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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Leah Feldman This article seeks to dislocate Orientalism from its Anglo-French origin by investigating the problem of its theorization in the context of the Russian Empire. I frame Russian Orientalism through the representation of the Caucasus in the Russian imagination as a border space between...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
... the language and art of Russian orientalism as it generated a vision of Soviet modernity in the former imperial territories. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Muslim communism Russian orientalism Soviet propaganda translating communism postcolonial Red Jihad: Translating Communism...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of resistance or nationalist anti‐eurocentrism. Though their work is little known except to scholars in Slavic Studies, in the years following the Russian Revolution of 1917 Soviet Orientologists laid the foundations for the critique of Western Orientalism that would be introduced to the West many years later...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 203–222.
Published: 01 February 2024
... the identification of suicide attack ( kamikaze ) as “Oriental.” In “Suicide Warfare: Soviet-Japanese-German Military Triangulation in the Second World War” (chapter 10) he excavates a history of air-ramming—it first emerged in World War I and was used by Russian pilots, and there is even a mythologization of Roland...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the East, convened in the Azerbaijani city of Baku, Sep- tember 1–8, 1920. At this first mass meeting of representatives of West- ern European, US, and Russian Communist Parties with Communist and nonparty delegates from Azerbaijan to India and China, members of the Communist International pledged...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 2009
... it faced was how to synchronize and how to standardize the 519 different railroads that had been built under the differing regimes of Russian, Austro- Hungarian, and Prussian partitions. The unification of the railroad system, which required the adoption of a single gauge standard, among many other...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 201–226.
Published: 01 August 2006
.... Geuss / Celan’s Meridian 203 dauer; as a Jew; as a native of the ex-Hapsburg province of Bukowina; and, most bizarrely, perhaps, as a ‘‘Russian poet living among the infidel Ger- mans’’ [russkij poët in partibus nemetskich infidelium].3 This is strange, not so much because he calls himself...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 63–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Petersburg. Petrov / Modernist Apparitions 77 The 1913 Cyclist is one of those happy encounters of futurism and cubism on Russian soil, in which the two Western strands of influence are orientalized through Goncharova s primitivist touch. Its closest rela- tives are Jean Metzinger s series of cyclists from...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2007
... a fraught issue, inescapably tinged with what might be thought of as white-on-white Orientalism. Critic and journalist Rachel Polonsky reports that Russian oil billionaire-oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, now serving an eight-year Siberian 33. For an elaboration of this argument...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 69–104.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Leah Feldman Abstract This essay addresses how the collapse of the Soviet Union and the conditions of social, political, and economic precarity that followed gave rise to intertwining strands of global New Right thought. Taking up the Russian Right's revanchist-revolutionary vision of neo...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Leah Feldman; Aamir R. Mufti Abstract “The Returns of Fascism” addresses the emergence of New Right political culture on a global scale, attending to the intersections in US, European, Russian, and Indian New Right movements and their relation to the history of fascisms and late capitalist thought...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 November 2021
... orientation, as he or she listens to the recording. And vice versa—you could take poems on PennSound and also provide a Russian interface. You can find all those paratexts that will help contextualize the work. Yeah, they are all there in one language or the other, but the barrier, probably...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 25–56.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Scene: What the Wolf Man Saw “In great terror, evidently of being eaten up by the wolves, I screamed and woke up.” Sergei Konstantinovitch Pankejeff, “the Wolf Man,” was born into an aristocratic family with estates in Odessa and St. Petersburg. After the 1905 Russian...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Miglena Nikolchina This essay addresses the mostly long-distance friendship between French philosopher Louis Althusser and Russian Georgian philosopher Merab Mamardashvili as a vantage point for exploring the question why, by the end of the 1960s, critical and projective thinking in the West...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 71–74.
Published: 01 May 2012
... by Rashmi Bhatnagar, Anustup Basu, David Fieni, and Leah Feldman included in this dossier might be viewed as part of such a project. Fieni and Feldman con- sider two varieties of “Islamic” Orientalism, the French and the Russian, respectively, and trace the traffic of ideas and images between two...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 February 2014
... motivations “behind Western interest in Eastern European culture.”19 There exist opposite sentiments, too—those of Eastern superi- ority: Russian Futurists, for example, regarded themselves as battling the decadent West, while Lubomir Micić, from Belgrade—whose “Zenitism” Marinetti characterizes...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 215–230.
Published: 01 November 2021
... is the only means of value exchange. The poet exposes “free gifts” (here, language itself exposes the lies, if we care to examine it) as traps. Hence the Russian saying, “free cheese is found only in a mousetrap.” Parodying various aspects of political, social, economic, and business life, Bernstein does...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 August 2016
... project, “On the Threshold of Eurasia: Orientalism and Revolutionary Aesthetics in the Caucasus, 1905–1929,” exposes the ways in which the idea of revolution informed the interplay between ori- entalist and anticolonial discourses in Russian and Azeri poetry, prose, and visual media. She...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Conservative Place. He is currently completing a book titled After Allegory. Leah Feldman is a PhD candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at UCLA. Her dissertation focuses on literature of Russia and the Russian empire, par- boundary 2 39 2 (2012) DOI 10.1215/01903659-1597961 © 2012...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Anita Starosta Ukrainian poet, novelist, essayist, translator, and “patriarch of Bu-Ba-Bu” Yuri Andrukhovych shares his perspectives on contemporary European, Russian, and Ukrainian cultures and politics, and on the current situation of writers working in minor languages in this part of the world...