Multiple Arts: The Muses II


“Multiple Arts is filled with inexplicit connections, surprises, and openings—a most notable contribution.”—Henry Sussman, SUNY, Buffalo

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“Multiple Arts is filled with inexplicit connections, surprises, and openings—a most notable contribution.”—Henry Sussman, SUNY, Buffalo

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"Multiple Arts is filled with inexplicit connections, surprises, and openings—a most notable contribution."—Henry Sussman, SUNY, Buffalo

"These essays are a welcome contribution to the body of Nancy's work that now exists in English. They demonstrate with clarity and rigor the manner in which, for Nancy, the multipplicity of the arts never ceases to touch on, or to expose, the multiplicity of finite worldy existence." —Philosophy in Review/Comptes Rendus Philosophiques

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804739542
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Publication date: 5/3/2006
  • Series: Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics Series
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Jean-Luc Nancy is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Strasbourg. Stanford has published English translations of a number of his works: A Finite Thinking (2003), The Speculative Remark (2001), Being Singular Plural (2000), The Muses (1996), The Experience of Freedom (1993), and The Birth to Presence (1993).

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Literature
1 Making poetry 3
2 Taking account of poetry 10
3 Around the notion of literary communism 22
4 He says 35
5 Vox Clamans in Deserto 38
6 Paean for Aphrodite 50
7 Les Iris 61
8 On writing : which reveals nothing 70
9 Roger Laporte : the page 78
10 In Blanchot's company 82
11 On Blanchot 85
12 Deguy l'An Neuf! 89
13 The necessity of sense 109
14 Ja, Bes 118
15 Robert Antelme's two "phrases" 126
Pt. II Art
16 Georges 131
17 Catalogue 143
18 Interviews 159
19 Res Extensa 166
20 Lux Lumen splendor 171
21 Held, held back 175
22 The title's a blank 181
23 The technique of the present : on on Kawara 191
24 The Soun-Gui experience 207
25 The look of the portrait 220
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