Social Dreaming in a New Key

  • Julian Manley
Part of the Studies in the Psychosocial book series (STIP)


This chapter opens the study of Deleuzian philosophy as a new approach to social dreaming. In particular, the chapter emphasises the all-important connection between dream and associative images and Deleuzian affect theory. The doubts and problems associated with Deleuze in the ambit of psychoanalysis are discussed and reassessed as being the adoption of a critical stance as opposed to what is sometimes conceived of as a destructive and negative theory. Particular attention is given to Deleuze and Guattari’s Anti-Oedipus, and their interpretation of Melanie Klein.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julian Manley
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  1. 1.University of Central LancashirePrestonUK

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