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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...
boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Ellen McLarney Mechanization of human life is the main subject of the oil novel, a genre that charts the explosion of industrial production in the remote regions of the earth. One of the products of this process is a nostalgic vision of nature, imagined as an untouched, utopian paradise. Agrarian...
boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 February 2013
... belief. What enables the whole framework to stand together is a tragic view of the universe, which privileges the immanent sense of wonder over the transcendental sense of miracle. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Stathis Gourgouris I’m not...
boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Eric Savoy According to Derrida, there is something perverse about the archive. Usually understood in a positive sense as the site of cultural transmission, and as the temporal pivot between historical traces and the intellectual work to come in an ideal futurity, the archive contains an auto...
boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 87–109.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... An implication of Benjamin’s presentation of Kafka is that all study should be Kafkan. This essay will endeavor to indicate what might be entailed by study that is Kafkan in Benjamin’s sense. Themes to be addressed are the following: the justice of aligning study with nothing, the physicality...
boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
... articulated the revolution, as well as a sense of the arch of those trends. What appears in this dossier are the fruits of that effort. Each of the pieces here is informed by an intense contest currently going on in the immediate post-insurrection phase between the traditional old-guard bourgeois elites and...
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... they, too, are becoming increasingly bound to precariousness under neoliberalism. These new models will have a stronger sense of cultural and aesthetic autonomy than the older leftist models that have dominated the humanities since the 1960s. The essay makes this argument in three stages: first by...
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... security society in general. In recent years, Spanos has emphasized the importance of Giorgio Agamben’s meditations on the “state of exception,” particularly in relation to the suspension of the political (in Jacques Rancière’s sense of the term) after 9/11. Emphasizing Agamben’s Heideggerian lineage has...
boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 125–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
...John A. McClure In “`Do You Believe in Magic?' Literary Thinking After the New Left,” Sean McCann and Michael Szalay argue that postmodern American novelists, by celebrating “the spontaneous, the symbolic, and ultimately the magical” undermine the good sense of progressive thought and contribute to...
boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... forceful or socially engaged sense in the twenty-first century. “Horseman, Pass By The Neoliberal World System and the Crisis in Irish Literature Joe Cleary 1. From Boom to Bust: The Capitalist Crisis in Irish Literature Can...
boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 139–176.
Published: 01 February 2021
... advocated for in order to stave off the decline of the British Empire and to shore up a permanent Anglo-American supremacy against all threats. Still, as the English language becomes “global,” English departments today founder for a variety of reasons and convey a persistent sense of crisis. Has the time...
boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 43–44.
Published: 01 May 2014
... feel that it occurred in another time, in a remote and bygone era. If I were to suggest today to my community college students, entering freshmen with open minds and great curiosity and imagination, that during their lifetime a nation had instigated a system of governed racial segregation, this...
boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2016
... and Jairo Moreno wonder about the political forms emerging when sound and music are entrusted to do something for some- one—for which they propose the term fiduciary—and in particular the func- tion of aesthesis in believing that one senses and that what one senses is true. Bill Dietz and Gavin...
boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 23–31.
Published: 01 August 2007
... recent historiography, including the body of work listed in Ogilvie’s bibliog- raphy, has been to show the extreme rapidity of the scientific expansions. The image of the hunter is not altogether fanciful, for all hunting requires acute powers of observation, deploying all the senses...
boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 157–179.
Published: 01 May 2002
... completely seals off all the senses but the visual, allowing a delimited but kinetic window on the world that appears simultaneous to the moment of perception. The interest and desire to understand how the eye perceives movement, which so enthralled early modern experimenters, led to the development of...
boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 213–221.
Published: 01 August 2008
... noticing it. 2 But what does Stimmung mean, exactly? The first translation offered by the dictionaries is “mood,” in the double sense of, firstly, a feeling so interior and subjective that it cannot be conveyed by concepts, but also, and secondly, in the more objective sense of a...
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 37–54.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the absence of a radical opposition, after all the suffering. Though these straightforward, honest, and even naive questions appear to be addressing different issues, I have been trying to answer them together tacitly in a number of writings.1 For I sense they are intercon- 1. Some of these...
boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 251–262.
Published: 01 August 2008
... hands one was born with even more remote, the feet worn to discordant abilities, face fainter. I love, loved you, Esmeralda, darling Bill. I liked the ambience of others, the clotted crowds. Inside it was empty, at best a fountain in winter, a sense of...
boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 33–55.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., is to hold “Black Lives Matter” responsible for the killing, as though there had not been a scandal- ous series of unpunished killing by police against which this movement was protesting (aggressively, but not in a lethal manner). The shooter in Dallas was in turn killed by a remotely...
boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 2001
... book is cited parenthetically by page number only. 1. ‘‘Between Worlds: Edward Said Makes Sense of His Life London Review of Books, 7 May 1998, 3. boundary 2 28:1, 2001. Copyright © 2001 by Duke University Press. 2 boundary 2 / Spring 2001 tire sense of self during my formative years was...