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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 177–222.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Sundeep Bisla The Return of the Author: Privacy, Publication, the Mystery Novel, and The Moonstone Sundeep Bisla 1 What might it mean to me for you to be reading these words? This mystery deserving a good deal more...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Kenneth W. Warren Duke University Press 2003 Ralph Ellison and the Problem of Cultural Authority Kenneth W. Warren In her controversial essay ‘‘Reflections on Little Rock originally writ- ten for Commentary magazine but published in...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
... with “divinity” to produce responses that are not predetermined by what already is or by our notions of what must be. A Divine Pedagogy? Benjamin’s “Educative Power” and the Subversion of Myth and Authority James Martel Introduction...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 97–124.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Henry Veggian “Anachronisms of Authority: Authorship and Exchange Value in David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King ” considers the materiality of the printed book where postmodern theories of culture intersect with the contemporary economics of the print publishing, digital publishing, and antiquarian...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 12–23.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Manuel DeLanda The subject of this essay is the authority structure of institutional organizations. Authority has two aspects: its legitimacy and its enforcement. Max Weber gave us the means to think about the practices involved in the legitimation of authority, while Michel Foucault provided us...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 101–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Qing Liu; Barrett McCormick This paper examines how market-oriented reforms to media are changing the public sphere in contemporary China with particular concern for how the commercialization of media may impact the prospects for democracy. While the authors find “public sphere” a problematic...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 195–209.
Published: 01 May 2015
... explains it as more than a series of theological debates, contextualizing it in terms of the Protestant Reformation, international politics and rivalries (including among Catholic princes), and conciliarism and papal authority. Its decrees, centered on the twin pillars of reform and doctrine, clarified...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 79–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Hoon Song Authorship is the key site where the power of North Korea's leader gathers itself. The founding father, Kim Il Sung, “authored” the nation by scripting the philosophico-political text Juch'e . But this element of leader-as-author—the “king” who is also “philosopher”—is constitutively...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 227–239.
Published: 01 May 2014
... book nonetheless nicely accomplishes what it is trying to do. Scalia is one of the authors, to be sure, but he is also the protagonist of a narrative. The author’s preeminent concern is seeing to it that you perceive the protagonist as the author intends: as the champion of judicial restraint, against...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 251–263.
Published: 01 February 2021
... thinking it superior to criticism. Big mistake. Theory proper begins its life as criticism, criticism that has staying power. Central to criticism as Kant argued is judgment. Judgment is based on feeling provoked by the artwork in our encounters with artworks. This essay talks about the author’s encounter...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 189–212.
Published: 01 August 2008
... imbrications of religion, power, and authority are such that religion is always already reduced to a function of either power or authority? How are we to formulate the question of a critique of religion when the very languages, concepts, and theories of critique are in question? In wrestling with these...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
...David S. Randall; Robert P. Wilson This essay examines the confluence of personal memoir, scholarship, and classroom teaching in the intellectual life. The authors trace the theme of “bearing witness” as the axiom of the intellectual vocation at three different moments in the career of William V...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Aleš Erjavec This article focuses on some of the ways in which subjectivization, representation, and self-representation have been carried out in Eastern Europe and on the role that art plays in these processes. The author first points to two related features of the region: an absence of a common...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 65–95.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Bécquer Seguín This essay examines intellectual authority and popular dissent in Spain following the Great Recession. It advances two contrasting theoretical accounts of the voice—the “acousmatic” and “constituent” voice—as ways for understanding how intellectuals have eluded responsibility for...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 169–175.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Rodrigo Fresán; Alejandra Campoy Fernández In this essay, the author offers a candid discussion of Sebald’s legacy and the flurry of criticism aimed at securing his place in the literary canon. It engages many of Sebald’s signature themes: memory, amnesia, silence, history, and trauma. The author...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 165–168.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Nissim Calderon; Shir Alon W. G. Sebald is one of the most original and significant authors of the twentieth century, but these credentials only make The Rings of Saturn that much more disappointing. In his other novels, Sebald’s drift between landscapes and encyclopedic fragments emerged out of a...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 185–192.
Published: 01 August 2020
...He Ning; Claire Xue Li This essay discusses the role of photographs in Sebald’s Austerlitz . The author argues that photographs constitute a crucial paratext to the entire narrative, making possible the representation of traumatic memories through “the bricolage of words and images.” Engaging with...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 193–200.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Sina Rahmani Austro-Afghan journalist and writer Emran Feroz discusses his work on the global drone war currently being waged by the US and its allies. The interview explores the author’s experiences growing up in Austria immediately after the September 11, 2001, attacks against the United States...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., through the life of the Republic, condemned that propensity to submit to government authority and the opinion of the majority. The Chinese praise the rebel against authority in a way that would shock foreigners who think only in stereotypes. The problem at the present time in the world, and especially in...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 49–61.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Tracie Morris “Rakim's Performativity” considers the influence and relevance of pioneering Rapper Rakim's influential track “Follow the Leader” through the lens of J. L. Austin's theory of performativity presented in his philosophical work How to Do Things with Words . The author reflects on...