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The Disappearance of Literature - a book by Hillyer, Aaron

The Disappearance of Literature

Blanchot, Agamben, and the Writers of the No

The Disappearance of Literature( )
Author: Hillyer, Aaron
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $110.00
Book Description:

In this book Aaron Hillyer considers the implications of Maurice Blanchot's strange formulation: "Literature is heading to its essence, which is its disappearance." This quest leads Hillyer to stage a dialogue between the works of Blanchot and Giorgio Agamben. Despite being primary points of reference for literary theory, no significant critical work has examined their "literary" writings together. The Disappearance of Literature initiates this new trajectory through readings of...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 x 0.65 Inches
Book Weight:0.853 Pounds

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