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In To Mend the World Fackenheim discusses a Tikkun that "is composed of three elements: (a) a recovery of Jewish tradition--a 'going back into possibilities of [Jewish] Dasein that was once da', (b) a recovery in the quite different sense of recuperation from an illness; and (c) a fragmentariness attaching to these two recoveries that makes them both ever-incomplete and ever-laden with risk" p.
Using Adorno's Aesthetic Theory, she investigates the tension between fragmentariness and cohesion in an analysis of Berg's use of elaborately structured musical forms in relation to his character's drama of disintegration.
Despite the solidity of this great project, something of the vulnerability and fragmentariness that one might say is of the nature of missionary work does come through again and again in Stock's narrative.
He is sharp about pastoral texts themselves, which preach verbal control by means of copiousness, fragmentariness, and repetitiveness -- a necessary paradox, he argues, of their rhetorical function.
The complaints about Dust Tracks are valid, especially those about its unreliability and its fragmentariness, if one insists on conventional notions of the consistency of autobiography and of the individual.
I have chosen to emphasize precisely the fragmentariness, the disjointedness, the inharmoniousness.
Nevertheless, Egy no, postmodern in its fragmentariness and in its bent toward the bizarre and the unusual, seems to be only a slight detour in Esterhazy's long and already distinguished literary career.
You begin to wonder how anybody can make meaning out of such fragmentariness, when everyone believes in their own truth.
Kafka presents the "dynamics" of this messenger's projected but impossible horizontal journey--from point A to point B on a plane surface disrupted by a series of fragmentary walls, whose very fragmentariness is what makes them impossible to pass over or through, as the traveler is in effect "absorbed within" them--on the logical-mathematical model of Xeno's paradoxes.
Chrysal thus also anticipates Henry Mackenzie's The Man of Feeling (1771) in the pathos of its humiliated, damaged textual state: the manuscript containing the account of Chrysal's adventures is rescued from the fate of being used as a butter-dish and a wrapping for snuff from a chandler's shop by the editor, and later omissions and leaps of narrative are explained as the necessary condition of its fragmentariness and blotting.
the plurality that inheres in the 'now', the lack of totality, the constant fragmentariness that constitutes one's present" (Chakrabarty 243).
Certainly he did not want to acknowledge that this is as "transparent" or as "invisible" as one can possibly get, a charge usually leveled at conventional continuity editing's erasure of the fragmentariness of the production process.