Category Archives: John Protevi

Books received – Protevi, Bataille, Spurgeon, Greenblatt and Wilson on Shakespeare

John Protevi’s Edges of the State, sent by the publisher;  two Bataille collections in recompense for review work, Stephen Greenblatt, Tyrant: Shakespeare on Power, Caroline Spurgeon’s classic Shakespeare’s Imagery and Richard Wilson, Secret Shakespeare.

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John Protevi, Edges of the State – University of Minnesota Press, Forerunner, April 2019

John Protevi, Edges of the State – University of Minnesota Press, Forerunner, 2019 This book takes a look at the formation, and edges, of states: their breakdowns and attempts to repair them, and their encounters with non-state peoples. It draws … Continue reading

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Miguel de Beistegui, The Government of Desire: A Genealogy of the Liberal Subject  – reviewed by John Protevi at NDPR

Miguel de Beistegui, The Government of Desire: A Genealogy of the Liberal Subject (University of Chicago Press, 2018) – reviewed by John Protevi at NDPR. Here’s the press’s description of the book: Liberalism, Miguel de Beistegui argues in The Government of Desire, … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo on The Oceanic Void

Fascinating preview of a piece by Gastón Gordillo on ‘The Oceanic Void‘ which is forthcoming in an edited book on Deleuze and space, and also part of his planned book on the theory of terrain. Among other things it engages with the … Continue reading

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Three letters from Bergson to Deleuze

At the CIEPFC site, three letters from Bergson to Deleuze (in French), originally published in Critique in 2008 – thanks to John Protevi for the link. [Update: I should have realised this from the dates, but these are a fabrication – Bergson died when … Continue reading

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The twenty-five most important academic books to me from 2013

Not ordered, not comprehensive, and I’m sure I’ve forgotten some – and of course there are those I’ve not yet read or am unaware of… These are all academic books published in 2013, not drawn from all the books I … Continue reading

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John Protevi, Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences – reviewed by Todd May

John Protevi’s Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences is reviewed by Todd May at NDPR.

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Books received

Amin and Thrift’s Arts of the Political; two old books by Elizabeth Grosz; the latest Sloterdijk books in English and German; the new Foucault lecture course; John Protevi’s Life, War, Earth (which I wrote an endorsement for); and the new … Continue reading

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Protevi on Widder on Deleuze

John Protevi’s review of Nathan Widder’s Political Theory After Deleuzeis now available at NDPR.

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John Protevi, Life, War, Earth

In the post today, the manuscript of John Protevi’s new book, Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences, which I’ve agreed to endorse for University of Minnesota Press. Looking forward to reading this.

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