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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 179–194.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... . . . Exilic consciousness cannot provide a total model for national existence but it can certainly function as an ethical principle . . . basing Jew- ish existence in Israel on the concept of exile means removing the land “as place” and turning it instead into a spiritual...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 217–233.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., and poststructuralist critics “fulfilled” Said’s anti-­ imperialist project by affiliating it with the hermeneutic Destruktion of the West’s ontological continuum. The “contradictory fulfillment” took place at a crossroads where the critic, exiled from the dominant order through acts of critical consciousness...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
... Thompson of Valdosta State University for their comments on my initial draft of this article. I am also thankful to Joseph Keith of Binghamton University, whose thoughts have helped me to understand modernity more deeply. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 temporality exilic consciousness...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 179–194.
Published: 01 February 2015
... con- ditions through which the exemplary “exilic consciousness” of both Arendt and Said comes into being, “agonic” or “a-­filiated” friendship begins to cre- ate the ground—or,­ more pertinently, the lack of ground, the deracinated and deracinating thought—­on which another concept of the polis...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 2015
... or biological (filial) principle of presence or identity—and­ its binary, us-­against-­them logic—as­ a construction produced by the dominant culture that justifies violence against the “Other.” When Said writes about the exilic consciousness, however, he clearly means “place...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 243–245.
Published: 01 February 2010
...,” and is bringing to completion a book tentatively titled The Exilic Consciousness and Thinking: Essays on Edward Said and Hannah Arendt. C. J. W.-L. Wee is associate professor of English at the National Institute of Educa- tion, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has held visiting...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... words, what I have tried to suggest in pointing to the affilia- tive relationship between Said’s exilic consciousness and Arendt’s conscious pariahdom is that their discourses on the question of Palestine, however distant in time, can be read not simply as a gen- erational...
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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 (2010) 37 (1): 127–166.
Published: 01 February 2010
... (apartheid ). It was, rather, a single state in which two histori- cally constructed peoples live together in harmonic strife. As Said put this richly suggestive vision of the anti-identitarian exilic consciousness for an increasingly globalized world in Culture and Imperialism: Yet...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 177–203.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., this fundamentally exilic consciousness is the Poseidonians’ collective condition. A formerly living culture can now only be expressed in dead ritual. The poem appears to be exploring a whole series of questions: What is the present community's relation to its ancestors’ culture and identity? How do we remember? How...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 199–225.
Published: 01 May 2020
... is more than a place; it is a set of relations that structure a political consciousness through a longing or desire for (non)alignment. boundary 2 47:2 (2020) DOI 10.1215/01903659-8193326 © 2020 by Duke University Press Global Souths: Toward a Materialist Poetics of Alignment Leah Feldman Catch thief...
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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 (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 (2014) 41 (2): 29–33.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... The real Mandela of the Rivonia trial, Robben Island, and worldwide celeb- rity added to the legend. He had been the subject of poetry, politics, and popular performance. In London, I had worked with the ANC in exile, even met with the hardworking Oliver Tambo, his legal partner, the one that held...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 31–56.
Published: 01 May 2017
... : Little, Brown . ———. 1986 . Permanent Exiles: Essays on the Intellectual Migration from Germany to America . New York : Columbia University Press . MacWilliams Matthew . 2016 . “The One Weird Trait That Predicts Whether You're a Trump Supporter.” Politico Magazine , January 17...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 35–65.
Published: 01 February 2008
... by his often tortured consciousness confront personal loss, psy- chic instability, mounting debt, failing health, and the whole of the classical and baroque artistic eras. Beethoven’s final masterpieces—the A Minor Quartet (Op. 132); the B-flat Major Quartet (Op. 130...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
... literature more broadly, in which “a rupture of self,” or a crisis in con- sciousness, occurs within characters. The space of the threshold therefore encompasses a double- voicedness, and in turn a double- consciousness, the interlocution of the speaking “I” with its Others. Bakhtin argues...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 151–174.
Published: 01 February 2000
... consciousness is that of the intellectual and artist in exile, the political figure between domains, between forms, be- tween homes, and between languagesAndwhile it would be the rankest Panglossian dishonesty to say...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2004
... unfolds out of the ‘‘worlded’’ humanism associated by Said with the figure of Auerbach in exile. In Mufti’s ascription, this ‘‘critical secularism’’ is asso- ciated with minority consciousness (dislocation, statelessness, psychic un- homing)11 and the traumatic reckoning with ‘‘what it means for a group...
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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...