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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 87–109.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Brendan Moran In his writings on Franz Kafka, Benjamin develops a conception of study. The conception of study pertains to an exercise that Benjamin observes in some characters from Kafka’s novels and stories. Benjamin also suggests that this exercise of study is enacted by Kafka’s works themselves...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
...-century style literary realism, it proposes to consider Lu Xun as a modernist writer and uses a comparative perspective to underscore his commonalities with European modernism. Comparing “The True story of Ah Q” with Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan and Kafka's “Building the Great Wall of China,” the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., including his writings on radio, film, children’s literature, and children’s theater, as well as his studies of Franz Kafka and Bertolt Brecht. The introduction provides brief summaries of the ten articles comprising the dossier and their relation to one another, and it addresses the question of the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 February 2014
.... East Central Europe, for him, is the ever-shifting terrain of struggle over and for Europeanness and, at the same time, a place where ruins are still uncertain and thus full of creative potentiality. Andrukhovych’s own influences, which include Franz Kafka, magical realism, and the Polish O’Harists...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 209–215.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the triumph of the therapeutic not just possible but inevitable. The second death of the subtitle is that of the spiritual abjection, what Kafka calls spiri- tual mutilation, which always precedes the downward movement of acting out into debauchery and soul-death...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 205–206.
Published: 01 May 2016
... University Press, 2015. Mitchell, W. J. T. Image Science: Iconology, Visual Culture, and Media Aesthetics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. Nealon, Jeffrey T. Plant Theory: Biopower and Vegetable Life. Stanford, CA: Stan- ford University Press, 2016. North, Paul. The Yield: Kafka’s...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 169–170.
Published: 01 November 2016
... thinking, an unorthodox use for theology, and a new funda- mental element uniting nature and history. His latest project, “Anarchy of the Archaic: Resemblance in the World,” treats the latter. Two previous books are The Yield: Kafka’s Atheological Reformation (2015) and The Problem of Distraction...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 243–244.
Published: 01 May 2018
... philosophy at the University of Calgary. His most recent book is Politics of Benjamin’s Kafka: Philosophy as Renegade. He has also published (under the “pseudonym” Monad Rrenban) Wild, Unforgettable Philosophy in Early Works of Walter Benjamin. His publications include articles on Benjamin, Agamben...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 185–186.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Ryan Bishop, John Phillips, and Yeo Wei Wei, 2002), and Night Market: Sexual Cultures and the Thai Economic Miracle (coauthored with Lillian S. Robinson, 1998). He has published articles on Kafka, Beckett, Edward Sapir, and knowledge production within the university. Robert B. Brandom is...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 247–250.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Caribbean. A John Hope Franklin Center Book. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2005. Gilman, Sander L. Franz Kafka. Critical Lives. London: Reaktion Books, 2005. Grewal, Inderpal. Transnational America: Feminisms, Diasporas, Neoliberalisms. Next Wave: New Directions in Women’s Studies. Durham, N.C...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 45–67.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of a limited number of words which always remains the same—a struggle for the presentation of ideas’’ (O, 37; translation modified). To think tradition in this way means to always assume the possibility of its utmost crisis. Although Benjamin would say, with Kafka, ‘‘The gate to justice is...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 253–256.
Published: 01 August 2002
.... Nelson, Deborah. Pursuing Privacy in Cold War America. New York: Columbia Uni- versity Press, 2002. Preece, Julian. The Cambridge Companion to Kafka. New York: Cambridge Univer- sity Press, 2002...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 229–232.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... Modern Language Association of America Options for Teaching. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2008. Connor, Steven. The Book of Skin. Reaktion Books. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. Corngold, Stanley, Jack Greenberg, and Benno Wagner, eds. Franz Kafka: The...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 199–212.
Published: 01 February 2003
.... —Franz Kafka Outside of a dog, a man’s best friend is a book. Inside of a dog, it’s very dark. —Groucho Marx My mother groan’d! my father wept...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
... other- wise lead all students to the same outcome—the incorporation into what he will soon come to call myth. Such a view links “The Life of Students” to another later writ- ing, “Franz Kafka: On the Tenth Anniversary of His Death” (1934). There Martel...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 179–204.
Published: 01 May 2016
... essential meaning, unchanging since Plato, that Vidler can determine which interpretations or translations qualify as “oversimplifica- tion” and “overinterpretation.” Occasionally, an Anglophone contributor seems much bolder than his French colleagues in impugning a translation. Ben Kafka’s...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 February 2003
... composites, like the hat that Charles Bovary is fated to wear into his new classroom at the outset of the novel named after his spouse who is so imprudent in her collusion with her drives, or like Franz Kafka’s Odradek.2 The...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 February 2006
... corruptibility to meaningfulness The Benjaminian theme of the ruin is read by Lukács as a ‘‘link between allegory and the annihilation of history 15 In this context, Franz Kafka becomes a key figure, for his allegories deny any possibility of historical change in the conditions of human life as progress...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 111–137.
Published: 01 May 2018
... are. See in this context “The Storyteller” (2002: 157–58), as well as “Kafka : On the Tenth Anniversary of His Death” (1999b: 798–99). 5. Ilit Ferber’s book manuscript, Language Pangs: On Pain and the Origins of Language, brilliantly unfolds, in different contexts, the intricate relation...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 147–153.
Published: 01 November 2016
... / November 2016 from being foreign to Benjamin, seems to be one of the central themes of his own writings, be they on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Marcel Proust, Franz Kafka, or Charles Baudelaire. The biography is devoted to the life of a person for whom writing has occupied the highest place...