By William Allen
In a sequence of wealthy and compelling readings, William S. Allen indicates how an unique and rigorous mode of considering arises inside of Blanchot’s early writings and the way Adorno’s aesthetics depends upon a relation among language and materiality that has been extensively missed. moreover, via reconsidering the matter of the independent murals when it comes to literature, a significant factor in modernist aesthetics is given a better serious and fabric relevance as a method of pondering that's summary and urban, rigorous and ambiguous. whereas examples of this type of writing are available within the works of Blanchot and Beckett, the calls for that such texts position on readers in simple terms verify the demanding situations and the chances that literary autonomy poses to thought.
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Aesthetics of Negativity: Blanchot, Adorno, and Autonomy (Perspectives in Continental Philosophy) by William Allen