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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

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

The Marrano SpecterDerrida and Hispanism

The Marrano Specter: Derrida and Hispanism

Erin Graff Zivin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277674
eISBN:
9780823280643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277674.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The impact of Derrida’s work in the U.S. and continental Europe—principally in the disciplines of philosophy, English, French, Comparative Literature, gender and queer studies and postcolonial ... More

Liturgical PowerBetween Economic and Political Theology

Liturgical Power: Between Economic and Political Theology

Nicholas Heron

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278688
eISBN:
9780823280537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278688.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

To the question that animated the twentieth-century debate on political theology—namely, whether Christianity is exclusively a religious phenomenon, which must separate itself from all things ... More

How to Do Comparative Theology

How to Do Comparative Theology

Francis X. Clooney and Klaus von Stosch (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278404
eISBN:
9780823280513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278404.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

How To Do Comparative Theology contributes to the maturation of method in the field of comparative theological studies, learning across religious borders, by bringing together essays drawing on ... 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

The Forgiveness to ComeThe Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical

The Forgiveness to Come: The Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical

Peter Banki

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278640
eISBN:
9780823280476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278640.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The book addresses the difficulties posed by the Holocaust for a thinking of forgiveness inherited from the Abrahamic (i.e., monotheistic) tradition. As a way to approach these difficulties, it ... More

DisappointmentToward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding

Disappointment: Toward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding

Jarrett Zigon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278237
eISBN:
9780823280650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278237.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

For many today politics is characterized above all else by disappointment. Inspired by years of ethnographic research with the global anti-drug war movement, Disappointment addresses this ... 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

Stasis Before the StateNine Theses on Agonistic Democracy

Stasis Before the State: Nine Theses on Agonistic Democracy

Dimitris Vardoulakis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277391
eISBN:
9780823280636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277391.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How is political change possible when even the most radical revolutions only reproduce sovereign power? Via the analysis of the contradictory meanings of stasis, Vardoulakis argues that the ... More

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