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A Great SacrificeNorthern Black Soldiers, Their Families, and the Experience of Civil War

A Great Sacrifice: Northern Black Soldiers, Their Families, and the Experience of Civil War

James G. Mendez

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282500
eISBN:
9780823285907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282500.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This study analyzes the effects of the Civil War on northern black families as they sacrificed for a Union victory, and asks the question, how were black Union soldiers from the North and their ... More

Poetics of HistoryRousseau and the Theater of Originary Mimesis

Poetics of History: Rousseau and the Theater of Originary Mimesis

Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282340
eISBN:
9780823286201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282340.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book opens with a philosophical scene: in the context of a reading of Hölderlin, Heidegger dismisses Rousseau as irrelevant to the true concerns of philosophy, and thus shows his own blindness ... More

Remembering WolseyA History of Commemorations and Representations

Remembering Wolsey: A History of Commemorations and Representations

J. Patrick Hornbeck II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282173
eISBN:
9780823286232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282173.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Remembering Wolsey seeks to contribute to our understanding of historical memory and memorialization bexamining in detail the posthumous commemoration and representation of Thomas Wolsey, the ... More

Roman Catholicism in the United StatesA Thematic History

Roman Catholicism in the United States: A Thematic History

Margaret M. McGuinness and James T. Fisher (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282760
eISBN:
9780823286263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282760.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book takes the reader beyond the traditional ways through which scholars have viewed and recounted the story of the Catholic Church in America. It covers unfamiliar topics such as ... More

Bad FaithTeachers, Liberalism, and the Origins of McCarthyism

Bad Faith: Teachers, Liberalism, and the Origins of McCarthyism

Andrew Feffer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281169
eISBN:
9780823285969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281169.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In late summer 1940, as war spread across Europe and as the nation pulled itself out of the Great Depression, an anticommunist hysteria convulsed New York City. Targeting the city’s municipal ... More

Critical RhythmThe Poetics of a Literary Life Form

Critical Rhythm: The Poetics of a Literary Life Form

Ben Glaser and Jonathan Culler (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282043
eISBN:
9780823285983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282043.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This collection intervenes in recent debates over formalism, historicism, poetics, and lyric by focusing on one of literary criticism’s most important, most vested, and perhaps least well-defined or ... More

Forms of a WorldContemporary Poetry and the Making of Globalization

Forms of a World: Contemporary Poetry and the Making of Globalization

Walt Hunter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282227
eISBN:
9780823286072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282227.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Forms of a World: Contemporary Poetry and the Making of Globalization shows how the forms of contemporary poetry are forged through the transformations of globalization from 1970 to the present. The ... More

Revelation 1-3 in Christian Arabic CommentaryJohn's First Vision and the Letters to the Seven Churches

Revelation 1-3 in Christian Arabic Commentary: John's First Vision and the Letters to the Seven Churches

Bulus al-Bushi and Ibn Katib Qaysar

Stephen J. Davis, T.C. Schmidt, and Shawqi Talia (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281848
eISBN:
9780823286256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281848.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book, the first of the CATT series, presents excerpts from two thirteenth-century Christian Arabic Commentaries on the Apocalypse of John, written by the Egyptian authors Būlus al-Būshī and Ibn ... More

The Two Cultures of EnglishLiterature, Composition, and the Moment of Rhetoric

The Two Cultures of English: Literature, Composition, and the Moment of Rhetoric

Jason Maxwell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282463
eISBN:
9780823286317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282463.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Two Cultures of English examines the academic discipline of English in the final decades of the twentieth century and the first years of the new millennium. During this period, longstanding ... More

AlegalBiopolitics and the Unintelligibility of Okinawan Life

Alegal: Biopolitics and the Unintelligibility of Okinawan Life

Annmaria M. Shimabuku

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282661
eISBN:
9780823285938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282661.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Alegal reveals modern Okinawa to be suspended in a perpetual state of exception: it is neither an official colony of Japan or the U.S., nor an equal part of the Japanese state. Today it is the site ... More

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