Notes to Maurice Merleau-Ponty

1. This biographical sketch is particularly indebted to Noble 2011. See also Emmanuelle Garcia, “Vie et oeuvre”, in Merleau-Ponty 2010; Geraets 1971; Jean-Paul Sartre, “Merleau-Ponty vivant” (in Stewart 1998).

2. These reviews are collected in Parcours 1935–1951 (Merleau-Ponty 1997a). English translations are included in Texts and Dialogues (Merleau-Ponty 1992).

3. The introduction to La Nature ou le monde du silence was published as Merleau-Ponty 2008.

4. A brief inventory of the papers held in the Bibliothèque Nationale is included in Saint Aubert 2004: 344–347.

5. Important recent studies on Merleau-Ponty’s general theory of expression and its application to literature and the arts include Carbone 2015, Kaushik 2013, Landes 2013, Wiskus 2013, Johnson 2010. Johnson 1993 collects significant classic essays on these themes.

6. See James Edie’s Foreword and Hugh Silverman’s Translator’s Preface to Merleau-Ponty 1973; Merleau-Ponty 1968/1970, 1988/2010, 2011, 2013.

7. An earlier draft of the third chapter, “Interrogation and Intuition”, was subsequently published as “Brouillon d’une rédaction” (Merleau-Ponty 1996a, 355–378).

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