Inflected Language: Toward a Hermeneutics of Nearness: Heidegger, Levinas, Stevens, Celan

Inflected Language: Toward a Hermeneutics of Nearness: Heidegger, Levinas, Stevens, Celan

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ISBN-13: 9780791420607
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 08/01/1994
Series: SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy Series
Pages: 239
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Krzysztof Ziarek is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Abbreviations

Introduction: Inflecting Difference

1. Rethinking the Parameters of the Heideggerian Hermeneutics: Heidegger on Poetry and Thinking

Dichten-Denken: Beyond a Philosophy of Poetry
Heidegger's Language: From Difference to the Infold

2. Refiguring Otherness: A Heideggerian Bypass of Ethics?

Aside from Metaphysics: Heidegger on Nearness
Beyond Ontology and Ethics: The Two Side of Gelassenheit

3. Semantics of Proximity: Levinas on Non-Indifferenece

The Abrahamic Departure from Totality
The Non-Indifferent Face
Semantics of Proximity
The Trace

4. The Other Notation: Stevens and the Supreme Fiction of Poetry

Poet on the Dump: Steven's Reckoning with the Romantic Legacy
Notes toward Otherness: A Supreme Fiction?
Perhaps Other: Stevensian Notes on Difference

5. Chiasmus of Otherness: Reading Celan and his Interpreters

The Unwritten Text and the Name of the Other
"Two Kinds of Strangeness": Celan on the Possibility of Signifying the Ethical in Poetry

6. Celan's Poetic Meridians

Coda: Semiosis of Listening or an Other Meeting between Heidegger and Celan

Notes

Index

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