… How many people today live in a language that is not their own ? Or no longer, or not yet, even know their own and know poorly the major language that they are forced to serve ? This is the problem of immigrants, and especially of their children, the problem of minorities, the problem of a minor literature but also a problem for all of us: how to tear a minor literature away from its own language, allowing it to challenge the language and making it follow a sober revolutionary path ? How to become a nomad and an immigrant and a gypsy in relation to one’s own language ? Kafka answers: steal the baby from its crib, walk the tight rope …
Participative discussion on Kafka : Toward a Minor Literature by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari (1975).
Explore the text and pick a few passages to discuss together !
Free and open to all !
Sunday 17 April 2016
Coffee Home, Delhi