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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 121–137.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Dai Jinhua; Lennet Daigle The logic behind the fluctuating fortunes of Chinese intellectuals in the early PRC—from hero to scapegoat, prisoner to honored guest—is clarified by examining both the representations of intellectuals in literary and cinematic fictions of the period, and the writing...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 63–97.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of his first film in Japan after years of imprisonment in Lebanon and Japan. Adachi's career and activities spanned the crucial decades of the 1950s and 1960s, perhaps the most intense period of radical protest in Japan's postwar period. His experimental work constituted a significant intervention...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 27–46.
Published: 01 February 2009
...-explored aspect of Badiou's theory of the subject with a historical contextualization and periodization, touching on the importance of the theory of “revisionism,” the development of an account of reactive subjectivity, the humanism and antihumanism debate, and Badiou's cartography of a “philosophical...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 31–54.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., character, the novel versus the short story, and contemporary politics, but it was centered on the social and political capacity of the modern novel, the form's ability to reflect on or respond to its times, the novel's relationship to society, and the nature of politics in the current period, a period...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 183–210.
Published: 01 February 2009
... consequences, and seeks to consider, through an examination of ways in which the energies of the period were transformed, a new way of approaching the temporal politics of the period. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Thanks to Antonis Balasopoulos, Alberto Toscano, Lin Chun, Gail Hershatter, Wang...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 39–62.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Lu Xun “Po e'sheng lun” (Toward a refutation of malevolent voices) is an essay from the formative period of the famous Chinese writer Lu Xun (1881-1936), penned in Tokyo in the classical Chinese language, and first published in December of 1908 (issue no. 8 of Henan , a soon-to-be-banned journal...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 233–246.
Published: 01 August 2023
...-standing role in promoting an Anglocentric paradigm of time and history. The implications reach beyond the 1500s, into the settler and colonial periods of early America, serving as a reminder that Western-derived divisions of time—that is, periodization—have anchored white-centered epistemologies. Rooted...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 213–221.
Published: 01 August 2008
... in which texts can evoke a material impression (the “lightest” possible material impression, however) through effects of prosody. “Reading for the ` Stimmung '” can connect us with unusual immediacy to the Stimmung of a past historical period and a different cultural environment. “Reading...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 47–59.
Published: 01 February 2009
...John Beverley Representation of the period of armed struggle in Latin America, which extends from the early 1960s to the mid-1980s, has been dominated by a paradigm of disillusion that equates the armed struggle as a political strategy with an excess of youthful idealism or voluntarism. Waning...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 95–104.
Published: 01 February 2009
.... They shared common sources, ideals, and objectives, drawing on Marxist tradition and striving for “socialism with a human face.” Both movements took shape in the relative prosperity of the postwar period, when frustration grew over the betrayal of democratic and socialist ideals. The mutual unintelligibility...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 149–182.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Hortense J. Spillers This essay looks at aspects of new southern culture against the backdrop of the 2007 Supreme Court ruling on school desegregation and its impact on our understanding of the sixties. Incorporating two book reviews, the essay argues that the “long” perspective on the period...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 August 2010
... and technics that lent self-assurance to literary education in the 1970s and 1980s. In the memos, letters, seminar notes, and texts written in this period, what emerges is a “right to translate” as the covenant of a deconstructive comparative literature. Drawing on the transcript of Derrida's 1979 seminar...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 79–89.
Published: 01 August 2010
... colleague and friend Erwin Rohde defended the book, as did the composer Richard Wagner. In this essay, I examine the major issues underlying the ideological assumptions of the classicists in the German tradition of the period. I also address the unprecedented originality of Nietzsche's work as it still...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 97–103.
Published: 01 August 2009
... are “thoughts on things,” like the plumage of Lorine Niedecker's “Mergansers,” that “fold unfold / above the river beds.” In voicing the meandering pitches of Maggie O'Sullivan's “Starlings,” do we undergo kinship with animals? Poetry animals lose sight of teleology and move with periodic, inhuman intensities...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2011
...' varied experiences of the spectacle, provide important insights not only into the nature of the party-state's ideological project and the citizenry's experience of that project, but also into some wider questions about the fate of the future in our current period. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., in America as well as Europe. All the elements are in place for writing the histories of dictatorships, with their attendant bloodiness and social exclusion. Tunisia’s is one such history. Friday, January 14, 2011, became a new date and a special chapter in the periodization of the history of Tunisia since...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 63–77.
Published: 01 August 2015
... between ideology and the voice in a time when the capitalist system and national sovereignty were in shambles. I argue that the recording of the Emperor's voice represents a new expression of imperial power in Japan, one that inaugurates a postwar period of political cynicism and imperial piety. © 2015...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 171–184.
Published: 01 August 2015
... photography to expand the zones of subjectivity from which they were able to draw new forms of labor and pleasure. However, the more women tried to distance themselves from the normative gendered role models of the postwar period, the more male critics tried to anchor them back to these role models...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 27–57.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... The interview concludes with a conversation about the 1930s and the period's continuing relevance for the twenty-first century, Arac's recent project on the “Age of the Novel,” and the transformations in the field since he first began teaching. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Jonathan Arac New...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 113–140.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Howard Eiland This article analyzes Benjamin's enigmatic essay of 1921, “Critique of Violence,” together with related fragmentary writings from the postwar period (including the “Theological-Political Fragment”) and, from 1931, “The Destructive Character.” Benjamin's deconstruction of violence...