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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 105–135.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Rochona Majumdar What changes in our understanding of Indian films when we treat the song sequence as a separate medium situated both within and outside the film text? I argue for treating the song text as operating simultaneously on multiple levels, both within the film and in its afterlife...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 55–64.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Nathaniel Mackey nm76@duke.edu Copyright ©2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Song of the Andoumboulou: 300 — for n. o. brown: “the h.d. extension” —  Once over the summit we saw clear to the bay, white sunlight bounced off the water.  The shells of a thousand ships lay...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 205–228.
Published: 01 August 2009
... poems, folk songs, letters, and the original lyrics of the “Bed Hangings” sequence—the whole designed to create an elegiac memoir of the poet's mother, Mary Manning Howe, that is also an autobiographical account of the poet's own discovery of her vocation and her place in her maternal family history...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 205–214.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., halting rhythms, repetitions, asides, and idiosyncratic quotes. As in the Orphic tradition, the professor becomes what he's professing: Brown teaches us to sing a love song according to the Muses, finding the meaning in the singing and in the etymology of the names of the divine sisters. Brown's nearly...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 99–116.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Rob Wilson Abstract By a transfigurative recoding of selfhood and quasi-biblical analogizing of historical events across space and time, Bob Dylan enacted in his poetic name change from Zimmerman to Dylan (as he would writing across the larger body of his song-poetry) what Norman O. Brown had...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (2): 137–163.
Published: 01 May 2024
... to the officially orchestrated New Folk Songs movement (1958), this understanding of the correspondence as a Romantic bildungsroman with two protagonists probes the question of the possibilities of a socialist developmental narrative, of agency and participation in the emergence of new subjectivity, and of the role...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 97–123.
Published: 01 February 2002
...: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997), 7–8. Shank / ‘‘That Wild Mercury Sound’’ 99 gives us a history of more or less successful attempts at self-recreation—a reconstruction created out of songs and dreams shared by strangers. The most curious aspect of all...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 159–178.
Published: 01 August 2014
... altogether,” when his songs like “Masters of War” tracked Cold War social antagonisms linking home and abroad, still activates work that is “his most timely and his most out of time.”7 2. David Yaffe, Bob Dylan: Like a Complete Unknown (New Haven, CT: Yale Univer- sity Press, 2011), 17, 21, 95, 82...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 199–212.
Published: 01 February 2003
... a worried song. These were men, especially Williams, for whom speak- ing out loud and sustaining a song was the hardest job. That song by Ten- nessee Ernie Ford, ‘‘Sixteen Tons must be partly about the singer’s life and the difficulty...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2022
... neighborhood, was Art Song's restaurant. This business was famous in the neighborhood for the owner's ability to outlast his competitors and then incorporate their menus into his. By the 1970s and for the rest of the century, Art Song's sold thousands of pounds of fried chicken wings, fried okra, fried catfish...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 May 2011
...-baring”­ conversations [between Song Siming and Haizao]. It recorded eleven hundred thousand visits in three days and some three thou- sand responses. Since the lines are “very bone-baring the SARFT could no longer tolerate [Woju]. It criticizes Woju...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., of the quality of inevitable-seeming momentum that the world calls swing, of boundary 2 30:2, 2003. Copyright © 2003 by Duke University Press. 116 boundary 2 / Summer 2003 the relaxed, and of the playful impulse to reinvent a song that is called jazz singing. Harder to evaluate with certainty...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 May 2005
... and, like many good Western narratives, begins with allegories drawn from ancient Greece. In Homer’s Odyssey, Circe warns Odysseus of the dangers of the hypnotic sounds of the Sirens. Odysseus’s overwhelming desire to hear the Sirens is tempered by Circe’s warning that their song will lure him...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
... as the Meera tradition because it has an unbroken and yet discontinuous history. Coauthorship in the Meera tradition involves the collective action of inter- pellating the local, historically specific community experience into a Meera song. We have to rethink the critical assumption that secular...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 217–238.
Published: 01 May 2007
... away from Western- directed modernity and attempts to “discover history in China An earlier case of this indigenous modernity thesis was made by the Japanese schol- ars of the Kyoto school, who view China’s Song dynasty as the beginning of East Asia’s own homegrown modernity, parallel...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 137–155.
Published: 01 May 2003
... in Their Eyes Were Watching God, or the violent laughter that psychologically liberates Ellison’s Invisible Man more than once during his odyssey? If we deepen our analy- sis and trace the source of tragicomic lyricism in Their Eyes to specific blues songs, such as Memphis Minnie’s ‘‘Bumble Bee Blues...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 129–151.
Published: 01 May 2022
... , 42 – 49 . Lerner Ben . 2014 . 10:04 . New York : Faber and Faber . Lin Nancy P. 2019 . “ Song Dong: Water .” In The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China , edited by Hung Wu , 187 – 91 . Chicago : Smart Museum . Rubinstein Raphael . 2009 . “ Provisional...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 119–156.
Published: 01 November 2019
... calla el cantor / calla la vida / porque la vida / la vida misma / es todo un canto (If the singer is silenced / life is silent / because life / life itself / is one big song) Mercedes Sosa, Si Se Calla el Cantor boundary 2 46:4 (2019) DOI 10.1215/01903659-7859165 © 2019 by Duke University Press...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 49–61.
Published: 01 August 2009
... that other large cultural movements have. This commentary is about a song. This song and the MC I emphasize here were the hinge upon which “the joints, the jams” swung. 1. Follow Him into the Flow J. L. Austin and Rakim (full stage name Rakim Allah, a.k.a. William Michael Griffin Jr...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 187–219.
Published: 01 November 2015
... nationalism to recover them physically. Famed Israeli songwriter Naomi Shemer’s song “Jerusalem of Gold” (“Yerushalayim shel Zehav released weeks before the June 1967 war, affirms this Zionist yearning as a Jewish yearning that has lasted allegedly for millennia. After the conquest, Shemer changed...