By Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe
Lacoue-Labarthe's certain analyses of 2 decisive poems by way of Celan, "Tübingen, Jänner" and "Todtnauberg"—the one a reaction to Hölderlin, the opposite to Heidegger—and his sustained studying of "The Meridian" current Celan's verse of singularity because the stream at and past the border of generalizable event, i.e., as an experience, a traversing of a deadly box, within which language now not dominates whatever, yet particularly commemorates the voiding of innovations and the cave in of the constitutive powers of the topic. For Lacoue-Labarthe, poetry after the Shoah, the poetry of bared singularity, isn't any longer a poetry that will correspond to the concept of the subject—or, for that topic, to the concept that of poetry—but is very the language of the decept. in basic terms by way of being disappointed of the heroic language of idealistic poetry, and of the mytho-ontological traits of philosophy, can Celan's poetry maintain open the potential of one other historical past, one other future.
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