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The Common GrowlToward a Poetics of Precarious Community

The Common Growl: Toward a Poetics of Precarious Community

Thomas Claviez (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823270910
eISBN:
9780823270965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270910.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

No longer able to read community in terms colored by a romantic nostalgia for homogeneity, closeness and sameness, or the myth of rational choice, we nevertheless face an imperative to think the ... More

Constellations of a Contemporary Romanticism

Constellations of a Contemporary Romanticism

Jacques Khalip and Forest Pyle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271030
eISBN:
9780823271085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271030.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This collection of essays takes its title and its point of departure from Walter Benjamin’s concept of the historical constellation, a concept which puts both historical terms—“contemporary” as well ... More

Corporate RomanticismLiberalism, Justice, and the Novel

Corporate Romanticism: Liberalism, Justice, and the Novel

Daniel M. Stout

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272235
eISBN:
9780823272273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272235.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Corporate Romanticism offers an alternative history of the connections between modernity, individualism, and the rise of the novel. In early nineteenth-century England, two developments—the rise of ... More

The Death of the BookModernist Novels and the Time of Reading

The Death of the Book: Modernist Novels and the Time of Reading

John Lurz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823270972
eISBN:
9780823271023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270972.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

An examination of the ways major novels by Marcel Proust, James Joyce, and Virginia Woolf draw attention to their embodiment in the object of the book, The Death of the Book considers how bookish ... More

Prophecies of LanguageThe Confusion of Tongues in German Romanticism

Prophecies of Language: The Confusion of Tongues in German Romanticism

Kristina Mendicino

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274017
eISBN:
9780823274062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274017.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The scenes of Babel and Pentecost, the original confusion of tongues and their redemption through translation, haunt German Romanticism and Idealism. This book retraces the ways in which the task of ... More

Think, Pig!Beckett at the Limit of the Human

Think, Pig!: Beckett at the Limit of the Human

Jean-Michel Rabaté

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823270859
eISBN:
9780823270903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270859.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book offers a new interpretation of the links between literature, ethics, and philosophy in Beckett’s works. It surveys the entire corpus with a focus on the post-war period, when Beckett found ... More

Tricksters and CosmopolitansCross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production

Tricksters and Cosmopolitans: Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production

Rei Magosaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271306
eISBN:
9780823271351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271306.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Tricksters and Cosmopolitans is the first sustained exploration into the history of cross-cultural collaborations between Asian American writers and their non-Asian American editors and publishers. ... More

Writing of the FormlessJose Lezama Lima and the End of Time

Writing of the Formless: Jose Lezama Lima and the End of Time

Jaime Rodríguez Matos

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274079
eISBN:
9780823274123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274079.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Writing of the Formless proposes the “formless,” as it can be traced in the work of Lezama Lima and the Cuban Revolution, as a point of departure in thinking through the relationship between politics ... More

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