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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 127–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
... : 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...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 177–203.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Aamir R. Mufti C. P. Cavafy was a writer of the British Empire whose situation resembles that of other colonial writers and should be examined in that context, as well as in the light of the contradictory logic of Orientalism-Anglicism. In the modern West's interest in the late Hellenistic era...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 41–57.
Published: 01 May 2021
... circumstances, this essay looks at the poet as a diaspora Greek who wrote of Eastern Hellenism through concepts, facilities, and resources made available by the British Empire. Among the issues explored in this venture are: the widespread use of the Hellenistic East as code for the British Empire in Cavafy'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...
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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...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 1–17.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Press 2015 Ahmet Davutoğlu Turkey political authoritarianism neoliberalism neotraditionalism Intervention Twin Offspring of Empire, Neoliberalism and Authoritarian Neotraditionalism: Thoughts on Susan Buck-­Morss’s “Democracy...
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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. Duke University Press 2009 “Empire...
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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
... 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 past decades have been...
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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...
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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 (2010) 37 (1): 127–166.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of the 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...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2018
... the 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...
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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 (2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... colonialism and the Enlightenment, all three writers question the value of history. This strategy is predicated upon the assumption that cultural nationalism is derivative of the Enlightenment and the West, and consequently dependent on empirical historical narratives. I argue that this strategy may...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 121–152.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Arif Dirlik Around the turn of the twentieth century, late Qing (1644–1911) thinkers settled on an ancient term, Zhongguo , as an appropriate name for the nation-form to supplant the empire that had run its course. The renaming was directly inspired by the “Western” idea of “China,” which had...