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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 21–54.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Ronald AT. Judy Ronald AT. Judy 2007 Some Thoughts on Naguib Mahfouz in the Spirit of Secular Criticism Ronald AT. Judy Near the end of Qasr as-shawq (Palace of Desire), the second vol- ume in Naguib Mahfouz’s famous novel...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 153–191.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., by definition, to unfold it in the world. Determined to separate the false paradox (the “world” according to the One) from the true paradox (the cosmological abyss) within which it unfolds, humanity is thought to be destined to an inevitable state of war as if by nature. Secular criticism (in the manner...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Aamir R. Mufti Duke University Press 2004 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Critical Secularism: A Reintroduction for Perilous Times Aamir R. Mufti...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Willi Goetschel Duke University Press 2004 Heine’s Critical Secularism Willi Goetschel Heinrich Heine’s secularism is of a particular kind. Occupying a prominent, if not dominant, place in his writing, the secularist impulse...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 155–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Michael P. Steinberg Written at the height of the Greek/German economic standoff of July 2015, this review article finds in Stathis Gourgouris's Lessons in Secular Criticism a powerful critique of some of the legacies of Europe's attachment to Greece as well as a reactivation of some of its...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... for Heidegger himself, already related to his particular Auseinandersetzung , and gains with Spanos historical precision and potentiality. The essay therefore reviews the oeuvre of Spanos, paying attention to its latest developments, his polemical reading of Edward Said’s secular criticism and Hannah Arendt’s...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and intellectual interventions against exclusivist cultural nationalisms may be found in the idea of secular criticism deployed by Edward W. Said, which holds history and historicist thinking as crucial in developing a critical position that can contest essentialist thinking without resorting to the postsecular...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 245–262.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Bruce Robbins Early postcolonial critics were at worst ambivalent about secularism, and more likely either uninterested or, like Edward Said, extremely enthusiastic. What is the meaning of the recent turn against secularism by critics in and around the field Said did so much to establish...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 February 2013
...- cisely the unwillingness to confront secular criticism (the notion belongs to Edward Said) as an experimental and (self-)interrogative­ engagement with the social-historical,­ or, even more, as a poiētic encounter with the social-­imaginary of our times. Instead, we confound secular criticism...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 February 2013
... and the Islamist positions share this ground of authenticity. In response to this seemingly constitutive impasse of postcolonial societies, a range of thinkers and writers, among whom I include Edward Said, have argued for a jettisoning of this ground altogether. “Secular criticism,” as Said elaborates...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... The essay argues that Spanos is one of those rare critics who have found a way to align the generosity of ontological thinking with the polemical intensity of political critique. Moving subtly between a poststructuralist epistemological critique of humanism and a robust political-secular advocacy...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 55–79.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., though on this occasion this will be broached only tangentially.) The central figure in this essay is what Edward Said has called ‘‘secular criticism a notion I take to be indica- tive of an intransigent intellectual position that seeks to critique and trans- form existing conditions—and this holds...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2004
... in Said’s oeuvre, as a figure of secular criticism in exile, a defender of literary worldliness in an era of cultural standardization, and an explicator of Dante who drew Christian ontology into concert with the representation of earthly realism. Drawing on Said’s preface to a new edition of Auerbach’s...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 189–212.
Published: 01 August 2008
... in and deepening of the idea of the theologi- cal in contradistinction to critical secular theoretical discourses. It is thought that such a move will demonstrate the “falsity” of the secular and its theo- retical legacies, and properly attune thought (understood as theology) to its proper object...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 267–268.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., which were broadcast by Australian National Radio and are expected to be pub- lished in book form as Lessons in Secular Criticism in the Lectures publication series (Fordham University Press, 2013). He is currently completing two additional works of secular criticism, The Perils of the One...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 201–208.
Published: 01 May 2012
... at all. From that point on, the fatuousness of the professionaliza- tion of theory and a war against its jargons became an important part of his critical repertoire, and I think an important element in the development of his work in secularism and his alignment of secularism with democratic...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 129–151.
Published: 01 May 2022
... by Strachey James . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Gourgouris Stathis . 2003 . Does Literature Think? Literature as Theory for an Antimythical Era . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Gourgouris Stathis . 2013a . Lessons in Secular Criticism . New York...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 31–62.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., inspired Said’s ideal of the secular intellectual. © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Jonathan Swift Edward Said criticism John Traugott profession References Althusser Louis . (1968) 2006 . For Marx . Translated by Brewster Ben . London : Verso . Arnold Matthew...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 55–76.
Published: 01 February 2013
... to speak with more critical authority than anyone who does not. The significance of this rejection of critique is laid out with great clarity in the contributions of Mahmood and Asad to the joint volume (with Wendy Brown and Judith Butler) Is Critique Secular? Blasphemy, Injury, and Free...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 165–215.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Louis Gates Jr., “Critical Remarks,” in Anatomy of Racism, 327. Merod / Louis Armstrong’s Radical Light 199 cites between a preordained, diminished secular place and his soulful con- firmation of Hughes’s liberating imagery—that he is a “master” patronized to embrace...