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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 73–101.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Donald E. Pease Duke University Press 2006 9/11: When Was ‘‘American Studies After the New Americanists Donald E. Pease Following the ruptural events that took place on September 11, 2001, the Bush administration invoked 9/11 as...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2019) 46 (3): 89–115.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Chih-ming Wang In honor of the late Masao Miyoshi, whose work has opened a transpacific dimension in Asian American studies, this essay first explores the notion of asymmetry, which is seminal to his critical vision, to build an analytical framework for understanding and evaluating the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 47–80.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Mark Rifkin Duke University Press 2005 Representing the Cherokee Nation: Subaltern Studies and Native American Sovereignty Mark Rifkin In ‘‘American Indian Intellectualism and the New Indian Story Eliza...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
... teacherly life. We would like to thank Paul A. Bové, Guy Risko, Adam Spanos, Bill Spanos, Susan Strehle, and the members of the Transnational American Studies reading group at Binghamton University for their invaluable guidance and feedback on this essay at various stages of its completion...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
... in European or American studies. However, the recognition of the need for reform is, of course, not the same as having a plan for that reform! One thing that seems to char- acterize the fledgling field of CPT is the tendency to stop at criticism of the status quo and not to take the next...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 87–108.
Published: 01 May 2002
... representatives of ‘‘native’’ cultures around the world don’t want to participate in this culture, only that, due to what is perhaps the undue influ- ence in the American academy of critics representative of the same position, most of us know only stereotypes about the opposition to worldly or secular culture...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
...; and a voluntary association with Western European and even American broadcasters. The latter resulted in a surprising level of import flows, whose influence has just begun to be acknowledged. This is another rife area for postcolonial-postsocialist­ studies.26 Beyond import 25. See the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 3–22.
Published: 01 May 2005
... the material on Kant presented in this essay, which has consequently been significantly reworked. 1. For a spirited struggle with this latter issue, see Alberto Moreiras, The Exhaustion of Dif- ference: The Politics of Latin American Cultural Studies (Durham, N.C.: Duke University boundary 2 32:2...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 165–201.
Published: 01 February 2011
... entirely irrelevant. The City in Late Imperial China (1977), edited by G. William Skinner, paved the way for the shift of focus toward regional history in Chinese studies in American academia. It proved to be greatly influential in the for- mation of the trend of regionalism.4...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 221–242.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Racheal Fest In this interview, conducted on September 15, 2016, literary critic Donald E. Pease assesses the legacy of the New Americanist program he helped set in motion in the early 1990s. He also reflects upon current trends in the field of American literary studies, considers the questions and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 107–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
... socialist and Black radical movement. This essay presents an immanent critique of Richard Poirier's categories as it applies to recent scholarship on Baraka's poetics, including Andrew Epstein's book-length study Beautiful Enemies: Friendship and Postwar American Poetry . It attempts to theorize a critical...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2001) 28 (1): 195–219.
Published: 01 February 2001
..., which de-link the study of American culture(s) from the reproduction of various systems of domination and exclusion. Global- localism, de-centered cosmopolitanism, globalized space, and the trans- national are an emergent set of geopolitical signifiers through which New Americanists have begun to...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Bercovitch's new Cambridge History of American Literature . Tanner reflects on the original Cambridge History of American Literature and T. S. Eliot's 1919 review of it, moves on to consider the reshaping of value within American cultural self-assessment associated with Van Wyck Brooks, Vernon L. Parrington...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Lee Konstantinou This essay investigates the common charge that contemporary US fiction and the literature of 9/11 have failed to meaningfully engage with the world. While it is true that American fiction has become increasingly insular and that the New York City-based publishing industry...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2000) 27 (3): 135–152.
Published: 01 August 2000
... published when Du Bois was engaged in a comprehensive long-range study of African Americans at Atlanta Uni- versity. In many respects, his proposal for a scientific study of race contacts in Souls is in keeping with this larger project. Du Bois’s historical writings and his work in social science...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Rethinking Class: Literary Studies and Social Formations (with Michael Gilmore, 1994). Through the 2000s, she worked to expand the scope of American literature in Through Other Con- tinents, the coedited collection Shades of the Planet: American Literature as World Literature (with Lawrence Buell...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2007
... international perspective in the institution of American studies, but with regard to Twain’s language, her book ignores both the contribution of Africa to the African American and of England to American English. This essay grows from my long unease with vernacularism, at first...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2002) 29 (1): 97–123.
Published: 01 February 2002
... audiences at the Mid-America American Studies Association conference in April 2000 and the Musicology group of the Department of Music at the Ohio State University for their helpful readings and comments on this essay. boundary 2 29:1, 2002. Copyright © 2002 by Duke University Press. 98 boundary 2...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 February 2007
... do so. Unlike his predecessors in imperial ideology, Francis Fukuyama and Richard Haass, Huntington draws on canonical American studies to call . Samuel P. Huntington, Who Are We? The Challenges to America’s National Identity (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2004). Hereafter, this work is...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 3–20.
Published: 01 August 2006
... stronger testimony to ordinary Americans of our disdain for what to them is central to our democracy is our contempt for religion. There is something weird about academics devoting their lives to the study of imaginative texts and ‘‘cultural studies’’ dismissing the religious dimension of human life...