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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 151–165.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., Eliot, and Melville. This, in turn, is related to the narrative mobility that makes so striking a feature of both works. In Global American Studies Imperial Eclecticism in Moby-Dick and Invisible Man: Literature in a Postcolonial Empire...
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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): 217–233.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Donald E. Pease This article discusses the importance of Auseinandersetzung to William Spanos’s untimely exile legacies. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Edward Said Moby-Dick New World Order New Americanists American exceptionalism William Spanos’s Exile Legacies: A Ritornello...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 1–19.
Published: 01 May 2000
... appeared in 1953 Cain mentions as one example of this interpretive neglect, ‘‘and 1. William Cain, ‘‘The Triumph of the Will and the Failure of Resistance: C. L. R. James’s Readings of Moby Dick and Othello in C. L. R. James: His...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 41–63.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . 1974 . “ The Cell Cycle .” In Molecules to Living Cells , edited by Hanawalt Philip C. , 46 – 59 . San Francisco : W. H. Freeman . Melville Herman . 1967 . Moby Dick . New York : Norton . Nancy Jean- Luc . 1979 . Ego Sum . Paris : Flammarion . Parikka Jussi...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 February 2008
...- temporary theory, and American studies. His books include Repetitions: The Post- modern Occasion in Literature and Culture (1987); The End of Education: Toward Posthumanism (1993); Heidegger and Criticism: Retrieving the Cultural Politics of Destruction (1993); The Errant Art of Moby-Dick: The Canon...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 133–155.
Published: 01 August 2001
... dread- ful ambiguities subsuming his father’s portrait—the hitherto totally charted temporal and spatial world of Saddle Meadows—is precisely what Ishmael dis-closes in his narration of Ahab’s pursuit of the white whale in Moby- Dick: the essential unnameability, the unpicturability, the...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 229–230.
Published: 01 February 2000
... Postmodern Occa- sion in Literature and Culture; Heidegger and Criticism: Retrieving the Cultural Poli- tics of Destruction; and The Errant Art of Moby-Dick: The Canon, the Cold War, and the Struggle for...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 235–246.
Published: 01 February 2015
... readers, including me, have found to be more conservative than MobyDick, but Spanos has persuasively argued otherwise.9 Shock and Awe does not seem to me to take Twain’s side but rather to depict his novel as monstrous. Spanos joins Melville as a critic of America, but Spanos stands apart from...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 245–247.
Published: 01 August 2003
... (1993); The Errant Art of Moby-Dick: The Canon, the Cold War, and the Struggle for American Studies (1995); and America’s Shadow: An Anatomy of Empire (2000). He has recently completed a memoir about his relationship to Greece, and is...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 203–205.
Published: 01 August 2005
... transitional justice and the politics of victimhood. Jim Merod is professor of American literature at Soka University in Aliso Viejo, Califor- nia. He is currently cowriting the autobiography of legendary saxophonist/composer Benny Golson and working on a book-length project dealing with Moby Dick’s ‘‘im...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 105–131.
Published: 01 May 2001
... lee of things, all truth with malice in it; all that crack the sinews and cakes the brain; all the subtle demonisms of [Western] life and thought; all evil in the elusive body of ‘‘Moby Dick that this metaphysical comportment toward the nothingness of being rendered ‘‘it’’ ‘‘practically assailable...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 243–245.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Edward W. Said (2009), and Herman Melville and Contributors  245 the American Calling: The Fiction After Moby-Dick, 1851–1857 (2009). Two books are forthcoming: In the Neighborhood of Zero: A World War II Memoir (Univer- sity...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 211–215.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., 2008. Slavishak, Edward. Bodies of Work: Civic Display and Labor in Industrial Pittsburgh. Studies of Objectifying Practice. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2008. Spanos, William V. Herman Melville and the American Calling: The Fiction after “Moby-Dick,” 1851–1857. Albany: State...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 65–96.
Published: 01 February 2002
... all with this third type of interference that I grapple in Modernity at Sea, primarily by reading Melville’s Moby-Dick and Marx’s Grundrisse along and through each other—and this is a reading so relevant for the question of philopoesis and for its relation to the outside that it bears remarking...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 243–246.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Repetitions: The Post- modern Occasion in Literature and Culture (1987); The End of Education: Toward Posthumanism (1993); Heidegger and Criticism: Retrieving the Cultural Politics of Destruction (1993); The Errant Art of Moby-Dick: The Canon, the Cold War, and the Struggle for American...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
... would be one good example. And, quite often in such cases, there’s a change of genre as well. What started out as a novel might end up as a play, or Bob Dylan, being stirred by Moby Dick, might give us a song such as his “115th Dream.” That would be one way for me to argue for the continued...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 February 2015
... Melville’s MobyDick “against the grain” of traditional scholarship to reveal its exposure of the Puritan roots of such vio- lence and its uncanny prescience of that legacy for the future. The books in Spanos’s tetralogy—Heidegger­ and Criticism: Retrieving the Cultural Poli- tics of Destruction...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 27–57.
Published: 01 May 2016
... literary historian, critic, and scholar. Indeed, your first book, Commissioned Spirits (1979), the groundbreaking transnational comparison of nineteenth-century­ British and US writers, “argues that in the process of shaping social motion, Bleak House and MobyDick succeeded in acts of...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 29–66.
Published: 01 August 2003
... rifled hearts of mountains, under torrents’ beds, unerringly I rush! Naught’s an obstacle, naught’s an angle to the iron way! —Herman Melville, Moby-Dick ‘‘Kill Nam said...