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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 167–190.
Published: 01 February 2017
... adequate for engaging with the contemporary operation of technics. My excavation focuses on the concept and operation of desire, which comes to the fore in Stiegler's writings from the mid-2000s onward, as (together with memory) the fundamental characteristic of human becoming. As we explore the concept...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Ivaylo Ditchev This essay explores the relation between space—real and imaginary— and consumerist desire. Any process of modernization implies, on the one hand, social and geographical mobility that makes it possible for the individual to opt to change his or her condition and, on the other hand, a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 39–57.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Dotan Leshem This essay juxtaposes two senses given to the concept of “market economy”: economizing the market, as suggested by Aristotle, and marketing the economy, as suggested by modern economists. The essay argues that Aristotle identified the market as arousing excessive desires in people, and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 33–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... aspirations the desire to become the institution of transnational democracy that otherwise has not materialized. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Obama’s Rifts Donald E. Pease This morning, Hortense Spillers delivered an eloquently...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 February 2015
... concept of being as a measure for other humans and as a philosophical and political justification for their dispossession, enslavement, and extermination, the very first acts of colonization. His insistence on the poststructuralists’ legacy of an antihumanist practice that desires to articulate the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 171–184.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., during which the developmental state assigned women to sustaining social reproduction as wives and mothers. Second, my interviews with photographers reveal that it was precisely the desire to disengage from these normative gender role models that drove women to photography. I argue that women practiced...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 February 2017
... the past, present, and future of the amateur actually are —that is, the connection between critique and desire , if it is true that amateur derives from “ amor ,” love. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 worklessness transindividuation aesthetic judgment amateur mystagogy...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 99–124.
Published: 01 May 2009
... acknowledging how those same boundaries protect his own privileges. Yet Vollmann's work is often troubling. Both his investment in the exotic and his tendency to generalize contradict his desire to empathetically represent “others,” and they are linked to another troubling aspect of Vollmann's work, which is...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 August 2010
... vicissitudes of what might be called “archival desire.” © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Literary Forensics, or the Incendiary Archive Eric Savoy Everything is a burned book. —Roberto Bolaño, 2666 Back in the day when...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2010
... first matured in the mid-nineteenth century with the unprecedented intensification of print and translational practices. While mid-nineteenth century proposals to simplify Ottoman Turkish and to reform its orthography were generally propelled by a desire for more efficient communication and translation...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 199–216.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Chua Beng Huat By the end of the twentieth century, it was conventional, among social and political theory circles in developed countries of the West, to assume that a liberal capitalist democracy would be the endpoint of political economic development. However, this hegemonic desire of liberalism...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 101–137.
Published: 01 August 2013
... species an encompassing system of apparatuses in which every cultural diversity, every individual desire, and every version and vision of life become essentially a realization of one of the possibilities contained within the imagineering of the system. The global spectacles celebrate the intersections of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2013
... all the same haunted by the formal residues of Eurocentrism because the “global” inherits its unresolved binaries and its spatial imagination that tends toward identity, intelligibility, and recognition. What I am calling accented criticism marks the desire to dismantle this post-Eurocentric form from...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... counterpart in its desire to move beyond the legacies of the Enlightenment. David Scott initiated this critique by arguing that seemingly endless debates between contesting versions of national historiography demonstrate the limits of using the past to find justice in the present. Qadri Ismail builds on...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 241–242.
Published: 01 August 2009
... damp wind II. Eternal as the soul,   Sighs, hopes, desires, And breaks the sail;   Downpour Of tears, fog of disdain,   Slacken the already wet And weary ropes, of ignorance   And error twined. In the dark,   No stars are found; Reason and skill   Are lost In a skein   Of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 151–159.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Anthony Bogues Duke University Press 2006 Imagination, Politics, and Utopia: Confronting the Present The relationships between the imagination, ways of life, and desire are central to any consideration of the political. In thinking about these re- lationships and their links to...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2017
... boundary 2 / February 2017 Europe in general, the culture industry and “the American way of life,” the destruction of desire and the economy of the drive, the politics of friendship, the future of Marxism, the risks of anticapitalism, et cetera. In coordination with the theoretical issues...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 February 2017
... dimension, another plane, means that this dimension, this plane, is that which spontaneously leaps forth from any desire—to the extent that desire renders its objects infinite as the objects of a singularity. The plane of consistency to which the mystagogy of art refers is a layer that exists...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 February 2017
... the “art of securing the unity of the city in its desire for a common future,” and he adds that this desire “assumes a common aesthetic ground. . . . A political community is, therefore, a community of feeling” (2; translation modified). What con- nects politics and aesthetics, ultimately, is...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 27–31.
Published: 01 November 2015
... me from my father, John II of Castille, a black man, father of the mother of the middle passage, who at the time lived in Salem, Oregon, to keep me from my blackness, and, incidentally, from him. 2 My grandparents understood that when a child seems curious, often the desire...