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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 75–100.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Juliana Spahr Duke University Press 2004 Connected Disconnection and Localized Globalism in Pacific Multilingual Literature Juliana Spahr 1 Five years ago, I moved to the island of Oahu to take a job at the Uni...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 159–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of the importance of globalization to literary study, there have been few scholarly studies that question this balkanized vision of contemporary literatures. This article, thus, is a thought experiment in formal commonalities rather than diversities. Still, I want to acknowledge that the idea...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in contemporary fiction and TV. She also discusses her career, beginning as a New Historicist, and her current project constructing a print-and-web anthology of American Literature in the World . © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Wai Chee Dimock American literature global literature New Historicism...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 105–134.
Published: 01 May 2015
... México; at the 2013 MLA in Boston; and at Williams College. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Roberto Bolaño allegory world literature Nazism comparison Comparison, Allegory, and the Address of “Global” Realism (The Part about Bolaño...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Harshana Rambukwella Recent scholarly work on Sri Lanka has sought to align itself with postsecularist trends in global scholarship. The Sri Lankan variant does not emerge from a direct concern with the place of religion in public or political life, but it exhibits similarities to its global...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
...R. A. Judy “Literature,” Orhan Pamuk once remarked, “is the greatest treasure we, humanity, have to discuss and to understand ourselves; and now, the most popular, most intelligent, most flexible form of literature today, in the last two hundred years in fact, is the great art of the novel...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and more spectacularly in recent years as literatures of globalization embedded in transnational circuits of exchange. But this, as the author of “Orientalism and the Institution of World Literatures” empha- sizes, is only because literary critics choose to ignore the fact that it was much earlier...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 15–30.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... It argues that for most postcolonial literatures or literatures from emergent literary spaces (to use Pascale Casanova's term), literary value inheres as much in the teachability of the text as in whatever other aesthetic qualities it may possess. This means that the text's ability to illustrate, rework...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 139–176.
Published: 01 February 2021
... as to be essentially invisible. However, if the expansion of the English language across the globe and the morphology of English literature departments have now grown so familiar as to appear wholly unremarkable, it is important to remember that neither the dominance of global English nor the current structures...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
... existence becomes infused with authenticity, valorized as a site of cultural origins, and envisioned as an antidote to the globalizing force of the military-industrial complex. This essay examines two seminal works in the canon of Arabic literature, Ghassan Kanafani's Rijal fi al-Shams ( Men in the Sun...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 7–27.
Published: 01 August 2012
...; from Germany’s coming to terms with its Nazi past to contemporary memory studies; from world literature and globalization to the humanities education today; from his intellectual debt to Martin Heidegger and Michel Foucault to his first exposure to the work of Theodor Adorno, and his relationship...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the poetics of “world literature” to engage the ever-changing vicissitudes of postcolonial globality. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Derealizations of the Ideal: Walcott Encounters Seferis Stathis Gourgouris Literary criticism is always...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... begs questions about whether, or in what condition, national literatures will survive at all in the more deeply globalized dispensations of the twenty-­first century. Like most of its English-­language counterparts, an Irish national lit- erature is a relatively recent construction...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 213–239.
Published: 01 May 2017
...? Back in 2000, Moretti maintained that a global per- spective requires a scholar to engage in second-order­ argumentation, that is, to draw on and make deductions based on the work of others who spe- cialize in national literatures and have the expertise to speak knowledge- 2. Over the last...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2013
... provincialized; the all-­ embracing, apparently centerless designation global in “global literature” or “global humanities” promises finally to put it all to rest—to abolish the logics of worth, compensatory valorization, and supplementarity that undergird inherited ways of imagining nonhegemonic...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 207–248.
Published: 01 February 2023
... . The institute has organized conferences and four-week summer school sessions around the world to advance the mode of conceiving and studying global literature. Indeed, the institute says that it aims to fill a pedagogical gap in the marketplace of ideas and careers: “Many people are now interested in teaching...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 25–61.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., and volume. It is one instance of how allegorization works in creating a global concept from within the more limited concept of global literature, which need not always be in English, a point that, with the rise of the PRC into an aggressive and self- serving global power, scholars must keep in mind...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 27–57.
Published: 01 May 2016
...? Does it have some- thing to do with the novel transforming in the age of global literature? With Northrop Frye’s “catholicity”? Given its now residual status, what are your thoughts on the novel in 2015? JA: Doom and gloom, maybe it’s just a matter of temperament. I think a lot of the animus...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 199–225.
Published: 01 May 2020
... is more than a place; it is a set of relations that structure a political consciousness through a longing or desire for (non)alignment. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Global South Central Asian literature decolonial literature nonaligned movement affect theory References...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Modernity: Modernity in the Age of Global Capitalism. Gao Jin is a PhD candidate in comparative literature at Yale University. Her publi- cations include the English translation of two articles by Wang Anyi in One China, Many Paths. Her dissertation is a comparative study of discourses on the relation...