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Deleuze and the Social$
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Martin Fuglsang and Bent Meier Sorensen

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780748620920

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620920.001.0001

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Practical Deleuzism and Postmodern Space

Practical Deleuzism and Postmodern Space

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(p.134) (p.135) Chapter 7 Practical Deleuzism and Postmodern Space
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Deleuze and the Social
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Ian Buchanan

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620920.003.0007

This chapter explores the relation between postmodern space and practical Deleuzism. It analyses the relevant works of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari and advances three propositions relating to the analysis of contemporary space. These propositions include the idea that Alfred Hitchcock's cinema anticipated the affect of postmodern space, that the suburban shopping mall was the harbinger of postmodern space, and that the transformations that have made postmodern space what it is can be understood in terms of deterritorialisation.

Keywords:   postmodern space, practical Deleuzism, Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari, contemporary space, Alfred Hitchcock, cinema, shopping mall, deterritorialisation

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