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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Wlad Godzich Epistemology and ontology clash when it comes to “Eastern Europe.” Clashes of this sort try to escape the categories that are at odds and turn toward terminological solutions. But such a move only aggravates the problem while appearing to trivialize it. The terminological instability...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Aleš Erjavec This article focuses on some of the ways in which subjectivization, representation, and self-representation have been carried out in Eastern Europe and on the role that art plays in these processes. The author first points to two related features of the region: an absence of a common...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... expansion of postcolonial discourse to Europe’s own backyard needs to be matched by an expansion of research methods and objects. Postcolonial studies’ traditional commitment to theory and to textual analysis of literature and art cinema is beneficially complemented by engaging with popular media, such as...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Balázs Trencsényi The essay gives an overview of the rise of radical neoconservative discourses in East Central Europe in the wake of the seemingly successful completion of the transition agenda, culminating in NATO and EU accession. It describes the main directions of criticism aiming at the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
...; for secondary sources, only the translation is provided. Democratic Modernism: Rethinking the Politics of Early Twentieth- Century Fiction in China and Europe Sebastian Veg Although the discussion on modernism in...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Arthur Redding Duke University Press 2006 Closet, Coup, and Cold War: F. O. Matthiessen’s From the Heart of Europe Arthur Redding ‘‘I date the beginning of the Cold War, the real beginning for people like...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Europe and Asia. Reading Russian narratives about the Caucasus alongside narratives by Muslim writers of the Caucasus, I challenge the ideologically constructed binaries of Self and Other, Europe and the Orient, as well as history and personal memory. More specifically, this article discusses the figure...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 113–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
... management simulation game, and the transmedia game) and tackles a different topic (poverty and homelessness in the United States, underdevelopment of the Third World, and immigration struggles in Europe). Despite these differences, they all actively challenge the victory-oriented nature of gamification...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Richard Jean So; Hoyt Long Literary historians have long been interested in sociological approaches to literature. The field of modernism, a major aesthetic movement that flourished between 1915-40 primarily in the United States, England, and Europe, but the rest of the world as well, has been seen...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Anita Starosta This essay asks how translation—considered not merely as an interlinguistic procedure but as a practice inherent in every encounter—might come to inform the emergent paradigm of “global humanities.” Even as post-Eurocentric criticism presumes Europe to have been provincialized, it is...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 17–30.
Published: 01 February 2014
... instead on a westward flight, away from the Ukrainian town where he was killed, toward Vienna. His journey will follow the contour of the oval formed by the Carpathian Mountains, the center of Europe, according to the text, and take him from Transylvania, along the Danube, to a light-filled crowded...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 February 2014
.... East Central Europe, for him, is the ever-shifting terrain of struggle over and for Europeanness and, at the same time, a place where ruins are still uncertain and thus full of creative potentiality. Andrukhovych’s own influences, which include Franz Kafka, magical realism, and the Polish O’Harists...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 February 2014
... represented by French theory) was taken up by antihumanist trends, while in communist Eastern Europe it began to unfold under the aegis of “man.” By taking up the threads of this problematic divergence, the essay aims to provide a focusing lens that sharpens but also delimits a vast issue which seems to be...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 February 2014
... thinking in Eastern Europe during the first decade of transition. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Spaces of Desire: Consumer Bound and Unbound Ivaylo Ditchev I can remember how, back in 1999, a friend, who had enjoyed the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., however momentarily, the apparently closed language of neoliberal freedom and progress. The essay turns to figurations of Eastern Europe’s contemporary predicament found in Michał Witkowski’s novel Lovetown (2004), which tracks an aging queer community for whom the transition to capitalism and liberal...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 139–163.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for its English-speaking readership. Publication of works of questionable scholarship by a major university press, and the positive reception given to them, suggests some resonance with the antidemocratic and so-called postsecular turns in the United States and Europe. © 2014 by Duke University...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 155–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Michael P. Steinberg Written at the height of the Greek/German economic standoff of July 2015, this review article finds in Stathis Gourgouris's Lessons in Secular Criticism a powerful critique of some of the legacies of Europe's attachment to Greece as well as a reactivation of some of its...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 57–73.
Published: 01 May 2017
... read these works in that historicist spirit (despite their nonrealist genre) is to identify social referents of central importance to their meanings. The city of The Unconsoled is typical of post–Cold War Europe in its emphasis on “culture,” in a world where civic mutuality coexists with economic...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
... America as well as Europe. All the elements are in place for writing the histories of dictatorships, with their attendant bloodiness and social exclusion. Tunisia’s is one such history. Friday, January 14, 2011, became a new date and a special chapter in the periodization of the history of Tunisia since...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 2012
... terrain over which it sought textual (and ultimately, political) authority (“the Orient”). It was the dissemination of the truth of what Edward Said called the “Semitic object” outside of Europe that allowed Orientalism to facilitate the fragmentation and degeneration it only claimed, at one level, to...