Gilles Deleuze | Critical Essay by Martin Schwab

This literature criticism consists of approximately 47 pages of analysis & critique of Gilles Deleuze.
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Critical Essay by Martin Schwab

SOURCE: “Escape from the Image: Deleuze's Image-Ontology,” in The Brain Is the Screen: Deleuze and the Philosophy of Cinema, edited by Gregory Flaxman, University of Minnesota Press, 2000, pp. 109-39.

In the following essay, Schwab proposes modifications to Deleuze's image-ontology theory and applies it to the genre of cinema.

In his two cinema books, The Movement-Image and The Time-Image, Gilles Deleuze offers an aesthetic and historical account of the cinema based on an unfamiliar and intriguing ontology—an ontology of images. Objects, qualities, processes, actions, even the brain: all are images in a dynamic universe of images. In this “image-world,” art—specifically, the cinema—emerges as something not ontologically distinct from the rest of the world. Indeed, Deleuze's theory amounts to the simultaneous dynamization and de-Platonization of the cinema. Deleuzian...

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