By Ian Buchanan (ed.)

Participants: Jerry Aline Flieger, Fredric Jameson, Eugene Holland, Manuel DeLanda, John Mullarky

Michel Foucault’s recommendation that this century might develop into referred to as “Deleuzian” was once thought of via Gilles Deleuze himself to be a shaggy dog story “meant to make those who like us giggle, and make every person else livid.” no matter if severe or now not, Foucault’s prediction has had adequate of an influence to elevate obstacle concerning the strength “deification” of this vastly influential French thinker. looking to counter such traits towards hagiography—not unknown, fairly due to the fact that Deleuze’s death—Ian Buchanan has assembled a suite of essays that represent a severe and targeted engagement with Deleuze and his work.
initially released as a unique factor of South Atlantic Quarterly (Summer 1997), this quantity contains essays from essentially the most well known American, Australian, British, and French students and translators of Deleuze’s writing. those essays, starting from movie, tv, paintings, and literature to philosophy, psychoanalysis, geology, and cultural stories, mirror the extensive pursuits of Deleuze himself. supplying either an creation and critique of Deleuze, this quantity will interact these readers attracted to literary and cultural idea, philosophy, and the way forward for these components of analysis within which Deleuze worked.

Contributors. Ronald Bogue, Ian Buchanan, André 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

Show description

Read Online or Download A Deleuzian Century? PDF

Similar cultural books

What the Chinese Don't Eat

Xinran has been writing approximately China in her weekly column within the mother or father in view that 2003. this can be a selection of these items that offers a special point of view at the connection and alterations among the lives of British and chinese language buyers.

Cultural Anthropology: An Applied Perspective

Discover cultural anthropology in an utilized and interesting method with Gary Ferraro and Susan Andreatta's CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: AN utilized standpoint. this modern textual content is very correct to present day scholars and provides you all of the key fabric you wish in your introductory path. With real-world functions of the foundations and practices of anthropology, this ebook may help you discover ways to take pleasure in different cultures in addition to your personal and to use what you discover ways to events on your own existence.

Aquarian Conspiracy: Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980's

In an early statement within the publication Ferguson defined her first glimmers of what she known as "the stream that has no identify" - a free, enthusiastic community of innovators from virtually each self-discipline, united by way of their obvious wish to create genuine and lasting swap in society and its associations.

Extra resources for A Deleuzian Century?

Sample text

L also suspect that, being rnore accessible, these chapters are perhaps more widely read and infiuential than the others. But even here the issue is complicated by a terrninological slippage which sometimes replaces "nornadisrn" with "war machine," despite the desperate and strenuously argued qualification that the aim and telos of this war machine is not at aU "war" in the conventional sense. But this rnay furnish the occasion for saying why the emergence of this or that dualism should be a cause for complaint or critique in the first place.

Because our conternporary everyday life is immersed in an audiovisual and inforrnation culture, cinema's ways of working through the relations of image and concept have becorne particularly significant to our strategies for seeing and saying. This is not because cinema is the most popular art. Television and video garnes now arguably have a far greater economic and "aesthetic" impact. However, cinerna's history of images and signs is nonetheless both the progenitor of audiovisual culture and perhaps the source of its unfounding as a sirnulacral art.

The outside is not space or the actual, but rather the virtual, which acts "from the outside" - on another plane or in another dimension -as force or differentiation. Rational connections present spatial intervals, namely, the indirect image of tirne as a succession of sets or segmentations of space. But irrational intervals are not spatial, nor are they images in the usual sense. They open onto what is outside of space yet imrnanent to it: the anteriority of time to space, or virtuality, becoming, the fact of returning for that which differs.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.68 of 5 – based on 46 votes