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Machine désirante? Une lecture deleuzienne de l'affect en classe de langue

Abstract : The indivisibility of individual and collective affections within a social framework was the object of Deleuze and Guattari's philosophical analysis in Capitalism and Schizophrenia (1972 and 1980). Although their approach did not focus on language learning and teaching, it is of interest to the didactics of language in that it proposes a new naturalistic and positive definition of desire as a pure flow. The present contribution will assess its impact on language learning and classroom pedagogy along the following lines: first by examining the teacher/learner relation in connection with the authors’ concept of machinic assemblage. Secondly, by analysing how the concepts of territory and deterritorialisation can shed a new light on the language course organization. Finally, by assessing how films can help the reterritorialisation of affects and give the language class an esthetic dimension.
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Anne-Marie O'Connell. Machine désirante? Une lecture deleuzienne de l'affect en classe de langue. Etudes en didactique des langues, LAIRDIL, 2014, Affect(s), pp.153-172. ⟨hal-01325518⟩



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