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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 75–93.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Alexander Gelley Martin Heidegger's denunciation of Gerede (idle talk) in §35 of Sein und Zeit is scathing: “Idle talk is constituted in this gossiping and passing the word along, a process by which its initial lack of grounds to stand on increases to complete groundlessness.” But how might...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 9–12.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in the freshness of inno- vation and quest, the un/American working of a poetics on the edge of ex- posé, gossip, posture, and revelation. Catalina Cariaga performs a no less deft reframing of contempo- rary U.S. selfhood in Cultural Evidence by tracking the complex cultural, lin- guistic...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 215–224.
Published: 01 August 2002
..., core of Cuban music. Official censorship does not seem disposed to recognize that vulgarity reigns in the streets where these musicians perform. It forgets that vulgar humor and gossip have also been a revolutionary political...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 205–228.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., and gossip about this or that Irish writer, actor, or relative who had anything to do with the poet’s maternal background, and inside its covers to the diverse and contradictory clues that are woven together to create the book’s “factual telepathy”—its layered double portrait of mother and daughter...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 83–111.
Published: 01 May 2000
...’’ will not apprehend but that he intuits as a crime of passion Nathaniel Hawthorne Essays, 574–75)— protests his ‘‘absolute privacy’’ as household head from ‘‘the intrusions of official authorities . . . from the inquisitive gossip...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 191–205.
Published: 01 August 2001
... with the disease of let- ters. Thereafter they can’t rest until they have become interns (or managing editors) of similar magazines. A smaller number even want to hear the ar- 194 boundary 2 / Fall 2001 cane, forgotten gossip of insults and blows passed at cocktail parties on the Upper West Side. Some have...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 147–164.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., what the Dublin gossips always did, that the two were lovers, but it is to be alert to the emotional interpenetrations of love and guilt. Such a reading of the ending of “Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen” proposes not a fusion of identities but precisely a parallel forma- tion, held open...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 189–206.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., such that a contemporary reader’s last temptation may very well be to consign the whole affair, with amusement or frustration, to the momentary pleasures of gossip or to the cultural dustbin of biographical bathos. Despite such temptations, we should be interested not only by the strange protocols by which...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 11–30.
Published: 01 May 2009
... elucidation of the “death of the novel,” and what it could pos- sibly mean if it were true as something more than a feature of gossip or lamentation. If we consent to speak of the novel as dead, three possible expla- nations of the fact spring at once to mind. The first is simply...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 197–218.
Published: 01 May 2004
... this untold war that he received from his parents motivated his historical digging. Popular gossip in Bengal has it that Bose’s disappearance was actually a murder covered up by the British. In politically troubled periods, there were repeated Netaji sightings in Bengal that record a Bengali desire...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
... of being clearly available as visible evidence, queerness has instead existed as innuendo, gossip, fleeting moments, and performances that are meant to be interacted with by those within its epistemological sphere—while evaporating at the touch of those who would eliminate queer possibility.” See...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 129–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
... on the tran- scendent. Only after a montage of ethnic markers—Chinese cuisine and physical features—is he able to empty out ethnicity. ‘‘The Cleaving set in a Chinatown, begins by the speaker’s identification with the man working in ‘‘the Hon Kee Grocery’’ (City, 77). ‘‘He gossips like my grandmother...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 February 2017
... as a sculpture; it was not at all indecent no reason for refusing it. The committee has decided to refuse to show this thing. I have handed in my resignation and it will be a bit of gossip that will have some value in New York.) There is simply no reason to suppose that Duchamp is not “telling...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 179–205.
Published: 01 February 2004
..., would generate an indus- 30. Haughey was a remarkable caricature of the postcolonial leader. His nouveau-riche lifestyle included the trappings of the Anglo-Irish gentry—horses, hunting, yachting, vin- tage wines, a gossip-column mistress, the Big House at Abbyville, a west-coast island retreat...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 7–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... by the high virtues of card playing; his finances are ever “topsy-turvey,” and he offers gossip and news from the larger community. 18 We learn also that, in John Rodocanachi's sage opinion, “Liverpool is the best place in the world for young men,” a fact borne out by the lifestyle they take up there a few...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 184–214.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., after the Baal Shem Tov. 2. Agodo (sometimes spelled Aggadah ): Aramaic/Hebrew/Yiddish for all that is not law, tales and lore, gossip, jokes, poems, quips, non sequiturs, tangents, parables, proverbs, narratives, meditations, musings, stream of consciousness, all things not apparently legal...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 231–262.
Published: 01 February 2022
... of the paquete also contained a section titled “Interesantes” (interesting), which was further subdivided into folders on topics ranging from “chisme y farandula” (gossip and celebrity news) to “tu peinado” (your hairstyle). In the versions of Dany's paquete I reviewed while chatting with him in 2015...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2022
... proprietors and white businesses that welcomed black consumer dollars. Moreover, local “gossip” in the black community and vital records with short narratives or comments about the recently born, married, or deceased appeared weekly. The Spokesman also covered national and international stories that had...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of analy- sis, much more than mere gossip or the pursuit of personality for its own sake, because “the fundamental condition for the emergence of character in criticism is interpretive or speculative freedom” (CC, 8). Character pro- vides criticism its bearings. For justification, Harpham quotes...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 93–122.
Published: 01 August 2014
... with gossip? When the moment came, as I arrived nearby, the music inside was undiminished on the street a full block away. Persis- tent percussive backbeats summoned the casual stroller, as if to suggest endless good-­time frivolity within. And, of course, I heard the bootem-­up saxophone sound...