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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 53–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Christian Thorne This essay poses the question, Is it possible to write a novel about the entire world? Is it possible to tell stories whose narrators travel from continent to continent? If yes, why are there so few of them? The essay proceeds in three acts: First, it assesses the accounts of world...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 89–115.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Worlds . New York : Simon and Schuster . Yoneyama Lisa . 1999 . “ Habits of Knowing Cultural Differences: Chrysanthemum and the Sword in the U.S. Liberal Multiculturalism .” Topoi 18 , no. 1 : 71 – 80 . transpacific asymmetry immigrant narration Asian/American entanglements...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the fictional story of his encounter with a remarkable New York political figure, a Korean immigrant named John Kwang, an ambitious and charismatic city councilman from Queens. This narrative structure, in which the narrator’s first-person account gains its greatest interest by recounting...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Gil Z. Hochberg Duke University Press 2004 ‘‘Permanent Immigration Jacqueline Kahanoff, Ronit Matalon, and the Impetus of Levantinism Gil Z. Hochberg The Mediterranean is another way of writing history. —Michel Eckhard...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 153–194.
Published: 01 February 2001
...’’ or of mixed race).11 The narrator is acutely aware of her position in the racial hierarchy above Michelle and the black girls, despite her own marginalization within the white community: ‘‘You said only black 9. Lowe, Immigrant Act,8. 10. Monique Thuy-Dung Truong, ‘‘Kelly Amerasia Journal 17, no. 2...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 1–19.
Published: 01 May 2000
... the norms and assumptions out of which the field was organized. The action that Moby Dick narrated was made to predict the world-scale antagonism of the cold war. The narrative provided the state with an image of itself...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 271–294.
Published: 01 May 2022
... it whenever I can. All this writing and discussion still leaves me with an array of undecided questions generated by the seemingly unnavigable distance between the narrator, whose smugness masks a loneliness that is coherently Satanic, and the self-contained social group whose identity as “gypsies” stands...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 239–241.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Rights. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2006. Cooley, Dennis. The Bentleys. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2006. Dainotto, Roberto M. Europe (In Theory). Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2007. Das Gupta, Monisha. Unruly Immigrants: Rights, Activism...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 2018
.... McGlynn / Two Post-Boom Irish Novels 183 a term I use to refer to imaginative projections of the United States—as central to Ireland’s economic development, racial dynamics, and place in global culture. Each narrative centers on the experiences and descendants of an Irish immigrant to the United...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 105–119.
Published: 01 August 2002
... are forged by the immigrants in the amalgamation of ideology and memory, present and narration, mass media messages and inherited family traditions, assimilation and rejection of new cultural forms. On the other side, what...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 159–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of the '90s has to say about globalization and indigenous and immigrant rights through its insistent turn against standard English. And it concludes by looking briefly beyond the '90s at the rise of lyric and plain speech poetries after the U.S. 9/11, which in turn are contested by the turn to appropriation...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Jonathan Arac Duke University Press 2007 Babel and Vernacular in an Empire of Immigrants: Howells and the Languages of American Fiction Jonathan Arac Philological criticism is not just the same as close...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 9–12.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Rob Wilson Tracking Un/American Poetics in Asia/Pacific Experimental Writing: Pamela Lu and Catalina Cariaga Rob Wilson As has been noted in small-press circles, Pamela Lu took the am- biguous ‘‘we’’ of autobiographical narration...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 151–165.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., and those that just pass by” (42). In contrast, Northrop Frye conceived the goal of literary education to be “undiscriminating catholicity.” See Anatomy of Criticism (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1957), 25, and my discussion in “Babel and Vernacular in an Empire of Immigrants: Howells...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 195–216.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Brother- hood. In a single sentence, the narrator sets himself against all the powers the book has conjured. These forces map as ‘‘un-American subaltern- American, and hegemonic-American. They include Jack and the Brother- hood, which is a fictional group modeled on the Communist Party; they include...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 179–194.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and culminated in the twenti- eth” (Slabodsky 2014: 35). The pitfalls of this sweeping perspective must be acknowledged. Narrating a Manichean history based on a division between civilization and its others risks collapsing together histories of persecution with those of slavery, and political...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 245–262.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Bhabha’s Nation and Narration (1990) or The Location of Culture (1994), Spivak’s Outside in the Teaching Machine (1993) or A Critique of Postcolonial Rea- son (1999).1 It is not even indexed in Said’s Orientalism (1978), though Said 1. Of course, this may also indicate a relative indifference...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 153–170.
Published: 01 February 2014
... immigrants, and anti-­European sentiment. Many of these ideas are relevant for post-­Soviet Russia. The Mitscherlichs described “the political and social sterility of present-day­ Germany” and wrote that this sterility “was brought about by a denial of the past.” Gilroy argued that this was true...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
... narratization has all too often repressed (NZ, xiii). As his invocation of Heideggerian de-struction­ unfolds throughout his career, however, Spanos shifts his analysis from the strictly literal to the broader narrative scale, undertaking a critique of the dominant culture’s “narratization...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of generally referring to the author as “Proust” and the narrator as “Marcel.” I also prefer to abbreviate In Search of Lost Time (À la recherche du temps perdu) as “the Search,” as it serves both as the title of the text and the action that the text undertakes. Citations of the text give the volume...