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Blanchot's Désoeuvrement in NY Subway

March 16th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

“Le désoeuvrement” — a core term in Maurice Blanchot’s late writings, which I translated as “the unworking” in The Unavowable Community, available in paperback from Station Hill Press — has just surfaced (well, maybe not exactly the right word) in the New York subway ad:

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