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Pauline UglinessJacob Taubes and the Turn to Paul

Pauline Ugliness: Jacob Taubes and the Turn to Paul

Ole Jakob Løland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286553
eISBN:
9780823288816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286553.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Paul has been rediscovered outside of the apostle’s traditional religious reading circles, particularly among radical leftist philosophers such as Giorgio Agamben, Alain Badiou, and Slavoj Žižek. ... More

Decadent OrientalismsThe Decay of Colonial Modernity

Decadent Orientalisms: The Decay of Colonial Modernity

David Fieni

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286409
eISBN:
9780823288748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286409.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book explores the confluence of decadence and Orientalism since the mid-nineteenth century in French and Arabic writing. It demonstrates how French Orientalism set the terms of modernity for ... More

Old SchoolsModernism, Education, and the Critique of Progress

Old Schools: Modernism, Education, and the Critique of Progress

Ramsey McGlazer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286591
eISBN:
9780823288809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286591.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book marks out a modernist counter-tradition. The book proceeds from an anachronism common to Italian- and English-language literature and cinema: a fascination with outmoded, paradigmatically ... More

Queer Natures, Queer Mythologies

Queer Natures, Queer Mythologies

Sam See

Christopher Looby and Michael North (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286980
eISBN:
9780823288830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286980.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book collects the scholarly work that Sam See had completed as of his death in 2013. It includes essays that have been previously published in leading journals as well as materials that remained ... More

Resisting AllegoryInterpretive Delirium in Spenser's Faerie Queene

Resisting Allegory: Interpretive Delirium in Spenser's Faerie Queene

Harry Berger

David Lee Miller (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823285631
eISBN:
9780823288861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285631.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Resisting Allegory gathers essays from the final two decades of Harry Berger, Jr.’s lifelong engagement with Spenser’s great poem The Faerie Queene, making clear the scope and coherence of the ... More

Technologies of Critique

Technologies of Critique

Willy Thayer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286744
eISBN:
9780823288878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286744.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Critique—a program of thought as well as a disposition toward the world—is a crucial resource for politics and thought today, yet it is again and again instrumentalized by institutional frames and ... More

Beyond the Doctrine of ManDecolonial Visions of the Human

Beyond the Doctrine of Man: Decolonial Visions of the Human

Joseph Drexler-Dreis and Kristien Justaert (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286898
eISBN:
9780823288731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286898.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Beyond the Doctrine of Man responds to the question of how individuals and communities can live and have lived beyond the way the human person is defined in colonial modernity. This volume brings ... More

The Disposition of NatureEnvironmental Crisis and World Literature

The Disposition of Nature: Environmental Crisis and World Literature

Jennifer Wenzel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286782
eISBN:
9780823288885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286782.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

What role have literature and other cultural imagining played in shaping understandings of the world and the planet, for better and for worse? How might the formal innovations, rhetorical appeals, ... More

Grave AttendingA Political Theology for the Unredeemed

Grave Attending: A Political Theology for the Unredeemed

Karen Bray

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286850
eISBN:
9780823288762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286850.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Grave Attending: A Political Theology for the Unredeemed mounts a challenge to a regnant neoliberal capitalist narrative, pervasively secularized, of redemption. Its methodology relies on reading ... More

The Literary Qur'anNarrative Ethics in the Maghreb

The Literary Qur'an: Narrative Ethics in the Maghreb

Hoda El Shakry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286362
eISBN:
9780823288915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286362.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Literary Qurʾan: Narrative Ethics in the Maghreb mobilizes the Qurʾan’s formal, narrative, and rhetorical qualities, alongside its attendant embodied practices and hermeneutical strategies, to ... More

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