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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 799–829.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Danielle Haque This essay argues that contemporary discourses around postsecularism in literature do not adequately express the concerns of Muslim American writers who are reimaging how they can practice their religion within the specificity of the US secular context. It examines the ways Mohja...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 645–654.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Faiths: Postsecular Fiction in the Age of Pynchon and Morrison . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . McGarry Molly . 2008 . “ ‘The Quick, the Dead, and the Yet Unborn’: Untimely Sexualities and Secular Hauntings .” In Secularisms , edited by Jakobsen Janet R. Pellegrini Ann . Durham...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 June 2010
... warriors, most notably the Muslim martyrs ready to die for their faith. Viewing such militancy as not just appropriate but necessary within a constitutional arrangement whose founding violence is suppressed, he anticipated a key strain of contemporary postsecular scholarship (led by Talal Asad) that sees...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 767–797.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Avery Slater Reading Muriel Rukeyser’s 1938 long poem The Book of the Dead alongside Walter Benjamin’s theories of messianism and “profane illumination,” this essay explores how their work reconceives 1930s Marxist secular politics of redemption along postsecular lines. As a crisis in interwar...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 713–736.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Dana Luciano This essay takes up the recent embrace of geology by contemporary postsecular critics in relation to a history of nonsecular uses of geology as a resource for what Michael Taussig terms the “unthought zones of materiality.” It looks closely at one such manifestation: the nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 413–441.
Published: 01 June 2011
... science-religion, religion-humanities, and humanities-science divides. Specifically, Powers reveals the extent to which genes are gaining sacrosanct status in U.S. culture, and in response offers a postsecular, metanarratival science fiction that contextualizes some of the more inflated rhetoric...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 March 2013
... © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Announcements Call for Papers: After the Postsecular Rising on the flood of recent work on secularization, secularity, and secular- ism is a term often invested with particular promise—the postsecular. In its finest articulations, the term does...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 235–236.
Published: 01 March 2011
...- able mention was awarded to Michael Ziser, University of California, Davis, for “Emersonian Terrorism: John Brown, Islam, and Postsecular Violence” ( June 2010, 333–60). Members of the judging committee were Kirsten Silva Gruesz, University of California, Santa Cruz (Chair); Colleen...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 425–427.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Pennsylvania Press . 2016 . 232 pp. Cloth , $49.95 ; e-book, $49.95 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Postsecular studies have come into their own, and important new studies continue to reevaluate the relationship between the religious and the secular. In medieval society, the...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 863–865.
Published: 01 December 2016
... thesis, thus providing ample opportunity for thinking about the emergence of the mode and theory we are now identifying as the postsecular . In other words, these books, coming at somewhat different subjects from similar directions, help to ground and enlarge what has lately been called the religious...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., Stephanie. Review: Lake, Prophets of the Posthuman: American Fiction, Biotechnology, and the Ethics of Personhood, 850–52. Review: Taylor, Universes without Us: Posthuman Cosmologies in Amer- ican Literature, 850–52. Coviello, Peter, and Jared Hickman. “Introduction: After the Postsecular...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 230–234.
Published: 01 March 2019
... available. The field of Puritan studies has transformed over the past twenty-five years, covering a greater array of methodologies, geographies, and languages. The goal of this volume is to record this transformation, showing what scholars are thinking alongside the postnational, postsecular, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 697–726.
Published: 01 December 2017
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 187–195.
Published: 01 March 2018
... democracy and the sacred person into two distinct realms, or “two cities.” Aside from its main focus on antebellum US thought, this book also addresses present-day concerns, in particular the postsecular critique of Western political theory. The National Joker: Abraham Lincoln and the Politics of...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 675–692.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., in the “turn to religion” and the development of postsecular scholarship—which has affected all these works—new studies of Puritanism have attempted to demonstrate how the “religious” and the “secular” shaped one another in New England, including how the Puritans embedded a sense of “secularity” at...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 203–231.
Published: 01 June 2008
... religious tolerance and the separation of church and state, I want to investigate the nature and limits of the version of secularism proposed by both goals. Joining here with other intellec- tuals who name this endeavor postsecularism or critical secularism, I am aware that this project may seem...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2012
... suggested that it might be time to engage the “religious unconscious” that academia has worked hard to ignore. But most respondents resisted embracing the postsecular, explain- ing that to make room for religion would mean compromising a commitment to historically grounded, culturally nuanced...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2012
... suggested that it might be time to engage the “religious unconscious” that academia has worked hard to ignore. But most respondents resisted embracing the postsecular, explain- ing that to make room for religion would mean compromising a commitment to historically grounded, culturally nuanced...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2012
... academia has worked hard to ignore. But most respondents resisted embracing the postsecular, explain- ing that to make room for religion would mean compromising a commitment to historically grounded, culturally nuanced critical inquiry. In the last few years, there has been a virtual explosion in...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2012
... suggested that it might be time to engage the “religious unconscious” that academia has worked hard to ignore. But most respondents resisted embracing the postsecular, explain- ing that to make room for religion would mean compromising a commitment to historically grounded, culturally nuanced...