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  • Corpusby Jean-Luc Nancy

    Fordham University Press 2008; US$ 20.00

    How have we thought 'the body'? How can we think it anew? This title incorporates the body of mortal creatures, the body politic, the body of letters and of laws, and the 'mystical body of Christ'. It offers us an encyclopedia and a polemical program - reviewing classical takes on the "corpus" from Plato, Aristotle, and Saint... more...

  • Minima Philologicaby Werner Hamacher; Catherine Diehl; Jason Groves

    Fordham University Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Minima Philologica brings together two essays by Werner Hamacher that are meant to revitalize philology as a practice beyond its restriction to the restoration of linguistic data and their meanings. In these two texts, "95 Theses on Philology" and "For-Philology," Hamacher propounds a notion of generalized philology that is equivalent... more...

  • Memory and Complicity: Migrations of Holocaust Remembranceby Debarati Sanyal

    Fordham University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    Since World War II, French and Francophone literature and film have repeatedly sought not to singularize the Holocaust as the paradigm of historical trauma but rather to connect its memory with other memories of violence, namely that of colonialism. These works produced what Debarati Sanyal calls a "memory-incomplicity" attuned to the gray... more...

  • Salvage Work: U.S. and Caribbean Literatures amid the Debris of Legal Personhoodby Angela Naimou

    Fordham University Press 2015; US$ 54.99

    Salvage Work examines contemporary literary responses to the law's construction of personhood in the Americas. Tracking the extraordinary afterlives of the legal slave personality from the nineteenth century into the twenty-first, Angela Naimou shows the legal slave to be a fractured but generative figure for contemporary legal personhood across... more...

  • Combat Reporterby John Romeiser; Rick Atkinson

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 31.99

    ?No one bore witness better than Don Whitehead . . . this volume, deftly combining his diary and a previously unpublished memoir, brings Whitehead and his reporting back to life, and 21st-century readers are the richer for it.??from the Foreword, by Rick AtkinsonWinner of two Pulitzer Prizes, Don Whitehead is one of the legendary reporters of World... more...

  • The Trial of the Catonsville Nineby Daniel Berrigan; Robin Andersen; James Marsh

    Fordham University Press 2004; US$ 19.99

    On May 17, 1968, at the height of the Vietnam War, nine men and women entered a Selective Service office outside Baltimore. They removed military draft records, took them outside, and set them afire with napalm.The Catholic activists involved in this protest against the War included Daniel and Philip Berrigan; all were found guilt of destroying government... more...

  • Meyer Berger's New Yorkby Meyer Berger; Pete Hamill

    Fordham University Press 2004; US$ 19.99

    Meyer ("Mike") Berger was one of the greatest journalists of this century. A reporter and columnist for The New York Times for thirty years, he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1950 for his account of the murder of thirteen people by a deranged war veteran in Camden, New Jersey.Berger is best known for his "About New York" column, which... more...

  • Ecospiritby Laurel Kearns; Catherine Keller

    Fordham University Press 2007; US$ 18.00

    We hope?even as we doubt?that the environmental crisis can be controlled. Public awareness of our species? self-destructiveness as material beings in a material world is growing?but so is the destructiveness. The practical interventions needed for saving and restoring the earth will require a collective shift of such magnitude as to take on a spiritual... more...

  • Philosophical Chroniclesby Jean-Luc Nancy; Franson Manjali

    Fordham University Press 2008; US$ 13.99

    In eleven brief, engaging talks originally broadcast on French public radio, Jean-Luc Nancy offers a philosopher?s rough and ready account of some of the pressing questions of our day and addresses chronic issues within philosophical inquiry. The fundamental question, which recurs again and again, is whether philosophy is conditioned by the world the... more...

  • Their Other Sideby Helen Barolini

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 17.99

    ?Our lives are Swiss,? Emily Dickinson wrote in 1859, ?So still?so cool.? But over the Alps, ?Italy stands the other side.? For Dickinson, as for many other writers and artists, Italy has been the land of light, a seductive source of invention, enchantment, and freedom. So it was for Helen Barolini, who, as a student in Rome after World War II, wrote... more...