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boundary 2 (1 February 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 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Wang Ban In understanding rights across cultures, critics tend to view individual or human rights as unique to the West and alien to community-based or authoritarian Eastern cultures. This essay challenges this fetishism of individual rights by tracing social and intellectual movements in the West...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 101–137.
Published: 01 August 2013
... global spectacle, together with the new social media, has contributed to the creation of “visual allure” as a place to build common sense and the ethics of hedonism. It does so not only by its ability to create a more extensive level of commodity fetishism but also by virtue of its ability to map on the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 79–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
... a response to the West's hysterical relation to the big Other. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 North Korea Marxism fetishism leader sovereignty North Korea’s “Succession” of Marxism Hoon Song...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2016
... secret. Peter Szendy, in turn, takes us to the marketplace of pianistic technicities to find the Marx Brothers giving Karl Marx’s theory of fetishism both a sound track and a theatrical staging. He posits an inherent relationship between fetishism and music, in the sense that the former names the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2019) 46 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Realities of the Corporate State .” Journal of Economic Issues 10 , no. 4 : 923 – 42 . Scheuerman William . 2017 . “ The GOP’s Anti- Democratic Fetish Runs Deep .” Boston Review , February 15 , 2017 . bostonreview.net/politics/william-e-scheuerman-gops-anti-democratic-fetish-runs-deep...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
... sense, although, via the Marxist concept of com- modity fetishism, it also takes on, for Benjamin, a political and economic valence). In Benjamin’s view, since the “Fall of Adam,” human beings are condemned to a disconnection from the true world. Accordingly, humans are said to engage in mythic...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 279–281.
Published: 01 May 2004
... 2004 Contributors Emily Apter is professor of French and comparative literature at New York University. She is the author of Continental Drift: From National Characters to Virtual Subjects (1999), Feminizing the Fetish: Psychoanalysis and Narrative Obsession in Turn-of- the Century...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2000) 27 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... Haralovich, Mary Beth, and Lauren Rabinovitz, eds. Television, History, and Ameri- can Culture: Feminist Critical Essays. Console-ing Passions. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1999. Krips, Henry. Fetish: An...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 243–245.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... Books Received  245 Lefebvre, Henri. State, Space, World: Selected Essays. Ed. Neil Brenner and Stuart Elden. Trans. Neil Brenner, Gerald Moore, and Stuart Elden. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. Logan, Peter Melville. Victorian Fetishism: Intellectuals and Primitives. Studies...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 43–74.
Published: 01 February 2016
.... Adorno, “Freudian Theory,” 135. 46 boundary 2 / February 2016 its rejection of “every semblance of existing for society,”6 since the com- modity—just like the artwork—conceals the social relations of its produc- tion in the form of a fetish. The radicality of the artwork stems from its claim to...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 173–208.
Published: 01 February 2016
... strangely inaccessible and secret, yet always on display. This economically based cultural forma- tion was fundamentally different from the inanimate, fetishized commodity, whose labor is obscured. Here, in Negro music, labor could be readily seen and heard, but, for whites, it always remained...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
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boundary 2 (1 August 2000) 27 (3): 103–134.
Published: 01 August 2000
... on the ele- ments. Furthermore, such people represent the power of magic to them- selves in terms of the fetish, a word that Hegel derives from the Portuguese word for magic, feitiço (PG, 123).12 That they wield the fetish is not what shocks Hegel, however. What shocks him is the fact that...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2003) 30 (3): 19–27.
Published: 01 August 2003
... ‘‘nihilism’’ (referring to Nietzsche), is both necessary and transitory; in my eyes it’s the cur- rent postulation of ideological combat in our society: it’s too late to keep the text as fetish, in the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
... sʺezd, 26 fevralia-­5 marta 1926 g.: Stenograficheskii otchet (Baku, ASSR, 1926), 367–84. Future(s) of Criticism—I / Ertürk / Toward a Literary Communism 189 for writing and language reform, we find a modernist fetishism of appear- ances that made the “wearing” of Latin letters—a metaphor...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 29–77.
Published: 01 August 2016
... written on the “secret” of the commodity’s fetish character, and on Marx’s frequent recourse to occult rhetoric in his discussion of ideology.7 Why, we may ask, has a similar vigi- lance not been applied to the same rhetoric when used in the analysis of ursprüngliche Akkumulation? The presumption...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 131–142.
Published: 01 February 2003
..., although he was sometimes quite inconsistent in his atti- tudes toward it, as he veered between viewing fashion, on the one hand, as a manifestation of commodity culture—or, more specifically, of commodity fetishism—and, on the other...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2001) 28 (3): 217–223.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... Martin’s Press. Stokes, Mason. The Color of Sex: Whiteness, Heterosexuality, and the Fictions of White Supremacy. New Americanists. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2001. Stratton, Jon. The Desirable Body: Cultural Fetishism and the Erotics of Consump- tion. Urbana and Chicago: University of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2003) 30 (2): 47–64.
Published: 01 May 2003
.... Indeed, what was the appeal of that paper fetish which danced so mockingly, so dangerously, on the sidewalk? How was it related to the passion and the power of Tod Clifton? How could this dancing fetish, this paper manifestation of blackface pleasure, be so powerful and yet have been left out of...