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Gilles Deleuze - Claire Colebrook
Gilles Deleuze
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Why think? Not, according to Gilles Deleuze, in order to be clever, but because thinking transforms life. Why read literature? Not for pure entertainment, Deleuze tells us, but because literature can recreate the boundaries of life. With his emphasis on creation, the future and the enhancement of... show more
Why think? Not, according to Gilles Deleuze, in order to be clever, but because thinking transforms life. Why read literature? Not for pure entertainment, Deleuze tells us, but because literature can recreate the boundaries of life. With his emphasis on creation, the future and the enhancement of life, along with his crusade against 'common sense', Deleuze offers some of the most liberating, exhilarating ideas in twentieth-century thought. This book offers a way in to Deleuzean thought through such topics as:* 'becoming'* time and the flow of life* the ethics of thinking* 'major' and 'minor' literature* difference and repetition* desire, the image and ideology.Written with literature students in mind, this is the ideal guide for students wishing to think differently about life and literature and in this way to create their own new readings of literary texts.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780415246347 (0415246342)
Publisher: Routledge
Pages no: 184
Edition language: English
Category:
Philosophy, Theory
Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers
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I love reading Gilles Deleuze. I do not like so much reading what others have to say about him. I also do not like Deleuze explained in any way to me. I like owning my own interpretations. This book was OK, glad I read it, used it for a 2013 summer morning meditation of sorts, but I doubt I will ev...
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