A Deleuzian Century?

A Deleuzian Century?

By: Ian Buchanan (author)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, and Charles J. Stivale.

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


CONTENTS IntroductionIan Buchanan, University of Tasmania Marxism and dualism in Deleuze:Fredric Jameson, Duke University The memory of resistance: D. N. Rodowick, University of Rochester Deleuze and materialism: one or several matters?: John Mullarkey, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne Art and territory: Ronald Bogue Deleuze and cultural studies: Ian Buchanan, University of Tasmania Immanence and transcendence in the genesis of form: Manuel DeLanda Comment peut-on etre deleuzien? Pursuing a two-fold thought: Charles J. Stivale, Wayne State University Marx and Post-structuralist philosophies of difference: Eugene W. Holland Straining to hear (Deleuze): Tessa Dwyer, University of Melbourne Deleuze and the body: Eluding Kafka's "Little death sentence": Horst Ruthrof, Murdoch University Deleuze and the three powers of literature and philosophy: To demystify, to experiment: Andre Pierre Colombat Overdetermined Oedipus: Mommy, Daddy and me as a desiring-machine: Jerry Aline Flieger Deleuze's philosophy of the concrete: Jean-Clet Martin From multiplicities to folds: On style and form in Deleuze: Tom Conley, Harvard University Notes on contributors

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  • publication date: 23/08/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780822323594
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780822323594
  • ISBN10: 0822323591

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