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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 123–132.
Published: 01 August 2009
... may thus be construed as a “disabled text.” Disabled Texts and the Threat of Hannah Weiner Joyelle McSweeney 1. In our “Manifesto of the Disabled Text,” published in the Spring 2008 edition of Catherine Taylor’s Nor...
boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 139–156.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Bob Perelman This essay reviews the publication of Larry Eigner’s selected poems and provides an introduction to Eigner (1927–96) and his place in US poetry. It gives an account of his life, describing his lifelong disability from cerebral palsy and the trajectory of his poetic career, which ended...
boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
... “postsocialist” here marks modes of personhood and locution that are perverse with respect to the reproductive aims of the post-1989 order. Deriving from the socialist past but not reducible either to its official doctrines or to its official dissident cultures, these modes persist in the present and disable...
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 247–248.
Published: 01 February 2015
...: Language, Disability, and the Narratives of Moder- nity. New York: New York University Press, 2014. Carassai, Sebastián. The Argentine Silent Majority: Middle Classes, Politics, Vio- lence, and Memory in the Seventies. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014. Cole, Andrew. The Birth of Theory. Chicago...
boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 August 2009
... the digital archive; Marjorie Perloff illuminates Susan Howe’s The Midnight; Jonathan Skinner writes on ecopoetics; Joyelle McSweeney takes on the poetics of disability, with special reference to Hannah Weiner; Al Filreis sur- veys Wallace Stevens’s post-’75 shadows; Jim Rosenberg...
boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 209–212.
Published: 01 May 2012
... University Press, 2012. Makalani, Minkah. In the Cause of Freedom: Radical Black Internationalism from Harlem to London, 1917–1939. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. McRuer, Robert, and Anna Mollow, eds. Sex and Disability. Durham, NC: Duke Uni- versity Press, 2012. Mignolo, Walter...
boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 February 2003
.... Davis, Leonard J. Bending over Backwards: Disability, Dismodernism, and Other Dif- ﬁcult Positions. New York: New York University Press, 2002. Davis, Todd F., and Kenneth Womack. Formalist Criticism and Reader-Response...
boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 February 2008
... lyric poetry and will spend the 2008–2009 academic year on a teaching exchange at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. Sarah Juliet Lauro is a PhD candidate at the University of California, Davis. She has written on the poetic transcription of the disabled body onto the page and on...
boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 15–47.
Published: 01 May 2008
... disparity to be further controlled and even reduced. Increasing Social Security In modern society, people support themselves with their income. However, some people cannot work due to advanced age or illness or physical disability. Some people have jobs but do not earn...
boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2018
... a useful counterweight to any crudely deterministic emphasis on institutions, it also leads to a disabling absence of any materialist or Marxian analy- sis of Irish sexuality. That Ireland was as capitalist as it was overwhelm- ingly Catholic during the twentieth century—that Irish Catholicism...
boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 35–52.
Published: 01 February 2017
... disables [désarme] amateurs10), at present, digital equipment grounds the emergence of new practices that restore the long circuits of transindividuation.11 Before getting there, let us look with Barthes into the question of listening to music by way of playing an instrument.12 Like Caylus...
boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 55–69.
Published: 01 May 2007
... can constitute a process. What inexhaustible potential for mercantile investments in this upsurge— taking the form of communities demanding recognition and so- called cultural singularities—of women, homosexuals, the disabled, Arabs! And these infinite...
boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 133–155.
Published: 01 August 2001
... resist the vengeful ‘‘world’’ that has closed in on him in his place of refuge. But for Melville, who, unlike Pierre, does ‘‘complete’’ his novel without succumbing to the disabling metaphysical imperatives of ‘‘comprehensively compact’’ completeness, it also implies ‘‘e-mergence an incipient under...
boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 May 2004
... its enabling and disabling aspects. Whim- sically, but with a critical purpose, moving back and forth between Judaism and Christianity, and free of any anxieties of denominational allegiance and ﬁxation, Heine presents secularism as a force not outside but within, or more precisely, between...
boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 February 2005
... stands in opposition to the State may be strategi- cally disabling. 1 In spite of its centuries-long genealogy, the concept of civil society was not much discussed by Anglophone political theorists during the ﬁrst eight decades of the twentieth century. It regained prominence in the...
boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 155–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 May 2020
... easily disabled without recourse: the weak, the racially marked, and the socially oppressed. 1. However, if you are black, sometimes even patriotism cannot prohibit the police theft. Just last year, Lewis Cain, a disabled Vietnam veteran in Nashville, lost his car because police had an arrest warrant for...
boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 21–32.
Published: 01 May 2001
... the poems, reviews, conversations, intellectual and political collaborations, and downright ﬁghts that, in keeping with the deliberately crafted inclusiveness of Thomas’s Afrocentric modernism, inform and perform community. Thomas’s readings, which do not disable his poet’s hand or stop the...
boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 85–108.
Published: 01 February 2008
... of the zombie also affirms the inherent disability of human embodiment—our mortality. Thus, in some sense, we are all already zombies (but not yet zombiis), for they rep- resent the inanimate end to which we each are destined.15 Yet the zombie is intriguing not only for the future it...
boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 August 2010
... figuralism as self-reflexive cognition. The event of Shelley’s acci- dental death potentially disables the semiotic system, handing the poem over to the historicists who use it to monumentalize Shelley as a Romantic poet. De Man refuses, of course, to cede the poem to historicism, but he also resists...