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Planetary Subjects after the Death of Geography

JENNA TIITSMAN

in Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Spivak offers two imaginaries of the earth: globalization—the disembodied everywhere of information networks in which everything is accessible, simultaneous, and subsumed ... More


Pax Terra and other Utopias? Planetarity, Cosmopolitanism, and the Kingdom of God

DHAWN B. MARTIN

in Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter, informed by Spivak's planetarity and Mignolo's “critical cosmopolitanism,” constructs a theology of the transterratorial that seeks not an originary paradise ... More


The Love We Cannot Not Want: A Response to Kwok Pui-lan

LAUREL C. SCHNEIDER

in Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter comments on Kwok Pui-lan's discussion in Chapter 3. Kwok Pui-lan very helpfully opened the door for dialogue between theologians such as those represented in ... More


The Pterodactyl in the Margins: Detranscendentalizing Postcolonial Theology

SUSAN ABRAHAM

in Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter advances the elaboration of the theological implications of Spivak's detranscendentalizing moves. It draws connections between a reconfiguration of the ... More


Extempore Response to Susan Abraham, Tat-siong Benny Liew, and Mayra Rivera

GAYATRI CHAKRAVORTY SPIVAK

in Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents Spivak's response to the discussions by Susan Abraham, Tat-siong Benny Liew, and Mayra Rivera in the preceding chapters.


The Geological Unconscious: German Literature and the Mineral Imaginary

Jason Groves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288106
eISBN:
9780823290475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288106.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Already in the nineteenth century, German-language writers were contending with the challenge of imagining and accounting for a planet whose volatility bore little resemblance to the images of the ... More


Living with Tiny Aliens: The Image of God for the Anthropocene

Adam Pryor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288311
eISBN:
9780823290369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288311.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Astrobiology forces us to realize how deeply tethered we are to this pale blue dot in the universe while also opening us to the exciting possibilities of existing in a fecund cosmos. Addressing both ... More


Conclusion: American Literature’s Terra Incognita

Paul Giles

in Antipodean America: Australasia and the Constitution of U. S. Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199301560
eISBN:
9780199369218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301560.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

The book concludes by considering why Australasia has been such a neglected field in discussions of American literature. It tracks the history of this field back to one of the first American ... More


Sakyo Komatsu’s Planetary Imagination: Reading Virus and The Day of Resurrection

Tatsumi Takayuki

in Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores major works of Sakyo Komatsu, one of the Founding Fathers of contemporary Japanese science fiction, with special emphasis on his 1964 novel The Day of Resurrection, along with ... More


Planetarity

Susan Stanford Friedman

in Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170901
eISBN:
9780231539470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170901.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter calls for a planetary approach to modernist studies through the millennia; adapting cubist multi-perspectivism and Wallace Stevens’s “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,” the chapter ... More


A Debate with Myself

Susan Stanford Friedman

in Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170901
eISBN:
9780231539470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170901.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Written in the stylized form of a debate (on the one hand; on the other hand), this conclusion both summarizes the book’s general arguments and serves as a stand-alone chapter outlining the case ... More


The Unfinished World

Jacques Khalip

in Last Things: Disastrous Form from Kant to Hujar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279548
eISBN:
9780823281572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279548.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first chapter turns to Roland Barthes’s passing meditation on Caspar David Friedrich’s painting The Sea of Ice as a starting point for describing Wordsworth’s thoughts on an unfinished world. ... More


Introduction

Jason Groves

in The Geological Unconscious: German Literature and the Mineral Imaginary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288106
eISBN:
9780823290475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288106.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction of The Geological Unconcious briefly lays out the methodology, theories, arguments, and central questions of the book. After charting a widespread inclination toward stone and a ... More


Many Stranded Stones: Stifter’s Spectral Landscapes

Jason Groves

in The Geological Unconscious: German Literature and the Mineral Imaginary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288106
eISBN:
9780823290475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288106.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The third chapter examines how stones serve as witnesses to historical trauma in Adalbert Stifter’s realist novellas collected in Many-colored Stones, how attempts to downplay those histories and ... More


The Anthropocene as Planetarity in Deep Time

Adam Pryor

in Living with Tiny Aliens: The Image of God for the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288311
eISBN:
9780823290369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288311.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In light of contemporary accounts of the Anthropocene, this chapter re-figures the relationship between human being and nature, such that nature is not the dialectical antithesis to human being and ... More


Coda: On the Horizon

Paul Haacke

in The Vertical Imagination and the Crisis of Transatlantic Modernism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198851448
eISBN:
9780191886034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851448.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Coda considers how the book’s historical critique of modernist verticality can help us develop more nuanced ways of rethinking more current discourses of the horizontal imagination, including ... More


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