RE: foucault and film


Thanks for the correction

Foucault is not mentioned in the movie of course, but the methods used to "discipline" the mad king reminded me of D. and P. by foucualt.


At 12:26 PM 2/24/1999 -0500, you wrote:

>On Wed, 24 Feb 1999 aoliai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:


>> I think the correct title of the movie i referred to is the madness

>> of king George. (?) { surveiller et punir}


>For the record, the movie is "The Madness of King George". It is based on

>a play called "The Madness of King George III". The producers of the

>movie dropped the "III"--or so the story goes--because they worried that

>Americans would think it was the second sequal to "The Madness of King

>George I". (By the way, there was a bit of discussion about the movie--

>and some others with Foucauldian themes, though none, I don't think,

>mentioning Foucault himself--on this list last summer.)




> ---Matthew A. King---Department of Philosophy---York University, Toronto---

> dear readers, my apologies.

> I'm drifting in and out of sleep.

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