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Deleuze and American Literature: Affect and Virtuality in Faulkner, Wharton, Ellison, and McCarthy

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Deleuze and American Literature re-examines authors like Wharton, Ellison, Faulkner, and McCarthy by opening their work to the problematic and ever-evolving philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. This book questions how the idea of the human in the American novel is surrounded, penetrated, and recreated by a philosophy of the nonhuman. This groundbreaking scholarship offers a chall ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published September 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 2009)
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Steen Christiansen
Very engaging and inspiring work on the affective work of literature and the nonhuman modalities in what Bourassa calls the human/language/literature triumvirate. Theory-heavy but very worthwhile.
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