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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 167–178.
Published: 01 February 2010
... reality or to abandon one in favor of the other are complicated in the remaining ones. Overall, the interview suggests that Virilio himself must be considered as a vector whose concepts are always already in motion, indeed as one who may seem to be making a definitive statement at one moment, but who...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in the last decades, analyzes the complicity of the Muslim Brotherhood with the United States, and compares Egypt to other countries of social upsurge in the region. The exchanges explore the gross inadequacies of liberal democracy in addressing the infrastructural problems that Egypt is confronted...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 February 2015
... reproduce it by the profession at large, especially in designing their pedagogy. Practitioners of the literary and cultural humanities must continually be aware of their complicity in reproducing a “thinking of colonized and docile bodies in the service of the dominant sociopolitical order whether conceived...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 201–229.
Published: 01 February 2018
... reasons, it is useful here because of the ways these poets struggle with and critique the neoliberal normalization and market-driven homogenization of Northern Irish culture in the aftermath of the Belfast Agreement (Good Friday Agreement). But this poetry also admits complicity with the historical...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 313–335.
Published: 01 August 2016
... objective conditions are met; and called for a thorough diagnosis of the present's particularity. In doing so, the essay seeks to complicate retrospective sketches of Arab Marxists, such as Susan Buck-Morss's, that depict them as elitist and vanguardist modernizers and oppose them to immanent Islamist...
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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 (2018) 45 (3): 173–196.
Published: 01 August 2018
... challenged. Taiwan literature, and how its critics and writers are redefining its relationship to its complicated linguistic past and contemporary allies, marks one such important regional interface where this particular process of literary governance is unfolding. This essay places Taiwan in the regional...
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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. The...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 31–54.
Published: 01 May 2009
... authoritative knowledge of or judgment on the social world, Franzen is inspired by fiction's capacity—when it is true to its exploratory, inventive, and creative character—to convey something significant about individual and social life, and about the complicated intersection of public and private. Throughout...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 63–76.
Published: 01 August 2009
... assertions of Lin's works against his multigeneric poetry's effects, the essay tests their seeming complicity with a late-capitalist ambience that Rem Koolhaas has identified as “Junkspace”: seamless and stupefying coagulation of the disjointed landscape left over by modernization. Lin's boring or “relaxing...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 133–153.
Published: 01 May 2010
... anonymous woman pleas into the receiver for help, the discussion seeks to both locate and complicate the so-called human element captured in recordings of the voice. Using Eric Santner's notion of creaturely life as a conceptual lens, this piece argues that the melancholy poetics that often accompanies the...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 191–222.
Published: 01 February 2013
... for legitimizing violence against religious groups, especially Muslims, has opened up fundamental questions regarding the future of queer emancipatory politics. While supportive of the urgency of critiquing the complicities of Western queer politics in neoliberal, imperial discourses, I am troubled by...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 113–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
... while critically foregrounding the structural failure and mass loss perpetuated by systems of contemporary capitalism. In the conclusion, the essay explores play as a precarious, uncertain, but also transformative relation that might complicate the gamified elements (points, badges, and reputation...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Anikó Imre I argue that postcolonial discourses are essential to unearthing and revising the complicated dynamic of codependence between Western and Eastern European nationalisms, which is haunted by internalized and rarely acknowledged traces of imperialism on both sides. However, the spatial...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 177–206.
Published: 01 February 2021
..., he also seems to not notice how his version of humanism is appropriated by nationalists around the world. The greatest contradiction lies in the fact that Orientalism adopts a Foucauldian genealogical approach while carrying out a philological analysis. To illustrate the complicity between philology...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 63–65.
Published: 01 May 2011
... far the most lucid and compelling reading of the text to date, situating it in the con- text of the complicated times in which it was produced as well as within the context of Lu Xun’s own thinking about the various hard choices facing Chi- nese thinkers in the period. Wang Hui does not shy away...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 203–228.
Published: 01 May 2001
... 1933–1945. 206 boundary 2 / Summer 2001 the unspeakable, by distancing the Holocaust from contemporary culture, eradicates our responsibility toward, and even our complicity with, what has been deemed beyond the range of human thought. 2. Avoiding ‘‘Holocaust’’ In 1952, Bruno...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 97–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
... / Harris 103 Now the explanations will be bearable   A beautiful hour will come up around you   To take the complications—your arms and legs,   Your heart, your blood and cilia,   Your cell structure—directly from your mind   Your shoulders will slush through space   Your vocal cords, the final...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 161–162.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., 2005. Michelle Chilcoat is assistant professor of French and Francophone studies at Union College in Schenectady, New York. Her research and teaching address the complicity of enlightenment, romantic, and modernist epistemologies in the colonialist biopoli- tics of race, sex/gender, and class. Her...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 116–117.
Published: 01 November 2015
... motherfucker of a headache. My liver was tender, very tender. I wanted to say, “The principle of this body is to put out. Invagination is a cosmic scam!” You have a complicated way of speaking. This chicken store was not yet operational. Its nice grey sign attempted a ridiculous balance between [come...