May 20, Awaiting Oblivion ($; May 15, ; 88 pp.; ): Another of Blanchot’s almost-fictions (The One Who Was Standing Apart. Awaiting Oblivion (L’attente l’oubli) is one of the crowning works by the French philosopher and novelist Maurice Blanchot. Located at the crossroads of fiction. Choice. “Awaiting Oblivion is one of [Blanchot’s] crowning works a penetrating reflection upon human nature, language, and literature.””–Translation Review.

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Strongly reminiscent of Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author, Awaiting Oblivion takes place in an anonymous hotel room, furnished with only a bed, an armchair, and a table. Their reserved confusion and quiet desperation eventually impress upon them and us the realization that imagination or, if you will, writing can create reality — and offer the paradoxical solace that seems to rest at the heart of Blanchot’s writing: We are unable to deliver faster than stated.

References to this book A Taste for the Negative: There we encounter a man and a woman who in the words of translator John Gregg “are alternately waiting for something to happen to them that never does and vainly trying to remember something that may have already happened to them. Grand Eagle Retail is the ideal place for all your shopping needs! Account Options Sign in. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Returns are shipped at the customer’s risk. Located at the crossroads of fiction and philosophy, it is a daring, innovative, and strikingly original experiment in literary form.


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Awaiting Oblivion Maurice Blanchot Limited preview – University of Nebraska Press- Fiction – 85 pages.

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