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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 1–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... This essay elucidates Deane's shifting conceptions of Irish writing and national culture as developed from his early works such as The French Revolution and Enlightenment in England, 1789–1832 and Celtic Revivals through the initial three volumes of The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing up to later...
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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 2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Chris Goto-Jones While there appears to be a gathering consensus about the need to be less ethnocentric and exclusive in the composition of academic fields in the contemporary university, there remains significant anxiety about how previously excluded voices might be included (and even whether...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 107–141.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Ana María Ochoa Gautier This essay is a critique of the notions of nature and culture, as operationalized by the recently named field ecomusicology. While fields such as anthropology and history have questioned the idea of nature, ecomusicology, on the contrary, has explored its significance...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 179–204.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Lawrence Venuti Despite the increased attention that translation has received in conjunction with the newly revived topic of “world literature,” translation research and practice continue to be marginal in comparative literature as the field has developed in the United States. The evidence for this...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 155–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Anders Engberg-Pedersen In the twenty-first century, warfare has increasingly become pervaded by fictions. Using carefully crafted virtual worlds to train, prepare, and process military engagements, the US military has co-opted and militarized a field that one does not usually associate with war...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Joe Cleary The lack of any strongly sustained popular resistance to the policies that have issued from the wider global neoliberal crash of 2008 has been a conspicuous feature of Irish society over the last decade. Though that crisis fragmented the political field in the Republic of Ireland, Irish...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 2012
... describe. In contrast to Renan, the thinkers and writers of the Arab nahda , or “awakening,” examined here–Jamal al-Din al-Afghani, Abd al-Rahman al-Kawakibi, Farah Antun, and Ahmed Faris al-Shidyaq–devised their texts at ground level, shifting their tactics on a dynamic field of operations in response to...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... security—what this article refers to as “environmentality.” The essay examines how this suspended state has begun to seek a logical justification for its existence within the “natural” world in the new discipline of “natural security”—a field that transforms the exceptional “necessity” of the “War on...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 27–57.
Published: 01 May 2016
... interview concludes with a conversation about the 1930s and the period's continuing relevance for the twenty-first century, Arac's recent project on the “Age of the Novel,” and the transformations in the field since he first began teaching. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Jonathan Arac New...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jeffrey J. Williams “American Literature in the World” is an interview with the literary critic Wai Chee Dimock, in which she discusses her efforts to extend the field of American literature, over time and to various continents, for instance seeing the use of the ancient epic Gilgamesh in...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 105–129.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Dermot Ryan This essay opens by outlining the ways Marx uses the idea of translation to explain his theoretical practice and its relationship to classical political economy. Recognizing the moment of science in the emergent field of political economy, Marx declares that the ideological distortions...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of mass media that are dying in a globally and industrially organized regressive movement in which the technical, transitional object becomes monstrous and pathetic), we will encounter a new age of care in which the amateur is the exemplary figure—traversing, as such, the field of contemporary art...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 191–212.
Published: 01 February 2017
... to privilege over and above adaptive fitness. These tools also transform the field of our experience, de- and refunctionalizing our biological organs in a way that enables the body to interpret and be interpreted differently. Perhaps the most prominent example of this transformation of the body by...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 221–242.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Racheal Fest In this interview, conducted on September 15, 2016, literary critic Donald E. Pease assesses the legacy of the New Americanist program he helped set in motion in the early 1990s. He also reflects upon current trends in the field of American literary studies, considers the questions and...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2019) 46 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Frank Pasquale Though artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare and education now accomplishes diverse tasks, there are two features that tend to unite the information processing behind efforts to substitute it for professionals in these fields: reductionism and functionalism. True believers in...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2019) 46 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 February 2019
...David Golumbia While Philip Mirowski’s scholarship has been widely read across many of the different academic fields with which it engages, his impact on the direct study of digital media and digital technology has been relatively minimal. This is particularly unfortunate, given that his work...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Tony Tanner This work by the late British literary critic Tony Tanner, presumably a review essay written in the late 1980s but not published, is a response to the then emerging New Americanist field of literary studies and a cluster of publications in the mid-1980s, in particular, Sacvan...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 97–103.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Ponge's “Notes Toward a Shell” as recombinant textual animals? Attention to intimate form locates structures of feeling in procedures that distribute agency. Jonathan Skinner's warbler poems (“Magnolia,” “Northern Parula,” “Myrtle”) compose with field-based constraints to make poetry an instrument of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 245–262.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Bruce Robbins Early postcolonial critics were at worst ambivalent about secularism, and more likely either uninterested or, like Edward Said, extremely enthusiastic. What is the meaning of the recent turn against secularism by critics in and around the field Said did so much to establish? This...