Category Archives: William Shakespeare

Foucault and Shakespeare – symposium at Garrick’s Temple, 23 June 2018

Foucault and Shakespeare – symposium at Garrick’s Temple, 23 June 2018 David Garrick built his Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames at Hampton in 1755 as a place where ‘the thinkers of the world’ would meet to reflect on the plays. … Continue reading

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Audio recordings of talks on Shakespearean Territories at Queen Mary and King’s College London

Both these talks summarise the Shakespearean Territories book, forthcoming from University of Chicago Press in October 2018. The Queen Mary talk was part of a workshop on ‘Territory’s Value’, with Charles Maier and organised by Simon Reid-Henry. It’s about 20 … Continue reading

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Books received – Delaporte, de Beauvoir, Barrett, Douglas, Shakespeare, Peters, Steinberg and Stratford, Radical Philosophy

A mixed pile of things – François Delaporte, Nature’s Second Kingdom; Lisa Appignanesi’s biography of Simone de Beauvoir; Chris Barrett, Early Modern English Literature and the Poetics of Cartographic Anxiety; Gordon Douglas, The Help-Yourself City; the CUP edition of All’s Well … Continue reading

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‘Shakespeare’s View of the World’ – Warwick news story on my forthcoming Shakespearean Territories

Yesterday was Shakespeare’s birthday, and Warwick used the date to put out a brief story about my forthcoming book Shakespearean Territories. Entitled ‘Shakespeare’s View of the World‘ it has some quotes from me about how Shakespeare helps us to understand territory. … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 17: Canguilhem, Beinecke library and back to Foucault

I wrote the last update on this book over two months ago, just as I was finishing up an extended research visit to Paris. Since then I’ve mainly been focusing on the Canguilhem manuscript, which is inching toward a near … Continue reading

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Yanis Varoufakis, Shaking the Superflux: Shakespeare, economics, and the possibility of justice – 6th Annual Shakespeare Rose Lecture (transcript)

In March, Yanis Varoufakis, gave the 6th Annual Shakespeare Lecture at the Rose Theatre Kingston. Entitled “Shaking the Superflux: Shakespeare, economics, and the possibility of justice”, a transcript is available here.

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It’s that time again… proofreading Shakespearean Territories

Last stage of my work for Shakespearean Territories – the book will be published in October 2018 by University of Chicago Press.

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Shakespearean Territories – forthcoming in October 2018 with University of Chicago Press

Pleased to be able to share the cover of my forthcoming book Shakespearean Territories – due out in October 2018 with University of Chicago Press. As many people will recognise, the image is a detail of ‘the Ditchley Portrait‘ of Queen … Continue reading

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Books received (3) – Shakespeare, Santner, Diamantides and Schutz, Watkin, Nail, Dikec, Danchev

Books in recompense for review work for Edinburgh University Press, and a couple of ones I’d requested from Bloomsbury and OUP which have only just been published. They include the Arden third series edition of King John, Eric Santner’s The … Continue reading

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Books received – Soussloff and Favreau on Foucault, Kleinberg, Gandal, Höfele, Flynn on Sartre, Withers

Some recently received books – Catherine M. Soussloff, Foucault on Painting; Jean-François Favreau, Vertiges de l’écriture : Michel Foucault et la littérature (1954-1970); Ethan Kleinberg, Haunting History: For a Deconstructive Approach to the Past; Keith Gandal, The Gun and the Pen: Hemingway, … Continue reading

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