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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Colin MacCabe A Defense of Criticism Colin MacCabe In memory of Gareth Roberts and Tony Tanner An inaugural lecture provides an occasion to summarize the state of one’s subject from the peculiarly...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 153–176.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Q. S. Tong; Xiaoyi Zhou Criticism and Society: The Birth of the Modern Critical Subject in China Q. S. Tong and Xiaoyi Zhou Over the past ten years or so, there have been repeated calls in China for the creation and establishment...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Anthony Bogues Duke University Press 2005 Working Outside Criticism: Thinking Beyond Limits Anthony Bogues Thinking involves not only the flow of thoughts, but their arrest as well. Where thinking suddenly stops...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 21–54.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Ronald AT. Judy Ronald AT. Judy 2007 Some Thoughts on Naguib Mahfouz in the Spirit of Secular Criticism Ronald AT. Judy Near the end of Qasr as-shawq (Palace of Desire), the second vol- ume in Naguib Mahfouz’s famous novel...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Manisha Basu This essay reads exemplary instances of the fictional work of Indian novelist R. K. Narayan (1906-2001) as expressions of critical anachronism in a world literary marketplace that, despite claiming diversity as a global, even transcendental, value, remains committed to both...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Anita Starosta This essay asks how translation—considered not merely as an interlinguistic procedure but as a practice inherent in every encounter—might come to inform the emergent paradigm of “global humanities.” Even as post-Eurocentric criticism presumes Europe to have been provincialized...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 187–203.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Desiderio Navarro the Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development 2002 Translated by Alessandro Fornazzari and Desiderio Navarro 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 191 of 265 In Medias Res Publicas: On Intellectuals and Social Criticism...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Mina Karavanta This essay discusses William V. Spanos’s work as the legacy of what can be called “ontopolitical criticism.” Spanos’s affiliation between texts and the world discloses the overlapping of the history of imperialistic and colonial violence with the politics of ontology, which...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 251–263.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Lindsay Waters In the twentieth century, criticism flourished in the academy in the English language from the 1930s to the 1960s, but gradually a hyperprofessionalized discourse purporting to be criticism took its place. The problem was exacerbated because people misunderstand literary theory...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 153–191.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., by definition, to unfold it in the world. Determined to separate the false paradox (the “world” according to the One) from the true paradox (the cosmological abyss) within which it unfolds, humanity is thought to be destined to an inevitable state of war as if by nature. Secular criticism (in the manner...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 145–172.
Published: 01 February 2020
... opposites together. In digging under the separation required by any act of criticism, Darwish’s Mural reaches beyond criticism to attain the courage required for living with death. Mahmoud Darwish ethics enlightenment criticism poetry References Abu-Hashhash Ibrahim . 2011 . “ al...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 207–248.
Published: 01 February 2023
... and state interests away from the formation of critical humanists, removing key social values of judgment and self-formation from the ideals of humanistic education. Following the nudges of neoliberal administrations and inventing their own methods and positions congenial to the holders of power and wealth...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 153–194.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Susan Koshy Morphing Race into Ethnicity: Asian Americans and Critical Transformations of Whiteness Susan Koshy The meaning of Caucasian as at one time prevalent has been now practically exploded...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Aamir R. Mufti Duke University Press 2004 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Critical Secularism: A Reintroduction for Perilous Times Aamir R. Mufti...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 11–34.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Edward W. Said Edward W. Said 2003 Erich Auerbach, Critic of the Earthly World Edward W. Said . . . human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them to give...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Willi Goetschel Duke University Press 2004 Heine’s Critical Secularism Willi Goetschel Heinrich Heine’s secularism is of a particular kind. Occupying a prominent, if not dominant, place in his writing, the secularist impulse...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 37–41.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Daniel T. O'Hara; Gina Masucci MacKenzie Duke University Press 2005 On the Culture of the Real: A Response to Lindsay Waters’s Critical Reflections on the Case of Paul de Man Daniel T. O’Hara and Gina Masucci MacKenzie Slavoj Žižek remarks in his recent book...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 61–86.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Jiwei Ci Duke University Press 2007 What Is in the Cloud? A Critical Engagement with Thomas Metzger on “The Clash between Chinese and Western Political Theories” Jiwei Ci 1 A menacing cloud hangs across...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
... engagement with Byzantine iconoclasm and argues that by appropriating elements of Byzantine Aristotelian theology in order to undergird a postsecularist argument, the modern critic dehistoricizes ideas that were firmly rooted in East Roman social, political, and cultural contexts in a manner that ultimately...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 139–158.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Zhihui Ang; Lindsay Waters This essay focuses on the way James Wolcott might remind us what a critic can do to make a difference in the world by responding to artworks directly and emotionally. Wolcott started to fight the academics right from the beginning and still does so occasionally. The war...