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boundary 2 (1 February 2001) 28 (1): 195–219.
Published: 01 February 2001
...John Eperjesi Duke University Press 2001 The American Asiatic Association and the Imperialist Imaginary of the American Pacific John Eperjesi Internationalism, in other words, has been one of the constitutive tra- ditions of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Lee Konstantinou This essay investigates the common charge that contemporary US fiction and the literature of 9/11 have failed to meaningfully engage with the world. While it is true that American fiction has become increasingly insular and that the New York City-based publishing industry...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 135–149.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Karl Kroeber Duke University Press 2000 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 141 of 237 American Universities: A Personal View Karl Kroeber The following...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2000) 27 (2): 45–72.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Richard Rambuss Duke University Press 2000 6084 boundary 2 27:2 / sheet 53 of 227 Spenser and Milton at Mardi Gras: English Literature, American Cultural Capital, and the Reformation of New Orleans Carnival...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 9–12.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Rob Wilson Duke University Press 2001 Tracking Un/American Poetics in Asia/Pacific Experimental Writing: Pamela Lu and Catalina Cariaga Rob Wilson As has been noted in small-press circles, Pamela Lu took the am- biguous ‘‘we...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2002) 29 (1): 97–123.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Barry Shank Duke University Press 2002 ‘‘That Wild Mercury Sound Bob Dylan and the Illusion of American Culture Barry Shank The goal of man and society should be human independence: a con- cern not with image or popularity...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 47–80.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Mark Rifkin Duke University Press 2005 Representing the Cherokee Nation: Subaltern Studies and Native American Sovereignty Mark Rifkin In ‘‘American Indian Intellectualism and the New Indian Story Eliza...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jeffrey J. Williams “American Literature in the World” is an interview with the literary critic Wai Chee Dimock, in which she discusses her efforts to extend the field of American literature, over time and to various continents, for instance seeing the use of the ancient epic Gilgamesh in...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 73–101.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Donald E. Pease Duke University Press 2006 9/11: When Was ‘‘American Studies After the New Americanists Donald E. Pease Following the ruptural events that took place on September 11, 2001, the Bush administration invoked 9/11 as a...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Jonathan Arac Duke University Press 2007 Babel and Vernacular in an Empire of Immigrants: Howells and the Languages of American Fiction Jonathan Arac Philological criticism is not just the same as close reading...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 February 2007
...William V. Spanos Duke University Press 2007 American Exceptionalism, the Jeremiad, and the Frontier: From the Puritans to the Neo-Con-Men William V. Spanos In short, with all sorts of cavilers, it was best [according to...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Charles Bernstein Duke University Press 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. American Poetry After 1975: Editor’s Note Charles Bernstein I have had...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Bercovitch's new Cambridge History of American Literature . Tanner reflects on the original Cambridge History of American Literature and T. S. Eliot's 1919 review of it, moves on to consider the reshaping of value within American cultural self-assessment associated with Van Wyck Brooks, Vernon L. Parrington...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Kahn’s work, though his stature has grown enormously in 2011’s Political Theology: Four New Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty . Kahn’s subject in the text is the relationship between American power and American culture, a relationship he defines as a “political theological project.” My purpose is...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 37–59.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Ronald AT. Judy Ronald AT. Judy 2006 Reflections on Straussism, Antimodernity, and Transition in the Age of American Force Ronald AT. Judy The work of domestic progress is done by masses of mechanical power,—steam, electric...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 3–20.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Karl Kroeber Duke University Press 2006 Dossier on American Democracy American Democracy, Boomer Humanism, Brotherhood Karl Kroeber My mind, because the minds that I have loved, The sort of beauty I have approved...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2001) 28 (1): 153–194.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Susan Koshy Duke University Press 2001 Morphing Race into Ethnicity: Asian Americans and Critical Transformations of Whiteness Susan Koshy The meaning of Caucasian as at one time prevalent has been now...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2004) 31 (1): 147–178.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Bruce Nelson Duke University Press 2004 Irish Americans, Irish Nationalism, and the ‘‘Social’’ Question, 1916–1923 Bruce Nelson By the end of the nineteenth century, Irish America had come a long way since the days when a Yankee...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 February 2009
... American Left. Martí was one of the first thinkers of revolutionary anticolonial struggle, and in that sense it is legitimate to see him as the main ideological inspiration of the Cuban Revolution itself some sixty years after his death. Yet Martí's own relation to Marx—his near contemporary—and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 99–124.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the focus of this essay: how the way he represents himself—his border-crossing, empathetic narrative persona—is invested in the symbol and myth of American character, and especially the American character abroad. I argue that Vollmann both critiques and reinvents this archetypal character in a book...