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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 5–41.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Amy Cimini; Jairo Moreno Music, sound, and aurality appear to be valuable for their inexhaustibility. With the notion of fiduciary aurality, we assess how this inexhaustibility is both mobilized and attenuated when music and sound are presumed to work on behalf of politics. In the early 1990s...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of biopolitics in recent Italian thought (Agamben, Negri, Virno), this essay proposes that, insofar as sound always-already goes beyond and outside itself, it provides a model for subtractive ontologies that resists both any notion of particular identity and criterion of communal belonging. The ontological...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 173–208.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., a property-in-slaves. The article traces the emergence of “Negro music” as an anomalous form extending from the body of a sounding property, slave, whose status as a living thing owning a viable audibility served to heighten the sense of an unobtainable musicality. This unobtainability is part and parcel...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 97–123.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Barry Shank Duke University Press 2002 ‘‘That Wild Mercury Sound Bob Dylan and the Illusion of American Culture Barry Shank The goal of man and society should be human independence: a con- cern not with image...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Roy Kay Abstract Prince was an artist who challenged many conventional notions of race, sexuality, and music. His music, characterized as the Minneapolis Sound, is a continuation and extension of America's indigenous music, the blues. This article is an explanation of the designation “Minneapolis...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 71–103.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Hannah Frank In the 1920s and 1930s, filmmakers in Germany, the Soviet Union, and the United States created synthetic sounds by printing photographic or drawn patterns directly onto a filmstrip's optical soundtrack. This essay examines these practices alongside the radical film theories of Dziga...
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Published: 01 February 2022
Figure 3 Illustrations demonstrating the synthesis of variable-area sound. Dave Fleischer, “Method of Marking Films for Producing Sound Effects,” US Patent 1,888,914 (1932). More
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Gavin Steingo; Jairo Moreno Questions of value might seem beyond the pale in cases of sound and music. Both are objects of immense accumulation, appreciation, exploration, and investment—not just for the human species but also among other species, and indeed the world. Sound simply is, its...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 39–57.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., and by doing so it poses a threat to the mere existence of the polis . As suggested, the solution offered by him was economizing the market by subjecting it to the mode of sound-minded conduct. By following the different definitions of prominent modern economists to the scope and method of economic science, I...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 107–141.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., producing an ecology of music and sound that reaffirms the term and, along with it, a multicultural account of diversity that takes the Western notion of culture as a viable concept for all peoples. This essay, rather, seeks to acknowledge a historical lineage of ethnomusicology and its relation...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 213–221.
Published: 01 August 2008
...) and a somehow naïve optimism regarding the capacity of literary texts to refer to an outside world as it is implicitly carried and sometimes professed by “cultural studies.” In this situation, the concept of Stimmung (most frequently illustrated by metaphors of being wrapped into, say, weather, or the sound...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 97–103.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of perception and interspecies research, a “singing with,” not just about or like, the nonhuman animal. The infrahuman sounds of Lila Zemborain's jellyfish (“Mauve Sea Orchids”) or the revolving phonemes of Emily Dickinson's hummingbird (“A route of evanescence”) organize perception and citation along...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 183–202.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... First, a meditative Stevens: unagonistic, verbally ruminative, romantic (but called “postromantic”), a repository of human responses, post-Christian yet lyric—a poet whose verse does not make truculent, discordant claims but rather “eke[s] out the mind,” forming “the particulars of sounds.” Secondly...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 203–218.
Published: 01 August 2014
... work, especially the best of it, is sounded. We are thus left with the question: Is this new novel the biggest fake of all? In this way, reading such a novel puts its would-be critic in the position of either spoiling the joke or playing along with it. Is this revolting development not fundamentally...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 153–170.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Alexander Etkind The early twenty-first-century Russia still calls itself, and is called, “post-Soviet.” But this term increasingly sounds like a purposeful euphemism, which both insiders and observers from outside are using to conceal the novelty of Putinism. Though Putinism is entirely different...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 1–24.
Published: 01 November 2020
... drugs and madness; and the rise to cultural prominence of dolphins as archetypes of intelligent liberated beings. Sound technologies, especially tape, were the conditio sine qua non of Lilly’s cetacean research. He used tape obsessively in his efforts to decrypt dolphin communications and later...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 123–132.
Published: 01 August 2022
... in a remote meadow ringed by second-growth redwoods. Brown developed his interest in the “law of metamorphosis,” which he thought poetry captures, and put his attention on how the human body changes, producing text as sound or performance. Using two anthologies compiled by Jerome Rothenberg, Brown drew...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 29–38.
Published: 01 August 2022
... counterculture. Consequently, he professed a Dionysian outlook on the body politic as a single and singular corporeality, and pledged allegiance to the rhetorical principle of paronomasia—a play on words that sound alike but have different meanings. In his final works Brown came to repeatedly affirm...
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Published: 01 February 2022
Figure 1 Boris Yankovsky's caricatures of himself and Arseny Avraamov, to be printed in place of waveforms on the optical soundtrack. From V. Solev, “Absolute Music by Designed Sound,” American Cinematographer , April 1936. More
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 97–114.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of Relation And let us not insist upon the optic metaphor which opens up every theoretical view under the sun. —Jacques Derrida, White Mythology Sounds go through the muscles these abstract wordless movements they start off cells that haven’t...