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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 35–47.
Published: 01 February 2021
... inherent in the thing—the word not as flat marker but as gravitating and radiating body of history. This essay touches on prominent nineteenth- and twentieth-century sources of this modernist theory of language and philosophical philology, thinkers who worked in different ways to open theoretical horizons...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 37–54.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Sabu Kohso This essay is an attempt to understand what has been happening after Fukushima 3/11 in Japan, in terms of capital's accumulation and sociopolitical formation, from the vantage point of global anticapitalist struggles. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 radiation antinuclear...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 23–35.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of a reconstruction program driven by a campaign to actu- ally persuade the populace that the risks of radiation and contamination have dissipated and today pose no real danger. The logic informing this campaign derives from the experience of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the belief that pollution and radiation...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 51–57.
Published: 01 November 2015
... pups over- come by a bitch’s thick milk. So much of your eyes are waiting to sup on the right teat. So much of color is waiting. So much of color is in the wait to be seen. One thing radiating points to the other that is not lit. boundary 2 42:4 (2015) DOI 10.1215/01903659-­3156069 © 2015...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Beth Loffreda 6 boundary 2 / November 2015 Beth Loffreda Reconstructions (1) Every time my gaze fell on the desktop computer I felt the urge to check my email, but it was meant only for patients to check themselves in. Down the hall was a radiation beam that clicked on and off like...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 203–222.
Published: 01 February 2024
... of radiation mirrors a different unseen force that linear time has not yet incorporated. Radiation exposure freezes time; in Chernobyl and Fukushima those exposed are subject to different timescales (for example the various half-lives of radiation) and a temporality of repetition. Reminders of that date, March...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2008
...—more often than not a political unit that derives its identity from particular social and cultural practices, the one not clearly distinguished from the other. These practices are usually taken to radiate from a center somewhere within the boundaries, fading to near invisibility...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 231–254.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., similar to radioactive decay, where the sparkling Bernsteinian atom, along with those of Silliman, McCaffery, and Bruce Andrews, radiates gamma rays to create microscopic fluctuations in the existing system of verse culture, until there is an unusually large fluctuation of the new phase of poetry, so...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 199–208.
Published: 01 May 2009
... at the end of A History of Violence and Eastern Promises. Where Irons’s characters radiate cerebral 206  boundary 2  /  Summer 2009 repression, Mortensen’s enact physical volatility. No matter how psycho- logically burned out Tom/Joey and Nikolai may be by the time Cronenberg finally cuts away from...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 165–168.
Published: 01 August 2020
... are these powerful portraits in The Rings of Saturn? Where are the figures that must be approached with utmost humility but nonethe- less radiate survival s potency? Who will the reader remember after reading The Rings of Saturn? Some blurry- lined pensioner dedicating his time to growing rare flowers? Some burned...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 251–263.
Published: 01 February 2021
... experience, I may have felt condemned to cal- endar time, clock time, and stock-exchange time. Then no ray of any time of immortality filtered down to me; but then suddenly time began of itself to radiate. Then, trembling, an I of immortality began to radiate, as Ben- jamin beautifully says, and I...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 62–72.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Indiana, Ohio and Southern Michigan They are on the side of the Easterners and they are doing things with photo- synthesis and radiation we do not understand How can it be, then, ma’am that the dead animals support the bureaucrats who will bring about their very own death The answer, sir, has...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
...—­a “growing cause of nonmilitary conflict”5—­began to appear in key RMA documents that encouraged the Pentagon to start including ecologists in 4. Elizabeth DeLoughrey, “Radiation Wars of Light,” Modern Fiction Studies 55, no. 3 (2009): 468–95. 5. “Finally, the revolution in military affairs points...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (4): 117–129.
Published: 01 November 2023
.... The poem today does not wait for the radiation to reach it; it goes out and greets it, since “poems are an attempt to grapple with reality, an attempt to gain reality, to make reality visible. Thus reality for the poem is in no way something fixed, predetermined, but something that is at issue, something...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 129–156.
Published: 01 May 2002
... that is at the same time paradoxically not of the land, for the land must become English land before he can connect to it in any substantial fashion. After God’s table is spread, Crusoe says that he no longer ‘‘afflict[s] [his] self with Fruitless Wishes of being there for the island has come to radiate...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 February 2001
... it. It can also be said that what is at stake is not a platonic type of recollection of an idea, or a form, but the repetition that shows the limits of the formal. The radiation in this world he comes from is attributed to an explosion, a disappearance of the same sun in whose light we wanted to exist...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
...” that populate her friend Damien’s apartment (PR, 3, 5). This seems to me to be an invocation of Pynchon’s dummies in V. (1963). For Pynchon’s “Frankenstein’s- monsterlike” SHROUD (“synthetic human, radiation output determined”) and SHOCK (synthetic human object, casualty kinematics...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 151–165.
Published: 01 August 2010
... “democratic dignity,” which can be seen “shining in the arm that wields a pick or drives a spike.” This dignity “radiates” from God, defined as “the centre and circumference of all democracy! His omni- presence, our divine equality!” This continues in a much-commented pas- sage, whose opening phrase...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 141–154.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of the survivors, not by the power of terror, theirs or ours. Of course, the consequences of nuclear attack were largely discussed in terms of the immediate impact, the blast, and how to survive it. Longer-term­ radiation damage was barely discussed or was lim- ited to affirming the importance of stripping...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 5–19.
Published: 01 May 2003
...-eyed black man appears one sunny after- noon on Riverside Drive, near 51st, where he ‘‘disrupted we are told, ‘‘the visual peace of the promenading throng by racing up in a shiny new blue Volkswagen Beetle decked out with a gleaming Rolls-Royce radiator’’ (505). There is more to this shocking...