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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2016
...McKenzie Wark Eric Hobsbawm's historiography is rooted in his biography, which begins with the struggle against fascism in Vienna and Berlin, which he experienced in his youth. He remained loyal to a popular front view of historical action throughout his life and career. His books divide into two...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 167–178.
Published: 01 February 2010
... manner that largely remains unnoticed by most of his commentators. The assumption that his concept of speed is unidimensional, that he conceives no alternative to the contemporary technoscientific order, and that all forms of mass culture are denounced as equally complicit with late modern power are thus...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... Decades later, an urban development project unearthed the unremembered and perhaps unwanted remains of a legion of Imperial Japanese soldiers. This essay explores the collaboration between the photographer Higa Toyomitsu and the material remains of the dead as they come together in a creative effort...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 33–55.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Samuel Weber Militarization is effective generally through its ability to mobilize not just thinking but also feelings. But any investigation of militarization, whether focused on thinking or feeling, will remain abstract if it does not also consider the forms in which violence occurs...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 February 2011
... (due to class but also urban-rural and regional inequalities, among others) have assumed even greater sharpness. Despite important advances, in other words, serious problems remain—especially given continued claims to socialism. Uncertainty about the future remains as development has added new problems...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Chris Goto-Jones While there appears to be a gathering consensus about the need to be less ethnocentric and exclusive in the composition of academic fields in the contemporary university, there remains significant anxiety about how previously excluded voices might be included (and even whether...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
... been and remain a formidable rhetorical influence on Chinese critical discourse. In reading this aspiration as symptomatically expressed in diction and style, I refer to the effects of certitude in present-day Chinese critical discourse, and do so to highlight a striking feature of Chinese linguistic...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... with bodying forth a structure of feeling and a spatiotemporal imaginary first, and cathecting language name to the signified of language much afterward. Thus we can more usefully read Premsagar ’s Hindi as a site of language invention where radically different concepts of the vernacular remain in uneasy...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... Miki's binary of everydayness remains self-contradictory between the singularity of the quotidian and the universal of world temporality without collapsing to one or the other. Since this binary essentially characterizes his philosophical anthropology ( ningengaku ), his thought involves the redefinition...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Terrence McDonough An emerging consensus rates Ireland’s austerity strategy a success. Any consideration of the state of Ireland today must begin by calling this narrative into question. Many severe weaknesses remain. Most importantly, given the length and depth of the crisis, the country will need...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... literary and cultural life has generally remained eerily becalmed and consensual, even soporific; the sudden and sharp meltdown of the Celtic Tiger notwithstanding, many of the country’s leading writers have more or less ignored the crisis or have lined up with establishment- and corporate-friendly...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 125–149.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., or indeed even without the teleological end to America’s Cold War narrative, we should be wary of disaster remaining a dominant form of cultural representation. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 The Inverted Nuke in the Garden: Archival Emergence and Anti-­Eschatology in David Foster Wallace’s...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Manisha Basu This essay reads exemplary instances of the fictional work of Indian novelist R. K. Narayan (1906-2001) as expressions of critical anachronism in a world literary marketplace that, despite claiming diversity as a global, even transcendental, value, remains committed to both...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... but have remained under the radar of elite national cultures. They have also stayed in fairly isolated disciplinary brackets and thus badly need postcolonial studies’ sophisticated theorizing of ideology and identity and its commitment to historiography. At the end, I outline three sample possibilities...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 127–145.
Published: 01 November 2016
... defense of aesthetic distance directed against the current “regime of visual flow” and its comfortable assumptions about the artwork's necessary ideological bearing and belonging to the world. Remaining constant in his work through the years is not only a method of intensive close reading of visual images...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 45–59.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and China is unlike that of fraternity brothers or a gay marriage; it remains separated by the Strait (or straight sexuality and heterogeneity). No way (at least not yet) could we entertain the hope of building such an affective community, even though we do have quite a few literary texts constructing...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 13–40.
Published: 01 November 2018
... principle of his writing is one of attachment to finite life, which is all the more profound because it remains faithful to the ambivalence of any attachment. The task is to “own” that this is the only life we have—for better and for worse—rather than seeking to leave this life behind. Copyright © 2018...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 41–63.
Published: 01 November 2018
... by a nomos . The autos , munus , and nomos have been remade in and through these telesensing systems that simultaneously repeat, reify, and modify the politics of the self that remains a default mode for thinking geopolitics in the West in its global reach. This remaking works in ways that counterintuitively...
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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. boundary 2 47:1 (2020) DOI 10.1215/01903659-7999520 © 2020 by Duke University Press A Specter Is Haunting Poland: Art, Absence, and the European Union...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 227–262.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Fred Moten This is an excerpt from an interview of R.A. Judy conducted by Fred Moten in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, over the course of two days, May 26–27, 2017. The remaining sections appear at http://www.boundary2.org/moten-judy-interview/ . b2 Interview Of Human Flesh: An Interview with R.A. Judy...