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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 125–149.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Bradley J. Fest This essay historically situates David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest as a transitional text between the first and second nuclear ages. Written in the immediate wake of the Cold War, Infinite Jest complexly develops the nuclear trope’s fabulously textual persistence despite the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2015
... history, especially his interrogations of human temporality in the 1930s. Miki's idea of the binary of genzai (the present) and gendai (the modern) that he developed during wartime resembles the duality of everyday experience in the postearthquake nuclear crisis of the current century. Simultaneously...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 113–127.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Tom Looser For some time now, Japan has been teetering on the point of fundamental, historical transformation. Neoliberalist contractions, natural catastrophes, and the nuclear disaster have contributed to an era of crisis that is local to Japan, while they are also an ongoing bellwether of global...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
... movement and a lack of confidence in representative democracy, the burden to address citizens' concerns has shifted to social movements. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 postwar Japanese politics politics of memories civil movements Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Tōhoku earthquake in 2011...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 37–54.
Published: 01 August 2015
...: “Why did Japan dare to introduce nuclear power after Hiroshima and Nagasaki and “Why would Japanese not rise up after Fukushima?” The former is one of sad wonderment—the shock of the tragic and absurd repetition of nuclear devastation—while the latter expresses activist frustration about the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 207–208.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Specu- lative Formalism: Literature, Theory, and the Critical Present (forthcoming). He is an assistant editor of boundary 2. Bradley J. Fest is a visiting lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Pittsburgh. At present, he is working on “The Nuclear Archive: American Literature...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 57–75.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . Whistleblowers and the Bomb: Vanunu, Israel, and Nuclear Secrecy . London : Pluto Press . Cohn Carol . 1987 . “Sex and Death in the Rational World of Defense Intellectuals.” Signs 12 , no. 4 : 687 – 718 . Deleuze Gilles Guattari Félix . 1987 . A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 73–76.
Published: 01 November 2015
... during this period—hence the refer- ences to Phoenix, Seattle, and Philadelphia, in addition to Pyongyang and Seoul. Daybook was composed between February and May of 2013, when North Korea’s daily machinations dominated global news headlines, beginning with its third nuclear arms test and ending...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 219–221.
Published: 01 August 2014
... in English from the Uni- versity of Pittsburgh, where he is currently a visiting postdoctoral lecturer. He is currently working on a project investigating the relationship between nuclear and information technology in twentieth-century­ American literature, and on a theoreti- cal project on...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 141–154.
Published: 01 November 2017
... defense culture. Hiding under the desk and running for the garden shelter were always going to be hopelessly inadequate defenses against nuclear attack, but habits of preparation and response were designed not so much to save lives as to discipline a population otherwise prone to panic. This may...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... Davis, Tracy C. Stages of Emergency: Cold War Nuclear Civil Defense. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2007. Dawson, Ashley, and Malini Johar Schueller, eds. Exceptional State: Contemporary U.S. Culture and the New Imperialism. New Americanists. Durham, N.C.: Duke Uni- versity Press, 2007...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 205–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... After the Fukushima nuclear disaster, he coedited the website jfissures.org and has written several articles in English on the problematic of postnuclear-­disaster society, which can be found at th-rough.eu/writers/sabu-­ ­kohso and www.borderlands.net.au/vol11no2 _2012/kohso_radiation.htm...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 225–227.
Published: 01 August 2012
... literature. He is currently working on his dissertation, “The Apocalypse Archive: American Literature and the Nuclear Bomb.” He has a forthcoming chap- ter in the collection The Silence of Fallout. His poems have appeared in Spork, Open Thread, BathHouse, Flywheel, and elsewhere. He blogs at...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 23–35.
Published: 01 August 2015
... damaging as nature’s ill-tempered­ ferocity. This history has shown that TEPCO built the nuclear plants along the disaster-­prone Pacific coast. The facility was erected and operated without adequate protection against tsunamis of more than seven meters, even when there was ample historical and...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2005) 32 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 February 2005
... with diplomatic language and instead hail the virtues of regime changes, preemptive war, unilater- alism, tactical nuclear weapons, shock and awe, iron hammers, and, most important of all, the need for the rest of the world to fear us. They accept war as the natural state of mankind and low...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 203–229.
Published: 01 February 2011
..., “toward fewer kinship ties with distant relatives and a greater emphasis on the ‘nuclear’ family unit of couple and children.”4 Goode’s argument has been challenged by a series of historical studies 2. A number of studies of family life in urban China have documented important changes in this...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 227–238.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., North Korea does not deny that it can develop nuclear weapons, and it is even boasting about it. Therefore the Korean Peninsula has an additional reason for being a singular place: here war could break out any time, nuclear war, to boot. Just like fifty years ago, here everyone is potentially...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 171–184.
Published: 01 August 2015
... an effort to revitalize the nuclear family, female photographers criticized this family formation as a key institution of the developmental state that margin- alized their mothers from valorized forms of socioeconomic power. Women photographers strove to disengage from normative types of labor...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 183–210.
Published: 01 February 2009
... strategic superiority might not compen- sate for ideological weakness, Rostow and his fellow cold warriors seem close to 1950s Mao, famously contemptuous of the nuclear near-monopoly held by the world’s paper tiger. Politics, Geopolitics, and the Sino-Soviet Split The development of a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 63–77.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Philosophy. 72 boundary 2 / August 2015 they also needed to be told what the meaning of the speech was: that Japan must stop fighting, that the two nuclear bombs that fell on Japan are too terrible and cruel to go on fighting, that Japan must acquiesce to its enemies and “endure the unendurable...