symplokeˉ 541 rich dialogue with the work of Butler, Said, and above all, Derrida. Zalloua draws from Butler to emphasize intersubjective forms of vulnerability as a precondition of grieveable life, grounding a formulation of bi-nationalism that holds “a certain faith in the other, a commitment to peaceful co-dwelling” (121). Threaded through this approach is Saidian contrapuntality, one that necessitates thinking the Jew and the Palestinian as indelibly bound one to the other, attuned to “both peoples’ historic-existential entanglement and shared traumas” (124). Such an ethics infuses a reading practice capable of entertaining a “parallax perspective” receptive to the “irreconcilable and intransigent” dimensions of this entanglement (101). Zalloua draws the philosophical lineaments of this practice from across the Derridean oeuvre. He marshals a sharp attunement to the Palestinian question as a persistently “dangerous supplement” that troubles Continental philosophy’s binary of universalism or alterity. Doing so reveals how political Zionism has encoded a fundamentally unethical orientation to the possibility of Palestinian ﬂ ourishing. Such ﬂ ourishing likewise demands subjecting the horizons of Palestinian futurity to an unyielding deconstructive attitude, one that challenges the limited political imagination of two states for two peoples to instead hold open bi-nationalism’s promise of co-existence. This
symploke – University of Nebraska Press
Published: Nov 28, 2018
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera