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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 17–57.
Published: 01 August 2017
... We Are and What We Are Supposed to Be: Essays and Interviews . Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press . Nielson Aldon Lynn . 1988 . Reading Race: White American Poets and the Racial Discourse in the Twentieth Century . Athens : University of Georgia Press . ———. 1997 . Black...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 May 2016
... review essay of Badiou's recent collection, The Age of the Poets , I will scrutinize Badiou's readings of literature, and in particular his readings of Wallace Stevens, in order to pose a series of more general, interlinked questions. First, what are the strengths and limitations of recent Continental...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 165–195.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jed Rasula This essay considers the disappearance from the historical record of hundreds of American poets who published regularly in the first half of the twentieth century. Since a pedagogically oriented canon emerged in 1950, scholars have assumed that a small number of established figures were...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2002) 29 (1): 35–64.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Anders Lundberg; Jesper Olsson Duke University Press 2002 Five Poets of the Nineties An Introduction by Anders Lundberg and Jesper Olsson Cracks in the Consensual Hallucination: Swedish Poetry at the Turn of the Millennium What is the poetry of the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 129–157.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Stathis Gourgouris “Cavafy's Debt” is an examination of poetic indebtedness in a context that defies calculation. What do societies owe to their poets? What does it mean for societies to lay claim to poets? What do poets owe to their language? What does it mean for poetry to exist beyond its...
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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 February 2009) 36 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Roberto Fernández Retamar This essay on Cuba's national poet, José Martí, written originally in the early 1960s for a non-Cuban audience in the wake of the victory of the Cuban Revolution, acquires a new context with the neo-imperialism of the Bush regime and the recent resurgence of the Latin...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 57–68.
Published: 01 August 2010
...J. T. Barbarese Writers and poets who turn to translation may do so more out of self-interest than a sense of indebtedness, and the emphasis on translation as playful homage, among the permanent debts to modernism, along with the gradual disappearance of the institutional study of foreign languages...
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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): 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 May 2013) 40 (2): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2013
... have been limited by the contours of specific institutional or writer archives, and the self-reported accounts of the field by the writers themselves, our approach transforms large empirical bibliographic data, regarding which poets published where and when, into network visualizations that provide a...
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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 May 2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
...-important question: What were pre-Orientalist conceptions of the vernacular that Lallu Jee Lal brought to his translation of the Bhagvata Purana in Premsagar ? Pre-Orientalist conceptions of the vernacular often did not denote, in the first and primary sense, a specific language. Poets were concerned with...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 99–128.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Tom Eyers If scholars of Wordsworth have differed considerably in their interpretation of the poet's invocations of nature and subjectivity, there has been broad agreement that it is these and allied themes that determine the poetry's importance. In contrast, this essay identifies a deep seam of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 201–229.
Published: 01 February 2018
... reasons, it is useful here because of the ways these poets struggle with and critique the neoliberal normalization and market-driven homogenization of Northern Irish culture in the aftermath of the Belfast Agreement (Good Friday Agreement). But this poetry also admits complicity with the historical...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 97–103.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., allowing foreign organizations into the sphere of the human nervous system. To locate their “animalady,” poets might become reading and writing machines, to deconstruct the singular animal and listen as human animals. Duke University Press 2009 Poetry Animal...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 151–167.
Published: 01 August 2012
... allegorically, to circumnavigate his world just as Renaissance scientists, poets, and explorers had. Renaissance humanism gave him tools, spiritual exercises, for learning to train his attention to the words on the page and to stop seeing them through a distorting haze. This essay is based on a talk I...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Anita Starosta Ukrainian poet, novelist, essayist, translator, and “patriarch of Bu-Ba-Bu” Yuri Andrukhovych shares his perspectives on contemporary European, Russian, and Ukrainian cultures and politics, and on the current situation of writers working in minor languages in this part of the world...
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boundary 2 (1 November 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 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 125–147.
Published: 01 August 2018
... explores the relationship between literature and protests from a relatively broad perspective in an attempt to delineate the poetry of protest. Second, it discusses how Taiwanese poets used poetry to express their dissent when faced with varying social issues in different eras. The overall aim is to...