ISBN-10:
1441160426
ISBN-13:
9781441160423
Pub. Date:
12/20/2012
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Dante and the Sense of Transgression: 'The Trespass of the Sign' / Edition 1

Dante and the Sense of Transgression: 'The Trespass of the Sign' / Edition 1

by William Franke
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ISBN-13: 9781441160423
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/20/2012
Series: New Directions in Religion and Literature , #20
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface \ Introduction: Dante's Implication in theTransgressiveness He Condemns \ Part I: Language and Beyond \ 2. TheLinguistic Turn of Transgression in the Paradiso \ 3. At the Limits ofLanguage, or Reading Dante through Blanchot \ 4. The Step/Not Beyond \ 5. TheNeuter-Nothing except nuance \ 6. Forgetting and the Limits of Experience-Letargoand the Argo \ 7. Speech-The Visionthat is Non-Vision \ 8. Writing-The "EssentialExperience" \ 9. The Gaze of Orpheus \ 10.Beatrice and Eurydice \ 11. Blanchot's Dark Gaze and the Experience ofLiterature as Transgression \ 12. Negative Theology and the Space of Literature-Order beyond Order \ Part II: Authority andPowerlessness (Kenosis) \ 13. Necessary Transgression-Human versus TranscendentAuthority \ 14. Dante and the Popes \ 15. Against the Emperor? \ 16. Inevitable Transgression along a HorizontalAxis \ 17. Heterodox Dante andChristianity \ 18. Christianity an Inherently Transgressive Religion? \ PartIII: Transgression and Transcendence \ 19.Transgression and the Sacred in Batailleand Foucault \ 20. Transgressionas the Path to God-The Authority of Inner Experience \ 21. Transcendenceand the Sense of Transgression \ Appendix: Levinasian Transcendence and the EthicalVision of the Paradiso \ 1.Prolegomenon on the Sense of Ethics \ 2. Paradisoas the Trace of the Other \ 3. Witnessing to the Transcendent \ 4.Ethical Un-Selfing of Metaphysical Self-Building \ Notes \ Index

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