May 20, Awaiting Oblivion ($; May 15, ; 88 pp.; ): Another of Blanchot’s almost-fictions (The One Who Was Standing Apart. Awaiting Oblivion (L’attente l’oubli) is one of the crowning works by the French philosopher and novelist Maurice Blanchot. Located at the crossroads of fiction. Choice. “Awaiting Oblivion is one of [Blanchot’s] crowning works a penetrating reflection upon human nature, language, and literature.””–Translation Review.

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Awaiting Oblivion Maurice Blanchot Limited preview – Read, highlight, and aaiting notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Awaiting Oblivion L’attente l’oubli is one blxnchot the crowning works by the French philosopher and novelist Maurice Blanchot.

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Estimated delivery business days. Geeta Patel Limited preview – Strongly reminiscent of Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author, Awaiting Oblivion takes place in an anonymous hotel room, furnished with only a bed, an armchair, and a table.

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Awaiting Oblivion French modernist library. Beckett and Nihilism Shane Weller Limited preview – Their reserved confusion and quiet desperation eventually impress upon them and us the realization that imagination or, if you will, writing can create reality — and offer the paradoxical solace that seems to rest at the heart of Blanchot’s writing: There we encounter a man and a woman who in the words of translator John Gregg “are alternately waiting for something to happen to them that never does and vainly trying to remember something that may have already happened to them.


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