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Beyond death: L’instant De Ma Mort, by Maurice Blanchot

Abstract

Focusing on the theme of death, the basis of the entire narrative in L’instant de ma mort (The Instant of My Death), fromby French writer Maurice Blanchot, this article seeks to reflect for reflection ion some issues derived from thise theme, such as: the relationship between the self and the other in a narrative, the close relationlinks between among Blanchot’s text and Franz Kafka’s texts, the modifiers that make the narrator’s story hesitant, the specificity of the literary word and, at lastly, the idea of the impossibility of death proposed by the writer throughout his fictional text.

Keywords:
L’instant de ma mort; Maurice Blanchot; death

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