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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
... 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 in the...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 113–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
... behavioral economics and refers to the use of game mechanics in traditionally nongame activities—as a form that economic, social, and cultural life increasingly takes in the present. After exploring how the gamified world of the early twenty-first century departs dramatically from a society oriented around...
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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 (as...
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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...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 45–70.
Published: 01 May 2014
... anarchists. Attor- ney General Palmer and his assistant, a young J. Edgar Hoover, saw the bombings as an opportunity “to destroy the Union of Russian Workers and the new Communist Party” by arresting and deporting all those suspected of subversive activity.18 Mindful of the recent Third International...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 59–87.
Published: 01 May 2021
... disorientations might that positioning require? Which nineteenth-century filiations does Cavafy carry over into his modernism? Is courage rather than contemporaneity a better guide in these orienteering exercises? This essay fleshes out these questions, asks a few more in the process, and attempts a set of...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 165–195.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Nobel Laureate George Seferis, into Swedish and Japanese by majors poets (Gunnar Ekelöf, Jun- zaburo Nishikawa), into German and Italian by eminent humanist scholars (Ernst Robert Curtius, Mario Praz). It had Spanish translations in Mexico and Catalonia, and readers of French, Russian, Czech...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2007
... 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 in the introductory chapter to the volume on the revival of the...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Peoples 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...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 71–74.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 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 (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 by...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 August 2016
.... Her current book 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...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
... journal was the second-­most influen- tial journal of ideas during the 1920s. Qu took the position that China’s writ- ten language, the Han graphemes or logographs, or hanzi obscured what social science logos clarified with scientific precision. Even before encountering August Bebel or Russian...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 2009
... many tasks 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...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 159–219.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Helena Goscilo, without whom this text would look quite different. I am indebted to Thomas F. Keenan, Ilona Kiss, Mikhail Karasik, and Anna Loginova for their help with obtaining visual materials, and I am thankful to the follow- ing institutions for their permission to use images: the Russian...
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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 a...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 63–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
... 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 1912 and Umberto Boc- cioni s...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 199–225.
Published: 01 May 2020
... . Dobrenko Evgeny Balina Marina , eds. 2001 . The Twentieth-Century Companion to Russian Literature . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Du Bois W. E. B. 2007 . Dusk of Dawn: An Essay toward an Autobiography of a Race Concept . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Emerson...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 25–56.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Russian Revolution, he spent considerable time studying abroad. Twenty-­three years old when he first arrived at Freud’s consulting room in Vienna, Pankejeff’s “nervous problems” included an enervating depression that “felt like a veil cutting him off from the world.”2 Freud treated the Wolf Man...