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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 49–61.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Tracie Morris “Rakim's Performativity” considers the influence and relevance of pioneering Rapper Rakim's influential track “Follow the Leader” through the lens of J. L. Austin's theory of performativity presented in his philosophical work How to Do Things with Words . The author reflects...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 67–105.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Mark Jones Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:3 / sheet 71 of 252 6943 boundar Alarmism, Public-Sphere Performatives, and the Lyric Turn: Or, What Is ‘‘Fears in Solitude’’ Afraid...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 139–156.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in Crane & Eigner .” In Total Syntax , 168 – 90 . Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press . boundary 2 47:4 (2020) DOI 10.1215/01903659-8677863 © 2020 by Duke University Press Performance Typing: Larry Eigner s Selected Poems Bob Perelman Larry Eigner s selected poems, Calligraphy...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 5–41.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., critical musicology's appeal to the performative as embodied knowledge and a more recent “affective turn” reveals fiduciary aurality to rely on two posits: first, a quasi realism that links aurality with a given but unexamined and nonnegotiable object, and second, a relationality wherein aurality harnesses...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 263–292.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Jason McGrath In Chinese performance arts, one thing that was largely abandoned in the shift from traditional drama to motion pictures was the suppositionality of Chinese operatic performance, and the transition to digital cinema, particularly in the case of big‐budget blockbusters that compete...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 287–312.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., the essay uncovers Kıvılcımlı's ambivalence toward the excess of language over concepts. Kıvılcımlı seeks to dispel the effects of linguistic anarchy and perform an impossible leap over conceptual language by creating a short circuit between Marxian thought and Turkish idioms. If the Marxian text is to have...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 February 2010
... as a trope for stability, sincerity, and competence while in full flight from the supposed poststructuralist evils of undecidability, authenticity, and performance. However, this aspiration for a guaranteed and individuated meaning comes at a price, which is that of refusing to comprehend deconstructive...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Scott Pound This article examines the mythologies and materialities informing the ludic performance of sophism and lucid practice of scholarship to show that after two and a half millennia of standing in sharp opposition to one another the two are starting to converge. The article documents...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Hall, among others, at the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Study in the UK; and research generated by the Indian Subaltern Studies group are testimonials to Gramsci's ongoing legacy. These texts followed Gramsci in performing a multifaceted examination of language, political, and social...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., Morgantown, September 15-17, 2006. When I present this piece in a performance context, it is simultaneous with a kind of multimedia slide show illustrating some of the text materials and text operations discussed. Jim Rosenberg 2009 Bios / The Logosphere / The Finite-Made Evolver Space...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 107–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Jeremy Matthew Glick This essay examines Amiri Baraka's improvisatory, always changing commitment to literary and performative formal innovation in the service of his radical politics. It charts the coupling of romantic longing with radical political prescription in Baraka's career and suggests...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 2012
... as performative speech acts. At the site where language, race, and religion–the positive symptoms of decadence–are knotted together, Renan describes a political theology of the color line. The supposed “truths” about Oriental decadence became distributed among the objects of its study (“Orientals”) within...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in Lermontov’s work. Kazy-Girei’s narrator represents his North Caucasian homeland in order to reveal his struggle to reconcile personal memory with his own self-conscious performance of this Orientalist trope. In so doing, I emphasize the geospatial and ideological location of these narratives on the threshold...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2018
... and servitude, intentional continuity and unintentional deviation, as his starting point to perform a dialectical reversal at the heart of these oppositions. This critico-destructive move makes room for new pedagogical constructions beyond the confines of bourgeois pedagogy. Drawing on his later anthropological...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 209–218.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Peter Szendy Taking a close reading of the Marx Brothers' film The Big Store (1941) as its thread, this article explores the possibility of extending the concept of fetishism to the very performance of music, that is, to the bodily gestures and keyboardistic fingerings executed by Chico and Harpo...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ben Conisbee Baer Elaborating Barbara Cassin’s category of the Untranslatable, Emily Apter’s Against World Literature demonstrates the Untranslatable’s performative capability to question and displace the voracity of the World Literature industry. Neither a primer nor a how-to, Apter’s new book...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 57–73.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Martin Ryle In making aesthetic performance and aesthetic education central to his dialectical evaluation of social democracy, Kazuo Ishiguro especially addresses teachers of culture. The Unconsoled and Never Let Me Go explore the position of art in European social-democratic society since 1945...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Zhao Chuan; Lennet Daigle World Factory is a Grass Stage production that has been performed all over China, elsewhere in Asia, and in North America. It focuses on China’s role as site of the “world factory,” whose first incarnation was in Manchester at the dawn of industrial capitalism. A recurring...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 193–197.
Published: 01 May 2019
... for teachers, increased performance bonuses for teachers, and strengthened professional ethics training for teachers. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 107–112.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., it traces Bernstein's work as a radical modernist poet, distinguished scholar, and critical theorist in his own right from the late 1960s to the early 2010s. From his early poetry to L = A = N = G = U = A = G = E magazine, from his major books of poetry and collective avant-garde performances to his essays...