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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 295–313.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Frontier of Power . New York : PublicAffairs . jsteintr@uci.edu rey.chow@duke.edu Copyright ©2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Robert Pfaller delegation of enjoyment interpassivity psychic debt new media A prevalent Chinese Buddhist ritual of mourning, frequently carried...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of Spanos’s World War II memoir, In the Neighborhood of Zero, dramatically and poignantly clarifies how the con- junction of ontology, pedagogy, and politics forms the dimensions of a psychic and intellectual map that would shape his professional life as a teacher-­scholar.2 The blasted-­out experience...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 129–157.
Published: 01 August 2017
...). Gourgouris / Cavafy’s Debt 149 Shielding his eyes. All through The countryside were old ideas found lying open to the elements. (Merrill 2002: 134–35) The framework precipitates an encounter within the psychical world of the poet between his remembrance of travel...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 115–133.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Hong Kong is some kind of filmic “answer” to the narrative of Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, showing the same Chinese actress on her way to a life of debt and prostitution in Hong Kong and Hollywood. 17. Dai Sijie, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (New York: Anchor Books, 2001...
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boundary 2 (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 (2016) 43 (3): 29–77.
Published: 01 August 2016
.... In such readings, the repeated use of “so-called”­ (sogennante) merely renders the lexical difference as 7. The best known of these works is Jacques Derrida’s Specters of Marx: The State of the Debt, the Work of Mourning, and the New International, trans. Peggy Kamuf (New York: Routledge, 1994 [1993 See...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 179–201.
Published: 01 August 2014
... problematic. If Sloterdijk—­highly critical in his text in the FAZ of both liberalism and anar- chism’s hypotheses about the weakening of the state, either to its mini- mal form or to its end—will­ grant the liberals anything, it is that they have challenged overregulation, overtaxation, and debt...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 2018
.... The attention in each novel to individual grit and equal opportunity is linked, psychically and rhetorically, to the United States, a nation figured as created and sustained by the physical labor of immigrants and people of color in particular. Echoing ideas from Ulrich Beck ([1986] 1992) and Scott Lash...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Front. Throughout his work, Stiegler develops a systematic understanding of proletarianization, making this concept extremely relevant to diagnose and analyze the elements of contemporary capitalism (financialization, the role of debt, the end of the welfare state, the restrictions of the right...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 May 2012
... with uncanny exactitude. Specifically, at the very outset of the current so- called Greek debt crisis, the German main- stream media mounted an onslaught of Orientalizations on all registers: from caricature imagery (the first one being the image of Venus de Milo miraculously...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 149–175.
Published: 01 May 2000
... that disguises sex as ‘‘self-swelling, as psychic tumescence’’ (RG, 218). According to Bersani, only Catherine MacKinnon and Andrea Dworkin join him in having ‘‘the courage to be explicit about the profound moral repulsion with sex...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 161–188.
Published: 01 August 2007
... is fondly I have many debts of gratitude to acknowledge: to Herbert Grabes and Ansgar Nünning for the original invitation prompting this essay, to Jonathan Arac for suggesting submis- sion to boundary 2, to Paul Bové and three readers for the journal, to audiences in Bonn, Münster, and Zurich...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 183–202.
Published: 01 August 2009
... there with an intent that bespeaks the Stevens she reveres: native to, not alienated from, an American psychic past of uto- pian quietist sects, Jonathan Edwardism, and “history qua history”; dwell- . The project to make Stevens French culminated in Michel Benamou’s Wallace Stevens and the Symbolist...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 1–29.
Published: 01 November 2019
... The Fountain- head a great favorite among young men who seek to soar on pinions free effectively ([1962] 1982: 169), if not ironically, sutures Rand to an august tradition of American literature. Rand exercises a unique psychic hold on the conservative imagi- nation. She at once uniquely and typically...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
... text. 100 boundary 2 / Spring 2013 for any apologetic purposes. He does, however, believe that Schmitt, like the Christians from whom he dissociates himself, is arguing that moder- nity owes an “objective cultural debt” to sources predating it. Schmitt wants to stabilize the present by denying...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 153–191.
Published: 01 May 2022
... wills by holding his or her power outside the actualized deed as a debt. Freedom is considered a paramount need and a pleasure for our species. Yet it really makes every difference how freedom is conceived. To sense La Boétie's sentiment, far removed from his time and yet still radiating in ours...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 35–66.
Published: 01 February 2007
... States was left 22. Francis Fukuyama, The End of History and the Last Man (New York: Free Press, 1992), xiii. See Jacques Derrida’s critical identification of Fukuyama’s apocalyptic history with the Christian evangelical rhetoric in Specters of Marx: The State of the Debt, the Work...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., and words with oppo- site meanings coming to denote the same thing” (ÜDK, 187).71 Where for Freud, the deeply disconcerting convergence of heimlich with its “oppo- site,” unheimlich, indicated something of humanity’s psychic inability to rec- oncile with originary unhomeliness (what he describes...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 35–65.
Published: 01 February 2008
... by his often tortured consciousness confront personal loss, psy- chic instability, mounting debt, failing health, and the whole of the classical and baroque artistic eras. Beethoven’s final masterpieces—the A Minor Quartet (Op. 132); the B-flat Major Quartet (Op. 130...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 113–148.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Bondage and My Freedom, cir- cumstances of race, gender, and class accent the former slave’s struggle so that he can never declare liberty in universalist tones that have no debt to social considerations. Moreover...