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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... led Spanos most recently to reconsider the sublime and its symptomatic supplementation by the American political imperative and public ardor for “shock and awe.” This supplanting of the sublime with the spectacle of immense power has begun to extend beyond its initial orchestration (the George W. Bush...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 February 2001
... 2. I always took the name/trope Tinfish to 1. See Susan Schultz, ‘‘Hawaiai is a place be punning on, in a diasporic and trans- where two postmodernisms meet New national kind of way, the Pacific-local jour- American Writing 14 (1996): 141. nal named Bamboo Ridge, which, since boundary 2 28:1...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 73–124.
Published: 01 May 2016
...James I. Porter The contemporary understanding of Longinus and the sublime, which has been dominant for centuries (since Boileau), is crucially flawed. It is Longino-centric, it is riddled with assumptions about rhetoric, philosophy, and nature, and it forcibly enrolls the sublime in a well-worn...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 195–219.
Published: 01 February 2001
...John Eperjesi Duke University Press 2001 The American Asiatic Association and the Imperialist Imaginary of the American Pacific John Eperjesi Internationalism, in other words, has been one of the constitutive tra...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
...,” 206, 209. American Novel Dossier  /  Konstantinou  /  Pattern Recognition  69 gathering abilities, tied into the “central nervous system” of the Internet, which tells us (via feedback from Web sites like Epinions and discussion forums) which products to buy and why. Now...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 33–55.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., as an African American, was presumably reacting to an ongoing series of killings of other Afri- can Americans by armed policemen in various parts of the country (most recently in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and in Minnesota). The response to the shooting of the police in Dallas, in some quarters...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 11–24.
Published: 01 August 2009
...), uses homespun software both to collect and to collate any online clause that begins with the phrase “You are . . .” Bök  /  Two Dots Over a Vowel  13 neau, Jacques Roubaud, among others); second, the procedural artwork of American conceptualists (like...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 9–12.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Rob Wilson Tracking Un/American Poetics in Asia/Pacific Experimental Writing: Pamela Lu and Catalina Cariaga Rob Wilson As has been noted in small-press circles, Pamela Lu took the am- biguous ‘‘we’’ of autobiographical narration...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Rob Wilson Inherent Vice continues Thomas Pynchon's interrogation into California as American edge-site perpetually situated on the brink of catastrophe, metamorphosis, or redemption. In his latest novel, Pynchon labors in the time-honored generic trenches of American “hardboiled fiction” to...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 47–59.
Published: 01 February 2009
.... There were good reasons in many Latin American countries to suppose that armed struggle might be a viable, or in some cases even a necessary, strategy. For awhile, the international conjuncture of forces in fact favored armed struggle. Much has been made of the limitations of the cultural politics of...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Walt Whitman and his structural echoes of American first-person narratives such as Moby-Dick, The Great Gatsby, All the King's Men , and Invisible Man , Lee troubles the autoethnographic mode that he employs, in common with other important Asian American writings. Lee's work combines imaginative...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... Spanos: his experiences as an American POW during the Dresden firebombing, his introduction of Martin Heidegger’s destructive/projective hermeneutics into the American academy in the 1970s, and his translation of these personal and scholarly commitments into pedagogical theory and practice. After...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2012
... American identity and ours,” Samuels accuses Obama, especially in his memoir, of sublimating his own identity in order to achieve the very invisibility—defined as a romanticized, racially authentic sense of black identity—Ellison’s narrator sought to undermine. Unlike the claims by many at the time...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 105–134.
Published: 01 May 2015
... preoccupation with the twentieth century’s supreme comparand of state crime, National Socialism. Bolaño’s seeming promotion of Nazism to mythical status in fact serves the more urgent geopolitical project of mapping a continental American history with US political power firmly at its center. The essays reads...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 125–149.
Published: 01 August 2012
... archival accumulation and network assemblage, of the materiality of text becoming catastrophic. If the American eschatological imagination continues to project fantasies of annihilation, Wallace quite presciently warns us throughout Infinite Jest that even without the “presence” of the nuclear bomb, or...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 241–256.
Published: 01 May 2017
... “Invisible Man” to “Three Days before the Shooting” ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2010 ). © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Ralph Ellison digital age American literature security state politics References Baker Jeff . 2010 . “Q&A with John Callahan, an...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 237–238.
Published: 01 February 2001
.../postcolonial literatures at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is author of Reimagining the American Pacific (2000) and American Sublime (1991), and coeditor of various collections of cultural criticism, in- cluding Inside Out (1999) and Asia/Pacific as Space of Cultural Production (1995). ...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 225–226.
Published: 01 August 2001
... American Sublime (1991), and coeditor of various collections of cultural criticism, in- cluding Inside Out (1999) and Asia/Pacific as Space of Cultural Production (1995). 2001 ...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... Contributors 265 Rob Wilson is professor of transnational/postcolonial literatures at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is author of Reimagining the American Pacific (2000) and American Sublime (1991), and coeditor of various collections of cultural criticism, in- cluding Inside Out (1999) and...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Power, and the Transformation of American Television. Console-ing Passions. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2000. GoGwilt, Christopher. The Fiction of Geopolitics: Afterimages of Culture, from Wilkie Collins to Alfred Hitchcock. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2000. Grouev, Ivaylo...