The Writing of the Disaster [Audiobook] download free by Maurice Blanchot

The Writing of the Disaster Audiobook download free by Maurice Blanchot
  • Listen audiobook: The Writing of the Disaster
  • Author: Maurice Blanchot
  • Release date: 1995/4/14
  • Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780803261204
  • Rating: 9.64 of 10
  • Votes: 770
  • Review by: Elliot Templeton
  • Review rating: 9.83 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/27
  • Duration: 1H54M34S in 256 kbps (30.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-03
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, MP3, MPEG4, MPEG-4 DST, MOD, FLAC, WAV (compression RAR, ZIP, IMG, GZ)
  • Total pages original book: 153
  • Includes a PDF summary of 15 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 10M26S (3 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Modern history is haunted by the disasters of the century-world wars, concentration camps, Hiroshima, and the Holocaust-grief, anger, terror, and loss beyond words, but still close, still impending. How can we write or think about disaster when by its very nature it defies speech and compels silence, burns books and shatters meaning? The Writing of the Disaster reflects upon efforts to abide in disaster's infinite threat. First published in French in 1980, it takes up the most serious tasks of writing: to describe, explain, and redeem when possible, and to admit what is not possible. Neither offers consolation. Maurice Blanchot has been praised on both sides of the Atlantic for his fiction and criticism. The philosopher Emmanuel Levinas once remarked that Blanchot's writing is a 'language of pure transcendence, without correlative.' Literary theorist and critic Geoffrey Hartman remarked that Blanchot's influence on contemporary writers 'cannot be overestimated.'
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: General, Literary Studies: From C 1900 -, Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.59 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x10.92mm
  • Weight: 195g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Lincoln, United States

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