Category Archives: Jacques Derrida

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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Gregory Jones-Katz reviews Jacques Derrida, Theory and Practice and Byung-Chul Han, Shanzhai: Deconstruction in Chinese

Gregory Jones-Katz reviews Jacques Derrida, Theory and Practice – the 1976–’77 seminar at the École Normale Supérieure, along with Byung-Chul Han’s Shanzhai: Deconstruction in Chinese (via Enowning)

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Books received – review work for University of Minnesota Press

Mainly older works by Agamben, Deleuze, Derrida, and Foucault, but also some other books, including James Tyner, Dead Labor: Towards a Political Economy of Premature Death, Michèle H. Richman, Sacred Revolutions: Durkheim and the Collège de Sociologie and Erin Felicia Labbie, Lacan’s … Continue reading

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Books received – Story, TCS, Gombrich and Eribon, Crewe, Derrida, Kantorowicz

 Brett Story, Prison Land: Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America; the new issue of Theory, Culture and Society, ‘Thinking with Algorithms‘, edited by Louise Amoore; Ernst Gombrich and Didier Eribon, A Lifelong Interest; Louise Crewe, Lords of Parliament: Manners, Rituals and Politics; Jacques Derrida, … Continue reading

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Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty – Manchester University Press, May 2019

Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty – Manchester University Press, 2019 Renowned politics scholar Jenny Edkins explores the imperative for change in a world filled with inequality, violence, persecution, and injustice–and the difficulties of bringing it about. How … Continue reading

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David Farrell Krell, “Derrida, Heidegger, and the Magnetism of the Trakl House” (on Derrida’s Geschlecht III – video)

And while we’re on that theme – David Farrell Krell, “Derrida, Heidegger, and the Magnetism of the Trakl House” (on Derrida’s Geschlecht III – video)

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