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Manhood, Marriage, and MischiefRembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Harry Berger

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

A study of the theory and practice of seventeenth-century Dutch group portraits, this book offers an account of the genre's comic and ironic features, which it treats as comments on the social ... More

The Pain of ReformationSpenser, Vulnerability, and the Ethics of Masculinity

The Pain of Reformation: Spenser, Vulnerability, and the Ethics of Masculinity

Joseph Campana

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239108
eISBN:
9780823239146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239108.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The Pain of Reformation examines a constellation of masculinity, vulnerability, and ethics in the tradition of heroic poetry in Renaissance England. While many understand representations of ... More

Political MagicBritish Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750

Political Magic: British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750

Christopher F. Loar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256914
eISBN:
9780823261437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256914.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Political Magic examines British fictions of exploration and colonialism from 1650 to 1750, arguing that narratives of intercultural contact reimagine political categories such as sovereignty and ... More

Receptive SpiritGerman Idealism and the Dynamics of Cultural Transmission

Receptive Spirit: German Idealism and the Dynamics of Cultural Transmission

Márton Dornbach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268290
eISBN:
9780823272495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268290.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Beginning with Kant, German idealist philosophers undertake a radical rethinking of the nature of human mindedness whose ramifications have yet to be fully assessed. At the heart of this project is ... More

SodometriesRenaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities

Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities

Jonathan Goldberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232215
eISBN:
9780823241217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232215.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book is about representations of sodomy. While most of the texts it considers are literary — works by Shakespeare, Marlowe, Spenser, among others — it is framed by political considerations, ... More

Subversions of VerisimilitudeReading Narrative from Balzac to Sartre

Subversions of Verisimilitude: Reading Narrative from Balzac to Sartre

Lawrence R. Schehr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231355
eISBN:
9780823241095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231355.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book focuses on the ways in which a number of French literary narratives written in the realist tradition show a dynamic balance between the desire of the author/narrator to present a ... More

Succeeding King LearLiterature, Exposure, and the Possibility of Politics

Succeeding King Lear: Literature, Exposure, and the Possibility of Politics

Emily Sun

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232802
eISBN:
9780823241163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232802.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book investigates Shakespeare's King Lear and its originative power in modern literature with specific attention to the early work of English Romantic poet William Wordsworth and to the American ... More

Voluptuous PhilosophyLiterary Materialism in the French Enlightenment

Voluptuous Philosophy: Literary Materialism in the French Enlightenment

Natania Meeker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823226962
eISBN:
9780823240944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823226962.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Eighteenth-century France witnessed the rise of matter itself—in forms ranging from atoms to anatomies—as a privileged object of study. This book redefines what is at stake in the emergence of an ... More

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