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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 57–68.
Published: 01 August 2010
... well-heeled and well-educated (indeed, Ivy League) elite.4 Yet it was also modernism that was behind the “creative adaptation,” or whatever it is called, and that exposed the “play” in the translator’s machine. What is more, as a subgenre of twentieth-century art, playful translation...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 113–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Jagoda / Gamification and Other Forms of Play 143 Play without Gamification In his society of the spectacle, Debord already witnessed “the never- ending succession of paltry contests—from competitive sports to elec- tions—that are utterly incapable of arousing any truly playful...
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boundary 2 (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 (2018) 45 (4): 65–101.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of the Play- Element in Culture . Boston : Beacon Press . Khan Azeen . Forthcoming . “ The Subaltern Clinic .” boundary 2 . Kiang Jessica . 2015 . “ Interview: Joshua Oppenheimer Talks ‘The Act of Killing,’ How Werner Herzog Works and the Scene That Gave Him Nightmares .” IndieWire...
Published: 01 February 2022
Figure 4 (l-r) Sun Wukong as played by Huang Bo in Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons ; metamorphosis into giant CGI monkey in same film; Hollywood's King Kong (2005). More
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 139–156.
Published: 01 May 2018
... been won from a shattering. In 1928, Benjamin wrote a review essay entitled “Toys and Play,” in which he considers the repetitive aspect of children’s playful engagements. The essay claims that children’s play is a crucial topic that has effectively fallen by the wayside. It also insists...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (4): 33–65.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to which he plays a central role. His ideas and even his temperament seem to guide her profound praise for “the men who made the American Revolution” alongside her shock centered around Robespierre but mingled with her discussion of Rousseau and the French Revolution. This connection between Burke...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 191–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
... subjects and objects in time. The essay shows how the things in Suzan-Lori Parks’s play The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World and Kara Walker’s cutout Middle Passages reorient subjects in time. Demonstrating a relationship between history, as a temporal category, and notions...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Dawn Lundy Martin This dossier on race and innovation collects a diverse group of poets who engage the following questions in their work: Is there perhaps something about innovation or experimentation that gives race a new name, a new dimension? Is there room for black-hand sides, coon play, other...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 237–250.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of (slow) reading bound to the spirit of experiment and linguistic play. Versed in the conventions and operations of literature in order to do it justice, philology nevertheless speaks in another voice, one more ascetic and conjectural. Having broken with the positivism of the Alexandrian tradition...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 5–17.
Published: 01 May 2020
... both of New Criticism at its start and of the theory movement in the 1970s and 1980s, and noting the crucial role played by Allen Tate and the Sewanee Review . Unfashionable independence, fidelity to personal fascination, and unremitting effort all play a role in scholarly accomplishment. Copyright ©...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 195–210.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Ben Parker Abstract In her new book on the function of cynicism, Helen Small defines a positive role that cynicism can play in the liberal articulation of the very ideals and norms that cynicism affronts. She provides this “strategic cynicism” with a nineteenth‐century lineage including Friedrich...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 February 2010
... that challenges to the literate apparatus from new media are also challenges to the scholarly apparatus and its inbuilt antipathy for rhetoric and poetics. In what amounts to a reversal of the inaugural gesture of the very first academy, scholars are rediscovering the value of rhetorical and poetic play...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 201–213.
Published: 01 February 2010
... poems' complicated play with temporality interacts with his rapid canonization. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The Future Continuous: Ashbery’s Lyric Mediacy Ben Lerner Strange to encounter a living writer in the Library...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and unemployable to the bottom of the social and economic pyramid, and perpetual warfare on national and global fronts. Antonio Gramsci's analysis of “passive revolution” seems cogent for this moment, particularly for the ways media and other cultural forms play a significant role in mobilizing or disorganizing...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 27–46.
Published: 01 February 2009
... or anti-emancipatory figures plays a crucial role in the development of Badiou's theory of political subjectivity. How are we to think subjects which oppose, betray, or neutralize egalitarian militancy, or what Badiou would call fidelity to a truth-procedure? The article combines an account of this little...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 167–177.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Gina M. MacKenzie; Daniel T. O'Hara We read comparatively two acts of self-revision, James's transformation of his 1896 novel The Other House (based on an 1893 dramatic scenario) into a 1909 play and Hitchcock's two film versions of The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934, 1956). Based on Lacanian...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 205–228.
Published: 01 August 2009
... as an example of bookmaking. The Midnight is thus a new sort of poem—at once documentary and visionary—whose language play is everywhere charged with meaning. “The Rattle of Statistical Traffic”: Citation and Found Text in Susan Howe’s The Midnight...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 87–98.
Published: 01 August 2013
... was radically subversive. But why should we need, or even be interested in, Lucretius now? Greenblatt’s narrative is not new, and in it he misinterprets the role atomism plays in our lives. Atomism is no longer a liberating idea; this essay argues that it is the very thing that incapacitates us today. The Right...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2012
...” evangelicalism plays in American political and cultural life. Using Erich Auerbach’s understanding of “passio” as a guide, I suggest ways in which Ellison’s novel figures a worldly vision of human passion and belonging that is a rebuttal to the ultranationalist evangelicalism of the eighties and now. Book...