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In the Mean Time: Vitalism, Affects and Metamorphosis in Organisational Change

Peter Lohmann and Chris Steyaert

in Deleuze and the Social

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620920
eISBN:
9780748652365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620920.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the role of vitalism, affect and metamorphosis in organisational change. It explores a radical and active formulation of change and attempts to connect the philosophical with ... More


Affective Intensity and Children’s Embodiment

Jane Juffer

in Don't Use Your Words!: Children's Emotions in a Networked World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479831746
eISBN:
9781479875870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831746.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter establishes the theoretical framework, using Brian Massumi’s theory of affect to elaborate the differences between emotions and affect. This chapter also reviews some of the media ... More


Living Room: Virginia Woolf and F. Scott Fitzgerald

Marta Figlerowicz

in Spaces of Feeling: Affect and Awareness in Modernist Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714221
eISBN:
9781501714245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714221.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The second chapter, “Living Room,” examines Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway as well as F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night. It follows Woolf’s and Fitzgerald’s affectively ... More


Identity and Individuation: Some Feminist Reflections

Elizabeth Grosz

in Gilbert Simondon: Being and Technology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748677214
eISBN:
9780748684489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748677214.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this interview, Brian Massumi revisits Simondon's work on technology, and discusses in particular Simondon's essay “Technical Mentality”, which is published in this volume. Although the interview ... More


Signs and Meaning in the Decalogue

Matilda Mroz

in Temporality and Film Analysis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643462
eISBN:
9780748676514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643462.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Interpretations of the Decalogue series have largely focused upon symbolism and the relationship between the Ten Commandments and the individual films, seeking to attribute symbolic attachments to ... More


The Empire of Affect: Reading Rhys after Postcolonial Theory

John J. Su

in Jean Rhys: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402194
eISBN:
9781474422260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402194.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This essay contributes to developing 21st-century readings of Rhys by exploring her work in relation to more recent theories of affect, particularly those associated with Brian Massumi. Massumi's ... More


Introduction: Modernism and Affect

Julie Taylor

in Modernism and Affect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693252
eISBN:
9781474412346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693252.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter discusses the role of affect, emotion, and sentiment in modernism and modernist literary criticism. Challenging the assumption that modernism represents a flight from ... More


The Amplification of Affect: Tension, Intensity and Form in Modern Dance

Paul Atkinson and Michelle Duffy

in Modernism and Affect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693252
eISBN:
9781474412346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693252.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Chapter 5 affect is considered as corporeal tension and intensity in two modernist works by the Ballets Russes, Léonide Massine’s Parade (1917) and Vaslav Nijinsky’s L’après-midi d’un faune ... More


Bridging Bateson, Deleuze and Guattari Through Metamodelisation: What Brian Massumi Can Teach Us About Animal Politics

Colin Gardner

in Deleuze and the Animal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474422734
eISBN:
9781474434959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422734.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter turns to the seminal work of the English anthropologist/ cyberneticist, Gregory Bateson (1904-80) as a crucial ecological and ludic foundation not only for the work of Deleuze and ... More


The Turn to Affect: A Critique

Ruth Leys

in The Ascent of Affect: Genealogy and Critique

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488424
eISBN:
9780226488738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488738.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In recent years, the topic of emotion has attracted more and more attention from cultural critics and theorists, and the purpose of chapter 7 is to explore the terms in which this turn to affect has ... More


The Animality of Affect: Religion, Emotion, and Power

Donovan O. Schaefer

in Religion, Emotion, Sensation: Affect Theories and Theologies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823285679
eISBN:
9780823288854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285679.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay argues that the immensely influential concept of affect as unstructured proto-sensation that is primarily associated with Gilles Deleuze and Brian Massumi is insufficient to understand the ... More


Affective Collective Action

Gerda Roelvink

in Building Dignified Worlds: Geographies of Collective Action

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816676170
eISBN:
9781452954240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676170.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

An awareness of the different forces of performance is vital to how one thinks about difference and the creation of something new. Current understandings of social transformation often see ... More


Introduction

John Brenkman

in Mood and Trope: The Rhetoric and Poetics of Affect

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226673127
eISBN:
9780226673431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673431.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The “linguistic turn” and the recent “affective turn” are best seen as folds within the discourse they purport to go beyond. At issue is grasping the cognitive, linguistic, and affective aspects of ... More


Coda

Elisha Cohn

in Still Life: Suspended Development in the Victorian Novel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190250041
eISBN:
9780190250065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250041.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This concluding coda argues for the aesthetic rather than instrumental purchase of the concept of affect. Examining accounts of affect by Brian Massumi, Gilles Deleuze, and others, it argues for the ... More


Virtual Dance and the Politics of Imagining

Ramsay Burt

in Ungoverning Dance: Contemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199321926
eISBN:
9780190456627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321926.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter explores the artistic potential of the virtual in dance performance in discussions of two recent dance pieces—The Visible Men by New Art Club and While We Were Holding It Together, a ... More


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