The Disappearance of Literature
Blanchot, Agamben, and the Writers of the No
|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...