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Lines of Occupation (on Yitzhak Laor)

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Cohen, J. (2018). Lines of Occupation (on Yitzhak Laor). In Cohen, J. Attention: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction. Fitzcarraldo Editions, pp. 461-475

(adj, theology) (of knowledge of God) obtained through negating concepts that might be applied to him

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and so defined the rightful Palestinian inhabitants of Palestine apophatically, or by negation, as what they were not.

—p.466 by Joshua Cohen
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and so defined the rightful Palestinian inhabitants of Palestine apophatically, or by negation, as what they were not.

—p.466 by Joshua Cohen
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kind of supplement attached to the political portion of French newspapers, consisting chiefly of non-political news and gossip, literature and art criticism, a chronicle of the latest fashions, and epigrams, charades and other literary trifles

467

Karl Kraus, of decayed, feuilletonistic Vienna

—p.467 by Joshua Cohen
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Karl Kraus, of decayed, feuilletonistic Vienna

—p.467 by Joshua Cohen
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(adj) anticipatory; a figure of speech in which the speaker raises an objection to their own argument and then immediately answers it; also called procatalepsis

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By the time of David Ben Gurion’s proclamation, “Zion” ceased to be a proleptic ideal or symbol and began to be an archaeological site with borders to defend.

—p.468 by Joshua Cohen
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By the time of David Ben Gurion’s proclamation, “Zion” ceased to be a proleptic ideal or symbol and began to be an archaeological site with borders to defend.

—p.468 by Joshua Cohen
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an unfilled space; a gap (plural: lacunae)

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To Laor, these reductions and lacunae imply a schizophrenia, a desperate reinforcement of older, weaker Jewishness as a stereotype of both what to venerate and never to be

—p.472 by Joshua Cohen
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To Laor, these reductions and lacunae imply a schizophrenia, a desperate reinforcement of older, weaker Jewishness as a stereotype of both what to venerate and never to be

—p.472 by Joshua Cohen
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11 months ago