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CelebricitiesMedia Culture and the Phenomenology of Gadget Commodity Life

Celebricities: Media Culture and the Phenomenology of Gadget Commodity Life

Anthony Curtis Adler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823270798
eISBN:
9780823270842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270798.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Taking its departure from a phenomenological encounter with television—indeed a rethinking of the phenomenological method in terms of the way in which the experience of television disarticulates ... More

City of GodsReligious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens

City of Gods: Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens

R. Scott Hanson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271597
eISBN:
9780823271894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271597.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

City of Gods is a history and ethnography of Flushing, Queens, in New York City. An important site in colonial America for its place in the history of religious freedom, Flushing is now perhaps the ... More

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

Crossing the RubiconThe Borderlands of Philosophy and Theology

Crossing the Rubicon: The Borderlands of Philosophy and Theology

Emmanuel Falque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823269877
eISBN:
9780823269914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269877.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In France today, philosophy—in particular phenomenology—finds itself in a paradoxical relation to theology. Some debate a “theological turn.” Others disavow theological arguments as if it would ... 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

DissonanceAuditory Aesthetics in Ancient Greece

Dissonance: Auditory Aesthetics in Ancient Greece

Sean Alexander Gurd

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823269655
eISBN:
9780823271870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269655.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the four centuries leading up to the death of Euripides in 406 BCE, Greek singers, poets, and theorists delved deep into auditory experience. They charted its capacity to develop topologies ... More

Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York1841-2003

Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York: 1841-2003

Thomas J. Shelley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271511
eISBN:
9780823271900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271511.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Fordham is the story of the evolution of a small diocesan college into a major American Jesuit university. Founded by John Hughes, the Bishop of New York, as St. John’s College in 1841, the Society ... More

Foucault's Critical Ethics

Foucault's Critical Ethics

Richard A. Lynch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The central thesis of this book is that Michel Foucault’s account of power does not foreclose the possibility of ethics; on the contrary, it provides a framework within which ethics becomes possible. ... More

Northern CharacterCollege-Educated New Englanders, Honor, Nationalism, and Leadership in the Civil War Era

Northern Character: College-Educated New Englanders, Honor, Nationalism, and Leadership in the Civil War Era

Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271818
eISBN:
9780823271863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271818.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book examines the development and application of character, a code of honor that motivated the gentleman class of the North during the Civil War Era. The “New Brahmins,” college-educated men who ... More

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