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How does Derrida's Signifying obfuscate his writing?

(NB: I am not black, so please take anything I say on the topic of Signifying in African-American culture with the appropriate grains of salt.) There are two things being discussed here: Derrida's ...
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How does Lacan and Derrida performing an example of a point, obfuscate their writing?

1. Lacan: Basically everything in Ecrits, in which on the last page of the Overture he says that he wants to make the reader work to understand him ("must pay the price with elbow grease"). Derrida: ...
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How does Derrida's Signifying obfuscate his writing?

The first quote seems to be saying that Derrida's playful (but instructive) use of language often makes it hard to understand him. If that's what you're looking for, you can take a look at "Limited ...
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