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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
... well as the confluence of left forces into the Alliance of the Socialist Forces. The dialogue explores the spirit of defiance and the regeneration of social connections in the Egyptian movement, situates the current struggles in the context of the politics of Egypt and the geopolitics in North Africa...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2015
... history, especially his interrogations of human temporality in the 1930s. Miki's idea of the binary of genzai (the present) and gendai (the modern) that he developed during wartime resembles the duality of everyday experience in the postearthquake nuclear crisis of the current century. Simultaneously...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Wlad Godzich Since the three partitions it suffered in the eighteenth century, Poland has been eccentric to the main currents of European history, sometimes lagging behind them, sometimes anticipating them. In March 1968, Polish students and intellectuals anticipated their European and American...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2011
... attendees' varied experiences of the spectacle, provide important insights not only into the nature of the party-state's ideological project and the citizenry's experience of that project, but also into some wider questions about the fate of the future in our current period. © 2011 by Duke University...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
... articulated the revolution, as well as a sense of the arch of those trends. What appears in this dossier are the fruits of that effort. Each of the pieces here is informed by an intense contest currently going on in the immediate post-insurrection phase between the traditional old-guard bourgeois elites and...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Abdeljelil Temimi When the Tunisian Revolution began, the Temimi Foundation found itself in a new position of cultural responsibility, and this compelled us to invite the main part of the national leadership, the youth of the revolution, as well as leading figures from the diverse currents of...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
... revolution, along with critical interventions from prominent personages representing various intellectual convictions and currents of civil society, we offer here the transcribed text of the symposium devoted to the youth of the revolution, held on Thursday, February 17, 2011, where a number of those who...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2014
... affective dynamics of fear and terror, and as such can serve as a measure of the purposive impoverishment of the currently prevailing rhetoric. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Toward a Theory of Terror David Simpson Theory, Not...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Eric Cheyfitz This essay analyzes the current historical moment in the United States, where, it argues, ideology has been displaced in the public sphere by what the essay defines as Disinformation . The term itself is Russian in origin, coined in 1949. While the essay retains disinformation ’s...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 123–158.
Published: 01 August 2014
... William Carlos Williams, and his famous essay “The Critic as Host.” He then addresses the reception of his criticism, his thoughts on irony and the work of Paul de Man, the current state of the humanities and humanities education, and the impact of digital technologies on contemporary reading practices...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 February 2018
... to achieve sustained growth if the economy is to return to precrisis levels. One premise of the current optimism is that what we are witnessing is the recovery from an ordinary recession. This, however, seriously misunderstands the nature of the crisis. The dynamic development of global neoliberalism...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 May 2016
... might the limits of current literary-critical historicisms be further brought to notice by a critical confrontation with Badiou's “inaesthetics”? Finally, how might the profound weaknesses of Badiou's own practices of reading open up alternative, materialist, and formalist frameworks to account both for...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
... contemporary fiction and TV. She also discusses her career, beginning as a New Historicist, and her current project constructing a print-and-web anthology of American Literature in the World . © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Wai Chee Dimock American literature global literature New Historicism...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
... critics of American literary parochialism a text that is difficult to assimilate neatly into current interpretive practices. “The Suffering Channel” depicts a cast of characters who work for Style magazine in the months immediately preceding the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Focused on these characters...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Anita Starosta Ukrainian poet, novelist, essayist, translator, and “patriarch of Bu-Ba-Bu” Yuri Andrukhovych shares his perspectives on contemporary European, Russian, and Ukrainian cultures and politics, and on the current situation of writers working in minor languages in this part of the world...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Anita Starosta Challenging the prevailing use of the term postsocialism as merely another designation for former Second World spaces, “Perverse Tongues, Postsocialist Translations” works toward articulating it instead as a critical and analytical lens on the current global condition. The...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2011
... letters attributed to George Washington. The strange career of these forged communiqués reveals how epistolary propaganda widened public opinion so that it intersected with currents of radical republicanism associated with hemispheric revolution. In contrast to contemporary views of propaganda as unified...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 1–38.
Published: 01 May 2011
... politics. Haug takes as his starting point the guiding question of a 2006 conference in Athens, namely whether the current political conjuncture should be interpreted as one of imperialism or, in Hardt and Negri's sense, as empire. He recasts this question from one of interpretation to one of history, and...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 127–145.
Published: 01 November 2016
... defense of aesthetic distance directed against the current “regime of visual flow” and its comfortable assumptions about the artwork's necessary ideological bearing and belonging to the world. Remaining constant in his work through the years is not only a method of intensive close reading of visual images...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 95–125.
Published: 01 May 2017
... dynamics of revolutionary events themselves. The essay responds to political-theoretical discourse positing the “invisibility” of politics and the People. Its central claim is that film, but also more broadly audiovisual media in all their current proliferation, can have a revolutionary function that is...