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Der monströse Fouleuze: Eine philosophische Lektüre von Andrej Belyjs Petersburg

Author: Simon Ganahl orcid logo (Universität Wien)

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    Der monströse Fouleuze: Eine philosophische Lektüre von Andrej Belyjs Petersburg

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This paper deals critically with the posthumous interpretation of Foucault's work by Gilles Deleuze. The inquiry begins with Deleuze's claim that the late Foucault was a topologist like Andrei Bely in his modernist novel Petersburg. In order to illuminate this Deleuzian perspective, the author discusses the concepts of dispositif and chronotope. By analyzing a key scene from Petersburg, the paper concludes that Deleuze's notion of topology is closer to his own philosophical system than to Foucault's historical research.

Keywords: chronotope, dispositif, petersburg, topology, Bely, Deleuze, Foucault

How to Cite: Ganahl, Simon. "Der monströse Fouleuze: Eine philosophische Lektüre von Andrej Belyjs Petersburg." Le foucaldien 3, no. 1 (2017): 1–11. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16995/lefou.23 [Note: In 2022, Le foucaldien relaunched as Genealogy+Critique.]

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20 Jan 2017
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