An [Un]Likely Alliance: Thinking Environment[s] with Deleuze/Guattari

An [Un]Likely Alliance: Thinking Environment[s] with Deleuze/Guattari

by Bernd Herzogenrath (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781443800365
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication date: 12/01/2008
Pages: 375
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Bernd Herzogenrath teaches American Literature and Culture at the University of Frankfurt. He is the author of An Art of Desire: Reading Paul Auster (Rodopi 1999), and the editor of From Virgin Land to Disney World: Nature and Its Discontents in the USA of Yesterday and Today (Rodopi 2001), The Cinema of Tod Browning (Black Dog 2006), and DeleuzeuGuattari & Ecology (Palgrave 2008). His fields of interest are 19th and 20th Century American Literature, Critical Theory, and CulturaluMedia Studies. Future publications include Edgar G. Ulmer: Essays on the King of the B's (McFarland 2009), Travels in Intermedia[lity]: ReBlurring the Boundaries (Mellen Press 2009), and An American BodyuPolitic: A Deleuzian Approach (University of New England Press 2009).

Table of Contents

Introduction Bernd Herzogenrath 1

Gilles Deleuze and Naturalism: A Convergence with Ecological Theory and Politics Patrick Hayden 23

Eight Deleuzian Theses on Art Elizabeth Grosz 46

'The Instructed Third': Processing Ecology with Deleuze Leyla Haferkamp 52

The Rhizomatics of Domination: From Darwin to Biotechnology Michael Mikulak 66

How to Become a Reader: The Concept of American Literature and Deleuze Antony Larson 84

A Silent Dance: Eco-Political Compositions after Uexküll's Umwelt Biology Tom Greaves 98

Deleuze and Deep Ecology Alistair Welchman 116

Hercules of the Surface: Deleuzian Humanism and Ecosophy Edward Butler 139

Rhythm Ecology: The Topological Stretching of Nature Eleni Ikoniadou 159

Guattari's Triplex Discourses of Ecology Erick Heroux 176

'Strange Ecology' in Deleuze Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus Irving Goh 196

Political Ecology and Bio Art: "In the Age of Cynicism, Accompanied by a Strange Piety" James Wiltgen 216

Deleuze and Guattari: The Animal Question Katherine Young 245

Becoming Animal: The Animal as a Discursive Figure in and Beyond A Thousand Plateaus Vincent J. Guihan 266

The Edge Effect: Art, Science, and Ecology in a Deleuzian Century Paul Lewis 280

The Ecology of Love: Reading Annie Dillard with Félix Guattari Georgina Banita 297

c. 1315-1640: Why Europe? Why not China? Contingency, Ecology and World-History Jorge Camacho 314

Insect Technics: Intensities of Animal Bodies Jussi Parikka 339

Contributors 363

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