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Archive Fever

Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression
The French edition
Author Jacques Derrida
Original title Mal d'Archive: Une Impression Freudienne
Country France
Language French
Subject Philosophy
Publisher Éditions Galilée
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Published in English
Media type Print

Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression (French: Mal d'Archive: Une Impression Freudienne) is a book by the French philosopher Jacques Derrida first published in 1995 by Éditions Galilée. An English translation by Eric Prenowitz was published in 1996.


In Archive Fever, Derrida discusses the nature and function of the archive, particularly in Freudian terms and in light of the death drive. The book also contains discussions of Judaism and Jewish identity and of electronic technology such as e-mail.

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