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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 February 2020
... with Jewish ghosts, the essay examines how contemporary art practices peddle in nostalgia for a Jewish past as a mode of desiring a cosmopolitan European future. As “newly integrated” Europeans, Poles are caught in a double bind: on the one hand, their Jewish ghosts allow them to participate in European...
Published: 01 February 2022
Figure 2 Invitation to screening of Joris Ivens films, Paris, March 26, 1950. Credit: Coll. Joris Ivens Archives / European Foundation Joris Ivens, Nijmegen More
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Anikó Imre I argue that postcolonial discourses are essential to unearthing and revising the complicated dynamic of codependence between Western and Eastern European nationalisms, which is haunted by internalized and rarely acknowledged traces of imperialism on both sides. However, the spatial...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Wlad Godzich Since the three partitions it suffered in the eighteenth century, Poland has been eccentric to the main currents of European history, sometimes lagging behind them, sometimes anticipating them. In March 1968, Polish students and intellectuals anticipated their European and American...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 1–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
... such as Strange Country and Foreign Affections . Informed by a commitment to European and Irish republican values elaborated in the radical Enlightenment and animated by a sometimes bristling engagement with an Ireland transformed by the Troubles in the North and by the culture of late capitalism across...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Anita Starosta Ukrainian poet, novelist, essayist, translator, and “patriarch of Bu-Ba-Bu” Yuri Andrukhovych shares his perspectives on contemporary European, Russian, and Ukrainian cultures and politics, and on the current situation of writers working in minor languages in this part of the world...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 February 2014
... that the frequent application of postcolonial theories to the study of the region is to some extent enlightening but essentially insufficient. The author then broaches the main topic of the article—the import of Eastern European art in recent processes of subjectivization, identification, and representation...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Sebastian Veg This article attempts to bring a new perspective to the debate on Chinese modernism and, in so doing, to reflect on the idea of modernism itself. Rather than opposing European “high modernists” and an early twentieth-century Chinese literature defined by Enlightenment and nineteenth...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (4): 33–65.
Published: 01 November 2022
... and Arendt is worth tracing because it allows readers to understand her response to the post‐WWII age, which witnessed the emergence of manifold diverse “revolutions” in the social and political realm brought by decolonization, both in the European and non‐European (i.e., Asian, African, postcolonial...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... consent. The Prison Notebooks , published in 1948, influenced the thinking of Italian and postwar European intellectuals and filmmakers on the left, and they continue to be a reservoir for an examination of the character and relevance of passive revolution, forms of coercion and consent, relations between...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 February 2009
.... Martí developed the key concept of a multiracial and multicultural “our America” as a counterweight to the menace of U.S. hegemony in the region, on the one hand, and Latin American development schemes based on the imposition of European or North American models, on the other. While he did not himself...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 75–95.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of the Early Romantics; Walter Benjamin’s journal projects, from the Angelus Novus to the prison camp journal at the end of his life; Maurice Blanchot and the failed trans-European project of what was arguably the most ambitious intellectual journal enterprise of the century, the Revue internationale...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
... “transition societies,” which had a very clear image of the short-term trajectory to follow in order to reach the European framework but had far fewer ideas, let alone social consensus, of the type of democratic culture they wanted to create as a result of the transition. Beyond Liminality? The Kulturkampf...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 57–73.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Martin Ryle In making aesthetic performance and aesthetic education central to his dialectical evaluation of social democracy, Kazuo Ishiguro especially addresses teachers of culture. The Unconsoled and Never Let Me Go explore the position of art in European social-democratic society since 1945...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
... play: namely, the importance that the producers of sixiang place on imparting a tone of conviction and purpose to the presentation of their arguments. To draw attention to the difference between Chinese certitude and European self-reflexivity as styles of rhetorical persuasion, I include a contrastive...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 179–201.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of Friedrich Nietzsche—on the psychopathology of ressentiment that plagues Western, European democracies. The review focuses on Sloterdijk’s philosophical project but also takes into consideration the philosopher’s politics, which have received much criticism in both his native Germany and abroad. I...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 195–209.
Published: 01 May 2015
... between what was the work of the council and what were later interpretations of its work. Although O’Malley presents the council as a European phenomenon, its effects were more global. A case study from colonial Mexico helps reveal how Trent’s strengthening of episcopal authority but unwillingness...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 February 2018
... subsequent crisis must be understood at multiple spatial scales, including the global and the European. Our own particular Irish crisis cannot be discussed in isolation from these larger scales. The Celtic Tiger in its prime was the Irish version of global neoliberalism, while the Irish crisis...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 May 2016
... philosophical reflections on the literary, defined as they so frequently are by a small, high modernist European canon? Might Badiou provide resources for a critique of what has become known as “world literature,” with its assumptions about translation and the smooth transportability of literary meaning? How...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 177–206.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Marc Nichanian; Narine Jallatyan This essay examines Orientalism within the context of Edward Said’s works and the contemporary critical debates around them. Inspired by Erich Auerbach, Said strove to conceive of humanism as overcoming the European imperialist legacy. Yet not only does Said fail...