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The work of fire

Author: Maurice Blanchot
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1995.
Series: Meridian (Stanford, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a a collection of essays by Maurice Blanchot, a key figure in the exploration of the relationship between literature and philosophy. Recurring themes in the essays include:the relation of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Blanchot
ISBN: 0804724326 9780804724326 0804724938 9780804724937
OCLC Number: 31045952
Description: x, 344 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Reading Kafka --
Kafka and literature --
The myth of Mallarmé --
Mystery in literature --
The paradox of Aytré --
The language of fiction --
Reflections on surrealism --
René Char --
The "sacred" speech of Hölderlin --
Baudelaire's failure --
The sleep of Rimbaud --
From Lautrémont to Miller --
Translated from ... --
The novels of Sartre --
A note on Malraux --
Gide and the literature of experience --
Adolphe, or the misfortune of true feelings --
Gazes from beyond the grave --
Pascal's hand --
Valéry and Faust --
On Nietzsche's side --
Literature and the right to death.
Series Title: Meridian (Stanford, Calif.)
Other Titles: Part du feu.
Responsibility: Maurice Blanchot ; translated by Charlotte Mandell.
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"This collection of essays and reviews from the 1940s is about the 'fiery part' of literary language that burns through the aesthetic illusions and the easy referentiality of everyday language... Read more...

 
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