A couple of months ago, I reflected on Lauren Berlant’s short book Desire/Love (2012) and Marguerite Duras’s short novel The Lover (1984). Given the continuing fascination that love has for me as a literary and theoretical problematic, I thought I might look at two more theorists/philosophers—Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri—whose collaborative approach to love initially seems to resonate …

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Deleuze opens the third section of his introduction by briefly outlining his earlier points and previewing a new one: “Repetition and generality are opposed from the point of view of conduct and from the point of view of law. It remains to specify a third opposition from the point of view of concepts or representation” …

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Deleuze opens the third section of his introduction by briefly outlining his earlier points and previewing a new one: “Repetition and generality are opposed from the point of view of conduct and from the point of view of law. It remains to specify a third opposition from the point of view of concepts or representation” …

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A few weeks ago, I posted a rather harsh response to Elizabeth Grosz’s Becoming Undone: Darwinian Reflections on Life, Politics, and Art (2011). Having finished the book now (moving on to Brian Massumi’s Parables of the Virtual [2002]), I thought I might tack on a lengthy postscript that provides a better angle on Grosz’s frustrating and self-assured …

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A few weeks ago, I posted a rather harsh response to Elizabeth Grosz’s Becoming Undone: Darwinian Reflections on Life, Politics, and Art (2011). Having finished the book now (moving on to Brian Massumi’s Parables of the Virtual [2002]), I thought I might tack on a lengthy postscript that provides a better angle on Grosz’s frustrating and self-assured …

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