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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 47–60.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Bruce Robbins Duke University Press 2007 Cosmopolitanism: New and Newer Bruce Robbins In his latest and very engaging book, Kwame Anthony Appiah declares that cosmopolitanism, properly conceived, does...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 187–198.
Published: 01 May 2010
... this tradition in its figural relationship to past becomings. Where this philosophical tradition intersects with current examples of antiracist activism, figurations of cosmopolitan dissidence produce flashes of postrace fulfillment that disrupt the emerging totalitarianisms of thought that would perpetuate...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 89–121.
Published: 01 May 2021
... new evidence from a little-known diary by the nineteen-year-old Cavafy. It then examines the overlooked context of Alexandria's late Ottoman cosmopolitanism and shows its decisive contribution to the city's modern culture, including Cavafy's own diasporic ethnic group, the Egyptian Greeks. Finally...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
...” and philosophy dating from the origins of the written graphemes that make up the hanzi , or written medium. Always ill, always fleeing, the polylingual and cosmopolitan Qu, who died at age thirty-six, left behind a vast archive of unfinished work and fresh, complex ideas about the real, the social...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of contemporary New Asia was curated into “being” in Japanese, Australian, and Singapore museums. A key goal was the attempt to imagine a cosmopolitan-multicultural Asia able to transcend national boundaries, even as there was the awareness that the region's cultural diversity and history of political fractures...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
...’ attempts to write a human-interest story about a man who is able to defecate perfectly formed sculptures made of shit, “The Suffering Channel” satirizes the insularity and narcissism that plagues Americans, even those who, like the interns who work at Style , imagine themselves to be cosmopolitans. Wallace...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 February 2020
... with Jewish ghosts, the essay examines how contemporary art practices peddle in nostalgia for a Jewish past as a mode of desiring a cosmopolitan European future. As “newly integrated” Europeans, Poles are caught in a double bind: on the one hand, their Jewish ghosts allow them to participate in European...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 315–328.
Published: 01 May 2022
... World focus on Deane's lifelong contributions, critical and polemical, to the analysis of Irish culture and the Troubles (1969–98), they reveal Deane to have been a thoroughly cosmopolitan intellectual whose work on Ireland and colonialism is of global import. dclloyd@ucr.edu Review of Seamus...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (4): 3–31.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Jason Fitzgerald; Bruce Robbins Abstract In this wide‐ranging interview, Bruce Robbins reflects on themes that have long been at the center of his work, including cosmopolitanism, the political functions of literature and of literary criticism, narratives, progress, feelings, morals, class politics...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 7–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... back to the metropolitan cities—London and Liverpool—where he had previously resided. Cavafy remained firmly oriented toward the West, and his Anglophilic cosmopolitanism is inextricably linked to commerce and culture as they intersect with his family history. The museum ethos that later defines his...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 177–203.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the institutional fragility of empire as a form. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 philhellenism Orientalism poetics empire cosmopolitanism It has become somewhat of a cliché with regard to Constantine P. Cavafy (1863–1933) to say that no other modern writer has gained a comparable...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 February 2010
... are exercis- ing passive and private functions, whereas in the cut and thrust of schol- arly and textual debate these subjects become citizens who advance their extravocational critique as scholars (Gelehrter), creating the cosmopolitan sphere of a reading public.27 In this sense, Enlightenment...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 May 2013
... The Rhetoric of Hindu India: Literature and Religion in an Age of Globalization. Pheng Cheah is professor of rhetoric at the University of California at Berkeley, where he has taught since 1999. He has published extensively on the theory and practice of cosmopolitanism. He is the author of Inhuman...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... the parochial nationalisms they were assigned to represent in the West for access to limited cosmopolitan Euro-­mobility. In the third sample case, I argue that postcolonial tools are indispensable to acknowledging and sorting the virulent forms that racism has recently taken in post–Cold War Eastern...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 267–268.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Robbins is Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities at Colum- bia University. His most recent book is Perpetual War: Cosmopolitanism from the Viewpoint of Violence (Duke University Press, 2012). He is working on a companion volume, entitled The Beneficiary: Cosmopolitanism from...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 221–223.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Culture: Murals, Museums, and the Mexican State. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. Dunn, Allen, and Thomas F. Haddox, eds. The Limits of Literary Historicism. Knox- ville: University of Tennessee Press, 2012. Feld, Steven. Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra: Five Musical Years in Ghana. Dur- ham...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 217–238.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Com- munity (Datong shu Kang drafts a cosmopolitan world imagination by drawing inspiration from New Text Confucianism and reasserts Confu- cian values of benevolence and mutual obligation in projecting a peaceful cosmopolitan society. His Confucian blueprint for an equitable world has many...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., “What is enlightenment?” What, indeed, is enlightenment? Is it national awakening or cosmopolitanism? Is it a democratic republic or individual self-­sovereignty? Is it eradicating superstition, opposing religion, or secularization? Is it the awareness of rights or the manifestation of per- sonal...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 205–232.
Published: 01 May 2021
... . 1998 . “ Introduction Part I: Actually Existing Cosmopolitanism .” In Cosmopolitics: Thinking and Feeling beyond the Nation , edited by Cheah Pheng and Robbins Bruce , 1 – 19 . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Robbins Bruce . 2012 . Perpetual War...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of Irish critics and readerships. However, since Cork- ery, like so many other critics of his time and afterward, can only shuttle between the extremes of cosmopolitanism and nativism, his terms of evaluation are afforded him by the system he protests. For Corkery, that is, the cosmopolitan writer...