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A Deleuzian Century?

A Deleuzian Century?

By: Ian Buchanan (editor)Hardback

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Michel Foucault's suggestion that this century would become known as "Deleuzian" was considered by Gilles Deleuze himself to be a joke "meant to make people who like us laugh, and make everyone else livid." Whether serious or not, Foucault's prediction has had enough of an impact to raise concern about the potential "deification" of this enormously influential French philosopher. Seeking to counter such tendencies toward hagiography-not unknown, particularly since Deleuze's death-Ian Buchanan has assembled a collection of essays that constitute a critical and focused engagement with Deleuze and his work. Originally published as a special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly (Summer 1997), this volume includes essays from some of the most prominent American, Australian, British, and French scholars and translators of Deleuze's writing. These essays, ranging from film, television, art, and literature to philosophy, psychoanalysis, geology, and cultural studies, reflect the broad interests of Deleuze himself. Providing both an introduction and critique of Deleuze, this volume will engage those readers interested in literary and cultural theory, philosophy, and the future of those areas of study in which Deleuze worked. Contributors. Ronald Bogue, Ian Buchanan, Andre Pierre Colombat, Tom Conley, Manuel DeLanda, Tessa Dwyer, Jerry Aline Flieger, Eugene Holland, Fredric Jameson, Jean-Clet Martin, John Mullarkey, D. N. Rodowick, Horst Ruthrof, Charles J. Stivale

About Author

Ian Buchanan is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Tasmania.

Contents

Introduction / Ian Buchanan 1 Marxism and Dualism in Deleuze / Fredric Jameson 13 The Memory of Resistance / D. N. Rodowick 37 Deleuze and Materialism: One or Several Matters? / John Mullarkey 59 Art and Territory / Ronald Bogue 85 Deleuze and Cultural Studies / Ian Buchanan 103 Immanence and Transcendence in the Genesis of Form / Manuel DeLanda 119 Comment puet-on etre deleuzien? Pursuing a Two-Fold Thought / Charles J. Stivale 135 Marx and Poststructuralist Philosophies of Difference / Eugene W. Holland 145 Straining to Hear (Deleuze) / Tessa Dwyer 163 Deleuze and the Body: Eluding Kafka's "Little Death Sentence" / Horst Ruthrof 183 Deleuze and the Three Powers of Literature and Philosophy: To Demystify, to Experiment, to Create / Andre Pierre Colombat 199 Overdetermined Oedipus: Mommy, Daddy, and Me as Desiring-Machine / Jerry Aline Flieger 219 Deleuze's Philosophy of the Concrete / Jean-Clet Martin 241 From Multiplicities to Folds: On Style and Form in Deleuze / Tom Conley 249 Notes on Contributors 267 Index 271

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780822323594
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780822323594
  • ISBN10: 0822323591

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