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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 58–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... led Spanos most recently to reconsider the sublime and its symptomatic supplementation by the American political imperative and public ardor for “shock and awe.” This supplanting of the sublime with the spectacle of immense power has begun to extend beyond its initial orchestration (the George W. Bush...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 235–246.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Jonathan Arac William V. Spanos’s most recent book, Shock and Awe: American Exceptionalism and the Imperatives of the Spectacle in Mark Twain’s “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” (2013), offers the occasion to reflect on the distinctive quality of his long, productive career. His work...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2018
... interweave of anti-imperialist nationalism and republicanism which constitutes the essence of political dissent until and through the “Troubles” in Northern Ireland. Legal, civic, and physical nakedness and the prison systems of the British Empire are shocking features of Irish political experience and...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Colin Dayan In the dark drama and shock tactics of the Trump White House, I found myself obsessed with Dorothy Dandridge, a woman I had been quite unaware of until now. In following her traces, I recall the South in the sixties, race discrimination and raw hate, as well as recognize her particular...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., through the life of the Republic, condemned that propensity to submit to government authority and the opinion of the majority. The Chinese praise the rebel against authority in a way that would shock foreigners who think only in stereotypes. The problem at the present time in the world, and especially in...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 63–76.
Published: 01 August 2009
...,” absorptive reading environments aim to dampen the shocks associated with both modernist fractures and postmodern counter-absorptive verse, canceling themselves out as they release the reader/spectator into a state of distraction. However, their reception by a reader trained to forge connections and to follow...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 151–169.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Gaddis has pointed out that the twentieth-century precedent for Bush’s policy is Pearl Harbor: The basis for Bush’s grand strategy, like Roosevelt’s, comes from the shock of surprise attack and will not change. None of F.D.R.’s suc- cessors, Democrat or Republican, could escape...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 199–207.
Published: 01 May 2019
... dadizhen?” [“Are Agricultural Distribution Channels Preparing for a ‘Seismic Shock’?”] . August 16 , 2013 . http://www.ampcn.com/news/content.asp?newsid=89143 . Nongya0001.com [Number One Pesticide Network] . 2012 . “Waizi nongyao chongji guonei shichang, guonei qiye xianru kunjing...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 161–181.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . 2007 . The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism . New York : Picador . Lacoue-Labarthe Philippe Rancière Jacques Lyotard Jean-François Badiou Alain 1989 . “ Liminaire sur l’ouvrage d’Alain Badiou ‘L’être et l’évènement .” Le Cahier (Collège Internationale de...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 43–44.
Published: 01 May 2014
... not exist in their world. After glancing at Mandela’s Wikipedia page, they’d raise their shocked heads and look at me like they’d swallowed something nasty. I would be able to empathize wholeheartedly with their disbelief since fairness and equality are such basic human rights to me, to many...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 267–268.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Technology (forthcoming). Daniel Ross is codirector of the film The Ister (2004), author of Violent Democracy (2004), and translator of seven books by Bernard Stiegler, most recently The Lost Spirit of Capitalism (2014) and States of Shock: Stupidity and Knowledge in the Twenty-­First Century (2015...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the literary history of the counterculture and symbolic politics in the United States and Britain. His first novel, Pop Apocalypse, was published in May 2009. Adam Lowenstein is associate professor of English and film studies at the Univer- sity of Pittsburgh. He is the author of Shocking...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 89–104.
Published: 01 February 2003
... industrial work or gambling. But there are important ellipses at key moments of the essay. Early on, Benjamin jumps vertiginously from the notion of shock experience to a discussion of Baudelaire’s poetry, with no hint of how that...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 163–188.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Wang Shaoguang Chinese Left References Blackburn Robin . 2011 . Age Shock: How Finance Is Failing Us . New York : Verso . Branigan Tania . 2011 . “ Red Songs Ring Out in Chinese City’s New Cultural Revolution .” Guardian , April 22 , 2011 . http://www.theguardian.com...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 199–218.
Published: 01 August 2019
...: Influence of Korean Popular Culture in Asia and Beyond , edited by Kim Do Kyun Kim Min-Sun , 181 – 206 . Seoul, Korea : Seoul National University . Klein Naomi . 2008 . The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism . New York : Picador . Klein Naomi . 2014 . This...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 199–208.
Published: 01 May 2009
... zealously to undermine vory v zakone? Or an underworld boss whose Scotland Yard connections provide a convenient rationalization for his need to be “king”? Does he love Anna? Or can he only truly love the vicious criminal world he chooses to live in, over and over again? The shock of lost identity...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2014
... along perfectly with the plot that fashioned a corporate-­patriotic revenge. Simpson / Toward a Theory of Terror 17 Shock and Awe The attempted (and in mass-­media terms, successful) production of trauma and terror after 9/11 reveals that the “consent...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 141–154.
Published: 01 November 2017
... : Cambridge University Press . Ullman Harlan Wade James Jr. 1996 . Shock and Awe: Achieving Rapid Dominance . Philadelphia : Pavilion Press . Terror Talk and Political Management David Simpson Within a few hours of the...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 51–66.
Published: 01 February 2003
... least, the spacing out of the elements, their emerging dis- parateness, makes for a recurrent shock effect—a hallmark of montage— and it is this shock-engendered form, by means of which situations are set off against one...