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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., Spanos also throws into sharp relief similar justificatory grounds deployed by the present global powers and the ancient Roman Empire. Spanos’s contribution to postcolonial scholarship shows itself in his analyses of terms such as profane, conscious pariah , and exile vis-à-vis the disciplinary...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 179–194.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Gil Hochberg; Shir Alon Santiago Slabodsky's Decolonial Judaism: Triumphal Failures of Barbaric Thinking returns to a history of Jewish persecution, but unlike other attempts to trace the tradition of the Jewish “conscious pariah,” it does not aim to identify an “essence” of Judaism (say, “exilic...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 179–194.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and engaged many of the same motifs and events, and translated into the affirmation of “a radically secular being-­in-­the-­world” (41), Arendt’s appeal to the “conscious pariah” and Said’s notion of “exilic consciousness” constitute “exemplary—­indeed, enabling—­models” (215) with and through which...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 217–233.
Published: 01 February 2015
... World War II a decorated veteran, Spanos returned as what Hannah Arendt termed a “conscious pariah.” Rather than agreeing to remain silent as the condition of return, Spanos emerged from this scorched earth at the periphery of empire a “spectral non-being”­ com- mitted to bear witness to what...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... words, what I have tried to suggest in pointing to the affilia- tive relationship between Said’s exilic consciousness and Arendt’s conscious pariahdom is that their discourses on the question of Palestine, however distant in time, can be read not simply as a gen- erational...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 133–155.
Published: 01 August 2001
... 1997, Melville seems to be consciously eliding the meaning of the French word blanc white with the English word blank the absence of presence in the fol- 138 boundary 2 / Fall 2001 But Melville’s destruction of Pierre’s vestigial metaphysical vision does not culminate here. He goes...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 February 2015
... consciousness”29 and Arendt the “age of the refugee.”30 In “American Studies in the Age of the World Picture,” a manifesto for the turn 28. In Heidegger and Criticism: Retrieving the Cultural Politics of Destruction (Minneapo- lis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993), Spanos responds to the debate...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2004
... culture that is to say, to ‘‘go through [its] external forms’’ without possessing it, and how can a possession over culture be lost? Finally, if it is possible to perform culture without having to possess it, what does it mean to embrace this state of mind as a conscious and subversive political...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... realisms, or Euro-American­ high modernisms all had a contem- poraneous impact and were neither receding historical nor geographically remote phenomena. The success of Irish national literature has been in some ways spec- tacular. The literature of the Young Irelanders was self-­consciously...