Benjamin Fondane: A Poet in Exile

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William Kluback
P. Lang, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 140 pages
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This is the first book length study of one of Romania's greatest poets. Benjamin Fondane was a close friend of Lev Cheslov, a profound critic of contemporary European thought, and a thoughtful critic of the role of the Jew in Western civilization. In Fond

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Contents

A Poet from the Unknown
1
From the Happy to the Melancholy Sisyphus
15
We Walk with Fondane into the Mysteries of Evil
29
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About the author (1996)

William Kluback was Professor of Philosophy specializing in Hermann Cohen and neo-Kantians. In his passionate quest for a źdwelling for the spiritual,╗ he abandoned the philosophers, and toward the end of his life, turned to poets or poet-philosophers such as Paul Valery and Benjamin Fondane.

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