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A Voice from Elsewhere (SUNY Series, Insinuations: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, Literature)

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Reflections on the enigma and secret of "literature."

Anacrusis : on the poems of Louis-Rene des Forets. A voice from elsewhere ; The white, the black ; Anacrusis --
The beast of Lascaux --
The last to speak --
Michel Foucault as I imagine him. A man in danger ; Farewell to structuralism ; The demand for discontinuity ; Knowledge, power, truth? ; From subjection to subject ; T
Paperback, 146 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by State University of New York Press (first published 1992)
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Sep 04, 2011 Aarnoud Rommens rated it did not like it
cluck cluck cluck... celan ... cluck cluck heidegger... cluck token swipe at hegel cluck cluck celan... fin. I usually enjoy blanchot - in moderation - for its insightfulness, but this time around I could only detect a certain hastiness and tone of exhausted, solemn and priestlike repetition. But on the bright side: the font! The redeeming quality of this book lies in its font!
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Maurice Blanchot (September 27, 1907 – February 20, 2003) was a French pre-war leader of the Young Right, philosopher, literary theorist and writer of fiction. Blanchot was a distinctly modern writer who broke down generic boundaries, particularly between literature and philosophy. He began his career on the political right, but the experience of fascism altered his thinking to the point that he s ...more
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