Capitalism and Schizophrenia in the Later Novels of Louis-Ferdinand Celine: D'un . . . L'Autre

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The French writer C<'e>line (1894-1961) has been both praised for his revolutionary use of the French language and reviled for his Fascistic outpourings. Hainge (French, Adelaide U., Australia) superimposes upon C<'e>line's work the anti-Fascist, post-structuralist thought of Gilles Deleuze and F<'e>lix Guattari, co-authors of nie/>, in order to study their common ground: a depiction of the struggle of the individual to survive within the structure of capitalism with his desire intact, and a notion of style as itself a schizophrenic entity. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Introduction 1
Capitalism and Schizophrenia 1
Style 4
The Deleuze/Guattari-machine 9
The Celine-machine 13
Trajectories 20
Ch. 1 Guignol's band 25
The Smooth Space of Metafiction 30
A Space Too Smooth 34
The Paranoiac Pole 38
Matthew 38
Cascade 39
des Entrayes 41
Attempts at Inter-Polarity 43
Sosthene 43
Van Claben 46
The Schizoid Pole 51
Borokrom 51
Virginie 55
Successful Inter-Polarity 57
Mille-Plattes 57
Ferdinand 64
Le Pont de Londres 68
Ch. 2 Feerie pour une autre fois 75
Feerie pour une autre fois I: The Centripetal Force of History 81
Celine - Jules; Same Difference 95
Feerie pour une autre fois II: The Centrifugal Force of the Artist 103
Ch. 3 The Trilogy 123
La Barque de Caron 127
Abjec(tifica)tion 135
Becoming-intense, Becoming-imperceptible 145
Becoming-death 153
The Retrospective Narratives 158
D'un chateau l'autre 158
Nord 166
Rigodon 180
Becoming-music 184
D'un po(i)nt l'autre 193
Conclusion 197
Notes 203
Bibliography 259
Works by Louis-Ferdinand Celine 259
Secondary Works on Celine 261
Works by Deleuze and Guattari 272
Secondary Works on Deleuze and Guattari 273
Other Works Consulted 274
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