A list of the resources on this site relating to Foucault – bibliographies, audio and video files, some textual comparisons, some short translations, etc.
For details of English translations see the page at Foucault News
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
The two editions of Naissance de la clinique and the English translation The Birth of the Clinic – comparison of the texts – in progress, and building on the earlier post Which edition of Foucault’s Birth of the Clinic did Alan Sheridan actually translate? (11 February 2019)
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.