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Professor Leslie Hill FBA: Complete Publications

Books

Beckett's Fiction: In Different Words, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1990, republished 2009, xii + 187 pp., ISBN 978 0 0 521 35645 8 (hb), 978 0 521 11056 3 (pbk)

Marguerite Duras: Apocalyptic Desires, London, Routledge, 1993, x + 200 pp., ISBN 0 415 05047 2 (hb), ISBN 0 415 05048 0 (pbk), republished 2001 in the Taylor & Francis e-Library, ISBN 0 203 00239 3

Blanchot: Extreme Contemporary, London, Routledge, 1997, xii + 302 pp., ISBN 0 415 09173 X (hb), ISBN 0 415 09174 8 (pbk), republished 2001 in the Taylor & Francis e-Library, ISBN 0 203 00475 2

Bataille, Klossowski, Blanchot: Writing at the Limit, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2001, x + 277 pp., ISBN 0 19 815971 4, republished 2010 by Oxford Scholarship Online, at http://www.oxfordscholarship.com, ISBN 9780198159711; eISBN: 9780191716065; DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159711.001.0001.

The Cambridge Introduction to Jacques Derrida, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2007, xii + 140 pp., ISBN 978 0 521 86416 9 (hb), 978 0 521 68281 7 (pbk)

Radical Indecision: Barthes, Blanchot, Derrida, and the Future of Criticism, Notre Dame, Indiana, Notre Dame University Press, 2010, xiv + 438 pp, ISBN 978 0 268 03107 7

Maurice Blanchot and Fragmentary Writing: A Change of Epoch, New York, Continuum, 2012, vi + 443 pp., ISBN 978 1 4411 2527 9 (hb), 978 1 4411 6622 7 (pbk).

Co-Edited Volumes

After Blanchot: Literature, Philosophy, Criticism, edited by Leslie Hill, Brian Nelson, and Dimitris Vardoulakis, Newark, University of Delaware Press, 2005, ISBN 0 87413 946 5

Blanchot dans son siècle, edited by Monique Antelme, Gisèle Berkman, Christophe Bident, Jonathan Degenève, Leslie Hill, Michael Holland, Olivier Le Trocquer, Jérémie Majorel, and Parham Shahrjerdi, Lyon, éditions Parangon, collection Sens Public, 2009, ISBN 978-2-84190-191-3

Chapters

‘Proust and the Art of Reading’, Comparative Criticism, vol. 2, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1980, pp. 167-85, ISBN 0 521 22756 9

‘Julia Kristeva: Theorizing the Avant-Garde?’, in Abjection, Melancholia and Love: the Work of Julia Kristeva, edited by John Fletcher and Andrew Benjamin, London, Routledge, 1990, pp. 137-56, ISBN 0 415 04155 4 (hb), ISBN 0 415 04190 2 (pbk)

‘Philippe Sollers and Tel Quel’, in Beyond the Nouveau Roman, edited by Michael Tilby, Oxford, Berg, 1990, pp. 100-22, ISBN 0 85496 611 0

‘Perec à Warwick’, in Parcours Perec : colloque de Londres (mars 1988), edited by Mireille Ribière, Lyon, Presses universitaires de Lyon, 1990, pp. 25-40, ISBN 2 7297 0365 9 (partially reprinted in: Georges Perec, Entretiens et conférences, edited by Dominique Bertelli and Mireille Ribière, 2 vols, Joseph K., 2003, I, 76-88)

‘“Fuck Life”: Rockaby, Sex, and the Body’, in Beckett On and On…, edited by Marius Buning and Lois Oppenheim, New York, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1996, pp. 19-26, ISBN 90 5183 347 4

‘Introduction’, in Maurice Blanchot: the Demand of Writing, edited by Carolyn Bailey Gill, London, Routledge, 1996, pp. 1-20, ISBN 0 415 12595 2 (hb), ISBN 0 415 12596 0 (pbk)

‘Writing Sexual Relations’, in Critical Essays on Marguerite Duras, edited by Bettina L. Knapp, New York, G.K. Hall & Co., 1998, pp. 159-77, ISBN 0 7838 0058 4 (reprinted from Marguerite Duras: Apocalyptic Desires, pp. 137-58)

‘The Trilogy Translated’, in Samuel Beckett, edited and introduced by Jennifer Birkett and Kate Ince, London, Longman, 2000, 99-116, ISBN 0 582 29807 5 (hb), ISBN 0 582 29806 7 (pbk) (reprinted from Beckett's Fiction: In Different Words, pp. 40-4, 48-58, 170-3)

