Question: Is Anti-Oedipus hard?

“Anti-Oedipus” is famous in its difficulty, even for the most erudite reader. The seminal work by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari lobbied an unrelenting assault on psychoanalysis and remains one of the key texts for anyone learning critical theory.

How long does it take to read anti Oedipus?

7 hours and 12 minutes The average reader will spend 7 hours and 12 minutes reading this book at 250 WPM (words per minute).

What do you need to read before anti Oedipus?

In particular, consider reading Lautman, Ruyer and Simondon; these are critical sources for Deleuze, and will make many of his subtleties more clear (Nietzsche and Spinoza can also help here too.)

Who wrote anti Oedipus?

Gilles Deleuze Félix Guattari Anti-Oedipus/Authors

How long is a thousand plateaus?

A Thousand PlateausCover of the first editionAuthorsGilles Deleuze Félix GuattariPages645 (French edition) 610 (English translation)ISBN978-0816614028Preceded byAnti-Oedipus7 more rows

Is A Thousand Plateaus hard to read?

Its a pretty easy read and probably one of the best stand alone essays in the book. Also if you are having a tough time with it, get your hands on Dialogues. It was written at the same time and its Deleuze and Claire Parnet talking about many of the same concepts in the book but in an easy conversational way.

Who translated anti Oedipus?

Robert Hurley These works became a staple of French critical theory and post-structuralism in the 1970s, a position they still occupy today. The text of Anti-Oedipus (so named for its opposition to Freud) was later translated by Robert Hurley in 1983 and brought to a wider audience.

What is a rhizome Deleuze?

Rhizome is a philosophical term used to describe the relations and connectivity of things. The authors Deleuze and Guattari, have assigned this term “rhizome” referring to a relation like that of roots. They spread underground with no direction, no beginning, and no end.

What is the point of anti Oedipus?

Anti-Oedipus analyses the relationship of desire to reality and to capitalist society in particular; it addresses questions of human psychology, economics, society, and history.

Is banana a rhizome?

The banana has a reduced underground stem, called the rhizome, which bears several buds. Each of these buds sprouts and forms its own pseudostem and a new bulbous rhizome. Banana is mostly propagated by rhizomes and suckers viz. sword suckers and water suckers.

What is the difference between a rhizome and a stolon?

A stolon is an above-the-ground stem that creeps along the surface of the soil and subsequently grows a clone of the original plant on the end of it. Rhizomes, also called “creeping rootstalks” or just “rootstalks”, are modified stems that run underground horizontally, often just underneath the surface of the soil.

What are the stages of a banana tree?

Banana Plant Growing Stages Rather than a distinct growing season, bananas have three growth stages, according to Lima Europe: vegetative development (about six months), flowering (about three months), and the fruiting stage (about three months), meaning that in ideal conditions, planting to harvest takes about a year.

What do you call a banana tree?

Bananas are both a fruit and not a fruit. While the banana plant is colloquially called a banana tree, its actually an herb distantly related to ginger, since the plant has a succulent tree stem, instead of a wood one. The yellow thing you peel and eat is, in fact, a fruit because it contains the seeds of the plant.

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