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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 2018
... narratives of risk, both, to varying degrees, forswear agency and accede to a contemporary feeling of impotence. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 risk society Irish fiction inequality linearity social mobility References Barry Sebastian . 2011 . On Canaan’s Side . New...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 127–166.
Published: 01 February 2010
... collaboration with the Zionist apologists of the Israeli state (like Albert Camus visvis the French colons of Algeria), that is, he identifies the Zionist initiative in Palestine with the “linear” and “progres- sive” Anglo-American origins of the Western “revolutionary” tradition (as opposed to the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 247–250.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... Jim Rosenberg was born in 1947. His work has included a wide variety of forms including linear work, works for multiple voices both live and on magnetic tape, and word environments constructed in San Francisco and New York. He began a life- long concern with non-linear poetic forms in 1966, with...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 17–30.
Published: 01 February 2003
... an essentially linear manner, place, as Schwelle, entails the breakdown of the clear-cut opposition between inside and out- side. Swelling indicates a crisis in the function of containment. The container 5. Translation...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2006) 33 (2): 159–176.
Published: 01 May 2006
... against the remnants of feudalism 1 This understanding of melodrama rests on three assump- tions that are highly problematic, however: namely, (1) that the historical dynamics underpinning Euro-American cinema involve a linear trajectory from European feudalism to North American postmodernity; (2...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., the writer can therefore not claim a privileged position as prophet, not even as a harbinger of revolution and emancipation, but must in turn symbolically vacate the center of discursive power. Democracy is not a new utopia, a new eschatology (enshrined in a linear conception...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2001) 28 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 February 2001
... view in regard to meaning where it is formed out of the movement of the images themselves, without it being a defense or an escape from time. What is this movement? How can the movement of the gaze exemplify it? Must we think of this move- ment as continuous, a unification into a linear order? And...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2019) 46 (2): 19–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Journal), 1905–1911 .” Paper presented at “The Writing of History in 20th Century East Asia: Between Linear Time and the Reproduction of National Consciousness” (conference) . Leiden, Netherlands , June 4–7, 2007 . Huang Wenshan . 1938 . Wenhuaxue lunwen ji [Collected Essays on Culturology...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 209–215.
Published: 01 May 2009
... texts Rieff analyzes are indeed deathworks as they perform and contain the drive in its endless self-circulation. Unlike desire, which aims at objects seriatim, each adventure with which has a beginning, a middle, and an end, the death drive never ceases, takes no linear narrative form. As in...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 203–219.
Published: 01 May 2018
... transmission, which Benjamin associates here with the capacity to love, may be thought to presuppose the idea of historical con- sciousness and historical existence introduced in the essay’s dense open- ing paragraph, the idea of history not as simple linear progression within a homogeneous continuum but...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 February 2003
... or explicit. The architecture of the arcades encompasses as much that is indirect and misleading as that which is linear, in the service of unobstructed flow. It is an architecture of feints and false leads as much as it is one...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 101–124.
Published: 01 August 2004
... contemporary China that is no longer a totality moving along a linear histori- cal trajectory. While piracy demonstrates how difficult it is for the State to call for a homogeneous Chinese collectivity, this problematic also reminds us not to fall into the same ideological trap and fantasize that piracy...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 67–77.
Published: 01 February 2007
... prevalence of modernist experimentation with narrative forms, in fiction as in cinema, experimentation that specializes in disrupting the continuous, coherent linearity of storytelling. Coming from a non-Western director not too long after the Second World War, however, this avant-garde interest in...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., who inspires part of McClure’s argument, celebrates as irreducible cultural pluralism what Willis celebrates as universal democratic value. McClure suggests that one can believe in progress only if one does not assume it is guaranteed or, above all, linear. His progressivism is adapted to a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 251–262.
Published: 01 August 2008
...-linear pattern with that and my jar is in Florida, that’s all. But the whole imagination is Stevens’s. In his poem, the jar is almost terrifying. This determining object thus placed begins to assert and formalize all that’s around it; the inherent growth, the pattern and presence of things...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 175–185.
Published: 01 August 2002
... character, and there was no longer that fever- ish interchange between heterogeneous subjects, but more an ordered and 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 181 of 265 linear march toward the ‘‘goal a subjection to the structure, a delegation of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 February 2009
... unequivocally indicated that the origin of the revolution was José Martí. I became aware that those who, for one reason or other, con- sidered Martí a post-Marxist revealed in that way their adherence to a linear conception of history: and not just the history of a particular tribe, but that of the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 119–145.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the izāfat may move several directions at once. The Urdu grammar thus does not enforce the same linearity as the Eng­lish. Even in translation, this rāh-­ e-­vafā takes us to a place that cannot exist in political discourse in particu- lar. How then to translate it? While Faiz’s free...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 37–54.
Published: 01 August 2015
...-­called linear no-threshold (LNT) model. On the other hand, following the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC), the US government orga- nization that intervened after Hiroshima/Nagasaki to examine (not cure) the bombs’ effects on the human body,3 the Japanese government holds that there are...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 129–141.
Published: 01 August 2015
... life are also the ties that sustain our memory and presence after death: what social theorists have long argued is not only essential to but constitu- tive of the human condition (as in what Marcel Mauss called the gift, Claude Lévi-­Strauss exchange, or Hannah Arendt bios, as in the linear life...