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boundary 2 (1 February 2002) 29 (1): 177–222.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Sundeep Bisla Duke University Press 2002 The Return of the Author: Privacy, Publication, the Mystery Novel, and The Moonstone Sundeep Bisla 1 What might it mean to me for you to be reading these words? This mystery...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 205–228.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Howe's text, various bits of documentary “evidence” jostle and contradict one another, providing a portrait of both mother and daughter as mysterious as it is complex. The seemingly unrelated items begin to coalesce even as the text foregrounds its “textile” production—its awareness of itself as an...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., as well as some who are bigots, fanatics, Gnostics, and agnostics. The mysteries of art always pass through the instruments of this art—in the same way that there are instruments of a cult. And a specific problem of modern art and contemporary art is the ever-­increasing obsolescence of these...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 February 2017
... that hap- pens as I defer toward a future that differs in and from me. But how does such taking care happen? That’s where the mystery comes in. For a number of years, in his courses, seminars, lectures, and Bernard Stiegler’s lecture “The Proletarianization of Sensibility,” published in...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 February 2017
... mystery, that a work is at work: it works and opens up in this way. Thus at the very moment when it instantly and fully gives itself to us, it surpasses us in exceeding itself. This is why Kant can write, “We linger over the consideration of the beautiful because this consideration strengthens and...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 105–130.
Published: 01 February 2003
... I had just arrived by train for the first time I cannot express the discomfort I felt at this intrusion of mystery and beauty into a room which I had succeeded in filling with my own...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2003) 30 (2): 5–19.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Ellison into communication with the current scene of theo- retical debate. Into this heady eclectic mix, Ellison’s ‘‘sacred principles’’ have truck with the lexis of ‘‘mystery the democratic ‘‘mystery with the ‘‘rites of sym- bolic sacrifice’’ and their ‘‘cabalistic code words’’ in relationship...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 197–218.
Published: 01 May 2004
... up in the opening pages of the mystery; these frag- mentary pieces are the ‘‘Lakhaan stories’’ published in an obscure Bengali literary rag by a local writer, Phulboni. For many, the detective story ends rather abruptly, unsatisfactorily: the novel fizzles out as a medical mystery. Said one...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2016
... value derives from the anomaly of musical production within the context of slave labor. The anomalous sound- ing out of slaves in music and in song became an unobtainable kernel exist- ing alongside and within the body of the slave-as-­ ­property, mysteriously “animating” the body and harboring a...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 32–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
...: oo a oo a WOKE UP oo a oo a KAFK(RIK)A(N) THIS MORNIN oo a oo a (MERKIN) BOP oo a oo a AKA: oo a oo a DA MYSTERY oo a oo a oo a oo a oo a oo a oo a oo a either to be good at...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 88–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
... die himself under mysterious circumstances in Men’s Central Jail, Los Ange- les, after reporting through an intermediary a beating to the ACLU. That we were cast by a genius hand. But you catch me on a day when I hold art won’t do, speaking as a run at billboards, including those of innovation...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the Neighborhood 147 Heart-­mysteries there, and yet when all is said It was the dream itself enchanted me: Character isolated by a deed To engross the present and dominate memory. Players and painted stage took all my love, And not those things that they...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 35–65.
Published: 01 February 2008
... favorite quartet, though he died before its initial performance. It is the most mysterious of his pieces for strings and . Theodor W. Adorno, Minima Moralia (London: Verso, 2005), 111. Hereafter, this work is cited parenthetically as MM. . One thinks here of Shostakovich rather than Stravinsky...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 119–137.
Published: 01 August 2005
... occult elitism and return- ing the ‘‘mysteries’’ to the people. In Closing Time, Brown seeks ultimately to ‘‘democratize’’ language—that is, to return it to the common ownership of the people whence it came. It is necessary here to recall how different Brown’s tone was in his Phi Beta Kappa address...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 57–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... Even though digital sound is seldom as tactile as the best vinyl reproduction (including its forgivable pops and scratches), the new repub- lication of masterpieces from the Davis archive addresses an entirely new generation of listeners. Those without a hint of the mysteries awaiting them...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2009
...”? In Konstantinou’s ingenious argument, adver- tising is radically and positively revalued as a form of cognitive mapping. It is the coolness of the coolhunter, who combines total immersion in con- sumerism with a mysterious distance from it, that the reader is asked to identify with both...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 159–163.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the mystery/magic/duende (going back to the unknown) exists within versatility.” We burst into the scene defying expectation and they say we are animals. And we are animals, of a sort, lighting up cities with rage and tigers around our necks. And when they say we are animals and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 9–12.
Published: 01 May 2001
... rate of several hundred miles per hour in preparation for a new, mysterious re- placement’’ (97). (It is hard to tell if the ending is comic sublime and hopeful, which I think it is, or alienated and rueful in tone, reflecting the dangers of displacement and lost voice.) But I do feel that...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 25–33.
Published: 01 February 2007
... conveniences are in fact products of invisible effort; they are more mysterious than they appear. In Henry Roth’s Joycean novel Call It Sleep, the same mystery is attached to the consciousness of a thirsty child, too short to reach the distant tap and too small to understand where water comes from in...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 37–59.
Published: 01 February 2006
... is reduced to a quasi-theological clash between civili- zations. By and large, Huntington’s model is an instance of mystification as an effective instrument of domination, with historical knowledge of the world the mystery. That same disregard for the historical—another trait of Straussism...