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Deleuze and Cinema: The Aesthetics of Sensation

Barbara Kennedy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611348
eISBN:
9780748652310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611348.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book aims to re-ignite debates about film as an art form – as part of an aesthetic process that incorporates the ‘bodies’ of our material, technological and molecular worlds. The author suggests ... More


Postcolonial Agency: Critique and Constructivism

Simone Bignall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639434
eISBN:
9780748671878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639434.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book opens up a new direction for postcolonial studies by creating concepts of agency, resistance and transformation that allow positive roles for desire and difference in the development of ... More


Philosophy and Love: From Plato to Popular Culture

Linnell Secomb

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623679
eISBN:
9780748671854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623679.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book introduces historical and contemporary philosophical reflections on love. It brings together philosophy with cultural analysis to provide an account of conventional theories of love as well ... More


Deleuze and Sex

Frida Beckman (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642618
eISBN:
9780748671755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642618.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

For Deleuze, sexuality is a force that can capture as well as liberate life. Its flows tend to be repressed and contained in specific forms while at the same time they retain revolutionary potential. ... More


Death and Desire in Hegel, Heidegger and Deleuze

Brent Adkins

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627967
eISBN:
9780748652419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627967.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Despite what its title might suggest, this book is a meditation on life. Using the texts of Hegel, Heidegger, and Deleuze, it argues that philosophy has been dominated by a form of thought which ... More


Sapphism on Screen: Lesbian Desire in French and Francophone Cinema

Lucille Cairns

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621651
eISBN:
9780748651108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621651.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book sets out to investigate and theorise mediations of lesbian desire in a substantial corpus of films (spanning the period 1936–2002) by male and female directors working in France and also in ... More


Shakespeare in Theory and Practice

Catherine Belsey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633012
eISBN:
9780748652235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633012.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The chapters in this book put theory to work in order to register Shakespeare's powers of seduction, together with his moment in history. Teasing out the meanings of the narrative poems, as well as ... More


Between Desire and Pleasure: A Deleuzian Theory of Sexuality

Frida Beckman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748645923
eISBN:
9780748689170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645923.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Mapping both historical and contemporary configurations of the sexual body along with its functions and sensations, this book identifies disabling conceptions and constructions of pleasure while also ... More


Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media

John Armitage and Joanne Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402613
eISBN:
9781474422291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402613.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book presents an examination of the relations between historical and, crucially, contemporary ideas of luxury. The book provides a technocultural focus on aesthetic, design-led media practice ... More


The Investments of Desire

Brent Adkins

in Death and Desire in Hegel, Heidegger and Deleuze

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627967
eISBN:
9780748652419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627967.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter shows the necessary interrelation between desiring-production and social production in relation to Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari's concept of desire. It explains that this analysis ... More


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