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Maurice Blanchot September 22, — February 20, was a French pre-war leader of the Young Right, philosopher, literary theorist and writer of fiction.

Nov 16, Alex Obrigewitsch rated it it was amazing. Showing of 5 reviews. In this landmark volume, Blanchot sustains a dialogue with a number of thinkers whose contributions have marked turning points in the history of Western thought and have influenced virtually all the themes that inflect the contemporary literary and philosophical debate today.

The Infinite Conversation

He writes as a Jew, always venerating the Exodus, reaching out even into the desert, toward that destination that cannot be reached, Hearing O Israel that word that is never comprehended.

For me a mystic is one of the four figures that are essential for demarcating a human endeavor worthy of the name.


Read more Read less. PaperbackTheory and History of Literature, Vol. Please try again later. Like so many members of his generation, Blanchot was influenced by Alexandre Kojeve’s humanistic interpretation of Hegel and the rise of modern existentialism influenced by Heidegger and Sartre. Home Current Catalogs Blog. These works also contain some of the best workings through of Bla What can I say about Blanchot?

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This book publishes late writings in Blanchot’s career. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Eren rated it it was amazing May 25, The Space of Literature. Theory and History of Literature Book 82 Paperback: Calling Blanchot a “critic” or “social commentator” is like calling Frank Lloyd Wright a home builder.

What can I say I’ve learned from Blanchot? Theory and History of Literature, Volume I would say that never as much as today have I pictured him so far ahead of us.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Search Site only in current section. The Infinite Conversation provides a mixture of rigorous theoretical thought and less formal converations, both of which are intriguing.

What reasons can I give you to read Blanchot? These words are quickly forgotten what was their “purpose” anyway? This review is but a fragment of what I would express about this work.


Almost ex nihilo, Blanchot constructs an ethics that asks extraordinary responsibility from us conversatiln drawing on God, natural law, humanism, or any kind of center. Related Publications The Forty-Nine Steps The acclaimed cultural critic turns to an examination of contemporary thought. It’s all very uncertain. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. University of Minnesota Press Coming soon. Susan Hanson is associate professor of Infinige at Drake University. The book amazes me.

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