A list of the resources on this site relating to Foucault – bibliographies, audio and video files, some textual comparisons, some short translations, etc.
Bibliographies, Audio and Video
Elden, S. “The Uncollected Foucault“, Foucault Studies, No 20, 2015, pp. 340-53 (open access).
Foucault’s uncollected notes, lectures and interviews – list with links
Foucault’s collaborative projects – a bibliography
Généalogie des équipements de normalisation: Les équipements sanitaires – further details of one of Foucault’s collaborative projects
Foucault and the Groupe Information Santé – a bibliography
Foucault audio and video recordings – links to all the available ones online, ordered chronologically (last updated November 2019).
Roundup of media discussion of Foucault’s Les Aveux de la chair (mostly French; some English)
Foucault’s History of Madness – a bibliographical chronology
Jean Hyppolite’s teaching at the Collège de France – ‘the history of philosophical thought’ – Foucault’s predecessor in the chair he held
Ludwig Binswanger German-French-English Bibliography – Foucault was involved in some translations, along with Jacqueline Verdeaux
Georges Bataille – Oeuvres complètes and other French collections; English translations – Foucault was involved in the editorial work, writing a preface to the first volume of Oeuvres
Additions to above welcome.
What is an Author? From Paris to Buffalo – a note on why we don’t know what Foucault actually said in the second of these lectures
Foucault’s Inaugural lecture at the Collège de France, L’ordre du discours – comparison of the two different versions
Which edition of Foucault’s Birth of the Clinic did Alan Sheridan actually translate? – a genuine request for further help, since it was both and neither, a strange hybrid version
History of Sexuality volume II – a comparison of the three different introductions
‘Rêver de ses plaisirs’ – comparison of the 1983 article and 1984 chapter
“About the Concept of the ‘Dangerous Individual’ in Legal Psychiatry of the 19th Century” – details of variant English and French texts (with the help of Javier Velásquez)
A detailed post asking “Is it time for a new translation of Foucault’s Surveiller et punir?“, outlining a number of issues with the existing translation Discipline and Punish (22 January 2014).
Other – questions, translations, etc.
‘The refugee problem is a foreshadowing of the 21st century’s great migration’ – a previously untranslated interview from 1979, by Felix de Montety
‘No Posthumous Publications’ – responses to some questions about Foucault and the future publication of the History of Sexuality Vol IV [updated August 2017 in the light of the news of its publication scheduled for 2018]
Foucault’s 1983 seminar at Berkeley – tracing the people in the ‘cowboy hat’ photograph
Graham Burchell – notes on the translation of ‘Society Must be Defended’, 4 November 2014
Graham Burchell – La société punitive: an editorial curiosity, 23 June 2014
Foucault on the State in 1975 – a previously untranslated comment
Foucault’s Order of Things diagram
Foucault on Kant’s ‘What is Enlightenment?’ – a mini bibliography
‘Maurice Florence’ on Michel Foucault – the missing opening paragraph
Manifesto of the Groupe d’Information sur les prisons – a full translation of the short text co-authored by Foucault, made in August 2013.
A short previously untranslated comment by Foucault on religion, witches and madness – and the need for a structuralist study
The missing question from Foucault’s ‘Confession of the Flesh’ interview – a translation
A few translated excerpts from the discussion following Foucault’s ‘Truth and Juridical Forms’ lectures in Rio, 25 May 1973
Further details of my books Foucault’s Last Decade (Polity Press 2016), Foucault: The Birth of Power (Polity Press 2017) and The Early Foucault (Polity Press, 2021) including updates on their writing. I am currently writing a book entitled The Archaeology of Foucault to complete the series- and there are updates on its research and writing here.