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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 159–219.
Published: 01 August 2016
... generations of Soviet pedagogues and critics would cite: “In our country, to educate means to revolutionize.”105 Surprisingly, though, Gorky’s themes did not mention the Bolshevik revolu- tion at all; most of them were about labor, nature, or science. The absence of the revolution in the project...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 93–106.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Han Shaogong © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 This article was written as a preface to Chen Yi'nan's book Qingchun wuhen—yige gongren de shinian wenge [Traceless youth—A worker's ten years in the Cultural Revolution], which is published by the Hong Kong Chinese University Press...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and unemployable to the bottom of the social and economic pyramid, and perpetual warfare on national and global fronts. Antonio Gramsci's analysis of “passive revolution” seems cogent for this moment, particularly for the ways media and other cultural forms play a significant role in mobilizing or disorganizing...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mouldi Guessoumi Humanity has always needed a grammar to trace the specific substance of its factual history, from the advent of communicative language up to and including modern revolutionary events. Moreover, all revolutions throughout history have gone through the same stages to arrive finally...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 43–54.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mounir Saidani We cannot yet know what the outcome will be of the Tunisian Revolution. Its beginning, on December 17, 2010, with Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation, gave birth to a genuine process of jumps, jerks, pauses, stops, starts, restarts, and waves of highs and lows. The resulting dialectic...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Abdeljelil Temimi When the Tunisian Revolution began, the Temimi Foundation found itself in a new position of cultural responsibility, and this compelled us to invite the main part of the national leadership, the youth of the revolution, as well as leading figures from the diverse currents...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Abdeljelil Temimi In the interest of defending the Revolution of Dignity and Democracy, the Temimi Foundation organized a series of symposia on the revolution, producing a full audio-video record of the dialogue and discussions of dozens of the revolution’s leading activists, which have been...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
... observation in Tunisia and Egypt, personal recordings, interviews, the media, and Internet sites in an attempt to provide a more complex story of culture during and before the wave of revolts, particularly in Tunisia. © 2012 by Mohamed-Salah Omri 2012 A Revolution of Dignity and Poetry...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 91–110.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Kevin Whelan This essay considers the 1916 Rising in Ireland as the political culmination of a longer social and cultural revolution that should be set within wider international, imperial, and military contexts. The year 1916 as a political moment stalled rather than furthered the social...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Russ Castronovo How was public opinion forged in the Atlantic world during the age of the American, French, and Haitian Revolutions? This essay takes up this question by looking at the vexed role of propaganda in manufacturing democratic consent. In particular, it examines a counterfeit set...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 119–145.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of “mutual understanding” and wrote instead of revolution, adapting the ghazal tradition to include horrifying details of state-sponsored violence. How do we assess such efforts today in translation as the violence cycles on? Historically translations have been judged solely by their faithfulness to a prior...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 95–125.
Published: 01 May 2017
...S. D. Chrostowska This essay deals with the problem of filmically representing political revolutions. In working out what film can do with and for revolution, it argues that the representation of revolution is not as powerful or mobilizing as the reflection of revolutionary practices and ideas...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 213–237.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., Unprincipled, and Contingent: Bernard Stiegler’s Project of Revolution and Redemption Claire Colebrook One of the enabling forces of Bernard Stiegler’s work lies in a curi- ous problem of range. He is at once focused on the inscriptive...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 19–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Arif Dirlik Now that revolution is, on the one hand, associated with the failure of the twentieth-century socialist revolutions and, on the other hand, embraced as a marketing slogan by the “dynamic” sectors of capitalism, what is the efficacy of revolution? What form of Marxism is most adequate...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 93–120.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of the Chinese Revolution rarely fails to confound and disappoint, there is clarity and hope to be found in this legacy. The thinkers whose work is discussed here took it upon themselves to rethink China’s past and future place in the world. The revolutionary spirit that they nurtured comes down to us...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (4): 33–65.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Sunil Agnani Abstract Hannah Arendt's work On Revolution brings into contact two temporalities: the decade of its composition (the 1960s), alongside its understanding of revolution in conjunction with “Enlightenment.” A reader of Edmund Burke who turns to this work will be startled at the degree...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Roberto Fernández Retamar This essay on Cuba's national poet, José Martí, written originally in the early 1960s for a non-Cuban audience in the wake of the victory of the Cuban Revolution, acquires a new context with the neo-imperialism of the Bush regime and the recent resurgence of the Latin...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (3): 87–113.
Published: 01 August 2021
...: the political moment and the theoretical moment; the first is the time of the revolution, while the second is devoted to the study and theorization of this revolution. I argue that the radical effects of the event can be registered in the second moment. In the theoretical moment, there is a crisis...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 183–210.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Christopher Connery The essay considers the sixties as a global irruption of political and cultural revolution, of world-making of various kinds: decolonization, new subjectivities, new forms of daily life and politics, and new scenes of the political. It holds the sixties to be a global phenomenon...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., the implications of the political unfolding of the Arab Spring in Egypt. With a consensus that the Egyptian revolution is not a color revolution, Samir Amin examines the components and strategies of the movement that brought down the Mubarak regime, the formation of Popular Committees and the National Council...