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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
... national anthem and have been sung by some of the most influential Arab stars, written on protest banners, and shouted by students in the face of French and English occupiers and their own governments. The couplet even entered the folklore of global protest music and poetry, and was adopted...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 123–160.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Cavafy's knowledge of Arabic, the essay demonstrates his affinities and solidarities with Egyptians under colonial duress as witnessed in the choice of subject matter and in the intertextual Greek-Egyptian folkloric resonances in his poem “27 June 1906, 2 P.M.” Analyzing how the poem's tropes...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 47–64.
Published: 01 May 2003
...- can Century—one might also say from the beginning to the end of ‘‘Ameri- can Studies but that is a different issue. By the time Henry Luce, the pub- lisher of Life, wrote his 1941 editorial ‘‘The American Century Ellison had been collecting black folklore for the Federal Writer’s Project for three...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... on individual and group attitudes, beliefs, and modern institutions. His sus- tained stress on language “is crucial because it cannot be separated from all aspects of social life.”14 The “language question” is integral to his think- ing on history, common sense, folklore, the role of education...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 85–108.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... Peggy Kamuf (New York: Routledge, 1994). Lauro and Embry / A Zombie Manifesto  87 between global capitalism and the theoretical school of posthumanism. This is an essay full of zombies—the historical, folkloric zombie of Haitian origin, which reveals much...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 161–176.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and classes” (Guha 1982 : 1–8). The choice of a folk hero–narrator is a deliberate one. The story that he tells us succeeds in becoming credible not only because it involves a lived experience but also because it comes from the people of Egypt, without being in the least folkloric. Let me note here...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 August 2007
... and absurdity. It has its origins in that colorful world of “ghosts” on stage dur- ing village festivals and in folkloric myths and stories. A theorist once said that “perhaps the greatest humorist is the ghost”; and the humor of this world of “ghosts” is destructive. What the “ghost” avenges itself...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 217–218.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of Pittsburgh. She is author of Fascism in Film: The Italian Commercial Cinema, 1930– 1943 (1986); British Genres: Cinema and Society, 1930–1960 (1991); Film, Politics, and Gramsci (1994); Cinematic Uses of the Past (1996); The Folklore of Consensus...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 215–217.
Published: 01 August 2022
... Angulo and Pacific Coast Culture (2017) is a folkloric account of poets, linguists, and old-time storytelling. Schelling teaches at Naropa University. Daniel Tiffany studied with Norman O. Brown as an undergraduate classics major at Cowell College. Five volumes of his literary criticism and six...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 August 2008
... books include Fascism in Film: The Italian Commercial Cinema, 1931–1943; British Genres: Cinema and Society, 1930–1960; Imitations of Life: A Reader on Film and Television Melodrama; Film, Politics, and Gramsci; Queen Christina (with Amy Villarejo); Cinematic Uses of the Past; The Folklore...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 9–12.
Published: 01 May 2001
... elephants roam Laos’’ (13). These disjunctures of race, class, place, language are captured on a larger scale in the concluding poem, ‘‘Excerpts from Bahala Na by means of juxtapositions of phrases from Singapore Girl airline ads, a folklore study on cockfights, and the state execution of a mi- grant...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 207–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
...: Folklore, Performance, and Identity in Cuzco, Peru. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2008. Miller, Christopher L. The French Atlantic Triangle: Literature and Culture of the Slave Trade. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2008. Norris, Christopher. Fiction, Philosophy and Literary...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 39–44.
Published: 01 August 2022
... is popular” (Brown 1991 : 64; Brown 1973 : 107–8). Nobby emphasizes the correlation between prophecy and “folklore,” which proceeds from a “vulgar metaphysics” (Brown 1991 : 92). Judging from the literary scraps that Nobby gathers to illustrate the vulgar textures of prophecy, Finnegans Wake appeals...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 151–165.
Published: 01 August 2010
... The title of this 1940 composition links the nickname of the band’s new bassist Jimmie Blanton to an African American folklore figure. This figure offers the only moniker provided for the novel’s otherwise anonymous protagonist: “Call me Jack-the-Bear, for I am in a state of hibernation” (6...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 21–44.
Published: 01 May 2000
... to the persistent dissemination of a folklore concerning Irish culture and politics. Although the relative paucity until the late 1980s and the 1990s of lengthy studies on Irish film production may suggest that an Irish cinema...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 97–123.
Published: 01 February 2002
... individual autonomy seeks dignity and grace outside of the superficial everydayness of modern life. As folklore theorist Regina Bendix puts it, ‘‘The quest for authenticity is a peculiar longing, at once modern and anti-modern. It is oriented toward the recovery of an essence whose loss has been real...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 125–153.
Published: 01 August 2004
... an- thropology that pays particular attention to what could be seen as ‘‘folkloric inventory the process of defamiliarization is also evident in some of his photographs. ‘‘The Photo of the Elders’’ (1993) presents a Huichol man sit- ting sideways in such a fashion as to offer only a view of his body, showing...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 53–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
...- ing the cadences of folklore and myth. Beckett’s was not an uncharted path to abstraction but precisely an antique and subliterary one: here’s a story about “two men . . . one small and one tall. They had left the town,” some town, no particular town.9 We could say, more precisely...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 253–272.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., a new spiritualism is yoked with a medieval Celtic past, along with hillwalking and an appreciation of the Irish landscape. The website for St Finbarr’s Way, or “Top of the Rock,” in West Cork similarly combines New Age spiritualism and the Irish past, folklore and fitness, archaeology...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 77–89.
Published: 01 August 2002
... of kitsch, banal folklore, hostile nature, and foul odors. Its somber tone, with smatterings of black humor, differs greatly from the simple, usually unproblematic (even if irreverent) cartography typical of rep- resentations...