The Most High (French Modernist Library Series)

The Most High French Modernist Library Series Blanchot describes a world where the Absolute has finally overcome all other rivals to its authority The State is unified universal and homogenous promising perfect satisfaction Why then does it fi

  • Title: The Most High (French Modernist Library Series)
  • Author: Maurice Blanchot Allan Stoekl
  • ISBN: 9780803261907
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Paperback
  • Blanchot describes a world where the Absolute has finally overcome all other rivals to its authority The State is unified, universal, and homogenous, promising perfect satisfaction Why then does it find revolt everywhere Could it be the omnipresent police The plagues The proliferating prisons and black markets Written in part as a description of post World War II Eu Blanchot describes a world where the Absolute has finally overcome all other rivals to its authority The State is unified, universal, and homogenous, promising perfect satisfaction Why then does it find revolt everywhere Could it be the omnipresent police The plagues The proliferating prisons and black markets Written in part as a description of post World War II Europe, Blanchot s dystopia charts with terrible clarity the endless death of god in an era of constantly metamorphosing but strangely definitive ideologies Translation Review Maurice Blanchot has been for a half century one of France s leading authors of fiction and theory Two of his most ambitious works, The Space of Literature and The Writing of the Disaster, are also available in Bison Books editions Allan Stoekl is the author of On Bataille and Agonies of the Intellectual Commitment, Subjectivity, and the Performative in the Twentieth Century French Tradition Nebraska 1992.

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    1. 80 sayfa ancak dayanabildim. Demek ki Blanchot bana göre değilmiş. Sevenlerine, sabır gösterenlere selam olsun. Okumayı eziyet çekme değil keyif alma için görme fikrine giderek daha alışıyorum galiba. Tabii keyif derken mutlaka hafif kitap olacak anlamı çıkmasın. Bazı ağır kitaplar da gayet güzel keyif verebiliyor. Örnek Kafka, Bernhard vs. Blanchot beni mutsuz etti, içimi sıktı. Pişman değilim:)

    2. what a book! a bible! a MOBY DICK! at the same time, an epic bore. a droning monologue of fatigue and sickness…THE MOST HIGH is an awesome failure — in the sense that PIERRE is a failure or that kafka is. that is to say, not at all — except in the sense that a pure ambition to representative truth must fall abysmally short.blanchot might’ve given a snort at the idea that his project had anything to do with representing truth. this sorrentino review (in the NYTimes–evidently such a thin [...]

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