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Organs without Bodies : On Deleuze and Consequences (Routledge Classics): Zizek, Slavoj: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Organs without Bodies : On Deleuze and Consequences (Routledge Classics)
Organs without Bodies : On Deleuze and Consequences (Routledge Classics)
Publisher : Routledge
Published Date : 2012/04
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780415519045

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With a new introduction by the author In this deliciously polemical work, a giant of cultural theory immerses himself in the ideas of a giant of French thought. In his inimical style, Zizek links Deleuze's work with both Oedipus and Hegel, figures from whom the French philosopher distanced himself. Zizek turns some Deleuzian concepts around in order to explore the 'organs without bodies' in such films as Fight Club and the works of Hitchcock. Finally, he attacks what he sees as the 'radical chic' Deleuzians, arguing that such projects turn Deleuze into an ideologist of today's 'digital capitalism'. With his brilliant energy and fearless argumentation, Zizek sets out to restore a truer, more radical Deleuze than the one we thought we knew.

Introduction Deleuze The Reality of the Virtual Becoming versus History "Becoming-Machine" Un jour, peut-etre, le siecle sera empiriomoniste? Quasi Cause Is It Possible Not to Love Spinoza? Kant, Hegel Hegel 1: Taking Deleuze from Behind Hegel 2: From Epistemology to Ontology.and back Hegel 3: the Minimal Difference The Torsion of Meaning A Comic Hegelian Interlude: Dumb and Dumber The Becoming-Oedipal Deleuze Phallus Fantasy RIS Consequences 1. Science: Cognitivism with Freud "Autopoiesis" Memes, Memes Everywhere Against Hyphen-Ethics Cognitive Closure "Little Jolts of Enjoyment" 2. Art: The Talking Heads Kino-Eye Hitchcock as Anti-Plato The Cut of the Gaze When the Fantasy Falls Apart "I, the Truth, am Speaking" Beyond Morality 3. Politics: A Plea for Cultural Revolution A Yuppie Reading Deleuze Micro-Fascisms Netocracy Blows against the Empire On the Permanent Actuality for Revolutionary Cultural Politics of President Mao Ze Dong's Slogan "Long Live the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution" IndexJulie Taymor: From Jacques Lecoq to The Lion King Richard Schechner Part III: Mask: Commedia dell'Arte and Topeng 9. Commedia and the Actor Carlo Mazzone-Clementi and Jane Hill 10. The Dell'Arte Players of Blue Lake, California Misha Berson 11. Theatre du Soleil: Golden Age, First Draft Christopher Kirkland 12. Wordless Speech Dario Fo translated by Joe Farrell 13. Playing with the Pat: Visitation and Illusion in the Mask Theatre of Bali John Emigh Part IV: Circus, Clowns and Jesters 14. Circus and the Actor Hovey Burgess 15. Pitu's Doubt: Entree Clown Self-Fashioning in the Circus Tradition Kenneth Little 16. Hajari Bhand of Rajasthan: A Joker in the Deck John Emigh with Urike Emigh 17. Clown Politics: Report on the International Clown-Theatre Congress Fred Siegel 18. Part Circus, Part Sideshow, Part Burlesque, Thoroughly Grotesque Hovey Burgess Part V: Cabaret, Vaudeville and the Fun Palace 19. The Origins of the Cabaret Artistique John Houchin 20. A Visit to the Cabaret Dada Alexis 21. Karl Valentin and Bertolt Brecht Denis Calandra 22. From Vilna to Vaudeville: Minikes and among the Indians Mark Slobin 23. Laboratory of Fun Joan Littlewood Part VI: Political Theatre as Popular Entertainment 24. Agit Prop and the Circus Plays of Vladimir Mayakovsky Franctisek Deak 25. El Teatro Campesino: An Interview with Luis Valdez Beth Bagby 26. Dario Fo explains Dario Fo interviewed by Luigi Ballerini and Guiseppe Risso 27. Theatre as a Weapon Utpal Dutt interviewed by A. J. Gunawardana 28. Ridiculing Racism in South Africa Ron Jenkins 29. Political Theatre as Popular Entertainment: The San Francisco Mime Troupe 324 Theodore Shank 30. Legislative Theatre Augusto Boal Bibliography Index