Category Archives: William Shakespeare

Folgerpedia – a new resource for Shakespeare studies

A resource from the Folger Shakespeare Library – Folgerpedia. Thanks to Ron Sexton for the link. About these ads

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Completing other tasks – returning to the Foucault’s Last Decade project

Over the past few months I’ve taken a break from the Foucault work, due to other commitments. Some of these were related to The Birth of Territory. One was an author response to ‘critics’ from the session on the book at the Association of American … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on the road – project update

Paul Edmondson has an update on the Shakespeare on the Road project. I spoke at the workshop concerning this project last year. Here’s a brief description of the project: Fasten your seatbelts and join us as we celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th … Continue reading

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“the frustrations and the pleasures of editing”

David Scott Kastan on “the frustrations and the pleasures of editing” – for him a play, but much of this works more generally: We too often think of editing as an activity that is mechanical and objective; it is neither. Even … Continue reading

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A Conversation between Stuart Elden and Babette Babich – Fordham University video

A Conversation between Stuart Elden and Babette Babich A long discussion at the Fordham University television studios – ranges across my work and lots of topics, including territory today and historically, Lefebvre, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Shakespeare… Many thanks to Babette … Continue reading

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Interview with Simon Critchley and excerpt from The Hamlet Doctrine in Berfrois

Interview with Simon Critchley at Berfrois, plus an excerpt from his co-authored book The Hamlet Doctrine – via the Verso blog.

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Archipelago/Funambulist Conversation between Léopold Lambert and Stuart Elden on Territory and Volume

I’ve linked to content on Archipelago – the podcast companion site to Léopold Lambert’s The Funambulist – before. This time it’s a discussion with me, conducted at the CUSP offices in New York, and mainly discussing my 2013 article “Secure the … Continue reading

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Steve Mentz on Kenneth Branagh’s Macbeth

Steve Mentz has a good piece about Kenneth Branagh’s Macbeth at his blog. You can read my take here.

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Shakespeare in New York: Kenneth Branagh as Macbeth – a short review

Warning: if you are planning on seeing this production of Macbeth, I’d suggest not reading further. There are spoilers about the production I would not have wanted to know beforehand.     The staging of Macbeth at the Park Avenue … Continue reading

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Simon Russell Beale as King Lear; Kenneth Branagh as Macbeth

Tomorrow – my last full day in New York – will be a day of Shakespeare. At lunch time I am going to see the ‘live in Cinema’ screening at the Brooklyn Academy of Music of King Lear with Simon Russell Beale … Continue reading

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