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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 159–162.
Published: 01 August 2002
... Claude Lévi-Strauss would later turn into the vast introduction to Tristes Tropiques. Sad tropics in stories about the poor world, silent tropics, drunk with sun or fog...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 225–227.
Published: 01 August 2002
... sang of treachery and desire with her sad almond and melon voice. Many writers in trouble remember him. They remember him apolo- gizing for bringing them a small gift, something for the day or the week, something...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 31–42.
Published: 01 August 2002
... were those years that made the stones talk that gave us wings that gave us memory 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 37 of 265 How, then, am I not going to feel sad that no one takes...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 239–241.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., 2007. West, James L. W., III, ed. All the Sad Young Men. Cambridge Edition of the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Wickman, Matthew. The Ruins of Experience: Scotland’s “Romantick” Highlands and the Birth of the Modern Witness...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 159–163.
Published: 01 August 2017
... hermeneutics as it resists interpretation in favor of some- thing less sure, something more unstable. I’m jumping on top of a police car on fire. I’m ecstatic. My hearts burns with ecstasy in my sadness. The room, once white and filled with only the prospect of making (a discom- fort only the makers...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 February 2013
... one that traverses or reverses all ends. Such a tragic condition entails an irredeemable sadness (we speak of Achilles’s wrath in the Iliad, but it’s his sadness that is sublime), a sadness whose presence persists beneath the greatest and most genuine happiness, even before the moment of real...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2010
... like a pragmatist, “Change your hair, change your life” (12). “Long, sad history of L.A. land use, as Aunt Reet [the realtor] never tired of pointing out. Mexican families bounced out of Chavez Ravine to build Dodgers Stadium, American Indians swept out of Bunker Hill for the Music...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 229–245.
Published: 01 February 2006
... this writing as black blocks. But this, then, would be indistinguishable from the ‘‘censored from the ‘‘erased 236 boundary 2 / Spring 2006 15. No poem can be conceived for such ‘‘profound sadness’’ for such ‘‘moral loneliness Dread in the rib cage air sucked out of the body the visceral...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 217–223.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... Federman, Raymond. Aunt Rachel’s Fur: Novel Improvised in Sad Laughter. Transacted from the French by Federman and Patricia Privat-Standley. Normal/ Tallahassee, Fla.: FC2, 2001. Ferrall, Charles. Modernist Writing and Reactionary Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Fynsk...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 229–233.
Published: 01 August 2002
... looking for you (. . . when I was a little girl, I used to scribble in my books, we all did. when someone would say the words that I made up, I would be perplexed, and at the same time, sad. because everything was known...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 May 2004
... / I should be feeling so sad 5 What seems irretrievably lost and unfathomable to the rational subject is retrieved—through the poem’s act of remembrance—through the figure of loss. As the poem recalls the fatally bewitching powers of Lorelei, it expresses a mourning that laments, beyond the...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 2018
... number of sad/sadness mentions), the sentiment can feel mis- aligned with the novel’s events. Barry delights in the idea of characters who are happy despite their circumstances; as he mentions in interviews (Car- gill 2011), his model for Lilly was “a woman in an American print dress, in the summer...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 199–212.
Published: 01 February 2003
... loneliness he conveys in this echoey performance an expression of the sadness he must have felt having to go it alone without Sam? The song is deeply mournful and exposes such grief at being bereft, I think his sadness about leaving...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 223–237.
Published: 01 February 2005
... philosopher to take Darwin’s discoveries as seriously as those of Newton or Einstein: ‘‘The prob- lem of Whitehead was to avoid wheeling metaphysics in to make it play the sad role of rendering thinkable what the bifurcation of nature has rendered unintelligible: a nature without sound or odor that a mind...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 129–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
... sweetness of home is made possible through feelings of sadness and displacement, and the plenitude of home is made imaginable through feelings of lack and loss. This intertwining of love and sorrow is vividly presented via food metaphors in ‘‘Eating Alone a short poem about the poet’s longing for...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 149–157.
Published: 01 August 2002
... those of us who lived on the island was extremely precarious, and on top of the dire economic necessities that besieged us daily there was the sad- ness of seeing family and friends opt for the difficult path of emigration. Not...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 69–77.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of Truth would then become a function of the connection between scriptural lan- guage and human language: what human thought can apprehend through human language is but a partial and metaphorical apprehension of what is revealed by scriptural language. The sad truth is that many...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 62–72.
Published: 01 November 2015
... breathing beige bodies they needed to smuggle out and trade for vitamins and minerals So they left me here and I was sad because I thought they died But I know now that they did not die I know now that they merely abandoned me I know this because when I was arrested for trying to flee the...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 104–110.
Published: 01 November 2015
... peeked through Capri pants would never cease to embarrass me, nor my bad gums and chipped teeth. Even when, visually, to add to the sad equation, I had long gangly legs topped with a thick, dense waist with developed hips that did their best to betray my petite frame. Sure, I would have looked...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2004
... its appearance in Said’s work. With his sudden passing on Sep- tember 25, 2003, long feared by those close to him and yet somehow unex- pected, this element in the work presented here acquires an aura of incon- solable sadness. What was it that came to us in the form of this person and his work...