Category Archives: Henri Lefebvre

Henri Lefebvre, On the Rural – 40% off outside the Americas

Henri Lefebvre, On the Rural is currently available at 40% off outside the Americas from Combined Academic Publishers. You need to sign up to their newsletter to access the sale.

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Two new reviews of Henri Lefebvre, On the Rural (University of Minnesota Press, 2022)

Two new reviews of Henri Lefebvre, On the Rural: Economy, Sociology, Geography (University of Minnesota Press, 2022) Caleb Gallemore in New Political Science Joseph Pierce in Economic Geography Both require subscription, unfortunately. Here’s the start of Pierce’s review: Stuart Elden … Continue reading

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Parts of Georges Bataille’s library for sale (and a fascinating downloadable catalogue and inventaire)

Parts of Georges Bataille’s library are for sale – story here. As you’d expect, things are rather expensive… A catalogue is available to buy – La bibliothèque de Georges Bataille – and to download as pdf here. petit in-4, broché, … Continue reading

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Gérard Deledalle and Denis Huisman (eds), Les philosophes français d’aujourd’hui par eux-mêmes: autobiographie de la philosophie française contemporaine, 1963 (table of contents)

Given the interest in the collection Gérard Deledalle and Denis Huisman (eds), Les philosophes français d’aujourd’hui par eux-mêmes: autobiographie de la philosophie française contemporaine, 1963, which I mentioned in the previous post, from which the Lefebvre piece at the Verso blog … Continue reading

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“I am not a good Communist” – Henri Lefebvre’s Autobiography from 1957, translated by David Fernbach at the Verso blog

“I am not a good Communist” – Henri Lefebvre’s Autobiography from 1957, translated by David Fernbach at the Verso blog Thanks to Adam David Morton for the alert to this. The original was in a collection of autobiographical sketches by … Continue reading

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Books received – Leroi-Gourhan, Robertson, Allmer, Thompson, Gadoffre, Braudel, Gamsby

A few second-hand books, along with Ritchie Robertson’s Friedrich Nietzsche, Patricia Allmer, René Magritte and Patrick Gamsby, Henri Lefebvre, Boredom, and Everyday Life, in recompense for review work.

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Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? – updated

My guide Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? has been updated. It’s just a minor update with an updated link to On the Rural and links to the recent books by Patrick Rumsby, Henri Lefebvre, Boredom and Everyday Life (Lexington) and Christian … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, On the Rural: Economy, Sociology, Geography reviewed at Cleveland Review of Books by John Lepley (open access)

Henri Lefebvre, On the Rural: Economy, Sociology, Geography is reviewed at Cleveland Review of Books by John Lepley (open access). Here’s the final paragraph: On the Rural is a remarkable collection. Far too many works about rural life and agriculture revolve around … Continue reading

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Christian Schmid, Henri Lefebvre and the Theory of the Production of Space – Verso, November 2022

Christian Schmid, Henri Lefebvre and the Theory of the Production of Space – Verso, November 2022 This book presents an encompassing, detailed and thorough overview and reconstruction of Lefebvre’s theory of space and of the urban. Henri Lefebvre belongs to … Continue reading

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Patrick Gamsby, Henri Lefebvre, Boredom, and Everyday Life – Lexington Books, September 2022

Patrick Gamsby, Henri Lefebvre, Boredom, and Everyday Life – Lexington Books, September 2022 Just an expensive hardback listed at the moment, unfortunately. Henri Lefebvre, Boredom, and Everyday Life culls together the scattered fragments of Henri Lefebvre’s (1901–1991) unrealized sociology of boredom. In … Continue reading

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