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Author Derrida, Jacques, author.

Title Sovereignties in question : the poetics of Paul Celan / Jacques Derrida ; edited by Thomas Dutoit and Outi Pasanen
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (x, 209 pages)
Series Perspectives in continental philosophy, 1089-3938
Perspectives in continental philosophy. 1089-3938
Contents To receive, to send : a note on the text / by Thomas Dutoit -- Shibboleth : for Paul Celan -- Poetics and politics of witnessing -- Language is never owned : an interview -- Majesties -- Rams : uninterrupted dialogue--between two infinities, the poem -- The truth that wounds : from an interview -- Appendix : The meridian / by Paul Celan
Summary This book brings together five powerful encounters between the most famous philosopher of our time and the Jewish poet who has powerfully testified to the European experience in the twentieth century. The memory of encounters with thinkers who have also engaged Celan's work animates these writings, which include a brilliant dialogue between two interpretative modes-hermeneutics and deconstruction. Derrida's approach to a poem is a revelation on many levels, from the most concrete ways of reading. Above all, he voices the call to responsibility in the ultimate line of Celan's poem: The world is
Notes Essays, except for "Majesties," originally published in French
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-209)
Notes Essays, except for "Majesties," originally published in French
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Subject Celan, Paul -- Aesthetics
Celan, Paul.
POETRY -- Continental European.
Form Electronic book
Author Dutoit, Thomas, editor.
Pasanen, Outi, editor.
ISBN 1423796411