By Sara Castro-Klaren
"The paintings incorporates a wealth of data that needs to definitely give you the uncomplicated fabric for a few examine modules. it may discover a position at the library cabinets of all associations the place Latin American experiences shape a part of the curriculum." (Reference assessment, November 2009)
"In brief, it is a interesting panoply that is going from a reevaluation of pre-Columbian the United States to an fascinating attention of modern advancements within the debate at the modem and postmodern. Summing Up: Recommended." (CHOICE, February 2009)
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Colombat’s pioneering Deleuze et la littérature (Oxford: Peter Lang, 1990): Buchanan and Marks (eds), Deleuze and Literature, C. Colebrook, Gilles Deleuze: Essential Guide for Literary Studies (London, Routledge, 2002), R. Bogue, Deleuze on Literature (London: Routledge, 2003), M. Bryden, Gilles Deleuze. Travels in Literature (London: Palgrave, 2007). 76 Non pas en arriver au point où l’on ne dit plus je, mais au point où ça n’a plus aucune importance de dire ou de ne pas dire je. Nous ne somme plus nous-mêmes.
Although Deleuze’s theory of the virtual synthesizes most of his philosophical inf luences I suggest that it takes a decisive turn in his reading of early Stoic philosophy. In Logique du sens he appropriates the distinction made in Stoicism between states of bodies (material ensembles forming in infinite mixes and subjected to all sorts of actions and passions) and ef fects of bodies and their passions (ideal states produced by experienced bodies). Bodies are always the cause of one another, but ef fects are abstract pellicular objects forming an incorporeal extra-being or surface.
Rigal writes that “La question de la subjectivation est en ef fet la question fondamentale et récurrente pour Deleuze”, in R. Sasso and A. 75. 52. Henceforth abbreviated as DR in the main text, followed by the page number. 28 Introduction: A Poetics of Becoming that it does not separate, link or unite, but rather manifests the dif ferencein-itself at the very heart of Being. Rather than being founded on the notion of identity (of sameness of the same or essence), Being is for Deleuze the force (or natura naturans) that continuously reforms around events (sometimes named “dif férenciants de la dif férence” DR 48) conceived as pure signs, authorless and without either object or address : “L’Etre se dit en un seul et même sens de tout ce dont il se dit, mais ce dont il se dit dif fère: il se dit de la dif férence elle-même” (DR 53).
A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture by Sara Castro-Klaren