Category Archives: Henri Lefebvre

My favourite academic books of 2020

As with previous years, these are a list of academic books published this year which I read and appreciated. This means that good books which I haven’t yet read don’t feature, and I will of course miss many. Several of … Continue reading

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Books received – Peeters, Benveniste, Biagi, Collard, Brighenti & Karrholm, Lévi-Strauss and Jakobson, Hyppolite, Derrida, Lévi-Strauss and Eribon

Alongside some books bought new or second-hand for the Foucault work and related projects, I was sent a copy of Rosemary Clare-Collard, Animal Traffic: Lively Capital in the Global Exotic Pet Trade by the publisher, Animated Lands: Studies in Territoriology … Continue reading

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Dawn Lyon, Rhythmanalysis: Research Methods – Bloomsbury, December 2020

Dawn Lyon, Rhythmanalysis: Research Methods – Bloomsbury, December 2020 First published as What is Rhythmanalysis?, this title is now available as part of the Bloomsbury Research Methods series. In recent years, there has been growing interest in Henri Lefebvre’s posthumously published … Continue reading

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Francesco Biagi, Henri Lefebvre’s Critical Theory of Space – Palgrave, October 2020

Francesco Biagi, Henri Lefebvre’s Critical Theory of Space – Palgrave, October 2020 Just an expensive hardback and not-much-cheaper e-book at present, unfortunately. Originally published in Italian and translated into English for the first time, Henri Lefebvre’s Critical Theory of Space offers … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault Update 32: Unable to finish a manuscript during lockdown

While these are strange and disruptive times, as much as I’m able, I’m trying to make progress on this book manuscript. I’d intended to submit it to Polity by the end of April, but that unfortunately wasn’t possible. I can … Continue reading

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Terrains and Territories – Stuart Elden and Nico Buitendag discussion at Undisciplined

Terrains and Territories – Stuart Elden and Nico Buitendag discussion at Undisciplined Many thanks to Nico for this invitation, and for a wide-ranging discussion that touches on nearly everything I’ve worked on. This is part of a series of discussions … Continue reading

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Andy Merrifield, ‘Mystified Consciousness’ in Monthly Review – on Lefebvre’s relevance today

Andy Merrifield,‘Mystified Consciousness’ in Monthly Review – on Lefebvre’s relevance to today. Andy’s book Marx Dead and Alive is forthcoming from Monthly Review Press.

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Books received – Cacciari, Webster, Shakespeare, Jardine, Butler, Lefebvre, Iyengar, Beaufret

Mainly in recompense for review work for Bloomsbury, including the final volume of the Arden Shakespeare Third Series, and Alice Jardine’s biography of Julia Kristeva, along with Judith Butler’s new book The Force of Nonviolence, Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche or the Realm … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche Or the Realm of Shadows – translated by David Fernbach, introduced by Stuart Elden, Verso, February 2020

Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche Or the Realm of Shadows – translated by David Fernbach, introduced by Stuart Elden, Verso, February 2020 Now out from Verso – and a reminder that if buying from Verso direct it will come with … Continue reading

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Books received – Merleau-Ponty, Lacan, Althusser, Nicolaysen, Heidegger, Foucault, TCS, Lefebvre, Scammell, Avellaneda and Vega

A mixed pile of books to come back to in the office. They include – Maurice Merleau-Ponty, L’union de l’âme et du corps chez Malebranche, Biran et Bergson – a course Foucault attended Jacques Lacan, My Teaching Two recent translations of … Continue reading

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