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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... criticism destruction counterpoint Spanos’s Polemos: An Oppositional Intellectual in the Age of Mundialización Sergio Villalobos-­Ruminott The Western onto-­theo-­logical tradition should not be understood as simply a matter of ontological...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 235–246.
Published: 01 February 2015
...). To define the point of view of his reading, Spanos invokes Said’s notion of “contrapuntal” reading. For Spanos the counterpoint is first between an American-exceptional­ point of view and the different perspec- tive of those “like the British of the sixth century.” Here Spanos operates very...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 179–194.
Published: 01 February 2015
... will return to the singular ways in which this unusual “reconstellation” of thinkers is extended to the 1. See William V. Spanos, Exiles in the City: Hannah Arendt and Edward W. Said in Counterpoint (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2012), 203; hereafter, page num- bers are cited...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
... in postcolonial studies as The Legacy of Edward Said (2009), and Exiles in the City: Hannah Arendt and Edward W. Said in Counterpoint (2012). Despite his abiding work, postcolonial scholars have largely left Spanos’s ideas unexplored.5 I argue that Spanos’s corrosive postcolonial critique of Pax Americana...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 February 2017
... and behaviors” (2010: 36). Moreover, such epimeleia lies at the heart of a conundrum that lives within philo-sophy—­ as the love of wisdom—precisely insofar as they serve as the counterpoint to philosophical dissemination through knowledge (gnosis): “The predica- ment—the aporia—of philosophical teaching...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 97–114.
Published: 01 May 2003
... ‘‘a voice without a face to use David Laing’s phrase.5 Now this newly invented technological apparatus stood as the main visual counterpoint to the sounds emanating from its horn, osten- sibly reproducing sonic data without the intervention of human subjects. 4. Paul Gilroy, The Black Atlantic...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 175–194.
Published: 01 May 2003
... shorthand should serve to bring this excursion to a close. Ellison connected himself to Hemingway and Fitzgerald and their ‘‘lost generation’’ peers partly through a counterpointing sense of novelis- tic mission: ‘‘Ours is a task he wrote, which, ‘‘whether recognized or not, was defined for us to a large...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 149–157.
Published: 01 August 2002
... fairy godmother. It is found in the debate between dreams and reality, won through the bitter toll taken by daily labor 8 From this daily labor, counterpointed by the necessary contradic- tions of any process of renovation...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 251–262.
Published: 01 August 2008
... pleasures. (CP, 2:609–10) By taking Creeley’s commitment to the occasional seriously, we see how the slight poems mocked by literary journalists in isolation are signifi- cant as counterpoints within a formal system designed to measure a life, to record the mundane and repetitious as much...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 187–198.
Published: 01 May 2010
... be seen as a hopeful counterpoint: they prefigure and fulfill a racially transcendent solidarity that may be extended to the resistant cos- mopolitanisms of the postcolonial present. While more than a degree of utopian socialism informs James’s placement of the crew at the center of his...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., “Arab Spring 2011: A Symptomatic Reading of the Revolution (To the Memory of Edward W. Said symploke 20, no. 1 (2012): 83–119; Spanos, The Legacy of Edward W. Said (Champaign-Urbana:­ University of Illinois Press, 2009); Spanos, Exiles in the City: Hannah Arendt and Edward W. Said in Counterpoint...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 105–134.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of the book’s form. This ceding of the characterological to the structural has consequences both for the ideology of the novel’s form and for the meaning of its allegorical imagination.22 22. Bolaño’s debt to and depersonalization of the hard-boiled­ genre become evident in counterpoint to Taibo’s...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 217–233.
Published: 01 February 2015
... [1992], America’s Shadow: An Anatomy of Empire [1999], Shock and Awe: American Exceptionalism and the Imperatives of the Spectacle in Mark Twain’s “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” [2013 as a tacit theme (in Exiles in the City: Hannah Arendt and Edward W. Said in Counterpoint [2012...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
... than we think. At the same time, given the globalization of everything, “planetarity” does seems to me an impor- tant counterpoint as we go about unbundling the nation. For me, planetarity has to do not only with a globalized field but also with the fact that we’re all earthbound, tied...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 135–148.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the self-criticism the Democratic Party has leveled at its leadership since the 2004 election: liberals need to acknowledge the limits of secularism and begin talking the language of the people, who are by and large Christian. The forum, in this regard, interestingly counterpoints the efforts...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 123–140.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... The macabre character of wholesome images of American middle- class life fashioned through media of the seventies is particularly pro- nounced in the film by means of a counterpoint between ‘‘Barbie-doll’’ pro- tagonists...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., as a counterpoint to the divisions of American society. In each case, one is forced to ask questions about language and genre within texts with which students are familiar as a way of establishing those very questions for texts that inevitably seem both linguistically and generically unified to late- twentieth...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2004
... University, Providence, R.I., April 12, 2003). 2. Jonathan Arac, ‘‘Criticism between Opposition and Counterpoint in Edward Said and the Work of the Critic: Speaking Truth to Power, ed. Paul A. Bové (Durham, N.C., and Lon- don: Duke University Press, 2000), 68. Arac cites an interview published...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 3–20.
Published: 01 August 2006
... them to func- tion in productive counterpoint is fraternity, the exercise of brotherhood of humankind, which supersedes all more particularized group identifications, and a commitment to which ought to be preeminent in the minds of human- ists. If we could recover a commitment to brotherhood, we...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 119–156.
Published: 01 November 2019
... : Duke University Press . Grandin Greg . 2007 . “ Human Rights and Empire’s Embrace: A Latin American Counterpoint .” In Human Rights and Revolutions , 191 – 212 . London : Rowman and Littlefield . Grandin Greg . 2010 . “ Living in Revolutionary Time: Coming to Terms...