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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 211–222.
Published: 01 May 2023
... (Hindutva 2.0) alongside recent books with similar ambitions. bghosh@ucsb.edu Copyright ©2023 by Duke University Press 2023 monotheism the political advertised modernization intellectual history An original and erudite book, Hindutva as Political Monotheism (2020) is a tour de force...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 231–262.
Published: 01 February 2022
..., entertainment, and modernity. lhumphreys@tulane.edu Copyright ©2022 by Duke University Press 2022 media piracy digital technologies paquete advertising Cuba One sweltering evening in August 2014, some young Cuban filmmaker friends of mine and I waited to place an order at a pizzeria...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 August 2016
... and public intellectuals. Tani Barlow is T. T. and W. F. Chao Professor in the Department of History at Rice University. The Luce Foundation is funding her investigation of “Chinese Visual Ephemera,” which will launch the Chinese Commercial Advertising Archive, a project in the digital humanities...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 101–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
... government, media reform started with a few seem- ingly minor policy changes and developed gradually in a spontaneous man- ner against the background of broad economic reform. The introduction of business management into media institutions and the resumption of com- mercial advertising were two...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2011
...- willing citizenry a thing of the past.⁷ The need to create consent has been around for a long time, but as Lippmann’s stress upon a process asso- ciated with modern industrial society—manufacturing—implies, the twen- tieth century requires new and improved methods, an “improved . . . tech- nic...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
... project,” and that modernism has tended to imagine . Lopiano-Misdom and De Luca, Street Trends, xi. American Novel Dossier  /  Konstantinou  /  Pattern Recognition  73 mass culture in pejoratively feminized terms.10 The association between women and mass culture, I would...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Ivaylo Ditchev This essay explores the relation between space—real and imaginary— and consumerist desire. Any process of modernization implies, on the one hand, social and geographical mobility that makes it possible for the individual to opt to change his or her condition and, on the other hand...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Introduction The modern poet Kaneko Misuzu (1903–30) rose to unexpected prominence after the nuclear catastrophe at Fukushima. Her poem “Echo” became particularly well known after Advertising Council Japan (AC Japan) used it in a television commercial.1 Say, “Let’s play...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 97–124.
Published: 01 August 2012
... stood in the place of the sign, billboard, or news- print ad that typified the modern advertising world. I would qualify this by noting that the older postmodern writers I have in mind, figures such as E. L. Doctorow and Don DeLillo, have at times characterized the figure in their fiction...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 February 2008
... E., Jonathan Wiesen, and Jonathan R. Zatlin, eds. Selling Modernity: 220  boundary 2  /  Spring 2008 Advertising in Twentieth-Century Germany. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2007. Thrailkill, Jane F. Affecting Fictions: Mind, Body, and Emotion in American Literary Realism. Cambridge...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 187–202.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Brian Elliott This essay argues that the key to Benjamin’s political thought lies in his appreciation of aesthetic production. Avoiding both uncritical celebration and fatalistic condemnation of the role played by modern technologies within production, Benjamin articulates a nuanced interpretation...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 183–206.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Dirlik for his invaluable advice on how to revise the essay. I would also like to thank Nicole Kwoh for her kind assistance. Unless otherwise indicated, all translations are my own. The Importance of Being Chinese: Orientalism Reconfigured in the Age of Global Modernity...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (1): 1–53.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Uberization of modern science under the banner of “openness.” Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. neoliberalism fake news open science market epistemology...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 239–250.
Published: 01 August 2008
... beginnings of Hindu nationalism in the latter half of the nineteenth century there has been an effort to “monothematize” a pan-Indian Hindu identity. That is, in the absence of an axiomatic church of “Hinduism,” there was a literary-modern effort to telescope myriad devotional traditions, eclectic beliefs...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 243–265.
Published: 01 February 2004
...–87 at the Whitney (1996), and ‘‘Big as Life: An Ameri- can History of 8mm Films at the Museum of Modern Art (1999). Her films are characterized by a fascination with American culture and are defined by appropriation from Hollywood, television, and pop music. This exploration of ‘‘Americana...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
... 1942), and Mao Zedong 1893–1976); reworking Chinese linguis- tics; working intimately with the founder of modern Chinese literature, Lu Xun 1881–1936), in the League of Left-­Wing Writers and establishing the philosophic foundation of Communist Party Marxism. My focus here is on how Qu...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 February 2003
... become dated because it is part of their nature to shock In any case, an allegory of capitalism is obliged to take the very form of the market—novelty, stereotype, flash self-advertisement, cheap repeat- able motif—deep...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 31–56.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of objections that call into question the notion of an underlying personality structure; they suggest that under the modern conditions of the late-capitalist culture industry, the individual as a psychic unity is beginning to dissolve. This dissenting perspective deserves notice, especially in an age that has...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 February 2001
... hood, and so on. The ‘‘deconstruc- U.S., metropolitan, or ‘‘New York– tion of nostalgia for transcenden- centric’’ brand of post-Ashbery tal identity is crucial to international poetics playing itself out against poetry working out beyond modern- other, emerging tactics of voice and ism is how...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 May 2005
... end of what they famously label the ‘‘dialectic of enlightenment This familiar Greek tale becomes the story of our own modern fall from grace, with contemporary workers taking on the role of the oarsmen and the modern bourgeoisie as the perfect counterpart for Odysseus. In this reading...