The Passenger: Medieval Texts and Transits

Published: 12/08/2017

Read an Excerpt from The Passenger Here! What strange transactions take place in the mobile spaces between loci? How does the flow of forces between fixed points enliven texts, suggest new connections, and map out the dizzying motion of myriad interactions? The essays in this volume were first presented at the 2014 New Chaucer Society[…]

Vampires & A Reasonable Dictionary

Published: 08/30/2014

Repetitions / Vampires & A Reasonable Dictionary [2 vols.] by Scott Abbott and Žarko Radaković (translation of portions of Repetitions by Ivana Djordjević; translation of Vampires by Alice Copple-Tošić) See Vol. 1: Repetitions HERE. As a follow-up to their first collaboration Repetitions (published in Belgrade in 1994, and in English by punctum in 2013), in 2008[…]

Itinerant Philosophy: On Alphonso Lingis

Published: 08/04/2014

Alphonso Lingis is the author of fourteen books and many essays. He is emeritus professor of philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. While many know him only as an eccentric ex-professor or as the translator of Emmanuel Levinas, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and Pierre Klossowski, he is arguably the most distinctive voice in American continental philosophy. This is[…]

thN Lng folk 2go: Investigating Future Premoderns™

Published: 10/13/2013

Neomedievalisms are cultural practices that breathe a bouquet of premoderns as permanent rehearsals of coming events. Where medievalists may be prone to police the post-medieval weald for inauthentic medievalisms, neomedievalists embrace the articulation and mobilisation of metahistorical anachronisms. To the medievalist, medievalisms provide powerful indexes that reveal how post-medieval societies have variously imagined ‘little middle ages’ to[…]

Repetitions

Published: 07/18/2013

Repetitions / Vampires & A Reasonable Dictionary [2 vols.] by Scott Abbott and Žarko Radaković (translation of portions of Repetitions by Ivana Djordjević; translation of Vampires by Alice Copple-Tošić) See Vol. 2: Vampires & A Reasonable Dictionary HERE. In 1994, after following a character in Peter Handke’s novel Repetition into what is now Slovenia and after[…]