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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 37–41.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Daniel T. O'Hara; Gina Masucci MacKenzie Duke University Press 2005 On the Culture of the Real: A Response to Lindsay Waters’s Critical Reflections on the Case of Paul de Man Daniel T. O’Hara and Gina Masucci MacKenzie Slavoj Žižek remarks in his recent book...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 61–83.
Published: 01 August 2020
... voice, which speaks to us out of a clearly demarcated yet unlocatable place. The result is not a troubling of the boundary between the real and the fictional, as many of his critics have contended, but a reflection on how the past continues to shape the present, forming the real and imaginative...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
... philosophy dating from the origins of the written graphemes that make up the hanzi , or written medium. Always ill, always fleeing, the polylingual and cosmopolitan Qu, who died at age thirty-six, left behind a vast archive of unfinished work and fresh, complex ideas about the real, the social, the...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 105–129.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., Marx's writings from Capital onward (and the history of their reception) exhibit a very real tension between political economy as a universal language of concepts called forth by capital (as a universalizing set of social processes) and political economy as a practice that vigilantly attends to the (im...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Ivaylo Ditchev This essay explores the relation between space—real and imaginary— and consumerist desire. Any process of modernization implies, on the one hand, social and geographical mobility that makes it possible for the individual to opt to change his or her condition and, on the other hand, a...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... by what he referred to as the “hypocritical gentry.” In Wang's analysis, Lu Xun's notion of “superstition” emerges as the fount of popular imagination, the only real bulwark against an emerging scientism that was essentially but the latest means of social control and that threatened to make...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of “liberating” Tibet. Wang Hui’s article “The ‘Tibetan Question’ East and West: Orientalism, Regional Ethnic Autonomy, and the Politics of Dignity” analyzes the March 2008 “riots” in and around Lhasa in order to understand the impediments to a real solution to the crisis in Tibet. This piece...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 41–63.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Ryan Bishop Polyscaler autonomous remote sensing systems are presently constituting new regimes of teleactivity for real-time surveillance and data gathering. This essay continues several ongoing projects that examine the philosophical, technological, and political ramifications of these systems as...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 February 2020
... postimperial discourses of tolerance and multiculturalism; on the other, they remain haunted, continually eroticized and differentiated from the “real” Europe. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Poland post-Holocaust Europe Jewish memory hauntology References Aderet Ofer...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 173–199.
Published: 01 February 2020
... ethnohistorical novel series, Li locates what he calls the “historical real” in the intertwining of political upheavals and the “stirrings in people’s lives and feelings” of a particular place, where local characters become makers and riders of historical “great waves” through processes of socialization within an...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 239–250.
Published: 01 February 2020
... style of Blaise Pascal’s Pensées , or a theoretical treatise. By referring to Kafka’s notations as “thoughts before” they are tamed, North suggests that they must be distinguished from all literary forms and that their “real story” cannot be reduced to a specific genre or mode of representation, let...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 55–69.
Published: 01 May 2007
... for the absence of any accessible real for the diverse O’Hara / The Terror in Global Terrorism  57 “minorities” whose cultures (or so-called subcultures) constitute the cyni- cally recognizable mirages of our global culture. The contemporary sub- ject may declare...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Cuba armed the real freedom fighters to defend the struggle boundary 2 41:2 (2014) DOI 10.1215/01903659-2685953 © 2014 Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Thiong’o / Intervention / Mandela’s Reflections 5 And when at Mandela’s funeral Obama shook hands with Castro They who used to arm...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 August 2009
... logosphere physi- cally. With no computer at all. Words as real physical objects, each on its own space (an idea I stole quite blatantly many years ago from the painter Mary Jean Kenton). Objecthood is not an issue: you hold the words in your fingers. Stick them to the walls, the floor, lay them loose...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 87–108.
Published: 01 May 2002
... the Lacanian conception of ‘‘the real Such an approach to religion would begin to speak, in the case of Yeats, the topic of my next book, of the un- orthodox occult subject of religion, but on a basis of critical intimacy rather than distance. boundary 2 29:2, 2002. Copyright © 2002 by Duke...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 88–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., fluttered above a short dis- tance from real change conceived of real resources? One must needs go on. Not the union of two but the unintentional leaving off from the body of one Lindon W. Barrett, PhD, of Pine Street, Long Beach, CA, that exited into this world at topographies flickering from the...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 167–177.
Published: 01 August 2010
...-value of his insight into what and how we know and don’t know the world and ourselves. We will show how Nietz- sche’s speculative philology can make a formidable theoretical hybrid with Jacques Lacan and Alain Badiou’s conceptions of the Real. Nietzsche believes we stand in relation to the...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 9–10.
Published: 01 November 2015
... their knees until they are naked, then screaming for toilet paper when they see the empty dispenser. You turn on the faucet and wash your face, trying to wipe the salt and lotion from your eyes, and it all feels so real, the sand accreting in the sink bottom, the blast of ice water, the sound of...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 February 2001
... deep in snow, or Asiut, where women sew real silver, the width of tinsel, through black net. Bites of sand flies in the sub-Sahara raise the skin in a rice of scars. Eric calls from the other room to confirm Susan’s story of foot-long worms grown into...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 219–220.
Published: 01 August 2011
... (New Delhi) and Fordham University Press (New York). In her current book project, Genres of Real Life: Mediating Stories of Violence across Lan- guages, she interrogates the category of the “literary” as it is applied to previously untranslated genres of nonfiction writing and investigates the...