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The disavowed community

Author: Jean-Luc Nancy; Philip Armstrong
Publisher: New York, NY : Fordham University Press, [2016].
Series: Commonalities.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : Online system or service : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Over thirty years after Maurice Blanchot writes The Unavowable Community (1983), a book that offered a critical response to an early essay by Jean-Luc Nancy on "the inoperative community". Nancy responds in turn with The Disavowed Community. Stemming from Jean-Christophe Bailly's initial proposal to think community in terms of "number" or the "numerous," and unfolding as a close reading of Blanchot's text, Nancy's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Jean-Luc, Nancy
Disavowed Community.
Bronx : Fordham University Press, 2016
Named Person: Maurice Blanchot; Maurice Blanchot
Material Type: Online system or service, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Luc Nancy; Philip Armstrong
ISBN: 9780823273881 0823273881 9780823273874 0823273873
OCLC Number: 1058983305
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: electronic text (140 pages).
Contents: Community, number --
Beyond the political --
The heart or the law --
The consumed community --
Essentially that which escape.
Series Title: Commonalities.
Other Titles: Communauté désavouée.
Responsibility: Jean-Luc Nancy ; translated by Philip Armstrong.


Over thirty years after Maurice Blanchot writes The Unavowable Community-a book outlining a critical response to Jean-Luc Nancy's early proposal for thinking an "inoperative community"-The Disavowed  Read more...


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"This is a powerful and important book, in several respects: first, because this is Nancy's first public engagement with Maurice Blanchot's 1983 book The Unavowable Community, bringing to focus Read more...

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