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boundary 2 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 97–117.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Steven Helmling Duke University Press 2005 ‘‘Immanent Critique’’ and ‘‘Dialectical Mimesis’’ in Adorno and Horkheimer’s Dialectic of Enlightenment Steven Helmling Given the ubiquity of the phrase...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 127–145.
Published: 01 November 2016
... but a wide-ranging and engaged theory of modernism, one keyed to the question of mimesis in (a technological) modernity. Picasso is for Clark the representative modern painter, “the artist of the century,” whose constantly experimenting production influenced virtually all the other realms of modern...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 125–147.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., concerns the classic phenomenological and metaphysical debates around expression, revealing, representation, mimesis, and the “extensions of man.” The second, rather ill-defined thus far, deals with a different set of concerns: encryption, obliteration, unilateral determination, irreversibility, and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2018
... anthropological-materialist concepts of gesture, practice, and mimesis, the essay concludes that, rather than developing completely new pedagogical concepts or setting new utopian goals, Benjamin radicalizes the impoverished life conditions of capitalist modernity and reduces pedagogy to a mimetic practice, which...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 11–34.
Published: 01 May 2004
...- ine intellectual discovery. Thus only a small number of books seem perenni- ally present and, by comparison with the vast majority of their counterparts, to have an amazing staying power. Certainly this is true of Erich Auerbach’s magisterial Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2004
... semi- nal Mimesis (reproduced in this volume), I want to examine the question of why Said held on so tenaciously to humanist precepts and exegetical prac- tices. In Orientalism, humanism and empire are revealed in mutual compact, but there are other humanisms that survive the compromise with...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 79–89.
Published: 01 August 2010
... book, Mimesis: The Repre- sentation of Reality in Western Literature, “I expected that the most seri- ous objections against the train of thought in the book would come from the direction of classical philology, for ancient literature is treated in my book above all as a counter example.”16 In...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Arts of Early Modern England. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001. Fuchs, Barbara. Mimesis and Empire: The New World, Islam, and European Identi- ties. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Gibian, Peter. Oliver Wendell Holmes and the Culture of Conversation. Cambridge...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 91–99.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the powers of what Adorno calls mime- sis. As he defines it, mimesis is “the nonconceptual affinity of the subjec- tively produced with its unposited other” (AT, 54), by which I understand him to mean a relationship in which both human beings and the object/enti- ties of the natural world are...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 187–198.
Published: 01 May 2010
... challenges faced by cosmopolitanism in the present moment. By invoking Auerbach, particularly Mimesis and his presentation of figura, I have in mind his insistence on the historical specificity of each of the fig- ures in such a schema as well as their inherent provisionality in this con- text. In his...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 11–24.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: mimesis (games of mimicry); ilinx (games of vertigo); agon (games of combat); and alea (games of chance).20 Cognitive writing (with its demand for a realistic depiction of subjective experience) might thus be a game of mimesis; automatic writing (with its demand for a delirious...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Eurocentrist critical practice finds it easy, today, to celebrate the Turkish mimesis of Occidental modernity as the culmination of a suc- cessful will to enlightened reason, my own goal here will be to offer a criti- cal history of the Turkish language reforms in their imbrication with mod- ern...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2004
... edition of Mimesis in English.10 Said reads Auerbach as secular critic par excellence—a Prussian Jew escaping Nazi violence who provides the fragments of an alternative history of (Chris- tian) Europe as an exiled observer of Europe’s self-destruction. For Said, Auerbach secularizes the history of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
... mimesis of an action that is elevated, complete, and of magnitude; in language embellished by distinct forms in its sections; employing the mode of enactment, not narrative; and through pity and fear accomplishing the catharsis of such emotions. (Aristotle, Poetics, trans. Stephen Halliwell...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 239–265.
Published: 01 February 2017
... mimesis, contracts of identification, “proletarianization,” even the modes of animation (“life”) it already engendered. In figural terms it pre- cedes any coalescence of face—in what is still the projected cast of marks and shadow. It precedes prosopopoeia, affect, the programming of the eye or...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 157–179.
Published: 01 May 2002
... technology: time and space, vision and blindness, light and darkness, objects and processes, illusion and reality, space and movement, kinesis and mimesis. Despite the image’s kinetic attributes, the camera obscura allowed the movement of matter to be contained enough to become the subject of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
... puts it, “lack of interest in the humanities.” What still needs elucidating here is the history of mimesis, but this time in Ibn Sīna’s sense of the universal human will to representation .(al-umma ash-shi‘rīya) that articulates what is referred to as Commonly rendered as “the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 203–228.
Published: 01 February 2006
... rethink, in historically specific terms, the connections between social action, symbolic universe, and literary history. 4. The Gambits of Homology: Mimesis and Adolescence in Bourdieu’s Reading of L’Éducation sentimentale What assures the susceptibility of L’Éducation...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 197–215.
Published: 01 February 2008
... literary narrative. This is not a matter of “anti-American” bias but, historically speaking, of the institutional situation of modern philology and its progeny. If we follow the millennial trajectory of the literary representa- tion in Auerbach’s Mimesis, however, we must consider how, against that...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 May 2016
... description is not a sign for something that lies outside its form” (79). There’s no conces- sion to mimesis or a correspondence theory of truth in the above, for sure, but neither is an absolute immanentism, the resolutely and absolutely con- structivist focus that Badiou would propose, the only...