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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 201–213.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of their so-called superiors? Is the aspiration itself fundamentally flawed, or is the flaw in the novels? Mulhern’s persuasive allegorical readings can be read as a fascinating application of the Greimasian semiotic square as well as a renewal of Mulhern’s epic debate with the intellectual historian Stefan...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 143–172.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Gary Tomlinson Viewed in broad and deep-historical perspective, human musicking can help us to discern a semiotics reaching far beyond the human sign, clarifying its signifying processes while at the same time delimiting them within the larger realm of information. These categories and distinctions...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 129–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., which in turn offer the ground for a self-representation. In Lee’s case, ‘‘the position of enunciation’’ is more than a semantic one, as food straddles the semantic and the semiotic in that it is both a system of representation (the symbolic) and jouissance (the semiotic). Therefore, it is more...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 February 2022
..., and by the industrial and institutional organization of nonfiction film itself. Mobilizing Peircean semiotics and Taylor's concept of the social imaginary, I argue that the documentary imagination of “brotherhood and unity” emerges from a combination of textual and extratextual factors, an interrelation of materiality...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 91–113.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Doctrine and pronounce- ments of Manifest Destiny? 3 We seem squarely faced with the urgent issue of imperialism’s changing forms at a time when the ambiguity of national borders not only leads critics to call into question the forces and location of imperial projects but prompts those in power...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 115.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Doctrine and pronounce- ments of Manifest Destiny? 3 We seem squarely faced with the urgent issue of imperialism’s changing forms at a time when the ambiguity of national borders not only leads critics to call into question the forces and location of imperial projects but prompts those in power...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and symbols of power and forms of subjection expressed through language. Semiotics, with its emphasis on analysis of the production of meaning (identified as “signifying practices”) became central to the study of media. From the perspective of Thompson, this “practice” approximated...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 105–130.
Published: 01 February 2003
... of once more puzzling the mind of the mortal rash enough to stray into that abode of living nightmare. The wooden bedstead, the beeswaxed mahogany chairs, the chest of drawers, the brasses, the little square...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 69–104.
Published: 01 February 2023
... understands Eurasia through its territorial continuity and linguistic structure (defined by a shared consonant palatalization and the absence of polytony). 11 While this vision of the lateral affiliation of neighboring languages and cultures not linked by a single nation-state seems squarely in the realm...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2003
... modernity. These converge on the problem of how the text grasps the space and time of history. Howard Eiland provides a complementary angle of entry by focusing squarely on the formal uniqueness of The Arcades Project. While...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Marxism, in other words, Qu and his influential cohort embraced science’s promise of a rational epistemology, allowing everyone and anyone to grasp precisely the meaning of social life. Qu retained this primary commitment throughout his work in political policy, literary criticism, semiotics...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 157–194.
Published: 01 May 2023
... the pages of this dense anthology. Postcards. One contains an image bounded by a square black border. Enclosed within is a red bull's-eye, or target, centered and stamped on a faded black-and-white image of the face of Trayvon Martin, the seventeen-year-old African American teenager who was followed, shot...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 115–143.
Published: 01 February 2020
... windshield of a verdant countryside where a road sign indicates a place, the place, Terezín, we must reckon with the enduring force of its name. It remains there. . . . And from this first encounter with an open country road, where no cars are in sight, and then various shots of the town square, where few...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 February 2005
... and speech are then given force as he notes, ‘‘No social practice exists outside of the domain of the semiotic—the practices and production of meaning 27 For Hall, Thatcherism becomes both a political program as well as a discur- sive formation. Hall’s dissecting of Thatcherism is an example of his...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 165–205.
Published: 01 February 2023
... confronting the mobs, or of being ringleaders of the riots that have erupted in protest against the Prophet controversy, summarily and without legal proceedings (see Chakraborty and Ranjan 2022 ). The bulldozer has acquired a complex semiotic charge in the process, emerging, as one commentator has noted...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the semiotic system, handing the poem over to the historicists who use it to monumentalize Shelley as a Romantic poet. De Man refuses, of course, to cede the poem to historicism, but he also resists deeding it to his own will and testament. Predictably, Shelley gets the last word for thwarting de Man’s...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 137–164.
Published: 01 February 2023
..., the dispersal of protestors the next day in Lafayette Square finally broke the media taboo on what Robert Reich ( 2020 ) pointedly called “the f-word” on Twitter. “This is Fascism,” declared Adam Weinstein ( 2020 ) in the New Republic on a similar note. Soon thereafter, the floodgates broke on linking...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 13–19.
Published: 01 May 2001
... on ‘‘non-Aryan tribes’’ was organized by the Christian Missionary Society at Salis- bury Square in London in 1877. Missionary pioneers, such as Charles Stewart Thompson and J. W. Goodrun, helped establish schools and hospitals in the Bhil regions of western India. A missionary account of India’s...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 229–258.
Published: 01 May 2001
... on ‘‘non-Aryan tribes’’ was organized by the Christian Missionary Society at Salis- bury Square in London in 1877. Missionary pioneers, such as Charles Stewart Thompson and J. W. Goodrun, helped establish schools and hospitals in the Bhil regions of western India. A missionary account of India’s...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 May 2023
... . 2020c . “ ETZ/TZE .” Alligatorzine , no. 212 . http://www.alligatorzine.be/pages/201/zine212.html . DuPlessis Rachel Blau . 2020d . Late Work . New York : Black Square Editions . DuPlessis Rachel Blau . 2022 . Selected Poems, 1980–2020 . Tucson : CHAX . DuPlessis...