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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 111–115.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Jayson Smith © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 On Race and Innovation Dossier / Smith 111 Jayson Smith you have to carry something /no lady is sure at night...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Bruce Robbins “Do Something, Quick!” lays out some of the formal qualities of the philosophical example considered as a literary genre, the subject of the three essays that follow. This introduction takes Adam Smith’s famous imagining of a hypothetical earthquake in China, from The Theory of Moral...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Dawn Lundy Martin This dossier on race and innovation collects a diverse group of poets who engage the following questions in their work: Is there perhaps something about innovation or experimentation that gives race a new name, a new dimension? Is there room for black-hand sides, coon play, other...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 31–54.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Christopher Connery; Jonathan Franzen Christopher Connery and Jonathan Franzen recorded this interview at a moment when Franzen's new work in progress was morphing into something quite different from the original plan. The discussion was fairly wide ranging—it touched on topics of regionalism...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 159–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Juliana Spahr At a certain moment, a moment that extends from the late '80s to the turn of the twenty-first century, something interesting happens within literature in English: some of the more provocative literatures in English from various literary schools and various national traditions...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 February 2017
... etymologically at the root of the word amateur —that is required for art-work. For Stiegler, Marcel Duchamp is an exemplar of this work precisely because of his libidinal discourse with art, most evident in the readymades, referred to by Stiegler as “not a burning scandal but something like a mute surprise...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 February 2015
... opportunity to engage in a contestatory dialogic encounter where something is at stake for them and for him, Spanos practices a pedagogy geared toward the activation and renewal of critical consciousness through an ethical practice of care. Throughout his work but particularly in his book The End of Education...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 May 2013
... town of Malgudi as something other than microcosms of national-civilizational wholes. Inextricably intertwined with his elaboration of such radically experimental human relationships is a syntax of love that is an extension of the intimacy between Narayan’s craftsmen characters and the practice of...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 127–145.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Howard Eiland In the space of some thirty years, T. J. Clark's art writing has moved from the social history of art—something arising in reaction to formalist and “iconological” disciplines of the previous generation, with their characteristic claim of political and ideological neutrality—to a new...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 71–89.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Bruce Robbins The night before her suicide, Anna Karenina has a strange nightmare about a muzhik, or former serf, who speaks French and is doing something with a piece of iron. Given the place of class in the novel, if mainly on the Levin side rather than the Anna side, critics of Tolstoy have said...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 199–208.
Published: 01 May 2009
... bring to light something too often invisible in today's world: the imbrication of America with Russia, of London with Indiana, of Iraq with Chechnya at the level of shared violence. Shared, that is, in the most intimate sense of the body, not some abstractly conceptual “global village.” When we fail to...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Eric Savoy According to Derrida, there is something perverse about the archive. Usually understood in a positive sense as the site of cultural transmission, and as the temporal pivot between historical traces and the intellectual work to come in an ideal futurity, the archive contains an auto...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 97–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
... passage, softly singing Death is in the cane, pilot me Spiraling between shadows Riding rags’ frayed edges to arrive In noiseless shattering To greet the chatty breeze   And strike with force    Something slips beneath the stain    Something swings the swollen fist    Something spills...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 8.
Published: 01 November 2015
... it. You do work for the airlines, though? He pleads. Is he pleading? Or, is he insisting? He is push- ing against something. No, I don’t, you say. And because this is the public performance, he responds, oh, I see. boundary 2 42:4 (2015) DOI 10.1215/01903659-­3156205 © 2015 by Duke...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 51–57.
Published: 01 November 2015
... sequence of sheer happenings. —Hannah Arendt, Men in Dark Times 1 It was a nice try. It was a nice move that made the black move to white. A nice move that turned most things away from what they were looking at. Sometimes the way they moved suggested something other than the color of...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2015
... mornings I try to think of it all as neutral, there but something we all, likeness and unlikeness together, pass through regardless, no need to make it into something else. Some mornings I know it’s already made already. Some mornings I won’t notice it. Some mornings I wonder if my noticing of it...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., “The Narrator’s Role in David Copperfield,” Dickens Studies Annual 2 (1972): 201. boundary 2 40:2 (2013) DOI 10.1215/01903659-2151785 © 2013 by Duke University Press 26 boundary 2 / Summer 2013 tiently” for something else to happen. Stuck in a static moment of descrip- tion, he is waiting for...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 199–214.
Published: 01 August 2000
... the music. This is, however, nearly beside the point. Standing between every reader of The Souls of Black Folk and every chapter is this music without words that even Du Bois himself might confess—and perhaps the appearance of this music is a kind of confession—is something that ar- ticulates...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 111–112.
Published: 01 February 2001
... tomato, cumin, stems of oregano. When white globes light up soon, mosquitoes will follow. Even the waves of the Nile, whipped up like flutters of wings, smooth over; a pink dims. I breathe something sweet, it becomes fruit, then smoke from a shisha, a husky man...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 February 2001
... in surprising ways, long after they have thus seeped through the defenses of what we already know. On the occa- sion of viewing La Jetée, some such thoughts gathered, accidentally at first, around something that could perhaps be called a film. They were recalled and opened a meaningful environment...