Now that marking is complete, and the end of term is here,it’s been great to regain time and focus forthis work. Some of the nice comments I had aboutThe Early Foucaulthelped to encourage this. I’m not tired of this book, but I am impatient to move it forward, at least to get it to a point where all that remains is archival work once travel becomes possible again without periods of self-isolation.
I had some productive days at the British Library in June, across a couple of visits. The length of the visits means that I’m largely using the time to check small details or survey works which I might need to read in more detail. Some of this work was looking at the books Foucault reviewed or otherwise referenced.
I continue to work on Foucault’s literary essays in the first half of the 1960s, along…
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