Maurice Blanchot, – Novelist and critic Maurice Blanchot was born in Some of his works in translation include “Death Sentence” (), “The Gaze of. Writing about The Gaze of Orpheus, Geoffrey Hartman suggested that When we translated and well-chosen excerpts from Blanchot’s many influential books. , English, French, Book edition: The gaze of Orpheus, and other literary essays / by Maurice Blanchot ; pref. by Geoffrey Hartman ; translated by Lydia Davis.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Maurice Blanchot, – Novelist and critic Maurice Blanchot was born in Hartman was born in Frankfurt, Germany on August 11, Inhe was among the Jewish children evacuated from Nazi Germany as part of a Kindertransport. He spent the war years in England.
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After the war, he joined his mother in New York. He received a bachelor’s degree in comparative literature from Queens College in and a Ph.
He was a literary critic whose work took in the Romantic poets, Judaic sacred texts, Holocaust studies, deconstruction and the workings of memory. He wrote numerous books during his lifetime including Wordsworth’s Poetry, ; Criticism in the Wilderness: Literature, Derrida, Philosophy; Minor Prophecies: In the Aftermath of the Holocaust; Scars of the Spirit: Intellectual Journey of a Displaced Child of Europe. He died on March 14, at the age of Lydia Davis is a writer and translator.
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Davis’ stories are acclaimed for their brevity and humor. Many are only one or two sentences.
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Writing about The Gaze of Orpheus, Geoffrey Hartman suggested that When we come to write the history of criticism for the to period, it will be found that Blanchot, together with Sartre, made French ‘discourse’ possible, both in its relentlessness and its acuity. Reading him now, and in this form, I feel once more the excitement of discovering Blanchot in the s.
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