File spoon-archives/foucault.archive/foucault_1998/foucault.9812, message 42


Date: Thu, 3 Dec 1998 12:57:41 +0000
Subject: Re: Caen


At 11:25 am 3/12/98, Stuart Elden wrote:
>A repeat of an earlier mail - I thought someone would know something about
>this:-
>
>>As a request, can anyone tell me what's in Vols II & III of the Essential
>>Works. I'm particularly interested as to what they've newly translated into
>>English. I thought Vol I was terrible, as I've expressed on this list
>>before. Although I have made use of Dits et ecrits for my thesis, it's
>still
>>of interest as to what's been newly translated - esp for teaching purposes.
>
>Hope someone can help
>
>Best
>
>Stuart

Stuart

My understanding is that Vol 2 hasnt been published yet (Ive ordered it
from the Internet Bookshop who've informed me that it wasnt yet in print),
although its in the catalogue.  No sign, however, of Vols 3 and 4, so Im
not sure how one would go about finding out what they contain.
I cant remember what you said about Vol 1.  could you refresh my memory?
Ive got all 4 volumes of Dits et Ecrits published by Gallimard and expected
the English translation to follow the same format and was surprised to find
that in fact the texts were organised thematically (in itself not a
problem, perhaps a good thing in fact) and that not all had been
translated.  I think it's a shame.

Cheers
Emmanuelle


   

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