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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 19–27.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Michael Hays This essay addresses the rather complex questions of the history and function of the word tragedy : Is there a historically and logically consistent use of the word that can serve as a constant in discussions of both drama and dramatic theory? I will try to address some of the reasons...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Michael Dutton Duke University Press 2005 From Culture Industry to Mao Industry: A Greek Tragedy Michael Dutton Essentially, there are two ideal types of politics in this world, one that intensifies political conviction...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 199–212.
Published: 01 November 2020
... on strong leaders, but not essentially anti-Semitic, sits uncomfortably with his more personal horror at the Nazi invasion of individual privacy. Defiant analysis yields to tragedy as the memoir goes on to represent individual capitulations to Nazi tactics, including Haffner’s own. Reflecting our current...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 79–89.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Marie-Rose Logan In 1872, The Birth of Tragedy appeared and almost immediately gave rise to one of the greatest controversies and quarrels in the history of learning. Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff attacked Nietzsche's book with savage irony and narrow professional objections. Nietzsche's...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 77–80.
Published: 01 February 2013
... attempted to resolve continue to be dramatized in all their urgency by modern tragedy. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Vassilis Lambropoulos The project of postsecularism pertains to the role of faith after the Reformation. It represents...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., or put by the latter into the former’s mouth) and the survivor’s testimony, as circumscribed in our “era of the witness.” It also reflects on Derrida’s timidity in Archive Fever , with regard to explaining the intimate relationship between the “archive” and the “great holocaustic tragedies of our modern...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 101–137.
Published: 01 August 2013
... the intellectual genealogy of a society in which people never directly experience life or the shock of its displacement but contemplate it via images constructed by others, we must call to mind the Poetics, espe- cially its rhetoric to deny spectacle an essential role in tragedy. Aristotle’s analyses...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 73–81.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... BST: Is symbolism better than reproduction? WB:No. BST: Is reproduction better than tragedy? Tseng 2000.5.26 09:03 OCV:1 Bernstein / 11 Interrogations from Shadowtime 77...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the epistemological horizon put into place by the prior moment of the anticolonial movement. These critical 5. Slavoj Žižek, First as Tragedy, Then as Farce (London: Verso, 2009), 115. 6. Emily Apter has addressed this topic in several remarkable essays. Some of them are included in The Translation Zone...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 February 2004
... little difficulty in assigning tragedy to the annals of the European past, for all its glories and splendors: ‘‘The history of humanity has been a romance and a tragedy! In it we read the brilliant annals of the few who seemed born to reap the fruits of the earthButthetragedy of humanity! Millions...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2015
... classicized as timeless mourner does too much work on behalf of the lamentational politics of mortalist humanism to ignore her.2 The figure of Antigone in mourning gains its strength from an estab- lished reading of Sophocles’s tragedy. The task of breaking the Antigone effect thus requires...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 231–245.
Published: 01 May 2015
...” (72) and allowing the excess of an aestheticized attitude within representation. But this awareness of the role of sublimation requires that we decide among two basic options. Typically, we sublimate trauma by staging our- selves as confronting tragedy and manifesting our noble souls...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 165–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
... officials believe that . . . [Deng] had no choice but to do what he did [i.e. firing on the students and demonstrators]. . . . As much as we scholars . . . want to find clear answers that explain the causes of that tragedy, the truth is that none of us can be certain what would...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
...    Of Periphrasis   Mas’alat-ul-talḵīs ού αι 1 هي و و و في ما من هي في ال في بن 2 1. Tragedy, then, is mimesis of an action...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 135–139.
Published: 01 August 2006
.... The initial reactions to the attacks in New York and in Washington were classically Aristotelian in the face of what was perceived as tragedy, and this feeling was reinforced as the events leading to the crash of United Flight 93 in Pennsylvania were reconstructed. There was pity for the victims...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 35–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of Nietzsche,” specifically of the “abyss of aestheticism” opened up in Nietzsche’s The Birth of Tragedy (Nägele 1996: 121). For a rejection of this interpretation, see Cohen 1998 (120n23). 3. Although the significant influence of Marxism should not be underestimated in this struggle, the complex nature...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 November 2018
... by Eshleman Clayton Smith Annette . Berkeley : University of California Press . Dandridge Dorothy Conrad Earl 2000 . Everything and Nothing: The Dorothy Dandridge Tragedy . New York : Harper Collins . Dayan Colin . 2005 . “ Legal Terrors .” Representations 92 : 42 – 80...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 1.
Published: 01 May 2005
... and the Narrative of the Universal / 81 George Steinmetz / The Genealogy of a Positivist Haunting: Comparing Prewar and Postwar U.S. Sociology / 109 Marilyn Ivy / In/Comparable Horrors: Total War and the Japanese Thing / 137 Michael Dutton / From Culture Industry to Mao Industry: A Greek Tragedy / 151...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 197–217.
Published: 01 August 2017
... but to actualities, to history. . . . The worst has befallen, befalls every day. It has merely, so far as I know, not befallen me. Tragedy figures my exposure to history as my exposure to fortune or fate; comedy as my exposure to accident or luck. Each will have its way of figuring...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 45–67.
Published: 01 May 2002
... as Nietzsche senses in him what brings about the death of tragedy, Benjamin conceives of him as the one who makes possible the form of the Trauerspiel in bringing tragedy to an end. See also the early fragment entitled ‘‘Soc- rates’’ (SW, 1:52). 54 boundary 2 / Summer 2002 paradoxically, what ought...