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Against SustainabilityReading Nineteenth-Century America in the Age of Climate Crisis

Against Sustainability: Reading Nineteenth-Century America in the Age of Climate Crisis

Michelle Neely

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288229
eISBN:
9780823290307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288229.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Against Sustainability responds to twenty-first-century environmental crisis not by seeking the origins of U.S. environmental problems, but by returning to the nineteenth-century literary, cultural, ... More

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

Circling the ElephantA Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity

Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity

John J. Thatamanil

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288526
eISBN:
9780823290314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288526.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Christian theologians have, for some decades, affirmed that they have no monopoly on encounter with God or ultimate reality; other religions also have access to religious truth and transformation. If ... More

Dictionary PoeticsToward a Radical Lexicography

Dictionary Poetics: Toward a Radical Lexicography

Craig Dworkin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287987
eISBN:
9780823290321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287987.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Dictionary Poetics analyses book-length poems from a number of writers who have used particular editions of specific dictionaries to structure their work. Spanning most of the 20th century, this ... More

The Fact of ResonanceModernist Acoustics and Narrative Form

The Fact of Resonance: Modernist Acoustics and Narrative Form

Julie Beth Napolin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288175
eISBN:
9780823290468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288175.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Fact of Resonance returns to the imperial and colonial contexts in which Anglophone and francophone narrative theory developed, seeking an alternative sonic premise for theorizing narrative form. ... More

Form and EventPrinciples for an Interpretation of the Greek World

Form and Event: Principles for an Interpretation of the Greek World

Carlo Diano

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287932
eISBN:
9780823290338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287932.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Carlo Diano’s Form and Event has long been known in Europe as a major work not only for classical studies but even more for contemporary philosophy. Already available in Italian, French, Spanish, and ... More

The Geological UnconsciousGerman Literature and the Mineral Imaginary

The Geological Unconscious: German Literature and the Mineral Imaginary

Jason Groves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288106
eISBN:
9780823290475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288106.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Already in the nineteenth century, German-language writers were contending with the challenge of imagining and accounting for a planet whose volatility bore little resemblance to the images of the ... More

In the Wake of MedeaNeoclassical Theater and the Arts of Destruction

In the Wake of Medea: Neoclassical Theater and the Arts of Destruction

Juliette Cherbuliez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287826
eISBN:
9780823290345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287826.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the rhetorical, literary, and performance strategies through which violence appears and persists in early modern French tragedy, a genre long understood as passionless and refusing ... More

John Fante's Ask the DustA Joining of Voices and Views

John Fante's Ask the Dust: A Joining of Voices and Views

Stephen Cooper and Clorinda Donato (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287864
eISBN:
9780823290352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287864.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Eight decades after Ask the Dust first appeared, John Fante’s Ask the Dust: A Joining of Voices and Views shows how and why the once-forgotten novel continues to earn its place among the signal works ... More

Living with Tiny AliensThe Image of God for the Anthropocene

Living with Tiny Aliens: The Image of God for the Anthropocene

Adam Pryor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288311
eISBN:
9780823290369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288311.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Astrobiology forces us to realize how deeply tethered we are to this pale blue dot in the universe while also opening us to the exciting possibilities of existing in a fecund cosmos. Addressing both ... More

Merleau-Ponty's Poetic of the WorldPhilosophy and Literature

Merleau-Ponty's Poetic of the World: Philosophy and Literature

Galen A. Johnson, Mauro Carbone, and Emmanuel de Saint Aubert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288137
eISBN:
9780823290376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288137.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Merleau-Ponty’s Poetics of the World offers detailed studies of the philosopher’s engagements with Proust, Claudel, Claude Simon, André Breton, Mallarmé, Francis Ponge, and more. From Proust, ... More

Middling RomanticismReading in the Gaps, from Kant to Ashbery

Middling Romanticism: Reading in the Gaps, from Kant to Ashbery

Zachary Sng

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288410
eISBN:
9780823290383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288410.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The book examines the “middling” work performed by writers of the Romantic period such as Lessing, Kleist, P. B. Shelley, and Hölderlin. It traces their attempts to re-imagine the middle as a ... More

Noir Affect

Noir Affect

Christopher Breu and Elizabeth A. Hatmaker (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287802
eISBN:
9780823290390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287802.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The essays in Noir Affect articulate the importance of understanding negative affect and argue that noir is a privileged medium for doing so. Ranging, in its discussion, among a range of media and ... More

On UniversalsConstructing and Deconstructing Community

On Universals: Constructing and Deconstructing Community

Etienne Balibar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288564
eISBN:
9780823290406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288564.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Many on the Left have looked upon “universal” as a dirty word, one that signals liberalism's failure to recognize the masculinist and Eurocentric assumptions from which it proceeds. In rejecting ... More

Peculiar AttunementsHow Affect Theory Turned Musical

Peculiar Attunements: How Affect Theory Turned Musical

Roger Mathew Grant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288069
eISBN:
9780823290413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288069.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Peculiar Attunements places the recent turn to affect into conversation with a parallel movement that took place in European music theory of the eighteenth century. During that time the affects—or ... More

Radical AmbivalenceRace in Flannery O'Connor

Radical Ambivalence: Race in Flannery O'Connor

Angela Alaimo O'Donnell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288243
eISBN:
9780823290420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288243.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Radical Ambivalence: Race in Flannery O’Connor is the first book-length study of O’Connor’s attitude toward race in her fiction and correspondence and is the first study to include controversial ... More

Remaking North American SovereigntyState Transformation in the 1860s

Remaking North American Sovereignty: State Transformation in the 1860s

Jewel L. Spangler and Frank Towers (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288458
eISBN:
9780823290437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288458.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores the tumultuous history of North American state-making in the middle decades of the nineteenth century from a continental perspective. Today’s political map took its basic shape in ... More

Send LazarusCatholicism and the Crises of Neoliberalism

Send Lazarus: Catholicism and the Crises of Neoliberalism

Matthew T. Eggemeier and Peter Joseph Fritz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288014
eISBN:
9780823290444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288014.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Contrary to Catholicism, Catholic social teaching, and the commitment to live out the mercy of Jesus Christ, today’s dominant global economic and cultural system, neoliberalism, demands that life be ... More

Textures of the OrdinaryDoing Anthropology after Wittgenstein

Textures of the Ordinary: Doing Anthropology after Wittgenstein

Veena Das

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287895
eISBN:
9780823290451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287895.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Textures of the Ordinary: Doing Anthropology after Wittgenstein is an exploration of everyday life in which anthropology finds a companionship with philosophy. Based on two decades of ethnographic ... More

Thinking with BalibarA Lexicon of Conceptual Practice

Thinking with Balibar: A Lexicon of Conceptual Practice

Ann Laura Stoler, Stathis Gourgouris, and Jacques Lezra (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288519
eISBN:
9780823290482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288519.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This volume, the first sustained critical work on the writing of the French political philosopher Etienne Balibar, collects essays by sixteen prominent philosophers, psychoanalysts, anthropologists, ... More

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