Category Archives: William Shakespeare

Alisa Zhulina, ‘The Tyrant and the Martyr: Recent Research on Sovereignty and Theater’ – review essay in Journal of the History of Ideas (including Shakespearean Territories)

Alisa Zhulina, ‘The Tyrant and the Martyr: Recent Research on Sovereignty and Theater‘ – review essay in Journal of the History of Ideas (requires subscription). An interesting review essay, which includes discussion of my book Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago … Continue reading

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New Books Network interview with Dave O’Brien – Stuart Elden, Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018)

New Books Network interview with Dave O’Brien – Stuart Elden, Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018) Thanks to Dave for the invitation to be part of this excellent podcast again. What can Shakespeare tell us about territory, and what … Continue reading

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Henry V: Historical and Literary Territories at War – videos of 11 December 2020 conference

Online Conference Henry V: Historical and Literary Territories at War (edited) A selection of the papers and discussions from the 11/12/2020 online conference on Henry V: Historical and Literary Territories at War / Territoires d’histoire, territoires littéraires en guerre (Université … Continue reading

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Henry V: Literary and Historical Territories at War/Territoires d’histoire, territoires littéraires en guerre, Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès, 11 December 2020 (livestream)

On 11 December I’ll be taking part in an online conference on Shakespeare’s Henry V. Appropriately enough, given its themes and some of the dialogue, the conference will be in both French and English. Henry V: Literary and Historical Territories … Continue reading

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Chiara Alfano, Derrida Reads Shakespeare – Edinburgh University Press, 2020

Chiara Alfano, Derrida Reads Shakespeare – Edinburgh University Press, 2020 Looks really interesting, but shame about the prohibitive price, even for the e-book… Explores Jacques Derrida’s distinctive approach to Shakespeare Offers the first comprehensive and accessible account and discussion of … 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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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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Andrew Bozio, Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage – OUP (Early Modern Literary Geographies), 2020

Andrew Bozio, Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage, OUP, 2020 – part of the Early Modern Literary Geographies series. Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage argues that environment and embodied thought continually shaped one … 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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The Early Foucault update 25 – back after a long break on other projects

It’s been over five months since I posted an update on The Early Foucault, and it is only in the last couple of weeks that I’ve really been back at work on the manuscript. In the spring and early summer … Continue reading

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