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The way of oblivion : Heraclitus and Kafka

Author: David Schur
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by Harvard University Press, ©1998.
Series: Harvard studies in comparative literature, 44.
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An examination of a philosophical metaphor: the way or path of method. Schur follows the development of a rhetorical commonplace into a Heraclitean paradox of method, concluding that Kafka's account  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Schur, David, 1964-
Way of oblivion.
Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by Harvard University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)644011232
Named Person: Heraclitus, of Ephesus.; Franz Kafka; Héraclite, d'Éphèse.; Franz Kafka; Heraclitus, of Ephesus.; Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka; Heraclitus, Ephesius.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Schur
ISBN: 0674948025 9780674948020 0674948033 9780674948037
OCLC Number: 38936626
Language Note: Includes quotations in Greek and German.
Description: 273 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Heraclitus in Context --
2. The Heraclitean Way in Plato's Republic --
3. Heidegger's Way of Waylessness --
4. Heidegger and Heraclitus --
5. Blanchot's Introduction to the Reading of Kafka --
6. Kafka's Way of Transcendence --
7. The Trajectory of Kafka's Judgment --
8. Through Oblivion to Afterlife.
Series Title: Harvard studies in comparative literature, 44.
Responsibility: David Schur.

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