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AnarchaeologiesReading as Misreading

Anarchaeologies: Reading as Misreading

Erin Graff Zivin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823286829
eISBN:
9780823288724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286829.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

How do we read after the so-called death of literature? If we are to attend to the proclamations that the representational apparatuses of literature and politics are dead, what aesthetic, ethical, ... 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

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

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

The Tongue-Tied ImaginationDecolonizing Literary Modernity in Senegal

The Tongue-Tied Imagination: Decolonizing Literary Modernity in Senegal

Tobias Warner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284634
eISBN:
9780823286300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284634.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Should a writer work in former colonial language, or in a vernacular? The language question was once one of the great, intractable problems that haunted postcolonial literatures in the twentieth ... More

Latinx Literature UnboundUndoing Ethnic Expectation

Latinx Literature Unbound: Undoing Ethnic Expectation

Ralph E. Rodriguez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279234
eISBN:
9780823281442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279234.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Since the 1990s, there has been unparalleled growth in the literary output from an ever more diverse group of Latinx writers. The extant criticism, however, has yet to catch up with the diversity of ... More

The Global South Atlantic

The Global South Atlantic

Kerry Bystrom and Joseph R. Slaughter (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Despite the rise in transatlantic, oceanic, hemispheric, and regional studies that followed postcolonial and Third World studies in pursuing new frameworks and methods for examining South-South ... More

Fictitious CapitalSilk, Cotton, and the Rise of the Arabic Novel

Fictitious Capital: Silk, Cotton, and the Rise of the Arabic Novel

Elizabeth M. Holt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276028
eISBN:
9780823277216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276028.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The ups and downs of silk, cotton and stocks synchopated with serialized novels in the late nineteenth-century Arabic press; time itself was changing. Khalīl al-Khūrī, Salīm al-Bustānī, Yūsuf ... More

Post-MandarinMasculinity and Aesthetic Modernity in Colonial Vietnam

Post-Mandarin: Masculinity and Aesthetic Modernity in Colonial Vietnam

Ben Tran

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273133
eISBN:
9780823273188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273133.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Post-Mandarin: Masculinity and Aesthetic Modernity in Colonial Vietnam redefines global modernism in terms of realism. The monograph challenges some of the central assumptions about the literary ... More

Writing of the FormlessJose Lezama Lima and the End of Time

Writing of the Formless: Jose Lezama Lima and the End of Time

Jaime Rodríguez Matos

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274079
eISBN:
9780823274123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274079.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Writing of the Formless proposes the “formless,” as it can be traced in the work of Lezama Lima and the Cuban Revolution, as a point of departure in thinking through the relationship between politics ... More

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