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Foucault and Literature

by Simon During

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Published by Taylor & Francis Inc in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24277948M
ISBN 10020337147X
OCLC/WorldCa70869865

Foucault and Literature offers a critique both of Foucault and of the literary studies that have been influenced by him, and goes on to develop new methods of post-Foucauldian literary/cultural analysis. 豆瓣成员常用的标签(共5个) .   Foucault, Michel. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. New York: Vintage Books, What can you say about Michel Foucault that hasn’t already been said? No other thinker since Foucault has had more of an impact on history, literature, cultural studies, and a number of other disciplines that comprise the humanities and social.

Then I found Garcia Marquez and Foucault, I discovered the genuine critical theory of literature, and I embarked upon an infatuation with semiotics, (post)structuralist, and When I read this, I had been in a sort of Jane Austen / the Romantic poets phase for quite some time, and I was utterly bored with literature, with studying literature /5. Published in , Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish has profoundly affected how we think about power and hierarchy broadly speaking, as well as their specific effects on incarceration. If the text initially influenced debates on moral autonomy, political agency, and historicist methodologies for political theorizing, its influence has since : Nancy Luxon.

Foucault also wrote Discipline and Punishment: The Birth of the Prison, a study of the ways that society's views of crime and punishment have developed, and The History of Sexuality, which was intended to be a six-volume series. Before he could begin the final two volumes, however, Foucault died of a neurological disorder in Foucault’s use of the genealogical method clearly bears Nietzsche’s mark. Through this new mode, which he sometimes calls history of the present, Foucault analyses both discursive and non-discursive social practices, and their mutual influence.


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"Foucault: The Birth of Power opens an illuminating window into the process of political awakening and philosophical transformation as intellectual history.

Drawing on lectures, talks and unpublished as well as published material, Stuart Foucault and Literature book has marshalled the contents of a massive archive to substantiate this pivotal period in the development of one of the most influential Cited by: 6.

Now, Foucault published the book The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences in French in (English translation, ). Next, he published the book Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison in French in (English translation, ).4/4(28).

Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature By Michel Foucault Edited by Philippe Artières, Jean-François Bert, Mathieu Potte-Bonneville and Judith Revel, translated by Robert Bononno University of Minnesota Press, pp, £ ISBN Published 1.

Literature (Interview) and the book on Roussel). The first problem I have is, Can we talk of a literary discourse, of literature as a discourse. And what does it imply to call literature a discourse. In The Order of Things, Foucault talks about the empirical sciences (biology, economy, and philology) or rather about the three empiricities.

Your next choice is Bodies and Pleasures: Foucault and the Politics of Sexual Normalization () by Ladelle McWhorter. In contrast to Oksala and May, McWhorter focuses on Foucault’s studies of sexuality. She’s an informed and lucid guide to the Foucault and Literature book, but her book is most distinctive for the way she combines discussions of Foucault with her own experiences as a.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. This page contains a list of the best books on or by Michel Foucault. Just to be clear, there is no single best book on Foucault. The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about Foucault.

An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short beginner. foucault and literature, (continued) foucault and literature, Arne Klawitter; will to know, Michael Sussman () Re: will to know, Campbell Jones; European Journal of Social Theory - Call for Papers, jane.

makoff BORDERLANDS: A TRANSDISCIPLARY CONFERENCE, David McInerney. Madness and Civilization is ultimately a book about madness, not individual madmen.

This tendency to consider deep structures instead of individual personalities is extended in Foucault's later work, where his concept of the discourse is seen to control and define the lives of individuals in subtle and powerful ways.

Foucault and the Study of Literature Dieter Freundlieb Humanities, Griffith Abstract In this essay I investigate systematically how relevant parts of Fou-cault's work might be brought to bear on issues in the study of literature. I approach Foucault's intellectual career as.

Michel Foucault Biography - Michel Foucault (Octo J ) was a French philosopher who held a chair at the College de France, which he gave the title The History of Systems of Thought.

His writings have had an enormous impact on other scholarly work: Foucault's influence extends across the humanities and social sciences, and across many. Michel Foucault () was a French philosopher and literary critic.

Michel Foucault paved the way for post-modernism. His theories dealt with the tussle between power and knowledge. According to Foucault, knowledge is controlled by people who have power.

So the discourse of knowledge is driven by power. Foucault and Fiction develops a unique approach to thinking about the power of literature by drawing upon the often neglected concept of experience in Foucault's work.

For Foucault, an 'experience book' is a book which transforms our experience by acting on us in a direct and unsettling way. Timothy O'Leary develops and applies this concept to literary texts. Starting. Foucault and Literature offers a critique both of Foucault and of the literary studies that have been influenced by him, and goes on to develop new methods of.

"Foucault on Silence as Discourse" published on 01 Jan by Brill | : Steven L. Bindeman. Secondary literature usually is a great help while reading Foucault, especially if you are not enrolled in a college course that covers him.

Sadly I only know the German secondary literature, but somebody else will probably offer some suggestions. Home › Literary Criticism › Key Theories of Michel Foucault. Key Theories of Michel Foucault By Nasrullah Mambrol on Ma • (10).

Over three decades after his death, Michel Foucault’s (–) legacy continues to impact upon the humanities. Key phrases and concepts drawn from Foucault’s historical work now form part of the everyday.

In this classic account of madness, Michel Foucault shows once and for all why he is one of the most distinguished European philosophers since the end of World War II.

Madness and Civilization, Foucault's first book and his finest accomplishment, will change the way in which you think about society. Evoking shock, pity, and fascination, it. The book's main offerings, however, extend well beyond Foucault; it staunchly argues for a non-pathologising, abolitionist feminism through engagement with issues such as rape, child sexual abuse, and sex work that are at the forefront of current feminist debates.

Foucault (; second edition ) is a book about the French intellectual Michel Foucault by the Brazilian critic and sociologist José Guilherme Merquior, in which the author provides a critical evaluation of Foucault and his works, including Madness and Civilization () and The History of Sexuality ().

Foucault received praise from several : José Guilherme Merquior. About Michel Foucault. Michel Foucault, one of the leading philosophical thinkers of the 20th century, was born in Poitiers, France, in He lectured in universities throughout the world; served as director at the Institut Français in Hamburg, Germany .Looking for books by Michel Foucault?

See all books authored by Michel Foucault, including Surveiller et punir: naissance de la prison, and Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason, and more on 1st Edition Published on Febru by Routledge Theoretically informed scholarship on early modern English utopian literature has largely focused on Mar Lacan, Foucault, and the Malleable Subject in Early Modern English Uto.