WHEN THE TIME COMES ostensibly chronicles the troubled relations between the narrator-a very ill man-and the two women whose lives he invades. As in all of Blanchot's intensely subjective fiction, the true subject of the work is the narrator's consciousness and the process by which his tale emerges through its telling. Powerfully affected by the slightest of events, the narrator responds with a violence that, most disturbingly, appears inevitable.
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About the Author:
Maurice Blanchot is one of the most enigmatic and influential figures in modern French writing. His work encompasses the writing of novels and r
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- PublisherStation Hill Press
- Publication date1995
- ISBN 10 0930794966
- ISBN 13 9780930794965
- Edition number1
- Number of pages74