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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 31–62.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Helen Deutsch This essay examines the living affinity between two complex and charismatic writers, Jonathan Swift and Edward Said, in order to revitalize our understandings of both. Said’s career-long engagement with Swift took the form of a passionate amateurism that has a claim upon us...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 219–220.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and the Deformation of Culture (1996) and Loving Dr. Johnson (2005), she is currently finishing a book on Jonathan Swift and Edward Said, of which this essay is both part and harbinger. Jay Garcia is an associate professor of comparative literature at New York Univer- sity. He is the author of Psychology Comes...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 161–162.
Published: 01 August 2004
... 2004 Contributors Rashmi Dube Bhatnagar, currently an independent scholar, taught at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln from 1994 to 2002. She is finishing the work of turning her dis- sertation on Jonathan Swift into a book manuscript while teaching courses in the English Department...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., 2003. Fletcher, Angus. A New Theory for American Poetry: Democracy, the Environment, and the Future of Imagination. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2004. Fox, Christopher. The Cambridge Companion to Jonathan Swift. Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, 2003. Fraser, Hilary, Judith...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 2001
... like disengagement. It is not, then, surprising to see him recognize in the rhetoric and obsessions of certain authors the force of that insider-outsider experience. His two essays on Jonathan Swift in The World, the Text, and The Critic are analyses of a radi- cal and intractable division between...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., such as those between master and servant, teacher and pupil, guru and disciple. In doing so, like subaltern studies, it departs from the norms of liberal indi- vidualism. Rather, it displays a social world ordered by what Jonathan Swift long ago called “mutual subjection.”40 For Swift, mutual subjection...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 39–57.
Published: 01 February 2024
... delineated (drawing equally on Jonathan Swift and Kenneth Burke): “On the moral level I propose that we view the whole of American life as a drama acted out upon the body of a Negro giant, who, lying trussed up like Gulliver, forms the stage and the scene upon which the action unfolds.” 1 On the contrary...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 195–216.
Published: 01 May 2003
... contem- porary of T.S. Eliot’s, authored a psychobiographical cultural critique, The Ordeal of Mark Twain, which suggested that Twain should be left behind as America grew up. Measured on the scale of great English and French writers—he names Jonathan Swift, Voltaire, and Charles Dickens—Brooks...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (4): 3–31.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., is that you are not wasting your time mixing with the local issues of your time rather than thinking about what's going to last. He has a great essay about Jonathan Swift where he talks about Swift from that point of view [Said 1983 ]. 8 Clearly he was also talking about himself. On the other hand, I...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 1–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
... such as Jonathan Swift, Alexis de Tocqueville, John Henry Newman, Lord Acton, or William Butler Yeats. The intellectual luminaries of the Irish republican or republican socialist traditions—Theobald Wolfe Tone, John Mitchel, Michael Davitt, James Connolly...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... American Novel Dossier  /  Robbins  /  Introduction 3 more capable. The comparison would be interesting if carried out with seri- ous open-mindedness across the full cultural field. As far as swift large- scale atrocity is concerned, Philip Gourevitch’s We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 11–30.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of mankind. After the Second World War, Trilling felt, his compatriots knew and had seen things which even the greatest enlightened and skeptical minds of earlier times could intuit but never confirm. Montaigne, Shakespeare, Swift, and Freud had all detected the “depravity” in human beings...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 151–165.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Jonathan Arac Drawing on Edward Said's method of “contrapuntal” criticism relating culture and empire, and also on Frank Kermode's understanding of the “classic” in relation to empire, this essay addresses two major American works a century apart to suggest a pattern that joins important American...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... to the forces of metropolitan judgment as their eighteenth- or nineteenth-­ century Anglo-­Irish forebears once were, he is clearly flattening out mat- ters historically. After all, Irish nationalism and national literature had both developed considerably in the interval between the days of Jonathan Swift...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 189–209.
Published: 01 August 2023
... Renier's. Latin Christian survival is contingent upon a swift response from Muslim allies. The stakes of the bond that Renier and Grandoce share involves life and death. Renier spared Grandoce's life, and he must now rely upon Grandoce to save his. The extant text's missing and unknown ending, however...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 109–125.
Published: 01 February 2008
... the Bush administra- tion suddenly want to rock the boat by engaging in the first major U.S. war since Vietnam?14 To this, Patrick Cockburn (among others) responds that the White House/Downing Street boys simply screwed up, anticipating nothing more than a swift victory à la...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 155–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
... scholarship. Jonathan Z. Smith clinched the latter argument well before the wave of the postsecular. The “unintended result” (Weber) of Protestantism is thus secularization first, followed by instrumental reason and Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer’s Dialectic of Enlightenment, a terminology not far...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 241–256.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Press . Cohen Patricia . 2008 . “A Textbook Example of Ranking Artworks.” New York Times , August 4 . www.nytimes.com/2008/08/04/arts/design/04pica.html?adxnnl=1&pagewanted=all&adxnnlx=1388171101-XxDcZUwUdFaLL6RcG0I3rg . Crary Jonathan . 2013 . 24/7: Late Capitalism...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 123–158.
Published: 01 August 2014
... for agreeing to be interviewed and for his incredible generosity. It has been a profound joy to work with him. I would like to thank Jonathan Arac for suggesting this interview in the first place and for putting me in touch with Professor Miller. And I thank the editors of boundary 2 for their helpful...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 45–72.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of Milton are according to John Milton, ed. Stephen Orgel and Jonathan Goldberg (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991). Hereafter, this work is cited parenthetically by line numbers only. Tseng 2000.5.26 09:03 OCV:1...