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Mary Di Michele's Elegies

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this chapter the author traces the elegiac strain in di Michele's poetry, from its focus on personal loss to its more recent focus on broader political issues. The focus of di Michele's narrative ... More


Human Rights and States of Emergency: Humanitarians and Governmentality

J. Paul Narkunas

in Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280308
eISBN:
9780823281534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280308.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter diagnoses how humanitarian non-governmental organizations are filling a vacuum created ironically by governments outsourcing their governing functions that marks a transformation of the ... More


Extreme Cary

David Glimp

in This Distracted Globe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270286
eISBN:
9780823270323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270286.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

“Extreme Cary” takes up Jonathan Goldberg’s provocative suggestion at the end of Desiring Women Writing that Elizabeth Cary’s Tragedy of Mariam is informed by a Marlovian “dramatic sensibility.” The ... More


Toward a Political Theology of the Earth

Catherine Keller

in Intercarnations: Exercises in Theological Possibility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276455
eISBN:
9780823277094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276455.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter considers incongruent temporalities in the form of a political theology of the earth. Political theology can rarely be mistaken for ecotheology. At least in its guise as political ... More


Coda: Enemies

Christopher F. Loar

in Political Magic: British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256914
eISBN:
9780823261437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256914.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This brief chapter outlines some of implications of this period’s thinking about emergency powers, friendship and enmity, treason, and savagery. Examining the politics of friendship and enmity using ... More


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