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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 (2017) 44 (3): 3–15.
Published: 01 August 2017
... to disagree with the other signature thinker about length in the Western tradition of poetics, Edgar Allan Poe. He did not do as well as Aristotle. Poe bases his claim for not too long and not too short on a ground different from Aristotle’s. For Poe, like Longinus in On the Sublime, derives his model...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 27–57.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., that seemed precisely too metaphorical, but rather everything is connected to the political.13 Thinking, as I regularly do, with Longinus On the Sublime and with Walter Benjamin helps to avoid what is dition and Revolution in Romantic Literature, by M. H. Abrams, Diacritics 2, no. 4 (Winter 1972): 6...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 101–137.
Published: 01 August 2013
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 93–122.
Published: 01 August 2014
....” This outlook gains traction as that response frames the heuristic purpose at stake: “as one who has long thought about Longinus on the sublime, it is fascinating to find here the experiential tropes of thunderstruck awe, identification, and emulation in the NYC and Philadelphia of the mid-­ 20th century...