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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 27–44.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Leo T. S. Ching This essay analyzes two Taiwan differences in East Asia—the presence of an indigenous population and its alleged pro-Japan sentiments— and examines how indigeneity and intimacy offer the potential to rethink questions of reconciliation outside of the state-centric model of political...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 99–128.
Published: 01 August 2017
... language and the external world both. The gap between these materialities—that of the poetic sign and the external world—is held open by Wordsworth, a refusal of reconciliation that, I demonstrate, is particular to poetic rather than narrative form, and that may in turn be recognized as an idiosyncratic...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 31–62.
Published: 01 November 2019
... that “Swift lasts.” Beginning with Said’s 1982 polemic against the church of high theory, “Opponents, Audiences, Constituencies, Community,” what follows demonstrates how Swift’s libertine wit, in its daring reconciliation of the human imagination with religious devotion and perhaps even divine power...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 24–25.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Africa, fifteen years later. The elections were part of a continuing transitional phase in Tunisia. After several traumatic decades, the country sorely needed reconciliation and healing. But for all the good will, active civil society, several confer- ences, money, and speeches, Tunisia...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2014
...,’ therefore, means truth-­ force or love-­force” (84). Nearly a century later and, ironically, in a proximate theater of action, truth and reconciliation appear to make possible the rebirth of a nation-­ state once devoted to racial and racist hierarchy. Are truth and reconcilia- tion a distant...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 203–205.
Published: 01 August 2005
... / Fall 2005 He has written on Marx and Hegel (Political Identity), ancient and modern political theory, moral psychology, political economy, U.S. constitutional development, justice and reconciliation, and post–Cold War human-rights culture, and is currently com- pleting a book, After Evil, on...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 11–13.
Published: 01 May 2014
... well-­ integrated state were incompatible goals. Thus, in the postbellum United States, saving the union dictated that the reconciliation of the Northern and Southern elites took precedence over redress of the plight of the black poor, who had to wait. In South Africa, today, the white and black...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 34–36.
Published: 01 May 2014
... reconciliation and, if possible, justice once the apartheid regime ended. Forgiveness was not a personal matter; rather, it was a political calculation of great risk. Could the politics of moral force bend the beneficiaries of the apartheid regime into themselves taking the risk, not of support for the...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 71–74.
Published: 01 May 2012
... repudiation. It hardly seems viable to say in response, “Back to national literatures!” Yet its ongoing institutionalization in the academy and in publishing cannot quite dispel a lingering sense of unease about its supposed overcoming of antagonisms and a reconciliation that is too easily...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 141–150.
Published: 01 August 2006
... PDF also led to the formation of Fur militia to offset the activities of the heavily armed Arabs who began to engage in hordelike assaults on non-Arab populations. By 1989, when the provincial government was able to negotiate a reconciliation agreement between the Arabs and the Fur, the conflict...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 91–99.
Published: 01 August 2010
... possibility open to every age, but by invoking it as a paradigm for the artwork, he suggests that art’s goal is an immanent reconciliation of sacred and secular perspectives. The boundary between sacred and secular is further blurred by Hei- degger’s account of artistic agency. He contrasts...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2007
... were engaged with the processes of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Then, like others, I watched the pro- ceedings of the commission from afar and with a concern that the tactic of reconciliation would trump strategies of justice and freedom. All these memories and ideas overtook my...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 229–233.
Published: 01 August 2002
...—and it was only a hot air balloon blown off course (when I embrace you there is a warm, very human reconciliation to trouble; its ema- nation—I would say—gives form to a presence that’s necessary for being saved through fear...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 2001
... greater scope to what a particular race or nation suffered, to associate that experience with the sufferings of others 18 But it is a difficult task, and Said’s memoir helps us to see how sensitive he is to the sometimes impossibly difficult reconciliations that have to be negoti- ated between close...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 February 2015
... reflection), so that there is no simu- lacrum of reconciliation in which any projected final totality recuperates all the conflicts, in the established name of a violently worldly power. Inso- far as this going back through the past to discover the life/work pattern of his existence is concerned...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 201–213.
Published: 01 February 2020
.... At the very end of the book, he writes, It s not as if a productive reconciliation of culture and the working class seems possible on any terms at all, if these novels are to be believed (148). Here a productive reconciliation between culture and the working class is clearly something to be desired...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2010
... exceedingly anodyne. Emerson is “the outstand- ing figure of American letters” not least because of the “pure hope” he expressed and the “synthesis of reconciliation” in which he floated.” One senses the editors floating in reconciliation as well. This is in volume 1, in which Emerson and...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2014
... generally more forgiv- ing. They looked to South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation process, carried out contemporaneously, for inspiration. Other countries adapted practices from both examples. Lustration has not been without its dangers: personal revenge has figured in some denunciations; documents...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 37–44.
Published: 01 August 2000
... wills, by indeterminate force. Some such reconciliation of the two great wings of Science must 44 boundary 2 / Fall 2000 come. It is inconceivable that the present dualism in classified knowledge can continue much longer. Mutual understanding must come under a work- ing hypothesis which will...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 May 2004
... expression of the desire for an end to suffering, for union, for reconciliation of subject and object. It expresses a desire for the form of reconciliation that Adorno has called ‘‘peace ‘‘Peace is the state of distinct- ness without domination, with the distinct participating in each other 20 The...