Category Archives: William Shakespeare

The Early Foucault update 9: from Shakespeare back to Foucault and Canguilhem

I’ve spent most of the first half of the summer revising my Shakespeare manuscript, which is now resubmitted. But I have been doing a little work on the early Foucault in the meantime, and on Canguilhem. With the latter, much … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Nietzsche, Garrick’s Temple, September 2nd 2017

Shakespeare and Nietzsche, Garrick’s Temple, September 2nd 2017 On Saturday September 2, 2017 Shakespeare at the Temple -symposium returns to Garrick’s Temple with a fourth event, this time on Shakespeare and Nietzsche with talks by Katie Brennan, Paul Kottman, Bjorn Quiring, Tracy Strong … Continue reading

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Books received – Shakespeare, Sforzini, Foucault, Doel

The latest volume of the Arden Shakespeare, Ariana Sforzini’s Les Scènes de la Vérité: Michel Foucault et le Théâtre, the issue of NRF with a previously unpublished piece by Foucault, and Marcus Doel’s Geographies of Violence. Doel’s book is the … Continue reading

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Michelle Terry appointed as new artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe

Earlier this week it was announced that Michelle Terry had been appointed as the new artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe. This follows the premature end to Emma Rice’s time in that role (which I reported and briefly commented on last … Continue reading

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Beginning work on the revision of Shakespearean Territories – and the climb that awaits at the end of it

Today I begin work on the revisions for Shakespearean Territories. At the end of this work – in about three weeks’ time – I’m off to Provence for a week of cycling, including Mont Ventoux.

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Work for the summer – Shakespeare, Canguilhem and Foucault

My last talk of the 2016-17 academic year was in Stockholm at the Nordic Geographers Meeting. This academic year, despite saying ‘no’ quite a lot, I gave twenty visiting talks, in seven different countries (UK, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, … Continue reading

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Books received – Bibliotheca Walleriana, Foucault, Derrida, Deleuze, Garcia, Shakespeare, Lacan, Delanda and Harman

Mainly sent in recompense for review work, but also a copy of the Bibliotheca Walleriana – the guide to the library of Erik Waller housed at Uppsala University. Foucault used this extensively in his work on the History of Madness. … Continue reading

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On the appearance of books in a series

This post probably speaks to a collector’s instinct in me, or something else, but I really dislike the way that publishers mess with the design of books in a series. It is especially annoying when the books are released in sequence, … Continue reading

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Books received – Freud, Yates, Wilson, Toal

Two volumes of Freud for the Foucault work; Julian Yates, Of Sheep, Oranges, and Yeast: A Multi-Species Impression sent by the publisher; Richard Wilson’s Will Power: Essays on Shakespearean Authority; and Gerard Toal’s Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest … Continue reading

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The End of Term 2

The Maynooth and Dublin events were the last of a sequence of talks. Over this term I also gave talks in London (SOAS, IHR, British Library), Durham, Oslo, and Kingston. Often invitations grew after acceptance – come to give a seminar, but also … Continue reading

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