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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 203–228.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Naomi Mandel Duke University Press 2001 Rethinking ‘‘After Auschwitz Against a Rhetoric of the Unspeakable in Holocaust Writing Naomi Mandel 1. Just What Part of ‘‘Auschwitz’’ Don’t We Understand? When Theodor Adorno...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 139–168.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Michael Cobb Duke University Press 2005 Cursing Time: Race and Religious Rhetoric in Light in August Michael Cobb Time, the spaces of light and dark, had long since lost their...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Rashmi Bhatnagar; Renu Dube; Reena Dube Duke University Press 2004 Meera’s Medieval Lyric Poetry in Postcolonial India: The Rhetorics of Women’s Writing in Dialect as a Secular Practice of Subaltern Coauthorship and Dissent Rashmi Bhatnagar, Renu Dube, and Reena Dube...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Gloria Davies What do we mean by “Chinese thought,” and how should we engage with it? This essay begins with the claim that sixiang , or “Chinese thought,” is best approached as both a mode of critical inquiry and a style of rhetorical persuasion. It argues that Lu Xun's reflections on baihua , the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 February 2010
... return of rhetoric and poetics and argues that, far from simply reflecting changes in academic fashion, this event signals a complete reorientation of the scholarly apparatus. The argument calls attention to the material and historical alignment of scholarship with the medium of literacy and suggests...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 67–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
... all along been (nothing but) (Hindu) tolerance. If tolerance is integral to the rhetoric of Hinduism, historically it has been equally integral to the rhetoric of secular nationalism. Both Hinduism and Hindutva are modern constructs, and although different in their interpretation of the attitude that...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 73–124.
Published: 01 May 2016
...James I. Porter The contemporary understanding of Longinus and the sublime, which has been dominant for centuries (since Boileau), is crucially flawed. It is Longino-centric, it is riddled with assumptions about rhetoric, philosophy, and nature, and it forcibly enrolls the sublime in a well-worn...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2014
... affective dynamics of fear and terror, and as such can serve as a measure of the purposive impoverishment of the currently prevailing rhetoric. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Toward a Theory of Terror David Simpson Theory, Not...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
... reflexively for facts. But Disinformation is not ideology. It is, rather, ideology’s mirror image, in the sense that while Disinformation appears as ideology’s double, it is the reverse of ideology: whereas ideology is a narrative that retains certain ties to reality, Disinformation is rhetoric utterly...
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boundary 2 (1 February 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...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 183–202.
Published: 01 August 2009
... special rhetoric tend to riff on a single poem or idiomatic stance, quick-take attempts at posing in a particular ironic position, one abandoned as quickly as assumed. Among contemporary poets whose own writing contemplates Stevens's overall position, however, a larger pattern does emerge—two Stevenses...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
... not to defend America from Schmittian accusations but to use the case of Kahn to isolate errors of methodology, recklessness of anti-Enlightenment rhetoric, and exploitation of theology that I hope the best aspects of postsecularism can avoid going forward. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of exemplarity in the People's Republic that reflect the continued importance of Confucian benevolence as a guiding concept. The essay highlights rhetorical similarities between official discourse and the discourse of dissidents to draw attention to a common historical presumption in both to speak on...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 17–57.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Andrew David King Andrew David King interviews Charles Bernstein on topics that include the composition of All the Whiskey in Heaven, L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E , the situatedness of poetry and poetics, Charles Altieri on the relation of poetry to rhetoric, poetry and identity poetics/politics, the Mandelstam...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 141–154.
Published: 01 November 2017
...David Simpson This essay argues that the recourse to terror as the defining term of the 9/11 experience is at odds with the rhetorical choices made by Edmund Burke in his writings on the French Revolution, as well as by various Cold War theorists in the 1950s. Burke regarded terror as an...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 149–172.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Fang-chih Irene Yang Chinese Drama, a new genre produced for the Chinese language market (with China as the center), while rhetorically legitimized through Taiwanese economic nationalism, has to negotiate the divisions between Chineseness and Taiwaneseness aesthetically, expressed through...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2018
... discourse that challenge the rhetoric of the twentieth-century academic revival of republicanism in the Anglophone world. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Republicanism Ireland hunger strike nakedness John Mitchel References Anderson Perry . 1992 . A Zone of Engagement...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2019) 46 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 February 2019
... touches on so many different parts of the digital world, from the metaphors and rhetoric that structure our thinking about computers to the specific functions of various technologies. In addition, Mirowski’s deep analysis of political economy is directly relevant to the study of the digital. This essay...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 231–232.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., 2011. Halberstam, Judith. The Queer Art of Failure. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011. Hames- García, Michael. Identity Complex: Making the Case for Multiplicity. Minne- apolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2011. Hesford, Wendy S. Spectacular Rhetorics: Human Rights Visions...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Callicles (and his critique of rhetoric as the politi- cal technique par excellence) leads Socrates to exit the public sphere and retreat into the private sphere to pursue ‘‘essentially private knowledge It is only in the Republic that philosophers and philosophy can speak to the people and in the...