Category Archives: Henri Lefebvre

Books received – Shakespeare, Mousnier, Lefebvre

Two OUP editions of Shakespeare, Roland Mousnier’s Peasant Uprisings – used by Foucault in Théories et institutions pénales, and two first editions of Lefebvre’s books in Axelos’s Arguments series.

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Journal of Architecture – various reviews of books by and on Henri Lefebvre

I’ve mentioned a couple of these before when online, but the latest issue of The Journal of Architecture has various review essays on books by and on Henri Lefebvre, including Rhythmanalysis, Critique of Everyday Life, and Urban Revolution Now.

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Editing Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy – doing his endnotes properly

Over the last few weeks I’ve been editing the translation of Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy for Verso. Despite a very fine translation by David Fernbach, this has still taken some work. First there are the linguistic complications of a three-way language dialogue – … Continue reading

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La pensée marxiste et la ville reviewed by Łukasz Stanek in Journal of Architecture

Lefebvre’s La pensée marxiste et la ville – forthcoming in translation from University of Minnesota Press – is reviewed by Łukasz Stanek in The Journal of Architecture (open access).

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Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? – reading guide updated with news of forthcoming translations

My guide Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? has been updated with news of forthcoming translations – Metaphilosophy, Marxist Thought and the City, and the rural essay in Antipode.

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Lefebvre’s 1956 essay ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology’ forthcoming in Antipode, with introduction by Stuart Elden and Adam David Morton

A translation of Henri Lefebvre’s 1956 essay ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology’ is forthcoming in Antipode in issue 1 of 2016. The essay first appeared as “Théorie de la rente foncière et sociologie rurale”, in the Transactions of the Third World … Continue reading

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Camilla Boano reviews Lefebvre’s Towards an Architecture of Enjoyment (requires subscription)

Camilla Boano reviews Lefebvre’s Towards an Architecture of Enjoyment in The Journal of Architecture (requires subscription). The review is quite detailed, and makes use of the interview I conducted with editor Łukasz Stanek for the Society and Space open site. Good to see this … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, La pensée marxiste et la ville – forthcoming in translation

I’ve previously said that Lefebvre’s Métaphilosophie will appear in English translation in 2016 with Verso. Another translation will also appear next year – La pensée marxiste et la ville, with University of Minnesota Press. This follows from their previous publications of his work – The … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy – forthcoming in 2016 from Verso with introduction by Stuart Elden

Henri Lefebvre’s fundamental book Métaphilosophie is forthcoming in translation in Spring 2016 from Verso. It will have an introduction from me. Further details when available. I’ve long wanted this book to be translated – hopefully as the first of a few of … Continue reading

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Society and Space open access highlight papers updated

The ‘highlights’ section of the Environment and Planning D: Society and Space website has been updated. Several recent papers are now available open access – including pieces by Giorgio Agamben, Henri Lefebvre, Bruce Braun, Melissa Wright, Katharyne Mitchell, Sarah Elwood, Matthew Gandy…

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