This selection of 29 severe essays and stories on paintings, politics, literature, and philosophy files the big variety of Blanchot's pursuits, from the enigmatic work within the Lascaux caves to the atomic period. Essays are dedicated to works of fiction (Louis-René des Forêts, Pierre Klossowski, Roger Laporte, Marguerite Duras), to autobiographies or tales (Michel Leiris, Robert Antelme, André Gorz, Franz Kafka), or to authors who're greater than ever modern (Jean Paulhan, Albert Camus).
Several essays concentrate on questions of Judaism, as expressed within the works of Edmond Jabès, Emmanuel Levinas, and Martin Buber. one of the different issues coated are André Malraux's "imaginary museum," the Pléiade Encyclopedia undertaking of Raymond Queneau, paperback publishing, the paintings of Claude Lévi-Strauss, Benjamin's "Task of the Translator," Marx and communism, writings at the Holocaust, and the adaptation among paintings and writing. The booklet concludes with an eloquent invocation to friendship at the social gathering of the loss of life of Georges Bataille.
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