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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (4): 29–48.
Published: 01 November 2023
... itself, and was thus not a transcendental reach. pjoris@icloud.com Copyright ©2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Celan Irving Petlin darkness light for Gerrit Lansing A twofold tale I shall tell: at one time it grew to be one only from many, and at another again it divided...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 1–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
... but from those interested in issues of Enlightenment and national culture, literature and late capitalism, and in the nature of critical intervention in the modern humanities more generally. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Dark Fields of the Republic: Seamus Deane’s Sundered Provinces...
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Published: 01 August 2023
Figure 1 Title page for chapter 14, “Ending the Digital Dark Age,” in The Clock of the Long Now , by Stewart Brand, p. 00:81 ( https://archive.org/details/clockoflongnow00bran ). Each chapter title is presented with a similar analog clock face, with the two hands indicating the chapter number More
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 39–62.
Published: 01 May 2011
... run by Chinese students in Japan). In many ways it is the most extraordinary of the essays of his Japan period, in that it defends a number of markedly unpopular positions. Lu Xun begins by painting a dark vision of the intellectual and political climes in China at the time of this writing, depicting...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Colin Dayan In the dark drama and shock tactics of the Trump White House, I found myself obsessed with Dorothy Dandridge, a woman I had been quite unaware of until now. In following her traces, I recall the South in the sixties, race discrimination and raw hate, as well as recognize her particular...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 83–103.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Figure 1 Title page for chapter 14, “Ending the Digital Dark Age,” in The Clock of the Long Now , by Stewart Brand, p. 00:81 ( https://archive.org/details/clockoflongnow00bran ). Each chapter title is presented with a similar analog clock face, with the two hands indicating the chapter number...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (4): 117–129.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., theoretical prose, interviews, as well as illustrations. This review essay primarily focuses on notes and drafts toward an unfinished essay called “On the Darkness of Poetry.” It is a major statement of Celan's poetics and still stands as an unmet challenge to poets writing today. Its unfinished state should...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 153–169.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., the hero of W. E. B. Du Bois’s novel Dark Princess (1929), writes to his lover and soon-to-be wife, Princess Kautilya, ‘‘Hitherto I have seen democracy as the corner stone of my new world. But today and with the world, I see myself drifting logically and inevitably toward oligarchy 1 Occur- ring late...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 229–245.
Published: 01 February 2006
.... We enter the darkness of this dark without assistance from conventions like elegy. Therefore no poetry. You cannot get off this hook with lyrics trading in transcendence and turn. The poem weeps (it was taught to weep) too easily. So write no poem, write no poetry. 9. Or perhaps what...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 149–157.
Published: 01 August 2002
..., in the darkness of a blacked out city where so many destinies were debated in anguish. The feelings of loss, nos- talgia, even of uprooting were also shared by those of us who remained behind as we became aware how the landscape...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 223–257.
Published: 01 February 2002
..., to the antiromanticism that is so typical of modernism generally, as in T. S. Eliot (Sweeney Agonistes,for example), Joseph Conrad (Heart of Darkness), and Nathanael West (Miss Lonelyhearts), to name only a few. And it suggests one approach to the question, What is the status of the ‘‘knowledge’’ that is offered...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 43–46.
Published: 01 August 2002
... that were supposed to be transitory, the stones remained, paved the thoroughfares, gave direction. You are here out of curiosity, or guilt, or habit, or simply because something has called you to this dark...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 51–57.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Arendt, Men in Dark Times 1 It was a nice try. It was a nice move that made the black move to white. A nice move that turned most things away from what they were looking at. Sometimes the way they moved suggested something other than the color of the objects that they looked at. Sometimes...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 August 2007
... disheveled hair: her round chalk-white face; thick, pitch-black eyebrows; dark eyelids; crim- son lips. I saw her shrugging her shoulders slightly; looking around and listening, as if startled, or happy, or angry; and at last uttering a mournful sound. As obsessed as a ghost that died...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 215–224.
Published: 01 August 2002
... I would like to tell the story of how money and parties—fiestas— reappeared in Havana. To do this, it would be necessary to talk about the blackouts, because money and parties spring out of the dark, since it is in the dark...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 231–254.
Published: 01 November 2021
... be generated by Martians, because these “new” are unknown, the terra incognita of Eastern philosophy/Zen Buddhism, the mysterious dark energy of the mind or a quintessential form of dark energy, not constant but dynamically changing, depending on the ratio of its kinetic and potential energy, as per modern...
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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 (2015) 42 (4): 104–110.
Published: 01 November 2015
... into the big wide monstrous world that surrounded the house and me. And I knew I had been spared, but what was I left with? Visually, I was looking resolutely into the eye of what looked like a grammar-school­ globe, a storm; and save for the problem of the dreamworld’s color—this dark blue...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 105–133.
Published: 01 May 2007
... in the Dark (London: Picador, 1992); and Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks (London: Paladin, 1970). Pugliese / Biometrics  107 whiteness, as I will demonstrate, so constitutes the molecular fabric of everyday technologies and practices...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 215–248.
Published: 01 August 2000
... to the slips and tricks whereby the modern West meant to organize the world in its presence. Across and between the lines of these writings is the visual darkness of the colonial world from which he came and of which he refuses to speak.4 The de-centering of Western thought is the deferred effect...