In memoir, revealment
asserts intentional or unintentional selection of what is recorded or told.
His ambition was to take viewers beyond the conscious mind "into an inner reality--the absolute--with clear understanding, a mystic revealment
and Concealment in Language, translated by J.
While initially assuming that history constellates itself according to an a priori pattern of our understanding (Verstehen), Heidegger goes on to ask how history can originate at the outermost extremes of our experience of finitude, of thrownness and projection, and thereby distribute itself according to different polarities, of absence and presence, of concealment and revealment
The borrowings or appropriations from Heidegger's work that are developed in the second part mainly involve three thematic areas as unfolding stages of thought: the conception of freedom, the interplay of revealment
and concealment, and the "critique of modernity" focused on the rise of subjectivism and technological mastery.
What "concealment and revealment
," to use biographer Richard Ellmann's phrase about letter writing, occurs between the correspondence and American Notes?