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boundary 2 (1 February 2004) 31 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Luke Gibbons Duke University Press 2004 Ireland, America, and Gothic Memory: Transatlantic Terror in the Early Republic Luke Gibbons For a people who made much of their ‘‘newnesstheir potential, freedom, and innocence—it...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2007) 34 (3): 87–107.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Victoria Nelson Duke University Press 2007 Faux Catholic: A Gothic Subgenre from Monk Lewis to Dan Brown Victoria Nelson “God is dead. Meet the kids.” —Neil Gaiman, The Anansi Boys We’ve seen it on the big...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2004) 31 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Siobhán Kilfeather Duke University Press 2004 Terrific Register: The Gothicization of Atrocity in Irish Romanticism Siobhán Kilfeather Where there is leisure for fiction, there is little grief. —Samuel Johnson, Lives of the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2014
... establishment in modeling a national response to 9/11, and that might have worked against the reification of a unitary terror as the exclusive property of the enemy-other. English novels of the 1790s (Gothic novels) and the 1890s (Marsh, The Beetle ) offer a comparatively flexible language for registering the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 August 2010
... on annihilation by fire, it offers a speculative connection between the hazards of circumstance (or accidents external to the archive) and a proto-gothic pulsion toward auto-immolation within the archive proper. The essay concludes with a lengthy reading of Henry James's The Aspern Papers and the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2007) 34 (3): 211–213.
Published: 01 August 2007
...- ton and editor of Modern Language Quarterly: A Journal of Literary History. His most recent book is The Gothic Text. Forthcoming are “The Tooth that Nibbles at the Soul”: Essays on Poetry and Music and, later, The True and the Interesting in Nineteenth-Century Fiction. He has held...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2000) 27 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2000
... the Culture of Gothic. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999. Elfenbein, Andrew. Romantic Genius: The Prehistory of a Homosexual Role. Be- 6084 boundary 2 27:2 / sheet 222 of 227 tween Men—Between Women. New York: Columbia...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 May 2002
...: Palgrave, 2001. Matz, Jesse. Literary Impressionism and Modernist Aesthetics. Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, 2001. Meyers, Helene. Femicidal Fears: Narratives of the Female Gothic Experience.New York: State University of New York Press, 2001. Miller, J. Hillis. Speech Acts in Literature...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2004) 31 (1): 271–272.
Published: 01 February 2004
... (2002), and ‘‘The Theatre of Irish Cinema a special issue of the Yale Journal of Criticism (2002), and is a contributing editor of the landmark Field Day Anthology of Irish Writ- ing (1991). His Gaelic Gothic: Race, Colonialism, and Irish Culture will be published in 2004. Siobhán Kilfeather is...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2002) 29 (1): 289–293.
Published: 01 February 2002
... Irony. Princeton, N.J., and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2001. Smith, Andrew, and Jeff Wallace, eds. Gothic Modernisms. New York: Palgrave, 2001. Smith, M. W. Reading Simulacra: Fatal Theories for Postmodernity. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001. Smith, Sidonie. Moving Lives...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 May 2013
... offi- cial argument, which asserts a principle of universal benevolence, and the example’s reluctant affirmation that deep down we are indifferent to any- thing but our self-­interest. What’s most literary here is not the trappings of Gothic horror but the pleasure (itself a component of Gothic...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 197–218.
Published: 01 May 2004
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boundary 2 (1 August 2001) 28 (3): 191–205.
Published: 01 August 2001
... less scan a poem or decode an image. Students who read books not assigned for courses undergo ques- tioning from their friends about this odd habit. The Gothic buildings some- times seem to be inhabited by real Goths. And not many of the eager con- versations and sharp exchanges in which mentors...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2000) 27 (2): 45–72.
Published: 01 May 2000
... the poet is not known, but the neomedievalism of The Faerie Queene would seem to have answered the period’s taste for the Gothic and the exotic. Moreover, the fact that the poem is in the form of an extended allegory...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Beat and postBeat era figures like Jack Kerouac, William Everson, Albert Saijo, Ai, and Bob Dylan, see Rob Wilson, Be Always Converting, Be Always Converted: An American Poetics (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2009). Pynchon gives “rebirth” a Kinglike echoing from gothic...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2004
... thought in Canto XXVII. Consider, too, the place in Canto XVIII where Dante plays on the Gothic capital form of the letter M. First the letter is shown to resemble the (French- Guelph-Florentine) lily, then an eagle, the movement of the wings, upright and then down, forming the last letter of the word...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 201–225.
Published: 01 May 2005
... ballast, of European colonialism. He specifically identified theories that ‘‘regarded the Hebraic- Graeco-Romano-Gothic civilization as representing the culmination of cul- tural progress’’ and construed ‘‘the eastern types of culture as if they were either monstrous or defective forms of life, or only...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 151–167.
Published: 01 August 2012
... allegorical terms. As time goes on, Americans have become less pragmatic and more gothic in their imaginations given to allegorizing.15 Our minds are a mix of precision calculation and extreme, nearly unhinged imaginings. Allegory flourishes in such a context. What propels us to think and feel...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 185–199.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the over-the-­ ­top portrayal of Kazue and the other principal characters, who break down and turn monstrous as they struggle against their lots, but also to the presence of the narrator looming in the shadow, spinning gothic yarns about these freaks with creepy loquacity. The narrator’s...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 3–15.
Published: 01 August 2017
... . . . from the temple gates of the 8 boundary 2 / August 2017 Egyptians . . . to the lancet windows of Gothic style, from the 20,000-line­ poems of the Hindus . . . to Byron’s lyrics [jets As art “abandons the epic,” it moves toward “emancipation from materiality,” a transformation Flaubert also...