Deleuze, Freud and the Three Syntheses. / Somers-Hall, Henry.

In: Deleuze Studies, Vol. 11, No. 3, 08.2017, p. 297-327.

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Somers-Hall, Henry. / Deleuze, Freud and the Three Syntheses. In: Deleuze Studies. 2017 ; Vol. 11, No. 3. pp. 297-327.

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