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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 2002
... recently been taught just how much it owes to the peculiarities of its native cultural and historical soil by a magnificent book: Louis Menand’s The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America.1 It is a vast, sprawl- ing account of the origins of pragmatism in the insular social milieu of 1. Louis...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 197–215.
Published: 01 February 2008
... focused on the Traverse family’s story. Michael Wood argued that the “main plot line, if it is a plot line, concerns the legacy of Webb Tra- verse” (“Humming Along,” London Review of Books, January 4, 2007, 12). Louis Menand subjected the novel to Aristotelian standards in his review, calling...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 February 2000
.... N. Foulis, 1909), 11, 48. 2. I examine two recent studies—Bill Readings, The University in Ruins (Cambridge: Har- vard University Press, 1996), and Louis Menand, ed., The Future of Academic Freedom...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
... his stated fear of producing inspirational words that might lead the young astray or, worse, lead them to their death. In relation to freedom, Lu Xun expressed something similar to Louis Menand’s observation, “Coercion is natural; freedom is artificial,” which is less counterintuitive...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 May 2014
... don’t do the same kind of things he does. In recent years, I’ve been reading some short pieces by Louis Menand, who seems to have a similar spread of interests, and yet when I read any one piece of his, I feel it’s very unlike my voice. JJW: Both are New Yorker writers, although Menand...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 41–57.
Published: 01 May 2021
... With the figure of the king, And here how the Greek stops at once, How he is moved as he reads in Greek Hermaios, Eukratides, Straton, Menander. (Cavafy 1976 : 280) These Indo-Greek coins are of course real, and, due to the lack of written sources and archaeological evidence, they have played a vital...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 89–121.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., who funded his newspaper when it first appeared in 1873, but after his patron's deposition in 1879, Haicalis ran Le Phare independently and opposed the British occupation. In 1896–97, he and other Greeks loyal to Khedive Abbas Hilmi II (1982–1914), like Count Menander Zizinia, owner of Alexandria's...