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Deleuze Reframed: Interpreting Key Thinkers for the Arts

Deleuze Reframed: Interpreting Key Thinkers for the Arts
Damian Sutton, David Martin-Jones

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Are your students baffled by Baudrillard? Dazed by Deleuze? Confused by Kristeva? Other beginners' guides can feel as impenetrable as the original texts to students who 'think in images'. "Contemporary Thinkers Reframed" instead uses the language of the arts to explore the usefulness in practice of complex ideas.Short, contemporary and accessible, these lively books utilise actual examples of artworks, films, television shows, works of architecture, fashion and even computer games to explain and explore the work of the most commonly taught thinkers. Conceived specifically for the visually minded, the series will prove invaluable to students right across the visual arts. Deleuze disdains easy answers. Yet easy answers to Deleuze are what students need. Without reducing Deleuze's complex body of thought to simplistic solutions, this very contemporary guide leads the reader into the world of Deleuze's spiralling thought through concrete examples from art, film, TV and even computer games.

From 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' and 'The Cell' to 'Pac Man' and 'Doom' and from the work of Matthew Barney and Helen Chadwick to 'Lost' and 'Doctor Who', this easily digestible introduction looks at the key ideas promoted by Deleuze, both in his own work and in his notoriously difficult collaborations with Felix Guattari, to make them both fresh and relevant to the visual arts today.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Deleuze reframed?

Part One
Introduction: What is a rhizome?
Chapter 1: Gaming in the labyrinth
Chapter 2: Virtual structures of the Internet

Part Two
Introduction: What is becoming?
Chapter 3: Minor cinemas
Chapter 4: Becoming art

Part Three
Introduction: What is duration?
Chapter 5: Movement-images, time-images and hybrid-images in cinema
Chapter 6. Time (and) travel in television
Conclusion: Reframing Deleuze

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Author Info

Damian Sutton is Lecturer at Glasgow School of art. He is author of 'Photography, Cinema, Time: The Crystal Image', University of Minnesota Press (forthcoming) and co-editor of 'The State of the Real' (I.B.Tauris). David Martin-Jones is Lecturer in Film Studies, St Andrews University.


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Bibliographic Info

Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd.
Series: Contemporary Thinkers Reframed

ISBN: 9781845115470
Publication Date: 30 Jun 2008
Number of Pages: 224
Height: 216
Width: 138
Illustrations: illustrations

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