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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 203–228.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Oleg Gelikman Duke University Press 2006 Bourdieu’s Rules, Flaubert’s Style, Mallarmé’s Game: The Rules of Art and the ‘‘Unmasking Turn of Mind’’ Oleg Gelikman Analysis of the interpretative element which is inherent even...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 39–44.
Published: 01 August 2022
... the sources and particular properties of what Nobby calls the “apocalyptic style” in poetry, with its correlation of modern prophecy and avant-garde experimentation (Brown 1991 : 88). Nobby emphasizes that prophecy, as he conceives it, following from Blake's equation, is a specifically modern phenomenon...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 1–29.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Russ Castronovo By treating conservatism as a style of thought, this essay examines how a flair for abjuring the social contract, social welfare, socialism, indeed, society itself provides pleasure from the pain of violation and lost autonomy. The innovation of Ayn Rand’s writing is to make...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Peter Fenves Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:1 / sheet 71 of 224 6808 boundar Of Philosophical Style—from Leibniz to Benjamin Peter Fenves...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
... critics of American literary parochialism a text that is difficult to assimilate neatly into current interpretive practices. “The Suffering Channel” depicts a cast of characters who work for Style magazine in the months immediately preceding the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Focused on these characters...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Gloria Davies What do we mean by “Chinese thought,” and how should we engage with it? This essay begins with the claim that sixiang , or “Chinese thought,” is best approached as both a mode of critical inquiry and a style of rhetorical persuasion. It argues that Lu Xun's reflections on baihua...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 223–238.
Published: 01 August 2008
... to bear on Ang Lee's intentions in making this film as well as on the differences of style and approach between Ang Lee and Eileen Chang, on whose original story the film is based. The essay pays particular attention to Ang Lee's diasporic background as a Chinese filmmaker from Taiwan with a cultural...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 263–292.
Published: 01 February 2022
... favor an aggressively animated style of visual effects while returning actors to a reprise of the suppositional performance style of traditional opera. 1. I refer to André Bazin's idea that the ultimate aspiration of cinema's inventors and filmmakers was to create “a perfect illusion...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 165–168.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of a deep necessity and constituted an ingenious literary innovation. But here this style exists in a void. When an author becomes enslaved to his own style, when form is empty of content, the result is not merely boring. In his previous books, Sebald was a great writer of the German trauma...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 239–265.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of “light,” which are the hypomnemata , or inscriptions, themselves. The progressivist and utopist styles, and weak messianism, which defined twentieth-century critical projects, themselves fueled the ecocidal trajectory. Any future war over inscriptions, the last perimeters of which bots now probe...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lee Konstantinou This essay analyzes William Gibson's eighth novel, Pattern Recognition , and argues that Gibson uses literary style to invite his readers to embrace the ethos of the coolhunter. Modeled on but not identical to Cayce Pollard's “violent reactivity to the semiotics of the marketplace...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 125–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
... to imagine a new progressivism in Capitalism and Christianity, American Style . Duke University Press 2009 Do They Believe in Magic? Politics and Postmodern Literature John A. McClure “You should really try and make an adult...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 11–24.
Published: 01 August 2009
... to erase any artistic evidence of “lyric style.” Such writers call into question the concepts of both “intentionality” and “expressiveness” in literature. They constrain the cognitive functions of the self on behalf of other aesthetic functions in the text (be these functions automatic, mannerist...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the framework of any integral literary tradition in order to discover global styles; (2) how to, with such a philology, then begin tracking a species history of intelligence. Reading with Discrepant Engagement R. A. Judy    Of Periphrasis...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 133–158.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Brian Reed In recent years, scholars have begun declaring obsolete the old post-World War II opposition in U.S. poetry between avant-garde and mainstream poetics. This article responds that the celebrated new “hybrid style” in fact represents a new normative consensus against which future avant...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 183–202.
Published: 01 August 2009
... seriatic styles befit rather than reject the cyclonic modernist historical modes adopted early and briefly by Eliot, grandly and insistently by Pound, and later by Williams. The Stevens Wars Al Filreis In the house the house is all...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 February 2014
... that such a disposition would be irrelevant in the case of socialism, known for its ideology of productivism and its practice of consumer shortage. I will argue that, in fact, Soviet-style societies were based on a similar logic, even if the “elsewheres” generating desire were castigated by propaganda and considered...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
...-century style literary realism, it proposes to consider Lu Xun as a modernist writer and uses a comparative perspective to underscore his commonalities with European modernism. Comparing “The True story of Ah Q” with Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan and Kafka's “Building the Great Wall of China...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 127–145.
Published: 01 November 2016
...: with its radically ambiguous disposition of image space, cubism is the prototypical “theme of modernism.” Picasso and Truth focuses on the particular structure of spatiality that lends a deep-seated unity of concern to Picasso's oeuvre through all its manifest variation in style during his long career...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... problematization of the “Jewish question,” as a timely supplement to his destructive style. It is this ability to incorporate new critical approaches that makes Spanos relevant today and that will make his thought important in the future. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 mundialización secular...