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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Jonathan Arac Duke University Press 2007 Babel and Vernacular in an Empire of Immigrants: Howells and the Languages of American Fiction Jonathan Arac Philological criticism is not just the same as close...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Nancy Condee Duke University Press 2007 When Bakunin Moved in with Turgenev: Philiterature in the Empire Nancy Condee There is nothing so strange or so unbelievable that it has not been said by one philosopher or...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 1–17.
Published: 01 August 2015
... University Press 2015 Ahmet Davutoğlu Turkey political authoritarianism neoliberalism neotraditionalism Intervention Twin Offspring of Empire, Neoliberalism and Authoritarian Neotraditionalism: Thoughts on Susan Buck-­Morss’s...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 109–125.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Michael R. Orwicz © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 The Pathology of Empire Michael R. Orwicz Unlike what many on the left claim, September 11th was not the turning point in world history that launched a new...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 203–234.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Sanjay Krishnan Duke University Press 2006 Opium and Empire: The Transports of Thomas de Quincey Sanjay Krishnan (1611) ‘‘Viceroy. What is the meaning of amoucos? Soldier. It means men who have made up their mind to die in...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 1–38.
Published: 01 May 2011
... politics. Haug takes as his starting point the guiding question of a 2006 conference in Athens, namely whether the current political conjuncture should be interpreted as one of imperialism or, in Hardt and Negri's sense, as empire. He recasts this question from one of interpretation to one of history, and...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 127–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . New Brunswick, NJ : Transactions . Thomas Ronald R. 2003 . Detective Fiction and the Rise of Forensic Science . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . somapolitics criminal anthropology race Foucault empire Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 ...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 101–138.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Christian Thorne Through a detailed consideration of Richard White’s Middle Ground , the essay identifies a few important features of imperial history writing over the last thirty years: academic apologies for empire have become commonplace. A conspicuously large number of them are left-liberal in...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
... is lost. The world is abandoned by God, Lukács very definition of the novel. Paradoxically, it is precisely through this loss that Kanafani and Munif become modern novelists, producing a sacralized aura of authenticity that they then proceed to destroy. “Empire of the Machine”: Oil in the Arabic...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 151–165.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Jonathan Arac Drawing on Edward Said's method of “contrapuntal” criticism relating culture and empire, and also on Frank Kermode's understanding of the “classic” in relation to empire, this essay addresses two major American works a century apart to suggest a pattern that joins important American...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 191–222.
Published: 01 February 2013
... heteronormativity” within postcolonial contexts. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 The Empire Prays Back: Religion, Secularity, and Queer Critique Nikita Dhawan For queer politics, it is the best of times, and it is the worst of times. The...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 127–166.
Published: 01 February 2010
... land occupied by empire as “terra nullius.” This essay retrieves Said's “Canaanite” reading of Michael Waltzer's Exodus and Revolution , in which the latter invokes, above all, the English Puritan revolution to demonstrate the emancipatory politics of the Old Testament story and reconstellates it into...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Leah Feldman This article seeks to dislocate Orientalism from its Anglo-French origin by investigating the problem of its theorization in the context of the Russian Empire. I frame Russian Orientalism through the representation of the Caucasus in the Russian imagination as a border space between...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., Spanos also throws into sharp relief similar justificatory grounds deployed by the present global powers and the ancient Roman Empire. Spanos’s contribution to postcolonial scholarship shows itself in his analyses of terms such as profane, conscious pariah , and exile vis-à-vis the disciplinary...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Leah Feldman Two types of translation dominated the social sphere of the Bolshevik revolution and civil war at the beginning of the twentieth century: the translation of diverse languages in the multilingual empire and a Marxist-Leninist linguistic turn that emphasized the role of dialectical...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2018
... interweave of anti-imperialist nationalism and republicanism which constitutes the essence of political dissent until and through the “Troubles” in Northern Ireland. Legal, civic, and physical nakedness and the prison systems of the British Empire are shocking features of Irish political experience and...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 91–110.
Published: 01 February 2018
... revolution, as its legacy was undermined by a counterrevolution. The Rising should not be viewed through an exclusively Irish lens: it involved several international actors—the British Empire, the protagonists of World War I, the women’s movement, the Catholic Church, and socialism. Ignited by international...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2013
... have been limited by the contours of specific institutional or writer archives, and the self-reported accounts of the field by the writers themselves, our approach transforms large empirical bibliographic data, regarding which poets published where and when, into network visualizations that provide a...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 101–134.
Published: 01 February 2011
... concept, they nonetheless find it useful for both normative and empirical analysis, particularly when that analysis is sensitive to China's specific historical and institutional context. The study shows that the commercialization of media in China as elsewhere has created a seemingly apolitical...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 39–62.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to promote the cause of freedom in other countries, as did Byron in aiding the Greek struggle for independence from the Ottoman Empire. Translated and annotated by Jon Eugene von Kowallis © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Translator's notes: I would like to express my...