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Tel Quel


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DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405168908.2010.x


A journal published in Paris from 1960 to 1982 that under the editorial direction of novelist Philippe Sollers, which became a key source of A vant-garde work in literature and C ritical theory . Concerned with the relations between art and politics, the Tel Quel group explored new conceptions of language and the S ubject , seeking to establish W riting – écriture – as having its own specific and necessary revolutionary force. Influential in its emphasis on textual practices valued as breaking with the given social ordering of subjectivity (the “limit texts” of writers such as Sade or Artaud), the journal published important theoretical work on T extuality , notably by Roland B arthes , Julia K risteva , and Jacques D errida . 1995 : Histoire de Tel Quel 1960–1982 . 1990 : Tel Quel: La constitution sociale d'une avant-garde . 1989 : “As is.” . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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