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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 81–107.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Xudong Zhang Duke University Press 2005 Political Philosophy and Comparison: Bourgeois Identity and the Narrative of the Universal Xudong Zhang 1. The Legitimacy of Comparison: Historical, Political, and Philosophical...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 215–225.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Margaret Drabble Duke University Press 2007 Writing for Peace: Peace and Difference; Gender, Race, and the Universal Narrative Margaret Drabble When writers are asked to address the subject of “writing for peace,” they assume...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 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 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
... political contestation. Unless otherwise noted, all translations are mine. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 The Critic’s Byzantine Ploy: Voltairean Confusion in Postsecularist Narratives Dimitris Krallis Let us begin with a...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Europe and Asia. Reading Russian narratives about the Caucasus alongside narratives by Muslim writers of the Caucasus, I challenge the ideologically constructed binaries of Self and Other, Europe and the Orient, as well as history and personal memory. More specifically, this article discusses the figure...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 2018
... indict the narratives of progress of which the American Dream is emblematic. Each shuns normal syntactic connections, using “ungrammaticality” as a formal technique in their constellated constructions of risk, luck, hazard, and misfortune. Nevertheless, in working through their inherently neoliberal...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 99–124.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the focus of this essay: how the way he represents himself—his border-crossing, empathetic narrative persona—is invested in the symbol and myth of American character, and especially the American character abroad. I argue that Vollmann both critiques and reinvents this archetypal character in a book...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 63–76.
Published: 01 August 2009
... narrative trajectories produces a more disquieting condition. The seam of the book in BlipSoak01 , the lacunae between flashing terms onscreen in “Dub Version V.01,” the page enjoined to have turned before one's arrival in the volume Seven Controlled Vocabularies and Obituary compel readers to link the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 111–141.
Published: 01 May 2012
... equipped to synchronize with other monothematic mantras of modernity like scientific progress, democracy, or techno-financial development. The essay visits some nodal moments of this historical narrative–the coming into being of a Hindu “tradition” under the auspices of colonial Indology, Rammohun Roy’s...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
... reflexively for facts. But Disinformation is not ideology. It is, rather, ideology’s mirror image, in the sense that while Disinformation appears as ideology’s double, it is the reverse of ideology: whereas ideology is a narrative that retains certain ties to reality, Disinformation is rhetoric utterly...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 93–122.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Jim Merod This excerpt from Lifetime Grammy Award “hall of fame” inductee Benny Golson’s autobiography follows the composer/saxophonist’s recollection of the premature death of his close friend, John Coltrane. Its intimate narrative recalls adolescent jam sessions in Philadelphia that brought...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... critical understanding of imperial reason and his particular adaptation of Martin Heidegger’s destructive hermeneutics to the historical narrative informing humanism, the modern university, and the profession, are among his main contributions to contemporary criticism. Each of his interventions has been...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 February 2015
... (the derivative and negative prefix a - signifies this) to its narratives, discourses, and politics. Spanos’s legacy opens the possibility for a community of method driven by “the thought of a differential polity, ” a constitutive element of a truly democratic politeia . © 2015 by Duke University...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 99–128.
Published: 01 August 2017
... language and the external world both. The gap between these materialities—that of the poetic sign and the external world—is held open by Wordsworth, a refusal of reconciliation that, I demonstrate, is particular to poetic rather than narrative form, and that may in turn be recognized as an idiosyncratic...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 195–209.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Karen Melvin John O’Malley’s Trent: What Happened at the Council offers English-speaking audiences the first concise and scholarly history of the council that did much to shape the modern Catholic Church. O’Malley’s narrative of the Council of Trent (1545–47, 1551–1552, 1562–1563) masterfully...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Terrence McDonough An emerging consensus rates Ireland’s austerity strategy a success. Any consideration of the state of Ireland today must begin by calling this narrative into question. Many severe weaknesses remain. Most importantly, given the length and depth of the crisis, the country will need...
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boundary 2 (1 February 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 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 221–242.
Published: 01 May 2018
... methods that have enlivened him across a distinguished career, and brings up-to-date the narrative of US state fantasy he has developed across several presidencies. He evaluates the imaginative strategies President Donald Trump (at the time of the interview, a candidate) perfected during his campaign and...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 45–59.
Published: 01 August 2018
... copulation; and, more recently, as rich and powerful big brothers from China who are both seductive and fatal. This essay proposes to examine several narrative accounts and discuss their psychosocial implications. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Taiwan China reunification Chen Yingzhen...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... colonialism and the Enlightenment, all three writers question the value of history. This strategy is predicated upon the assumption that cultural nationalism is derivative of the Enlightenment and the West, and consequently dependent on empirical historical narratives. I argue that this strategy may be...