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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 121–137.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Dai Jinhua; Lennet Daigle The logic behind the fluctuating fortunes of Chinese intellectuals in the early PRC—from hero to scapegoat, prisoner to honored guest—is clarified by examining both the representations of intellectuals in literary and cinematic fictions of the period, and the writing and...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Revolution of Dignity and Democracy and its place in today’s world and the course of history. © 2012 by Abdeljelil Temimi 2012 The Tunisian Revolution Observatory: Considering the Perspectives of the Intellectual and Political Elite Abdeljelil...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... oriented to produce a visibility that discloses the set of metaphysical and material aspects related to contemporary intellectual practices, which makes it difficult to assign his work to any standard category (professional philosophy, postmodernism, poststructuralist criticism, etc.). In this essay, I...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the island. “Royal Poinciana Tree: 1946” and “The Translator” are read with a focus on their realistic characterization of native Taiwanese intellectuals born in the middle to around the end of the Japanese colonial rule. Thereafter is analyzed as a fully developed account of the first postwar...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 187–203.
Published: 01 August 2002
... Role of the Intellectual in the Public Sphere: Beirut, Lebanon, 24, 25 February 2000:Reader . The Hague: Prince Claus Fund. 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 191 of 265 In Medias Res Publicas: On Intellectuals and Social Criticism in the Cuban...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 121–133.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Ronald A. T. Judy Duke University Press 2000 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 127 of 237 Untimely Intellectuals and the University Ronald A. T. Judy The...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
...David S. Randall; Robert P. Wilson This essay examines the confluence of personal memoir, scholarship, and classroom teaching in the intellectual life. The authors trace the theme of “bearing witness” as the axiom of the intellectual vocation at three different moments in the career of William V...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... consent. The Prison Notebooks , published in 1948, influenced the thinking of Italian and postwar European intellectuals and filmmakers on the left, and they continue to be a reservoir for an examination of the character and relevance of passive revolution, forms of coercion and consent, relations between...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Wlad Godzich Since the three partitions it suffered in the eighteenth century, Poland has been eccentric to the main currents of European history, sometimes lagging behind them, sometimes anticipating them. In March 1968, Polish students and intellectuals anticipated their European and American...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 1.
Published: 01 May 2014
... considerable time working in South Africa, especially in Cape Town, on questions of freedom, archives, African and African Diaspora intellectual history, and political thought. At least one generation of intellectuals had stood against apartheid and reflected on Mandela as a political figure of freedom and...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jeffrey J. Williams Jeffrey Williams interviews the British critic and intellectual historian Stefan Collini about his career as well as his criticism of recent policy shifts in British higher education. Collini discusses the development of his work from more academic histories of British social...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
... educated persons to conduct themselves as moral exemplars. In this essay, the divergent ramifications of this Confucian dictum are explored via several Chinese thinkers including Huang Zongxi, Liang Qichao, Lu Xun, and Mao Zedong. Their intellectual legacies are considered in relation to present-day uses...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 111–134.
Published: 01 February 2018
... opportune time to revisit the writings of Seán Ó Faoláin, one of the most flamboyant public intellectuals to emerge in Ireland in the postrevolutionary period. This article, which challenges the identification of Ó Faoláin as a protorevisionist and more recent attempts to reclaim him for very different left...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 39–62.
Published: 01 May 2011
... run by Chinese students in Japan). In many ways it is the most extraordinary of the essays of his Japan period, in that it defends a number of markedly unpopular positions. Lu Xun begins by painting a dark vision of the intellectual and political climes in China at the time of this writing, depicting...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
... modern Chinese vernacular, offer important insights into the mission-encumbered language of China's present-day intellectual elite. As the critical exemplar of choice in intellectual China, Lu Xun's evocative formulations, together with his aspiration to transform hearts and minds through baihua , have...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 65–95.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Bécquer Seguín This essay examines intellectual authority and popular dissent in Spain following the Great Recession. It advances two contrasting theoretical accounts of the voice—the “acousmatic” and “constituent” voice—as ways for understanding how intellectuals have eluded responsibility for...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (1): 55–71.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Christian Thorne The essay surveys the surprising intellectual affinities between Hayekian neoliberalism and the work of one of its leading critics, Philip Mirowski. One of the chief characteristics of neoliberalism, on Mirowski’s account, is its philosophical skepticism or antifoundationalism—its...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Christopher Connery As a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Wang Hui’s proposals give indications of the practical, policy-oriented side of this important contemporary intellectual. One proposal addresses deficiencies in rural education, a major obstacle to social...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 121–152.
Published: 01 August 2019
... constituencies. Crucial to its realization was the reimagination of the past and the present’s relationship to it. This essay explores the reasons late Qing intellectuals felt it necessary to rename the country, the inspiration they drew upon, and the spatial and temporal presuppositions of the new idea of China...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 75–85.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Christopher Connery In this interview, Wang Xiaoming, an important participant in crucial critical debates since the 1990s, discusses his views on humanism, contemporary critical practice, social activism, the Chinese revolutionary tradition, the role of intellectuals in advocacy for social change...