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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 245–262.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Bruce Robbins Early postcolonial critics were at worst ambivalent about secularism, and more likely either uninterested or, like Edward Said, extremely enthusiastic. What is the meaning of the recent turn against secularism by critics in and around the field Said did so much to establish? This...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 15–30.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Harry Garuba This essay attempts to locate the work of the Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah within a tradition of African and postcolonial critical thought that privileges “teacherliness” as a measure of value and significance in its discourse and as an aesthetic principle in literary texts. It...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... intellectual interventions against exclusivist cultural nationalisms may be found in the idea of secular criticism deployed by Edward W. Said, which holds history and historicist thinking as crucial in developing a critical position that can contest essentialist thinking without resorting to the postsecular...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Anikó Imre I argue that postcolonial discourses are essential to unearthing and revising the complicated dynamic of codependence between Western and Eastern European nationalisms, which is haunted by internalized and rarely acknowledged traces of imperialism on both sides. However, the spatial...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 151–165.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Postcolonial Empire Jonathan Arac I write this essay thinking of Edward W. Said (1935–2003), the American and Palestinian writer and teacher, whose work continues to ani- mate critics and intellectuals around the world, and whose call...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of philological analysis to criticism.7 Whereas the European exiles deployed philological strategies of critique to locate the limit figures out of whose exclusion national literatures acquired their boundaries, postcolonial critics gave voice to representatives of multiple, often...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 197–218.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., and identities. Speaking to the diverse transformative effects of colonialism, Ghosh criticizes Chakrabarty’s emphasis on the ‘‘discursive and persuasive’’ as- pects of colonialism. He insists that the postcolonial intellectual give equal weight to the record of ‘‘coercionof racial...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
... fundamentalism. Metropolitan academic discourse 1. Edward Said: A Critical Reader, ed. Michael Sprinker (Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell, 1992), 232–33. 2. Edward Said: A Critical Reader, 232. 3. Edward Said: A Critical Reader, 233. Bhatnagar, Dube, and Dube / Meera’s Medieval Lyric in Postcolonial India...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2018
... . 1999 . “ Postcolonial Studies in Taiwan: Issues in Critical Debates .” Postcolonial Studies 2 , no. 2 : 199 – 211 . Liou Liang-ya . 2006 . “ Kuazuqunfanyi yu lishishuxie: yi liangcaijuangxueji yu laixiangyin fanyije weili” (“Cross-Ethnic Translation and Historiography: The Instances of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
... knowledge. Even though Spanos’s works mostly focus on US global imperialism, his critical impulse derives primarily from a postcolonial critique of Western knowledge production regarding its pur- ported “Others,” residing both within and outside its cultural and geographi- cal locations. Spanos...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 201–225.
Published: 01 May 2005
... parenthetically by page number only. Goswami / Notes on the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial 207 Motivated by an acute unease with the inequities of the contempo- rary Indian nation-state, Nationalist Thought and the Colonial World is both an argument for and an example of a critical...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 187–198.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Matthew Suazo By expanding the frame of Paul Gilroy's post-9/11 intervention in Postcolonial Melancholia to include post–Hurricane Katrina discourse, this essay aims to more specifically elaborate the present moment—Gilroy's “postcolonial present”—as a space and time in which to combat the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 21–54.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Ronald AT. Judy Ronald AT. Judy 2007 Some Thoughts on Naguib Mahfouz in the Spirit of Secular Criticism Ronald AT. Judy Near the end of Qasr as-shawq (Palace of Desire), the second vol- ume in Naguib Mahfouz’s famous novel The...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2001) 28 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... It seems to me that the ever increasing speed of critical fashion in which deconstruction is followed by new historicism, postcolonialism by queer theory, is, at one of its most important levels, an ever more desper- ate attempt to find solutions to the first set of problems—those posed within the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2013
... It is as if, in this scene, post-­Eurocentric critics had been saying to the elusively marginal, periph- eral, emergent, noncanonical, minority, ethnic, Third World, exotic, trans- national, postcolonial, migrant, global text: “We’ve mistaken you for some- one else for far too long; let’s start...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Manisha Basu This essay reads exemplary instances of the fictional work of Indian novelist R. K. Narayan (1906-2001) as expressions of critical anachronism in a world literary marketplace that, despite claiming diversity as a global, even transcendental, value, remains committed to both the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2002) 29 (1): 153–176.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Q. S. Tong; Xiaoyi Zhou Duke University Press 2002 Criticism and Society: The Birth of the Modern Critical Subject in China Q. S. Tong and Xiaoyi Zhou Over the past ten years or so, there have been repeated calls in China...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2006) 33 (2): 177–201.
Published: 01 May 2006
... challenges have understandably seemed daunting.3 Thus, while the critique of capital and the defense of sovereignty may arguably have had the status of a regulative ideal in nationalist and postcolonial thought, sur- prisingly few critics associated with postcolonial cultural criticism have pub- licly...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2018
... postcolonial criticism References Andrade Tonio . 2010 . How Taiwan Became Chinese: Dutch, Spanish, and Han Colonization in the Seventeenth Century . New York : Columbia University Press . Anwar Nur Diyanah . 2014 . “ Immigration and Singaporean Identity: The Ethnicity Conundrum...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 191–222.
Published: 01 February 2013
...- colonialism to European Enlightenment as well as to critical practice? Does it suffice to critique Western operations of racist and imperialist violence, or must not the heterosexist violence in the postcolony be simultaneously contested? If, as Jacques Derrida remarks, rather than being a negative...