Like the Sound of the Sea Deep within a Shell: Paul de Man's War

  title={Like the Sound of the Sea Deep within a Shell: Paul de Man's War},
  author={Jacques Derrida and Peggy Kamuf},
  journal={Critical Inquiry},
  pages={590 - 652}
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