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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 29–48.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Daniel T. O’Hara The large historical transformation from a culture of work and achievement to one of consumption and pleasure, in progressively extreme and democratically available forms, finds its expression in the finest details of fictional, literary artistry. Thomas Mann’s development of the...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 55–79.
Published: 01 May 2004
... expression within the canonically bounded domain of the aesthetic, and we ascribe to art an active involvement (however difficult to define precisely) in the transformation of social conditions—which I hardly mean in the lazy Marxist sense of carrying out the order of political economy into the cultural...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2017
... indicates that his critique of Grant rests upon a diagnosis of a shift in the temporality of politics following the US Civil War. Taking Grant as exemplary of this more thoroughgoing historical transformation, Adams examines the intertwining within the administration of two seemingly contrary...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 15–47.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Wang Shaoguang © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Unless otherwise indicated, all data presented in this essay come from the author's research. The Great Transformation: The Double Movement in China Wang Shaoguang...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 163–173.
Published: 01 August 2002
... non- European ingredients could participate—those from Africa and Asia as well as those resulting from the transformations of European cultures in America. Césaire said that he had wanted ‘‘to make an Antillian French, a...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 187–219.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Joseph Massad This article examines the Palestinians' psychological and cultural response to the loss of Palestine and their plan of recovering it. By examining Freud's psychoanalytic understanding of how people cope with loss, especially Freud's work on mourning and melancholia, the author...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Kenneth W. Warren Duke University Press 2003 Ralph Ellison and the Problem of Cultural Authority Kenneth W. Warren In her controversial essay ‘‘Reflections on Little Rock originally writ- ten for Commentary magazine but published in...
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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 (2014) 41 (2): 165–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., “Welcoming China to Moder- nity: US Fantasies of Chinese Automobility,” Public Culture 24, no. 2 [Spring 2012]: 357). Hung / How Global Capitalism Transforms Deng Xiaoping 175 been given at most censored readings about Tibet and June 4—to name just two examples among many—to look...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 191–212.
Published: 01 February 2017
... to privilege over and above adaptive fitness. These tools also transform the field of our experience, de- and refunctionalizing our biological organs in a way that enables the body to interpret and be interpreted differently. Perhaps the most prominent example of this transformation of the body by...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... the State and civil society, and the position of intellectuals in the creation of hegemony. Visconti's films on the Risorgimento, The Leopard and Senso ; Pasolini's films and writings on the cultural and political transformations wrought by the “Economic Miracle”; the critical work that emerged from...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 1–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
... works such as Strange Country and Foreign Affections . Informed by a commitment to European and Irish republican values elaborated in the radical Enlightenment and animated by a sometimes bristling engagement with an Ireland transformed by the Troubles in the North and by the culture of late capitalism...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
... perspective he seeks to critique, suggesting that the solution to American unworldliness requires not individual changes in consciousness or literary habit but a wholesale transformation of US educational and cultural institutions. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Samuel Cohen and Siobhan...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2010
... elaborate the transformative energies of what California still stands for as worlding edge-space, as a temporal promise of social transformation and popular-cultural redemption not quite over. In bleaker plot strands, we witness an American vernacular revolution of pop-carnivalesque energies being...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 101–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
... consumption-oriented discourse. However, the authors argue that in contrast to liberal capitalist societies, where commercial culture tends to devalue the existing democracy, in China commercial culture replaces a Leninist public sphere in which individuals were compelled to participate in a relatively...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 183–210.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Christopher Connery The essay considers the sixties as a global irruption of political and cultural revolution, of world-making of various kinds: decolonization, new subjectivities, new forms of daily life and politics, and new scenes of the political. It holds the sixties to be a global phenomenon...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 113–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Patrick Jagoda Throughout the developed world, in which digital media have achieved a ubiquitous status for many people, games have become an exemplary cultural form that serves as a prominent metaphor of everyday competition and success. This essay explores gamification —a term that derives from...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 101–137.
Published: 01 August 2013
... from notions of ideology. This emergence testifies to the transformed role of the state in a globalized capital formation and the occurrence of two paradigm shifts: from the narrative to the visual, and from the image’s dominance of aesthetic representation to its dominance by global capital. The...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 157–182.
Published: 01 May 2008
... democratic politics. It aims at realizing the transformation of traditional culture, importing advanced modern culture, and making Chinese culture compatible with the processes of political mod- ernization and economic modernization. As some scholars have pointed out, cultural modernization is a basic...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 May 2005
... the ability to transform even an event such as the Cultural Revolution into an item that can be enjoyed. And it is in this ability to transform even the greatest expressions of political commitment and terror into items of enjoy- ment and distraction that one can see the power of the culture...