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Introduction

Laura Cull

in Deleuze and Performance

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print May 2005 | ISBN: 9780748635030
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748652587 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635030.003.0020
Introduction

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This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the relevance of Gilles Deleuze's philosophy to the performing arts or performance. It discusses the theatrical aspects of Deleuze's oeuvre examines the implications of Deleuze's work for performance. The chapters in this volume are divided into three parts. The first part those practitioners about whom Deleuze wrote the most, the second deals with live performance, and the third explores new media and digital practices in performance.

Keywords: Gilles Deleuze; philosophy; performing arts; performance; practitioners; new media; digital practices

Chapter.  8925 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Philosophy

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