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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Siobhán Kilfeather Duke University Press 2004 Terriﬁc Register: The Gothicization of Atrocity in Irish Romanticism Siobhán Kilfeather Where there is leisure for ﬁction, there is little grief. —Samuel Johnson, Lives of the...
boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Henry Sussman Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:1 / sheet 173 of 224 6808 boundar Between the Registers: The Allegory of Space in Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project...
boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2014
... establishment in modeling a national response to 9/11, and that might have worked against the reification of a unitary terror as the exclusive property of the enemy-other. English novels of the 1790s (Gothic novels) and the 1890s (Marsh, The Beetle ) offer a comparatively flexible language for registering the...
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 105–134.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Old Testament events lose none of their historical validity once they are interpreted as figures for New Testament events to come. Bolaño’s employment of this arcane hermeneutic device records the insistent geopolitical closure that has been registered across a variety of cultural realms under the...
boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 219–248.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Rosalind C. Morris The rhetorical virtuosity of “The Working Day” chapter in Marx's Das Kapital consists in its staging of two distinct registers of political vocality. On the one hand, the transparent subject of a future scene is given form as that voice which arises to confront capital in its own...
boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... context, Wang begins by addressing the convoluted archaic language that Lu Xun chose for his writing, demonstrating that this choice represented the writer's protest against the calcification that he saw as having come to characterize all registers of Chinese written expression—the ordinary classical used...
boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 71–125.
Published: 01 November 2016
... to painting, and to Cézanne's in particular. This article offers a fresh interpretation of the artist's efforts to register, by painting what he called his sensations, the potentialities and the limits of what it was to see the world's presentation of itself to perception. It takes as its starting...
boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 February 2009
... boundary 2 / Spring 2009 This as yet irresolvable problem of temporality and history is fore- grounded in many of the essays here. Was there a world sixties? Christopher Connery’s essay follows from that premise, but also registers that the claim of a world sixties is a political, and not...
boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 189–212.
Published: 01 August 2008
... his speech, Douglass enacts a triadic strategic shift in his language of criticism—from a political lan- guage germane to liberal democratic discourse to a theological language that sought to register the absolute bankruptcy of the political order to a language of revolution that...
boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 May 2012
... sphere 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...
boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 August 2010
... registers, medi- ated by the body and by physical processes. If “breathing passion”—that which we embody and which the story of the urn once did, both as human desire and as representation—is signified by the “burning forehead,” and if, by extension, to breathe is to burn, then might there be a...
boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 37–41.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., Iraq: The Borrowed Kettle, that of all the characterizations of the Lacanian register of the Real, he pre- fers the one which stresses that it is the incision of ‘‘a traumatic encounter’’ in ‘‘the subject’s psychic economy’’ that plays the decisive ‘‘structuring role’’ in that subject’s formation...
boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 February 2016
... inconsistency, each sense exhibits itself and its others. While conceding a certain exemplarity for the sense of touch, Nancy nonetheless insists that the senses are “together [in] touching them- selves while still distinguishing themselves”; “every perceptible mode or register exposes one of the aspects...
boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Romanizatsiia, in language debates of the period, in order to mark the break with the Romanovs and to register the establishment of a “secular” plurilingual social order separate from that of the Russian Future(s) of Criticism—I / Ertürk / Toward a Literary Communism 187 ing Turkic languages...
boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 May 2004
... meaning of nation and community. I shall argue that these poems enact, in a literary-historical register, the dilemmas and complexities of a ‘‘Muslim’’ selfhood in Indian modernity. The phrase pahli si mahabbat points to the problematic of love in the classical Urdu lyric, and the poem comments on the...
boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 119–151.
Published: 01 May 2020
... destabilizes any notion of human nature as unqualified being. What is registered as being in the human cannot be equated with the creature that bears the name, while at the same time nothing in this being is ultimately meaningful outside the ter- rain of what is human, which, as I argue throughout, is...
boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2007
... rather a refraction or recurrence in a different register of a historical mode of politics Badiou has named as “capital-parliamentarianism” and closely resembles what the prewar Japanese philosopher Tosaka Jun called “con- stitutional fascism.” Just as we are still in the epoch of...
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 23–35.
Published: 01 August 2015
... into a fixed representation of a now completed past. History, in this respect, was usually centered on large-scale events that occurred on the national or global stage, whereas the everyday, in a more diminished scale, occupied the temporal register of the now. This unity of space/time...
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 157–170.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... Lamarre / Japan Dossier / Living between Infrastructures 163 neither author nor spectator.”11 As Fisch shows, the labyrinth becomes a source of legible fluctuations, which register as signatures of nervous energy that fuel an infrastructural system of modulation. The Tokyo commuter network...
boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 181–195.
Published: 01 February 2000
... Zakaria’s book, which, in a different register, can be read as an extended footnote (or sup- plement) also to Waltz. He accepts in large part the latter’s framework, but instead of explaining the system and its effects, Zakaria...