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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 205–214.
Published: 01 August 2022
... can shine again.” Copyright ©2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Muses Hesiod praise poems Gertrude Stein mythopoesis The first line of Hesiod's Theogony [Professor Brown recites “Mousaôn Helicôniadôn archômeth aeidein” and writes in Greek on the board.] Let us begin to sing...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 201–213.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... This “movement / out of the dream into its codification” (479) is the melancholy subject of the “Self-Portrait,” the most readerly text in the Ashbery canon. It is also the poem on which the most prizes and praise have been showered; this must be bittersweet for Ashbery, since it’s...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 251–262.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., the elision of the clumsiness and false starts that characterize living in time. Praising this poem as major, that one as embarrassingly minor; asking if he got better or worse—all of this is to evade the issues raised by Creeley’s some sixty-year commitment to poetry as a medium for tracking...
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boundary 2 (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 (2023) 50 (4): 61–73.
Published: 01 November 2023
... God, I spoke / against him,” and one can hear in that statement an echo of the opening poem: “And they did not praise God, / who, they heard, willed all this / who, they heard, knew all this.” I suspect there are many other links to Sachs in Celan's work. Notwithstanding their difference in age...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 143–160.
Published: 01 August 2007
... to people before he spoke. This political virtue is expressed in Brecht’s poem “Listen While You Speak”: Don’t say you are right too often, teacher. Let the students realise it. Don’t push the truth: It’s not good for it. Listen while you speak! Recently...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., 2001. Bernstein, Charles. With Strings: Poems. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001. Beti, Mongo. The Story of the Madman: A Novel. Trans. Elizabeth Darnel. Charlottes- ville: University Press of Virginia, 2001. Blaetz, Robin. Visions of the Maid: Joan of Arc in American Film and Culture...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 89–121.
Published: 01 May 2021
... emphasis on the Khedive's reforms and beautification projects came in full display in her 1861 poem “The Square of Alexandria,” which praises “Said Pasha” for renovating the city's main square, the Place des Consuls. The poem describes how a Greek marble sculptor made “the waters of the Nile” spring out...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 31–60.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... For the remainder of this essay, I turn to the work of Marielle Macé, a critic Felski praised, to provide a bridge of sorts. Specifically, I refer to Macé’s reading of a Francis Ponge poem to show how close criticism comes to describing the operation of psychic work in reading, and how limiting the omission...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 247–252.
Published: 01 August 2002
..., the Sandinista Revo- lution would perform the same service to the living memory of Rubén Darío, with fewer objections and more explicit declarations of praise. In this way, we discovered what we already suspected, that our...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 123–160.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Hala Halim In contradistinction to Anglophone criticism's airbrushing of all things Egyptian/Arab from the iconic image of C. P. Cavafy, this essay dwells on the poet as an Egyptiote. An Egyptiote orientation, it is argued, variously informs given poems and prose texts in his later years. Probing...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 33–45.
Published: 01 May 2001
... collecting essays on poets who emerged in the 1970s.1 Such collections signal that efforts to sort out Books reviewed: John Matthias, Beltane at Aphelion: Longer Poems (Athens, Ohio: Swal- low Press/Ohio University Press, 1995); John Matthias, Pages: New Poems & Cuttings (Athens, Ohio...
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boundary 2 (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 (2017) 44 (3): 3–15.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Dickinson’s poem grounded in the poet’s “femininity”— a term that he explains “is never used in a neutral sense but always with the intention of praise,” for it connotes “charm, delicacy, tenderness” (267). The charm of Dickinson’s “striking little poem” (266) does not mean that her work lacks backbone...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 May 2004
...: Selected Poems, rev. ed., trans. Agha Shahid Ali (Amherst: University of Mas- sachusetts Press, 1995), xiv; and V. G. Kiernan, introduction to Poems by Faiz,byFaiz Ahmed Faiz, trans. V. G. Kiernan (Lahore: Vanguard Books, 1971), 40. Mufti / Towards a Lyric History of India...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 161–176.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... Poems of praise were written, students in higher institutions wore black ties as a sign of mourning, people gathered around his grave—and there, moving words were spoken and friendly hands left beautiful flowers. (Peridis 1948 : 95–96) Naturally, Tsirkas could not have overlooked such an exhibit...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 279–297.
Published: 01 November 2021
... allows for the truly novel to appear, either in poetry or the world itself. A flailing poet came to the Alter Cocker Rebbe for advice on how to improve his art. “Stop cursing God,” Rebbe said defiantly. “I constantly praise God in my poems,” insisted the poet. (“Whiskey on Rye,” after Mark Twain, 147...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 67–105.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., the date that Samuel Taylor Coleridge ordinarily assigned to ‘‘Fears in Solitude: Written in April 1798, During the Alarm of an Invasion 1 The poem is usually read as Research for this essay was facilitated by a grant from...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 183–202.
Published: 01 August 2009
...) and much praised by poetic con- servatives, rewrites through “The World as Meditation” Primo Levi’s reminis- cence of “The Canto of Ulysses” in Auschwitz, recalled from the survivor’s bed back home in Turin. Stevens’s Penelope awaits Ulysses, but meantime the “patient syllables” of the poem itself...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 107–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
... a reading of his poem “Nightmare Bush'it Whirl” as a corrective to recent trends in neopragmatist approaches to Baraka studies. As a recording, “Nightmare” interpolates Stevie Wonder's “All I Do” and conflates romantic longing with a catalog of various defeats and anticipated victories in the international...