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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 113–140.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Howard Eiland This article analyzes Benjamin's enigmatic essay of 1921, “Critique of Violence,” together with related fragmentary writings from the postwar period (including the “Theological-Political Fragment”) and, from 1931, “The Destructive Character.” Benjamin's deconstruction of violence...
boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 17–34.
Published: 01 February 2021
...David Golumbia The history of philology provides an exceptionally rich vein for locating what Derrida came to call deconstructions: nodes or pseudo-events in the development of discourse where it appears that foundations collapse, only to be rebuilt in forms that may or may not have changed. The...
boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Emily Apter Deconstruction arguably marked the last time that comparative literature was truly confident as a discipline; with a clear sight of its philological inheritance and posthumanist telos. Post-2000 comp lit, by comparison, has been plagued by insecurity over what it is and what it is not...
boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 February 2010
... trope for stability, sincerity, and competence while in full flight from the supposed poststructuralist evils of undecidability, authenticity, and performance. However, this aspiration for a guaranteed and individuated meaning comes at a price, which is that of refusing to comprehend deconstructive...
boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Naomi Waltham-Smith What is at stake when the sonorous becomes a condition of possibility for a concept of community? Exploring the ex(ap)propriation of the sonic that takes places at the threshold between the refusal of presence in French deconstruction (Derrida, Nancy) and the refusal of...
boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 213–237.
Published: 01 February 2017
... notion of human autonomy at the same time as it laments a certain automatism of the human in its captivation by the very systems that enable its ongoing life. Differing significantly from other forms of deconstruction that posit a possible future in a formal opening that is made possible by any...
boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 97–103.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., allowing foreign organizations into the sphere of the human nervous system. To locate their “animalady,” poets might become reading and writing machines, to deconstruct the singular animal and listen as human animals. Poetry Animal...
boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 99–111.
Published: 01 May 2014
... decades (e.g., deconstructive, cultural, hermeneutic), Gumbrecht asks what it means to have “everything always at hand” via various electronic forms of communication. If, for example, classic texts are those that have maintained their freshness and immediacy against the erosion of time, how is the...
boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 213–221.
Published: 01 August 2008
... “master thinkers” who do not appear; but, epistemologically, we seem to be stuck in the extreme (and unfruitful) tension between seeing literary texts as “allegories” of the impossibility of language to refer to any outside referent (following the dogma of “deconstruction” and the linguistic turn) and a...
boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Weiss, eds. Across the Line / Al Otro Lado: The Poetry of Baja California. San Diego: Junction Press, 2002. Punday, Daniel. Narrative after Deconstruction. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2002. Rajan, Tilottama. Deconstruction and the Remainders of Phenomenology: Sartre, Derrida...
boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 185–186.
Published: 01 May 2002
... deconstruction, philosophy, urbanism, postmodernism, critical theory, and aesthetics. ...
boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 65–88.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Miyoshi’s scholarship. My hope is that this preliminary consideration of pedagogical legacy thickens our sense of his commitments to foreground resources for future work. References Fujii James . 2014 . “ From Deconstructing Genji to Deep Ecology: Remembering Richard Okada .” In Proceedings of...
boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 253–256.
Published: 01 August 2002
.... Culler, Jonathan. The Pursuit of Signs: Semiotics, Literature, Deconstruction. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2002. Des Forêts, Louis-René. Ostinato. Translated and with a preface by Mary Ann Caws. Lincoln...
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 2015
... particular regime of politics such as colonialism, racism, patriarchy, or heterosexist normativity to a deconstructive critique. In addi- tion, the very placeholder called “the political” should be the object of cri- tique. I have undertaken this entire detour just to show that ontology, with or...
boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 187–215.
Published: 01 May 2007
...- cal process, even a democratic one, contains an unavoidable contradiction that subverts this goal—unless this contradiction is made conscious and is deconstructed, or a careful equilibrium is achieved between the two poles of the contradiction, the end and the means of politics. For it appears...
boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 3–22.
Published: 01 May 2005
... the construc- tion of a concept of ‘‘objective comparability The ﬁnal part begins the task Press, 2001), chap. 2, where the deconstructive machine consumes a spatialized con- ception of cultural difference, only to spit it back out again in order not to be left without an object. But is a...
boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 233–236.
Published: 01 February 2001
... Lionel M. Jensen, eds. China beyond the Headlines. Lan- ham, Md.: Rowman and Littleﬁeld, 2000. Wheeler, Samuel C. III. Deconstruction as Analytic Philosophy. Cultural Memory in the Present. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2000. Wilson, Rob. Reimagining the American Paciﬁc: From ‘‘South...
boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2016
... deconstruction (Jacques Der- rida, Jean-Luc Nancy) and the refusal of biopolitics in recent Italian thought (Agamben, Antonio Negri, Paolo Virno). Ana María Ochoa Gautier evaluates the ecological turn in music studies, revealing in the concern to preserve both music and the environ- ment a...
boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 207–210.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., and Alvaro Pires, eds. Modernité en Tran- site / Modernity in Transit. Ottawa, Ont.: University of Ottawa Press, 2010. Dunne, Éamonn. J. Hillis Miller and the Possibilities of Reading: Literature After Deconstruction. New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, Inc., 2010...
boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 215–248.
Published: 01 August 2000
... ideals of modern cul- ture, including the human sciences. This famous essay, said to be the be- ginning of deconstruction in America, displaced the modern world’s cultural Center by drawing an objection to Claude Lévi-Strauss’s structural anthro- pology. Structuralism, according to Derrida, reclined...