Gilles Deleuze Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Baker, Lang. “The Cry of the Identicals: The Problem of Inclusion in Deleuze's Reading of Leibniz.” Philosophy Today 39, No. 2 (Summer 1995): 198-211.

Examines Deleuze's reading of Gottfried Leibniz's work.

Brusseau, James. Isolated Experiences: Gilles Deleuze and the Solitudes of Reversed Platonism. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998, 223 p.

Outlines the defining characteristics of Deleuze's philosophy.

Chisholm, Dianne. “Feminist Deleuzions: James Joyce and the Politics of ‘Becoming-Woman’.” Canadian Review of Comparative Literature 19, Nos. 1-2 (March-June 1992): 201-24.

Reads the work of James Joyce utilizing the theories of Deleuze and Guattari.

Davis, Erik. “Professor of Desire: Gilles Deleuze at Work and Play.” Village Voice Literary Supplement (March 1989): 19-20.

Overview of Deleuze's life and work.

Flaxman, Gregory, ed. The Brain Is the Screen: Deleuze and the Philosophy of Cinema. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000, 395 p.

Collection of critical essays examining Deleuze's cinematic philosophy.

Goodchild, Philip. Gilles Deleuze and the Question of Philosophy. Madison, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1996, 194 p.

Investigates Deleuze's major philosophical concepts.

Johnston, John. “Theoretical Invention and the Contingency of Critique: The Example of Postmodern Semiotics.” Signs of Change: Premodern, Modern, Postmodern, edited by Stephen Barker, pp. 49-68. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996.

Compares the semiotic models of Jean Baudrillard to those of Deleuze and Guattari.

Kurzweil, Edith. Review of Foucault, by Gilles Deleuze. Contemporary Sociology 18, No. 3 (May 1989): 458-59.

A positive review of Foucault.

Olkowski, Dorothea. Gilles Deleuze and the Ruin of Representation. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999, 298 p.

Critical study of Deleuze's philosophy.

Patton, Paul. “Here be Nomads: Deleuze's Philosophy of Concept-Creating.” Times Literary Supplement (23 June 1995): 10-11.

Favorable review of What Is Philosophy?

Rodowick, D. N. Gilles Deleuze's Time Machine. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1997, 258 p.

Surveys Deleuze's major philosophical concepts.

Stivale, Charles J. “Mille/Punks/Cyber/Plateaus: Science Fiction and Deleuzo-Guattarian ‘Becomings’.” SubStance XX, No. 3 (1991): 66-84.

Considers the impact of Deleuze and Guattari's theory on the genre of cyberpunk.

Studlar, Gaylyn. “Visual Pleasure and the Masochistic Aesthetic.” Journal of Film and Video 37, No. 2 (Spring 1985): 5-26.

Applies the critical framework found in Deleuze's Masochism: An Interpretation of Coldness and Cruelty to modern cinema.

Wilson, George. Review of Cinema 1: The Movement-Image, by Gilles Deleuze. Criticism XXX, No. 1 (Winter 1988): 138-41.

Deems the cinematic study original, provocative, and difficult.