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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (3): 7–30.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Luis Moreno-Caballud; Ryan Hill Leftist intellectual Ernesto Freire writes an academic paper on the Spanish “lost generation” of the 2008 crisis. He uses the case of his friend Martín Valera as an example. Freire contends that for Valera, as for most people in Spain, the crisis never ended—instead...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 February 2005
...’’ of the group that aspires to acquire government power. There is a general tendency in the United States to think of intel- lectuals as either out of touch with political reality or as inveterate leftists. More recently, however, observers have come to appreciate the crucial role that intellectuals have...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 123.
Published: 01 August 2006
... to the voices of opposition and resistance. The neoconservatives, their epigones, and fellow travelers played a prominent role in turning the public first against so-called liberal intellectu- als and anyone who could be labeled a leftist, and subsequently against anyone who dared criticize the Bush...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 125–134.
Published: 01 August 2006
... have become impervious to the voices of opposition and resistance. The neoconservatives, their epigones, and fellow travelers played a prominent role in turning the public first against so-called liberal intellectu- als and anyone who could be labeled a leftist, and subsequently against...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 197–216.
Published: 01 February 2000
... counsels, academics should calmly persuade America of the justice of leftist causes. And instead of making intellectual appeals to the MLA and to colleagues to respect graduate unions, for ex- Tseng 2000.2.10 10:23...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 125–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the rational, adult ways of “older [political] traditions” and embraced a dreamy and infantile stance linked to anarchism, libertarianism, and magical thinking. Disillusioned with liberal and leftist parties alike, and infatuated with “the spontaneous, the symbolic, and ultimately the magical” (Magic...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 313–335.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Fadi A. Bardawil This essay revisits the history of Socialist Lebanon, a Marxist organization founded in the mid-1960s by militant intellectuals in Beirut. Examining their labors of, and thoughts on, translation, which the members of Socialist Lebanon regarded as constitutive of the Marxist...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 95–104.
Published: 01 February 2009
...” of the 1960s—Sartre, Herbert Marcuse, Fromm—were far from young. They had undoubted moral and intellectual authority, but their young audience did not recognize this division. In order to teach the new generation, they were supposed to collaborate with them, to answer their questions. They could...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2008
... another special issue of boundary 2 on China had three sources. The most important (and serious) reason has to do with changes in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) over the last fifteen years and the intellectual retrospection they have provoked among Chinese intellectuals. While what...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 21–32.
Published: 01 May 2001
... ‘‘a public form of intellectual entertainment’’ (190) rather than integral parts of Scottsboro, antilynching, and leftist orga- nizing, where cultural nationalism slips into American exceptionalism, that an international Black Left might have an argument with Thomas. But it is not my task here to conjure...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (3): 55–86.
Published: 01 August 2021
... Liria is a dedicated Althusserian writer who, in the past few years, has coauthored with Luis Alegre essays such as “Marx desde cero” (“Marx from Scratch”) (2018) and “El orden del Capital” (“The Order of Capital”) (2010). Clara Ramas is a much younger intellectual who has recently published Fetiche y...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 233–236.
Published: 01 February 2012
... © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Contributors Mustapha Aloui was born in 1966 to a large family. His father was a religious, leftist democrat, who emphasized tolerance and critical thinking for all his children. Aloui studied English language and literature at the University...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 27–46.
Published: 01 February 2009
... election. It was as if the tiresomely descried stagnation, Unless otherwise noted, all translations are our own. . For Sarkozy’s statements and their intellectual precursors, see Serge Audier, La pen- sée anti-68: Essai sur les origines d’une restauration intellectuelle (Paris: La Découverte, 2008...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Hereafter cited parenthetically as OH. 130 boundary 2 / May 2016 Cambridge in the thirties was famous—even notorious—as a site for the formation of young leftist and communist intellectuals. The emer- gence there of a distinctive school of history is part of this larger picture. “Among...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 187–203.
Published: 01 August 2002
... into intellectuals of the Revolution’’ (179). On the other hand, in relations with foreign intellectuals an analogous political heteroglosia appeared: a large part of the foreign leftist or progres- sive intelligentsia...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 February 2004
.... An earlier generation of leftist intellectuals, he points out, were more genuinely politically engaged. It is an error (and here I am in total agreement with Rorty) to read one’s politics— and more especially one’s political efficacy—straight off from one’s philosophy. 16. Bill Readings, The University...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 111–134.
Published: 01 February 2018
... an 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 (2014) 41 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
... battlegrounds of contention: that of memory politics, the critique of political correctness, and the debate around the reception of Western institutions and intellectual paradigms. Taking a closer look especially at the Polish, Hungarian, and Romanian discussions, the essay also identifies some of the most...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 August 2007
... that he needs to face and shoulder—that famous “gate of darkness . Ysi-an Hsia, The Gate of Darkness: Studies on the Leftist Literary Movement in China (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1968). Wang Hui / Dead Fire Rekindled  11...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and their intellectual aftermath, it draws attention to important historical attempts to articulate and overcome this problem, which organized much twentieth-century­ leftist thought. I shall make the case that Levi came to regard the subaltern problem as intractable, turning instead toward autonomism; while...