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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., and Lewis Mumford, and others, and then discusses F. O. Matthiessen and the establishment of the postwar/cold war canon and its associated topics. Tanner focuses on the interrelations among writing, democracy, nationality, the canon, and the problematic of the alienation of the writer and the...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Bhāsa, or Perso-Arabic words, in Premsagar . Contrarily, Urdu-centric scholars stress Lal’s use of the phrase “ibtada-e dāstān” (the beginning of the Dastan ) to open Baital Pachisi . The claim is that preoccupation with Lallu Jee Lal’s place in the Hindi and Urdu literary canon occludes the all...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 2015
... poststructuralism, just as Spanosian postmodernism is at odds with canonical versions of the postmodern. During times of theoretical apathy and indifference, what sets apart Spanos’s legacy is its underlying ethics of care, and its indefatigable passion for resistance and oppositional thinking. This essay is...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 165–195.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jed Rasula This essay considers the disappearance from the historical record of hundreds of American poets who published regularly in the first half of the twentieth century. Since a pedagogically oriented canon emerged in 1950, scholars have assumed that a small number of established figures were...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 May 2016
... philosophical reflections on the literary, defined as they so frequently are by a small, high modernist European canon? Might Badiou provide resources for a critique of what has become known as “world literature,” with its assumptions about translation and the smooth transportability of literary meaning? How...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 201–213.
Published: 01 February 2010
... poems' complicated play with temporality interacts with his rapid canonization. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Book Reviewed: John Ashbery, Collected Poems, 1956–1987 , ed. Mark Ford (Library of America, No. 187) (New York: Library of America, 2008). Hereafter, this work is cited...
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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 (2009) 36 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
... existence becomes infused with authenticity, valorized as a site of cultural origins, and envisioned as an antidote to the globalizing force of the military-industrial complex. This essay examines two seminal works in the canon of Arabic literature, Ghassan Kanafani's Rijal fi al-Shams ( Men in the Sun...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 139–176.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Joe Cleary Though canons and faculty have greatly diversified in recent decades, English departments around the world fundamentally prioritize English and American literatures. To this extent, they resemble the Anglo-American imperial commonwealths that some toward the end of the nineteenth century...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 229–230.
Published: 01 February 2000
... a member of the boundary 2 editorial collective. He is the author of (Dis)forming the American Canon: The Vernacular of African Arabic American Slave Narrative (1992) and has published in the areas of philosophy, literary/cultural...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 1.
Published: 01 February 2015
... figures from outside the standard academic canon whose recall would be important. Writings under this rubric will keep in mind the impor- tance of judgment, of identifying and valuing past contributions of persis- tent value. We begin this series with an examination of William Spanos, not least...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 227–239.
Published: 01 May 2014
... role as narrator and protagonist is key to understand- ing his book Reading Law, coauthored with Bryan Garner. The book argues that text-­based interpretation would be made more predictable if fifty-­seven “valid canons” were followed.5 It concludes with thirteen “falsities exposed,” 3. Id. at...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 245–247.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Reconsidered, Cultures of United States Imperialism (with Amy Kaplan), Revision- ary Interventions into the Americanist Canon, Postnational Narratives, and, most recently, The Futures of American Studies, Pease is the general editor for the New...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 185–186.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Imperialism (with Amy Kaplan), Revisionist Interven- tions into the American Canon, Postnational Narratives, and the forthcoming Futures of American Studies, Pease is the general editor for the New Americanists book series at Duke University Press, the founding director of the Summer Institute for...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2020
... (Dartmouth College) had prepared that issue when Bill Spanos still edited the journal at SUNY at Binghamton. Don titled that issue New Americanists: Revisionist Inter- ventions into the Canon, and it helped establish the field- changing New Americanism. Duke s acquisition of the boundary 2 copyright...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 263–264.
Published: 01 May 2020
... groundbreaking book (Dis)forming the American Canon: The Vernacular of African Arabic American Slave Narrative (1992). His latest book is Sentient Flesh (Thinking in Disorder/Poi sis in Black) (Duke Uni- versity Press, 2020). Fred Moten teaches in the Department of Performance Studies at New York Univer- sity...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... The author of Visionary Compacts: American Renaissance Writing in Cul- tural Context and the editor of eight volumes, including The American Renaissance Reconsidered, Cultures of United States Imperialism (with Amy Kaplan), Revisionary Interventions into the Americanist Canon, National Identities...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 235–246.
Published: 01 February 2015
... book, Spanos argues that Twain’s novel, “despite its patent flaws . . . sheds more light on the United States’ contemporary global occasion than any other novel in the American canon, with the exception of Herman Melville’s fiction” (SA, 25). It displays the pernicious effects of American...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 171–184.
Published: 01 August 2015
... critics saw female photographers embracing the responsi- bility that women—always already—are expected to assume in social repro- 3. “Akiko Ozawa: A DAY [Women of 30 Years Canon Inc., Canon’s Global Website, New Cosmos of Photography, accessed February 27, 2014, www.canon.com/scsa/newcosmos...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Imperialism (with Amy Kaplan), Revisionary Inter- ventions into the Americanist Canon, Postnational Narratives, and, most recently, The Futures of American Studies, Pease is the general editor for the New Ameri- canists book series at Duke University Press, the founding director of the Summer Institute...