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This volume records a remarkable encounter in critical and philosophical thinking: Parsing his brief work, there was always a subtle gleam to be explored, appreciated. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

The Instant of My Death / Demeure: Fiction and Testimony by Maurice Blanchot

I think the distinction is necessary in ou This is a review, a review in abeyance. My normal life doesn’t exactly champion such rigor.

I think the distinction is necessary in our approach to Karl Ove, especially through the Norwegian’s meditation on Hitler. A mastery of nuance is also on display. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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English Copyright of Instantes y Azares: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. That is, not German. Lukas rated it it was amazing Nov 26, Kevin Holden rated it it bpanchot amazing Jan 30, Blanchot’s story about nearly being killed by the Nazis is also fascinating and beautifully told.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. This silly goodreads thing lists Blanchot as the author of the TWO pieces in this book, but it is not the case. Lists with This Book.

Rae rated it really liked it Apr 09, To speak, to maintain the secret, in the between – the space in which and through which difference may proliferate and the other may maintain its alterity; through the joyous play of the disastrous emptiness of language in its shattering instant or instance which is ever coming, to come, yet from out of an absolute anteriority; an an-arche of time which shatters time and its principles the present and its presence – maintenant – the instant.

Remind me to read more Blanchot. Mark Broadhead rated it it was amazing Jan 24, His Literature and the Right to Death shows the influence that Heidegger had on a whole generation of French intellectuals.

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That would be Blanchot. Despite the opacity of the argument, this is a marvelous triumph of poetic association. The book consists of The Instant of My Deatha powerful short prose piece mo Blanchot, and an extended essay by Derrida that reads it in the context of questions of literature and of bearing witness.

April rated it really liked it Nov 06, Michail Drakomathioulakis rated it really liked it Oct 15, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The text raises the question of what it means to write about a non experience one cannot claim as one’s own, and as such is a text of testimony or witness.


This is a review, a review in abeyance. My virgin Derrida experience.

Extremely useful in terms of trauma theory and memory. The opening selection by Blanchot approximates the autobiographical.

Blanchot’s narrative concerns a moment when a young man is brought before a firing squad during World War II and then suddenly finds himself released from his near death. Nov 20, Derek rated it really liked it. Black Saga rated it it was amazing Mar 01, Oct 14, Y. For anyone invested in Derrida, there might not be much news here and for people new to Derrida this definitely wouldn’t be an understandable start. Derrida’s reading of Blanchot links the problem of testimony to the problem of the secret and to the notion of the instant.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Speaking – destroying of effacing the self and its presence, to attempt to move closer to the other communication through neutrality – yet maintaining the distance, leaving the other their space, opening and maintaining it in secret, through the secret of the between; leaving silent the other left to the silence of alterity, the outside.

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