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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 53–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Press 2013 The Sea Is Not a Place; or, Putting the World Back into World Literature Christian Thorne If you want to understand some of the last decade’s renewed inter- est in the category of “world literature”—if, that is, you want to...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 79–80.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Vanessa Place © 2015 by Vanessa Place 2015 On Race and Innovation Dossier / Place 79 Vanessa Place It’s kind of fucked up boundary 2 42:4 (2015) DOI 10.1215/01903659-­3156129 © 2015 by Vanessa Place 80 boundary 2 / November 2015 It’s...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 235–240.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Tan Lin A “SOFT INDEX (OF repeating PLACES, PEOPLE, AND WORKS)” comprises, hors-texte , a generic document, where the generic is understood to be a frequency of the unpublishable. As anecdote, it forms one of the unwritten limits (i.e., poetry) to the published, on a spectrum that includes an...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of sensibility that led to a proletarianization of the amateur so that the latter, having lost his or her knowledges, became a cultural consumer . These questions confront us today in a time in which a second machinic turn of sensibility is taking place. This second turn is made possible by digital...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 111–137.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Eli Friedlander The present essay lays out the central themes in Walter Benjamin’s account of fantasy and its place in the world of the child. It seeks to distinguish a learning from fantasy from what is often called learning from experience. Establishing this distinction leads me to develop in...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 February 2014
... representation of the region’s constitutive parts. These started in the 1980s and reached their apogee in the decade after 1989, when art acquired a central place and an unprecedented role in Eastern European societies, for it not only expressed and reflected upon the ongoing political and social events but also...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 165–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... The second task of this essay is to place Vogel’s interpretation of China against the ideological hegemony of global capitalism. Vogel enjoys marked success in spinning a legend out of China’s experience of “transformation” because, importantly, he contributes to the discourse of global capitalism. In...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 173–196.
Published: 01 August 2018
... challenged. Taiwan literature, and how its critics and writers are redefining its relationship to its complicated linguistic past and contemporary allies, marks one such important regional interface where this particular process of literary governance is unfolding. This essay places Taiwan in the regional...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 53–76.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of social order caused by the pitting of order against freedom. Such consequences suggest a strong need for China to develop the value of freedom. But it is possible and important to do so in a critical spirit, as I argue through a critical analysis of the place of freedom in a liberal society...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
... article argues that what brings these authors together is a unique understanding of democracy as the defining trait of modernity. This translates into a democratic pragmatics, in which moral norms and historical laws are fractured and questioned, leaving an “empty place” (Claude Lefort) at the center of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 203–229.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Yunxiang Yan This article reveals that in response to the dramatic social changes since the 1949 revolution, Chinese rural families have undergone a process of profound transformation, which I refer to as the “individualization of the family.” This transformation took place at two interlocking yet...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
... play: namely, the importance that the producers of sixiang place on imparting a tone of conviction and purpose to the presentation of their arguments. To draw attention to the difference between Chinese certitude and European self-reflexivity as styles of rhetorical persuasion, I include a contrastive...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
... 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 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Revolution of Dignity and Democracy and its place in today’s world and the course of history. © 2012 by Abdeljelil Temimi 2012 The Tunisian Revolution Observatory: Considering the Perspectives of the Intellectual and Political Elite Abdeljelil...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Bhāsa, or Perso-Arabic words, in Premsagar . Contrarily, Urdu-centric scholars stress Lal’s use of the phrase “ibtada-e dāstān” (the beginning of the Dastan ) to open Baital Pachisi . The claim is that preoccupation with Lallu Jee Lal’s place in the Hindi and Urdu literary canon occludes the all...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the Circassian hero in Mikhail Lermontov’s poem “Beglets” (“The Deserter”) and the Adygea writer Sultan Kazy-Girei’s short story “Dolina Azhitugai” (The Azhitugai Valley). I illustrate how Kazy-Girei’s story places itself in dialogue with the Russian Orientalist trope of the Circassian hero...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 55–61.
Published: 01 August 2015
... earthquake and its aftermath have thrown into relief the state's efforts to broadly regulate social practices. The reforms that took place after the earthquake are a direct reflection of the struggle that the Japanese state has waged since the early years of the postwar era to transform society. The Japanese...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Naomi Waltham-Smith What is at stake when the sonorous becomes a condition of possibility for a concept of community? Exploring the ex(ap)propriation of the sonic that takes places at the threshold between the refusal of presence in French deconstruction (Derrida, Nancy) and the refusal of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 29–77.
Published: 01 August 2016
... have centered on its place in largely stage-ist accounts of national and/or epochal histories. This article revisits these debates and argues for a translation of the term as not “primitive accumulation” but “originary accumulation,” since it is neither a stage nor a finite process but a recursive...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 167–178.
Published: 01 February 2010
... thought derives not from “the political” itself (as it is explicitly stated) but from the aesthetic as itself political. The interview considers the extent to which Virilio in Deleuze's terms, “has placed the negative at the service of the power of affirming,” even though he has done so in a subterranean...