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Jews and the Ends of Theory

Jews and the Ends of Theory

Shai Ginsburg, Martin Land, and Jonathan Boyarin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282005
eISBN:
9780823284795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282005.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Theory has often been coded as “Jewish”—not merely because Jewish intellectuals have been central participants, but also, this book argues, because certain problematics of modern Jewishness enrich ... More

Figuring ViolenceAffective Investments in Perpetual War

Figuring Violence: Affective Investments in Perpetual War

Rebecca A. Adelman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281671
eISBN:
9780823284788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281671.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Figuring Violence catalogs the affects that define the latter stages of the war on terror and the imaginative work that underpins them. These affects—apprehension, affection, admiration, gratitude, ... More

Maurice BlanchotA Critical Biography

Maurice Blanchot: A Critical Biography

Christophe Bident

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281763
eISBN:
9780823284825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281763.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Maurice Blanchot (1907–2003) was one of the most important writers of the French twentieth century. His novels, shorter narratives, literary criticism, and fragmentary texts exercised great influence ... More

People's CarIndustrial India and the Riddles of Populism

People's Car: Industrial India and the Riddles of Populism

Sarasij Majumder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282425
eISBN:
9780823284849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282425.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

People's Car explores one of the major movements for resisting the acquisition of land by the government in the interests of siting a Tata Motors car factory in Singur, India. The factory becomes the ... More

When God Was a BirdChristianity, Animism, and the Re-Enchantment of the World

When God Was a Bird: Christianity, Animism, and the Re-Enchantment of the World

Mark I. Wallace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281329
eISBN:
9780823284955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281329.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

At one time, God was a bird. In ancient Egypt, Thoth was the Ibis-headed divinity of magic and wisdom. Winged divine beings—griffins and harpies—populated the pantheon of Greek antiquity, and ... More

Under RepresentationThe Racial Regime of Aesthetics

Under Representation: The Racial Regime of Aesthetics

David Lloyd

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282388
eISBN:
9780823284948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282388.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Under Representation argues that the relation between the concepts of universality, freedom and humanity, and the racial order of the modern world is grounded in the founding texts of aesthetic ... More

The Guide to GethsemaneAnxiety, Suffering, Death

The Guide to Gethsemane: Anxiety, Suffering, Death

Emmanuel Falque

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281961
eISBN:
9780823284917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281961.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Already widely debated upon its publication in French, this book offers a provocative account of Christ’s Passion in terms not of faith but of a “credible Christianity” that can remain meaningful to ... More

Systems of LifeBiopolitics, Economics, and Literature on the Cusp of Modernity

Systems of Life: Biopolitics, Economics, and Literature on the Cusp of Modernity

Richard A. Barney and Warren Montag (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281725
eISBN:
9780823284870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281725.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Systems of Life offers a wide-ranging revaluation of the emergence of biopolitics in Europe from the mid– eighteenth to the mid–nineteenth century. In staging an encounter among literature, political ... More

Literature and the Remains of the Death Penalty

Literature and the Remains of the Death Penalty

Peggy Kamuf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282302
eISBN:
9780823284801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282302.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book pursues Derrida’s assertion, in The Death Penalty, Volume I, that “the modern history of the institution named literature in Europe over the last three or four centuries is contemporary ... More

The Unconstructable EarthAn Ecology of Separation

The Unconstructable Earth: An Ecology of Separation

Frédéric Neyrat

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282586
eISBN:
9780823284931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282586.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The Space Age is over? Not at all! A new planet has appeared: Earth. In the age of the Anthropocene, the Earth is a post-natural planet that can be remade at will, controlled and managed thanks to ... More

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