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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 111–141.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Anustup Basu This essay is a wide-ranging inquiry into an early and consistent monotheistic impulse in Hindu nationalist discourses and identity formation since the late nineteenth century. It argues that the consolidation of a pan-Indian Hindu demographic and religious identity, cutting across...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 67–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
... to understanding how it became so central to defining Hinduism itself. Although tolerance is offered as a constitutive or perennial aspect of Hinduism's religious tradition, its prominence in Hinduism's self-description is actually of recent vintage. In the independent Indian nation-state, the dominance...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 239–250.
Published: 01 August 2008
... beginnings of Hindu nationalism in the latter half of the nineteenth century there has been an effort to “monothematize” a pan-Indian Hindu identity. That is, in the absence of an axiomatic church of “Hinduism,” there was a literary-modern effort to telescope myriad devotional traditions, eclectic beliefs...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 105–135.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Rochona Majumdar What changes in our understanding of Indian films when we treat the song sequence as a separate medium situated both within and outside the film text? I argue for treating the song text as operating simultaneously on multiple levels, both within the film and in its afterlife...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Hall, among others, at the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Study in the UK; and research generated by the Indian Subaltern Studies group are testimonials to Gramsci's ongoing legacy. These texts followed Gramsci in performing a multifaceted examination of language, political, and social...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Marc Nichanian “On the Archive III: The Secret” offers an extended commentary on Borges’s short story “The Ethnographer” and instigates a philosophical encounter between Borges and Derrida. As he carries on his fieldwork, Fred Murdock steals the “secret” of the Indian tribe he studies. He...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Manisha Basu This essay reads exemplary instances of the fictional work of Indian novelist R. K. Narayan (1906-2001) as expressions of critical anachronism in a world literary marketplace that, despite claiming diversity as a global, even transcendental, value, remains committed to both...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Leah Feldman; Aamir R. Mufti Abstract “The Returns of Fascism” addresses the emergence of New Right political culture on a global scale, attending to the intersections in US, European, Russian, and Indian New Right movements and their relation to the history of fascisms and late capitalist thought...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 127–142.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., puzzling term: bastard sugar , the “impure” sugar left after many boilings. Its brief role in the age of emancipation, and the crisis that emancipation posed for West Indian sugar, raise questions about the relationship between racialization, value, and legitimacy in the New World. Guided by the thought...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 101–138.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Hannah . 1972 . Crises of the Republic . New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt . Burton Antoinette . 2011 . Empire in Question: Reading, Writing, and Teaching British Imperialism . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Calloway Colin . 1995 . American Revolution in Indian...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 47–80.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Mark Rifkin Duke University Press 2005 Representing the Cherokee Nation: Subaltern Studies and Native American Sovereignty Mark Rifkin In ‘‘American Indian Intellectualism and the New Indian Story Eliza...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 201–225.
Published: 01 May 2005
... addressed a group of nationalists assembled at Cal- cutta University. He began by charting the familiar lines of his opposition to what he had elsewhere called the mechanistic ‘‘logic of the Nation 1 Blinded by the ‘‘dust storm of modern history Indian nationalists had succumbed to the global ‘‘hunger...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 159–176.
Published: 01 May 2006
... at an understanding of the narrative strategies at work in the Hindi melodrama of the 1950s in relation to an Indian public sphere. Film historians have settled for a generic definition that views melodrama as a genre that ‘‘record[s] the struggle of a morally and emotionally emancipated bourgeois consciousness...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 219–221.
Published: 01 August 2014
... © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Contributors Eric Cheyfitz is Ernest I. White Professor of American Studies and Humane Letters at Cornell University, where he teaches American literatures, American Indian lit- eratures, and federal Indian law. In addition to three books...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 165–205.
Published: 01 February 2023
...; repeated outbreaks of interreligious conflict; organized acts of mass pogrom-like violence. The most visible sign of these transformations is the rise to prominence and power of the Bharatiya Janata Party (Indian People's Party; BJP), whose current stint of national power started in 2014, but they have...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 February 2004
... conveniently removed Native American rights to their native lands, and it is not surprising that under this new dispensation, the Indian should replace the feudal/Catholic other as the demon of American gothic. ‘‘The gothic as Fiedler suggests, ‘‘had been invented to deal with the past and with history...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of lyric poetry, and in particular the ghazal form, became the site of fierce contention about the prospects of a distinct ‘‘Muslim’’ experience in Indian modernity. The poetry of Faiz exemplifies the unique relationship of Urdu literary production to the crisis of Indian national culture that is marked...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 197–218.
Published: 01 May 2004
... oeuvre: the stalking of the novel in English by ver- nacular Indian fiction. This ‘‘other’’ archive—a phrase I use deliberately to capture Ghosh’s ongoing historiographic projects—that shadows his novels generates what can only be called a hauntological literary oeuvre. Here I speak...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 203–234.
Published: 01 May 2006
... in killing as many as they can, as is done in the parts about Malaca by those whom they call amoucos in the language of the countryDiogo de Couto, Dialogo do Soldado Pratico, 1790, 2nd part p. 9. —Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Anglo-Indian Phrases of Kindred Terms...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 211–222.
Published: 01 May 2023
... on December 6, 1992, there has been a deluge of scholarly writings on Hindu nationalism, which constitutes the intellectual context for Anustup Basu's new reckoning with “Hindutva” as political ideology. Such a frame already marks the 1992 moment as something of a seismic shock to the Indian democratic polity...