Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 61-70 of 139 items for:

Clear All

View:

Impure WorldsThe Institution of Literature in the Age of the Novel

Impure Worlds: The Institution of Literature in the Age of the Novel

Jonathan Arac

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231782
eISBN:
9780823241149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231782.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book records a critic's three decades of thinking about the connection between literature and the conditions of people's lives—that is, politics. A preference for impurity and a search for how ... More

In Dante's WakeReading from Medieval to Modern in the Augustinian Tradition

In Dante's Wake: Reading from Medieval to Modern in the Augustinian Tradition

John Freccero

Danielle Callegari and Melissa Swain (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264278
eISBN:
9780823266760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264278.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Waking to find himself shipwrecked on an strange shore before a dark wood, the pilgrim of the Divine Comedy realizes he must set his sights higher and guide his ship to a radically different port. ... More

Inventing the Language to Tell ItRobinson Jeffers and the Biology of Consciousness

Inventing the Language to Tell It: Robinson Jeffers and the Biology of Consciousness

George Hart

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254897
eISBN:
9780823261017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254897.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

From 1920 until his death in 1962, consciousness and its effect on humanity and the natural world was Robinson Jeffers’s obsession. Understanding and explaining the biological basis of mind is one of ... More

Irony on OccasionFrom Schlegel and Kierkegaard to Derrida and de Man

Irony on Occasion: From Schlegel and Kierkegaard to Derrida and de Man

Kevin Newmark

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240128
eISBN:
9780823240166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240128.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What is it about irony—as an object of serious philosophical reflection and a literary technique of considerable elasticity—that makes it an occasion for endless critical debate? This book responds ... More

Iterations of LossMutilation and Aesthetic Form, al-Shidyaq to Darwish

Iterations of Loss: Mutilation and Aesthetic Form, al-Shidyaq to Darwish

Jeffrey Sacks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264940
eISBN:
9780823266661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264940.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In a series of close readings of Arabic and Arab Jewish writing, the author considers the relation of poetic statement to individual and collective loss, the dispossession of peoples and languages, ... More

Legacies of Paul de Man

Legacies of Paul de Man

Marc Redfield (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227600
eISBN:
9780823240951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227600.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

More than twenty years after his death, Paul de Man remains a haunting presence in the American academy. His name is linked not just with deconstruction, but with a deconstruction in America that ... More

Literacy Work in the Reign of Human Capital

Literacy Work in the Reign of Human Capital

Evan Watkins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264223
eISBN:
9780823266753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264223.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book addresses the subjects of literacy. It explores how literacy workers are subjected to the relations between new forms of labor and the concept of human capital as a dominant economic ... More

Loaded Words

Loaded Words

Marjorie Garber

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores language and argues that all words are inescapably loaded—that is, highly charged, explosive, substantial, intoxicating, fruitful, and overbrimming—and that such loading is what ... More

A Local Habitation and a NameImagining Histories in the Italian Renaissance

A Local Habitation and a Name: Imagining Histories in the Italian Renaissance

Albert Russell Ascoli

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234288
eISBN:
9780823241231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234288.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Focusing on major authors and problems from the Italian fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, from Petrarch and Boccaccio to Machiavelli, Ariosto and Tasso, this book examines the unstable dialectic of ... More

Lyric ApocalypseMilton, Marvell, and the Nature of Events

Lyric Apocalypse: Milton, Marvell, and the Nature of Events

Ryan Netzley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263479
eISBN:
9780823266630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263479.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

John Milton’s and Andrew Marvell’s lyrics attempt to render the experience of apocalyptic change in the present. In this respect, they take seriously the Reformation’s insistence that eschatology is ... More

View: