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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Marc Nichanian “On the Archive III: The Secret” offers an extended commentary on Borges’s short story “The Ethnographer” and instigates a philosophical encounter between Borges and Derrida. As he carries on his fieldwork, Fred Murdock steals the “secret” of the Indian tribe he studies. He then...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 145–156.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Asimov Isaac . 1953 . “The Monkey's Finger.” Startling Stories 29 , no. 1 : 71 – 116 . Borges Jorge Luis . 1998 . Collected Fictions . Translated by Hurley Andrew . New York : Viking . ———. 1999 . Selected Non-fictions . Edited by Weinberger Eliot . New York...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 243–245.
Published: 01 August 2009
...- terly. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing, 2009. Guzik, Keith, and Andrew Pickering, eds. The Mangle in Practice: Science, Society, and Becoming. Science and Cultural Theory. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2009. Herbrechter, Stefan, and Ivan Callus, eds. Cy-borges: Memories of the Posthuman...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... No causaba el Tahafut, trabajo fortuito, sino un problema de índole filológica vinculado a la obra monumental que lo justificaría ante las gentes: el comentario de Aristóteles.5 (Borges, “La busca de Averroes”) The cause for the picayune worry dimming Averroes’s...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 February 2004
... that we must forget if we are to be able to think at all, for as Jorge Luis Borges writes, in his great story ‘‘Funes the Memorius ‘‘To think is to forget differences, generalize, make abstrac- tions 23 Such generalization is, in linguistic terms, analogous to globaliza- tion in economies. The...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 157–159.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Chicago Press, 2004. Apostolidis, Paul, and Juliet A. Williams, eds. Public Affairs: Politics in the Age of Sex Scandals. Durham, N.C., and London: Duke University Press, 2004. Axelrod, Mark. Borges’ Travel, Hemingway’s Garage: Secret Histories. Tallahassee: FC2, 2004. Barlow, Tani E. The Question of...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 199–201.
Published: 01 August 2005
...: Jean Toomer and the Poetics of Modernity. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005. 200 boundary 2 / Fall 2005 Frisch, Mark. You Might Be Able to Get There from Here: Reconsidering Borges and the Postmoderns. Cranbury, N.J.: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 2004. Goldstein, Philip...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 61–83.
Published: 01 August 2020
...- tion of a text is also a form of erasure not because the references are often unacknowledged but because they disappear into the monotonous fabric of his texts. Shorn of quotation marks, rendered in Sebald sound, Franz Kafka resembles Jorge Luis Borges, Borges resembles Alain Robbe- Grillet, Robbe...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of a prosthetic form of life (adoption, adaptation, resistance), much as in one of Jorge Luis Borges’s short stories, “The Story of the Warrior and the Captive Maiden,” where a barbarian warrior ad portas Byzantium, rather than waging war and raining destruction on the city—­his former goal...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 169–175.
Published: 01 August 2020
... some- one inevitably is compelled to compile his academic papers, seminar notes, et cetera. Later, of course, after the enthusiasm over the discovery of a new celestial being has passed, we will see if Sebald continues to shine along- side those to whom one routinely compares him (Borges, Proust...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 February 2003
...- tions that arose in its aftermath. It may well be easier for us to acknowledge this dream of imaginative reconstitution when an author of fiction, perhaps of magical realism, assigns it to a character—as when Jorge Luis Borges...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 37–59.
Published: 01 February 2006
... instance of the downtrodden forcing a part for themselves in the political game of possibili- ties. Not only that, but the amazingly creative and artful ways in which the Negro survived that domination in force gave the world a poetic dynamic that remains sustaining. Jorge Luis Borges, recognizing this...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 163–173.
Published: 01 August 2002
... tionalizing it in the real sense, legitimizing it in their own terms, constructing new epistemes, unfolding alternative actions. On the other hand, pluralism can be a prison without walls. Jorge Luis Borges once told the story...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 65–96.
Published: 01 February 2002
... philopoetic enterprise is found in Jorge Luis Borges’s story ‘‘Pierre Menard, Author of Don Quixote in which Borges famously re- lates how Menard wanted not ‘‘to compose another Don Quixote’’ but rather to write, in 1930s France, ‘‘the’’ Don Quixote.23 The reason why Menard ulti- mately failed is not that...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 91–103.
Published: 01 August 2002
... the Koran, as Borges believed, any philologist worth his salt would find in its verses a thousand reasons quite apart from these melancholic ruminants to declare that it is a text of Arab origin. In short, what does not seem wise...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 123–136.
Published: 01 August 2002
... history, as if the future could be predicted accord- ing to the manner of those ancient cosmographies described by Borges, in which the world was still new. On our shores, some compañeros believe that the revolutionary leadership...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 3–15.
Published: 01 August 2017
... becoming smaller. Well before Jorge Luis Borges or Samuel Beckett, Ungaretti’s “Mattina” participates in the logic of attenuation that Flaubert proposes and that his younger contemporary Dickinson practiced. The logic of attenuation produces formally striking works that seem to solicit yet...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 105–134.
Published: 01 May 2015
... fascination with Nazism is hardly unusual in Latin American literature; a short list of works to treat the theme would include Jorge Luis Borges’s “Deutsches Requiem” (1946), José Emilio Pacheco’s Morirás lejos (1967; trans. You Will Die in a Distant Land, 1991), Ricardo Piglia’s Respiración artificial...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 97–124.
Published: 01 August 2012
... post- modern that approximates a discursive consensus. The editor (or author) is surely joking. After all, the tense development of discomfort between the narrator and the reader is a trademark of Wallace’s fiction.5 But as such 3. “David F. Wallace” quotes Frank Bidart’s prose poem “Borges...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 107–122.
Published: 01 August 2003
... story and subsequent cinematic adapta- tions), cyberpunk terminators, the alien Borg (from the later Star Trek TV shows and films), the realities and dreams of artificial intelligence, goddess ‘‘thealogy her book repeatedly stages...