‘From Order to Adventure: Women's Fiction Since 1970’, in A History of Women's Writing in France, edited by Sonya Stephens, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2000, pp. 168-84, ISBN 0 521 58167 2 (hb), ISBN 0 521 58844 8 (pbk)

‘The (Im)possibility of Literature’, in Contemporary Literary Criticism, edited by Jeffrey W. Hunter, volume 135, Farmington Hills, Miami, The Gale Group, Winter 2001, pp. 113-20, ISBN 0 7876 4624 5 (reprinted from Blanchot: Extreme Contemporary, pp. 53-69)

« Une voix vient de l’autre rive: Blanchot aux pays de James et de Woolf », in Maurice Blanchot : récits critiques, edited by Christophe Bident and Pierre Vilar, Tours, Farrago, 2003, 199-206, ISBN 2 84490 130 1

« D’un nihilisme presque infini », in Maurice Blanchot : récits critiques, edited by Christophe Bident and Pierre Vilar, Tours, Farrago, 2003, 377-93, ISBN 2 84490 130 1

“Maurice Blanchot has died…”, in Nowhere without No: In Memory of Maurice Blanchot, edited by Kevin Hart, Stray Dog Editions, Vagabond Press, Sydney, 2003, 20-2, ISBN 0 95751506 0 X

‘Poststructuralist Readings of Beckett‘, in Palgrave Advances in Samuel Beckett Studies, edited by Lois Oppenheim, New York & London, Macmillan & St Martin's Press, 2004, 68-88, ISBN 1 4039 0352 2 (hb), 1 4039 0353 0 (pbk)

‘“A Form That Thinks”: Godard, Blanchot, Citation’, in Forever Godard, edited by Michael Temple, James S. Williams, and Michael Witt, London, Black Dog Publishing, (2004) second edition 2007, 396-415, 435-7, ISBN 1 901033 69 4

‘A Fragmentary Demand’, in The Power of Contestation: Perspectives on Maurice Blanchot, edited by Kevin Hart and Geoffrey H. Hartman, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004, 101-20, 205-9, ISBN 0 8018 7962 0

‘“Affirmation without precedent”: Maurice Blanchot and Criticism Today’, in After Blanchot: Literature, Philosophy, Criticism, edited by Leslie Hill, Brian Nelson, and Dimitris Vardoulakis, Newark, University of Delaware Press, 2005, 58-79, ISBN 0 87413 946 5

« Qu’appelle-t-on désastre ? », in Blanchot dans son siècle, edited by Monique Antelme, Gisèle Berkman, Christophe Bident, Jonathan Degenève, Leslie Hill, Michael Holland, Olivier Le Trocquer, Jérémie Majorel, and Parham Shahrjerdi, Lyon, éditions Parangon, collection Sens Public, 2009, 331-45. ISBN 978-2-84190-191-3.

'Weary Words: L’Entretien infini’, in Clandestine Encounters: Philosophy in the Narratives of Maurice Blanchot, edited by Kevin Hart, Notre Dame, Indiana, Notre Dame University Press, 2010, 282-303, ISBN 978 0 268 03092 6

'"A Fine Madness": Translation, Quotation, the Fragmentary', in Blanchot Romantique: a Collection of Essays, edited by John McKeane and Hannes Opelz, Bern, Peter Lang, 2010, 211-31, ISBN 978 3 03911 973 8

‘Samuel Beckett (1906-1989): Language, Narrative, Authority’, in The Cambridge Companion to European Novelists, edited by Michael Bell, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2012, 394-409, ISBN 978 0 521 51504 7

« L’Itinéraire de Blanchot », Maurice Blanchot : La littérature encore une fois, Geneva: éditions Furor, 2017, 99-115

« Thomas à l’écran : sur une tentative de cinéma », Maurice Blanchot : La littérature encore une fois, Geneva: éditions Furor, 2017, 359-67

Articles

‘Flaubert and the Rhetoric of Stupidity’, Critical Inquiry, 3, 2, Winter 1976, 333-43, ISSN 0093 1896

‘Fiction, Myth, and Identity in Samuel Beckett's Novel Trilogy’, Forum for Modern Language Studies, XIII, 3, July 1977, 230-39 (republished in Modern Critical Interpretations: Samuel Beckett's Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable, edited by Harold Bloom, New York, Chelsea House, 1988, pp. 85-94, ISBN 1 55546 057 7)

‘Raymond Roussel and the Place of Literature’, Modern Language Review, 74, 4, October 1979, 823-35, ISSN 0026-7937 (republished in Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, edited by Dennis Poupard, Detroit, Michigan, Gale Research Co., 1986, vol. 20, pp. 252-55, ISBN 0 8103 2402 4)

