Deleuzian Reading of Nomadology, War Machine and Transferring from Being to Becoming in Mahmoud Dowlatabadi’s Kalidar

Fataneh Zaheri

Abstract


Kalidar is the novel which has brought Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, an Iranian author, a great honor. It has been considered the second longest novel in the world. There are more than one hundred characters in the novel. The nomad life can be the most significant depiction of the story. However, it has been reviewed and studied from other different approaches and point of views. Analyzing the novel from Deleuzian point of view can be the most complicated reading since it explores rhizome, deterritorialization, reterritorialization as well as nomadology and war machine. All in all, the transforming from being to becoming is the consequence of the nomad life which is analyzed through war machine.

 


Keywords


War Machine, Nomadology, Deterritorialization, Reterritorialization, Rhizome, Being, Becoming

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.5n.3p.69

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