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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 May 2016
... philosophical reflections on the literary, defined as they so frequently are by a small, high modernist European canon? Might Badiou provide resources for a critique of what has become known as “world literature,” with its assumptions about translation and the smooth transportability of literary meaning? How...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Chris Goto-Jones While there appears to be a gathering consensus about the need to be less ethnocentric and exclusive in the composition of academic fields in the contemporary university, there remains significant anxiety about how previously excluded voices might be included (and even whether...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 239–265.
Published: 01 February 2017
... ” it battles has not been irreversibly accomplished in last man culture and the disaffected society of hyperindustrial ecocide. Stiegler's foremost tool for engaging this endgame—his brilliant deployment of Gilbert Simondon (supplemented by an effaced Jacques Derrida)—might, in this case, be suspended...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 201–229.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Gail McConnell By surveying the work of Leontia Flynn, Miriam Gamble, Alan Gillis, and Sinéad Morrissey, this essay proposes that replication is a defining feature of Northern Irish poetry in the post–peace process era. While “Northern Irish poetry” might be a contested term for a variety of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Anita Starosta This essay asks how translation—considered not merely as an interlinguistic procedure but as a practice inherent in every encounter—might come to inform the emergent paradigm of “global humanities.” Even as post-Eurocentric criticism presumes Europe to have been provincialized, it is...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 139–158.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Zhihui Ang; Lindsay Waters This essay focuses on the way James Wolcott might remind us what a critic can do to make a difference in the world by responding to artworks directly and emotionally. Wolcott started to fight the academics right from the beginning and still does so occasionally. The war...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 3–32.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Hortense Spillers “Destiny’s Child: Obama and Election ’08” interrogates the election of Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States as a historically ordained event. This essay not only addresses the question of whether we might plausibly read it as the fulfillment of telos but also...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 2012
... decadence and philology, demonstrating how the past might erupt in the present through language that forges ambivalent links to a lived relation with the past. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Unless otherwise noted, all translations are my own. French Decadence, Arab Awakenings...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2014
... establishment in modeling a national response to 9/11, and that might have worked against the reification of a unitary terror as the exclusive property of the enemy-other. English novels of the 1790s (Gothic novels) and the 1890s (Marsh, The Beetle ) offer a comparatively flexible language for registering the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Gavin Steingo; Jairo Moreno Questions of value might seem beyond the pale in cases of sound and music. Both are objects of immense accumulation, appreciation, exploration, and investment—not just for the human species but also among other species, and indeed the world. Sound simply is, its...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2016
... practice and an important concept-metaphor in Marx's and Lenin's writings. If their writings may all too conveniently be construed as prophecies that lost their historical force in mistranslation (among other misfortunes), we might say that our obligation today is to translate Marx and Lenin more...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 79–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
... blocked in the exogenic representations we might call “liberal democratic.” The blockage, this article argues, results from liberal democracy's disavowed investment in its own philosopher-king, what Jacques Lacan called the “big Other.” The Lacanian big Other is one in whom “being” and “knowledge...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2018
... also notes the emergence of queer and materialist hermeneutics in Irish scholarship and considers how these might expand and challenge the prevailing liberal historical model. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 history of sexuality late twentieth-century Ireland Irish intellectuals...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., as well as an epoch of enormous literary creativity, it is still dealing with the devastations of the 2008 global financial crisis that led to the overnight meltdown of the Celtic Tiger and to what might be called a “decade of austerities.” The collapse of the Celtic Tiger, and the sense of supine...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 87–109.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... An implication of Benjamin’s presentation of Kafka is that all study should be Kafkan. This essay will endeavor to indicate what might be entailed by study that is Kafkan in Benjamin’s sense. Themes to be addressed are the following: the justice of aligning study with nothing, the physicality...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 155–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
... potentials. Arguing for a newly articulated referentiality between the classical tradition and the streets of contemporary Athens, Gourgouris provides a kind of political philology, a sense of every generation's potential emancipatory activation of language. Political philology might be understood to operate...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 75–93.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Alexander Gelley Martin Heidegger's denunciation of Gerede (idle talk) in §35 of Sein und Zeit is scathing: “Idle talk is constituted in this gossiping and passing the word along, a process by which its initial lack of grounds to stand on increases to complete groundlessness.” But how might this...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2017
... whole. Finally, with an eye toward resurgent considerations of politics and time in the present moment, the essay closes by suggesting how Adams's oeuvre, so reconceived, might speak to these contemporary concerns. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Henry Adams Ulysses S. Grant time...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 213–239.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Brian Reed This review essay takes the occasion of the publication of the Fourth Edition of The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics to ask what it might mean, in the digital present, to use print as a medium for trying to speak comprehensively and authoritatively about the history of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 47–59.
Published: 01 February 2009
.... There were good reasons in many Latin American countries to suppose that armed struggle might be a viable, or in some cases even a necessary, strategy. For awhile, the international conjuncture of forces in fact favored armed struggle. Much has been made of the limitations of the cultural politics of...