Blanchot, Maurice

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Maurice Blanchot
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Blanchot, Maurice Gender: M
born on 22 September 1907 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Perrouse, France, 47n22, 6e03
Timezone LST m2e20 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 27°54' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 00°15 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 18°23'


French writer, philosopher, and literary theorist. His work had a strong influence on post-structuralist philosophers such as Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, and Roland Barthes. Blanchot remained a largely private, enigmatic figure throughout his life. During the war he was active in the Resistance.

He was a close friend with Georges Bataille and Jacques Derrida, and he was a prolific writer.

He died 20 February 2003, Le Mesnil Saint Denis, aged 95.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Geslain archive


  • Traits : Personality : Solitary/ Introvert
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy