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Introduction to a Poetics of Diversity: by Édouard Glissant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789620979
eISBN:
9781800341418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620979.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book reproduces the texts of four lectures, followed by discussions, and two interviews with Lise Gauvin published in Introduction à une poétique du divers (1996); and also four further ... More


Disjunctive Synthesis

Jean-Jacques Lecercle

in Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638000
eISBN:
9780748652648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638000.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the exchange of insults between Alain Badiou and Gilles Deleuze during 1976, when the former was still a young lecturer at the philosophy department of the University of ... More


Guattari and Anthropology: Existential Territories among Indigenous Australians

Barbara Glowczewski

in Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450300
eISBN:
9781474476911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450300.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Glowczewski emphasises here her debt with regard to Guattari’s thinking by tracking some steps in the exchanges that they had over the years about her continuous fieldwork with Warlpiri people in ... More


The English Patient – Deleuzian Landscapes of Immanence

Barbara M. Kennedy

in Deleuze and Cinema: The Aesthetics of Sensation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611348
eISBN:
9780748652310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611348.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines the film The English Patient in relation to Gilles Deleuze's concept of the plane of immanence. It explains that although maps, mapping, and rhizomes offer a creative and ... More


Of Rhizomes, Smooth Space, War Machines and New Media

Verena Andermatt Conley

in Deleuze and New Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633364
eISBN:
9780748652600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633364.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's concepts of the rhizome, smooth space and the war machine, and evaluates how these concepts can be used in dealing with the impact of ... More


Deleuze and the Internet

Ian Buchanan

in Deleuze and New Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633364
eISBN:
9780748652600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633364.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter analyses how some of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's concepts have been used in relation to the Internet, focusing mainly on their concept of the rhizome. It suggests that people ... More


Unsettling the In/Out

Ruth Weatherall

in Reimagining Academic Activism: Learning from Feminist Anti-Violence Activists

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529210194
eISBN:
9781529210231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210194.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter sets the stage for a holistic reimagination of academic activism. A rhizomatic approach, based on the work of Deleuze and Guattari, offers a framework for rethinking the interconnections ... More


Conclusion: Our Words Must Spill

Ruth Weatherall

in Reimagining Academic Activism: Learning from Feminist Anti-Violence Activists

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529210194
eISBN:
9781529210231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210194.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The conclusion brings the diverse threads of feminist anti-violence activism and academic activism together. Social justice is less about having the ‘right’ tools, and more about what happens when ... More


The Cry of the World

Édouard Glissant

in Treatise on the Whole-World: by Édouard Glissant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789620986
eISBN:
9781800341760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620986.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Introduces some key concepts: hybridity, ‘Relation’, the relation between oral and written language, creolization, the chaos-world, multilingualism and ‘opacity’ (i.e., we do not need to understand ... More


Culture and Identity

in Introduction to a Poetics of Diversity: by Édouard Glissant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789620979
eISBN:
9781800341418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620979.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This starts by establishing an opposition between identity conceived as a single root and as a ‘rhizome’, i.e. a multiple network of roots that reach out to other roots. In the Americas, there is ... More


The Writer and the Breath of Place

in Introduction to a Poetics of Diversity: by Édouard Glissant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789620979
eISBN:
9781800341418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620979.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This interview concerns Glissant’s Tout-monde, which he describes as ‘a novel that has burst apart’, characterized by ‘wandering’ and ‘drift’, in which there is no defined narrator but multiple ... More


Engaging Islam

Nicholas Tampio

in Kantian Courage: Advancing the Enlightenment in Contemporary Political Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823245000
eISBN:
9780823250707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245000.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers a concrete example of how Kantian courage advances the twenty-first century Enlightenment, namely, by showing how it empowers contemporary political theorists to create new terms ... More


Lines, Maps and Islands

Jane Newland

in Deleuze in Children's Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474466677
eISBN:
9781474496155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466677.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter journeys through the landscapes of children’s literature. It considers child cartographers who create literal or internal maps and how these cartographies are represented as endpaper ... More


From Rhizome to Vegetal Democracy

Christy Wampole

in Rootedness: The Ramifications of a Metaphor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226317656
eISBN:
9780226317793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317793.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This concluding chapter focuses on the shift from a root-centered epistemology to a rhizome-centered one throughout the twentieth century through an analysis of the geopoetics of Deleuze and ... More


Schizoanalysis and the Internet1

Ian Buchanan

in The Incomplete Project of Schizoanalysis: Collected Essays on Deleuze and Guattari

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474487887
eISBN:
9781399509756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474487887.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter asks how the internet should be understood from the perspective of Deleuze and Guattari’s thought. It notes that almost since its inception, the internet and more especially the world ... More


Hydra and Rhizome

Harry Berger

in Harrying: Skills of Offense in Shakespeare's Henriad

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823256624
eISBN:
9780823261376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256624.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter attempts to connect the generation of Hydra heads with the transgression of the official lines of battle in Henry IV. The Hydra becomes a figure of the continuous process of displacement ... More


Spinoza, Socrates of Deleuze

D. J. S. Cross

in Deleuze and the Problem of Affect

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474485548
eISBN:
9781399509688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474485548.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Before tracing the importance of Spinoza for Deleuze’s conception of affect, I trace his importance for Deleuze’s philosophy in general. While Deleuze’s critics and his disciples tend to stress his ... More


Fictions of Identity and the Identities of Fiction in Tout-monde

Celia Britton

in Language and Literary Form in French Caribbean Writing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380369
eISBN:
9781781387214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380369.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the relation between Glissant's conception of personal identity and the ambiguous generic identity of Tout-monde (novel, autobiography, essay). With reference to Deleuze and ... More


Authorship at a Crossroads: The Changing Faces of French Writing, 1983–2013

Kathryn A. Kleppinger

in Branding the 'Beur' Author: Minority Writing and the Media in France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381960
eISBN:
9781786945204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381960.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Presenting a broad overview of the historical and literary context in which the descendants of North African immigrants to France began to write novels, this introductory chapter establishes the ... More


Seagrasses and Their Environment

Peter J. Hogarth

in The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses, Third Edition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716549
eISBN:
9780191802676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716549.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Seagrasses grow by extending horizontal rhizomes which periodically grow vertical leaves and absorptive roots. Seagrass roots consolidate and stabilize the sediment. Seagrasses are limited to the ... More


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