Category Archives: Julia Kristeva

Books received – Eliade, Barthes, Foucault, Kristeva, Griffiths

Mostly bought second-hand, but also the new translation of Foucault’s early courses on sexuality from Columbia University Press. My endorsement is on the website but didn’t make the cut for the back cover.

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Books received – Hill, Barthes, King, Chamayou, Keltner, Clark & Szerszynski, Nail

Some books in recompense for review work for Polity, Thomas Nail’s Theory of the Earth, sent by Stanford, and Samantha Rose Hill’s Hannah Arendt.

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Books received – Eliade, Granet, Starobinski, Bensaïd, Lyle, Kristeva

All bought second-hand, except for Daniel Bensaïd, The Dispossessed: Karl Marx’s Debates on Wood Theft and the Right of the Poor – sent by University of Minnesota Press

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Books received – Eliade, Bratton, Lacan, Jacobsen & Beer, Benveniste, Backès-Clément, Deleuze, Kristeva, Witmore

Several bought second-hand, along with Benjamin Bratton, The Revenge of the Real: Post-Pandemic Politics sent by Verso; Ben Jacobsen and David Beer, Social Media and the Automatic Production of Memory: Classification, Ranking and the Sorting of the Past, sent by … Continue reading

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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 – Kristeva, Lévi-Strauss, Huffer, Palti, Löwith, Barthes, Stanek

Some books in recompense for review work from Columbia University Press, and a copy of Łukasz Stanek, Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa and the Middle East in the Cold War, sent by the publisher.

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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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Alice Jardine, At the Risk of Thinking: An Intellectual Biography of Julia Kristeva – Bloomsbury, January 2020

Alice Jardine, At the Risk of Thinking: An Intellectual Biography of Julia Kristeva – Bloomsbury, January 2020 At the Risk of Thinking is the first biography of Julia Kristeva–one of the most celebrated intellectuals in the world. Her some fifty books, … Continue reading

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Books received – Baxstrom & Meyers, Nietzsche, Bloch, Bataille, Quiring, Sjöholm, Morin

Richard Baxstrom & Todd Meyers, Violence’s Failed Experiment; Friedrich Nietzsche, Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Thus Spoke Zarathustra; Marc Bloch, Feudal Society; Mark Hewson and Marcus Coelen, Georges Bataille: Key Concepts; Björn Quiring, Shakespeare’s Curse; Cecilia Sjöholm, Kristeva and the Political; and Karin M. Morin, Carceral … Continue reading

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