‘The Wandering Viewpoint’ (on Wolfgang Iser), Oxford Literary Review, 4, 2, 1980, 94–101, ISSN 0305 1498

‘The Name, the Body, The Unnamable’, Oxford Literary Review, 6, 1, 1983, 52-67, ISSN 0305-1498

‘Reading Beckett's Remainders’, French Studies, XXXVIII, 2, April 1984, 173–87, ISSN 0016 1128

‘Robbe-Grillet: Formalism and its Discontents’, Paragraph, 3, April 1984, 1-24, ISSN 0264 8334

‘Barthes's Body’, Paragraph, 11, 2, July 1988, 107-26, ISSN 0264 8334 (republished in Roland Barthes: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory, edited by Neil Badmington, 4 vols, London and New York: Routledge, 2010, vol 3, 61-77; ISBN: 978-0-415-47257-9).

‘Marguerite Duras and the Limits of Fiction’, Paragraph, 12, 1, March 1989, 1-22, ISSN 0264 8334

‘A Postmodern Novel?’, Paragraph, 12, 1, March 1989, 97-101, ISSN 0264 8334

‘Creating Phantoms’, Paragraph, 12, 1, March 1989, 102-6, ISSN 0264 8334

‘Marguerite Duras: Sexual Difference and Tales of Apocalypse’, Modern Language Review, 84, 3, July 1989, 601-14, ISSN 0026 7937 (republished in Short Story Criticism, volume 40, edited by Jenny Cromie, Farmington Hills, Miami, The Gale Group, 2001, pp. 87-96, ISBN 0 7876 3276 7)

‘Samuel Beckett (1906-1989)’, Radical Philosophy, 55, Summer 1990, 61-2

‘Blanchot and Mallarmé’, MLN, 105, 5, December 1990, 889-913, ISSN 0026 7910

‘Late Texts: Writing the Work of Mourning’, in ‘Samuel Beckett 1970–1989’, edited by Marius Buning, Sjef Houppermans, and Danièle de Ruyter, Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd'hui, 1, 1992, 10-25, ISBN 90 5183 347 4

‘Filming Ghosts: French Cinema and the Algerian War’, Modern Fiction Studies, 38, 3, Autumn 1992, 787-804, ISSN 0026 7724

‘Lacan with Duras’, Journal of the Institute of Romance Studies, 1, 1992, 405-24, ISSN 0967 1129 (republished in Writing and Psychoanalysis: a Reader, edited by John Lechte, London, Edward Arnold, 1996, pp. 143-66, ISBN 0 340 64561 X (hb), 0 340 62498 1 (pbk))

‘Écrire — la maladie (à propos de quelques textes d'Hervé Guibert)’, Nottingham French Studies, special issue on Hervé Guibert, edited by Jean-Pierre Boulé, 34, 1, 1995, 89-99, ISBN 0 900572 85 X

‘Marguerite Duras (1914-96)’, Modern and Contemporary France, NS4, 3, 1996, 285-6, ISSN 0963 9489

‘Writing: The End of History?’, New Formations, 32, Autumn 1997, 172-5, ISSN 05315 838 X

‘“Up the Republic!”: Beckett, Writing, Politics’, MLN, 112, 5, December 1997, 909-28, ISSN 0026 7910

«On sait qu'un fil mystérieux…», L’Œil-de-bœuf, 14-15, special issue on Maurice Blanchot, May 1998, 29-31, ISSN 1244 9245

‘« Ein Gespräch » : Blanchot depuis Heidegger jusqu'à Hölderlin’, Revue des sciences humaines, special issue on Maurice Blanchot, edited by Roger Laporte, 253, January-March 1999, 187-208, ISSN 0035 2195; translated into Spanish (Argentina) as ‘Nombrando a los dioses: de Heidegger a Hölderlin’ by Juan Manuel Conforte, in Nombres, Revista de filosofia, XIX, 23, November 2009, 41-58, ISSN 0328-1574

‘Quand un poète est enfermé…’, Pour Fayraj Bayrakdar, Bulletin du comité international contre la répression, 31 (supplément), Paris, November 1999, n.p., ISSN 1151 4337

‘Beckett, Writing, Politics: Answering for Myself‘, Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd'hui, 9: Beckett and Religion, Beckett/Aesthetics/ Politics, edited by Marius Buning, Matthijs Engelberts, and Onno Kosters, and by guest editors Mary Bryden, Lance St John Butler, and Peter Boxall, December 2000, 215-21, ISBN 90 420 144 0

