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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 179–194.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Gil Hochberg; Shir Alon Santiago Slabodsky's Decolonial Judaism: Triumphal Failures of Barbaric Thinking returns to a history of Jewish persecution, but unlike other attempts to trace the tradition of the Jewish “conscious pariah,” it does not aim to identify an “essence” of Judaism (say, “exilic...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 231–233.
Published: 01 February 2011
... University Press, 2010. Mack, Edward. Manufacturing Modern Japanese Literature: Publishing, Prizes, and the Ascription of Literary Value. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2010. Miron, Dan. From Continuity to Contiguity: Toward a New Jewish Literary Thinking. Stanford Studies in Jewish History...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 85–101.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and true documents par excellence [wahre Dokumente par excellence] (Sebald 2011: 168), seem to authenticate both themselves and the fact that the referents of this illustrated text actually existed (Barthes 1981: 77). In lieu of sublimating German Jewish history in the fictional form of a Roman...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 207–216.
Published: 01 August 2001
... it is primarily articulated, proved very useful to black thinkers as they struggled to comprehend the dynamics of identity and belonging constituted between the poles of geography and genealogy. For them, Jewish history in general and the idea of diaspora in particular were a useful means to regulate...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 February 2020
... particular history. The artists dedication to absence as a trope is conspicuous in the context of what has been termed Poland s Jewish revival (Smith 2007). Throughout Eastern Europe, but particularly in Poland, one frequently encounters a fascination with things Jewish, to use Ruth Ellen Gruber s Alon...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 119–156.
Published: 01 November 2019
... . “ Who Killed Alberto Nisman? ” May 28, 2015. https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-32887939 . Bell Lawrence D. 2003 . “ Bitter Conquest: Zionist against Progressive Jews and the Making of Post-War Jewish Politics in Argentina .” Jewish History 17 , no. 3 : 285 – 308 . Bercovich...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2004
... a character and a history of its ownGivingrise to world civilizations, fracturing into stubborn local subcultures and multi- layered identitiestheLevant] is not exclusively eastern or western, Christian, Jewish, or MoslemItislikeaprismwhose various facets are joined by a sharp edge of differencesreflecting...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 203–228.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., 1990), xxi. Mandel / Rethinking ‘‘After Auschwitz’’ 209 to Nazi Germany’s ‘‘Jewish Problem’’ in Europe during the 1930s and 1940s) as well as positing it as a cumulative moment in a Jewish history of per- secution, perhaps signifying the end of that history...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 57–75.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of a “complex” involving suicide rather than surrender and rooted in a relevant precedent of Jewish history, the example of Samson, whose suicide brought about the destruc- tion of his enemies, would be more appropriate than Masada, where in committing suicide the Zealots killed...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 May 2004
... out that Jesus was, after all, a Jew, Heine now turns into a critical point of contention. If Jesus was the man he was said to be, a fair look at the history of religion would have to admit that it was, after all, the Jewish contribution that provided Christianity with its religious sub- stance...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 184–214.
Published: 01 November 2021
... radical and secular Jewish praxis as poethics, in Joan Retallack's sense, which he describes in detailed summation and illumination at the close of the essay: 31 “Through nonsensuous similarity,” he writes, poetic politics, cleaving, a blending of poetry and history with all other language, dynamic...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 187–219.
Published: 01 November 2015
...- tine as final have been highly commended by the colonial and imperial powers and by the Jewish settler-colony­ itself, though none of them has dared yet write an obituary. For most Palestinians, however, one of the most difficult things to grasp in the modern history of Palestine...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 153–160.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Michael Fishbein Sidney H. Griffith’s recent book, The Bible in Arabic: The Scriptures of the “People of the Book” in the Language of Islam , discusses how the Bible was translated into Arabic, the language of Islam, but increasingly the vernacular of Jewish and Christian communities in the Middle...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 279–297.
Published: 01 November 2021
....” Furthermore, it doesn't appear that there ever was a Jewish poet during Roman times (Juvenal, the satirist, is noted by scholars to have recorded Jewish life in Rome but wasn't a Jew himself). However, Caudio is more than a fiction in that he's been inserted into history; his Latin fragments, however...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 109–119.
Published: 01 August 2007
... this. The generally peaceful history these two peoples had estab- . Codified in Israeli law since 1950, “right of return” is extended to Jews, or persons able to prove their Jewishness, but withheld from Palestinians who fled or were made to evacuate their homes since 1948. 116  boundary 2 / Fall 2007...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2004
... vocation of critique, with the history of the so-called Jewish Question. As I have argued elsewhere, in Said’s criti- cal practice, the attitudes and proclivities adumbrated as secular criticism are animated by a concern with, and remain productively tied to, marginality and homelessness, whose...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 11–13.
Published: 01 May 2014
... national movement, faced by an inflow of Jewish settlers from Europe demanding their own state, was ultimately confounded by this challenge. A US-imposed­ UN General Assembly Reso- lution of 1947 set the terms for a grossly unequal partition of Palestine into Jewish and Arab states; in the war...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 199–212.
Published: 01 November 2020
... concludes, was the only legacy of the Kapp Putsch (45). As if in recoil, the next chapter introduces a stunningly worshipful portrait of Wal- ther Rathenau, the liberal Jewish foreign minister who was assassinated six months after assuming office. Then Haffner makes another surprising move: If my...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 February 2007
.... It marks the reinvention of minori- ties in Europe in the decades following the dispersal and decimation of the continent’s Jewish minorities. Some of the social spaces left empty by the elimination of these original minorities have been filled over the last several decades, the decades...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (4): 49–60.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., the capital of the Bukovina in 1920, he was raised in a Jewish family that insisted both on young Paul receiving the best secular education, with the mother inculcating her love of the German language and culture, and on his Jewish roots: both his parents came from strong orthodox and, on one side, Hassidic...