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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 161–176.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Allen Chun This is a review essay of James Clifford’s recent book, Returns: Becoming Indigenous in the Twenty-First Century , viewed in the context of his entire trilogy. The thematic transition from roots and routes to returns is the evolution of an approach to cultural relocations and indigenous...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
... engagement with Byzantine iconoclasm and argues that by appropriating elements of Byzantine Aristotelian theology in order to undergird a postsecularist argument, the modern critic dehistoricizes ideas that were firmly rooted in East Roman social, political, and cultural contexts in a manner that ultimately...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 39–62.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., and superstition as the root of China's backwardness, are merely attempting to foist the blame they ought rightly take themselves onto someone else's shoulders. He further excoriates the simplistic popular trends toward nationalism as bestial jingoism and chauvinism. He ends by exhorting the Chinese...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... for most writing as well as the vernacular—by the end of the nineteenth century. While the turn to the vernacular has generally been seen as the sine qua non of the expansion of popular knowledge in modern China, Wang Hui finds Lu Xun arguing that any abandonment of deeply rooted indigenous linguistic...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
... revolts, uprisings, and insurrections, are being born, not only in the contemporary Arab and Muslim world but also anywhere else in the world today. The answer is not to be found in the geography of Tunisia. The roots must be sought in the history, the culture, and the deep psychology of individuals as...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
...-sufficiency, political autonomy, and a long memory appropriate to these two nations with deep historical roots. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 The Movement in Egypt: A Dialogue with Samir Amin Wang Hui, Wen Tiejun, and Lau Kin Chi Setting The World...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 207–229.
Published: 01 February 2012
... from (full) access to citizenship need to be rooted in human nature, which is supposed to consist therefore of hierarchized “characters.” As a consequence, differences become also principles of exclusion: this is more violent symbolically (or even practically) but much less stable and “legitimate” than...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 179–201.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Arne DeBoever This review essay critically assesses Peter Sloterdijk’s book Rage and Time (2006), starting from his more recent book on the welfare state, Die nehmende Hand und die gebende Seite (2010). Both of these texts are part of a by now extensive body of work—rooted in the thought of...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 73–97.
Published: 01 August 2017
... rooted in place can nonetheless begin to map much larger systems. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 georgic William Cowper epic poetry geocriticism References Barlow Joel . 1970 . The Works of Joel Barlow in Two Volumes . Gainesville, FL : Scholars' Facsimiles and Reprints...
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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): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Galileo's trial and Darwin's theory. In the last few years, however, within the higher circles of the Vatican, a less open-minded stance with regard to both the natural and the social sciences seems to have gained strength again. In this article, the roots, nature, and implications of this less-tolerant...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 February 2017
... etymologically at the root of the word amateur —that is required for art-work. For Stiegler, Marcel Duchamp is an exemplar of this work precisely because of his libidinal discourse with art, most evident in the readymades, referred to by Stiegler as “not a burning scandal but something like a mute surprise...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Daniel Ross Bernard Stiegler's account of aesthetics is rooted in André Leroi-Gourhan's concept of exteriorization, Gilbert Simondon's concept of individuation, and Edmund Husserl's concepts of retention and protention. Cinema takes up a singular place in this account, both in terms of its...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 173–199.
Published: 01 February 2020
... inherited but changing communal network. The essay argues that in Li’s gazetteer-style account, the geographically rooted multifariousness of human feelings and actions escalates into an ending that belies the claims of a bourgeois national revolution. Its narrative heralded a modern Chinese historical...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 199–216.
Published: 01 May 2010
... has been frustrated by the apparent inability of liberalism to take root despite rapid capitalist economic development in East Asia. This is partly because the countries in East Asia are newly minted nations that emerged after the end of the Second World War and were immediately plunged into the cold...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 63–65.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the unexplored world of the vernacular? Lu Xun’s commitment to a historically rooted lan- guage signals his difference from advocates of the vernacular: while he sees language as an avenue of creative thinking in itself, those arguing for the vernacular regarded language merely as a...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 73–76.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., depression, and family dysfunction) plaguing much of the diasporic Korean community here in the United States, of which I am a member, have their roots in the multigenerational fallout of nation building and foreign interventionism into the Korean peninsula. These pieces also allude to a failed love...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 118–120.
Published: 01 November 2015
... getting soft a ghost has seized the woman’s animal double. a lumbering capybara wedged in between limp roots overturned. as indigenized iphones disinte- grate before the viscosity of this ghost, its fume and coalescence, its waft of manure. ghosts aren’t supposed to smell, i say to pinto, the...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 47–60.
Published: 01 August 2007
... argument in the final chapter of The Ethics of Identity (2005), entitled “Rooted Cosmo- politanism.” And now he has made it again in Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers. Why this compulsion to repeat? It’s not because Appiah’s vision of cosmopolitanism has had no takers. On the...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
... oasis in the Arabian Peninsula and suggestions of the mythical Najd of classical Arabic poetry. The authors bury the seeds of these cultural ori- gins, scattered elements of tradition and the past, within the modern tech- nology of the novel. As they dig down into their roots, Kanafani and Munif...