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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Leah Feldman This article seeks to dislocate Orientalism from its Anglo-French origin by investigating the problem of its theorization in the context of the Russian Empire. I frame Russian Orientalism through the representation of the Caucasus in the Russian imagination as a border space between...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 203–221.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Olga V. Solovieva This essay discusses Svetlana Alexievich’s book Voices from Chernobyl as a complicated figuration of the Russian and Soviet literary traditions. A comparison is drawn with the Japanese documentary Little Voices from Fukushima (2015) by the antinuclear activist Hitomi Kamanaka. The...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Anita Starosta Ukrainian poet, novelist, essayist, translator, and “patriarch of Bu-Ba-Bu” Yuri Andrukhovych shares his perspectives on contemporary European, Russian, and Ukrainian cultures and politics, and on the current situation of writers working in minor languages in this part of the world...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Miglena Nikolchina This essay addresses the mostly long-distance friendship between French philosopher Louis Althusser and Russian Georgian philosopher Merab Mamardashvili as a vantage point for exploring the question why, by the end of the 1960s, critical and projective thinking in the West (as...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Eric Cheyfitz This essay analyzes the current historical moment in the United States, where, it argues, ideology has been displaced in the public sphere by what the essay defines as Disinformation . The term itself is Russian in origin, coined in 1949. While the essay retains disinformation ’s...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 133–157.
Published: 01 August 2016
... other languages. Only a few internees had a Moscow experience and read or quoted Lenin in Russian. This essay presents the camps as a moment of radical translation. It was the crucial presumption of this translation that there could be nobody but Lenin for the people in the camps—or perhaps, to put it a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
... language and art of Russian orientalism as it generated a vision of Soviet modernity in the former imperial territories. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Muslim communism Russian orientalism Soviet propaganda translating communism postcolonial Red Jihad: Translating Communism in the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2007
... another. —René Descartes Is there such a thing as Russian philosophy? Probably, though for the most part it is neither Russian nor philosophy, if we take the latter to mean a set of technical operations for discerning rational truth. Indeed, an evening with its intelligentsia is...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Peoples of the East, convened in the Azerbaijani city of Baku, Sep- tember 1–8, 1920. At this first mass meeting of representatives of West- ern European, US, and Russian Communist Parties with Communist and nonparty delegates from Azerbaijan to India and China, members of the Communist...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 153–170.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe (New York: Crown, 2013). boundary 2 41:1 (2014) DOI 10.1215/01903659-2409712 © 2014 by Duke University Press 154 boundary 2 / Spring 2014 and outside of the country, Russian experts use this term routinely. But is it true that Russia’s multiple problems are determined by...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 199–208.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Director David Cronenberg’s most recent film, Eastern Promises (2007), transpires amidst the sound and fury of clashing cultures in today’s London. The film begins by introducing three bloodied bodies in succes- sion: Soyka, a captain in the Russian organized crime syndicate vory v...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 February 2009
... California, Santa Cruz, where he lectures on Russian literature and culture. He pub- lishes regularly on Russian cultural history and on the life and work of Tolstoy. Nina Power is a lecturer in philosophy at Roehampton University in London. She is the author of several articles on Feuerbach...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
... journal was the second-­most influen- tial journal of ideas during the 1920s. Qu took the position that China’s writ- ten language, the Han graphemes or logographs, or hanzi obscured what social science logos clarified with scientific precision. Even before encountering August Bebel or Russian...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 159–219.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Helena Goscilo, without whom this text would look quite different. I am indebted to Thomas F. Keenan, Ilona Kiss, Mikhail Karasik, and Anna Loginova for their help with obtaining visual materials, and I am thankful to the follow- ing institutions for their permission to use images: the Russian...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 2009
... many tasks it faced was how to synchronize and how to standardize the 519 different railroads that had been built under the differing regimes of Russian, Austro- Hungarian, and Prussian partitions. The unification of the railroad system, which required the adoption of a single gauge standard...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 243–246.
Published: 01 February 2007
... and director of Pitt’s cultural studies program. Her publica- tions include Soviet Hieroglyphics (1995), Endquote (2000, with Marina Balina and Evgenii Dobrenko), and a current manuscript on contemporary Russian cinema. Her work, alone and with Vladimir Padunov, has appeared in The...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Conservative Place. He is currently completing a book titled After Allegory. Leah Feldman is a PhD candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at UCLA. Her dissertation focuses on literature of Russia and the Russian empire, par- boundary 2 39 2 (2012) DOI 10.1215/01903659-1597961 © 2012 by...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 157–159.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Short Stories. Trans. Kathleen Cook, Joanne Turnbull, and Jean MacKenzie. Moscow: Glas New Russian Writing, 2004. Distributed by Northwestern University Press. Geng, Song. The Fragile Scholar: Power and Masculinity in Chinese Culture. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2004. Ginsburg, Michal...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2016
... special issue, we use a simplified form of the Library of Congress sys- tem for transliteration of Russian names and phrases, except where proper names may be better known to readers in other variants (for example, Maksim Gorky, Georgy Ple- khanov, etc All translations from the Turkish are our own...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 August 2016
.... Her current book project, “On the Threshold of Eurasia: Orientalism and Revolutionary Aesthetics in the Caucasus, 1905–1929,” exposes the ways in which the idea of revolution informed the interplay between ori- entalist and anticolonial discourses in Russian and Azeri poetry, prose, and visual...