The Secret of Theory

Deleuze and Guatarri Studies 4 (3):287-300 (2010)
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Abstract

This article focuses on the concept of the secret in Deleuze and Guattari's philosophy, with specific attention to the related concepts of becoming-woman and literature. It contrasts Deleuze and Guattari's immanent mode of reading with oedipal theories of the text and hermeneutics. Whereas Deleuze and Guattari argue for the positivity of the secret, where there is content that is not disclosed and that therefore creates lines of perception and interpretation, the oedipal mode of reading regards the secret as a (negative) effect of reading.

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Claire Colebrook
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Logique Du Sens.Gilles Deleuze - 1990 - Columbia University Press.
The Gift of Death.Jacques Derrida - 1996 - University of Chicago Press.
The logic of sense.G. Deleuze - 2000 - Filosoficky Casopis 48 (5):799-808.

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