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The Early Foucault Update 24: textual comparisons and archive work at BnF, CAPHÉS and IMEC

Since the last update I have been continuing to work on several different aspects of the work for both The Early Foucault and a planned book on the 1960s. Initially I finished up the work comparing the 1954 text Maladie mentale … Continue reading

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Christopher Watkin – Michel Serres book project update: Draft Introduction

Christopher Watkin has shared an update and the Introduction of his major study of Michel Serres. Michel Serres book project update: Draft Introduction For the past three and a half years I have been working on a monograph on the … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, “La magie – le fait social total” – a 1950s lecture published in Zilsel (2017), with an introduction by Jean-François Bert

I missed this before, but a previously unpublished lecture from the 1950s, appeared in the journal Zilsel, No 2, in 2017. It was introduced by Jean-François Bert. Jean-François Bert, “Michel Foucault défenseur de l’ethnologie: « La magie – le fait social total », une … Continue reading

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Which edition of Foucault’s Birth of the Clinic did Alan Sheridan actually translate?

  Foucault’s Naissance de la clinique was published in two editions in his lifetime. The first appeared in 1963 as the first volume in Georges Canguilhem’s ‘Galien’ series with Presses Universitaires de France. The second appeared in the same series in 1972. … Continue reading

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1969 : Michel Foucault et la question de l’auteur. Qu’est-ce qu’un auteur ? (2019)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Dinah Ribard, 1969 : Michel Foucault et la question de l’auteur. Qu’est-ce qu’un auteur ? Texte, présentation, et commentaire Éditions Honoré Champion, Textes critiques français no 2. 2019. 1 vol., 112 p., broché, 13 ×…

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The changes between Foucault’s Maladie mentale et personnalité (1954) and Maladie mentale et psychologie (1962)

  As mentioned in the last update on my research for The Early Foucault, I have done a comparison of the 1954 text Maladie mentale et personnalité and the 1962 Maladie mentale et psychologie. The full analysis can be found here. Foucault … Continue reading

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Anthony King, Command: The Twenty-First Century General – CUP, 2019

Just published by my Warwick colleague Anthony King, Command: The Twenty-First Century General – Cambridge University Press, 2019 In the wake of the troubled campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq, military decision-making appears to be in crisis and generals have been … Continue reading

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Marcus Power, Geopolitics and Development – Routledge, 2019

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Marcus Power, Geopolitics and Development – Routledge, 2019 Unlike many Routledge titles, pleased to see this will be in paperback immediately. Geopolitics and Development examines the historical emergence of development as a form of governmentality,…

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Elaine Stratford, Home, Nature, and the Feminine Ideal: Geographies of the Interior and of Empire – Rowman, January 2019

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Elaine Stratford, Home, Nature, and the Feminine Ideal: Geographies of the Interior and of Empire – Rowman International, January 2019. Take three things: the home, nature, and the feminine ideal—a notional and perfected femininity. Constitute them as…

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Stuart Hall, Essential Essays (Two-volume set): Foundations of Cultural Studies & Identity and Diaspora, edited by David Morley, Duke UP 2019

Stuart Hall, Essential Essays (Two-volume set): Foundations of Cultural Studies & Identity and Diaspora, edited by David Morley, Duke University Press, 2019 Volumes 1 and 2 of Stuart Hall’s Essential Essays are available as a set From his arrival in … Continue reading

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