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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 149–172.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Fang-chih Irene Yang Chinese Drama, a new genre produced for the Chinese language market (with China as the center), while rhetorically legitimized through Taiwanese economic nationalism, has to negotiate the divisions between Chineseness and Taiwaneseness aesthetically, expressed through...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ruth Y. Y. Hung The production, consumption, and state control of Chinese TV serial drama can be seen as an instrument of power and profit maximization as well as a medium for mass education and homogenization in the form of popular culture. The serial drama Woju 蜗居 (Dwelling narrowness) (2009...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 25–56.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Donald E. Pease “ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof : Restoring Tennessee Williams’s Production of the 1950s Primal Scene” explores the productive exchanges between the domains of drama and psychoanalysis by removing the “primal scene” from its embeddedness within psychoanalytic theory and resituating...
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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 (2020) 47 (2): 19–27.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Michael Hays This essay addresses the rather complex questions of the history and function of the word tragedy : Is there a historically and logically consistent use of the word that can serve as a constant in discussions of both drama and dramatic theory? I will try to address some of the reasons...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 263–292.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Jason McGrath In Chinese performance arts, one thing that was largely abandoned in the shift from traditional drama to motion pictures was the suppositionality of Chinese operatic performance, and the transition to digital cinema, particularly in the case of big‐budget blockbusters that compete...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 77–97.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of collective life that transcend Oedipal drama. scarter2@uccs.edu Copyright ©2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Norman O. Brown fraternal forest politics metapolitics It is the erotic sense of reality that discovers the inadequacy of fraternity, or brotherhood. —Norman O. Brown...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 59–75.
Published: 01 February 2024
...C. Riley Snorton Abstract This essay takes “Interstices: A Small Drama of Words” as an opening for thinking about the impact of Hortense Spillers's thought on Black feminist, queer, and transgender studies. In a reflection on the interstitial, the essay engages Spillers's approaches...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 175–185.
Published: 01 August 2002
.... And the Crack Widened It might be useful to put beside Martin’s idea of the compound body Victor Turner’s well-known anthropological concept of social drama. Accord- ing to Turner, social drama occurs when the flow...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Theatre in an Age of Globalization. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2000. Bruster, Douglas. Quoting Shakespeare: Form and Culture in Early Modern Drama. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000. Couldry, Nick. Inside Culture: Re-imagining the Method of Cultural Studies. London...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 191–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... While language subordinates objects to subjects, Parks’s theater calls attention to how drama can question the hegemony of language and the concomitant foreclosure of insurgent objects. The central questions the play asks are: How and why does Black Man return from the dead, and why does...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 217–223.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... Spargo, Tamsin, ed. Reading the Past: Literature and History. Readers in Cultural Criticism. New York: Palgrave, 2000. Books Received 223 Steffen, Therese. Crossing Color: Transcultural Space and Place in Rita Dove’s Poetry, Fiction, and Drama...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 215–225.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., from East to West. I felt as though I were reading Hamlet or Macbeth for the first time, without knowing the ending. The story unfolded for me, gripped me, and would not leave me. I felt it belonged uniquely both to its writer and to the world. It was a universal drama. How could this be, when...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 May 2009
... with literature itself, far more than poetry, drama, or any kind of nonfiction. Just look at how the headings are organized in most bookstores nowadays. Yet the novel took on this centrality within literature as literature itself became decisively marginalized. In this same temporal horizon...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 101–124.
Published: 01 August 2004
... television more commercial freedom. In China today, in spite 44. Thanks to Dai Jinhua, who reminds me of this case of Zhang Yuan. Pang / Cinema and Collectivity in China 121 of intense television censorship procedures, ‘‘television drama production still exhibits...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 185–199.
Published: 01 August 2015
... reportage and fictional dramas, novels, and films draw- ing on the case followed, “Tōden OL” began morphing from the fodder for erotic titillation into something quite different.4 There were accounts of the murdered woman’s setbacks in her career, her history of anorexia, and the meticulous records...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (4): 125.
Published: 01 November 2022
... studies and post-1945 US cultural history. He is currently working on a book about the late 1960s US theatrical avant-garde, with an essay from that project published in Modern Drama . He was formerly the book review editor for Theatre Journal and is an assistant editor at boundary 2 . Sunil...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 251–262.
Published: 01 August 2008
... disappoints, how he stages failure, but in order to sustain that possibility across books, he has also to offer periodic satisfactions; he has to vary his formal dramas in order to sustain our participation, to keep the frustration of expectation from 258  boundary 2  /  Fall 2008 hardening...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 221–242.
Published: 01 May 2018
... sustain his dramatic project. At the site at which his project broke down, there was an intervention, not only by his director, Elia Kazan, but also by his director speaking in the name of the theatrical power of the state to continue its ongoing public drama. When Kazan told Williams, you have...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 11–34.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Public in Late Latin Antiquity and in the Middle Ages, the latter in vari- ous journals and a collection of his essays, Scenes from the Drama of Euro- pean Literature. In all these works Auerbach preserves the same essayistic style of criticism, beginning each chapter with a long quotation from a spe...