Category Archives: William Shakespeare

Foucault and Shakespeare, Terrain and forthcoming talks

I’ve been fairly quiet on this blog recently. That isn’t to say I haven’t been busy – mainly on the Shakespeare project. (More on this project can be found here). Unlike the work for the Foucault books, I haven’t felt … Continue reading

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Shakespeare productions in London and Stratford (late 2016-early 2017)

An updated list of some of the productions I’m looking forward to seeing over the next few months… The Two Noble Kinsmen at the RSC. Cymbeline ‘reclaimed and renamed’ as Imogen at the Globe King Lear – Antony Sher at the RSC and Glenda Jackson … Continue reading

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Early Modern Literary Geographies – 14-15 October 2016

Early Modern Literary Geographies, Huntington library, San Marino, CA, 14-15 October 2016 –  details here or download the programme brochure The conference is organised around the themes of Body, House, Neighbourhood, and Region. I’ll be speaking in the last of these … Continue reading

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Books received – Marshall, Shakespeare, O’Lear & Dalby, Mitchell, Harvey

Back from holiday, a mix of recently received books. The Routledge ones are in recompense for review work, as is Shakespeare and Space. The others were picked up second-hand for various projects.

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Who Wrote Shakespeare? – Martin Wiggins on collaboration at the BBC website

Who Wrote Shakespeare? – Martin Wiggins at the BBC website. The discussion is not of the para-academic debate about whether William Shakespeare wrote the plays that bear his name, but rather about the collaborative nature of some of them – … Continue reading

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Finishing with Foucault, working on Shakespeare and now a holiday

I’ve now finished work on Foucault: The Birth of Power – the corrections to the proofs have been sent off. In the past several weeks I’ve been working hard on Shakespeare, and have got several chapters into draft state. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Books received – Extraterritorialities, Dunleavy, review work for Routledge, Shakespeare

I’ve done three manuscript reviews for Routledge this summer, and this is the first instalment of books in recompense. Also in the pile, a copy of Extraterritorialities in Occupied Worlds, in which I have a chapter; an inspection copy of … Continue reading

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‘Critical Histories of the Present’, Spindel conference, University of Memphis, 16-17 September 2016

My next visiting talk – and my first overseas talk in over a year – will be at ‘Critical Histories of the Present‘, the 35th Spindel conference, University of Memphis, 16-17 September 2016. My talk is under the title of ‘Foucault and … Continue reading

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Books received – Shakespeare, Heidegger & Jünger, Leshem, Shuger

A couple of books for the Shakespeare work, Leshem’s The Origins of Neoliberalism, the Heidegger-Jünger correspondence, the new issue of Radical Philosophy, and the copy of India Today with my piece on the EU referendum (open access here).

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Books received – Shakespeare, Bourus, Vickers

A pile of books for the Shakespeare work – including Terri Bourus’s Young Shakespeare’s Young Hamlet in recompense for review work, and Brian Vickers’s The One King Lear to review.

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