Writing with Deleuze in the Academy: Creating Monsters

Stewart Riddle (Editor), David Bright (Editor), Eileen Honan (Editor)

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    In this book, authors working with Deleuzean theories in educational research in Australia and the United Kingdom grapple with how the academic-writing machine might become less contained and bounded, and instead be used to free impulses to generate different creations and connections. The authors experiment with forms of writing that challenge the boundaries of academic language, moving beyond the strictures of the scientific method that governs and controls what works and what counts to make language vibrate with a new intensity.
    The authors construct monstrous creations, full of vitality and fervor, hybrid texts, part academic part creative assemblages, almost-but-perhaps-not-quite recognisable as research. Stories that blur the lines between true and untrue, re-presentation and invention.

    The contributors to this book hope that something might happen in its reading; that some new connections might be made, but also acknowledge the contingency of the encounter between text and reader, and the impossibility of presuming to know what may be.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationSingapore Singapore
    Number of pages212
    ISBN (Electronic)9789811320651
    ISBN (Print)9789811320644
    Publication statusPublished - 2018


    • Academic publishing
    • Academic writing
    • Deleuze
    • Education research
    • Onto-epistemology
    • Research as writing
    • Research assessment
    • Research policy
    • Research problems
    • Research writing

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