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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 7–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
...://cavafy.onassis.org/object/54f4-stk6-t8ze/ . 17. Cavafy, C. P. Fonds, File F18, Sub-file SF002, Item 0019 [GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0019 (1749)], https://cavafy.onassis.org/object/db2d-fya5-mmkg/ . 16. Martin McKinsey ( 2010 ) offers a postcolonial critique of Cavafy's mimicry and what he...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 May 2012
...,” in her All the Difference in the World: Post- coloniality and the Ends of Comparison (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2007), 247. Of the voluminous critical work on Walcott in general, I would single out Rei Terada’s Derek Walcott’s Poetry: American Mimicry (Boston: Northeastern...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 97–117.
Published: 01 August 2005
... preserves the old as the mediated. If it were to proceed accord- ing to the schema of sheer flow and indiscriminate vitality (Lebendigkeit), then it would degrade itself to a replica of the amorphous structure of nature, which it should not sanction through mimicry, but surpass through cogni- tion...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 11–24.
Published: 01 August 2009
... according to four sets: 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...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 177–203.
Published: 01 May 2021
... nineteenth and early twentieth centuries across the British colonial world. The sociocultural paradigm of such a formation is “mimicry,” which, as Bhabha argued more than three and a half decades ago, introduces an ambivalence in identity (see Bhabha 1994 ). Bhabha's theory of mimicry is far simpler than...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... mimicry was perpetuated through a wish-­fulfilling cultural assimilation that rested on the assumption of shared racial and civilizational affinity with the West. Although Eastern European cultures did not directly participate in actual territorial imperialism, the hierarchical division between...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 313–335.
Published: 01 August 2016
... (London: Verso, 2010), 78; hereafter cited parenthetically as STF. Bardawil / Socialist Lebanon’s World and Ours 315 Islamism “enables political discourses that are modern in their own terms, rather than as a failed mimicry of the West” (TPT, 51–52). Buck-­Morss con- stitutes...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 21–32.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of Africa: Griots, the quick owe the quick and the dead / A man owes man to man 8 To this a chorus of white supremacist ‘‘parrots’’ (birds of mimicry, not only of prey) responds in French, with Hegel’s/Gobineau’s observation that Africa is the only conti- nent without history. Thomas interpolates...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 27–54.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., distant facts down cold.” Refusing, narratively, to main- tain the cautious sense of cultural distance expressed here, the dialect sections of Infinite Jest have difficulty differentiating themselves from the long tradition of disrespectful racial mimicry in US culture. See Mark Costello and David...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 201–229.
Published: 01 February 2018
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 1–24.
Published: 01 November 2020
... fashion (1961b: 79). In this recursive tape recording about tape recording, we find a primal scene of human- animal contact, in which the border between mechanical mimicry and mischievous mockery is unclear. (Media like themselves best as content.) Unfortunately, after several hours of self- stimulation...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 41–57.
Published: 01 May 2021
... comparison, identification, and even mimicry, flourished in Cavafy's time and provided the chief rationale for historical research in the British imperial context (Vasunia 2013 : 152–53). In what follows, I will describe some aspects of this wide-ranging process of collective transfer (i.e., the use...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 29–48.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and the mythical imagery that properly belong to Aschen- bach s consciousness. This stylistic contagion technically a form of free indirect style has often been mistaken for [mimicry,] for stylis- tic parody. . . . The employment of free indirect style, in the absence of other distancing devices, points rather...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 201–225.
Published: 01 May 2005
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 31–54.
Published: 01 May 2009
... form that allows scope for my impulse to turn things around and look at them from another perspective. So that’s part of it. Another thing is I have a fairly sticky ear. I’m a pretty good mimic, and the mimicry is not just at the level of dialogue and voice but also what I hear...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2004
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 219–248.
Published: 01 February 2016
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
... the vernacular style of late twentieth-­century US culture industries.41 Beyond Wallace’s mimicry of US media discourse and the verbal style of media workers, the satirical force of this specific pas- sage pulls in a few directions. First, there is the question of poop itself. This conversation spotlights...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 199–225.
Published: 01 May 2020
... mimicry and imitation but rather presents a rhizomatic process of deterritorialization and reterritorialization through which the system shifts (Yurchak 2005: 24 25, 114 16). 7. To this end, Deleuze and Guattari write, the only means of bypassing the sterile paral- lelism where we flounder between Freud...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 133–163.
Published: 01 August 2020
... by broaden- ing the semantic range of adaptation to encompass a variety of practices, including but not limited to borrowing, stealing, appropriating, inheriting, assimilating . . . being influenced, homage, mimicry, travesty, echo, allu- sion . . . interpretation, imitation, proximation, graft, etc. (2006...