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Finance FictionsRealism and Psychosis in a Time of Economic Crisis

Finance Fictions: Realism and Psychosis in a Time of Economic Crisis

Arne De Boever

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279166
eISBN:
9780823281435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279166.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Building on both established and emerging discussions of literature and finance, Finance Fictions takes the measure of the tension between psychosis and realism in the contemporary finance novel. ... More

The French of OutremerCommunities and Communications in the Crusading Mediterranean

The French of Outremer: Communities and Communications in the Crusading Mediterranean

Laura Morreale and Nicholas L. Paul (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823278169
eISBN:
9780823280582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278169.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The establishment of feudal principalities in the Levant in the wake of the First Crusade (1095–1099) saw the beginning of a centuries-long process of conquest and colonization of lands in the ... More

The Global South Atlantic

The Global South Atlantic

Kerry Bystrom and Joseph R. Slaughter (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Despite the rise in transatlantic, oceanic, hemispheric, and regional studies that followed postcolonial and Third World studies in pursuing new frameworks and methods for examining South-South ... More

Indecorous ThinkingFigures of Speech in Early Modern Poetics

Indecorous Thinking: Figures of Speech in Early Modern Poetics

Colleen Ruth Rosenfeld

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277919
eISBN:
9780823280667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277919.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Indecorous Thinking is a study of artifice at its most conspicuous: it argues that early modern writers turned to figures of speech like simile, antithesis, and periphrasis as the instruments of a ... More

Last ThingsDisastrous Form from Kant to Hujar

Last Things: Disastrous Form from Kant to Hujar

Jacques Khalip

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279548
eISBN:
9780823281572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279548.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

With the “arrival” of the so-called era of the Anthropocene, certain contemporary theoretical approaches have led us to think that we are only now properly beginning to speculate on an inhuman world ... More

Latinx Literature UnboundUndoing Ethnic Expectation

Latinx Literature Unbound: Undoing Ethnic Expectation

Ralph E. Rodriguez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279234
eISBN:
9780823281442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279234.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Since the 1990s, there has been unparalleled growth in the literary output from an ever more diverse group of Latinx writers. The extant criticism, however, has yet to catch up with the diversity of ... More

The Mark of TheoryInscriptive Figures, Poststructuralist Prehistories

The Mark of Theory: Inscriptive Figures, Poststructuralist Prehistories

Andrea Bachner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277476
eISBN:
9780823280469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277476.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

What imaginaries, tropes, and media have influenced the way we theorize now? The Mark of Theory argues that inscription constitutes one of the master metaphors of contemporary theory. The book ... More

Mocking Bird TechnologiesThe Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

Mocking Bird Technologies: The Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

Christopher GoGwilt (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278480
eISBN:
9780823280520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278480.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The volume offers an extended meditation on different senses of bird mimicry in literature: the way birds mimic humans, the way humans mimic birds, and the way mimicry of any kind involves ... More

Secular LyricThe Modernization of the Poem in Poe, Whitman, and Dickinson

Secular Lyric: The Modernization of the Poem in Poe, Whitman, and Dickinson

John Michael

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279715
eISBN:
9780823281473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279715.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Secular Lyrics interrogates the distinctively individual ways that Poe, Whitman, and Dickinson adapt ancient and renaissance conventions of lyric expression to the developing conditions of their ... More

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