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HarryingSkills of Offense in Shakespeare's Henriad

Harrying: Skills of Offense in Shakespeare's Henriad

Harry Berger, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823256624
eISBN:
9780823261376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256624.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book considers Richard III and the four plays of Shakespeare's Henriad—Richard II, Henry IV Part 1, Henry IV Part 2, and Henry V. This book combines close reading with cultural analysis to show ... More

Hating Empire ProperlyThe Two Indies and the Limits of Enlightenment Anticolonialism

Hating Empire Properly: The Two Indies and the Limits of Enlightenment Anticolonialism

Sunil M. Agnani

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251803
eISBN:
9780823253050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251803.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Hating Empire Properly produces a novel attempt to think the eighteenth-century imagination of the West and East Indies together, arguing that this is how contemporary thinkers Edmund Burke and Denis ... More

Hollow MenWriting, Objects, and Public Image in Renaissance Italy

Hollow Men: Writing, Objects, and Public Image in Renaissance Italy

Susan Gaylard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251742
eISBN:
9780823252855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251742.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Hollow Men analyzes texts and art objects from the late 14th to the late 16th centuries to show that Renaissance theories of emulating classical heroes generated a deep skepticism about ... More

How to Be an IntellectualEssays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Jeffrey J. Williams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

How to Be an Intellectual makes the case for a renewed critical writing. It tells the story of contemporary criticism and theory from several unique perspectives, notably its institutional and ... More

Human RemainsMedicine, Death, and Desire in Nineteenth-Century Paris

Human Remains: Medicine, Death, and Desire in Nineteenth-Century Paris

Jonathan Strauss

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233793
eISBN:
9780823241262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233793.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The living and the dead cohabited Paris until the late eighteenth century, when, in the name of public health, measures were taken to drive the deceased from the city. Cemeteries were removed from ... More

Human Rights, Inc.The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

Joseph R. Slaughter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228171
eISBN:
9780823241033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228171.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This study of the historical, ideological, and formal interdependencies of the novel and human rights demonstrates that the twentieth-century rise of world literature and international human rights ... More

The Humanities and Public Life

The Humanities and Public Life

Peter Brooks (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257041
eISBN:
9780823261468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257041.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book tests the proposition that the humanities can, and at their best do, represent a commitment to ethical reading. And that this commitment, and the training and discipline of close reading ... More

Imagined SovereigntiesToward a New Political Romanticism

Imagined Sovereignties: Toward a New Political Romanticism

Kir Kuiken

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257676
eISBN:
9780823261758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257676.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book argues for a new understanding of the relationship between Romantic conceptions of the imagination and the emergence of modern forms of political sovereignty. Its main thesis is that the ... More

The Imperative to WriteDestitutions of the Sublime in Kafka, Blanchot and Beckett

The Imperative to Write: Destitutions of the Sublime in Kafka, Blanchot and Beckett

Jeff Fort

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254699
eISBN:
9780823260836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254699.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book poses the question of an imperative to write as it was claimed, elaborated, and undergone by three of the twentieth century’s most philosophically informed writers, Franz Kafka, Maurice ... More

Imperial BabelTranslation, Exoticism, and the Long Nineteenth Century

Imperial Babel: Translation, Exoticism, and the Long Nineteenth Century

Padma Rangarajan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263615
eISBN:
9780823266456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263615.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

At the heart of every colonial encounter lies an act of translation. Once dismissed as a derivative process, the new cultural turn in translation studies has opened the field to dynamic ... More

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