Kafka: Toward a Minor Literature

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U of Minnesota Press, 1986 - Literary Criticism - 104 pages
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In Kafka Deleuze and Guattari free their subject from his (mis)intrepreters. In contrast to traditional readings that see in Kafka's work a case of Oedipalized neurosis or a flight into transcendence, guilt, and subjectivity, Deleuze and Guattari make a case for Kafka as a man of joy, a promoter of radical politics who resisted at every turn submission to frozen hierarchies.
 

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User Review  - jonfaith - LibraryThing

The last essay I ever composed for grade concerned this book and the (very) Minor Literature of Isabel Allende. That strikes me as incomprehensible in this day and age, where everything is surface and ... Read full review

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User Review  - dagseoul - LibraryThing

D&G say, hey you creeps, HERE is what kafka is good for. chuck out your hack interpretations of the man and get beyond the psycho-babble. From out of the laughter of the abyss Kafka's work is a ... Read full review

Contents

Content and Expression
3
An Exaggerated Oedipus
9
What Is a Minor Literature?
16
The Components of Expression
28
Immanence and Desire
43
Proliferation of Series
53
The Connectors
63
Blocks Series Intensities
72
What Is an Assemblage?
81
Notes
91
Index
101
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