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Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Nadine Boljkovac


Untimely Affects offers an interweaving of Deleuzian philosophy and close film analysis to discern the potential of art in the face of global ongoing devastations. How does thought persist productively after World War II? How can cinema function as a means of ethical resistance and thought? In this first extensive analysis of French film artists Chris Marker and Alain Resnais's works together, Untimely Affects draws on concepts and images that expose these layers of a recent past in relation to ‘a time yet to come’. Mindful of the seen and unseen ‘that quicken the heart’ (Marker), this book di ... More

Keywords: Affect, Time-image, Becoming, Violence, Cinema, Alain Resnais, Deleuze, Chris Marker, Sensation, Memory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780748646449
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nadine Boljkovac, author
Brown University