Category Archives: Shakespearean Territories

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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Books received – Shakespeare, Sartre, Neocleous, TCS, Gabrys, Foucault

A pile of books received – three second-hand books for the Shakespeare work, Jean-Paul Sartre’s What is Subjectivity?, Mark Neocleous’s The Universal Adversary, the new issue of Theory, Culture & Society, Jennifer Gabrys’s Program Earth, and the 2004 special issue … Continue reading

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Hamlet: three productions and three texts

I’ve now seen Hamlet five times in the last year, and three times in the last five weeks. Last year I saw Peter Sarsgaard in New York and Benedict Cumberbatch at the Barbican in London (my thoughts here and here). … Continue reading

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A weekend of Shakespeare – the Globe-to-Globe Hamlet and Kings of War

Most people will have noticed, especially those in the UK, that last weekend was a celebration of the work of Shakespeare – 400 years since his death (and 452 since his birth if the dates do indeed coincide). Many thanks for all … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault, Shakespeare, Alio, Farge, Spriet

Some recent books bought – most for the Shakespeare work, but a few Foucault-related. Eliane Alio worked with Foucault at the Collège de France, and was an assistant on the book he wrote with Arlette Farge. Foucault’s book with Farge … Continue reading

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Autumn and Winter 2016-17 talks – Foucault, Shakespeare and Terrain

My attempt at keeping the diary clear of talks between January and September this year is just about holding. The last seminar I gave was on Foucault and health research and activism in January, and with the exception of three small … Continue reading

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