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Arvo PärtSounding the Sacred

Arvo Pärt: Sounding the Sacred

Peter C. Bouteneff, Jeffers Engelhardt, and Robert Saler (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289752
eISBN:
9780823297108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289752.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Scholarly writing on the music of Arvo Pärt is situated primarily in the fields of musicology, cultural and media studies, and, more recently, in terms of theology/spirituality. Arvo Pärt: Sounding ... More

Channeling MoroccannessLanguage and the Media of Sociality

Channeling Moroccanness: Language and the Media of Sociality

Becky L. Schulthies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289714
eISBN:
9780823297115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289714.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

What does it mean to connect as Moroccans via mass media when there is widespread feeling of communicative failure? This book approaches the question by exploring situated talk about communicative ... More

Critique of Journalistic ReasonPhilosophy and the Time of the Newspaper

Critique of Journalistic Reason: Philosophy and the Time of the Newspaper

Tom Vandeputte

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823290260
eISBN:
9780823297122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290260.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book examines an encounter recurring throughout the modern philosophical tradition: that between philosophy and journalism. It focuses on the images of reporters and newspaper readers, ... More

Deconstruction in a NutshellA Conversation with Jacques Derrida, With a New Introduction

Deconstruction in a Nutshell: A Conversation with Jacques Derrida, With a New Introduction

Jacques Derrida

John D. Caputo (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823290284
eISBN:
9780823297139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290284.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This volume, now with a substantial new Introduction, represents one of the most lucid, compact and reliable introductions to Derrida and deconstruction available in any language. Responding to ... More

Girl HeadFeminism and Film Materiality

Girl Head: Feminism and Film Materiality

Genevieve Yue

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289554
eISBN:
9780823297146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289554.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

For decades, feminist film analysis has been focused on issues of representation: images of women in film. But what are the feminist implications of the material object underlying that image, the ... More

Infrapolitical PassagesGlobal Turmoil, Narco-Accumulation, and the Post-Sovereign State

Infrapolitical Passages: Global Turmoil, Narco-Accumulation, and the Post-Sovereign State

Gareth Williams

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289882
eISBN:
9780823297153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289882.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book clears a way through some of the dominant political determinations and violent symptoms of contemporary globalization. It considers globalization as a new, and increasingly unmoored, ... More

Passing OrdersDemonology and Sovereignty in American Spiritual Warfare

Passing Orders: Demonology and Sovereignty in American Spiritual Warfare

S. Jonathon O'Donnell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289677
eISBN:
9780823297177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289677.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Demonization has increasingly become central to the global religious and political landscape. Passing Orders interrogates this centrality through an analysis of evangelical “spiritual warfare” ... More

Preaching with Their LivesDominicans on Mission in the United States after 1850

Preaching with Their Lives: Dominicans on Mission in the United States after 1850

Margaret M. McGuinness and Jeffrey M. Burns (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289646
eISBN:
9780823297184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289646.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This volume tells the little-known story of the Dominican Family—priests, sisters, brothers, contemplative nuns, and lay people—and integrates it into the history of the United States. Starting after ... More

ShibbolethJudges, Derrida, Celan

Shibboleth: Judges, Derrida, Celan

Marc Redfield

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289066
eISBN:
9780823297191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289066.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In the Book of Judges, the Gileadites use the word shibboleth to target and kill members of a closely related tribe, the Ephraimites, who cannot pronounce the initial shin phoneme. In modern European ... More

Theory for BeginnersChildren's Literature as Critical Thought

Theory for Beginners: Children's Literature as Critical Thought

Kenneth B. Kidd

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289592
eISBN:
9780823297207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289592.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Theory for Beginners explores how philosophy and theory draw on children’s literature and have even come to resemble it in their strategies for cultivating the child and/or the beginner. After ... More

TheosemioticReligion, Reading, and the Gift of Meaning

Theosemiotic: Religion, Reading, and the Gift of Meaning

Michael L. Raposa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289516
eISBN:
9780823297214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289516.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book is an attempt to adapt some of Peirce’s ideas, particularly his theory of semiotic, for the purpose of re-thinking certain issues in contemporary philosophical theology and the philosophy ... More

World Literature for the Wretched of the EarthAnticolonial Aesthetics, Postcolonial Politics

World Literature for the Wretched of the Earth: Anticolonial Aesthetics, Postcolonial Politics

J. Daniel Elam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289790
eISBN:
9780823297221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289790.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

World Literature for the Wretched of the Earth recovers an alternative strain of anticolonialism that does not seek national sovereignty, authority, and political recognition, but advocates instead ... More

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