[D-G] Deleuze/Melville

mike santa rita mikesantarita at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 24 16:19:13 PST 2005

Thanks Joan,

I'll have to go to Borders and rifle through their copy.

While I'm asking questions, I've got a really naive one, I hope someone can 
help me with.

Can someone give me a general idea of what "the body without organs" is ?

I was surfing around online and found a definition that equated it with 
institutions like universities, etc.

This didn't seem quite right to me. All I know about it is that it stems 
from Artaud and it has something to do with equating the body with zones of 

If anyone feels they can sum up the concept in a few sentences or paragraphs 
I'd appreciate it.


Mike Santa Rita
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>Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 17:05:29 -0500
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>Subject: [D-G] Deleuze/Melville
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm a Deleuze newbie. I've been reading his collection of essays 
> > Critical and Clinical" and read his breathtaking account of Melville
> > entitled "Bartleby; or the formula".
> >
> > This essay is what got me interested in Deleuze in the first place. It
> > that Melville was a passion of Deleuze's.
> >
> > Does anyone know if he did any other writing on Melville, and where this
> > be found. For some reason i'm thinking there's some stuff on Melville in
> > 1,000 Plateaus but have not read that work so I'm not sure.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Mike Santa Rita.
> >
> >
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