Translator's Note; Preface to the Complete Text; Preface to the 1972 Edition; Works by Proust; Part I: The Signs; 1. The Types of Signs; 2. Signs and Truth; 3. Apprenticeship; 4. Essence and the Signs of Art; 5. Secondary Role of Memory; 6. Series and Group; 7. Pluralism in the System of Signs; Conclusion to Part I: The Image of Thought; Part II: The Literary Machine; 8. Antilogos; 9. Cells and Vessels; 10. Levels of the Search; 11. The Three Machines; 12. Style; Conclusion to Part II: Presence and Function of Madness: The Spider; Notes.
Gilles Deleuze was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII. Richard Howard teaches in the School of the Arts at Columbia University, USA. He has also translated works by Barthes, Foucault and Todorov.