Category Archives: Publishing

Where to start with reading Peter Sloterdijk?

Where should you start with reading Peter Sloterdijk? I have previously done this with Henri Lefebvre, and Chathan Vemuri asked me the same question for Sloterdijk. This is my attempt at answering this, largely in relation to works already in translation – … Continue reading

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Verso’s Undergraduate Reading List – and last days of their 50% + e-book sale

Verso have updated their suggestions for an alternative undergraduate reading list. It would be a very well-read undergraduate to complete this list. Also worth mentioning that their excellent sale – 50% off many books, free postage, plus the bundled e-book, … Continue reading

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Jonathan Bate on writing a biography of Ted Hughes – copyright, author estates and family members

A very interesting piece in The Guardian by Jonathan Bate about his writing of a biography of Ted Hughes. The issues are much wider than this particular case, and concern copyright, author estates and the role of family members. There are … Continue reading

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Stanford Briefs – manuscripts in the humanities wanted

Stanford University Press have an imprint for shorter texts with a much quicker turnaround from acceptance to publication – Stanford Briefs. The imprint is across all the press’s disciplines, but I’ve been talking to senior editor Emily-Jane Cohen about the lists … Continue reading

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Rowman & Littlefield International new series – Reframing the Boundaries: Thinking the Political

Rowman & Littlefield International have launched a new series – Reframing the Boundaries: Thinking the Political - with an attempt to cross the division between ‘analytic’ and ‘continental’ thought. Here’s the first part of the series description: Reframing the Boundaries: Thinking … Continue reading

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The remaining Foucault lecture courses – French and English publishing details

Only two of Foucault’s Collège de France lecture courses remain unpublished in French – Théories et institutions pénales (1971-72) and Subjectivité et vérité (1980-81). As I’ve mentioned before, Subjectivité et vérité, edited by Frédéric Gros will be published in May 2014. There is nothing on the Seuil page … Continue reading

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The original source for Foucault’s Pierre Rivière collaborative project

I’ve long known that Foucault and his colleagues discovered the case of Pierre Rivière in Annales d’hygiène publique et de médecine légale, during the seminar of his first year of his work at the Collège de France. This particular case so fascinated … Continue reading

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Materiali Foucaultiani – a tri-lingual journal and resource site

I’ve known about this site for a while, but not sure I’ve posted about it before. Materiali Foucaultiani is an online, tri-lingual (Italian-French-English) journal and website concerning Foucault. As well as the journal, there is a lot of information on … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Subjectivité et vérité – forthcoming in May 2014

Seuil now have a page up for Foucault’s 1980-81 lecture course Subjectivité et vérité, with a publication date of May 2014. Thanks to Chathan Vemuri for the link. No great surprises in the publicity text, except perhaps for the explicit link … Continue reading

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Semiotext(e) – Whitney publications

Semiotexte has produced twenty-eight pamphlets as part of its contribution to the Whitney Biennial by philosophers, writers and critics associated with the press. The series includes new, commissioned works by Franco “Bifo” Berardi, Veronica Gonzalez-Peña, Sergio Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Gary Indiana, John … Continue reading

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