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ERIC Number: EJ900808
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-0951-8398
Breaking up with Deleuze: Desire and Valuing the Irreconcilable
Tuck, Eve
International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), v23 n5 p635-650 Sep 2010
In this article, Eve Tuck grapples with Gilles Deleuze's conceptualization of desire, finding it simultaneously generative and unsatisfying. Recognizing that Deleuze will not "say" what Tuck wants him to say about desire--that it is smart, and constitutes expertise--Tuck reasons that there is only one thing she can do: break up with Deleuze. The article is organized into several break-up rituals, and in each of the rituals, the author works to understand, interrogate, expand, and extend conceptualizations of desire. In these ways, an articulation of what it means to value the irreconcilable is presented. (Contains 2 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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