Blanchot's Vigilance: Literature, Phenomenology and the Ethical

Blanchot's Vigilance: Literature, Phenomenology and the Ethical


Of the various questions provoked by way of Blanchot's notion and writing, that of figuring out its moral and political value could be the main urgent. Spanning his literary serious and philosophical writings, and addressing such significant strategies because the snapshot and the neuter, Blanchot's Vigilance offers a sustained research of Blanchot's reaction to Levinas's moral suggestion, the political commitments of the Surrealists, Heidegger's readings of the traditional Greeks, and the claims of psychoanalysis. In a chain of thorough and lucid readings, Iyer offers Blanchot's significant drawback as conserving one of those vigilance over a distinction which opens within the articulation of experience.

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