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  1. Middling Romanticism
    Engaging with key texts of the romantic period, the book examines the “middling” work performed by writers such as Lessing, Kleist, P. B. Shelley, and Hölderlin. It outlines a wide-reaching and ambitious project to re-imagine... Learn More
    Published: 2nd June 2020
    Hardback | £45.00
  2. Old Schools
    Old Schools marks out a modernist countertradition: a series of engagements with classical education after the rise of progressive pedagogical theories. The book shows how figures in various cultural vanguards, from Victorian... Learn More
    Published: 7th January 2020
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  3. Anarchaeologies
    How do we read after the so-called death of literature? Graff Zivin elaborates anarchaeological reading: reading for the blind spots, errors, points of opacity or untranslatability. Through interdiscursive exposure between continental... Learn More
    Published: 7th January 2020
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  4. Lives of the Dead Poets
    Lives of the Dead Poets explores the biographical interest that has marked the posthumous reception of John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. It argues that this fascination with the poetic life—a special... Learn More
    Published: 2nd April 2019
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £23.99
    PDF | £28.00
  5. Portrait

    Portrait

    Written by Jean-Luc Nancy, Translated by Sarah Clift and Simon Sparks, Introduced by Jeffrey S. Librett

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    Fordham University Press

    This book examines the practice of portraits as a way in to grasping the paradoxes of subjectivity. To Nancy, the portrait is suspended between likeness and strangeness, identity and distance, representation and presentation,... Learn More
    Published: 12th June 2018
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £19.99
    EPUB | £23.00
  6. On the Nature of Marx's Things
    On the Nature of Marx’s Things traces to Marx’s earliest writings a Lucretian practice that Lezra calls necrophilological translation.... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2018
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £21.99
    EPUB | £26.00
  7. Last Things
    With the “arrival” of the so-called era of the Anthropocene, certain contemporary theoretical approaches have led us to think that we are only now properly beginning to speculate on an inhuman world that is not for us, as... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2018
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £19.99
    EPUB | £23.00
  8. Atopias

    Atopias

    Manifesto for a Radical Existentialism

    Written by Frédéric Neyrat, Translated by Walt Hunter and Lindsay Turner, Foreword by Steven Shaviro

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    Fordham University Press

    This book offers a manifesto for a radical existentialism aiming to regenerate the place of the outside that contemporary theory underestimates. Neyrat calls this outside “atopia”: not utopia, a dreamt place out of the world... Learn More
    Published: 3rd October 2017
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £19.99
    EPUB | £23.00
    PDF | £23.00
  9. Kant on the Frontier
    This book examines the figure of the frontier (both bilateral border and open edge of civilization) both literally in Kant’s political writings, and figuratively in Critiques, developing via a reading of teleological judgment... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2017
    Hardback | £103.00
    Paperback | £27.99
    EPUB | £32.00
    PDF | £32.00
  10. Corporate Romanticism
    Corporate Romanticism reads a series of important Romantic novels alongside a wide-ranging set of debates in nineteenth-century law, politics, and aesthetics in order to show liberalism, the law, and the novel all wrestled with... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2016
    Hardback | £95.00
    Paperback | £23.99
    PDF | £28.00
    EPUB | £28.00
  11. Prophecies of Language
    Mendicino retraces the ways in which the task of translation is tied in Romantic writing to prophecy, not in the sense of telling future events, but in the sense of speaking in the place of another, such that language takes place... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2016
    Hardback | £95.00
    Paperback | £24.99
    PDF | £30.00
    EPUB | £30.00
  12. Writing of the Formless
    This book proposes the “formless” as a way of thinking through the impasses of contemporary politics. The writing of the formless, as it can be traced in the work of Lezama Lima and the Cuban Revolution, is the point of departure... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2016
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £19.99
    PDF | £23.00
    EPUB | £23.00
  13. Constellations of a Contemporary Romanticism

    Constellations of a Contemporary Romanticism

    Edited by Jacques Khalip and Forest Pyle

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    Fordham University Press

    This collection takes its point of departure from Walter Benjamin’s concept of the historical constellation, a concept which puts “contemporary” as well as “Romanticism” in play as period designations and critical paradigms.... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2016
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £27.99
    PDF | £32.00
    EPUB | £32.00
  14. Modernity's Mist
    Modernity’s Mist explores an understudied aspect of Romanticism: its future-oriented poetics. In the work of John Keats, Jane Austen, Lord Byron, and William Hazlitt, Modernity’s Mist describes a poetics of future anteriority... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2015
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £21.99
    EPUB | £26.00
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  15. Theory at Yale
    This book examines the affinity between the notions of “theory” and “deconstruction” that developed in the American academy in the 1970s by way of a semi-fictional collective, the “Yale Critics”: Harold Bloom, Paul... Learn More
    Published: 2nd November 2015
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £23.99
    PDF | £27.00
    EPUB | £27.00
  16. Ending and Unending Agony

    Ending and Unending Agony

    On Maurice Blanchot

    Written by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, Translated by Hannes Opelz

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    Fordham University Press

    Translation of a posthumous work by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe on Maurice Blanchot. Discusses such topics as literature, myth, the experience of death, autobiography, metaphysics, psychoanalysis, and deconstruction, as well as the... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2015
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £22.99
    EPUB | £27.00
    PDF | £27.00
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