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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

Teaching BodiesMoral Formation in the Summa of Thomas Aquinas

Teaching Bodies: Moral Formation in the Summa of Thomas Aquinas

Mark D. Jordan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273782
eISBN:
9780823273836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273782.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book is an original reading of the Summa theologiae of Thomas Aquinas. It reads the main parts of the Summa backwards, starting from the conclusion, to discover Thomas’s purpose: the unification ... 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

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

All EarsThe Aesthetics of Espionage

All Ears: The Aesthetics of Espionage

Peter Szendy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273959
eISBN:
9780823274000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273959.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The world of international politics has been recently rocked by a seemingly endless series of scandals that are all tied to various practices of auditory surveillance: the NSA’s warrantless ... More

Transcendence and the ConcreteSelected Writings

Transcendence and the Concrete: Selected Writings

Jean Wahl

Alan D. Schrift and Ian Alexander Moore (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273010
eISBN:
9780823273065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273010.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Jean Wahl’s influence on French philosophical thought can hardly be overestimated. About him, Emmanuel Levinas wrote that “during over a half century of teaching and research, [Jean Wahl] was the ... More

The Retreats of ReconstructionRace, Leisure, and the Politics of Segregation at the New Jersey Shore, 1865-1920

The Retreats of Reconstruction: Race, Leisure, and the Politics of Segregation at the New Jersey Shore, 1865-1920

David E. Goldberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272716
eISBN:
9780823272761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272716.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This study examines how the history of de facto segregation at the New Jersey shore—as both a policy and an idea—was connected to competing ideas about the rights of consumers and the economic and ... More

Fugitive TestimonyOn the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives

Fugitive Testimony: On the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives

Janet Neary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272891
eISBN:
9780823272945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272891.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Fugitive Testimony traces the African American slave narrative across the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries in order to rethink the epistemological limits of the form and to theorize the complicated ... More

Citizen SubjectFoundations for Philosophical Anthropology

Citizen Subject: Foundations for Philosophical Anthropology

Étienne Balibar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273607
eISBN:
9780823273652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273607.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What can the universals of political philosophy offer to those who experience “the living paradox of an inegalitarian construction of egalitarian citizenship”? This title considers the necessary and ... More

Words FailTheology, Poetry, and the Challenge of Representation

Words Fail: Theology, Poetry, and the Challenge of Representation

Colby Dickinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272839
eISBN:
9780823272884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272839.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book is concerned with matters of representation and failure, especially insofar as they indicate deep and often startling truths about the nature of spiritual and theological reflection. This ... More

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