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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 95–125.
Published: 01 May 2017
...S. D. Chrostowska This essay deals with the problem of filmically representing political revolutions. In working out what film can do with and for revolution, it argues that the representation of revolution is not as powerful or mobilizing as the reflection of revolutionary practices and ideas...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 139–156.
Published: 01 May 2018
... form of film or radio or in children’s affinity for the speculative space of fairy tales, to name just a few examples. In his essay “Experience and Poverty,” from 1933, Benjamin pro- poses for those who have lost faith in modern institutions an educative mode drawn from the folk tale and...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 159–176.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Valentina Vitali Duke University Press 2006 On the Frontal Subjects of the Hindi Melodrama: Notes for a Comparative Approach to Film Valentina Vitali 1. The View from the Center This essay attempts to arrive at an...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 243–265.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Maeve Connolly Duke University Press 2004 Sighting an Irish Avant-Garde in the Intersection of Local and International Film Cultures Maeve Connolly Introduction Vivienne Dick is an Irish filmmaker who...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 223–238.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Leo Ou-fan Lee This essay aims to gauge the different receptions of Ang Lee's recent film Lust, Caution between American and Chinese publics and across a cultural landscape of the pan-Chinese regions of Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. It also brings a contextual and historical dimension to...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 123–140.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Marcia Landy Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:3 / sheet 127 of 252 6943 boundar ‘‘The Dream of the Gesture The Body of/in Todd Haynes’s Films Marcia Landy...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
... novel and the film call for practices of reading and spectatorship that would be attentive to subjective and temporal fractures within the putatively unified global present. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 This essay draws on research conducted at the Pembroke Center for Teaching and...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 133–163.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Isa Murdock-Hinrichs The essay analyzes Grant Gee’s and Stan Neumann’s transformations of W. G. Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn and Austerlitz into the cinematic medium. In reproducing Sebald’s methods, both filmmakers undermine traditional filmmaking conventions. By translating and appropriating the...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 65–101.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Zahid R. Chaudhary Through a psychoanalytic reading of Joshua Oppenheimer’s documentary The Act of Killing , this essay considers the role of fantasy in genocidal Cold War violence. Considering both Oppenheimer’s film and also Frantz Fanon’s clinical case studies as investigations into impunity...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 65–95.
Published: 01 February 2020
...), film (Pedro Almodóvar), new media (Appgree), and literature ( The Winterlings , by Cristina Sánchez-Andrade). The essay, in sum, offers new theoretical tools for identifying the disavowal of authority and showing the limits of certain digital forms of collective decision-making in Spain today...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 27–44.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Leo T. S. Ching This essay analyzes two Taiwan differences in East Asia—the presence of an indigenous population and its alleged pro-Japan sentiments— and examines how indigeneity and intimacy offer the potential to rethink questions of reconciliation outside of the state-centric model of political...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... “restoration of capital.” Judging by the number of books, articles, and even films that continue to appear on the life and writings of Gramsci, his work continues to be germane to cultural and political texts concerned with “the second coming of fascism In a short essay in the London Review of...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 115–143.
Published: 01 February 2020
... significant. This one is a combination of mine, the video- essay s subtitles, and its quotation in Ravetto- Biagioli s 2014 essay. However mythic this story of the first- time use of color 16- mm stock may be, Alice Lovejoy, currently researching the circulation of film stock during World War II for her book...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 313–335.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Fadi A. Bardawil This essay revisits the history of Socialist Lebanon, a Marxist organization founded in the mid-1960s by militant intellectuals in Beirut. Examining their labors of, and thoughts on, translation, which the members of Socialist Lebanon regarded as constitutive of the Marxist...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., including his writings on radio, film, children’s literature, and children’s theater, as well as his studies of Franz Kafka and Bertolt Brecht. The introduction provides brief summaries of the ten articles comprising the dossier and their relation to one another, and it addresses the question of the...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 May 2011
... control by entertainment rather than oppression. Indeed, not only did Woju enjoy huge audience popularity, it also benefited from considerable tolerance of the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (SARFT), which, according to the website Danwai, allowed the drama to “slip” through its...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 February 2017
... resemblance to the structure of consciousness itself, and in terms of its location at the intersection of the technical and the oneiric. Jean-Luc Godard's Contempt is a film through which it is possible to understand not just that cinema functions as an element in an ideological and consumerist system, as...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... possibilities for such a geopolitically expanded, methodologically hybridized encounter: the postcolonial study of popular (post)socialist television; a postcolonial take on the European circulation of socialist film cultures; and contemporary reality television focused on the European underclass. © 2014 by...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 209–218.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Peter Szendy Taking a close reading of the Marx Brothers' film The Big Store (1941) as its thread, this article explores the possibility of extending the concept of fetishism to the very performance of music, that is, to the bodily gestures and keyboardistic fingerings executed by Chico and Harpo...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 63–97.
Published: 01 August 2008
... his first film in Japan after years of imprisonment in Lebanon and Japan. Adachi's career and activities spanned the crucial decades of the 1950s and 1960s, perhaps the most intense period of radical protest in Japan's postwar period. His experimental work constituted a significant intervention in...