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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

Indecorous ThinkingFigures of Speech in Early Modern Poetics

Indecorous Thinking: Figures of Speech in Early Modern Poetics

Colleen Ruth Rosenfeld

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277919
eISBN:
9780823280667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277919.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Indecorous Thinking is a study of artifice at its most conspicuous: it argues that early modern writers turned to figures of speech like simile, antithesis, and periphrasis as the instruments of a ... More

The Mark of TheoryInscriptive Figures, Poststructuralist Prehistories

The Mark of Theory: Inscriptive Figures, Poststructuralist Prehistories

Andrea Bachner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277476
eISBN:
9780823280469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277476.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

What imaginaries, tropes, and media have influenced the way we theorize now? The Mark of Theory argues that inscription constitutes one of the master metaphors of contemporary theory. The book ... More

Mocking Bird TechnologiesThe Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

Mocking Bird Technologies: The Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

Christopher GoGwilt (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278480
eISBN:
9780823280520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278480.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The volume offers an extended meditation on different senses of bird mimicry in literature: the way birds mimic humans, the way humans mimic birds, and the way mimicry of any kind involves ... More

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