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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of “agonistic humanism” that they support, and the book’s deft navigation of the relationship between interpretation and theorizing. It also queries the emphasis on Antigone’s quest for sovereignty at the cost of acknowledging her imbrication in ancestral curse and tragic frames of agency and advocates more...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 153–170.
Published: 01 February 2014
... it to Russia’s political economy. The oil curse is a self-imposed condition, a contingent political process that depends on unique choices of authorities and the population. The oil curse does not determine Russia’s arrested development; it only provides conditions that are eagerly used by the group in power...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 139–168.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Michael Cobb Duke University Press 2005 Cursing Time: Race and Religious Rhetoric in Light in August Michael Cobb Time, the spaces of light and dark, had long since lost...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 August 2007
... in power and their stooges, he would never forgive. Still, this can- not fully explain the way he longed for revenge and his relentless curses, which for us today seem morbid. There have been many discussions in the last decade on Lu Xun’s rejection of “fair play,” on his harshness and paranoia...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 53–70.
Published: 01 February 2005
..., whose communication of ancestral curses required the extremely different talents of the gothic melodramatist. The unpredictability with which the preface changed its tonal register from light-hearted satire to deadly serious melodrama suggested that the text was composed out of competing dimensions...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 February 2006
... the Parthe- non in 1810, Lord Byron was in Athens.14 PartsofhisThe Curse of Minerva sing, Hamann, Herder, Schiller, and Goethe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985), 42. 13. For a study of the influence of the Chinese garden on European romantic taste, see Arthur Lovejoy, ‘‘The Chinese Origin...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 53–55.
Published: 01 May 2001
... a comic coda to the previous part of the poem, beginning as it does with the ‘‘organic blast’’ of bus ‘‘Number 21’’ (6) and the poet cursing this vehicle, and in this mood see- ing then ‘‘The thick back of an enemy disappearing / in the side entrance of Trinity’’ (7). As the poet turns aside...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Discourse in Contemporary Taiwan .” International Journal for History, Culture and Modernity 2 , no. 3 : 229 – 44 . Chen Chien-chung . 2007 . Beizuzhou de wenxue: janhou chuqi (1945–1949) taiwan wenxue lunji (Cursed Literature: Essays on Early Postwar Period [1945–1949] Taiwanese Literature...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the road, he returns the curse, invoking not Allah but al-ilah, “the god,” in a pagan sense: “Curse of the god almighty on you, curse of the god that doesn’t exist at all in any place . . . curse of God on you all of you” (MS, 96–97). The dream of “umbrage”—of shade and protection—has turned...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 177–222.
Published: 01 February 2002
... the insatiable demands of the readership in particular and of the system of dissemination in general. It is our author’s protection from the ‘‘curse’’ of dissemination. 47. The same type of ambiguity haunts the terms self and identity, where the pertinent questions often are ‘‘Which ‘identity...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 17–30.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., man!” It had already been verified earlier: as soon as Yarchyk reached this place in the story, he broke down. This time too, he started howling, “The tape’s empty, and honorarium is shit!” By then, the soldier had long been quietly cursing the hairy dumb- ass; the booze...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 169–175.
Published: 01 August 2020
...). In the here and now, the departed Sebald is very, very interesting for those who have survived him, for the many that quietly concede in hushed tones, perhaps out of fear of falling victim to a Pharaoh s curse, his some- what exaggerated prestige, and for the many more that swear by his divine name...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 161–188.
Published: 01 August 2007
... reported of her is “a fouler vocabulary” than any harlot’s that is compared to “wolfish cries.”27 The cruel and brutal insanity of the maniac lives above the beloved Rochester and besets him as an allegory of the primal curse troubling all ethical relations. The “fearful . . . curses those pro...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 2004
... These child-slaying narratives seem to be a reflection on the processes of Irish history. Although they might seem to lend themselves to a reading in which a preoccupation with the past lays a curse on posterity—Ireland as the sow that eats her farrow—in fact, each story ends in tragedy because the parents...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 229–245.
Published: 01 February 2006
... he said was: to write any poem now is inane/inadequate/ridiculous— as a question of genre. Poetry cannot think through the task. We need cultural criticism, analytic diagnosis. These deaths, not only ontological, still exist within the political. Still, ‘‘chortle under the stark curse...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2015
... It is reported that when the Chinese want to curse someone, they say, “I hope you live in interesting times.” Well, Turkey, at some stage, might have had a Chinese enemy, because “interesting times” are a constant fea- ture of Turkish political life. Foreign journalists living in Turkey often express...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 107–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Self, 91–92). 132 boundary 2 / Summer 2010 the body’s huge liability towards pain.”57 In Baraka’s “Sounding: A Measure, A Song, A Curse,” the poet proclaims, “And so the seasons, they tell us / Are more important, than ourselves.” This assertion of a desire for a self defies an economic base...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 259–288.
Published: 01 February 2002
... is they. Michael Hays (9/12/01) Untitled At this point all I can say is that the attacks may signal the end of ‘‘American’’ history, insofar as it will no longer be written—perhaps even within the United States—as a story written in magistral verse with counter- point curses from those left out...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 21–54.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and that debate, no matter how painful, is better than resignation and slumber. This may interest you less than learning that I’ve decided to limit your tyranny, which envelops me like this all-embracing darkness and tor- ments me like this cursed sleeplessness. I won’t drink alcohol again, because...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (4): 33–65.
Published: 01 November 2022
... say today, could be more obsolete than to attempt to liberate mankind from poverty by political means; nothing could be more futile and more dangerous. (114) It was, in her view, America's blessing and curse to have the absence of poverty (she uncritically accepts American exceptionalism), which...