In Of Grammatology, Derrida writes in passing that Freud’s concept of Nachträglichkeit or “deferred effect” fundamentally reorganizes our understanding of the successive or linear nature of time. In this essay, I trace the nonlinear time of Nachträglichkeit in Jean-Dominique Ingres’s painting Virgil Reading the Aeneid Before Augustus and its intertexts.
|Translated title of the contribution
|Now X: Freud Writing After Derrida/Vergil Reading Before Augustus
|177 - 187
|Number of pages
|Published - Sept 2011