Category Archives: Books

Finishing with Foucault, working on Shakespeare and now a holiday

I’ve now finished work on Foucault: The Birth of Power – the corrections to the proofs have been sent off. In the past several weeks I’ve been working hard on Shakespeare, and have got several chapters into draft state. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Beginning work on the proofs of Foucault: The Birth of Power

Today I’m beginning work on the proofs of Foucault: The Birth of Power. They look to be in a good state, so this should be reasonably straight-forward. The book should be out in early 2017 – January or early February. There … Continue reading

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Interviews on Foucault’s Last Decade – one out, one discussion forthcoming

Peter Gratton kindly links to my Interview with Eugene Wolters at critical-theory.com, which I shared at the weekend, and also mentions that he is currently interviewing me, along with Eduardo Mendieta and Dianna Taylor, for Symposium. The interview uses the book as a starting … Continue reading

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Interview on ‘Foucault’s Last Decade’ at Critical Theory

I’m interviewed over at Critical-Theory.com about Foucault’s Last Decade – the first of a few discussions on the book and its subject matter. Many thanks to Eugene Wolters for the interest in my work and asking the questions in this interview. Michel Foucault died … Continue reading

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Foucault, the Archive and the Writing of Intellectual History – audio of lecture

At the end of June I gave the plenary lecture to my Warwick department’s annual conference. It was entitled ‘Foucault, the Archive and the Writing of Intellectual History’, and discussed the writing of the two books Foucault’s Last Decade and … Continue reading

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Books received – Shakespeare, Heidegger & Jünger, Leshem, Shuger

A couple of books for the Shakespeare work, Leshem’s The Origins of Neoliberalism, the Heidegger-Jünger correspondence, the new issue of Radical Philosophy, and the copy of India Today with my piece on the EU referendum (open access here).

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Books received – Shakespeare, Bourus, Vickers

A pile of books for the Shakespeare work – including Terri Bourus’s Young Shakespeare’s Young Hamlet in recompense for review work, and Brian Vickers’s The One King Lear to review.

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“Sur les Toits”: An open-access Antipode Symposium on the Prison Protests in Early 1970s France

“Sur les Toits”: An open-access Antipode Symposium on the Prison Protests in Early 1970s France This symposium contains a rich collection of contributions based on the screening of the French documentary film Sur les Toits (“On the Roofs”). On a Wednesday in May … Continue reading

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Books received – Shakespeare, Dickinson & Kotsko, Isin & Ruppert, Lamarque, Johnson

A few books for the Shakespeare work, including the new in paperback edition of the anonymous The Troublesome Reign of John, King of England; three books from Rowman & Littlefield, International in recompense for review work; and Matthew Johnson (ed.), … Continue reading

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11 Critical Theory books that came out in May 2016

Another roundup of recently published books at Critical Theory – including my own Foucault’s Last Decade, but also recent books by Rancière, Bidet, Weeks, Sloterdijk, Badiou….

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