Category Archives: Jean-Paul Sartre

“I have endeavoured to tidy up Sartre’s haphazard references…”

Jonathan Webber on one of the tasks of a translator or editor: “I have endeavoured to tidy up Sartre’s haphazard references, giving full bibliographical information, but this has not always been possible. I have not added references where Sartre gave … Continue reading

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Books received – Derrida, Sartre and Quarmby

A few books received in recompense for review work for Routledge – some older works by Derrida and Sartre, King Leir – the anonymous play which precedes the one by Shakespeare with the similar title, and The Disguised Ruler in Shakespeare and … Continue reading

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Daniel Defert on the Foucault-Sartre relation – a 1990 letter

This was not a source I knew about before: Daniel Defert, “Lettre à Claude Lanzmann”, Les Temps Modernes, No 531-533, Vol 2, 1990,  pp. 1201-1206. It’s a short piece in a massive 1400 page collection devoted to Sartre, ten years after … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power now available worldwide

Foucault: The Birth of Power is now available worldwide. The book is published by Polity, and the design fits with Foucault’s Last Decade which came out in 2016. There is a lot about Foucault’s political activism in this second book, … Continue reading

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Jean-Paul Sartre’s refusal of the Nobel prize for literature

Bob Dylan’s award of the Nobel prize for literature is obviously all over the news and social media. The New York Review of Books has a translation of Jean-Paul Sartre’s short piece on his own refusal of that award over fifty … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power cover and description (forthcoming early 2017)

Here is the cover for Foucault: The Birth of Power. The book is forthcoming in early 2017 with Polity, and the design fits with Foucault’s Last Decade which came out earlier this year. There is a lot about Foucault’s political activism in … Continue reading

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Books received – Shakespeare, Sartre, Neocleous, TCS, Gabrys, Foucault

A pile of books received – three second-hand books for the Shakespeare work, Jean-Paul Sartre’s What is Subjectivity?, Mark Neocleous’s The Universal Adversary, the new issue of Theory, Culture & Society, Jennifer Gabrys’s Program Earth, and the 2004 special issue … Continue reading

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Red Notes, Italy 1977-8: ‘Living with an Earthquake’ – entire pamphlet online

Yesterday I linked to a piece written by Sartre and signed by Foucault and others. Thanks to dmf for providing a link to the entire pamphlet online. Red Notes, Italy 1977-8: ‘Living with an Earthquake’ – entire pdf or individual … Continue reading

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Appeal by Sartre, Foucault, Guattari, Deleuze and others on imprisonment of Italian intellectuals, 1977

In 1977 Sartre, Foucault, Guattari, Deleuze, Barthes, and others wrote an open letter protesting about the imprisonment and investigation of a number of Italian intellectuals, including ‘Bifo’ (Franco Berardi) and Antonio Negri. I’d not seen this before and it is the … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy – available to pre-order

Not out until February 2016, and not yet on the Verso site, but Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy is listed on PenguinRandomHouse and at a certain online store. David Fernbach did the translation, and I edited the text, compiled the notes and wrote an … Continue reading

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