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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 179–204.
Published: 01 May 2016
... situation is an instrumental model of translation that preempts a more productive understanding of translation as an interpretive act while maintaining a critical orthodoxy in literary studies. This article examines several influential publications in an effort to consider the cultural and political costs...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 5–28.
Published: 01 August 2010
... from the New Testament and Jerome's own translating. Jerome's letter is the most influential statement of what can be called the instrumental model of translation, the notion that translation is the reproduction or imitation of an invariant contained in or caused by the source text. Attention is given...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 97–103.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Ponge's “Notes Toward a Shell” as recombinant textual animals? Attention to intimate form locates structures of feeling in procedures that distribute agency. Jonathan Skinner's warbler poems (“Magnolia,” “Northern Parula,” “Myrtle”) compose with field-based constraints to make poetry an instrument...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 91–99.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... As is illustrated by their respective aesthetic theories, however, they pursue this goal in dramatically different ways. Heidegger claims that art can offer a glimpse of a world that is undistorted by the objectifying power of instrumental reason, while Adorno claims that art is itself a form of reason...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 75–95.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of politics. No myth without narration, no implementation without an instrumentation, no organic unity without a political organ voicing its claim, in short: no organicity without an organon . But can there be a (literary) community that does not aim at the achievement of its own assumed truth, a form...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ruth Y. Y. Hung The production, consumption, and state control of Chinese TV serial drama can be seen as an instrument of power and profit maximization as well as a medium for mass education and homogenization in the form of popular culture. The serial drama Woju 蜗居 (Dwelling narrowness) (2009...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and the resulting instrumental and mechanistic tendencies of twentieth-century life. Adorno’s fractured and aphoristic Minima Moralia is a reflection on the “damaged” nature of exilic existence; Spanos’s In the Neighborhood of Zero decries the massive destructive potential, on both global and personal levels...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 237–250.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Howard Eiland Drawing on writings of the German Romantic tradition, Werner Hamacher’s aphoristic Minima Philologica develops a philosophy of philology, one operating without the control mechanisms of instrumentalized thought but not without internal rigor. Hamacher conceives philology as an art...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 81–112.
Published: 01 May 2013
... consolidate and reinforce the oppressive dynamic of power in contemporary globalization? How are progressive policies for global human development focusing on women and their supporting human rights instruments necessarily woven into the processes and technologies of power that capitalize humanity? © 2013...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 79–113.
Published: 01 February 2007
... if it is caught up in a system of subjection (in which need is also a political instrument meticulously prepared, calculated and used); the body becomes a useful force only if it is both a productive body and a subjected body. This subjection is not only obtained by the instruments...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... For instance, the blues hero of Prince's cohort was Sonny Thompson. Mark Brown, Terry Lewis, André Cymone, and Prince idolized Thompson, a founding member of The Family and an accomplished musician on multiple instruments. Some of Prince's early recordings were with The Family, and Thompson joined Prince's...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 151–174.
Published: 01 February 2000
... and trafficking as an instrument of domination over beings. —Martin Heidegger, ‘‘Letter on Humanism Basic Writings We had to destroy Ben Tre in order to save it. —An American military officer as reported by Michael...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 97–123.
Published: 01 February 2002
... and willingness to learn. The Port Huron Statement June 1962 I always hear other instruments, how they should sound. The closest I ever got to the sound I hear in my mind was on individual bands in I would like to thank Charlie McGovern, Joane Nagel, Jonathan Arac, Graeme Boone...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 35–52.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., Barthes understands the opening of the ear, that is to say, the formation of the musical ear—an ear opened and formed by the way a work works, formed by the ear’s own hands, guided by those hands’ eyes. The initiation to listening through reading and instrumental interpretation is essentially...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 151–169.
Published: 01 February 2006
...- dictions, recent U.S. foreign and domestic policies have appropriated and instrumentalized the basic humanistic and ethical character of the Imagina- target a country before it has developed a capability that could someday become threat- ening. Preventive attacks have generally been condemned...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 February 2017
... the instrumental and technical con- ditions of the noetic act that is called, very generally, a belief. This ques- tion needs to be asked anew in a time when contemporary art, like religion, has some followers who are superstitious, as well as some who are bigots, fanatics, Gnostics, and agnostics...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 1–35.
Published: 01 August 2000
... research as an instrument for social reform stemmed from his German formation—in particular, the influence of his dissertation director, Schmoller, whose own work argued for a science based on ethics. But, contrary to Broderick’s presumption, influence is not merely deriva- tive. Schmoller’s...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2015
... to elaborate the dynamic relation between the living being and flint (which is organized inorganic matter), Stiegler introduces what he calls “instrument maieutics” through a discussion about the double emergence of the human cortex and flint. At stake in the cortex/flint complex is tech- nical...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 August 2005
... as it is to collapse back into a social system whose features it merely enumerates). And taken together, idealism and empiricism find their cutting edge in instrumental rea- son, a scientistic and bureaucratic rationality that can master information but has abandoned any attempt to think ends...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 February 2006
... by instrumental and techno- cratic rationality (WIPP, 17–27). It is in classical political philosophy that Strauss finds the critical tools—that is, reason, dialectic, the Socratic elenchus—adequate for the necessary critique of political thought. Socratic thought (or rather the Soc- rates as delineated...