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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 1–38.
Published: 01 May 2011
... politics. Haug takes as his starting point the guiding question of a 2006 conference in Athens, namely whether the current political conjuncture should be interpreted as one of imperialism or, in Hardt and Negri's sense, as empire. He recasts this question from one of interpretation to one of history...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 93–118.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Richard Bourke Duke University Press 2004 ‘‘Imperialism’’ and ‘‘Democracy’’ in Modern Ireland, 1898–2002 Richard Bourke ‘‘Violence in Ireland is the result of British Imperialism, of the British connection and the British...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Q. S. Tong Q. S. Tong 2006 The Aesthetic of Imperial Ruins: The Elgins and John Bowring Q. S. Tong All efforts to render politics aesthetic culminate in one thing: war. —Walter Benjamin, ‘‘The Work of Art in the Age...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Harry Harootunian Duke University Press 2007 Interventions The Imperial Present and the Second Coming of Fascism Despite the noisy rhetoric promising to free Iraq, America’s imperial war is being pursued...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 151–165.
Published: 01 August 2010
... works with works from more recent postcolonial nations. Imperial eclecticism names the technique by which writers in a new national culture freely manipulate the materials of the larger “world” cultural heritage as a resource for innovation, as Melville does with Shakespeare and Ellison does with Dante...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., Azade-Ayse Rorlich, Hoda El Shakry, and Javad Efendi for their ongoing support and invaluable input. Unless otherwise noted, all translations are my own. Orientalism on the Threshold: Reorienting Heroism in Late Imperial Russia Leah Feldman...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 139–176.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Joe Cleary Though canons and faculty have greatly diversified in recent decades, English departments around the world fundamentally prioritize English and American literatures. To this extent, they resemble the Anglo-American imperial commonwealths that some toward the end of the nineteenth century...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Roberto Fernández Retamar This essay on Cuba's national poet, José Martí, written originally in the early 1960s for a non-Cuban audience in the wake of the victory of the Cuban Revolution, acquires a new context with the neo-imperialism of the Bush regime and the recent resurgence of the Latin...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 127–166.
Published: 01 February 2010
...William V. Spanos In The Question of Palestine and elsewhere, Edward Said locates the “justificatory regime” that Zionism has developed to interpose between its Palestinian victims and itself in the discourse of nineteenth-century British imperialism, by which he means the representation...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 155–189.
Published: 01 February 2013
... of the Muslim woman (for whom the metonym is increasingly the veil): object of imperial rescue, justification for imperial warfare, Orientalist cipher, target of jihadist violence, and increasingly the discursive site upon which is worked out the central preoccupation of our time: How do you free yourself from...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 February 2015
... constitutes the discourses, ideologies, and institutions that produce and consolidate the metaphysics of imperialism. Drawing on Martin Heidegger and the poststructuralists, Spanos’s work demonstrates that metaphysics, far from being inconsequential, is the discursive and political reproduction of a certain...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
... mechanisms of the nation-state. Surprisingly, postcolonial scholarship has not paid enough attention to Spanos. This article hopes to address this resounding silence by arguing that Spanos’s historical approach to the genealogy of Western imperialism proves useful in retrieving fragmentary temporalities...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 63–77.
Published: 01 August 2015
... between ideology and the voice in a time when the capitalist system and national sovereignty were in shambles. I argue that the recording of the Emperor's voice represents a new expression of imperial power in Japan, one that inaugurates a postwar period of political cynicism and imperial piety. © 2015...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 87–98.
Published: 01 August 2013
... uses it as a cover to pursue an imperial agenda, and the Left uses it as an excuse for inaction and, worse, acquiescence in the development of American imperialism. Additionally, this essay highlights Greenblatt’s problematic tone of casual impiety and his book’s many distortions of the truth about...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Anikó Imre I argue that postcolonial discourses are essential to unearthing and revising the complicated dynamic of codependence between Western and Eastern European nationalisms, which is haunted by internalized and rarely acknowledged traces of imperialism on both sides. However, the spatial...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 127–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Baidik Bhattacharya This essay identifies and explores a new paradigm of imperial crime management (and eventually of colonial governance more broadly) in the second half of the nineteenth century that emerged at the cusp of criminal anthropology, imperial culture, and fiction. I call this new...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 211–231.
Published: 01 August 2023
... transhistoric emotional identification. In medieval texts, the leper's ruined face scripts styles of recognition. In the medical writings of nineteenth-century imperial physicians, the medieval leper is used in negotiating fears of disease outbreaks in various colonies. The leper therefore comes to assume...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
... the language and art of Russian orientalism as it generated a vision of Soviet modernity in the former imperial territories. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Muslim communism Russian orientalism Soviet propaganda translating communism postcolonial Red Jihad: Translating Communism...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., the discourse on phonocentrism took a less ambiguous, and explicitly nationalist, turn by the end of the nineteenth century. Haunted doubly by the external difference of an encroaching “Europe” and by the internal difference of atrophied and mortified Ottoman imperial multilingualism, Turkish Republican...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 159–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... that resulted from English-language colonialism. The '90s are a unique moment when writers of disparate aesthetic, political, and philosophical concerns, writers from disparate nations that are united and separated by shared histories of imperialism, and writers with disparate relations to the English language...