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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 147–164.
Published: 01 August 2011
... a viable modern form of public ceremony that incorporates the transcendental and supernatural into fully immanent forms that are never pro forma but ever disruptive of habit and complacency. The truth of violence for Yeats, as for Wagner or Badiou, is thus not any supernatural transcendence but immortal...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Richard Jean So; Hoyt Long Literary historians have long been interested in sociological approaches to literature. The field of modernism, a major aesthetic movement that flourished between 1915-40 primarily in the United States, England, and Europe, but the rest of the world as well, has been seen...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Sebastian Veg This article attempts to bring a new perspective to the debate on Chinese modernism and, in so doing, to reflect on the idea of modernism itself. Rather than opposing European “high modernists” and an early twentieth-century Chinese literature defined by Enlightenment and nineteenth...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 177–211.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Sara Danius Duke University Press 2000 6084 boundary 2 27:2 / sheet 185 of 227 Novel Visions and the Crisis of Culture: Visual Technology, Modernism, and Death in The Magic Mountain...
Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 4. Carrie Mae Weems, Framed by Modernism (1997). Gelatin silver print, sandblasted glass. © Carrie Mae Weems. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. More
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Arif Dirlik Arif Dirlik 2005 The End of Colonialism? The Colonial Modern in the Making of Global Modernity Arif Dirlik Over the last decade, discourses of globalization and postcoloniality have...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
...—primarily between China and Japan—made this endeavor difficult. The “contemporary” in this context is simultaneously a critical (or postcolonial) modernity that embraces notions of multiculturalism for “rethinking” Asia and a fractured modernity that does not quite manage to be a break from modern East...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 99–122.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Arif Dirlik Duke University Press 2006 Global Modernity, Spatial Reconfigurations, and Global Health: Perspectives from the People’s Republic of China Arif Dirlik The recent tsunami disaster in South...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 217–238.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Ban Wang Duke University Press 2007 Discovering Enlightenment in Chinese History: The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought, by Wang Hui Ban Wang The past has no voice: it exists as habits, institutions, artifacts...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Daniel T. O'Hara Duke University Press 2007 “The Aesthetics of Minor Affects”: The Other Modernity Daniel T. O’Hara I take the quotation in my title from the last sentence of Sianne Ngai’s Ugly Feelings. It declares...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 157–182.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Yu Keping © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Unless otherwise indicated, all translations are my own. The Developmental Logic of Chinese Culture under Modernization and Globalization Yu Keping Globalization...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 183–206.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Dirlik for his invaluable advice on how to revise the essay. I would also like to thank Nicole Kwoh for her kind assistance. Unless otherwise indicated, all translations are my own. The Importance of Being Chinese: Orientalism Reconfigured in the Age of Global Modernity...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 239–250.
Published: 01 August 2008
... beginnings of Hindu nationalism in the latter half of the nineteenth century there has been an effort to “monothematize” a pan-Indian Hindu identity. That is, in the absence of an axiomatic church of “Hinduism,” there was a literary-modern effort to telescope myriad devotional traditions, eclectic beliefs...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2010
... I am grateful to Brian Lennon, Özge Serin, and three anonymous readers of an earlier version of this essay for their helpful suggestions. Phonocentrism and Literary Modernity in Turkey Nergis Ertürk In an article dated September 2...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Donald E. Pease “The Crisis of Critique in Postcolonial Modernity” situates Michel Foucault's method of genealogical analysis within the history of critique, examines the usage to which David Scott has put Foucault to reconfigure the problem-space of postcolonial studies, and explains how Scott's...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2012
... corporate needs. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Transnationalization and the University: The Perspective of Global Modernity Arif Dirlik This essay takes up an important challenge facing higher educa- tion today...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in fashioning Premsagar ’s Hindi as a language articulated in its spatiotemporal imaginary. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Unless otherwise noted, all translations are mine. Premsagar (1810) and Orientalist Narratives of the “Invention” of Modern Hindi...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2018
... history identifies recurring patterns, salient concerns, and discursive frameworks. It highlights the persistence of ideas about Irish exceptionalism, the dominance of a modernization narrative, and a continuing problem with conceptualizing the dynamics of transforming sexual subjectivities. This survey...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 125–147.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Nikky Lin; Shu-jung Chen Taiwanese literature has long been closely related to social movements. In fact, Taiwan New Literature (modern Taiwanese literature) itself was born out of social protest. Taiwan’s longstanding political situation of authoritarian rule has prompted the island’s writers...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 93–120.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Wang Xiaoming; Lennet Daigle In the last decades of the nineteenth century, the earliest of the modern Chinese revolutionaries were looking beyond the creation of a new polity to the creation of a new kind of person and new ways of living together. At a moment when the political legacy...