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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 25–33.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Bruce Robbins Duke University Press 2007 The Smell of Infrastructure: Notes toward an Archive A passage in Jonathan Franzen’s novel Strong Motion: “There’s a specific damp and melancholy ancient smell that comes out in Boston after sunset, when the weather is cool and windless...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 43–46.
Published: 01 August 2002
... where government after government, generation after generation, has shut off its detractors. There’s a smell, a rising fume, that you can’t quite place. In the darkness, you distinguish a sentry dressed in black...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 155–175.
Published: 01 May 2009
...: At least fifty mostly decomposed cadavers covered the floor, wadded in clothing, their belongings strewn about and smashed. Macheted skulls had rolled here and there. The dead looked like pictures of the dead. They did not smell. They did not buzz...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 59–72.
Published: 01 August 2017
... for a feeling that is much less comforting, more acute and unsettling: a way into the crud, not out of it. Or to put it more precisely, again in the form of a question: What kind of writ- ing gives to the color, shape, feel, and smell of matter—dead or alive—the claims of the spirit? The management...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 95–115.
Published: 01 August 2001
... To Jorge Lozano They walked around the other side of words as around the wrinkled skin of meaning. It was december. The touch of a chilly sun, mixed with the animal smell, seeked meticulously a reason to exist (light doesn’t vanish without the rigor of a silent body) while she told him...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
... over- lap, emphasizing organicity and “natural” ties. After an overland journey from Palestine to Iraq, Abu Qays collapses on the ground and breathes in the damp earth: The smell . . . surged into his head and poured into his veins [ʿuruq]. Every time he inhaled the smell...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 97–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
... smells will remain ...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 91–92.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... You can wear your prejudice like headlights or hindsight. Hers was like the napkins she was always ironing, so guests would suffer neither wrinkles nor sticky hands nor the indignity of paper towels. Mine is like sachets she left on the linen shelves, which I would smell for years afterward...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 118–120.
Published: 01 November 2015
... getting soft a ghost has seized the woman’s animal double. a lumbering capybara wedged in between limp roots overturned. as indigenized iphones disinte- grate before the viscosity of this ghost, its fume and coalescence, its waft of manure. ghosts aren’t supposed to smell, i say to pinto...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 February 2001
... had set bowls filled with water on crates and tables. Inside each bowl a few stones: flat disks that fit in the palm, bone, brick, black and green. Jades, perhaps, some green as new leaves. Rain spun down and pocked the surface of the water. We could smell...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 62–72.
Published: 01 November 2015
... drive the loneliest red bodies to a clearing in the forest Their rancid bodies smell like turpentine And it is good, they think, to convalesce among the pine needles and there are still some ducks there, there are still some deer and even further away there are sheep and cows and horses even...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 243–245.
Published: 01 February 2010
... political theory and mass media theory at the University of Hawaii and Hawaii Pacific University. At present, he is writing The Sense of Belonging, a genealogy of the modern citizen- subject as constructed through the postwar American sensory-memory habitus of sight, sound, and smell. Adams’s...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 79–82.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of Pluto And dine at Ipanema beach in Rio. Nothing much else Glues me to this shredded fabric Of the marvelous, on sale all these years With no buyers and just three Authorized sellers. I'd made it almost to Mars then went home, too much Mud in those parts, and I missed The smell of home ground...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Teatro de la Basura (Trash Theater), and Vermont’s Bread and Puppet Theater. Indeed, rallies in New York City were dominated by the giant puppets of the Bread and Puppet Theater swaying above the crowds. The smell of handmade loaves of freshly baked bread made by Peter Schumann and fellow...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 13–30.
Published: 01 August 2002
... you look at them closely, they smell like lead, cow shit and lead. From a distance, they look like cardboard rocks. Tseng 2002.9.12 07:31 Aguilera / Trip to China 15 In the West...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
...›boundary 2 / Spring 2012 a national obsession in Tunisia. Songs linking Tunisia and jasmine, by the legendary Hedi Jouini, for instance, are part of the collective memory: The smell of my country Is roses and jasmine. It pleases the eye. But the creative youth...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 23–31.
Published: 01 August 2007
... am tempted perversely to call him Bosch!—that “he diligently expressed tactile qualities, and smells and tastes,” but that more importantly “he gave almost all these descriptions not from commentaries or histories, but as an eyewitness and observer of each” (204). Collection became...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 19–27.
Published: 01 August 2003
... in support of the war, whereas such ‘‘amoral’’ realists as Stanley Hoffmann, Steve Walt, and John Mearsheimer publicly opposed it. Nietzsche, who always detected the smell of the swamp in all talk of virtue, finds in The Twi...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 213–221.
Published: 01 August 2008
... that Aschenbach and Tadzio would not become lovers in the end, or that Aschenbach was indeed destined to die. Rather, it is the evocation of the fin de siècle Stimmung of decadence in all its complexity and nuances, it is the evocation of smells, colors, noises, and, above all, of the ever...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 197–218.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., the inclusion of Tagore (the ‘‘father’’ of the literate Bengali postcolo- nial middle-class subject with aspirations to continuing cultural hegemony) is obviously not enough. So Ghosh encrypts another ghost story, ‘‘Smells of a Primeval Night’’ (1967), this time from an interlocutor of the postcolo- nial...