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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 73–97.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Christian Thorne Eighteenth-century English poetry, epic in technique and idiom even when not epic in scale, has some unusual ways of telling stories on a multicontinental scale—stories, that is, that are not confined to localities nor even to nations. This is a feat that novels struggle to...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 213–239.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Press . Dimock Wai-chee . 2006 . “Genre as World System: Epic and Novel on Four Continents.” Narrative 14 , no. 1 : 85 – 101 . Greene Roland Cushman Stephen Cavanagh Clare Ramazani Jahan Rouzer Paul , eds. 2012 . The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Rashmi Bhatnagar; Renu Dube; Reena Dube Duke University Press 2004 Meera’s Medieval Lyric Poetry in Postcolonial India: The Rhetorics of Women’s Writing in Dialect as a Secular Practice of Subaltern Coauthorship and Dissent Rashmi Bhatnagar, Renu Dube, and Reena Dube...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
... readers Abbasi shows how Awlad Ahmed’s poetry is hybrid, combining elements of the epic and the lyric, using narration or narrativization to increase the readability of his work. Abbasi concludes that the main objective of narrative hybridization is located, in Awlad Ahmed, less at the level of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2006) 33 (2): 41–43.
Published: 01 May 2006
... leans into the future by leaning back in time to play with and resorb the medieval Iberian lyric, written in Galician-Portuguese in a time (1100–1250) when lyric first broke free of ecclesiastical modes of praise and narrative epic modes of glory. This poetry turned from chanting God and History...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 201–229.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Gail McConnell By surveying the work of Leontia Flynn, Miriam Gamble, Alan Gillis, and Sinéad Morrissey, this essay proposes that replication is a defining feature of Northern Irish poetry in the post–peace process era. While “Northern Irish poetry” might be a contested term for a variety of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 25–47.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Lytle Shaw This essay proposes a revision of the dominant critical vocabulary for site-based practices in contemporary art and poetry through a critical engagement with the work of art historian Miwon Kwon. Focusing on recent art and poetry that sites itself not in relation to physical places but...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 17–57.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Andrew David King Andrew David King interviews Charles Bernstein on topics that include the composition of All the Whiskey in Heaven, L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E , the situatedness of poetry and poetics, Charles Altieri on the relation of poetry to rhetoric, poetry and identity poetics/politics, the Mandelstam...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 201–213.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Ben Lerner It is a commonplace that John Ashbery's poetry is, in some important sense, “about time,” but we lack an account of the specific experience of temporality it enables. Part of the bizarre power of Ashbery's best poetry is that it seems to narrate what it is like to read Ashbery's best...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jeffrey J. Williams “American Literature in the World” is an interview with the literary critic Wai Chee Dimock, in which she discusses her efforts to extend the field of American literature, over time and to various continents, for instance seeing the use of the ancient epic Gilgamesh in...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 February 2010
... unintelligible mantics” comes a seismic shift in Greek culture away from the Homeric apparatus and its epic dramatizations of the real toward a mode of inquiry that forswears mimesis in favor of logic and rea- son. Among other things, the sophists taught poetry, not as an aesthetic craft but as a source...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 165–195.
Published: 01 August 2017
... sufficient to assess the state of American poetry, but historical research reveals an unsuspected and uncharted world. It would behoove those who take historicism seriously to reinvestigate the lost terrain of book-length poems, regional authors, so-called light verse, as well as mainstream figures whose...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 3–15.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jonathan Arac To understand and evaluate Emily Dickinson's poetry forces criticism to reflect on issues of length, for which Aristotle and Edgar Allan Poe are two of the major theoretical resources, with further citation from Victor Hugo and Gustave Flaubert. Giuseppe Ungaretti's extraordinarily...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 159–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... '90s has to say about globalization and indigenous and immigrant rights through its insistent turn against standard English. And it concludes by looking briefly beyond the '90s at the rise of lyric and plain speech poetries after the U.S. 9/11, which in turn are contested by the turn to appropriation...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 211–229.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Modernity: Toward a Phenomenology of Value ( Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2013 ); hereafter cited parenthetically by page number . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Wallace Stevens Ezra Pound Charles Altieri J. T. Barbarese ethics and poetry Owning Wallace Stevens...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2015
... it an echo? No, it’s just any one of us.2 What accounts for the popularity of this poem after the earth- quake? When compared to gendaishi (contemporary poetry), its descrip- tive effects are almost humorously quotidian. The everyday is the sole focus of Kaneko’s imagery. One...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and anticlerical affiliations of his poetry, which displays a marked interest in the secularization of culture and language. Faiz is widely regarded as the most significant Urdu poet of the postcolo- nial period. His poetry exemplifies some of the central dilemmas of Urdu 1. Theodor W. Adorno...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 May 2016
... poetry, to be found in Badiou’s epic philosophical works, and especially in Theory of the Subject (1982), Being and Event (1988), and Logics of Worlds (2006).8 One would be remiss not to mention, also, 6. Gabriel Rockhill, Radical History and the Politics of Art (New York: Columbia Univer- sity...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 207–210.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy. New York: Penguin Books, 2010. Hell, Julia, and Andreas Schönle, eds. Ruins of Modernity. Politics, History, and Cul- ture. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2010. Books Received...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2003) 30 (3): 157–184.
Published: 01 August 2003
... character, now became international, and with them came international agrarian discontent writes Hofstader.1 The Epic of the Wheat is the title of Norris’s trilogy, which begins in 1901 with the publication of The Octo- pus...