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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 41–51.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Helen Small The standard claim made for literary examples in moral philosophy is that they assist moral reasoning by offering appropriately complex descriptions of the conditions under which moral decisions are made or might plausibly be made. This essay offers a critical examination of that claim...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 203–218.
Published: 01 August 2014
... into a professorship of music at a small midwestern college and, despite his fears, poor personal relationships, and morbid obsession with lurid exhibits (reports and pictures) for his attic “Inhumanity Museum,” ends up escaping discovery, the loss of his job, and public censure. In the biggest irony...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 May 2016
... philosophical reflections on the literary, defined as they so frequently are by a small, high modernist European canon? Might Badiou provide resources for a critique of what has become known as “world literature,” with its assumptions about translation and the smooth transportability of literary meaning? How...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 165–195.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jed Rasula This essay considers the disappearance from the historical record of hundreds of American poets who published regularly in the first half of the twentieth century. Since a pedagogically oriented canon emerged in 1950, scholars have assumed that a small number of established figures were...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 97–103.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Jonathan Skinner For William Carlos Williams, poetry was a war machine, a “small (or large) machine made of words.” If the war is a human war on other species, do poetry machines become poetry animals? Can we read Christopher Dewdney's “Permugenesis,” Marianne Moore's “An Octopus,” or Francis...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 51–57.
Published: 01 November 2015
... example where for instance the act of bringing the witness to the witness stand where the witness sits instead. This is a con- fusing proposition of verbs fat with a pleasant symmetry at court. A court takes as evidence the small flush of violet that grows transparent after the second stoning when...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 121–122.
Published: 01 August 2002
.... A semicircular rather than a round fountain, Backed up against a wall and surrounded With small statues that seem more like dancers, than goddesses. A semicircular fountain...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 August 2009
...  © 2009 by Jim Rosenberg   boundary 2  /  Fall 2009 A subset. A selection of that infinitude of possible human experiences. From only one, or maybe a handful, of all the languages of the earth. Logosphere but specific sphere. A minds-inflated small-point universe. A set. A small set by the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 13–30.
Published: 01 August 2002
... pass through some little town branch out and merge again with the main artery of the valley, forming, with big and small rings, a serpent that spreads across the country. Mud is the big problem on the mountain roads...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2001) 28 (3): 117–123.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., increasingly so. Her casual comment to me back in 1987—that ‘‘following set patterns makes you small; the goal is to become biggerought to be used as a pedagogical mandate by more than poets. Talking to her here and there over the years in Honolulu, I am always struck by the purity, singularity, and depth...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 88–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
... outside the first world where artists are cast undifferentiated recipients of a fine condition. Forty-­ some years before it was Dobermans in the movies I left off saying noting only small pines along thoroughfares garlanded in season by wholly pro- fessional whites. Long necks barking at the...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 97–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
... animals, flank the walls, each in reach of the picture window. A pillow sham, with blue and yellow watercolor butterflies alit above daffodils, drapes the yellow wicker hamper. The younger child wears ribbons. Her small bottom does not slide into the yellow plastic rectangular garbage receptacle...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 149–172.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and the KMT’s goal for unification. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Chinese language market TV drama visibility commodification of ethnicity multiculturalism References Chen Nian-chi . 1997 . “ Small-Feet Hsiangtu Drama Hardly Takes International Road...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 77–94.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . Combating the Guerrilla . [Paris] : Imprimerie Nationale . Callwell C. E. (1896, 1899) 1906 . Small Wars: Their Principles and Practice . 3rd ed. London : His Majesty's Stationery Office . Carruthers Susan L. 1995 . Winning Hearts and Minds: British Governments, the Media...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 May 2013
... their conventions. One is direct address to the reader, who is ordered to do something; as Helen Small notes, this does stand apart from litera- ture’s characteristic retrospection in a way that makes a moral difference. Another convention is the rather stagy premise that actions and outcomes can...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2001) 28 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 February 2001
... climbed a ladder to the second floor and as we progressed through each small chamber filled with figures of brass and painted wood, yak butter lamps burned before Buddha after Buddha, some with their eyes shut, keeping their tiny faces lit. ...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., reported that “thousands of Negroes were refusing to ride segregated buses in a small American city” (143). Lawson read the news, rejoiced in it, as Branch tells the story, and would soon meet MLK at Oberlin when he (Lawson) returned to the United States to participate in the fledgling movement and...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 91–92.
Published: 01 November 2015
...      my cat. I woke to Robert Johnson on the radio, myth of a soul sold, some small-­town crossroads. Died at twenty-­seven, whiskey    poisoning—a dance, a jealous husband, an open bottle, cliché bluesman end—so he missed his Carnegie Hall debut, and his ghostly      recording went instead. But...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2000) 27 (3): 79–101.
Published: 01 August 2000
.... Du Bois enrolled in two research seminars of Adolf Wagner, one of Germany’s leading political economists. Wagner came from a devout Lutheran family, which greatly affected his vision of the function of eco- nomics. He had spent his youth in the small university towns of Heidel- berg and Göttingen...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 104–110.
Published: 01 November 2015
... was not a dream that functioned in any kind of prophetic way, rather it gave me a sense of the clairvoyant. The earth could subsume me with its depth and, too, that I was indeed a small, small person. The dream didn’t keep me under its hold (its proverbial thumb), how- ever. I was both a...