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Author: Jean-Louis Chrétien
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2003.
Series: Perspectives in continental philosophy, no. 32.
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"Jean-Louis Chretien looks to poetry and painting to explore a theme that runs through all of his work: how human life is shaped by the experience of call and response. For Chretien, we live by responding to the call of experience with words, gestures, and expressions, even silence; in the process, we can become painfully aware of limits and failings." "In luminous meditations on works by Rembrandt, Delacroix,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Chrétien, Jean-Louis, 1952-
Hand to hand.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2003011118
(OCoLC)52372859
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Louis Chrétien
ISBN: 1417534125 9781417534128
OCLC Number: 56208880
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 184 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: How to wrestle with the irresistible --
Silence in painting --
A polyptych of slumbers --
The strange beauty of Charon --
The cat as instrument of nudity --
From God the artist to man the creator --
Like a liquid bond --
Elementary tears.
Series Title: Perspectives in continental philosophy, no. 32.
Other Titles: Corps à corps.
Responsibility: Jean-Louis Chretien ; translated with an introduction by Stephen E. Lewis.
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In meditations on Rembrandt, Delacroix, Manet, Verlaine, Keats and other artists, Chretien shows how "talking hands of painters" and the "secretly lucid" voices of poets confront the finitude of the  Read more...

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[Chretien] has written a luminous meditation on various works of artGCoamong them paintings by Rembrandt, Delacroix and Manet-in which he advocates for a 'solitary act of listening' on the part of Read more...

 
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