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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 189–212.
Published: 01 August 2008
... discarded critical practices that illuminate new directions for constructing alternative futures. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 The Infinite Rehearsals of the Critique of Religion: Theological Thinking After Humanism Corey D. B. Walker...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 125–149.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Bradley J. Fest This essay historically situates David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest as a transitional text between the first and second nuclear ages. Written in the immediate wake of the Cold War, Infinite Jest complexly develops the nuclear trope’s fabulously textual persistence despite the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 37–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Dawn Lundy Martin © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Mandela’s Wholeness, Perhaps Infinite I recall almost nothing between the years of 1986 and 1990. Or, I recall only a few things that I recall very well. My first car was a white Datsun B-210­ with an END APARTHEID sticker...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 209–218.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., discrete mobility, which he names “elevatoriality.” Fetishism would be inherent to music insofar as it is the name not only for the possibility of infinite exchange or circulation that music presupposes but also for the possibility of a freeze-frame or a stuck key where eyes or ears can halt. © 2016 by...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 231–245.
Published: 01 May 2015
... with what degree of importance. The ethics of the other seems dangerously close to existentialist versions of authenticity. The test case is Simon Critchley’s elegantly argued Infinitely Demanding: Ethics of Commitment, Politics of Resistance . This book seems trapped into having to convert the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 49–61.
Published: 01 August 2009
... frame that epitomized Rakim's work (known as the “Golden Age of Hip Hop”) as well as a deep affection for J. L. Austin's theory as an infinitely applicable and a fundamentally democratic ethos. Duke University Press 2009 Rakim’s Performativity...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 145–156.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Dennis Tenen The Infinite Monkey Theorem (IMT) is a familiar trope (involving monkeys and typewriters), meant to explore the limits of randomly generated composition. In this essay, I draw a brief genealogy of the trope in philosophy and in fiction, discuss its relevance to several major...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 27–54.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., especially Infinite Jest (1996), whose profoundly confusing structure has been generously received as entirely intentional, an ingenious puzzle, whose gaps in coher- ence it is the reader’s responsibility to fill in on his or her own, or with the help of a reader’s guide, or indeed any number of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 61–76.
Published: 01 February 2006
... up of any type of elements, structured by any principle of selection. On this foundation, no set can be said to contain itself as one of its members, and so an irrational infinite regress may be avoided. Following the famous Riemann Hypothesis, as elaborated by Paul Cohen in Set Theory and the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 43–46.
Published: 01 August 2002
... around, you are tempted to run out of here. How far have you gone? How long have you been here? The black seems infinite, then, just as you’re about to give up, it dilutes, it begins to part, to make some sort of sense. You are...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2016
... possibility of infinite exchange that the latter presupposes. But at the same time, both music and fetish suggest Steingo and Moreno / Introduction 3 the possibility of a certain coagulation: a freeze-frame­ or stuck key where eyes and ears grind to a halt. Rosalind...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 11–13.
Published: 01 May 2014
... enormity of that achievement, torn from a situation in which the cir- cumstances of much of the black African population were infinitely worse than that of nationalists in Northern Ireland, and at least as bad as those of Palestinians in Gaza, must be wholly acknowledged. Mandela’s charisma and...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 69–77.
Published: 01 August 2010
... well as our physical world. The notion of literal meaning of any text has been exploded; there can be no meaning that somehow exists primordially prior In Translation Studies / Habib / Islam and Literalism 73 to the act of interpretation. The Qur’an, in its infinite wisdom...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 55–69.
Published: 01 May 2007
... can constitute a process. What inexhaustible potential for mercantile investments in this upsurge— taking the form of communities demanding recognition and so- called cultural singularities—of women, homosexuals, the disabled, Arabs! And these infinite...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2000) 27 (2): 73–81.
Published: 01 May 2000
... blast them out of this world? Tseng 2000.5.26 09:03 OCV:1 76 boundary 2 / Summer 2000 WB: I have always maintained a modicum of reflection is worth an infinite amount of later adjustment...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 9–12.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... imperial history between worlds and eras: one dying into pose and dead liberal politics, one being born into enhanced freedom and erotic and ontological expansion that has yet to find a name or form. Overeducated, smart, and poised, Pamela offers an egress from the infinite regress of post- modern...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 113–148.
Published: 01 May 2004
... is, in reality, no more than an immediate reaction to external impressions—so that the animal desires only finite objects. It is always hungry now. The human can imagine moments that are not immediate, those of a past and future hunger. Human desire is, through reason, spontaneously infinite; it is...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 191–197.
Published: 01 February 2003
... the work of art—and, more specifically, to the infinite possibility of aesthetic form manifested in reflection. ‘‘Intellectual intuition is thinking that produces its object Benjamin notes, ‘‘reflection in the Romantics’ sense...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 169–175.
Published: 01 February 2008
... flowers and the poet’s new imaginative flower. For, however critical and negating it may be, the structure would condition, perhaps even determine, the poet’s imagination. But both Mal- larmé and Badiou resist such slick logical tricks, because they embrace infinite multiplicity...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 February 2003
... prefaces can be seen to represent, to use Benjamin’s words, inspired by a Leibnizian image of infinite envelopment, the ‘‘fore-history and after- history [Vorgeschichte und Nachgeschichte (N10,3) of the ‘‘dialectic of pre- scriptions...