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boundary 2 (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 (2004) 31 (2): 197–218.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Bishnupriya Ghosh Duke University Press 2004 On Grafting the Vernacular: The Consequences of Postcolonial Spectrology Bishnupriya Ghosh The literary icon Amitav Ghosh has lately acquired the status of elder statesman among South...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Rashmi Bhatnagar; Renu Dube; Reena Dube Duke University Press 2004 Meera’s Medieval Lyric Poetry in Postcolonial India: The Rhetorics of Women’s Writing in Dialect as a Secular Practice of Subaltern Coauthorship and Dissent Rashmi Bhatnagar, Renu Dube, and Reena Dube...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 201–225.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Manu Goswami Duke University Press 2005 Autonomy and Comparability: Notes on the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial Manu Goswami On the eve of his departure for a tour of Southeast Asia in July 1927, Rabindranath Tagore...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Ubaraj Katawal This article examines William V. Spanos’s works in relation to those of other postcolonial thinkers such as Partha Chatterjee, Dipesh Chakrabarty, and Edward Said. Like many of these writers, Spanos draws from Michel Foucault’s critique of the power-knowledge relation. However...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 177–201.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Gaurav Desai Duke University Press 2006 Capitalism, Sovereignty, and the Dilemmas of Postcoloniality Gaurav Desai The Discourses of Globalization In a characteristically provocative essay, ‘‘Disjoining the Left...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2018
... authoritarian rule of the Chinese Nationalist Party. I propose that the first postwar generation’s experience of suppression after 1945 and the second generation’s exuberant postcolonial visions in the 1990s are essential entry points to understanding the affective politics of national identity formation in...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Islam in the Work of Talal Asad .” Anthropological Theory 9 , no. 2 : 188 – 208 . Bruce Steve . 2002 . God Is Dead: Secularization in the West . Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers . Chakrabarty Dipesh . 2000 . Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical...
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boundary 2 (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 (2010) 37 (3): 151–165.
Published: 01 August 2010
... works with works from more recent postcolonial nations. Imperial eclecticism names the technique by which writers in a new national culture freely manipulate the materials of the larger “world” cultural heritage as a resource for innovation, as Melville does with Shakespeare and Ellison does with Dante...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Donald E. Pease “The Crisis of Critique in Postcolonial Modernity” situates Michel Foucault's method of genealogical analysis within the history of critique, examines the usage to which David Scott has put Foucault to reconfigure the problem-space of postcolonial studies, and explains how Scott's...
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boundary 2 (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 (2013) 40 (1): 191–222.
Published: 01 February 2013
... the silences on and the lack of critique of homophobia and heterosexism in diasporic and postcolonial contexts. The unwillingness to address the violent experiences of those subjects who are vulnerable to both queer racism as well as postcolonial heteronormativity has become the Achilles’ heel of the...
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boundary 2 (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 (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...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
...—primarily between China and Japan—made this endeavor difficult. The “contemporary” in this context is simultaneously a critical (or postcolonial) modernity that embraces notions of multiculturalism for “rethinking” Asia and a fractured modernity that does not quite manage to be a break from modern East...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 179–194.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Judaism in conversation with contemporary debates on exilic or diasporic Judaism and discuss the usefulness of a decolonial versus a postcolonial framework for evaluating the modern history of Judaism. Finally, we gauge the potential of reading decolonized or barbaric Judaism into the contemporary settler...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Nergis Ertürk This essay traces the legacy of the 1926 Baku Turcological Congress for postcolonial studies and comparative literary criticism. An assembly of 131 delegates, including such prominent figures as the Crimean Tatar Turcologist Bekir Sıdkı Çobanzade, the Kazak revolutionary, linguist...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 February 2014
... that the frequent application of postcolonial theories to the study of the region is to some extent enlightening but essentially insufficient. The author then broaches the main topic of the article—the import of Eastern European art in recent processes of subjectivization, identification, and...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 181–217.
Published: 01 November 2019
... his writings, the clinic emerges as a subaltern space, where questions of violence, war, colonial madness, and postcolonial trauma are central. boundary 2 46:4 (2019) DOI 10.1215/01903659-7859189 © 2019 by Duke University Press The Subaltern Clinic Azeen Khan The colonized, underdeveloped man is a...