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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Q. S. Tong Q. S. Tong 2006 The Aesthetic of Imperial Ruins: The Elgins and John Bowring Q. S. Tong All efforts to render politics aesthetic culminate in one thing: war. —Walter Benjamin, ‘‘The Work of Art in the Age...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 157–179.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Ryan Bishop; John Phillips Sighted Weapons and Modernist Opacity: Aesthetics, Poetics, Prosthetics Ryan Bishop and John Phillips If I had to sum up current thinking on precision missiles and satura- tion weaponry, I’d put it like this: once...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 157–184.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., a novel that does what Vandover cannot: it completes the aestheticized portrait of the global. Another contradiction emerges at precisely this point, since Norris’s overblown art seems a poor example of aesthetics. Thus, this...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 119–145.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Clair Wills Duke University Press 2004 The Aesthetics of Irish Neutrality during the Second World War Clair Wills The neutral island facing the Atlantic, The neutral island in the heart of man, Are bitterly...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 155–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
...—the field of aesthetics. This essay considers Harun Farocki's installation Serious Games as an index into the emergence of a newfangled military aesthetic regime. Charting the institutional collaborations between the military and the creative industries in the twenty-first century, the essay examines...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 2018
... narratives of risk, both, to varying degrees, forswear agency and accede to a contemporary feeling of impotence. Things Unexploded: The Calculus and Aesthetics of Risk in Two Post-­Boom Irish Novels Mary McGlynn The opening of Colum McCann’s...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 February 2017
... University Press 2017 Bernard Stiegler Michel Foucault mystagogy aesthetics of existence care References Auroux Sylvain . 1993 . La Révolution technologique de la grammatization . Liège : Mardaga . Cohen Ed. 2014 . “Live Thinking, or, The Psychagogy of Michel Foucault...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 149–172.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Fang-chih Irene Yang Chinese Drama, a new genre produced for the Chinese language market (with China as the center), while rhetorically legitimized through Taiwanese economic nationalism, has to negotiate the divisions between Chineseness and Taiwaneseness aesthetically, expressed through...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Daniel T. O'Hara Duke University Press 2007 “The Aesthetics of Minor Affects”: The Other Modernity Daniel T. O’Hara I take the quotation in my title from the last sentence of Sianne Ngai’s Ugly Feelings. It declares that a...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 57–73.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Martin Ryle In making aesthetic performance and aesthetic education central to his dialectical evaluation of social democracy, Kazuo Ishiguro especially addresses teachers of culture. The Unconsoled and Never Let Me Go explore the position of art in European social-democratic society since 1945. To...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and the Dreyfus Affair but downplays the political implications of Proust’s aesthetics. Her focus on psychoanalysis leads her incorrectly to interpret his lucidity about Marcel’s cruelty as latent repudiation. Prendergast invokes nation and citizenship in his analysis of Proustian skepticism but...
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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 (2017) 44 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Stephen Barker The implications of Bernard Stiegler's critique of the amateur are far-reaching for art, aesthetics, and critical thought. In the three lectures on aesthetics published in this special issue, Stiegler explores those implications and their relation to the amare —the loving that is...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 125–147.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Alexander R. Galloway; Jason R. LaRivière This essay superimposes technical definitions of data compression onto philosophical discussions of aesthetics. Two basic approaches are addressed: abstract compression and generic compression. The first, outlined well in the work of Bernard Stiegler...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 191–212.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Gerald Moore Much is made of Charles Darwin's concept of natural selection, but Bernard Stiegler has developed a theory of artificial selection that is arguably every bit as important for an understanding of human life, and the life of the mind and aesthetics, in particular. Building on work by the...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 241–254.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Christopher Connery Ceramicist, author, and professor Yao Bo discusses her ceramic practice and the theoretical, social, and aesthetic concerns that shape it. She discusses her commitment to feminist practice, and her recognition of the role of unnamed women and craftpersons in the long history of...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 125–147.
Published: 01 August 2018
... detrimental to the aesthetic value of literature. The tendency of Taiwanese literary critics to avoid political literature is even more evident in poetry. This essay examines the neglected voices of protest in Taiwanese literary history, especially in modern poetry about actual protest events. First, it...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
... increasingly concealed within a global maze of anonymous subcontractors. Gibson's coolhunting aesthetic seeks to transform the reader's relationship to the “logo-maze,” to reconnect the free-floating brand to the hidden supply chains behind it. I relate this project of relinking to what Bruce Robbins has...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 11–24.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Christian Bök Current writers among the avant-garde have begun to subvert the romantic bastions of sublime creativity and eminent authorship by adopting both piracy and parody as sovereign, aesthetic values. Such exponents of what critics have now dubbed “conceptual literature” disavow the lyrical...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 101–137.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Sterilized 103 vates desires, and how authoritarian spectacles work to achieve ideological indoctrination through either aestheticized politics or politicized aesthetics. In their strong and firm presence, these spectacles have expressed the dia- logical nature in the relationship between art and...