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1991_Language and Death_University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis MN - Oxford

1991_Language and Death_University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis MN - Oxford

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TheoryandHistoryofLiterature
Edited
by
""lad
Godzich
andJochenSchulte-Sasse
Volume78.GiorgioAgarnben
LanguageandDeath:ThePlace
(1'
Negativity
Volume77,HeleneCixous
Readings:ThePoeticsofBlanc/rot,Joyce,Kafka,Kleist,Lispector,Tsvetayeva
Volume
76.Jean-Luc
Nancy
171£
InoperativeCommunity
Volume75.ReyChow
WomanandChineseModernity;ThePoliticsofReadingbetweenWestandEast
Volume74.PaulJ.Thibault
SocialSemioticsasPraxis:Text,SocialMeaningMilking,andNabokov'sAda
HeleneCixous
ReadingwithClariceLispector
N.S.Trubetzkoy
WritingsonLiterature
NeilLarsen
ModernismandHegemony:AMaterialistCritiqueofAestheticAgencies
PaulZumthor
OralPoetry:
All
Introduction
HansRobertJauss
QuestionandAnswer:FormsofDialogicUnderstanding
PauldeMan
CriticalWritings,1953-1978
DidierCoste
NarrativeasCommunication
RenateBarilli
Rhetoric
Volume73.Volume
72.
Volume71.Volume70.Volume68.Volume66.Volume64.Volume63.Volume62.Volume61.Volume60.Volume59.Volume58.Volume57.Volume56.Volume55.Volume54.Volume53.Volume52.Volume51.VolumeSO.DanielCottom
TextandCulture:ThePoliticsofInterpretation
Theodor
W.
Adorno
Kierkegaard:ConstructionoftheAesthetic
KristinRoss
TheEmergenceofSocialSpace:RimbaudandtheParisCommune
LindsayWatersandWladGodzich
ReadingdeManReading
F.
W
J.
Schelling
ThePhilosophyofArt
LouisMarin
PortraitoftheKing
PeterSloterdijk
ThinkeronStage:Nietzsche'sMaterialism
PaulSmith
DiscerningtheSubject
RedaBensmaia
TheBarthesEffect:TheEssayasReflectiveText
EdmondCros
TheoryandPracticeofSociocriticism
PhilippeLejeune
OnAutobiography
ThierrydeDuve
PictorialNominalism:OnMarcelDuchamp'sPassagefromPaintingtotheReadymade
LuizCostaLima
ControloftheImaginary:ReasonandImaginationinModernTimes
Volume49.FredricJameson
TheIdeologiesofTheory:Essays197]-1986.Volume
2,
SyntaxofHistory
Volume48.FredricJameson
TheIdeologiesofTheory:Essays1971·1986.Volume
1,
SituationsofTheoryForotherbooksintheseries.seep,113.
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GiorgioAgamben
Translated
by
KarenE.PinkuswithMichaelHardtUniversityofMinnesotaPressMinneapolisOxford
 
Preface
Theideasexpoundedinthisbookoriginatedduringthewinterof1979andthesummerof1980inthecontextofaseminarinwhichMassimoDeCarolis,GiuseppeRusso,AntonellaMoscati,andNoerniPlastinoparticipated.Theideasare,ineverysense,thefruitofacommunaleffort.
It
isnearlyimpossible,infact,totranslateintowritingwhatwassaidduringthecourseofalong
sunousia
with''thethingitself."Whatfollowsdoesnotconstitutearecordoftheseminar,butsimplypresentstheideasandmaterialswediscussedintheplausibleformthatIhaveorganized.G.A.
ix
 
Introduction
Inapassagefromthethirdconferenceon
the.NatureofLanguage,
Heideggerwrites:DieSterblichensindjene,diedenTodalsToderfahrenkonnen.DasTiervermagdiesnicht.DasTierkannaberauchnichtsprcchen.DasWescnsverhaltniszwischen'IodundSpracheblitztauf,istabcrnochungcdacht.EskarinunsjedocheinenWinkgebenindieWeise,wiedasWesenderSpracheunszusichbelangtundsobeisich
verhalt,
IttrdenFall,dassderTodmitdemzusammengehort,was
uns
be-langt.[Mortalsaretheywhocanexperiencedeathasdeath.Animalscannotdoso.Butanimalscannotspeakeither.Theessentialrelationbetweendeathandlanguageflashesupbeforeus,butremainsstillunthought.
It
can,however,beckonustowardthewayinwhichthenatureof.
language
draws
us
intoitsconcern,
and
sorelatesustoitself,incasedeathbelongstogetherwithwhatreachesoutforus,touchesus.](Heidegger3,p.215;Englished.,pp.107~8)
"Theessentialrelation.betweendeathandlangllageflashesupbeforeus,butremainsstillunthought."
Inthefollowingpageswewillthematicallyinvestigate
thisrelation.InsodoingweareguidedbytheconvictionthatwemayapproachacrucialouterlimitinHeidegger'sthought=-perhapstheverylimitaboutwhichhetoldhisstudents,inaseminarconductedinLeThorduringthesummerof1968:"Youcanseeit,Icannot."Andyetourinvestigationisnotdirectlyan

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