From: Barberi Alessandro <a9004125@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 1997 23:10:06 -0800
John Ransom wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Mar 1997, SOC MicroLab UEA wrote:
> > In the bibliog. to Benno Wagner's essay
> > 'Normality/Exception/Counter-Knowledge' in eds. Featherstone
> > et al Gobal Modernities (Sage 1995) he cites
> > Foucault, Michel (1986) Vom Licht des Krieges zur Geburt der
> > Geschichte, (ed. Walter Seitter, Berlin:Merve).
> > Does anyone on the list know anything about this book? I've
> > never heard of it before, though some of the Foucault essays
> > and lectures translated into English do seem to indicate
> > that Foucault spent a few years working on the lines this
> > German title would suggest.
> > Is the German volume a translation of a full-length work in
> > French?
> > Or is it a collection of essays, lectures etc?
> > And if the latter, which ones?
> The title of this text comes from the Editor. Published in 1986 by Merve
> Verlag GmbH; Postfach 327 1 Berlin 15. ISBN Nr. 3-88396-053-5.
> It is from a couple of lectures given on January 21 and 28 of 1976 at the
> College de France in Paris. It is a transcript from tape.
Only a little information, which could be interesting: The text you are
talking about was published in french two weeks ago. Gallimard and Seuil
start to publish all Cours au Collège de France, starting with the year
Foucault, Michel, Il faut défendre la société, Fevrier 1997.
Cheers, Alessandro from Paris