Added by staff

Share Your Quotes Join Us Inspire & Move Your Friends

How do you feel today?    I feel ...

Lovers of painting and lovers of music are people who openly display their preference like a delectable ailment that isolates them and makes them proud.

This quote is about taste

Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.

A bit about Maurice Blanchot ...

Maurice Blanchot (September 27, 1907-February 20, 2003) was a French philosopher, literary theorist and writer of fiction. His influence on later post-structuralist theorists such as Jacques Derrida is difficult to overstate. It would be wrong to speak of Blanchot's work in terms of a coherent, all-encompassing 'theory', since it is a work founded on paradox and impossibility. If there is a thread running through all his writing, it is the constant engagement with the 'question of literature', a simultaneous enactment and interrogation of the profoundly strange experience of writing. For Blanchot, 'literature begins at the moment when literature becomes a question' (Literature and the Right to Death).

These people bookmarked this quote:

Nobody has bookmarked this quote yet.