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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mustafa Aloui The city of Kasserine, in the central-west region of Tunisia, which has long been the epicenter of protest against the policies of Ben Ali’s government, erupted into full-scale insurrection the first week of January 2011. Not far from Kasserine lies Sidi Bouzid, where protestors had...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
...R. A. Judy When Mohamed-Salah Omri and I met in Cairo during the first week of December 2010, we discussed in some detail whether Tunisia would blow up–the suspected spark being the TuniLeaks depiction of Sakhr Materi’s opulence, another sign of the thorough corruption of the Ben Ali/Trabelsi crowd...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
... International Solidarity Movement. On January 14, 2011, in front of the forbidding Ministry of the Interior in Tunis, crowds shouted their version of the poem–“The people want to bring down the regime”–and fate responded. One key feature of the system during Ben Ali’s rule was a duality or parallel existence of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 201–213.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Ben Lerner It is a commonplace that John Ashbery's poetry is, in some important sense, “about time,” but we lack an account of the specific experience of temporality it enables. Part of the bizarre power of Ashbery's best poetry is that it seems to narrate what it is like to read Ashbery's best...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 251–262.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Ben Lerner This essay attempts to take the measure of Robert Creeley's some sixty-year commitment to poetry as a medium for tracking the processes of thinking and speaking, not for the production of finished thoughts. By reading Creeley against Wallace Stevens, I hope to both identify the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ben Conisbee Baer Elaborating Barbara Cassin’s category of the Untranslatable, Emily Apter’s Against World Literature demonstrates the Untranslatable’s performative capability to question and displace the voracity of the World Literature industry. Neither a primer nor a how-to, Apter’s new book...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 15–21.
Published: 01 May 2018
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 February 2012
... departure from office and the country of the Tunisian president, Ben Ali, who had been in power since 1987. These demonstrations were not directed by any revolutionary organizations, or engineered by radical political parties, or even motivated by the agenda of intellectuals, who had already been...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., led by Ali Ben Ghadha- hem, took place in the central plateau of Tunisia, initially among the region’s Frashish and Majir tribes, and eventually reinforced by the Hmamma and Jlassi tribes of the south and the low steppes.⁴ Throughout the span of its rule over Tunisia, from 1881 to 1956, the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 43–54.
Published: 01 February 2012
... north to Ben Guerdene in the south—known in the official state sociopolitical language as “the remote sub- Saharan governorates of the interior,” and accordingly collectively labeled “areas of darkness”—have been described in numer- ous socioeconomic studies as severely deficient in programs of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 29–43.
Published: 01 May 2002
... patriotic pride as the effect of the restaging of historically shameful events as heroic deeds. After the disembodied voice with which the film opens confesses that ‘‘I have long feared that my sins would return to visit me, and the cost is more than I can bear Ben Martin, the subject of that confession...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... member of the National Committee for the Defense of Prisoners of Conscience in 1993, and in 1994 tried to run against Ben Alifor the presidency. He was jailed two days after the elections. He was appointed to the presidency of the Arab Commission for Human Rights in 1968, having served as a...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 233–236.
Published: 01 February 2012
... participated in various collectives and published numerous articles in Tunisia in which he criticized the now deposed regime’s economic policy. He is currently a member of the Higher Tunisian Reform Commission presided over by Yadh Ben Achour, which is charged with oversee- ing constitutional...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 217–218.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., 2011. Rose, Jacqueline. The Jacqueline Rose Reader. Ed. Justin Clemens and Ben Naparstek. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011. Santner, Eric L. The Royal Remains: The People’s Two Bodies and the Endgames of Sovereignty. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. Smith, Cherise...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 221–223.
Published: 01 August 2012
... York: Modern Language Association, 2012. boundary 2 39:3 (2012) DOI 10.1215/01903659-1730680 © 2012 by Duke University Press 222 boundary 2 / Fall 2012 Hayles, N. Katherine. How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogene- sis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. Hickman, Ben...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
... is a prominent youth of the Tunisian elite who is an executive at Orange Tunis, a joint venture between France Telecom and Investex, which is a subsidiary of the Mabrouk Group, owned by Marouan Mabrouki, who is one of Ben Ali’s sons- in-law. His uncle, Hamed Karoui, was prime minister from...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 243–245.
Published: 01 February 2010
... naturalism. Ben Lerner is assistant professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. His books of poetry are The Lichtenberg Figures (Copper Canyon, 2004), Angle of Yaw (Copper Canyon, 2006), and the forthcoming Mean Free Path (Copper Canyon, 2010). He has been a Fulbright...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2000) 27 (3): 287–291.
Published: 01 August 2000
.... Freud and the Institution of Psychoanalytic Knowledge. Cultural Mem- ory in the Present. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1999. Xu, Ben. Disenchanted Democracy: Chinese Cultural Criticism After 1989. Ann Ar- bor: University of Michigan Press, 1999. ...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Culture in China, 1930–1945 (1999), and City Between Worlds: My Hong Kong (2008). Ben Lerner is an assistant professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. His books of poetry are The Lichtenberg Figures and Angle of Yaw, both published by Copper Canyon Press. He has been a Fulbright Scholar...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 229–232.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Photography in Mexico and Brazil. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2008. Gere, Charlie. Digital Culture. Expanded 2nd ed. Reaktion Books. Chicago: Univer- sity of Chicago Press, 2008. Grant, Ben. Postcolonialism, Psychoanalysis, and Burton: Power Play of Empire. Routledge Research in Postcolonial...