A Simplified read to Derrida’s Grammatology, Deconstruction in The Workhouse Ward for Lady Gregory

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  • Yahya Kamal Mohammad Mostafa Kütahya Dumlupınar Üniversitesi




Derrida Grammatolgy, Deconstruction, The Workhouse Ward


The year 1967 was the publication Of Grammatology by the French philosopher Jacques Derrida. The book, which introduced the concept of deconstruction, suggests that in philosophical way. He discusses the theories about language and writing presented by many authours such as, Ferdinand de Saussure, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Martin Heidegger, throughout the book. Derrida doesn't merely criticises some of their theories, but he actually  asks for a new science that  called "grammatology" to investigate the issues he raises regarding how to theorise the act of writing. The aim of this paper is to simplify Derrida’s concepts according to what came in his book beside shedding the light of the important steps of how to deconstruct a text according to Derrida’s principles applying that to one play.

Author Biography

Yahya Kamal Mohammad Mostafa, Kütahya Dumlupınar Üniversitesi

Ingiliz Dil ve Edebiyatı, Türkiye


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How to Cite

Mostafa, Y. K. M. (2023). A Simplified read to Derrida’s Grammatology, Deconstruction in The Workhouse Ward for Lady Gregory . International Journal of Advanced Natural Sciences and Engineering Researches, 7(4), 300–307. https://doi.org/10.59287/ijanser.719