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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 47–51.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Michael Davidson Duke University Press 2001 X Marks the Spot: Laura Moriarty’s Nude Memoir and Jena Osman’s The Character Michael Davidson In the 1980s, a strong critique of language-writing was that its use of disjunction...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 199–212.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Rosemarie Bodenheimer Sebastian Haffner’s Defying Hitler: A Memoir appears in the twenty-first century as a kind of time capsule, offering a personal and political analysis forged during the 1930s, when the endgame of the Nazi regime was not yet visible. Haffner attempts to account...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Daniel T. O’Hara Spanos’s memoir of his World War II experiences as a soldier and prisoner of war near Dresden at the time of its firebombing by the Allies provides the basis for a reading of his entire career and its legacy, this article argues. The ontological and existential dimensions...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 25–61.
Published: 01 November 2020
... programs are remnants of the ideological, national, and economic wars of the previous century, the boundary separating them is permeable. Jiang Rong 姜 戎’s prizewinning novel, Wolf Totem 《狼图腾》, helps us see this porosity. Wolf Totem is the first “Chinese Cultural Revolution” (fictional) memoir written...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Michael Clark Although they came from strikingly different backgrounds, both William V. Spanos and Theodor W. Adorno were radically transformed by the historical circumstances of World War II. Both recounted those experiences in memoirs that questioned the degeneration of rationality...
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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 (2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... an account of Carlo Levi’s memoir of the 1930s, Christ Stopped at Eboli ; then by describing the post-1968 trajectory of the humanities and their limits; and last by offering a close reading of Amit Chaudhuri’s recent novel, The Immortals . This essay was originally written as a talk for the “Subaltern...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 205–228.
Published: 01 August 2009
... poems, folk songs, letters, and the original lyrics of the “Bed Hangings” sequence—the whole designed to create an elegiac memoir of the poet's mother, Mary Manning Howe, that is also an autobiographical account of the poet's own discovery of her vocation and her place in her maternal family history...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 2001
... This is Edward Said writing about Joseph Conrad in 1998. Clearly, he was also writing about himself and his own forthcoming memoir, in which a Conradian idiom is often audible. We hear, on one page of Out of Place, of ‘‘my starved and re- pressed hidden self ‘‘that underground part of my identity ‘‘the other...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 February 2004
..., the internal menace 11. Fiedler, Love and Death, 135–36. 12. Charles Brockden Brown, Edgar Huntly; or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker, ed. Nor- man S. Grabo (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1988), 3. Subsequent references are cited par- enthetically as EH. Such displacements of gothic terror became formulaic...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 157–189.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., in the process of reading his memoirs—specifically, his account of the definitive role that the name Edward, by which he was addressed by his ten- derly loving yet severely critical mother, both Palestinian and American, soft and austere, giving and demanding, siren and nemesis at the same time, played...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 85–101.
Published: 01 August 2020
... . Denneler Iris . 2005 . “ Am Anfang A: Spuren und Familienähnlichkeiten in W. G. Sebalds Werk .” In W. G. Sebald: mémoire, transferts, images = Erinnerung, Übertragungen, Bilder , edited by Vogel-Klein Ruth , 139 – 56 . Strasbourg : Université Marc Bloch . Derrida Jacques . 1998...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of liberal humanism and its complicity with American imperialism. Villalobos-Ruminott / Spanos’s Polemos 73 point, we need to take a short detour through his recent memoir, as it illu- minates my commentary. 2. Countermemory as Destructive Narrative “Life...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 121–137.
Published: 01 May 2019
... renmin chubanshe . Tang Xiaodan . 1993 . Lubian sheling—Tang Xiaodan huiyilu [Roadside Miscellany: Memoirs of Tang Xiaodan] . Taiyuan : Shanxi jiaoyu chubanshe . Wang Yan , dir. 1979 . Cong nuli dao jiangjun [From Slave to General] . Shanghai Film Studio . Wei Junyi...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 235–237.
Published: 01 May 2011
... ­wolfgangfritzhaug.inkrit.de. Ruth Y. Y. Hung is assistant professor of comparative literature at Hong Kong Baptist University. Hung has published on the Chinese critical intellectual Hu Feng and on the genre of Chinese memoir writing in Eng­lish since the Cultural Revolution. Cur- rently, she is completing two books...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... HG: My next question: African writers are increasingly turning to their own life stories, writing their own memoirs. It’s also becoming fashionable, I might say, to write these memoirs in installments. What do you think of this trend? NF: I don’t know. Who’s writing memoirs? [Laughter...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 189–206.
Published: 01 May 2011
...”) Wasianski. Wasianski pro- vides a detailed portrait of these last years of Kant’s life in his 1804 memoir, Immanuel Kant in seinen letzten Lebensjahren (Immanuel Kant in his last years). Over the course of a year or more, Kant’s health and mental acuity had been failing. As Wasianski relates...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 February 2008
... Moby-Dick: 1851–1857, are forthcoming. He has recently completed two memoirs, Persephone’s Pomegranate (about his relation- ship to Greece) and Infernal Journey: A World War II Memoir (about his experience as a prisoner of war during the firebombing of Dresden). While a visiting scholar...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 61–83.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of novelists, detailed recounting of the plots of well- known short stories, criti- cal reflections on individual writing styles, plotted summaries of writers autobiographies, personal descriptions of the reading of memoirs, exten- sive quotations from letters, even photographs of various novelists. Numer...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 243–246.
Published: 01 February 2007
...); and America’s Shadow: An Anatomy of Empire (2000). His latest book, American Exceptionalism in the Age of Globaliza- tion: The Specter of Vietnam, is forthcoming. He has recently completed a memoir about his relationship to Greece, and is working on another memoir about his experi- ence as a prisoner...