Translation of F. Laruelle’s “Toward an Active Linguistics”

Translation of F. Laruelle’s “Toward an Active Linguistics” Source: https://speculativeheresy.wordpress.com Translation of F. Laruelle’s “Toward an Active Linguistics” _______________________________ I apologize in advance for the many bracketing of the French, but this was only to render the distinctions between langue and langage clear (as well as pouvoir and puissance). Furthermore, all the footnotes are mine, […]

Translation of F. Laruelle’s Introduction to “Textual Machines”

Translation of F. Laruelle’s Introduction to “Textual Machines” Source: https://speculativeheresy.wordpress.com Translation of F. Laruelle’s Introduction to “Textual Machines” _______________________________ The following is a translation of F. Laruelle’s Introduction to Machines textuelles (Pais: Seuil, 1976), pp. 9-19, by Taylor Adkins, 9/1/13. Introduction to Textual Machines: Deconstruction and Libido of Writing             The text, well, it doesn’t […]