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ExterraneanExtraction in the Humanist Anthropocene

Exterranean: Extraction in the Humanist Anthropocene

Phillip John Usher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284221
eISBN:
9780823286058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284221.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Exterranean is a book about the extraction of stuff from the Earth, a process in which matter goes from being sub to exterranean. By opening up a rich archive of specifically nonmodern texts and ... More

Last ActsThe Art of Dying on the Early Modern Stage

Last Acts: The Art of Dying on the Early Modern Stage

Maggie Vinter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284269
eISBN:
9780823286133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284269.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Last Acts: The Art of Dying on the Early Modern Stage argues that the Elizabethan and Jacobean theater offered playwrights, actors, and audiences important opportunities to practice arts of dying. ... More

Lives of the Dead PoetsKeats, Shelley, Coleridge

Lives of the Dead Poets: Keats, Shelley, Coleridge

Karen Swann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284184
eISBN:
9780823286157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284184.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Biography has played an important role in the canonization of Keats, Shelley, and Coleridge. Each archive is saturated with stories of the life prematurely cut off or, in Coleridge’s case, of promise ... More

Reading SidewaysThe Queer Politics of Art in Modern American Fiction

Reading Sideways: The Queer Politics of Art in Modern American Fiction

Dana Seitler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823282623
eISBN:
9780823286225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282623.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the pivotal role that various art forms played in American literary fiction in direct relation to the politics of gender and sexuality at the turn of the twentieth century. It ... 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

Unknowing FanaticismReformation Literatures of Self-Annihilation

Unknowing Fanaticism: Reformation Literatures of Self-Annihilation

Ross Lerner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283873
eISBN:
9780823286331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283873.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

We may think we know what defines religious fanaticism: violent action undertaken with dogmatic certainty. But the term “fanatic,” from the European Reformation to today, has never been a stable ... More

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