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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 25–69.
Published: 01 February 2022
... from the primary concern for technical media as a product of modernity, instead tapping into both the deeper history of media and a minor social history. This is where Mao's film gains its real force. That history first of all concerns shamanism in the upper and mid-Yangtze River region...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2015
... down on the present. The dead themselves refuse to be swept aside. At times they return, interrupting the rhythms of everyday life, demanding to be seen and acknowledged, shaping the moment in which they appear. A Shaman with a Camera In 1966, the artist and writer Okamoto Tarō...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 159–173.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., October 19, 1963, by Norman O. Brown. University of California, Santa Cruz. Reproduced with permission. We shamans are of course alienated, the point of the alienation is to make us a perfect hecatomb to enter the arena the dust and the heat. So like the Pharisee I thanked God I was not like other...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 205–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Counterinsurgency (2010); and “Occupation without End: Opposition to the Ameri- can Military in Okinawa,” in South Atlantic Quarterly (vol. 111, no. 4, 2012). He is cur- rently at work on an ethnography of laborers, artists, ethnologists, political activists, shaman, and the dead in contemporary Japan...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 253–272.
Published: 01 February 2018
... -Reviews-­ St_Patrick_s_Purgatory_Lough_Derg-­ Pettigo_County_Donegal­ .html. Wallis, Robert J. 2003. Shamans/Neo-Shamans:­ Ecstacy, Alternative Archaeolo- gies and Contemporary Pagans. London: Routledge. Wolf, Nicholas. 2010. “Orthai and Orthodoxy: Healing Charms in Irish Popular Reli...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 97–103.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and Francisco Varela, Autopoiesis and Cognition (Dordrecht, Holland: D. Riedel, 1980). 19. Maggie O’Sullivan, In the House of the Shaman (London: Reality Street Editions, 1993), 41. Charles Bernstein, “Colliderings: Maggie O’Sullivan’s Medleyed Verse,” eco- poetics 04/05 (2005): 157–60. 20...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 99–116.
Published: 01 August 2022
... interpreted this turning-point event of self-transfiguration in Dylan's life, as it moves from folk guitar to electric instruments and from profane illumination to messianic beatitude, as “a kind of prolonged death and rebirth initiation throughout the midsixties similar to those experienced by shamans...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 149–157.
Published: 01 August 2002
... epiphany the possibility of a journey similar to the one undertaken by the old shamans of the American continent through the agency of their sacred plants. The Canary Island legend of the hidden island...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 205–214.
Published: 01 August 2022
... , a prayer. If this etymology is correct, he says, then the oldest meaning of the word man was probably the thinker or the seer. He's thinking of his own childhood. The original man was a shaman or šaman—thinker or seer. Like I said before, poetically man inhabits this Earth or humanity...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 221–242.
Published: 01 May 2018
... . Insurgencies: Constituent Power and the Modern State . Translated by Boscagli Maurizia . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Pease Donald E. 1970 . “ James Purdy: Shaman in Nowhere Land .” In The Fifties: Fiction, Poetry, Drama , edited by French Warren , 387 – 403...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 123–132.
Published: 01 August 2022
... was of a patch-cloth quixotic figure: part classics scholar, part post-Freudian shaman, part man of nonsense, part a diminutive John Falstaff convening us in a meadow. And part poet, who jostled among poets, singers, Quakers, medicine men, Surrealists, gunrunners, and Kabbalists. A college professor he didn't...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 33–45.
Published: 01 May 2001
... will be allowed to follow. And that Santiago, call him what you like, Son of Thunder, Good Saint Jacques, The Fisherman, Or whoever really lies there— hermit, heretic, shaman healer with no name— will somehow make us whole. (153–54) The history of heresies and orthodoxies...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of ordinary existence and, even more so, of subsistence. The question of this access is raised in each society, whether it is embodied by the shaman, the warrior (who enters into the plane of consistency that is his or her liberty), the official, the master, the artist, or the institution. How- ever...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 141–155.
Published: 01 August 2003
... or geneticist saying that—in part because the loser in this duel of Ivy League shamans was a woman. It is difficult to locate in the first half of the last century any celebrated female chemists, historians, or geneticists...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 125–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., 436), they redefined political struggle as a matter of spontaneous collective interventions, small-scale guerrilla strikes, shamanic rituals, and ecstatic “happenings.” One needed to be either “on the line,” making revo- lution by these means, or off the grid, “dropping out,” invoking the “myste...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 February 2022
... technical arrangements and practices. The resulting combination of technical devices and cultural resonances, especially that of a history of shamanism, results in what she describes as a “media communitarianism.” This model, Bao argues, encompasses “techniques of space, time, and environment as well...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 71–103.
Published: 01 February 2022
... ). The second iteration is preceded by an extended sequence showcasing antiquated religious practices and totems (rosaries, shamans, ritual sacrifices), and a pair of intertitles then reinforces the shot's metaphorical function: “The old [ways] depart slowly . . . / like you who departs into the icy unknown...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 13–19.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Vithobai’s conversion as a mere per- sonal challenge. In fact, the inherent aggressiveness of the ‘‘new church’’ 40. Michael Taussig, Shamanism, Colonialism, and the Wild Man (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987), 220. 250 boundary 2 / Summer 2001 into which he had inducted Vithobai with his...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 229–258.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Vithobai’s conversion as a mere per- sonal challenge. In fact, the inherent aggressiveness of the ‘‘new church’’ 40. Michael Taussig, Shamanism, Colonialism, and the Wild Man (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987), 220. 250 boundary 2 / Summer 2001 into which he had inducted Vithobai with his...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 103–134.
Published: 01 August 2000
... the continent of Africa. This is because Islam repre- sents a primal religion of power, that is, recognition of a superior power by an inferior one. Such power recognition is associated with magic, and from the beginning Africa is identified as a land of shamans and wizards: Herodo- tus’s Histories tells...