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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 129–156.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Robert P. Marzec Duke University Press 2002 Enclosures, Colonization, and the Robinson Crusoe Syndrome: A Genealogy of Land in a Global Context Robert P. Marzec The advantages resulting from enclosures are not to be looked upon...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 9–23.
Published: 01 May 2013
... also helps him charac- terize the problem. Incontinence is not merely doing the wrong thing; it is doing the wrong thing knowingly, being able to choose a better course of action rather than a worse one and choosing the worse—or, as Robinson Crusoe would say, choosing for the worst. Thus...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 161–188.
Published: 01 August 2007
... 166  boundary 2 / Fall 2007 Reducing distance is the task Said here envisions for horizontal ethics. And that seems to mean turning the Other into more of the Same. The great mythic text for horizontal ethics is Robinson Crusoe. The oceanic world is flat, the island less so. For years...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 73–97.
Published: 01 August 2017
... that description: Robinson Crusoe, for instance, is precisely not a novel 76 boundary 2 / August 2017 about the globe. Its hero is first offered various forms of provincial suc- cess—he could set up as small merchant or farmer in northern England; he could become a tobacco planter in Brazil. In each case...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Thinking?” falls on the obscurity of moral agents to them- selves, which is the burden of her literary examples—Dante’s Francesca, Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, the Jean-­Jacques of Rousseau’s Confes- sions—and which carries over into nonliterary examples, as well. Rosenthal shows the persistence...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 193–211.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Europe's lingua franca . The Enlightenment fostered a variety of tendencies, among them a “new sort of novel . . . [the] first modern realist novel,” such as Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (1719), and the career of the philosophe , a figure personified by Voltaire (1694–1778), a self-styled enemy...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 177–222.
Published: 01 February 2002
... literature. (We are, of course, implicitly called on to remember here Betteredge’s repeated turns to composing doses of Robinson Crusoe earlier in the story whenever circum- stances had threatened to get the better of him.) In this passage, Collins implies that The Moonstone, especially that part...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 105–129.
Published: 01 August 2016
... by means of a social contract or through the process of eco- nomic exchange, social contract theory and classical political economy are both guilty of metalepsis—the transposing of cause for effect. Following the desert island model of Robinson Crusoe, these robinsonades mistake the outcome...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
...-­in-­Time Capi- talism (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2012), esp. chap. 4, “The Associate Vice Provost in the Gray Flannel Suit: Administrative Labor and the Corporate University,” 66–86. Konstantinou / The World of David Foster Wallace 67 Crusoe’s island...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 103–132.
Published: 01 August 2020
... biography. For like Robinson Crusoe, Mehran s strange surprising adventures have taken up residence in the ambivalent terrain between the real and the fic- tional, which Catherine Gallagher sees as one of the novel s most definitive features. The novel has also been widely regarded as a form that tried...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 207–235.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of this book about the contradictions that inhere in local rivalries and global cooperation, about finding a happy medium between the too large and too small, about grappling to find a new form to commu- nicate those problems, about spheres, edges and islands conjured up Defoe s Robinson Crusoe, itself...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 159–219.
Published: 01 August 2016
... officer, explained his request to the librarian this way, “How many Robinson Crusoes do you have? A lot? Give 73. Perry Nodelman, “Interpretation and the Apparent Sameness of Children’s Litera- ture,” Studies in the Literary Imagination 18, no. 2 (1985): 19. 74. Nodelman, “Interpretation...