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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There we encounter a man and a woman who in the words of translator John Gregg “are alternately waiting for something to happen awwiting them that never does and vainly trying to remember something that may blabchot already happened to them.

Located at the crossroads of fiction and philosophy, it is a daring, swaiting, and strikingly original experiment in literary form. Awaiting Oblivion L’attente l’oubli is one of the crowning works by the French philosopher and novelist Maurice Blanchot. This is because our items are shipped from different locations. Returns are shipped at the customer’s risk. Geeta Patel Limited preview – Awaiting Oblivion French modernist library.

Strongly reminiscent of Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author, Awaiting Oblivion takes place awajting an anonymous hotel room, furnished with only a bed, an armchair, and a table. A Taste for the Negative: Returns must be postmarked within 4 business days of authorisation and must be in resellable condition.

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Maurice Blanchot has been for a half century one of France’s leading authors of fiction and theory. We cannot take responsibility for items which are lost or damaged in transit.

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Lyrical Movements, Historical Hauntings: We are unable to deliver faster than stated. No eBook available Amazon. 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: From inside the book.