Category Archives: Arlette Farge

My favourite academic books of 2017

  I don’t think I read as many new books this year as previous years, and the ‘to read’ piles get ever higher… But these are the academic books published in 2017 which I particularly liked: Update: the lists for … Continue reading

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Farge and Foucault, Disorderly Families reviewed in the TLS (and discussed in podcast)

Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault, Disorderly Families: Infamous letters from the Bastille archives (edited by Nancy Luxon, translated by Thomas Scott-Railton) reviewed in the TLS: ‘Would you mind imprisoning my wife?‘ by Biancamaria Fontana. Update: it is also discussed in this TLS … Continue reading

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Books received – Canguilhem, Lefebvre, Farge and Foucault, Nail, Weber, Repo, Pasnau

Four books from OUP in recompense for review work (Thomas Nail, Theory of the Border; Cynthia Weber, Queer International Relations; Jemina Repo, The Biopolitics of Gender and Robert Pasnau, Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671), the long-awaited English translation of Arlette Farge and Michel … Continue reading

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Farge and Foucault, Disorderly Families – forthcoming with University of Minnesota Press

Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault, Disorderly Families: Infamous Letters from the Bastille Archives, forthcoming with University of Minnesota Press, edited by Nancy Luxon and translated by Thomas Scott-Railton. The UMP page says January 2017; Amazon suggests November 2016. There will be … Continue reading

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Books received – Dodds and Nuttall, Farge, Sloterdijk

Four books received in recompense for review work for Polity – Peter Sloterdijk’s Selected Exaggerations, Klaus Dodds and Mark Nuttall’s The Scramble for the Poles, and two older translations by Arlette Farge.

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Another long day revising Foucault: The Birth of Power

Another long day revising Foucault: The Birth of Power. Further work restructuring the introduction and some rewriting, and a bit more tweaking in the conclusion. Some of this is undoing the work done over the past couple of days and … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power Update 14 – receiving the reader reports, and working on Farge and Foucault, Le désordre des familles

I now have the two reader reports on Foucault: The Birth of Power, which are overwhelmingly positive about the manuscript. But I still have a bit of work to do revising it. I aim to complete the revisions in the … Continue reading

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Foucault: the Birth of Power Update 13: Another (final?) trip to the Bibliothèque Nationale archive

While waiting for the reader reports on Foucault: The Birth of Power I have been almost exclusively working on Shakespeare. That project is taking shape, and I’ve been developing conference and seminar papers into more polished prose, with fuller notes … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault, Shakespeare, Alio, Farge, Spriet

Some recent books bought – most for the Shakespeare work, but a few Foucault-related. Eliane Alio worked with Foucault at the Collège de France, and was an assistant on the book he wrote with Arlette Farge. Foucault’s book with Farge … Continue reading

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Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault, The Disorder of Families – to appear in fall 2016 with University of Minnesota Press

Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault, The Disorder of Families [Le Désordre des Familles] will appear in fall 2016 with University of Minnesota Press. Nancy Luxon is editing the text, and her website says there will be a companion scholarly volume – also announced … Continue reading

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