Lévinas, Blanchot, Jabès: Figures of Estrangement
"Philosopher Lévinas, novelist and essayist Blanchot, poet Jabès, all three constitute the rich intellectual soil from which more visible thinkers such as Derrida and Foucault have emerged. . . . A user-friendly essay on a very difficult subject. . . . All students of literary theory will want to have this book."--Jean-Michel Rabaté, University of Pennsylvania
"Among the best things written in English on [these writers]. . . . Presents a lucid and intelligent reading of all three authors, centering on their relationships to Jewish themes and concerns. It demonstrates the intimacy and near-complicity that connects them, but also the distance that separates them from one another. . . . A major work of scholarship."--Steven Shaviro, University of Washington
In the first critical study to consider together the work of Emmanuel Lévinas (Lithuanian Jew, philosopher), Maurice Blanchot (French Catholic, novelist and literary theorist), and Edmond Jabès (Egyptian Jew, poet), Gary D. Mole demonstrates and compares the ways in which these writers have been instrumental in raising those issues of Jewishness that have been so central to contemporary postmodern thought.
Gary D. Mole is a lecturer in modern and medieval French literature at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. He has published articles on Lévinas, Blanchot, Jabès, Charlotte Delbo, Micheline Maurel, and François Villon and is translator, most recently, of Emmanuel Lévinas’s Beyond the Verse: Talmudic Readings and Lectures (1994).
Blanchot: "Whoever writes is in exile from writing: this is his own country where he is no prophet."
Jabès: "Faced with the impossibility of writing which paralyzes every writer and the impossibility of being Jewish which for two thousand years has rent the people of this name, the writer chooses to write and the Jew to survive."
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