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The unavowable community

The result is The Unavowable Community, which, as the title, is derived from the booklet with the same name, published in nineteen eighty-four by Maurice Blanchot (1907-2003). He was a philosopher and an influential French literary critic who greatly influenced post-modernistic literary criticism. He was a friend of Georges Bataille. In this booklet, he clarifies his thoughts on the possibility of such a community. From the viewpoint of several themes divided into two chapters, the negative community and the community of the lover, he shows how he thinks about a community that seems to rule out a shortcoming of language and what would be the possibility of such a community and at the same time the impossibility of the communal one.