Category Archives: Georges Dumézil

Books received – Veyne, Dumézil, Bataille & Leiris, Eliade, Chapsal

Trying to keep second-hand booksellers in business… a pile of recently bought books, including Paul Veyne’s memoirs, the English translation of the Bataille-Leiris correspondence, the first volume of Mircea Eliade’s journals, a collection of interviews by Madeleine Chapsal, and some … Continue reading

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Books received – Eribon & Lévi-Strauss, Heidegger, Dumézil, Bataille

A few things, some ordered before the lockdown began and some since, that will keep me busy for a while. While I have the Heidegger book in German and English, this was an early French translation, and important in terms … Continue reading

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Books received – Dumézil, Sabot, Ehlers and Krupar, Hyppolite, Loraux et al, Beaufret, Landscape as Territory

A mixed pile of things, mainly bought second-hand; along with two books I was sent – Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar, Deadly Biocultures: The Ethics of Life-Making, and Landscape as Territory, edited by Clara Olóriz Sanjuán. The last has a transcription of a … Continue reading

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Books bought in Paris – Foucault, Merleau-Ponty, Mbembe, Poitevin, Sabot, Sforzini

I’ve tried to be fairly disciplined, given I’ve got to carry everything home, but a few books old and new that I’ve picked up over the past few weeks.

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The Early Foucault update 30: working at the BnF, Collège de France, Archives Nationales, and Sorbonne

In the last update, I mentioned the work I’d been doing in Paris and Tübingen, and said I’d agreed to write a book on Foucault in the 1960s, again for Polity, with the working title of The Archaeology of Foucault … Continue reading

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Books received – Pelluchon, Eddé, Alarm Phone, Farrell Krell, Hoffmann, Miller, Jullien, Dumézil

Books received – Corine Pelluchon, Nourishment: A Philosophy of the Political Body; Dominique Eddé, Edward Said: His Thought as a Novel; 5 Years of Alarm Phone (also available as a free download); David Farrell Krell, The Sea: A Philosophical Encounter; Marcelo Hoffmann, Militant … Continue reading

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Books received – Dumézil, Sartre, Canguilhem, Baxstrom and Meyers

Two books by Dumézil, one by Sartre, the latest volume of the Canguilhem Oeuvres, and Richard Baxstrom and Todd Meyers, Realizing the Witch: Science, Cinema, and the Mastery of the Invisible.

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Books received – Foucault, Althusser, Dumézil, Kant

Some older books by Althusser, Dumézil, and Kant, and the most recent collection of Foucault’s lectures and writings, Folie, language, littérature, sent by the publisher.

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The Early Foucault Update 27: Paris, Wales, Kant

Thankfully, this book manuscript has been the main focus again of work over the past month. I’ve been continuing to work on Foucault’s relation to Dumézil, on Foucault’s time in Warsaw and Hamburg, and other things in the later 1950s. … Continue reading

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Books received – Dumézil, Kant, Lichnerowicz et. al., Magazine littéraire

Some second-hand books bought recently, mainly by Georges Dumézil, but also the Akademie Textausgabe of Kant’s Anthropologie, and the proceedings of a Collège de France seminar. I can’t remember seeing a typo on a book’s spine before…  

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