Category Archives: Jacques Derrida

Peter Salmon, An Event, Perhaps: A Biography of Jacques Derrida – Verso, September 2020

Peter Salmon, An Event, Perhaps: A Biography of Jacques Derrida – Verso, September 2020 Who is Jacques Derrida? For some, he is the originator of a relativist philosophy responsible for the contemporary crisis of truth. For the far right, he … Continue reading

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Books received – Mauss, Davidson, Dubuisson, Schrift, Sartre, Hannah, Derrida, Prideaux

Mainly some books from Routledge in recompense for review work, including Matthew Hannah, Direction and Socio-Spatial Theory, but also Alastair Davidson’s Antonio Gramsci: Towards an Intellectual Biography, Tel Quel 17 – to which Foucault contributed, Derrida’s Le calcul des langues, and Sue Prideaux’s Strindberg: A Life.

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Jacques Derrida, Geschlecht III: Sex, Race, Nation, Humanity – University of Chicago Press, July 2020

Jacques Derrida, Geschlecht III: Sex, Race, Nation, Humanity – University of Chicago Press, July 2020. Speaking of Derrida, his text Geschlecht III, first published in French in 2018, edited by Geoffrey Bennington, Katie Chenoweth, and Rodrigo Therezo has now been translated by Katie … Continue reading

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Jacques Derrida, Le Calcul des Langues – Seuil, June 2020 – previously unpublished manuscript, edited by Geoff Bennington and Katie Chenoweth

Jacques Derrida, Le Calcul des Langues – Seuil, June 2020 News of a previously unpublished manuscript by Derrida, edited by Geoff Bennington and Katie Chenoweth. Texte énigmatique et entièrement inédit, Le Calcul des langues marque la première tentative de Jacques … Continue reading

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Jacques Derrida, Clang – a new translation of Glas by David Wills and Geoffrey Bennington, University of Minnesota Press, December 2020

Jacques Derrida, Clang – a new translation of Glas by David Wills and Geoffrey Bennington, University of Minnesota Press, December 2020 A new translation of Derrida’s groundbreaking juxtaposition of Hegel and Genet, forcing two incompatible discourses into dialogue with each … Continue reading

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Books received – a pile from the Verso sale

The Verso sale runs until the end of December 2019

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Books received – Kuhn, Bradley, Mbembe, Fisher and Gotman (eds.), Derrida, Delay and Verdeaux

The books by Kuhn and Delay and Verdeaux are for the work on the early Foucault; Arthur Bradley, Unbearable Life: A Genealogy of Political Erasure was sent by the publishers; and the Derrida and Mbembe books are newly out. Mbembe’s Necropolitics contains … Continue reading

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Books received – Neil Brenner, New State Spaces, and books from Duke University Press

A copy of Neil Brenner’s New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question, sent by Neil, and some books from Duke University Press in recompense for review work. They are Stuart Hall, Essential Essays and Cultural Studies 1983; Ann Laura Stoler, Duress, Ernesto Bassi, … Continue reading

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Jacques Derrida, Theory and Practice reviewed at NDPR by Edward Baring

Jacques Derrida, Theory and Practice – his 1976-77 ENS lecture course – is reviewed at NDPR by Edward Baring, author of the excellent The Young Derrida and French Philosophy, 1945-1968. Jacques Derrida’s Theory and Practice, a seminar he taught at the École … Continue reading

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Books received – review work for University of Chicago Press

Mainly a number of books by Martin J.S. Rudwick, but also Julia Lupton’s Shakespeare Dwelling, the translation of Derrida’s Theory and Practice seminar, Laurie Shannon, The Accommodated Animal, Matthew H. Edney’s Cartography and Annabel Paterson, Reading Holinshed’s Chronicles. I’m planning on reengaging with Rudwick’s work for the … Continue reading

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