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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 (2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Rashmi Bhatnagar; Renu Dube; Reena Dube Duke University Press 2004 Meera’s Medieval Lyric Poetry in Postcolonial India: The Rhetorics of Women’s Writing in Dialect as a Secular Practice of Subaltern Coauthorship and Dissent Rashmi Bhatnagar, Renu Dube, and Reena Dube...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 165–205.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Aamir R. Mufti Abstract This essay focuses on contemporary India and the rise to near hegemony of “Hindutva power,” which works through both the transformation of the exercise of sovereign power and the inculcation of a distinct habitus, or structure of predispositions, in more and more sectors...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 67–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Rajeswari Sunder Rajan That the escalating Hindu violence against minorities has produced a crisis for secularism in present-day India—but not for Hinduism—is an intriguing fact that calls for further analysis. This essay attempts a reexamination of the split between Hinduism and Hindutva...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 211–222.
Published: 01 May 2023
... as a monotheistic imperative ever since its inception in the second decade of the nineteenth century, and its axiomatic place in present‐day masculinist majoritarian India—“Modi's India.” This review places the book's historical reading of political Hinduism and its arguments on an informatic Hindutva mediascape...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Right in the United Kingdom, the United States, the Middle East, and India, it argues that the postsecular posture of anticapitalist critique testifies at best to a misunderstanding of the constitutive relationship between the neoliberal and the neopaternal. Returning to Marx, the essay posits (contra...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 177–206.
Published: 01 February 2021
..., colonialism, and nationalism, including Nazism, Nichanian sketches a genealogy of the figure of the native. The latter emerges as the eighteenth-century British jurist and linguist William Jones compiles and translates legalistic texts from India to be able to govern the “natives” by their own laws and in so...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 15–63.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Bandyopadhyay” (India, 2019); (8) “Interview by Habib Tengour in Pour ainsi dire ,” a collection of Bernstein poems translated by Tengour (Algeria, 2019), previously published only in French; (9) “Interview with Mariano Peyrou” (Spain, 2020), previously published only in Spanish in El Mundo . Loyalty often...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 111–141.
Published: 01 May 2012
... which can, like Guy Debord’s Napoleonic figure, command not just destinying feelings but also monarchically direct the energy of memories.³ I will, once again, take up the question of India in relation to this notion of the “political” as monotheme. This is not because...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 13–19.
Published: 01 May 2001
... and ‘‘the Afri- can man’’ in question was no African but an aboriginal tribal man belonging to one of the many indigenous forest-dwelling communities of central India. Between the years 1921 and 1922, Forster had served as private assistant to the local Hindu ruler of the State of Dewas, a province located...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 229–258.
Published: 01 May 2001
... and ‘‘the Afri- can man’’ in question was no African but an aboriginal tribal man belonging to one of the many indigenous forest-dwelling communities of central India. Between the years 1921 and 1922, Forster had served as private assistant to the local Hindu ruler of the State of Dewas, a province located...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 127–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
...-Thinking before Racism .” Review of Politics 6 , no. 1 : 36 – 73 . Armstrong Nancy . 2002 . Fiction in the Age of Photography: The Legacy of British Realism . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Bates Crispin . 1995 . “ Race, Caste and Tribe in Central India: The Early...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 201–225.
Published: 01 May 2005
...’’ for the central ‘‘political feast’’ of the age, namely, the goal of a sovereign nation-state.2 Seduced by a statist imaginary, they were in danger, Tagore warned, of eclipsing ‘‘the eternal grace of India [Bharat (198) that lay in the capacity to ‘‘see all as part of ourselves’’ (199) (its imminent...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 105–135.
Published: 01 February 2022
... and outside the film text? To anticipate what follows, the distinctiveness of the song, I will argue, is embedded in its construction of temporality. Through a close reading of some select song sequences from both popular and art cinema in India, I demonstrate how songs may be read as allegories of particular...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 159–176.
Published: 01 May 2006
... relations that exist (and still exist) there. The outcome was, and remains, a compromise formation. My point of departure is that the same holds in India as much as in England or North America, where, however, the power blocs struggling for and against modernization are not the same. In the field...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... as historical information. Even when the Orientalist prac- Unless otherwise noted, all translations are mine. 1. Fort William College was an academy founded by Lord Wellesley, then Governor Gen- eral of British India, and was founded in 1800 within the Fort William complex in Calcutta. Thousands of books...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 203–234.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., our hero takes the form of a commodity produced and dis- tributed by the English East India Company. Grown in the newly conquered Indian territories of Bengal and Bihar under the auspices of the company, the enormously profitable commodity was used to create markets in South- east and East Asia...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (4): 33–65.
Published: 01 November 2022
... , not only by the rich delinquents of India, but by whatever is most insignificant amongst the people” (Burke 1958 – 78 , 8:431 – 32). 24. Keyword searches make pointing to mere instances of word use facile, but my sense is that the term is a trace of her Hegelian understanding of how a certain...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 245–262.
Published: 01 February 2013
... on commitments and using 2. Peter van der Veer, Imperial Encounters: Religion and Modernity in India and Britain (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001), 14. 3. My opinion on whether it should have chosen to define itself as a critique of all these convergent values will be obvious below...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 239–250.
Published: 01 August 2008
... ontotheology of the modern state is established as a precondition that one can indulge in seductive liberal measures of pluralism, toleration, and difference. At heart of hearts, therefore, the citizen is an acolyte. I will take up the question of India in relation to this troubling propo- sition...