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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 59–72.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Colin Dayan Through the route of the dog, I examine the limits and reach of what I call Williams's “poetic ethnography.” In disavowing any cherished humanism, William Carlos Williams writes his long poem Paterson . In acknowledging the obscenity of his twentieth-century world and a brutal history...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2001) 28 (3): 95–115.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Jenaro Talens Duke University Press 2001 Poems Jenaro Talens boundary 2 28:3, 2001. Copyright © 2001 by Duke University Press. 96 boundary 2 / Fall 2001 El Testamento de Drácula (según F. F. C...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2001) 28 (3): 125–132.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Faye Kicknosway Duke University Press 2001 Poems Faye Kicknosway SHORT TAKE 20 Christopher Columbus was a thief. Then he was a beggar. Florida was a postcard to him. That’s as close as he got...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 31–42.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Miguel Barnet Duke University Press 2002 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 35 of 265 Three Poems Miguel Barnet • A laborer’s son...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 159–162.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Nancy Morejón Duke University Press 2002 Translated by Dawn Duke 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 163 of 265 Three Poems Nancy Morejón...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 211–213.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Omar Pérez Duke University Press 2002 Translated by Kristin Dykstra 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 215 of 265 Four Poems Omar Pérez...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 229–233.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Reina María Rodríguez Duke University Press 2002 Translated by Kristin Dykstra and Nancy Gates Madsen 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 233 of 265 Two Prose Poems Reina María Rodríguez...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 251–262.
Published: 01 August 2008
... significant formal signatures of Creeley's poetry and to document how a projectivist poetics attempted to distinguish itself from an influential modernist predecessor, a poetic reorientation inseparable from the history of boundary 2 . © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Books Reviewed: The Collected Poems...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 47–50.
Published: 01 November 2015
...John Keene © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 On Race and Innovation Dossier / Keene 47 John Keene Nonobjective Poems after Malevich NATION FAMILY RESISTANCE boundary 2 42:4 (2015) DOI 10.1215/01903659-­3156057 © 2015 by Duke...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 119–145.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Christi Ann Merrill This essay offers a response—part plea, part protest—to recent events in Pakistan, looking to Agha Shahid Ali's lyrical translation of an Urdu poem by Faiz Ahmed Faiz that asks compellingly, “Friends, what will happen now?” Faiz in his day ignored Eisenhower's empty talk of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mohamed-Salah Omri The most famous slogan chanted in Tunisia in January, then in Egypt, Yemen, Libya, and Syria, is a reincarnation of opening lines of the poem “The Will of Life,” written in 1933 by the Tunisian poet Abou el-Kasem Chebbi (1909–1934), which now form the closing part of Tunisia’s...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 201–213.
Published: 01 February 2010
... poetry. When his work manages to describe the time of its own reading in the time of its own reading, we experience mediacy immediately. This review of John Ashbery's Collected Poems, 1956–1987 (Library of America, No. 187) explores what I call the “lyric mediacy” of Ashbery's work and considers how his...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 73–97.
Published: 01 August 2017
... replicate. The georgic is especially interesting in this regard, since the genre is officially agrarian and provincial—the poetry of a certain crop or USDA growing zone. And yet georgic poems in English almost always take an epic and planetary turn. William Cowper's The Task shows how a poem seemingly...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 77–95.
Published: 01 August 2009
... contradiction at the heart of all digital archives: on the one hand, the dream of lossless reproduction; on the other hand, the distorting and degrading compression necessary for communicating between networked machines. Through close bibliographic readings of poems by Lyn Hejinian, Lorenzo Thomas, Tina Darragh...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 105–120.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Herman Rapaport This essay speaks to two New Critical taboos generally held by literary critics, whatever their training. The first concerns the poet's use of a preestablished referent that functions as a sentimental attachment that carries the poem along. This is usually considered a form of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 183–202.
Published: 01 August 2009
... special rhetoric tend to riff on a single poem or idiomatic stance, quick-take attempts at posing in a particular ironic position, one abandoned as quickly as assumed. Among contemporary poets whose own writing contemplates Stevens's overall position, however, a larger pattern does emerge—two Stevenses...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 205–228.
Published: 01 August 2009
... poems, folk songs, letters, and the original lyrics of the “Bed Hangings” sequence—the whole designed to create an elegiac memoir of the poet's mother, Mary Manning Howe, that is also an autobiographical account of the poet's own discovery of her vocation and her place in her maternal family history. In...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 229–234.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Elizabeth Willis “Lyric Dissent” discusses the social structure and context of lyric address, particularly the lyric's propensity for multiple voicings beyond the personal. Reading the poems of William Carlos Williams in the context of modernism's evolving countertraditions and the violent backdrop...
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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 May 2012) 39 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Stathis Gourgouris Derek Walcott’s staged encounter with George Seferis, by explicit invocation, in his poem “From This Far” (1980) is a nearly unprecedented instance of postcolonial confrontation with Greek antiquity, not through the conventional avenues of colonial classicism but through the...