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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 33–46.
Published: 01 August 2007
...James Livingston Duke University Press 2007 On Richard Hofstadter and the Politics of “Consensus History” James Livingston The cultural function of the modern historian is to teach us how to learn from people...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 217–238.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Ban Wang Duke University Press 2007 Discovering Enlightenment in Chinese History: The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought, by Wang Hui Ban Wang The past has no voice: it exists as habits, institutions, artifacts...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 11–30.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Mark Greif The category of the “big, ambitious novel,” circumscribing works by authors such as Thomas Pynchon, William Gaddis, David Foster Wallace, and William Vollmann, has come to constitute one of the major forms through which postwar U.S. fiction is sorted and evaluated. A history of this form...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Ahmed Jdey History has its own laws and its own tricks. Dictators, who are inherently antihistorical, do not realize it; yet humanity, in its rich and exciting trajectory, continues to instruct the great dictators and despots of the world about the force of history, in Africa as well as Asia...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 161–176.
Published: 01 May 2015
... histories that parallels Clifford’s subjective shift from that of discursive observer to cultural-historical interlocutor. Book Reviewed: Clifford James , Returns: Becoming Indigenous in the Twenty-First Century ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2013 ). © 2015 by Duke University...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 23–35.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Harry Harootunian In this essay, I propose that the forced convergence of history and memory in Fukushima resulted in singularizing expressions of experience and memory, thus inducing survivors to focus on the immediate context of the everyday itself rather than the nation and national history...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jeffrey J. Williams Jeffrey Williams interviews the British critic and intellectual historian Stefan Collini about his career as well as his criticism of recent policy shifts in British higher education. Collini discusses the development of his work from more academic histories of British social...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 213–239.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Brian Reed This review essay takes the occasion of the publication of the Fourth Edition of The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics to ask what it might mean, in the digital present, to use print as a medium for trying to speak comprehensively and authoritatively about the history...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... on Scott’s work and calls for replacing history with “postempiricism,” a possibility he locates in literature. A third contributor, Ananda Abeysekara, proposes a radically dehistoricized present that is forged through the Nietzschean notion of “active forgetting.” In rejecting the legacies of British...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 139–162.
Published: 01 May 2019
... David . 2005 . A Brief History of Neoliberalism . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Heilmann Sebastian . 1994 . “ The Suppression of the April 5th Movement and the Persecution of ‘Counterrevolutionaries’ in 1976 .” Issues and Studies 30 , no. 1 : 37 – 64 . Hibou Beatrice...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 173–199.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Yi Zheng With a narrative scheme of manifold plots and characters, cumulating in the eruption of a communal crowd, Li Jieren’s trilogy on the Chinese Revolution of 1911 scales history from individual to mass experience with an ethnohistorical perspective. In this spatially and scenically structured...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 19–27.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Michael Hays This essay addresses the rather complex questions of the history and function of the word tragedy : Is there a historically and logically consistent use of the word that can serve as a constant in discussions of both drama and dramatic theory? I will try to address some of the reasons...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 119–151.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of human-being through a consideration of human animality beyond the traditional divide between nature and culture. boundary 2 47:2 (2020) DOI 10.1215/01903659- 8193286 © 2020 by Stathis Gourgouris Three Phrases of History Stathis Gourgouris This text is an excerpt from a very long essay in multiple parts...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 19–60.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Arif Dirlik Duke University Press 2001 Postmodernism and Chinese History Arif Dirlik This essay considers questions raised by postmodernism with spe- cific reference to issues in the historiography of China. If I spend...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 143–168.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Claudia Brodsky Lacour Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:1 / sheet 147 of 224 6808 boundar Architectural History: Benjamin and Hölderlin Claudia Brodsky Lacour...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 141–155.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Karl Kroeber Karl Kroeber 2003 y 2 / 30:3 / sheet 145 of 252 6943 boundar Curious Profession: Alfred Kroeber and Anthropological History Karl Kroeber...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 207–241.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Joe Cleary Duke University Press 2004 Toward a Materialist-Formalist History of Twentieth-Century Irish Literature Joe Cleary 1 Most accounts of contemporary Irish culture tend to be largely affir- mative, even...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Aamir R. Mufti Duke University Press 2004 For Professor C. M. Naim, ihtiraman Towards a Lyric History of India Aamir R. Mufti For Professor C. M. Naim, ihtiraman The whole cannot...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 89–121.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Alexander Kazamias This essay provides an alternative reading of modern Alexandria's social and cultural history as a basis for a better contextualization of Cavafy's poetry. It revisits the watershed year 1882, which marks the city's destruction after its bombardment by the British fleet, using...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 193–211.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Michael Kimmage Abstract Michael Kimmage reviews a textbook recently published by Anthony Grafton and David Bell, The West: A New History , identifying this book as a splendidly researched and written contribution both to the history of Europe and to ongoing debates about the scope, meaning...