Cultural Revolutions

A Considerable Presence

Geoffrey Hartman, Paul de Man's former colleague, a Jew and, while not a scholar in Judaic studies, nonetheless a considerable presence in Jewish scholarship at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, has had to face the fact that the man whose theory of literature he advanced was an anti-Semite and a Nazi in Belgium in World War II.

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