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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Eli Friedlander La Jetée: Regarding the Gaze Eli Friedlander It happens that certain remarks strike us but do not fully reach our understanding, remaining in the shadows of what we grasp. They can re- turn in unexpected moments and...
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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 (2018) 45 (3): 149–172.
Published: 01 August 2018
... “traditional Chinese culture” and “Taiwanese multicultural reality.” Using the first Chinese Drama production, Inborn Pair , as an example, this essay argues that the aesthetic transaction narrates Chinese traditional culture in ways that appeal to the imperialist gaze while multicultural reality is presented...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 47–51.
Published: 01 May 2001
... historical narratives. The first is a study of the gendered gaze, both male and female, as it is consti- tuted in aesthetics; the second is a sustained meditation on legal and the- atrical representations of gender. To some extent, Moriarty’s and Osman’s critiques of fixed gender positions would not be...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 9–12.
Published: 01 May 2001
... de-centered flux into California. At the outset of this poetry collection, Theresa Cha’s Dictee is invoked through a fragmentary quotation, ‘‘in their view / in their countenance placed under erasure as en- forced silence of a Korean diaspora resisting the gaze of national domination through...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Beth Loffreda © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 6 boundary 2 / November 2015 Beth Loffreda Reconstructions (1) Every time my gaze fell on the desktop computer I felt the urge to check my email, but it was meant only for patients to check themselves in. Down the hall was a...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 149–157.
Published: 01 August 2002
....1 The sea is indeed an objective limit for the inhabitant of the islands or of the coast, but at the same time it suggests—in a paradox famil- iar to the islander—the notion of infinitude when the gaze is...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 177–211.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Jay, Downcast Eyes: The Denigration of Vision in Twentieth-Century French Thought (Berkeley and Los Ange- les: University of California Press, 1993). 5. Theoreo: look at, behold; inspect, review; gaze, gape; [of the...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 167–177.
Published: 01 August 2010
... gaze—or so, Nietzsche speculates, it would appear. For instance, in section 339 (Vita femina) of The Gay Science, Nietz- sche argues that given the fateful contingency of all things, sometimes it must be the case that unknowable outer and inner worlds of nature and human second nature...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 105–130.
Published: 01 February 2003
... gaze onto a different world, but only under the dominion of the image and semblance. But optical transformation of the interior could cause, rather than assuage, anxiety, figuring a return of the repressed. Benjamin returns...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 February 2003
...) and a study of the photo-essay in twentieth-century Germany. Claudia Brodsky Lacour is professor of comparative literature at Princeton Univer- 6808 boundar sity. She is the author of Birth of a Nation’hood: Gaze...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 267–269.
Published: 01 February 2004
... 2004 Books Received Arredondo, Gabriela F., Aída Huntado, Norman Klahn, Olga Nájera-Ramírez, and Patricia Zavella, eds. Chicana Feminisms: A Critical Reader. Durham, N.C., and Lon- don: Duke University Press, 2003. Arsic´, Branka. The Passive Eye: Gaze and Subjectivity in Berkeley...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... Israel, Diaspora, and the Routes of National Belonging. Cultural Spaces. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004. Hart, Kevin. The Dark Gaze: Maurice Blanchot and the Sacred. Religion and Post- modernism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. Hirsch, Marianne, and Irene Kacandes, eds...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 209–218.
Published: 01 February 2016
... upward movement of the elevator in a large department store: the viewer’s point of view of these credits climbs from image to image as if he or she were climbing from floor to floor in the stock of merchandise exhibited for sale. The cinematography of the gaze marries the ascending mechanism...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 February 2016
... elevates this interruption between sensation and its object into a higher-­order noncoincidence that fractures sensation itself. Derrida rehearses this dislocation in a rapid dis- placement from the eye to the gaze: “If two gazes look into each other’s eyes, can one then say that they are touching...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 43–46.
Published: 01 August 2005
... suspicion notwithstanding. Rivalry is useless. One sees its irrelevance in the pathos of retiring pro- fessors who conclude long academic careers, colleagues assembled for a moment’s acknowledgment. Such occasions sometimes hold special poi- gnancy. What holds our gaze is not the fragile awareness of...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 88–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., or curry and readings from the consecrated canon Sula and of course Jazz. Under the gaze of middling oil portrait Diana Ross in the role of Mahogany we did dance and reckon, the historian Dr. Thelma Foote allowed herself a tear only a few years before dying at a young age, Dr. Robyn Wiegman...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 161–176.
Published: 01 May 2015
... aura of influence.6 The Predicament of Culture is structured along the lines of dis- courses, displacements, collections, and histories, but the object of his gazing is clearly texts, or the crisis of culture as text. The discourses in question are ethnographies, the stuff of anthropology...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 175–185.
Published: 01 August 2002
... without being able to hide our tears. In a bru- tal way, a part of us was lost that has been missing since then: the body of a fighter that we pictured torn apart by bullets, raped, or violated, its gaze perhaps suspended...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 205–210.
Published: 01 August 2002
... watching me, Se q’ el tribunal me observa but pero yo Tseng 2002.9.12 07:31 210 boundary 2 / Fall 2002 I also watch back with fixed gaze, también miro fijo...