Paul de Man
Historical Figure
Nationality: Belgium
Date of Birth: 1919
Date of Death: 1983
Cause of Death: Cancer
Occupation: Philosopher, Author of Non-Fiction, Educator
Turtledove Appearances:
"Deconstruction Gang"
Set in OTL (?)
Type of Appearance: Posthumous reference
Paul de Man (December 6, 1919 – December 21, 1983) was a Belgian-born deconstructionist literary critic and theorist. De Man elaborated a distinct deconstruction in his philosophically-oriented literary criticism of Romanticism.

Paul de Man in "Deconstruction Gang"Edit

A young doctor of philosophy in English was able to secure a job as part of a road deconstruction gang after intelligently answering a question about Paul de Man. Furthermore, de Man's principals were instrumental in the deconstruction gang's work.