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Mourning Triumphant: Hugo's Terrible Year(s)

Peter Starr

in Commemorating Trauma: The Paris Commune and Its Cultural Aftermath

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823226030
eISBN:
9780823240920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823226030.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter begins by examining the place of melancholy and melancholic historicity in Hugo's texts on or around the Terrible Year. It moves on to an examination of why confusion for Hugo is not ... More


A Practice of Understanding

Kimerer L. LaMothe

in Between Dancing and Writing: The Practice of Religious Studies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224036
eISBN:
9780823236916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224036.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks deeply into van der Leeuw's phenomenology of religion in order to examine what he means by “phenomenon” and what he recommends to a phenomenologist ... More


Paul Ricœur: On Narrative Imagination

Richard Kearney

in Debates in Continental Philosophy: Conversations with Contemporary Thinkers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223176
eISBN:
9780823235155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223176.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

If sorrow is neither absent nor resolved in one's journey through personal narratives, it goes no differently in national narratives: those ... More


Intensity: Passionate Becomings of the Divine Complex

Elaine Padilla

in Divine Enjoyment: A Theology of Passion and Exuberance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263561
eISBN:
9780823266296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263561.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter unfolds a “reality-in-process,” progressively evolving from the notion of heterogeneity from the previous chapter, into the divine movements of multipassage and transmutation, and ... More


Milton’s Twilight Zone: Analogy, Light, and Darkness in

Judith H. Anderson

in Light and Death: Figuration in Spenser, Kepler, Donne, Milton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823272778
eISBN:
9780823272822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272778.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter begins with the setting of hell and the viewpoint of its demons, which are fundamental to what follows and not merely a conventional beginning in medias res. These opening books provide ... More


Beyond Sublimation

Corey McEleney

in Futile Pleasures: Early Modern Literature and the Limits of Utility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823272655
eISBN:
9780823272709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272655.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The final chapter begins by reconsidering the grand ends that Milton sets for his poetry: to “justify the ways of God to men.” Criticism has routinely portrayed a Milton who, because of his sublime ... More


Order and Disorder in Nietzsche’s Thought

Jean Wahl

Alan D. Schrift and Ian Alexander Moore (eds)

in Transcendence and the Concrete: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273010
eISBN:
9780823273065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273010.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

In July 1964, a major five-day conference on Friedrich Nietzsche took place at the Royaumont Abbey just north of Paris. Organized by Gilles Deleuze, with input from Jean Wahl, Deleuze invited ... More


The Psychophysical Energy of the Way in Daoist Thought

Hyo-Dong Lee

in Spirit, Qi, and the Multitude: A Comparative Theology for the Democracy of Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255016
eISBN:
9780823261192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255016.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter traces the development of the idea of qi in Daoist thought. As a metaphor referring to the constantly changing creative processes of the universe that constitute whatever exists, both ... More


Philosophy to Its Limit

Emmanuel Falque

in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, the Body, and the Eucharist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823270408
eISBN:
9780823270446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270408.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that in doing “philosophy to its limit” there will always be the residue of the body as there will be a Chaos and Tohu-Bohu. So, we can head toward the limit of the phenomenon as ... More


The Animal That Therefore I am

Emmanuel Falque

in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, the Body, and the Eucharist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823270408
eISBN:
9780823270446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270408.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that what counts in philosophy as in theology is the question of essence, and not simply the physiological species, as in biology. That humans are of the animal species tells us ... More


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