"A precipice, like existence"

If the anthropological fact is linked to the enterprise of, through language "sorcery" (Mallarmé), conjuring the out-of-all-sense of existence (it, "a precipice"), all discourse of knowledge (all theory) and all art discover themselves as propitiations. This paper intends to sustain a radical understanding put forth by Kakfa: "Writing is a form of prayer".

French poetry; propitiation; gift; prayer


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