The One Who Was Standing Apart from Me

The One Who Was Standing Apart from Me This work takes the form of a conversation an interview An obsessive questioning back and forth builds up Blanchot s narrative with its sense shared with Kafka s famous doorkeeper parable that behin

  • Title: The One Who Was Standing Apart from Me
  • Author: Maurice Blanchot Lydia Davis
  • ISBN: 9781886449428
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Paperback
  • This work takes the form of a conversation, an interview An obsessive questioning back and forth builds up Blanchot s narrative, with its sense shared with Kafka s famous doorkeeper parable that behind each question lies the spooky possibility of a further, imposing, insoluble question Thematically, powerlessness, inertia, insufficient speech, weariness, faThis work takes the form of a conversation, an interview An obsessive questioning back and forth builds up Blanchot s narrative, with its sense shared with Kafka s famous doorkeeper parable that behind each question lies the spooky possibility of a further, imposing, insoluble question Thematically, powerlessness, inertia, insufficient speech, weariness, falling, faltering everything tied to a negative or nonexistent value in ordinary discourse is given value here by its being articulated, moved into writing and thought What s insignificant or worthless gathers weight through its troubling persistence, its failure to disappear The endless conversation of Blanchot s writing turns fiction toward an experience of listening a far cry from the storytelling most fiction still takes itself to be.

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    1. The one who stands apart from me is (not) me.A saying without answer, writing (n)ever written, echoing its internal silence. A dialogue with the other who is none other than one's self (though not the fictive I, but outside such constructions.No beginning, no end, repeating itself endlessly in a perpetual circle that is yet to close; for closure is completeness. Vortextual then.Rather, a parenthetical dialogue (monologue?) that is at the heart of, and yet outside of and otherwise than, the key t [...]

    2. I must admit, I am floored by this book. John Updike was right: Blanchot was one of the very greatest modern French writers. No question.It's too bad I'm only the second person, after Alex, to review it. It is truly remarkable.It'll take only an hour or so for you to read, but it could change the way you see your life!EXCERPT:"I climbed the steps On the same level, and a little later, opening the door I thought was the door to the stairway - but it must have been contiguous to it - I was in some [...]

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