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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Michelle Chilcoat Duke University Press 2004 In/Civility, in Death: On Becoming French in Colonial Martinique Michelle Chilcoat Civilization, civilization, pride of the Europeans, and their burying ground...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 2012
... decadence and philology, demonstrating how the past might erupt in the present through language that forges ambivalent links to a lived relation with the past. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Unless otherwise noted, all translations are my own. French Decadence, Arab Awakenings...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Miglena Nikolchina This essay addresses the mostly long-distance friendship between French philosopher Louis Althusser and Russian Georgian philosopher Merab Mamardashvili as a vantage point for exploring the question why, by the end of the 1960s, critical and projective thinking in the West (as...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Russ Castronovo How was public opinion forged in the Atlantic world during the age of the American, French, and Haitian Revolutions? This essay takes up this question by looking at the vexed role of propaganda in manufacturing democratic consent. In particular, it examines a counterfeit set of...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
... transcribed and will first be published in Arabic, to be followed by French and English translations, with the aim of recording in detail the Revolution of Dignity and Democracy as it was occurring. Pending the publication of this book, which documents the impulses, aspirations, and hopes of the youth of the...
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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 by the...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Leah Feldman This article seeks to dislocate Orientalism from its Anglo-French origin by investigating the problem of its theorization in the context of the Russian Empire. I frame Russian Orientalism through the representation of the Caucasus in the Russian imagination as a border space between...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
...David Golumbia The theoretical movements known as Speculative Realism and Object-Oriented Ontology depend on the “critique of correlationism” offered by the French philosopher Quentin Meillassoux in his 2008 After Finitude . There Meillassoux claims to have shown that Kant and all philosophers...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Naomi Waltham-Smith What is at stake when the sonorous becomes a condition of possibility for a concept of community? Exploring the ex(ap)propriation of the sonic that takes places at the threshold between the refusal of presence in French deconstruction (Derrida, Nancy) and the refusal of...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 141–154.
Published: 01 November 2017
...David Simpson This essay argues that the recourse to terror as the defining term of the 9/11 experience is at odds with the rhetorical choices made by Edmund Burke in his writings on the French Revolution, as well as by various Cold War theorists in the 1950s. Burke regarded terror as an...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Seamus Deane The essay tracks the history of republicanism in Ireland during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The eighteenth-century rebellion of the United Irishmen of 1798 was based on the principles of the American and French Revolutions. But after the Great Famine of 1845–47, although...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Tom Eyers The Anglophone reception of the French philosopher Alain Badiou has focused largely on his ontological and political commitments. Where Jacques Rancière is increasingly received as a philosopher of art above all else, Badiou's own critical commitments have received less attention. In this...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 71–89.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Bruce Robbins The night before her suicide, Anna Karenina has a strange nightmare about a muzhik, or former serf, who speaks French and is doing something with a piece of iron. Given the place of class in the novel, if mainly on the Levin side rather than the Anna side, critics of Tolstoy have said...
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boundary 2 (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 (2010) 37 (3): 5–28.
Published: 01 August 2010
... ethics of translation proposed here draws on the work of the French philosopher Alain Badiou. In Translation Studies Genealogies of Translation Theory: Jerome Lawrence Venuti 1. Instrumental...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 177–184.
Published: 01 August 2020
... work of French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty to argue for the centrality of the human gaze in Sebald’s imagination. The human gaze forges a unique form of realism in Sebald, playing a central role in revealing the “metaphysical underside” of objects, which in turn provokes an ethical response...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 27–46.
Published: 01 February 2009
... identified in the “transcendental Pétainism” of French President Nicolas Sarkozy. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Unless otherwise noted, all translations are our own. The Philosophy of Restoration: Alain Badiou and the Enemies of May Nina Power and...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 71–125.
Published: 01 November 2016
... point a recent biography of Cézanne by Alex Danchev and the same author's recent edition of the artist's letters. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Paul Cézanne postimpressionism impressionism French painting Alex Danchev Cézanne: Figuring Truth in Painting...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 February 2004
... 1. Revolutionaries Edmund Burke and Alexis de Tocqueville agreed in their analyses of some of the causes of the French Revolution, most particularly on the role of the ‘‘men of letters and the prestige and influence they gained as the tra- ditional political elites lost power. This new...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Hyperindustrial Epoch . Translated by Norman Barnaby . Cambridge : Polity . Editor’s Introduction Arne De Boever In the spring of 2011, Kenneth Reinhard, Stephen Barker, and I invited contemporary French philosopher Bernard Stiegler to...