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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Nergis Ertürk; Özge Serin In introducing this special issue of boundary 2 , this essay seeks to challenge the derivative conception of Marxist-communist translation that posits a hierarchical distinction between universal and particular forms of Marxism and communism. Reconceptualizing translation...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 159–219.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Duke University Press 2016 avant-garde propaganda illustration popular culture Marxism Translating Communism for Children: Fables and Posters of the Revolution Serguei Alex. Oushakine The bourgeoisie knew all too...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
... materialist philosophy in transforming systems of knowledge to create new forms of collective Soviet identity. By examining political speeches and propaganda on the Soviet periphery, this essay argues that the translation of communism across the Muslim national platform exposes the power of this Marxist...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 75–95.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., 113–16; “A Plural Speech,” in The Infinite Conversation, 80–82. 50. Novalis, Schriften, 2:645. 51. Jean-­Luc Nancy, “Le communisme littéraire,” in La communauté désœuvrée (Paris: Christian Bourgois, 1986), 187–88; “Literary Communism,” in The Inoperative Commu- nity, trans. Peter Connor...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
... this essay for their questions and comments. The views expressed herein are exclusively my own, as is the responsibility for any errors. Toward a Literary Communism: The 1926 Baku Turcological Congress Nergis Ertürk...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Harry Garuba “Dreaming on Behalf of the Community” presents the edited transcript of a conversation I had with the Somali writer Nuruddin Farah in his Cape Town home a few months before the publication of his latest novel, Hiding in Plain Sight . The previous novel, Crossbones , marked the end of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 45–59.
Published: 01 August 2018
... between Taiwan and China is unlike that of fraternity brothers or a gay marriage; it remains separated by the Strait (or straight sexuality and heterogeneity). No way (at least not yet) could we entertain the hope of building such an affective community, even though we do have quite a few literary texts...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 153–160.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Michael Fishbein Sidney H. Griffith’s recent book, The Bible in Arabic: The Scriptures of the “People of the Book” in the Language of Islam , discusses how the Bible was translated into Arabic, the language of Islam, but increasingly the vernacular of Jewish and Christian communities in the Middle...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 15–21.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Walter Benjamin In this address, delivered at a pedagogics conference held at the University of Breslau in 1913, Benjamin argues for an integration of individual and collective experience in the form of an “educational community,” understood not as a circle of common interests but as the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 67–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the Hindu majority community will adopt toward other religious communities in India—the one tolerant and the other intolerant—are essentially alike in envisaging national coexistence as the framing politics of this concern. © 2008 by Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda 2008 This is a...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
... contributed directly to the revolution were given the occasion to communicate the background motivations that caused them to inaugurate the revolution, as well as those fundamental demands to which they are unwaveringly dedicated. The Tunisian public will discover from this faithful transcript of the Temimi...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Naomi Waltham-Smith What is at stake when the sonorous becomes a condition of possibility for a concept of community? Exploring the ex(ap)propriation of the sonic that takes places at the threshold between the refusal of presence in French deconstruction (Derrida, Nancy) and the refusal of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., The Age of Extremes , is different, in that it is structured in terms of the effects on the West of the simulacrum of Soviet Communism, rather than its threat or actuality. Hobsbawm remains a figure of the twentieth century to the extent that his work missed the rise of new productive forces, the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
... comes back to the “civilized” world but refuses to write about the secret. He shall not be part of the Western community of knowledge, the community of university professors. Instead, he becomes an archivist at Yale. The commentary asks about the founding dichotomy between knowledge and the archive, and...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2011
... that it is the circulation of print that poses a threat to ideals of unified public consent. In this context, unofficial documents such as private letters and secret histories became sources of alternative communication. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Leslie Bow offered generous...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Wang Ban In understanding rights across cultures, critics tend to view individual or human rights as unique to the West and alien to community-based or authoritarian Eastern cultures. This essay challenges this fetishism of individual rights by tracing social and intellectual movements in the West...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 165–201.
Published: 01 February 2011
... political communities within a broader region. Therefore, revisiting the idea of region, especially the idea of ethnic region, through the lens of trans-systemic society and trans-societal system, is crucial to addressing such questions as “How do we understand China?” or “What is China?” © 2011 by Duke...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 203–229.
Published: 01 February 2011
.../community organization, the individualization of family life manifests itself through the disembedment of the individual from previously all-encompassing social ties, especially that of the patriarchal order. In the first section, I review the institutional changes in family structure and size. Next, I...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mouldi Guessoumi Humanity has always needed a grammar to trace the specific substance of its factual history, from the advent of communicative language up to and including modern revolutionary events. Moreover, all revolutions throughout history have gone through the same stages to arrive finally...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 27–54.
Published: 01 August 2014
... question of race, and in its idealization of community as a form of mutual indebtedness. This essay has benefited from the input of the Post45 Group, meeting at Stanford University in November 2012, as well as from conversations with audiences at the University of North Carolina, Rutgers University...