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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

This Distracted Globe

This Distracted Globe

Marcie Frank, Jonathan Goldberg, and Karen Newman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270286
eISBN:
9780823270323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270286.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Worldmaking takes many forms in early modern literature and thus challenges any single interpretive approach, including historicism. The essays in this collection investigate the material stuff of ... More

Thresholds of IlliteracyTheory, Latin America, and the Crisis of Resistance

Thresholds of Illiteracy: Theory, Latin America, and the Crisis of Resistance

Abraham Acosta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257096
eISBN:
9780823261475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257096.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book reevaluates Latin American theories and narratives of cultural resistance by advancing the concept of “illiteracy” as a new critical approach to understanding scenes or moments of social ... More

Toni MorrisonAn Ethical Poetics

Toni Morrison: An Ethical Poetics

Yvette Christiansë

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239153
eISBN:
9780823239191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239153.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book situates Toni Morrison as a writer who writes about writing as much as about racialized, engendered, and sexualized African American, and therefore American, experience. In foregrounding ... More

A Touch More RareHarry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Harry Berger, Jr., has long been one of our most revered and respected literary and cultural critics. Since the late nineties, a stream of remarkable and innovative publications have shown how very ... More

Transferential Poetics, from Poe to Warhol

Transferential Poetics, from Poe to Warhol

Adam Frank

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262465
eISBN:
9780823266364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262465.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book brings theories of affect to the study of poetics. Informed by the thinking of Silvan Tomkins, Melanie Klein, and Wilfred Bion, it offers new interpretations of the poetics of four major ... More

Trials of Arab ModernityLiterary Affects and the New Political

Trials of Arab Modernity: Literary Affects and the New Political

Tarek El-Ariss

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823251711
eISBN:
9780823252800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251711.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Focusing on the body as a site of rupture and signification, this book shifts the paradigm for the study of modernity in the Arab context from questions of representation and cultural exchange to an ... 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

The Underside of PoliticsGlobal Fictions in the Fog of the Cold War

The Underside of Politics: Global Fictions in the Fog of the Cold War

Sorin Radu Cucu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254347
eISBN:
9780823260997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book argues that, during the Cold War, modern political imagination was held captive by the split between two visions of universality — freedom in the West versus social justice in the East — ... More

Untouchable FictionsLiterary Realism and the Crisis of Caste

Untouchable Fictions: Literary Realism and the Crisis of Caste

Toral Jatin Gajarawala

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245246
eISBN:
9780823250783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245246.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Untouchable Fictions considers the crisis of literary realism -- progressive, rural, regionalist, experimental -- in order to derive an aesthetic and political genealogy for the explosion in the last ... More

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