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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 173–208.
Published: 01 February 2016
... locates its origins in the peculiar economy of race and capitalism under US slavery. It argues that black music's value accrues from the anomaly of musical production within the context of slave labor, which brought to form a cultural property that was owned as it was embodied by another property, a...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2000) 27 (2): 113–148.
Published: 01 May 2000
... means ‘‘to manumit; 6084 boundary 2 27:2 / sheet 123 of 227 to release from bondage; as, to free a slave Even though Webster collects thirty-five definitions of free and freedom to give his citizen-reader plenty of linguistic liberty, his list...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 85–108.
Published: 01 February 2008
... much about the subject position and its relationship to a Master/Slave dialectic; the living-dead zombie of contemporary film, who seems increasingly to be lurching off the screen and into our real world (as a metaphor, this zombie reveals much about the way we code inferior sub- jects as...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2004
... had actually already experienced a period of freedom (approximately the same time during which the English retained possession of Martinique), ‘‘but former slaves abandoned their work and became more miserable every day’’ such that, in 1802, they ‘‘forced the republic to reimpose slavery’’ (32...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2000) 27 (3): 249–286.
Published: 01 August 2000
... terminology. 11. Cited from Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself,inGreat Slave Narratives, ed. Arna Bontemps (Boston: Beacon Press, 1969), 4–192. Hereafter, this work is cited parentheti- cally as Equiano. 256...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 August 2010
... positions slaves within a structure of negative power that represses and restricts, and which produces the emancipatory agency that overcomes this oppressive power, should be set aside. He thinks our post- colonial present demands a story more attuned to the productive condi- tions of possible...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2016
... value derives from the anomaly of musical production within the context of slave labor. The anomalous sound- ing out of slaves in music and in song became an unobtainable kernel exist- ing alongside and within the body of the slave-as-­ ­property, mysteriously “animating” the body and harboring a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 29–46.
Published: 01 August 2012
... these reflections, it would be appropriate to say a few words about the overarching project in which this intervention is situated. For a few years now, I have been working on what could be called the “Freedom Project.” I began first by thinking about the issues surrounding slave...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2007) 34 (3): 189–205.
Published: 01 August 2007
... begins by recalling that in the Greek polis the juridical testimony of a slave was regarded as true only if it was extracted under torture. The Greek term for interrogation under torture, basanos, evolved from an older meaning of a touchstone that tests for the purity of gold to a broader meaning...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 71–103.
Published: 01 May 2007
...- sience of events undergone in these death worlds. According to Bauman and Wyschogrod, a generalized crisis of wit- nessing was the outcome of a symbolic order’s deployment of figures— slaves, prisoners of war, the homeless—designated as socially dead to bear false witness to the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 229–230.
Published: 01 February 2000
... a member of the boundary 2 editorial collective. He is the author of (Dis)forming the American Canon: The Vernacular of African Arabic American Slave Narrative (1992) and has published in the areas of philosophy, literary/cultural...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2007
... introduced chattel slavery into the Cape Colony. By 1731, of the over three thousand persons living at the Cape (excluding the Khoikhoi, who were not noted in the census), over twelve hundred were slaves. Chattel slavery in the Cape was different in some ways from Atlantic racial slavery. In part...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 37–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... paces of where you imagine me to be.” Like many people I know, I have recently had the distressing and arresting experience of watching McQueen’s 2013 film, 12 Years a Slave, based on a free black man’s account of being kidnapped and sold into slavery. Removed from the known world. Removed from...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 159–163.
Published: 01 August 2017
... know), is neither this nor that. The streets once paved are now dirt and gravel, dust. 162 boundary 2 / August 2017 3. The Art Object Speaking Is Poetics I believe in mastery only insofar as the object allows for its domination. What about “the slave,” you might ask? Are you saying that “the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 February 2008
... University Press, 2007. Fisch, Audrey, ed. The Cambridge Companion to the African American Slave Narra- tive. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Frazier, Lessie Jo. Salt in the Sand: Memory, Violence, and the Nation-State in Chile, 1890 to the Present. Politics, History, and Culture. Durham...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Pentecostal Revolution in Nigeria. Chi- cago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. McCrossen, Alexis, ed. Land of Necessity: Consumer Culture in the United States– Mexico Borderlands. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2009. Miller, Monica L. Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2019) 46 (2): 121–137.
Published: 01 May 2019
... , dir. 1979 . Cong nuli dao jiangjun [From Slave to General] . Shanghai Film Studio . Wei Junyi . 1998 . Sitong lu [Record of Mental Anguish] . Beijing : Shiyue wenyi chubanshe . Wen Tiejun . 1993 . “Guojia ziben zaifenpei yu minjian ziben zaijilei” [“Redistribution of State...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 239–241.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History. Ed. Christian Høgsbjerg. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013. Knighton, Andrew Lyndon. Idle Threats: Men and the Limits of Productivity in Nineteenth-­Century America. New York: New York University Press, 2012. Kroker, Arthur. Body Drift...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 257–260.
Published: 01 August 2002
... Biography of a Runaway Slave / Biografía de un cimarrón (1966), the book that founds the genre of testimonio (testimonial narrative). John Beverley is professor of Spanish and Latin American literature and cultural...