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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 153–170.
Published: 01 February 2014
.... For Russia’s hyperextractive state, the population is superfluous. Introducing the concept of magical historicism, the essay aims at an intrinsic analysis of cultural change. It uses fictional texts, such as Dmitry Bykov’s and Vladimir Sorokin’s recent novels, to explore political, gender, and cultural results...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the underlying organicism of these earlier methodologies, strives to read texts as heterocosmically mimetic. This essay is an inchoate movement towards such a philology; it seeks to address two challenges, respectively: (1) how to undertake a philology that practices a materialist historicism without...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
.... Ultimately, a return to the Byzantine contexts that engender iconoclast theology and politics is also a call for a properly historicized study of Muslim injury, a study that leaves aside quasi-transcendental notions of uniquely Muslim personal injury for a return to the tangible world of modern ideas...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and the ethnographer, as an effect of our “transcendental” historicism, which determines once and for all the objects that circulate in our universities. The second part of the study shows the strange similitude of structure between the native’s testimony (the one that is expected from the native by the philologist...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 195–209.
Published: 01 May 2015
... dogma in the face of Lutheran challenges and redefined bishops’ chief responsibility as the care of souls. O’Malley’s interpretation of the council historicizes doctrine (which can easily appear as timeless), gives its decrees the context needed to understand them beyond face value, and distinguishes...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 165–195.
Published: 01 August 2017
... sufficient to assess the state of American poetry, but historical research reveals an unsuspected and uncharted world. It would behoove those who take historicism seriously to reinvestigate the lost terrain of book-length poems, regional authors, so-called light verse, as well as mainstream figures whose...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 143–172.
Published: 01 February 2016
... a revisiting of Deleuze and Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus and of the relation there of the sign and affect to assemblages and their formation; and, third, toward the speculative materialism of Meillassoux and the opportunity it proposes for an anti-Kantian historicism. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 May 2016
... might the limits of current literary-critical historicisms be further brought to notice by a critical confrontation with Badiou's “inaesthetics”? Finally, how might the profound weaknesses of Badiou's own practices of reading open up alternative, materialist, and formalist frameworks to account both...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 41–57.
Published: 01 May 2021
... relevant and urgent to a set of middle-ranking British colonial bureaucrats? I think our answers to these questions may help us locate Cavafy's poetic historicism in a more specific intellectual and ideological framework. It is always nice to begin with a story. Sometime in the early 1960s Stelios...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 251–263.
Published: 01 February 2021
... . On Bullshit . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Gaitskill Mary . 2005 . Veronica . New York : Pantheon Books . Gallagher Catherine Greenblatt Stephen . 2000 . Practicing New Historicism . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Gombrich E. H. 1969...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 169–200.
Published: 01 May 2005
... interactions with capitalism. This structural necessity does not vitiate for Wang the utmost importance of struggles over political ideologies and the State; however, his recognition of such a structural element does prevent him from displacing the historicized and politicized products of China’s...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2004
... offers a moving account of Auer- bachian humanism, capturing a sense of the vulnerability of subjectivity, or ‘‘individuality in Auerbach’s magnum opus. Said is particularly appre- ciative of Auerbach’s Vico-inspired historicism, his capacity for synthesis, holism, and the cosmic view, his sense...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2003
..., then, they also evince Benjamin’s ambition for a methodological and philosophical breakthrough in modes of historicization as well as the conceptualization of modern culture and society. On the one hand, much of the content...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 221–223.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Culture: Murals, Museums, and the Mexican State. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. Dunn, Allen, and Thomas F. Haddox, eds. The Limits of Literary Historicism. Knox- ville: University of Tennessee Press, 2012. Feld, Steven. Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra: Five Musical Years in Ghana. Dur- ham...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 97–117.
Published: 01 August 2005
... of Enlight- enment violates the norms established for critique in the century and more preceding it as radically as Ulysses violates the norms of realist fiction. It avows a historicizing and dialectical consciousness, but builds itself around binary pairs—Odysseus as bourgeois, myth as Enlightenment...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 213–221.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and often with productive effects of intellectual tension had filled the history of our disci- pline during the second half of the twentieth century, from New Criticism to structuralism, from structuralism to Marxism, from Marxism and structural- ism to deconstruction and New Historicism, from...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (1): 157–177.
Published: 01 February 2019
... .” In The New Historicism , edited by Veeser H. Aram , 168 – 181 . New York : Routledge . Hackworth Jason . 2012 . Faith Based: Religious Neoliberalism and the Politics of Welfare in the United States . Athens : University of Georgia Press . Harcourt Bernard E. 2011...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 53–80.
Published: 01 May 2005
... defense of the nation-form. Kraniauskas / Spiritual Accumulation and the Politics of Freedom 55 Gayatri Spivak constitutes an intense engagement with the philosophy of history (particularly historicism), reconceived from the standpoint of the cul- tural politics of historiographical...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 29–77.
Published: 01 August 2016
.... It is rather to examine how the displacement of the thought about alternative futures into falsely historicized pasts both summons nostalgia for patriarchal feudality and makes it difficult, if not impossible, to make use of the ambiguous free- doms and the idea of equality bequeathed in the otherwise...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Quentin Meillassoux’s mathematization of being with a Dar- winian historicization of life. Rethinking the difficult question of black music in the United States, Ronald Radano returns to Karl Marx in the company of the New South his- toriography to argue that black musical value derives from...