Category Archives: Foucault’s Last Decade

‘Key’ fourth book of Foucault’s History of Sexuality published in France – The Guardian

‘Key’ fourth book of Foucault’s History of Sexuality published in France There is a discussion of Foucault’s Les Aveux de la chair in The Guardian including some quotes from John Forrester, the editor Frédéric Gros, and me.   I’ve added this … Continue reading

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Fourth volume of Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality published – Warwick news release

There is a Warwick news release of information about Foucault’s Les aveux de la chair, in which I briefly explain how the book fits within Foucault’s work and its importance. I’ve already agreed to write a longer review of the book, … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Les Aveux de la chair – just picked up a copy

It’s officially published tomorrow, but I’ve just picked up a copy of the fourth volume of Foucault’s History of Sexuality – Les Aveux de la chair [Confessions, or Avowals, of the Flesh]. Some of the book is available to view here (essentially just … Continue reading

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Philosophie Magazine issue on Foucault, including extract of Les Aveux de la chair

Philosophie Magazine has a new special issue on Foucault, including an extract from Les Aveux de la chair, the soon-to-be-published volume IV of the History of Sexuality. You can read some of the issue, though not the extract, on a viewer on the issue page. … Continue reading

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A year in review – publications, writing, talks, etc.

This is my last day of work in 2017. Tomorrow we head to Tenerife for ten days holiday, hoping for sunshine and lots of cycling. The last major work task I completed today was the copyediting queries for Shakespearean Territories. … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade reviewed at Manchester Review of Books

I’ve been rather preoccupied the last few days with hosting the second Territory workshop of the ICE-LAW project, of which more later. But I’ve just seen this very nice review of my 2016 book Foucault’s Last Decade in Manchester Review of … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden’s Foucault books reviewed and discussed (PAIS News)

Stuart Elden’s Foucault books reviewed and discussed Stuart Elden’s two books Foucault’s Last Decade (Polity 2016) and Foucault: The Birth of Power (Polity 2017) have recently been reviewed and discussed in a number of places. A review of both books can be found in The … Continue reading

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Interview on Foucault: The Birth of Power at New Books in Critical Theory

How did Foucault become a public, political intellectual? In Foucault: The Birth of Power (Polity Press, 2017), Stuart Elden, Professor of Political Theory and Geography at the University of Warwick, follows up his book on Foucault’s Last Decade with research … Continue reading

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Interviews about my Foucault books on New Books in Critical Theory (audio)

I’ve just been interviewed by Dave O’Brien for the New Books in Critical Theory series about Foucault: The Birth of Power. The podcast of that interview should be available shortly and I’ll share when available [update: now available here]. In the … Continue reading

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Bruce Robbins in The Nation reviews Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power

Bruce Robbins in The Nation reviews my two books Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power. It’s a generous and thoughtful review, and while I wouldn’t agree with all of it, I’m very grateful for the review and the … Continue reading

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