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Reading Gilles Deleuze

ENGL 591.401
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ARTH593:401 is the primary course listing for this course.

At a moment when the influence of Gilles Deleuze is broad, this course offers students the opportunity to read closely some of Deleuze’s writing, including but not limited to his work on cinema, as well as some of the texts he co-authored with Félix Guattari. Course readings will focus on primary texts, including: Cinema 1: the movement-image/ Gilles Deleuze; Cinema 2: the time image / Gilles Deleuze; Coldness and Cruelty, Anti-Oedipus: capitalism and schizophrenia; and A thousand plateaus: capitalism and schizophrenia. Requirements: Close reading of texts; participation in class discussion; class presentations; 20-25 page research paper.