Foucault In An Age Of Terror: Essays on Biopolitics and the Defence of Society by S. MortonFoucault In An Age Of Terror: Essays on Biopolitics and the Defence of Society by S. Morton

Foucault In An Age Of Terror: Essays on Biopolitics and the Defence of Society

byS. Morton

Hardcover | May 29, 2008

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This book focuses on the relationship between literary culture, power, society and war. It assesses the critical importance of Michel Foucault's lecture series Society Must Be Defended for contemporary debates about war and terror in literary and cultural studies, as well as social and political thought.
SIMON BAINBRIDGE is Professor of Romantic Studies and Co-Director of the Wordsworth Cen Lancaster University, UK REBECCA FENSOME works on representations of Islam in the Renaissance, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, UK CLAIRE HANSON is Professor of English, University of Southampton, UK LUCY HARTLEY is an Associate Prof...
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Title:Foucault In An Age Of Terror: Essays on Biopolitics and the Defence of SocietyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:234 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:May 29, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230574335

ISBN - 13:9780230574335

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Notes on Contributors Introduction Life Struggles: War, Disciplinary Power and Biopolitics; J.Reid 'Power's ode to itself': History, Power and Poetry in the Post-Waterloo Writing of Hazlitt, Byron and Shelley: S.Bainbridge Sovereignty, Biopolitics, and the Use of Literature: Michel Foucault and Kathy Acker; A.Houen Michel Foucault: Biopolitics and Biology; J.Marks Biopower, Biological Racism and Eugenics; C.Hanson Michel Foucault: Defending Society and the Idea of Race; D.Macey War and Peace, or Governmentality as the Ruin of Democracy; L.Hartley Necropolitics; A.Mbembe A Geopolitical Blindspot in Foucault's Thought: Biopolitics, Torture and Indefinite Detention in the Colonial World; S.Morton 'Manual for a Raid' and 'Henslowe's Diary': Foucault and the Multiple Meanings of the Document; R.Fensome Foucault, Auden and two New York Septembers; S.Bygrave Notes Index