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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 31–56.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Peter E. Gordon The landmark 1950 study in social psychology The Authoritarian Personality represents a significant attempt to correlate right-wing political orientation with psychological or characterological dispositions. As a collaborator and coauthor of the study, Theodor W. Adorno brought to...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 97–117.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Steven Helmling Duke University Press 2005 ‘‘Immanent Critique’’ and ‘‘Dialectical Mimesis’’ in Adorno and Horkheimer’s Dialectic of Enlightenment Steven Helmling Given the ubiquity of the phrase...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Michael Clark Although they came from strikingly different backgrounds, both William V. Spanos and Theodor W. Adorno were radically transformed by the historical circumstances of World War II. Both recounted those experiences in memoirs that questioned the degeneration of rationality and the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 91–99.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Allen Dunn Both Martin Heidegger and Theodor Adorno lament the disenchantment of the world that results from the secularization process, but both are loath to call for a return to mythic culture. They seek a postsecular source of value independent of both premodern myth and enlightened reason. As...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 43–74.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Bill Dietz; Gavin Steingo In this essay, we present a reading of two dominant (often, though not always, opposed) modes of understanding music's value: first, a “negative posit” associated most closely with Theodor Adorno that valorizes negation and social uselessness and, second, an “affirmative...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer already argued, but pharmacologically (in Plato's sense). The pharmacological character of Contempt can be demonstrated through its manifold recapitulations of cinematic and literary history, including Alberto Moravia's novel, Homer's Odyssey , and quotations from...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 7–27.
Published: 01 August 2012
...; from Germany’s coming to terms with its Nazi past to contemporary memory studies; from world literature and globalization to the humanities education today; from his intellectual debt to Martin Heidegger and Michel Foucault to his first exposure to the work of Theodor Adorno, and his relationship with...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 119–145.
Published: 01 August 2011
... original, an approach that makes it difficult for us to take part in what Adorno once called “the dream of a world in which things would be different.” Shahid instead widens the circle of “friends” addressed in Faiz's Urdu and in the process renders creative interpretations of fidelity revolutionary in a...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 229–245.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Rachel Blau DuPlessis Duke University Press 2006 Draft 52: Midrash Rachel Blau DuPlessis Nach Auschwitz ein Gedicht zu schreiben ist barbarisch. —Theodor Adorno, ‘‘Kulturkritik und Gesellschaft in Prismen The more total...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 35–65.
Published: 01 February 2008
...” between Theodor Adorno and Edward Said, inaugurated with the posthumous publica- tion of Said’s On Late Style. . Theodor W. Adorno, Essays on Music (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002), 567. Hereafter, this work is cited parenthetically as EM. . David Blum, The Art of Quartet Playing...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 203–228.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Naomi Mandel Duke University Press 2001 Rethinking ‘‘After Auschwitz Against a Rhetoric of the Unspeakable in Holocaust Writing Naomi Mandel 1. Just What Part of ‘‘Auschwitz’’ Don’t We Understand? When Theodor Adorno...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 27–62.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., however, both amongst Benjamin’s friends and his editors. Gershom Scholem claims that the ideas expressed therein are clearly of a piece with those Benjamin was occupied with in the early 1920s and that the fragment clearly bears the stamp of those years. Adorno, how- ever, gives a much...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 195–196.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Simpson is Distinguished Professor and G. B. Needham Chair of English at UC Davis. This article is drawn from his in-progress­ manuscript whose working title is “States of Terror: History, Theory, Literature.” Samuel Weber, who studied with Paul de Man and Theodor Adorno, teaches critical theory...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 May 2005
... world of the mundane and the everyday.1 In this world, political intensities are either repressed through instrumental reason or transported into the realm of the commodity fad. Desire is therefore either repressed or commodified. Theodor Adorno once noted that it is just this form of politics that...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 May 2004
... put together by adding the separated halves, but in both there appear, however distantly, the changes of the whole, which only moves in contradiction. —Theodor Adorno 1 At its best, the Urdu lyric verse of Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1911–1984) can make available to the reader a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 August 2005
... brief and speculative scheme, a selective genealogy of anti- nomic argumentation: Bernard Mandeville, Smiths Barbara Herrnstein and Adam, Karl Marx, Theodor Adorno, Jean-François Lyotard. Such is the roll call I propose. Mandeville is hard to describe. He is one of the eighteenth century’s...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 219–248.
Published: 01 February 2016
... amplified in the writings of Theodor Adorno, for whom the Augenblick is linked to the experience of a breakthrough, at once emancipatory and destructive, for the work of music. It is also redolent in Walter Benjamin’s concept of the flashing, particularly in moments of historical crisis when a...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2004
... seemingly washed away. In the vernacular, these complex develop- ments in the world of thought and culture have long been collectively dubbed ‘‘postmodernism often in the form of an epithet. Said himself of course was deeply influenced by the European thinkers—Adorno, Foucault, Der- rida, and Auerbach...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 55–79.
Published: 01 May 2004
... artistic minds, from Walter Benjamin and Theodor Adorno to Heiner Müller and Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, have gone a long way, ultimately by negative ritualization, to isolate and disintegrate the phenomenon’s many insidious folds. That Stockhausen’s universe bears real affinity to this latter against- the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 85–108.
Published: 01 February 2008
...—animate, but wholly devoid of consciousness.14 The terror that comes from an identification of oneself with the zom- 12. Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno write, “The mere idea of the ‘outside’ is the real source of fear,” connecting this primal emotion to self-preservation and the econ...