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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2015
... (individuation, citizenship, memory, disorientation) alongside the work of his interlocuters including Derrida, Plato, Marx, Heidegger, and Blanchot. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 tekhnē pharmakon individuation (de)proletarianization community Collective Disindividuation and/or Barbarism...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 179–194.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Gil Hochberg; Shir Alon Santiago Slabodsky's Decolonial Judaism: Triumphal Failures of Barbaric Thinking returns to a history of Jewish persecution, but unlike other attempts to trace the tradition of the Jewish “conscious pariah,” it does not aim to identify an “essence” of Judaism (say, “exilic...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 27–44.
Published: 01 August 2018
... negotiation in post–Cold War postcolonial East Asia. The Japanese novel Exceedingly Barbaric (2008), by Tsushima Yuko, and the Taiwanese film Finding Sayun (2010), by Aboriginal filmmaker Laha Mebow (Chen Jie-Yao), are analyzed as rehabilitations of colonial wounds outside of the normative politics of...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 203–204.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., Surrounded by its collar rings, Still barbarous. It was like A new knowledge of reality shows. Duke University Press 2009 ...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 229–245.
Published: 01 February 2006
... dialectic of culture and barbarism. To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric. And this corrodes even the knowl- edge of why it has become impossible to write poetry today. —Theodor Adorno, ‘‘Cultural Criticism and Society in The Adorno Reader boundary 2 33:1, 2006...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 119–137.
Published: 01 August 2005
... period of barbarism—they become poetic again (ricorso). Brown’s point, asserted in the above quote, is that this barbarism is upon us, or is at least emerging from among us, announced by Hölderlin and Nietzsche, and reflected in such thinkers as Heidegger and Joyce. For, he argues, ‘‘only barbarians...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 77–94.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Western state influence. White people being afraid of nonwhite people’s use of force was not new, but counterinsurgency theory helped code its postwar configuration: the noble partisan (e.g., French Resistance) became the dubious guerrilla and then the barbaric ter- rorist. In the postwar era...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 241–244.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... Banta, Martha. Barbaric Intercourse: Caricature and the Culture of Conduct, 1841– 1936. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. Baudrillard, Jean. Cool Memories IV: 1995–2000. Trans. Chris Turner. New York: Verso...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 May 2004
... in the Caribbean. Minneapolis: University of Minne- sota Press, 2003. Gould, Philip. Barbaric Traffic: Commerce and Antislavery in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2003. Halevi-Wise, Yael. Interactive Fictions. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 125–151.
Published: 01 February 2002
... can be understood, com- prehended, and described only in terms of his or her relation to civilization. There is no notion of barbarism or cruelty (barbarie) without a civilization for it to be outside of. The barbarian is always trampling at the frontiers of states, colliding with the walls of the...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 235–246.
Published: 01 February 2015
... sides, but in culture, he thought it better to work with both sides, not only to denounce barbarism but also to praise civilization. I find this different from what Spanos does with Twain. One prototype for Said’s work in Culture and Imperialism was the connection Walter Benjamin made...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 203–228.
Published: 01 May 2001
... posit ourselves ‘‘after Auschwitz whether or not we agree with Adorno that ‘‘to write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric Adorno’s dictum, almost inevitable in discus- sions of Holocaust literature and aesthetics, is broadly utilized by Holo- caust philosophers and historians as evoking and...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 151–165.
Published: 01 August 2010
... over other people, some works over other works—Benjamin concludes, “[N]o document of culture . . . is not at the same time a document of barbarism.” This scandal at the heart of what as readers and teachers we cherish and foster provokes the efforts of critical thought. Benjamin says...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2018
... its naturalistic meaning: animality, savagery, and even barbarism are not precultural remainders derived from an abstract concept of humanity or human nature but the very opposite— the result of modern capitalist society and culture. A materialist concept of pedagogy has thus to come to terms...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Hobsbawm Marxism history twentieth century communism Undeletable Text: Eric Hobsbawm McKenzie Wark The world may yet regret that, faced with Rosa Luxemburg’s alterna- tive of socialism or barbarism, it decided against socialism...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
...- vately understood as lacking in some public way. He also remembers, how- ever, a youthful intuition that as an immigrant he was a participant in the larger opposition of civilization and barbarism. The social was already the personal, and his private sense of inadequacy manifested itself as subjec...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 February 2006
... decision to launch a sec- ond war against China. Even though he claimed to be an ‘‘ardent lover of peace Bowring’s defense of the barbarity of British imperialism is resonant with the progressive language of utilitarianism: ‘‘with barbarousnations, the words of peace are uttered in vain 3 The...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 February 2009
... independently. Rather, I am thinking, from the perspective of Martí, of two separate histories: that of civilization and that of barbarism, the terms in use in his time. The great Argentine nineteenth- century liberal Domingo Sarmiento had mistakenly come down on the side of “civilization,” that is, the...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 2004
... these stories, the barbarities of the rebels are run out for condemnation, but by far the more eloquent accounts are those describing the nobility of the fallen rebels and the suf- ferings they subsequently endure. The Terrific Register exposes the ways that stories such as that of Emmet survive not...