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Deconstructing Mandelbaum: A Critical Survey
Silence, D'Homme argued, is simply speech without sound. To choose silence is to privilege the essential mystical intuitive message inherent in the unheard over the mundane facile rationality of what is merely heard. With this as his premise, he went on to compare the two masters of "unvoiced eloquence," Marceau and Mandelbaum, much to the latter's advantage.