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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 27–62.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... Agamben's naming the profane rather than the sacred in the title of this work does not, however, represent a turn to a new topic. Beginning with his first books in the 1970s, he has shown himself deeply interested in the idea of the profane, in significant part through terms and concepts employed by Walter...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 31–54.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Christopher Connery; Jonathan Franzen Christopher Connery and Jonathan Franzen recorded this interview at a moment when Franzen's new work in progress was morphing into something quite different from the original plan. The discussion was fairly wide ranging—it touched on topics of regionalism...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 August 2010
... “The Concept of Comparative Literature and the Theoretical Problems of Translation,” this essay explores topics for a new comparative literature: the theology of translation, translation and pedagogy, the right to untranslatability, and comparative literature as such as a translation problem. © 2010 by Duke...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., and Lewis Mumford, and others, and then discusses F. O. Matthiessen and the establishment of the postwar/cold war canon and its associated topics. Tanner focuses on the interrelations among writing, democracy, nationality, the canon, and the problematic of the alienation of the writer and the processes...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 105–120.
Published: 01 August 2009
... attachment and the sweet nothing, given how central they are to poetry. This article is a short section from a book I'm working on that is composed of many short pieces on all manner of topics that concern contemporary poetry. Duke University Press 2009 A Liquid Hand Blossoms...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 59–72.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Bruce Robbins In this interview, conducted at Columbia University in the fall of 2013, Turkish Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk discusses the trajectory of his own novels, what has and has not changed in the genre's social aspirations and challenges, its characteristic topics and settings, its...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 17–57.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Andrew David King Andrew David King interviews Charles Bernstein on topics that include the composition of All the Whiskey in Heaven, L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E , the situatedness of poetry and poetics, Charles Altieri on the relation of poetry to rhetoric, poetry and identity poetics/politics, the Mandelstam...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 179–204.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Lawrence Venuti Despite the increased attention that translation has received in conjunction with the newly revived topic of “world literature,” translation research and practice continue to be marginal in comparative literature as the field has developed in the United States. The evidence...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 29–77.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Rosalind C. Morris Ursprüngliche Akkumulation , Marx's term for the logically paradoxical phenomenon of an accumulation that is both the effect and the origin of capitalist accumulation, has been the topic of nearly endless debate since the publication of Das Kapital . Many analyses of this concept...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 113–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
... simulation game, and the transmedia game) and tackles a different topic (poverty and homelessness in the United States, underdevelopment of the Third World, and immigration struggles in Europe). Despite these differences, they all actively challenge the victory-oriented nature of gamification while...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 February 2014
... that the frequent application of postcolonial theories to the study of the region is to some extent enlightening but essentially insufficient. The author then broaches the main topic of the article—the import of Eastern European art in recent processes of subjectivization, identification, and representation...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 163–188.
Published: 01 May 2019
...,” and others—that gave it the nickname “Red Chongqing” and made it a point of reference and admiration for many on the Chinese left. The “Chongqing Model” was for a few years a widely debated topic nationwide, but the fall and trial of Bo Xilai and his wife brought the model discourse to an abrupt end...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 41–57.
Published: 01 May 2021
... time and the keen interest of colonial intellectuals on some of the poet's favorite topics, such as Hellenistic racial and cultural hybridity; Cavafy's encounters with major colonial figures, including Evelyn Baring (1st Earl of Cromer), T. E. Lawrence, and Ronald Storrs; and the interpretative...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 57–81.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Julie Orlemanski Abstract This essay explores the issue's topic, “The ‘Medieval’ Undone: Imagining a New Global Past,” by asking what it has meant, and what it could yet mean, to be postmedieval. It does so by telling a specific institutional history, that of postmedieval: a journal of medieval...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 223–249.
Published: 01 February 2024
... that one cannot write on such an urgent political topic without addressing at length the role of culture in political thought and national sentiment. The author theorizes the role of the emotions in the creation of political subjectivities, concentrating especially on the central role that the web...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of Pittsburgh to discuss the results of research into the topic “the militarization of knowledge.” Colleagues investigated this topic along two parallel lines. First, we investigated the ways in which the state militarizes knowledge produced in various fields of science and the humanities. Sec- ond, we...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 201–208.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., clearly, but a humanist—primarily because, in Edward’s mind, Gramsci believed in human will. This topic—the role of the will and judgment in human creation—had, of course, formatively preoccu- pied Said as a reader and as a scholar- critic since his days as a graduate student at Harvard...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 1.
Published: 01 August 2017
... on poetry and poetics, with special emphasis on the topic of the UCLA meeting, “The Social Life of Poetic Language.” The editorial collec- tive would like to thank its members, Aamir Mufti and Donald Pease, along with their home institutions for hosting our meetings. We also met at the University...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 91–113.
Published: 01 May 2006
... in Literature and Culture at the 2004 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, where I first offered provisional comments on this topic. Thanks, as well, to the anonymous boundary 2 reviewers, Robbie Barnett, and especially Simon During for his invaluable suggestions and support. 1. W. J. T. Mitchell and Wang...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 115.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and Culture at the 2004 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, where I first offered provisional comments on this topic. Thanks, as well, to the anonymous boundary 2 reviewers, Robbie Barnett, and especially Simon During for his invaluable suggestions and support. 1. W. J. T. Mitchell and Wang Ning...