|Mal d'Archive: Une Impression Freudienne
Published in English
Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression (French: Mal d'Archive: Une Impression Freudienne) is a book by the French philosopher Jacques Derrida. It was 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.