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Félix Guattari

Thought, Friendship and Visionary Cartography

  • Authors
  • Franco Berardi (Bifo)
  • Editors
  • Giuseppina Mecchia
  • Charles J. Stivale

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction: Cartographies in Becoming

    1. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 1-5
  3. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 9-15
    3. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 16-21
    4. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 22-28
    5. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 29-35
  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 39-42
    3. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 43-72
    4. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 73-87
    5. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 88-108
    6. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 109-112
    7. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 113-133
    8. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 134-140
    9. Franco Berardi (Bifo)
      Pages 141-168
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 169-188

About this book

Introduction

Félix Guattari: Thought, Friendship, and Visionary Cartography, by Franco Berardi 'Bifo', originates in the author's close personal acquaintance with Félix Guattari's writings and political engagement in the context of Berardi Bifo's activism in Italian autonomist politics and his ongoing collaboration with Guattari in the 1970s and 1980s. This biography gains distinction from its keen insight into Guattari's political practice and from a precise understanding of how this practice relates to the theoretical and conceptual aspects of Guattari's writings, alone and with Gilles Deleuze. Thanks to an approach at once personal and theoretically well informed, Bifo's biography provides a clear and accessible introduction to Guattari's works. This edition also includes a critical introduction and a 2005 interview with Bifo on a range of topics relating Guattari's works to the current political conjuncture.

Keywords

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