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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

The Work of Difference

The Work of Difference

Audrey Wasser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270057
eISBN:
9780823270095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270057.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book mounts a critique of persistently romantic assumptions in contemporary literary criticism in order to develop an original theory of literary production. Beginning with a study of German ... More

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

X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought

X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought

Nahum Dimitri Chandler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254064
eISBN:
9780823261239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254064.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book offers an original account of matters African American within the context of modernity understood as an epistemic horizon. With special reference to the work of W. E. B. Du Bois, X shows ... More

Yes, But Not QuiteEncountering Josiah Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight

Yes, But Not Quite: Encountering Josiah Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight

Dwayne A. Tunstall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230549
eISBN:
9780823235919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230549.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book contends that Josiah Royce bequeathed to philosophy a novel idealism based on an ethico-religious insight. This insight became the basis for an idealistic personalism, ... More

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