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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 213–239.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Stanley Shostak Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:3 / sheet 217 of 252 6943 boundar Struggle in The Structure of Evolutionary Theory Stanley Shostak...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 5–28.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Genealogies of Translation Theory: Jerome Lawrence Venuti 1. Instrumental versus Hermeneutic Models Although the history of translation theory and practice has been characterized by various concepts and strategies, two...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2014
... to definitive meanings and exact differences. The more open conventions of theory present a better model for this task of description and analysis. A historical account of the unstable associations of terror reveals how limiting and how aggressively polemical the post-9/11 anglophone attributions of terror have...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... Spanos: his experiences as an American POW during the Dresden firebombing, his introduction of Martin Heidegger’s destructive/projective hermeneutics into the American academy in the 1970s, and his translation of these personal and scholarly commitments into pedagogical theory and practice. After...
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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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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Mark Mazower © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Foucault, Agamben: Theory and the Nazis Mark Mazower It was “a threatening world which could crush us . . . a situation that had to end.” “Waiting for the dawn,” was how he...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 91–113.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Steven J. Venturino Duke University Press 2006 Inquiring After Theory in China Steven J. Venturino How can one take Edward Said’s advice and speak truth to power when power refuses to listen, when it actively suppresses...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 67–84.
Published: 01 February 2008
...R. Radhakrishnan © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Grievable Life, Accountable Theory R. Radhakrishnan In a world structured in dominance, is it viable, justifiable, and “con- scionable” to indulge in ontological thinking? What...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 95–106.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Calvin Warren Abstract There is much in Hortense Spillers's work to celebrate—from black feminism to literary criticism. One of her crucial contributions, however, has received little, if any, scholarly attention. Calvin Warren calls this a black discourse theory . Although we've focused...
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Published: 01 February 2024
Figure 1 Drawing by Hortense J. Spillers. Feminist Theory Archive, John Hay Library, Brown University. Courtesy of Hortense J. Spillers. More
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 61–86.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Jiwei Ci Duke University Press 2007 What Is in the Cloud? A Critical Engagement with Thomas Metzger on “The Clash between Chinese and Western Political Theories” Jiwei Ci 1 A menacing cloud hangs across...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 157–179.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to map the unfolding labyrinth of Fletcher’s conceptual world. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 allegory theory poetry secrecy horizon References Ashbery John . 2008 . Collected Poems 1956–1987 . Edited by Ford Mark . New York : Library of America...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 251–263.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Lindsay Waters In the twentieth century, criticism flourished in the academy in the English language from the 1930s to the 1960s, but gradually a hyperprofessionalized discourse purporting to be criticism took its place. The problem was exacerbated because people misunderstand literary theory...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 65–88.
Published: 01 August 2019
... that prefigured developments within Miyoshi’s critical consciousness, particularly regarding pursuits of justice within and beyond the university. I argue that Miyoshi’s pedagogical commitment to justice for students nourished his skepticism toward academic discipline—in theory and practice. This enduring...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 27–46.
Published: 01 February 2009
... or anti-emancipatory figures plays a crucial role in the development of Badiou's theory of political subjectivity. How are we to think subjects which oppose, betray, or neutralize egalitarian militancy, or what Badiou would call fidelity to a truth-procedure? The article combines an account of this little...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 95–112.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to embody at a foundational level a theory of language that some recent philosophers, including Charles Taylor and Philip Pettit, locate partly in the writings of Thomas Hobbes. As in Hobbes's political theory, this theory of language is closely tied to the conception of political sovereignty as necessarily...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 23–34.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Élise Derroitte Modern pedagogy, as distinguished particularly from Enlightenment theories, is characterized by an effort to reconnect the content of education (what is taught) to the particular experience of individuals who learn. From Dilthey to Dewey, the notion of experience ( Erlebnis ) has...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 77–93.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Margo Natalie Crawford Abstract This essay uncovers the ties between Hortense Spillers's theory and criticism and Toni Morrison's literature. Crawford's analysis of representations of “flesh” in “Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe” (1987) and Beloved (1987) becomes a springboard for her analysis of other...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 133–187.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Institute during the summer of 2006. The dialogue takes up questions of the relationship between Drucker's theory and Marxist theories of capitalism, the intellectual usefulness of “post-capitalism” in understanding contemporary developments in capitalism, and its possible relevance to the developmental...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 49–61.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Tracie Morris “Rakim's Performativity” considers the influence and relevance of pioneering Rapper Rakim's influential track “Follow the Leader” through the lens of J. L. Austin's theory of performativity presented in his philosophical work How to Do Things with Words . The author reflects...