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Deleuze and Sex
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Deleuze and Sex

Frida Beckman

Abstract

For Deleuze, sexuality is a force that can capture as well as liberate life. Its flows tend to be repressed and contained in specific forms while at the same time they retain revolutionary potential. There is immense power in the thousand sexes of desiring-machines, and sexuality is seen as a source of becoming. This book gathers prominent Deleuze scholars to explore the restricting and liberating forces of sexuality in relation to a spread of central themes in Deleuze's philosophy, including politics, psychoanalysis and friendship as well as specific topics such as the body-machine, disabilit ... More

Keywords: Deleuze, Sexuality, Desire, Pleasure, Erotics, Ecstasy, Disability, Non-human

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780748642618
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642618.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frida Beckman, editor

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