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Broken TabletsLevinas, Derrida, and the Literary Afterlife of Religion$
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Sarah Hammerschlag

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231170598

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231170598.001.0001

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“There is Not a Pin to Choose Between Us”

(p.179) Epilogue
Broken Tablets

Sarah Hammerschlag

Columbia University Press

Ten pages into Gift of Death there is an intriguing note to Derrida’s 1991 seminar on the secret: “Literature concerning the secret is almost always organized around scenes and intrigues that deal with death,” it begins. This is a theme, he adds, that he had attempted to demonstrate in the seminar, “referring most often to ‘American’ examples.”...

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