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On the Concept of “Minor Literature”: From Kafka to Kateb Yacine

Réda Bensmaïa

Réda Bensmaïa is Professor Emeritus, Formerly University Professor of French and Francophone Literature, in the Department of French Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature at Brown University, USA. He has published extensively on French and Francophone literature of the 20th century as well as on film theory and contemporary philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gilles Deleuze, Postcolonial Theory, and the Philosophy of Limit

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...We would call this a blur, a mixed-up history, a political situation, but linguists don’t know about this, don’t want to know about this, since, as linguists, they are “apolitical; pure scientists.”In 1975, when Gilles Deleuze and Félix...

Third Wave Feminism, Derridean Ragpicking, and the Liberal Arts

Mary Caputi

Mary Caputi is Professor of Political Science at California State University at Long Beach, USA. She writes and teaches in many areas of contemporary political thought, including feminism, critical theory, psychoanalysis, and postmodernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Derrida and the Future of the Liberal Arts : Professions of Faith

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...One of the defining characteristics of third wave feminism is a preference for lived experience as opposed to the generalized abstractions of theory. While this eschewal of theory not does typify all of the third wave—which is famously...
...The English comic writer and dandy Max Beerbohm once felt moved to express his feelings towards psychoanalysis, or what he preferred to call the ‘new pyschology’, to his friend S. N. Berhman:‘What would they do to me?’… . ‘I adored my...

The Kafka Effect: Considerations on the Limits of Interpretation in Deleuze and Guattari’s Book on Kafka

Réda Bensmaïa

Réda Bensmaïa is Professor Emeritus, Formerly University Professor of French and Francophone Literature, in the Department of French Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature at Brown University, USA. He has published extensively on French and Francophone literature of the 20th century as well as on film theory and contemporary philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gilles Deleuze, Postcolonial Theory, and the Philosophy of Limit

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Writing is born from and deals with the acknowledged doubt of an explicit division, in sum, of the impossibility of one’s own place. It articulates an act that is constantly a beginning: the subject is never authorized by a place, it could...
...Taking part in a passionate and beautiful task To speak and listen within the ‘age of the breath’, as articulated through the work of Luce Irigaray, is to self-consciously cultivate the ‘passage to another epoch of the reign of spirit...

On the “Spiritual Automaton,” or Space and Time in Modern Cinema according to Gilles Deleuze

Réda Bensmaïa

Réda Bensmaïa is Professor Emeritus, Formerly University Professor of French and Francophone Literature, in the Department of French Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature at Brown University, USA. He has published extensively on French and Francophone literature of the 20th century as well as on film theory and contemporary philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gilles Deleuze, Postcolonial Theory, and the Philosophy of Limit

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The unifying thread of this chapter is the “spiritual automaton,” a “concept” that appears relatively late in Gilles Deleuze’s work, in Cinema 1: The Movement-Image (1986) and Cinema 2: The Time-Image (1989), but one that nonetheless plays...

New (Improved) French Feminisms: Reading Spivak Reading Cixous

Martin McQuillan

Martin McQuillan is Professor of Literary Theory and Cultural Analysis, and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Kingston University, London where he is also Co-Director of The London Graduate School. His books include Roland Barthes, or, The Profession of Cultural Studies, Deconstruction after 9/11, Paul de Man, and (as co-author) Deconstructing Disney. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deconstruction without Derrida

Continuum, 2012

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...Approaching Cixous One day, when the histories of Theory come to be written, there will have to be a reckoning with Cixous. For many, Cixous is the author of those devastating critiques of phallogocentrism which shook the academy...

Cinéplastique(s): Deleuze on Élie Faure and Film Theory

Réda Bensmaïa

Réda Bensmaïa is Professor Emeritus, Formerly University Professor of French and Francophone Literature, in the Department of French Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature at Brown University, USA. He has published extensively on French and Francophone literature of the 20th century as well as on film theory and contemporary philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gilles Deleuze, Postcolonial Theory, and the Philosophy of Limit

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...When Gilles Deleuze refers to the texts of Élie Faure, it seems that what interests him at first are the theses pertaining to cinema as “collective agency of enunciation,” that is, as the art which is still capable of mobilizing the masses,...

Postcolonial Haecceities: On Deleuze’s Names

Réda Bensmaïa

Réda Bensmaïa is Professor Emeritus, Formerly University Professor of French and Francophone Literature, in the Department of French Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature at Brown University, USA. He has published extensively on French and Francophone literature of the 20th century as well as on film theory and contemporary philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gilles Deleuze, Postcolonial Theory, and the Philosophy of Limit

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Quoted in “Michel Foucault and Zen: A Stay in a Zen Temple,” in J. R. Carette (ed.), Religion and Culture (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999), pp. 110–15.If philosophy of the future exists, it must be born outside of Europe...

Who Is Afraid of Mimesis? Contesting the Common Sense of Indian Aesthetics through the Theory of “Mimesis” or Anukaraṇa Vāda

The Bloomsbury Research Handbook of Indian Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Art History as a discipline arrived in India by the late eighteenth century under the aegis of colonialism. This historical fact has far-reaching philosophical implications for the way the discipline has taken shape in India even...