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Deleuze and CinemaThe Aesthetics of Sensation$
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Barbara Kennedy

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780748611348

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611348.001.0001

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Orlando – Deleuzian Landscapes of Immanence

Orlando – Deleuzian Landscapes of Immanence

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(p.124) (p.125) Chapter 6 Orlando – Deleuzian Landscapes of Immanence
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Deleuze and Cinema
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Barbara M. Kennedy

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611348.003.0006

This chapter examines Sally Potter's film Orlando in the context of Gilles Deleuze's concept of the plane of immanence. It explains that this film narrates the historical account of Orlando's journey through time as both male and female, and suggests that Potter's intention was to present a feminist text which exemplified constructions and patriarchal constrictions of societies across generational boundaries. The chapter presents a pragmatic and post-feminist formulation of the aesthetics of the film through a Deluzian framework.

Keywords:   Orlando, Sally Potter, film, Gilles Deleuze, plane of immanence, feminist text

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