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The work of fire

Author: Maurice Blanchot
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1995.
Series: Meridian (Stanford, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   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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