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Deleuze in Children's Literature

Jane Newland

Abstract

This study invites Deleuze into the genre of children’s literature and explores how Deleuzian concepts can enhance and invigorate our readings of this literature, whose implied readership masks much paradox. The study focuses on children’s texts by some of the authors who fascinate Deleuze, including Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Lewis Carroll, André Dhôtel, Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio and Michel Tournier. These authors recur across Deleuze’s work and shaped his literary writings. With chapters on pure repetition, becoming, cartographies, stuttering and nonsense, this study demonstrates how th ... More

Keywords: Gilles Deleuze, Children’s literature, Paradox, Repetition, Becoming, Zeroth voice, L’Oiseau philosophie

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474466677
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466677.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jane Newland, author
Wilfred Laurier University