Category Archives: Henri Lefebvre

Henri Lefebvre, ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology’ – translation and introduction now out in Antipode open access

A new translation of a piece by Lefebvre, along with an introduction, is now available in Antipode early view – both open access: Henri Lefebvre, The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology : Contribution to the International Congress of Sociology, … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy – available to pre-order

Not out until February 2016, and not yet on the Verso site, but Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy is listed on PenguinRandomHouse and at a certain online store. David Fernbach did the translation, and I edited the text, compiled the notes and wrote an … Continue reading

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Theory and Other Languages – short article at E-IR

I have a short piece entitled “Theory and Other Languages” at E-IR (open access). This was written on the request for a piece on this topic by Jan Tattenberg. It’s an autobiographical piece about how my work has been conducted … Continue reading

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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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