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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 155–175.
Published: 01 May 2009
... necessarily, opposed ways of seeing. Thus, far from solving problems of testimony by displaying hard evidence of death, the memorials reveal anew the necessity of an impossible testimony, that is, a testimony of the dead. Duke University Press 2009 Rwanda’s Bones...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
... the ethnographer, as an effect of our “transcendental” historicism, which determines once and for all the objects that circulate in our universities. The second part of the study shows the strange similitude of structure between the native’s testimony (the one that is expected from the native by the...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 219–248.
Published: 01 February 2016
... terms. But in the footnotes that accompany the chapter, Marx quotes the reportage of various humanitarian agencies and the testimony of workers (not The Worker) in a manner that materializes the irreducible particularity of individuals and their historically situated speaking. In this essay, I read “The...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Being and Time , namely, that it takes Dasein itself as both the agent and the witness— the source of phenomenological evidence or testimony—for the inquiry. Dasein, that is, being both the philosophical inquirer and the entity that calls itself “I,” whose being is being-with “others,” can be none other...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Stuart Hall, among others, at the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Study in the UK; and research generated by the Indian Subaltern Studies group are testimonials to Gramsci's ongoing legacy. These texts followed Gramsci in performing a multifaceted examination of language, political, and...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 229–231.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., 2013. Goldberg, Shari. Quiet Testimony: A Theory of Witnessing from Nineteenth-­Century American Literature. New York: Fordham University Press, 2013. Gourgouris, Stathis. Lessons in Secular Criticism. New York: Fordham University Press, 2013. Jonsson, Stefan. Crowds and Democracy: The Idea and...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 63–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
... addressivity; the result was a poetics of unad- dressed objectivity, an objectivity that would not suffer to be presented by anyone but, as it were, presented itself. To develop this further, let me start by distinguishing two types of testimony. At the outset, I will refer to them simply as Type A and Type...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Berman, Jessica. Modernist Fiction, Cosmopolitanism, and the Politics of Commu- nity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Bernard-Donals, Michael, and Richard Glejzner. Between Witness and Testimony: The Holocaust and the Limits of Representation. New York: State University of New York Press...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 233–236.
Published: 01 February 2001
... Press, 2000. Blanchot, Maurice. The Instant of My Death. / Derrida, Jacques. Demeure: Fiction and Testimony. Trans. Elizabeth Rottenberg. Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics. Stan- ford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2000. Boyle, Frank. Swift as Nemesis: Modernity and Its Satirist. Stanford, Calif...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 257–260.
Published: 01 August 2002
... Biography of a Runaway Slave / Biografía de un cimarrón (1966), the book that founds the genre of testimonio (testimonial narrative). John Beverley is professor of Spanish and Latin American literature and cultural...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 49–70.
Published: 01 May 2020
... : 190 – 204 . Felman Shoshana Laub Dori . 1992 . Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis, and History . New York : Routledge . Frazier E. Franklin . 1939 . The Negro Family in the United States . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Freud...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 February 2008
... enter the realm of pure biological being, existing in an intermediate state between humanity and death. He represents the figure of the “untestifiable”—the limits to the validity and possibility of testimony in Auschwitz (although in fact some tes- timonies of former “Muslims” end...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 217–233.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., his testimony to the unspeakable event at Dresden resonates still. Rejecting the official forms of narrative forgetting that would have 4. William V. Spanos, The Errant Art of “Moby-­Dick”: The Canon, the Cold War, and the Struggle for American Studies (Durham, NC: Duke University Press...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 47–59.
Published: 01 February 2009
... collaboration with Che Guevara (and who subsequently worked with Rigoberta Menchú in the creation of her famous testimonial narrative, I, Rigoberta Mench has sought to combine a posture of disillusion with the armed struggle and her active involvement today in the opposition to Hugo Chávez in...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 47–53.
Published: 01 August 2002
..., but inverted. In my opinion, it was not interesting as a documentary; some of the testimonies it presented that are true were interesting; others, on the other hand, seemed absolutely exaggerated to me. Of course, I...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 35–59.
Published: 01 August 2006
... National Interest to Dissent Magazine, suggesting ideology’s resurrection in the guise of Islamist totalitarianism as an explanation of what drives ter- rorism. The first clear public testimony to this resurrection as a statement of policy came on June 28, 2005, in a speech given by President Bush, at...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 71–103.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Crisis of Emersonianism  81 The range of the word’s possible meanings achieves relative stability only when situated within the legal model of the trial. The trial both derives from and proceeds by way of a crisis of truth that requires an assessment of con- flicting testimony for its verdictive...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 February 2013
... to the name secular, yet we invoke it with the generic prefix that, as if by some inordinate magic, renames it in the very claim to have made it vanish. These are regrettable contortions. To call our present historical moment postsecular is testimony to our incapacity to deconstruct the...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 217–223.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Limits of Autobiography: Trauma and Testimony. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2001. Gordon, Rae Beth. Why the French Love Jerry Lewis: From Cabaret to Early Cinema. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2001. Griffith, Glyne, ed. Caribbean Cultural Identities. Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 189–205.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Hunter (about GIs from southwestern Pennsylvania imprisoned by the Viet- cong), or in testimonial narratives of political prisoners who passed through torture centers, or in Amnesty International’s mass mailings of letters under the title “Someone Is Being Tortured,” describing the ordeal of this or...