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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

Last ThingsDisastrous Form from Kant to Hujar

Last Things: Disastrous Form from Kant to Hujar

Jacques Khalip

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279548
eISBN:
9780823281572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279548.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

With the “arrival” of the so-called era of the Anthropocene, certain contemporary theoretical approaches have led us to think that we are only now properly beginning to speculate on an inhuman world ... More

Mocking Bird TechnologiesThe Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

Mocking Bird Technologies: The Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

Christopher GoGwilt (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278480
eISBN:
9780823280520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278480.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The volume offers an extended meditation on different senses of bird mimicry in literature: the way birds mimic humans, the way humans mimic birds, and the way mimicry of any kind involves ... More

The Writing of SpiritSoul, System, and the Roots of Language Science

The Writing of Spirit: Soul, System, and the Roots of Language Science

Sarah M. Pourciau

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275625
eISBN:
9780823277179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Contemporary thought has been profoundly shaped by the turn toward synchronic models of explanation, which analyze phenomena as they appear at a single moment, rather than diachronically as they ... More

Corporate RomanticismLiberalism, Justice, and the Novel

Corporate Romanticism: Liberalism, Justice, and the Novel

Daniel M. Stout

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272235
eISBN:
9780823272273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272235.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Corporate Romanticism offers an alternative history of the connections between modernity, individualism, and the rise of the novel. In early nineteenth-century England, two developments—the rise of ... More

Prophecies of LanguageThe Confusion of Tongues in German Romanticism

Prophecies of Language: The Confusion of Tongues in German Romanticism

Kristina Mendicino

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274017
eISBN:
9780823274062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274017.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The scenes of Babel and Pentecost, the original confusion of tongues and their redemption through translation, haunt German Romanticism and Idealism. This book retraces the ways in which the task of ... More

The Common GrowlToward a Poetics of Precarious Community

The Common Growl: Toward a Poetics of Precarious Community

Thomas Claviez (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823270910
eISBN:
9780823270965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270910.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

No longer able to read community in terms colored by a romantic nostalgia for homogeneity, closeness and sameness, or the myth of rational choice, we nevertheless face an imperative to think the ... More

The Ethnography of Rhythm

The Ethnography of Rhythm

Haun Saussy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270460
eISBN:
9780823270507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270460.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

“Who speaks?” Core ideas of modern literary theory—the author as producer, the contingency of the text, intertextuality, the “device”—were pioneered in the reflection on oral literature. Authorless, ... More

The Work of Difference

The Work of Difference

Audrey Wasser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270057
eISBN:
9780823270095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270057.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book mounts a critique of persistently romantic assumptions in contemporary literary criticism in order to develop an original theory of literary production. Beginning with a study of German ... More

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