Category Archives: Shakespearean Territories

Foucault and Shakespeare, Terrain and forthcoming talks

I’ve been fairly quiet on this blog recently. That isn’t to say I haven’t been busy – mainly on the Shakespeare project. (More on this project can be found here). Unlike the work for the Foucault books, I haven’t felt … Continue reading

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Shakespeare productions in London and Stratford (late 2016-early 2017)

An updated list of some of the productions I’m looking forward to seeing over the next few months… The Two Noble Kinsmen at the RSC. Cymbeline ‘reclaimed and renamed’ as Imogen at the Globe King Lear – Antony Sher at the RSC and Glenda Jackson … Continue reading

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Early Modern Literary Geographies – 14-15 October 2016

Early Modern Literary Geographies, Huntington library, San Marino, CA, 14-15 October 2016 –  details here or download the programme brochure The conference is organised around the themes of Body, House, Neighbourhood, and Region. I’ll be speaking in the last of these … Continue reading

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Books received – Marshall, Shakespeare, O’Lear & Dalby, Mitchell, Harvey

Back from holiday, a mix of recently received books. The Routledge ones are in recompense for review work, as is Shakespeare and Space. The others were picked up second-hand for various projects.

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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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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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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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Books received – Shakespeare and Foucault

Some more second-hand books for the Shakespeare project, the special issue of Les Etudes Philosophiques on Foucault’s L’Archéologie du savoir, which includes an early draft of the book’s Introduction, and the little book by Christian-François de Kervran, Les dix et une nuits de Jean Barraqué … Continue reading

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A geopolitical Cymbeline at the RSC – ancient Britain, Rome and the EU referendum

The current production of Cymbeline at the RSC is explicitly geopolitical. In their publicity they make the point that Cymbeline is ‘rarely performed’, which is generally true, though there was a production at the Globe’s indoor theatre this past winter, … Continue reading

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