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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 79–89.
Published: 01 August 2010
... affects the future of the philological imagination. In Critical Humanism Is Zarathustra No Longer a Scholar? The Future of Philology Marie-Rose Logan As George Huppert notes in The Idea of Perfect...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 February 2010
... that challenges to the literate apparatus from new media are also challenges to the scholarly apparatus and its inbuilt antipathy for rhetoric and poetics. In what amounts to a reversal of the inaugural gesture of the very first academy, scholars are rediscovering the value of rhetorical and poetic...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Rashmi Dube Bhatnagar What exactly was invented when the language department of Bhakka was formally instituted at Fort William College in 1801 and Lallu Jee Lal was selected as the first Braj Bhakka scholar? Hindi polemicists celebrate Pundit Lallu Jee Lal’s invention of a Hindi purified of Yavani...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2013
... as a particularly compelling site to explore the sociological underpinnings of art. It is in this movement that many of our ideas of the “autonomy of art” and the “genius” of the artist emerged, and scholars such as Lawrence Rainey have produced excellent, archive-driven accounts of the institutions...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 133–187.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Translation Bureau of the Communist Party of China, who has written extensively on questions of economics and philosophy. The dialogue was initiated at the invitation of Professor Li when Professor Arif Dirlik of the Chinese University of Hong Kong was a visiting scholar with the Contemporary Marxism...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 189–206.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Eric O. Clarke Widespread critical efforts to understand modernity rely upon the term lifestyle . Studying this use shows both scholars' ambiguous moral relation to the modern and, as important, their uneasy relation to morals and morality and a deep uncertainty about their nature. Historically...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 99–128.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Tom Eyers If scholars of Wordsworth have differed considerably in their interpretation of the poet's invocations of nature and subjectivity, there has been broad agreement that it is these and allied themes that determine the poetry's importance. In contrast, this essay identifies a deep seam of...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 165–195.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jed Rasula This essay considers the disappearance from the historical record of hundreds of American poets who published regularly in the first half of the twentieth century. Since a pedagogically oriented canon emerged in 1950, scholars have assumed that a small number of established figures were...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., scholars often do not ask whether this multifaceted student activism had any effect on his later thought and writing. This dossier proposes to investigate the early writings on youth and educational reform and their discernible afterlife in the better known historical-materialist phase of Benjamin’s career...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 71–98.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Susan Buck-Morss This essay criticizes Ahmet Davutoğlu’s proposal that Islamic civilization complete the “unfinished project of modernity” (Jürgen Habermas), by challenging the concept of civilization itself. As scholars in multiple disciplines have demonstrated, civilizations are hybrid...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Kam Louie In the last century, scholars and politicians in China have attempted both in theory and in practice to advocate and carry out radically different social policies and political reforms, often in the name of Confucius. With China's rise and her increasing international power and status in...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 39–62.
Published: 01 May 2011
... qualifies this by stressing the limited number of persons with unmitigatedly sincere intention. He ultimately takes China's scholar-gentry to task for having a far greater degree of moral culpability in the present situation than they are willing to admit, rather than blaming it all on the corruption of the...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 213–239.
Published: 01 May 2017
... community of scholars collectively capable of recounting the whole of poetry's history as an art form. Particular attention is paid to The Princeton Encyclopedia 's coverage of poetry by North American indigenous writers. Book Reviewed: Greene Roland , Cushman Stephen , Cavanagh Clare...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 5–22.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Harry Harootunian The essay attempts to present and thus see the literary scholar, activist, and thinker Masao Miyoshi as we constantly saw him crossing the boundaries between the United States and Japan and eventually enlarging his vision to include the world at large. But the act of seeing...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 115–143.
Published: 01 February 2020
... and Chantal Akerman, as well as by scholars of the Holocaust and post-Soviet Eastern Europe. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 documentary archives architecture cinema Holocaust memory References Abish Walter . 1979 . How German Is It/Wie Deutsch Ist Es . New...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 5–17.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Jonathan Arac Joseph Frank (1918–2013) achieved fame as a literary scholar first with his three-part essay “Spatial Form in Modern Literature” (1945) and then with his five-volume critical biography Dostoevsky (1976–2002). This essay traces his career, emphasizing its divergence from the practices...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 21–59.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Uwe Schütte This essay argues that any critical engagement with the literary writings of W. G. Sebald requires a thorough understanding of both contemporary German cultural history as well as his largely untranslated critical corpus. I further contend that scholars who lack proficiency in German...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Anthony Bogues The October 16, 1968, riot, popularly known as the “Rodney Affair,” was a watershed moment in Caribbean political history. The riot was triggered by the Jamaican government's banning of the revolutionary scholar Walter Rodney. This essay discusses the 1968 riot and the political...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 1–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
... scholars but from those interested in issues of Enlightenment and national culture, literature and late capitalism, and in the nature of critical intervention in the modern humanities more generally. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Dark Fields of the Republic: Seamus Deane’s Sundered Provinces...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 69–77.
Published: 01 August 2010
...M. A. R. Habib One of the central concerns of Islamic scholars today is the need to engage in a rereading of the various “texts” that form the core of Islamic doctrine and practice: the Qur'an; the Sunna, or example of the prophet Muhammad; the hadith , or sayings of the prophet; the tradition of...