Thursday, September 27, 2007

Literature as its own negation: Mark Thwaite on Blanchot

Mark Thwaite quoting Blanchot on ReadySteadyBooks.
"Literature professes to be important while at the same time considering itself an object of doubt," in the sense that it, "by its very activity, denies the substance of what it represents" and thus is "its own negation".

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