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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and the resulting instrumental and mechanistic tendencies of twentieth-century life. Adorno’s fractured and aphoristic Minima Moralia is a reflection on the “damaged” nature of exilic existence; Spanos’s In the Neighborhood of Zero decries the massive destructive potential, on both global and personal levels...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 217–233.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Donald E. Pease This article discusses the importance of Auseinandersetzung to William Spanos’s untimely exile legacies. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Edward Said Moby-Dick New World Order New Americanists American exceptionalism William Spanos’s Exile Legacies: A Ritornello...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 7–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Peter Jeffreys The bombing of Alexandria by the British in 1882 forced C. P. Cavafy and his family into temporary exile. Traumatic for the young poet, this displacement produced a set of epistolary exchanges between friends and family that sheds much light on his Western orientation, connecting him...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 179–194.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Gil Hochberg; Shir Alon Santiago Slabodsky's Decolonial Judaism: Triumphal Failures of Barbaric Thinking returns to a history of Jewish persecution, but unlike other attempts to trace the tradition of the Jewish “conscious pariah,” it does not aim to identify an “essence” of Judaism (say, “exilic...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 133–157.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Rudolf Mrázek Boven Digoel was a camp in colonial Dutch East Indies where Indonesian communists were exiled for their participation in a failed revolution in 1927. Terezín was a Nazi-built camp in Bohemia for the European Jews. Lenin was read and quoted in both camps—in Dutch, German, Czech...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 63–97.
Published: 01 August 2008
... in these years of revolutionary promise and failure. After the failed revolution in Japan, he spent almost a quarter of a century in exile in Lebanon and Palestine, often working for Palestinian organizations. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 The following abbreviations are used throughout: PLO...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 71–74.
Published: 01 May 2012
... assumptions with exilic ones. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Orientalism and the Invention of World Literatures Introduction Aamir R. Mufti “World literature” exercises what seems to be a strange gravitational...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 2015
...R. Radhakrishnan This essay is a genealogical appreciation of the theoretical legacy of the work of William Spanos as it has evolved from an early and ongoing commitment to the “de-structive hermeneutics” of Martin Heidegger toward Edward Said’s exilic politics of a contrapuntal secular humanism...
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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 (2015) 42 (1): 179–194.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Philip Armstrong In the conclusion to Exiles in the City, and drawing from the writings of Hannah Arendt, Edward Said, and Giorgio Agamben, William Spanos refers to an “agonic friendship” that is not “‘friendship’ as such”—that is, friendship premised on “filiation or affiliation...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 91–103.
Published: 01 August 2002
... with the term diaspora itself, includes, in alphabetical order, exile, identity, lan- guage, and nationality. Each one of these terms refers in turn to a semantic field whose intersections and ramifications, whenever possible, I will try...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and international politics. —­William V. Spanos, Exiles in the City: Hannah Arendt and Edward W. Said in Counterpoint 1. The Status of Destructive Criticism From its inception, a secular vocation has characterized the work of William V. Spanos. His goal is to confront the historical...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 129–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
... knowledge of the Chinese language, and without the community of a Chinatown or a suburban Asian American com- munity. His condition of exile, however, has proved to be immensely produc- tive of emotional intensity and imagination, and his poetics derives largely from his ontological condition...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
... for political exiles, and its “exotic” Muslim popu- lation helped shape it as the ideal location for Russia’s cultural produc- tion of its own Orient. In this essay, I consider the threshold space of the Caucasus, along the geographic borders of the Kuban River and Cauca- sian Mountains...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 207–216.
Published: 01 August 2001
... of the earth The reference is to the dispersion of Jews among the Gentiles after the Babylonian Exile, or the aggregate of Jews or Jewish communities scattered ‘‘in exile’’ outside Palestine. Although the term refers to the physi- cal dispersal of Jews throughout the world, it also carries religious, philo...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 105–119.
Published: 01 August 2002
... that perpetual mise-en-scène in which the present mixes with memory and reality with fiction, and in which, to repeat, the politico-ideological operates, beyond its proper meaning, as a kind of protective shell around the exile...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (4): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2023
... stay in the desert, where a rose is arose and aroused, to echo Gertrude Stein. Edmond Jabès is a poet of the Egyptian desert, Biblical and modern, whose work crisscrosses Celan. How do you see the relation of Celan and Jabès in terms of the nomadic, diasporic, and (Jabèsian) exile—and may I ask you...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 31–62.
Published: 01 November 2019
... . Said Edward W . 1983 . The World, the Text, and the Critic . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Said Edward W . 1996 . Representations of the Intellectual: The 1993 Reith Lectures . New York : Vintage . Said Edward W . 2000 . Reflections on Exile and Other Essays...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 February 2015
... polity” (AS, 206) of exiles, slaves, barbarians, and, in this case, women ousted from the sovereignty order of the polis as its rogues and beasts. Despite the great historical divide between the ancient Greek polis and the American polis, the reconstellation of these two discrepant histories...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2004
... that is based on a totalizing Western view in which the Jew plays the symbolic role of the displaced outsider. The Israeli sociologist David Ohana similarly writes about ‘‘the Mediterranean Jew who, unlike the exilic Euro- pean Jew, is comfortable in his place, ‘‘a natural son to his surroundings...