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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

Strategies for Media ReformInternational Perspectives

Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Des Freedman, Jonathan Obar, Cheryl Martens, and Robert W. McChesney (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This collection brings together strategies for advancing media reform objectives, prepared by 33 scholars and activists working in and/or studying in more than 25 countries, including: Canada, Mexico ... More

White Eagle, Black MadonnaOne Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition

White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition

Robert E. Alvis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271702
eISBN:
9780823271757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271702.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

White Eagle, Black Madonna offers one of the first English-language treatments of the Polish Catholic tradition across more than a thousand years of history. Written for fellow scholars, students, ... 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

Too Great a Burden to BearThe Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Too Great a Burden to Bear: The Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Christopher B. Bean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823268757
eISBN:
9780823271771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268757.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In its brief seven-year existence, the Freedmen’s Bureau became the epicenter of the debate about Reconstruction. Cognizant of its responsibilities, partisans fiercely debated its necessity. ... 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

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

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

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

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

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