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Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature$
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Jean-Jacques Lecercle

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780748638000

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638000.001.0001

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(p.vi) (p.1) Introduction
Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature

Jean-Jacques Lecercle

Edinburgh University Press

This book focuses on Alain Badiou and Gilles Deleuze's reading of literature. It suggests that literature plays a crucial role in the contents of philosophers' respective positions and attempts to describe the authors' style, their use of rhetoric, and their taste for metaphor and/or narrative. The book explains that Badiou and Deleuze are two of the most important contemporary philosophers, and contends that the best way to enter the (non-)relation then is through the way they read literature.

Keywords:   Alain Badiou, Gilles Deleuze, literature, reading, philosophers, rhetoric, metaphor, narrative

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