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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 February 2017
... . Translated by Folliot Denise Mathews Jackson . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Totally, Tenderly, Tragically: BS and BB Daniel Ross Walter Benjamin famously linked the process of proletarianization to the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of “agonistic humanism” that they support, and the book’s deft navigation of the relationship between interpretation and theorizing. It also queries the emphasis on Antigone’s quest for sovereignty at the cost of acknowledging her imbrication in ancestral curse and tragic frames of agency and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 35–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... identify their cryptic nature with his traumatic break from Gustav Wyneken and the tragic failures of the youth movement. This involves, on the one hand, an inversion of his early Nietzschean influences into a political anti-Nietzscheanism, one that this essay explores through the figures of freedom...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2019) 46 (2): 121–137.
Published: 01 May 2019
... homeland rather than the state. One result of this rethinking of the history of Chinese intellectuals is the emergence of 1957, the beginning of the Anti-Rightist Campaign, as a critical, and tragic, turning point for socialist theory and practice in China and throughout the world. Copyright © 2019 by...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 February 2013
... belief. What enables the whole framework to stand together is a tragic view of the universe, which privileges the immanent sense of wonder over the transcendental sense of miracle. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Stathis Gourgouris I’m not...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 111–115.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... in matters of correspondence, the body is tragically absent. “in matters of correspondence, the body is tragically absent.” “in matters of correspondence, the body is tragically absent...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 77–80.
Published: 01 February 2013
... despaired of politics so as to feel postpolitical. At the same time, with the emergence of postsecularism we have witnessed a renewed interest in tragedy and the tragic. As the political art par excellence, tragedy deals with a crisis of authority as a regime is challenged to defend its...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 231–245.
Published: 01 May 2015
... trauma by staging our- selves as confronting tragedy and manifesting our noble souls in how we acknowledge the inevitable. Critchley thinks this attitude brings us too close to fantasies of autonomy, even in defeat, since we get to present our- selves as determining our attitudes. And the tragic...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 August 2010
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 147–164.
Published: 01 August 2011
... modernity, “the filthy modern tide,” as he puts it in “The Statues” (CWP, 345). Though born in intensely self-­aware joy, Markievicz’s mature imagination has tragically imprisoned itself in a world of violence destructive of whatever human innocence it once had. While no obvious mythic...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 267–268.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Comparative Literature. His authored books are Literature as National Institution (1988), The Rise of Eurocentrism (1993), and The Tragic Idea (2006). He has edited and coedited two books and two special journal issues. Currently, he is writing a book on the idea of hubris in modern theater. Aamir R...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 40–42.
Published: 01 May 2014
... confined to Hellenic culture alone: tragedy, the tragic hero of his- tory. It is with the greatest respect that one places today the figure of our brother Nelson Mandela in that teaching gallery. I asked Paul Bové if I could use my example of using Nelson Man- dela as a teaching text that comes...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 225–227.
Published: 01 August 2002
... seventies, met everyone, became a saint, and Chango always protected him on his tragic pilgrimages to Los Hoyos in Santiago, on his wanderings through Bayamo and Ciego de Ávila, on his medical trips to Brazil and Santo...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 209–215.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Tragic Sensibility (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2007); Sacred Order/Social Order, Vol. 3: The Jew of Culture (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008); The Feeling Intel- lect: Selected Writings (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990); The Triumph of the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2006) 33 (2): 75–90.
Published: 01 May 2006
... tradition or status, caught in the grip of not knowing whither or what, and, in terror, expecting some sort of total violation—this is, for Yeats, the tragic precondition of vision- ary creation. As Yeats’s gothic figures of speech suggest, being rather like the damsel in distress of chivalric romance...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 41–51.
Published: 01 May 2013
... kinds of counterfactual: the banal example (trivial and schematic) at one end, and, at the other, the sensational example (tragic, lurid, typically both public and intimate). Banal examples might be thought not to war- rant any further comment, precisely because they are banal. Frances Fer...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2000) 27 (2): 21–44.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Dennis Reardon (Brian Aherne) and Lady Helen Drummond (Merle Oberon) with the tragic role that Reardon/Collins is called on to play in the struggle for Irish independence. As in most Hollywood films of that era, the nature of the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2017) 44 (3): 3–15.
Published: 01 August 2017
... concerning the complexity of human motiva- tion. For this reason, Trilling found Henry James a crucial resource for the necessary imaginative effort. This complex imagination was tragic. Trilling scandalized US literary culture in 1959 when he spoke at the celebration to honor Robert Frost’s eighty...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2001) 28 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 2001
... much altered by the tragic events in Lebanon, the civil war, the Israeli invasion, the massacres. ‘‘All of this, however, went into abeyance as we watched and heard Shakespeare’s lines—‘Eternity was in our lips and eyes, Bliss in our brows bent’—as if spoken in the accents of wartime Cairo, back in...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2001) 28 (3): 117–123.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Hill in the wilds of her native Detroit to the equally splayed reaches of upper-middle-class Hollywood, certain Shakespearean voices of capitalist solitude, or the ego- machine of desire and romantic rage deployed insatiably under Capital. As the student voice flattens out King Lear’s tragic...