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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Brooke Holmes Bonnie Honig’s recently published book, Antigone, Interrupted , is a significant new contribution to ongoing debates in philosophy, political theory, and literary studies about the reception of Sophocles’s Antigone . This review analyzes the strengths of Honig’s readings, the theory...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 155–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
...- many, global capital, and the new New (economic) Imperialism convincing per se, and is it convincing as the current denouement of the birth of politics from the spirit of the secular? The questions call for an appearance of Antigone, and she does not disappoint. She appears briefly...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 75–100.
Published: 01 August 2004
... ‘‘kāmau’’ before she hears ‘‘carry on This attention to contiguity is also what ‘‘others’’ the English in these works. English is no longer assumed to be neutral or justifiably global. 4 Because I teach Kāmau A e in a poetry and drama survey that begins with Antigone, I cannot resist...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 February 2015
...). Is Antigone’s living death in her cave, where she is forced to con- sume forvē (food) and deprived of trofē (nourishment),49 a modern event or, as Agamben admits himself at another point in Homo Sacer, an “arch-­ ancient thing” (BS, 439)? Agamben calls biopolitics the “founding moment of modernity...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 187–219.
Published: 01 November 2015
... European Jews assisted by European Christian imperialism, while modern Palestine is neither grievable nor recoverable. If Antigone insisted on defy- ing Creon by publicly mourning her brother and by burying him, though he was deemed unburiable by Creon’s law, the Palestinians have refused to bury...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 245–248.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Contributors 247 Bonnie Honig is Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Modern Culture and Media (MCM) and Political Science at Brown University and is affiliated research professor at the American Bar Foundation, Chicago. Her books include Antigone, Interrupted (2013), Emergency Politics: Paradox, Law...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 105–120.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in humiliation. Hence rain like worms, et cetera. If not too much makes sense in this poem, it’s because the speaker is too psycho- logically distressed to make any sense. She can only throw bits and pieces of rage and regret at us, as if we’re the problem. This is akin to Antigone berating the Chorus...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 75–90.
Published: 01 May 2006
... is this: The theme of the impossible subject is much akin to Lacan’s conception of Antigone’s drive not to cede ground with respect to her desire, and such a theme in both writer and theorist manifests itself first of all and essentially on the purely formal textual and structural levels as generic signatures...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 February 2020
...- against- whom- or- what- in- the - name- of- what/. Han, Byung- Chul. 2017. Shanzhai: Deconstruction in Chinese. Translated by Philippa Hurd. Boston: MIT Press. Honig, Bonnie. 2013. Antigone, Interrupted. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2014. Three Models of Emergency Politics. boundary 2 41...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 87–108.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of literature), Rabaté analyzes helpfully, in chapters 4 through 10, respectively, Lacan’s use of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘‘Purloined Letter Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the Antigone of Sophocles, Sade’s texts, Marguerite Duras’s Le Ravisse- ment de Lol V. Stein, the tragedies and comedies of love from Plato to Paul...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 45–70.
Published: 01 May 2014
... theorists have documented the variety of emergency politics, which encompasses public health emergency, terror attacks, and natural disasters, each one calling 1. I discuss the film and its context in detail in Antigone, Interrupted (Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, 2013), pt. 1, chap. 3...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 81–111.
Published: 01 May 2004
... in the Analytic of the Sublime when the subject feels ‘‘displeasure 25. Jacques Lacan, ‘‘The Splendor of Antigone in The Ethics of Psychoanalysis 1959– 1960: Seminar Book VII, trans. Dennis Porter (New York: Routledge, 1992), 262–63. 96 boundary 2 / Summer 2004 from the inadequacy of the imagination 26 I...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 25–56.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., Antigone, Othello, and King Lear and recast them as striking anticipations of his most elusive theoretical scenarios. Freud also contributed dramatis personae, attitudes, and speech acts—ego-ideal,­ narcissism, defensive reaction, repression transference—to the dramatist’s craft. Examples abound...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 63–99.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., or a place- holder for the juridical incorporation of an alterity forever l avenir, as Judith Butler has it in her writing on Antigone. (This essay assembles rather a bri- colage, or bestiary,2 of theorists each seemingly impelled on diverse tra- jectories toward xenoflesh, and yet each ultimately unable...