Category Archives: William E Connolly

Books received – Connolly, Scarry, Elborough & Gordon, Lefebvre, Bracke

William Connolly, Aspirational Fascism: The Struggle for Multifaceted Democracy under Trumpism; Elaine Scarry, The Body in Pain; Travis Elborough and Helen Gordon, Being a Writer; Henri Lefebvre, Key Writings and Astrid Bracke, Climate Crisis and the 21st-Century British Novel. The … Continue reading

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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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Books received – Lefebvre, Althusser, Connolly, Heron, the Ellen West case and Sword

The Turkish translation of Henri Lefebvre’s Rhythmanalysis, which includes my introduction to the English edition; Althusser’s How to be a Marxist in Philosophy, William E. Connolly’s Facing the Planetary, Nicolas Heron’s Liturgical Power: Between Economic and Political Theology, a collection of … Continue reading

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Rhetoric, Fascism and the Planetary: A Conversation between William Connolly and Nidesh Lawtoo

Rhetoric, Fascism and the Planetary: A Conversation between William Connolly and Nidesh Lawtoo at The Contemporary Condition. As well as talking about Connolly’s recent book, Facing the Planetary, it also discusses themes from his next, the forthcoming Aspirational Fascism.

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William E Connolly on Trump, Putin and the Big Lie Scenario

I don’t imagine I will share many links about Trump, but here’s one that’s worth reading – William E Connolly on ‘Trump, Putin and the Big Lie Scenario‘.  

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William E. Connolly, Facing the Planetary – forthcoming and open access preview

William E. Connolly, Facing the Planetary: Entangled Humanism and the Politics of Swarming is forthcoming from Duke University Press shortly. There is an open access preview available here. In Facing the Planetary William E. Connolly expands his influential work on the … Continue reading

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Books received (1) – Connolly, Mentz, Wills, Magritte, Ghamari-Tabrizi, Marder

Some books received in recompense for review work from University of Minnesota Press.

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Books received – Connolly, Rickels, Sartre, Casey

Some more books from UMP – older books by Connolly, Rickels, Sartre and Casey.

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Connolly and Grove – Extinction Events and the Human Sciences

William E Connolly and Jarius Victor Grove – Extinction Events and the Human Sciences at The Contemporary Condition. An interesting and challenging piece I am sure I will return to: “The frail heritage of gradualism and exceptionalism is not up to … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies 17 now out – Foucault and Deleuze

A special issue on Foucault and Deleuze, edited by Nicolae Morar, Thomas Nail, Daniel W. Smith, and including essays by William Connolly and Dianna Taylor; plus unconnected articles and a large number of reviews.

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