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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 157–180.
Published: 01 November 2019
... 10.1215/01903659-7859177 © 2019 by Duke University Press Number, form, proportion, situation : The Measure of Racial Comparison in Myung Mi Kim s Dura Christopher Chen The work of Korean American poet Myung Mi Kim represents an early and highly influential break from the activist polemics of an early gen...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 81–107.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Xudong Zhang Duke University Press 2005 Political Philosophy and Comparison: Bourgeois Identity and the Narrative of the Universal Xudong Zhang 1. The Legitimacy of Comparison: Historical, Political, and Philosophical...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 105–134.
Published: 01 May 2015
... México; at the 2013 MLA in Boston; and at Williams College. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Roberto Bolaño allegory world literature Nazism comparison Comparison, Allegory, and the Address of “Global” Realism (The Part about Bolaño...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 203–221.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Olga V. Solovieva This essay discusses Svetlana Alexievich’s book Voices from Chernobyl as a complicated figuration of the Russian and Soviet literary traditions. A comparison is drawn with the Japanese documentary Little Voices from Fukushima (2015) by the antinuclear activist Hitomi Kamanaka...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
... to broaden the theoretical base of political inquiry by being as culturally inclusive as possible; it seeks to transcend national boundaries and build a body of theory that is somehow “global.” However, CPT must also be sensitive to the ways that “comparison” can function to separate (rather than include...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
... with, probe the ways to go beyond street politics and parliamentary politics, and relate the current political crisis to the economic crises of high inflation and high unemployment. The dialogue ends with a comparison between Egypt and China, pointing to the need for food sovereignty, economic self...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Emily Apter Deconstruction arguably marked the last time that comparative literature was truly confident as a discipline; with a clear sight of its philological inheritance and posthumanist telos. Post-2000 comp lit, by comparison, has been plagued by insecurity over what it is and what...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 3–22.
Published: 01 May 2005
...)—which could be resolved by the develop- ment of a new set of comparative measures, or a new model—or whether it is conceived as a theoretical crisis of a more fundamental kind, which throws into doubt the very possibility of ‘‘comparison’’ as such. If the former posi- tion appears overly optimistic...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 May 2005
... spatial boundary 2 32:2, 2005. Copyright © 2005 by Duke University Press. 24 boundary 2 / Summer 2005 complement. In short, I would like to look into some of the afterlives of area studies and how its inaugural impulse for holism and comparison has been reconfigured in such ways as to retain...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 1.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of Comparative Studies / 3 Harry Harootunian / Some Thoughts on Comparability and the Space-Time Problem / 23 John Kraniauskas / Difference Against Development: Spiritual Accumulation and the Politics of Freedom / 53 Xudong Zhang / Political Philosophy and Comparison: Bourgeois Identity...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 33–45.
Published: 01 May 2001
... or library. His business as poet is to find his own relationship to it. His is not an investigative poetry like Olson’s or Pound’s; no paradigm shift in our understanding of history is requested or asserted. Within a British context, the work of Jones bears comparison with the long poems of these two...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 143–168.
Published: 01 February 2003
...—that the Passagenwerk ‘‘remains’’ to be recognized, or read.2 The comparison suggested here, between Benjamin’s last work and Hölderlin’s ‘‘late’’ poetry, does not derive linearly from Benjamin’s own writ...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 2009
... theory of fascism. As Stanley Payne argued in his Fascism: Comparison and Definition, fascism can only be truly described contextually. The American novelist James Jones dramatized the fascist instinct in his novel From Here to Eternity when he had the gutless martinet Colonel Holmes denounce...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 May 2012
...,” in her All the Difference in the World: Post- coloniality and the Ends of Comparison (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2007), 247. Of the voluminous critical work on Walcott in general, I would single out Rei Terada’s Derek Walcott’s Poetry: American Mimicry (Boston: Northeastern...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 227–251.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... As capitalist expansion simultaneously draws on and exceeds national boundaries, it renders the nation indeterminate. I specifically focus on the repetition of this universal dynamics of capitalist modernity and its implica- tions for comparability and comparison, and take as examples the social lives of two...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 February 2017
...: it tends toward a comparison—to a commensurability—that we seek to establish among various elements and relations among these elements, that we seek to describe. These relations are precisely the supports I have mentioned. If there is a sur-prehension,­ it is because what is to be judged...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Pacheco Iván F. , eds. 2012 . Paying the Professoriate: A Global Comparison of Compensation and Contracts . New York : Routledge . Barmé Geremie . 2014 . “ Tyger! Tyger! A Fearful Symmetry .” China Story Journal . October 16 , 2014 . http://www.thechinastory.org/2014/10/tyger-tyger...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 213–239.
Published: 01 May 2017
... regions of the globe in any- thing other than clichés or shaky generalizations based on comparisons between scattered, unrepresentative texts. Franco Moretti’s essay “Conjectures on World Literature” is a key early contribution that has also proved prescient. He argues that study- ing...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Marilyn Ivy Duke University Press 2005 In/Comparable Horrors: Total War and the Japanese Thing Marilyn Ivy Perhaps no other national formation has troubled the demands of international comparison as much as Japan, occupying...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 21–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., incarcerated on charges of sodomy and corruption, was being proclaimed the “Malaysian Mandela” after his release from prison in 2004. Was Anwar not embarrassed by the comparison? Mandela was in prison for twenty-­seven years, Anwar six. Most embarrassing of all, Man- dela’s struggle and sacrifice...