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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Jonathan Arac Chang-Rae Lee's Native Speaker (1995) demonstrates the work a novel can do in speaking (up) for the human in the current life of the United States, even though the novel as an institution has become residual, as print literature yields to other media forms. Through his epigraph from...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 71–103.
Published: 01 May 2007
... abolish slavery is the most recent object that his interpreters have invoked to represent this contention. But the crisis with which I shall be primarily concerned took place within the speaker of Emerson’s “Experience.” Although this speaker articu- lated it in an idiom that was implicated in...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2006) 33 (2): 129–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
... death. The speaker’s longing for his diseased father is given a ghostly shape in the third stanza: It was my father I saw this morning waving to me from the trees. I almost called to him, until I came close enough to see the shovel, leaning where I had left it, in...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 201–229.
Published: 01 February 2018
...” was the original title of Derek Mahon’s “Spring in Belfast,” the revised title underlining the anxiety and difficulty of placing the self in Belfast (Mahon 1968: 6; 1999: 13). Mahon’s speaker recognizes his “own” commu- nity, however uncomfortable the identification, but though Morrissey’s poem...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2001) 28 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 February 2001
... speaker made sense inside their cage of letters. How could I translate my hands holding the warm bottom of a Pyrex bowl tilted under the lamp shade’s hood, so I could look at what my mother was going to show the doctor, the red my brother had thrown...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 119–145.
Published: 01 August 2011
... when this lineage of imaginary speakers asks as if one—What will happen after I’m gone?—we realize we will have arrived at that moment of being truly together only when we are able to maintain that unbridgeable distance between ourselves and the ones who have preceded us. The art of translation...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 251–253.
Published: 01 February 2006
... recently finished a book on concepts of time and motion in Renaissance English poetry. He was the keynote speaker at the Poetics and Cognitive Science Colloquy, for Dactyl Foundation, New York City, in September 2005. 252 boundary 2 / Spring 2006 Benedetto Fontana teaches political philosophy and...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 123–132.
Published: 01 August 2009
... said to be a “native speaker”? And if one is not a native speaker of any language, what kind of speaker is one? 4. Perhaps a nonspeaker? A silent speaker? A clairvoyant? 5. The spirits are telephoned. Who invented it? DADA (Dada Excites Every- thing, 1921 6. Hannah Weiner presents us with a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 183–202.
Published: 01 August 2009
... dissociative “one,” sometimes the third-person personal “he” as the speaker—but is always consistent. The speaker is a poet-figure evolving over the course of poems: a modern person always on the verge of, but finally doubtful of, natural 23. In this I was aided by an excellent gathering...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 157–179.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Lunar Bae- deker collection from that year. ‘‘Der Blinde Junge’’ dramatizes an extraor- dinary transaction that occurs when the speaker comes across a blind war victim busking on a Vienna pavement. The dam Bellona littered her eyeless offspring Kriegsopfer upon...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 27–31.
Published: 01 November 2015
....” She would have been fif- teen herself; neither of us is sure how old he was, but most likely seventeen or eighteen. She never told me what he ordered; she never told me what they talked about. But she did tell me that the car he had driven to Kmart had speakers embedded in the wheel wells, so...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 251–262.
Published: 01 August 2008
... final exchange between the speakers about the human scale of knowledge (“the world must be measured by eye”) instead of the absolute knowledge of any deity results in a string of superlatives (Sidney says those who defend poetry will “dwell upon superlatives The quoted negations...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2007
... quite innovative: he gave over the entire narration of a major work to a near- illiterate speaker of nonstandard language, allowing no mediating figure of cultural authority and standard usages to come between the reader and the orally modeled voice of Huck. In his author’s “Explanatory” note on...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2003) 30 (3): 67–105.
Published: 01 August 2003
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 243–246.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Korea to cover the cease-fire talks and was present at the signing of the cease-fire accords at Panmunjom. A rebel against Stalinism, he was one of the speakers at the meeting of the famous Petõfi Circle, which is considered the event that prepared the Revolution of 1956. He has been honored...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 71–74.
Published: 01 May 2012
... at “Orientalism and the Invention of World Literatures,” a conference held at UCLA in the spring of 2010. I am most grateful to all the speakers who presented at the conference. Some of the papers have been revised significantly from their original form, and the dossier also reproduces the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 May 2004
... other. Faiz himself has spoken of these poems as turning points in his aesthetic development, marking a growing sense of dissatisfaction with the dominant, ‘‘romantic’’ literary ethos of the times.9 Thus, in the latter poem, the dominant mood is set by the speaker’s asking the beloved not to ask for...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 159–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... stamp it out, suggests that it is less a matter of Pidgin speakers being unable to speak standard English but their choosing it as a symbol of local identity.”15 Even Bernstein, despite the rumor that language writing is “against” identity or poetic voice, acknowledges “as long as social...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 87–108.
Published: 01 May 2002
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 105–120.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of the speaker’s situation, which seems to be a failed sexual relation at age sixteen that ends in humiliation. Hence rain like worms, et cetera. If not too much makes sense in this poem, it’s because the speaker is too psycho- logically distressed to make any sense. She can only throw bits and...