‘Three Texts’, The Oxford Literary Review, 22: ‘Disastrous Blanchot’, 2000, 3-8, ISSN 0305 1498

‘“A Kind of Struggle”: Blanchot, Kafka, the neutre’, The Oxford Literary Review, 22: ‘Disastrous Blanchot’, 2000, 74-93, ISSN 0305 1498

‘“The World Is Not Enough”’, Angelaki: journal of the theoretical humanities, 7: 2, 2002, special issue: ‘Inventions of Death’, edited by Roger Starling, ISSN 0969-725X, 61-8

« Entretien : sur un désastre obscur » (April 2002), L’Espace Blanchot internet site http://www.blanchot.fr ISSN 1765-291X [navigate to the page Articles/En Français]

« La pensée politique », Le Magazine littéraire, 424, October 2003, special issue on Maurice Blanchot, 35-8

« Les actes du jour » (October 2003) (on Blanchot and politics), L’Espace Blanchot internet site http://www.blanchot.fr ISSN 1765-291X [navigate to the page Articles/En Français]

‘“An Outstretched Hand…”: From Fragment to Fragmentary’, Colloquy: text theory critique, 10, November 2005, ISSN 13259490

‘“Distrust of Poetry”: Levinas, Blanchot, Celan’, MLN, 120, 5, Winter 2005, 986-1008, ISSN 0026 7910

« De seuil en seuil… », Maurice Blanchot, la singularité d’une écriture, edited by Arthur Cools, Nausicaa Dewez, Christophe Halsberghe, and Michel Lisse, Les Lettres romanes, numéro hors série, 2005, 205-16, ISSN 0024 1415

« Le tournant du fragmentaire: prolégomènes », Europe, 940-41, August-September 2007, 74-84, ISSN 0014-2751

'"Not in Our Name": Blanchot, Politics, the Neuter', Paragraph, 30, 3, November 2007, 141-59, ISSN 0264 8334, ISBN 978 0 7486 3262 6

‘A Future for Theory?’, Paragraph, 32, 2, July 2009, 140-53, ISSN 0264 8334

‘Le Monde en ruines’, Cahiers Maurice Blanchot, 1, 2011, 54-64, ISBN 978-2-84066-441-3

‘The Disappearance of Literature: Blanchot, Surrealism, Futurity’, ‘The French Avant-Garde’, edited by Stephen Forcer and Emma Wagstaff, Nottingham French Studies, 50: 3, Autumn 2011, 117-27, ISBN 978 0 8535 8281 6; ISSN 0029 4586.

‘“O himmlisch Licht!”: Cinema and the Withdrawal of the Gods (Straub-Huillet, Hölderlin, Godard, Brecht)’, Angelaki: journal of the theoretical humanities, special issue: ‘Belief in Cinema: Themes after André Bazin’, edited by Lisa Trahair and Lisabeth During, 17: 4, December 2012, 139-55. ISSN 0969 725X.

‘Del fragmento a lo fragmentario: Blanchot, Schlegel, Nietzsche’, translated by Luciano Barreras, Instantes y Azares: Escrituras nietzscheanas (Buenos Aires), 11, 2012, ISSN: 1666-2849 (paper), ISSN: 1853-2144 (on-line), 251-65

‘Pour une politique du fragmentaire’, Cahiers Maurice Blanchot, 3, December 2014, 50-60, ISBN 978-2-84066-756-8

‘Du désœuvrement au désaveu (à propos de La Communauté désavouée de Jean-Luc Nancy)', Cahiers Maurice Blanchot, 4, Winter 2015/2016, 134-43, ISBN 978-2-84066-816-9

‘From Deconstruction to Disaster (Derrida, Blanchot, Hegel)’, Paragraph, 39.2, July 2016, 187-201, ISSN 0264 8334,(DOI: 10.3366/para.2016.0194)

Edited and Co-Edited Journals

‘Fiction Writing: Theory and Practice’, edited by Leslie Hill, Paragraph, 12, 1, March 1989, ISSN 0264 8334

‘Disastrous Blanchot’, edited by Timothy Clark, Leslie Hill, and Nicholas Royle, The Oxford Literary Review, 22, 2000, ISSN 0305 1498

‘Blanchot’s Epoch’, edited by Leslie Hill and Mike Holland, Paragraph, 30, 3, November 2007, ISSN 0264 8334, ISBN 978 0 7486 3262 6

 


Marguerite Duras: Apocalyptic Desires

Beckett's Fiction: In Different Words

After Blanchot

Blanchot dans son siècle