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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 203–218.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of all, perhaps, considering Gass’s previous novel, The Tunnel , a masterpiece of misanthropy, the protagonist recounts his past and its effects on his present, providing along the way considerable, albeit satiric, laughter for the reader and for our hero himself. This relationship of apparent...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 183–201.
Published: 01 November 2018
... length, along with his differences from postmodernism, liberalism, and proceduralism. Dussel argues against formalism in favor of a model that incorporates three elements: validity conditions, a feasibility threshold, and a material principle. The material principle is primary, from which Dussel...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 67–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
... all along been (nothing but) (Hindu) tolerance. If tolerance is integral to the rhetoric of Hinduism, historically it has been equally integral to the rhetoric of secular nationalism. Both Hinduism and Hindutva are modern constructs, and although different in their interpretation of the attitude that...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 75–93.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Alexander Gelley Martin Heidegger's denunciation of Gerede (idle talk) in §35 of Sein und Zeit is scathing: “Idle talk is constituted in this gossiping and passing the word along, a process by which its initial lack of grounds to stand on increases to complete groundlessness.” But how might this...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
... revolution, along with critical interventions from prominent personages representing various intellectual convictions and currents of civil society, we offer here the transcribed text of the symposium devoted to the youth of the revolution, held on Thursday, February 17, 2011, where a number of those who...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 159–178.
Published: 01 August 2014
... allegory). Building out from the “Dylan controversy” of spring 2011, the analysis probes Dylan’s post-Beat poetic tactics from works like “All along the Watchtower” and “Chimes of Freedom” to socialist-Judeo-Christian works of blasted prophecy from Modern Times and Tempest . “Bob Dylan in China, America in...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Sergio Villalobos-Ruminott From the beginning, the work of William V. Spanos has been characterized by a secular vocation, the confrontation with historical relations of power and subordination. His writings on American literature, contemporary humanities, and the Harvard Red Book, along with his...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 107–141.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., producing an ecology of music and sound that reaffirms the term and, along with it, a multicultural account of diversity that takes the Western notion of culture as a viable concept for all peoples. This essay, rather, seeks to acknowledge a historical lineage of ethnomusicology and its relation to...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 May 2019
... finding that China’s major cities—designed to be business friendly and automobile friendly—are becoming harder to navigate and less hospitable. This essay considers some of the consequences of urbanization in the author’s home city of Shanghai, along with some of the ways that people are fighting back...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 57–68.
Published: 01 August 2010
...J. T. Barbarese Writers and poets who turn to translation may do so more out of self-interest than a sense of indebtedness, and the emphasis on translation as playful homage, among the permanent debts to modernism, along with the gradual disappearance of the institutional study of foreign languages...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 97–103.
Published: 01 August 2009
... perception and interspecies research, a “singing with,” not just about or like, the nonhuman animal. The infrahuman sounds of Lila Zemborain's jellyfish (“Mauve Sea Orchids”) or the revolving phonemes of Emily Dickinson's hummingbird (“A route of evanescence”) organize perception and citation along...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 105–120.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Herman Rapaport This essay speaks to two New Critical taboos generally held by literary critics, whatever their training. The first concerns the poet's use of a preestablished referent that functions as a sentimental attachment that carries the poem along. This is usually considered a form of...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 187–198.
Published: 01 May 2010
... ordering of the globe along racial lines. Though these flashes contain hope for a world-to-come, the essay calls for a corresponding cosmopolitan vision that is not blinded by this global promise, but is willing to see through it to confront the fractured local ground of the postcolonial present that is...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 17–30.
Published: 01 February 2014
... instead on a westward flight, away from the Ukrainian town where he was killed, toward Vienna. His journey will follow the contour of the oval formed by the Carpathian Mountains, the center of Europe, according to the text, and take him from Transylvania, along the Danube, to a light-filled crowded...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 159–162.
Published: 01 August 2002
... out almost any other dawn. He walked along the Alameda de Paula. He almost touches the dark masts of the harbor. An enormous line of ships wishes him good morning...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 1.
Published: 01 August 2017
... poetry and poetics, with special emphasis on the topic of the UCLA meeting, “The Social Life of Poetic Language.” The editorial collec- tive would like to thank its members, Aamir Mufti and Donald Pease, along with their home institutions for hosting our meetings. We also met at the University of...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 88–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
... outside the first world where artists are cast undifferentiated recipients of a fine condition. Forty-­ some years before it was Dobermans in the movies I left off saying noting only small pines along thoroughfares garlanded in season by wholly pro- fessional whites. Long necks barking at the...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 February 2001
... organs like powdery tablets. She has a scar in the pocket between her collarbone, on her throat. It’s a story I would never ask her. Ice puzzles separate along the coasts. Penguins congregate in close groups. Beavers cut down high trees for their colonies...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Pittsburgh to discuss the results of research into the topic “the militarization of knowledge.” Colleagues investigated this topic along two parallel lines. First, we investigated the ways in which the state militarizes knowledge produced in various fields of science and the humanities. Sec- ond, we...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 217–218.
Published: 01 May 2000
... director of the graduate program in English. He is author of Closet Devotions and Spenser’s Secret Career. Along with his work on Renaissance literature and culture, he has also written on film. His current project is called ‘‘Kubrick’s...