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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 43–54.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mounir Saidani We cannot yet know what the outcome will be of the Tunisian Revolution. Its beginning, on December 17, 2010, with Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation, gave birth to a genuine process of jumps, jerks, pauses, stops, starts, restarts, and waves of highs and lows. The resulting dialectic...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 153–179.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Press 2019 Sinocentrism freedom sovereignty self-immolation Tibet References Anand Dibyesh . 2006 . “ The Tibet Question and the West: Issues of Sovereignty, Identity and Representation .” In Contemporary Tibet: Politics, Development, and Society in a Disputed Region , edited...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 February 2012
... eventually died from this act of self- immolation, and since then, four more suicides have occurred, using different means—for instance, twenty- three- year- old Hidouri Alaa, an unemployed college graduate, climbed an electric power pylon, killing himself by clinging to the high- voltage cables...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of the town hall, which was a prominent symbol of state power and social exclusion, Mohamed Bouazizi entered into the history and memory of his city, region, country, and the world. With his act of self-immolation by fire, this brave man became a celebrated martyr who posthumously continues to garner...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
... not plan or have a prepared structure in advance. Thus emerged the Tunisian Revolution, a process, with no political leadership or ideological framework, even without a clearly defined social force. From a spark in the real as well as figurative senses—the self- immolation of the young Mohamed...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 August 2010
... on annihilation by fire, it offers a speculative connection between the hazards of circumstance (or accidents external to the archive) and a proto-gothic pulsion toward auto-immolation within the archive proper. The essay concludes with a lengthy reading of Henry James's The Aspern Papers and the vicissitudes...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 157–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
...-­approach. 43. For a list of selfimmolated Tibetans, see International Campaign for Tibet, accessed November 4, 2016, www.savetibet.org/resources/fact-­sheets/selfimmolations-­by-­tibet ans/. Yen / Frontier Anthropology 181 their backs on China...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 201–225.
Published: 01 May 2005
...’’ and ‘‘self- immolation’’ (GI, 17). In his post-swadeshi liberal internationalist incarnation, Tagore would rethink this fantastic misrecognition of Japan’s imperial war machine and emergent fascist ideologies of a homogenous national-social body. During his travels to Southeast Asia, China, Japan...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
...-year-­ ­old son of a family of Greek immigrants living in New Hampshire. While Adorno fled a selfimmolating European war, Spanos was thrown toward it in the most material sense. Drafted like so many others into the war effort, he served with distinction, enduring enormous hardships...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 35–65.
Published: 01 February 2008
... of Beethoven’s final aesthetic ferocity produces a portrait of a tormented spirit whose ultimate creation is to escape subjectivity altogether. In that reading, Beethoven’s final period is defined less by failing health than by his appar- ently self-immolating spiritual replication of Oedipus at Colonus.17...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
... the American imagination of sovereign violence—of war as a contest with the Other, of the circumstances under which torture is necessary, of the heroism of unmediated sacrifice and self-immolation,­ of the mystique of the courageous and unflappable leader—we are also in the phantasmatic domain...