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jab

1. a quick short blow, esp (in boxing) a straight punch with the leading hand
2. Informal an injection
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Jabes's text, the symbol of the scream works on two distinct
The forced departure of the Semprun family from Franco's Spain in 1936 provides crucial motives of survival and integration to Semprun's development of his multilingualism; as Jabes notes, 'l'exil est une excellente Ecole de fraternite'.
I shall confine my discussion of Jabes to volume one of The Book of Questions.
"Discovered" in the nineteenth century, the death of God is "endured" in the twentieth century through the death of man (Bernanos) and the Holocaust (Jabes).
Edmond Jabes walks, slowly, hands crossed in back, with the steady steps of the nomad, steps sown by the desire of words to come together, the rhythm of question and further question, the cadence of commentary.
Por eso el epigrafe de Edmond Jabes es crucial cuando afirma que la clave de la carencia reside en que ella misma nos proporciona su contrario, a saber: es el no tener lo que nos deja ver el tener, de alli que la metafora de la vision habilita la paradoja de que sea lo que no se ve lo que permite ver.
(TAP) -- Works of the Jabbes project to provide drinkable water to families from the Jabes, Ghrifat, Touisset and Boukornine localities in the delegation of Fahs (governrate of Zaghoun) completed, Regional Agricultural Development Commissioner Hamza Bahri said.
- Jabes Mbewe, Farm Machinery Manager, Saro Agro Industrial Ltd, Zambia
"On relira mieux desormais Je batis ma demeure." (4) The first sentence of Derrida's reading of Edmond Jabes (Cairo, 1912-Paris, 1991), referring to the poetry of his Egyptian period from 1943 to 1957, (5) was occasioned by the publication of Le livre des questions, (6) Jabes's first book written after his exile from his native Egypt and his move to Paris in 1957.