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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

Tricksters and CosmopolitansCross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production

Tricksters and Cosmopolitans: Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production

Rei Magosaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271306
eISBN:
9780823271351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271306.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Tricksters and Cosmopolitans is the first sustained exploration into the history of cross-cultural collaborations between Asian American writers and their non-Asian American editors and publishers. ... More

Commiserating With Devastated ThingsMilan Kundera and the Entitlements of Thinking

Commiserating With Devastated Things: Milan Kundera and the Entitlements of Thinking

Jason M. Wirth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268207
eISBN:
9780823272471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268207.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This study attempts to understand, through both a careful reading of Milan Kundera’s oeuvre as well as a consideration of the Continental philosophical tradition, the place that Kundera calls “the ... More

Iterations of LossMutilation and Aesthetic Form, al-Shidyaq to Darwish

Iterations of Loss: Mutilation and Aesthetic Form, al-Shidyaq to Darwish

Jeffrey Sacks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264940
eISBN:
9780823266661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264940.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In a series of close readings of Arabic and Arab Jewish writing, the author considers the relation of poetic statement to individual and collective loss, the dispossession of peoples and languages, ... More

Salvage WorkU.S. and Caribbean Literatures amid the Debris of Legal Personhood

Salvage Work: U.S. and Caribbean Literatures amid the Debris of Legal Personhood

Angela Naimou

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264766
eISBN:
9780823266616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264766.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book argues for the significance of the person as a legal fiction to contemporary literature of the United States and Caribbean. It shows how apparently defunct categories of exceptional legal ... More

The People’s Right to the NovelWar Fiction in the Postcolony

The People’s Right to the Novel: War Fiction in the Postcolony

Eleni Coundouriotis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262335
eISBN:
9780823266357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262335.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This study examines the war novel in Africa as a case study of the genre, delineating the genre’s features across literary traditions. By examining the war novel in depth, it also complicates our ... More

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