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rhi·zome

(rī'zōm),
The creeping underground stem of some plants (for example, iris, calamus, and sanguinaria).
[G. rhizōma, mass of roots, fr. rhiza, root, + -oma, mass]

rhizome

a horizontal underground stem (with leaves and buds) that serves as a storage organ and a means of VEGETATIVE PROPAGATION. Rhizomes are found in flowering plants such as Iris.
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The tilting nature of the entire place destabilizes the arborescent paradigm and reveals the vibrant, rhizomatic form of the gods.
We suggest that a rhizomatic perspective is fruitful for analyzing context as a fundamental part of teaching activity.
To consider 'being' within their schema of rhizomatic becoming, Deleuze and Guattari draw on Spinoza's question of what a body can do.
The connections formed between memories of popular protest, ongoing social struggles, and messages and images covering the walls of the city produce a rhizomatic politics embedded in Cochabamba's graffiti culture.
Silliman similarly approaches rhizomatic network with regard to the concept of machine-like book in his poem "The Chinese Notebook," when he writes "20.
They refer to "rhizomatic analysis" or "rhizoanalysis" as a methodological tool for following spontaneous events in much the same way that roots produce offshoots which in turn lead to new growths.
Toward the end of his study, Fazzino meditates on connections between Beat writing and the flaneur tradition in Paris (Baudelaire via Benjamin), lettrist/situationalist practices of detournement, Certeau's focus on micro-movements, Deleuze and Guattari's notions of rhizomatic, smooth (vs.
For this, at the present Arlt will embody the rhizome: the rhizomatic Arlt.
Cowan offers a particularly provocative contribution that stresses the importance of anecdote in writing a "rhizomatic historiography of feminist cabaret." (70) She asks what exactly is the object of study when considering the ephemeral form of the cabaret--the performances themselves, documentation about the event, the audience's reception, the theatre space itself?
Given the strong critique of the global North in this book and the commitment to local, grassroots, community/place-based learning that is a rhizomatic thread throughout, as well as the neo-colonial risk of globalising discourses of which Selby speaks, I would see situatedness and place as being important to consider more explicitly.
This rhizomatic plant species can produce a very attractive inflorescence and have been used in landscaping especially for screening and indoor plants.
While anchored by the historical moment that gives shape to each highlighted composition, individual case studies benefit from the type of rhizomatic connections Schiff makes across time.