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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 207–241.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Joe Cleary Duke University Press 2004 Toward a Materialist-Formalist History of Twentieth-Century Irish Literature Joe Cleary 1 Most accounts of contemporary Irish culture tend to be largely affir- mative, even...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 125–155.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Wang Hui Scientific Worldview, Culture Debates, and the Reclassification of Knowledge in Twentieth-century China Wang Hui Translated by Hongmei Yu Scientific Worldview and Modern...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Sebastian Veg This article attempts to bring a new perspective to the debate on Chinese modernism and, in so doing, to reflect on the idea of modernism itself. Rather than opposing European “high modernists” and an early twentieth-century Chinese literature defined by Enlightenment and nineteenth...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Seamus Deane The essay tracks the history of republicanism in Ireland during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The eighteenth-century rebellion of the United Irishmen of 1798 was based on the principles of the American and French Revolutions. But after the Great Famine of 1845–47, although...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Leah Feldman Two types of translation dominated the social sphere of the Bolshevik revolution and civil war at the beginning of the twentieth century: the translation of diverse languages in the multilingual empire and a Marxist-Leninist linguistic turn that emphasized the role of dialectical...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 59–87.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of triangulations and mediations between Cavafian and early twentieth-century words and worlds. This is not to trace influences or deep affinities but to deploy Cavafy as the “century's interlocutor,” in Paul's immodest but resonant phrase. Among the mediating or triangulated figures are F. T. Marinetti, E. M...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 1–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Joe Cleary One of the most brilliant and controversial critics to emerge in Ireland in the twentieth century, Seamus Deane has produced a significant body of work that traces with insight and verve the development of modern Irish literature from the eighteenth century to the contemporary moment...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 75–95.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Emmanuel Alloa If literary avant-garde journals and their communities have been, in the twentieth century, a space for creating, if not sustaining, major political utopias, it should help explain why this “literary communism,” as Jean-Luc Nancy called it, is not a weakened or substitutional form...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 February 2011
... in recent years, Chinese policy makers have again used the Confucius label as part of their “charm offensive” to win friends and influence in the world. This essay traces the major interpretations of Confucius and the social manifestations of those evaluations in the twentieth century, culminating...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 77–94.
Published: 01 November 2017
... through the early twentieth-century American revival of COIN in Iraq—to tame uncontrollable, asymmetrical threats in part by knowing them. Of Partisans and Paranoid Experts Julian Bourg The sociologist Lisa Stampnitzky claims that only...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 91–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
...’ laisa hum irtiḥālan,” “My Constant Wish Is They Not Be Departing”), apropos the literary and political work of twentieth-century Tunisian thinker Mahmud al-Mas‘adī. Both the flight and its exposition belong to what J. Kameron Carter and Sara Jane Cervenak call “the Black Outdoors,” invoking in part...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Mario De Caro; Telmo Pievani For many centuries, since the beginning of the modern age, the Roman Catholic Church held an ambivalent attitude toward science, until an enlightened position seemed to prevail at the end of the twentieth century, with two papal statements that respectively concerned...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Marcia Landy The last decades of the twentieth century witnessed a restructuring of capital and redistribution of wealth to the top of an economic pyramid on an international scale. This neoliberal “reform” involves the gradual dismantling of the welfare state, relegation of the employed...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 213–221.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht For some years now, inside observers have felt that literary studies has arrived at a moment of stagnation. Not only has a fifty-year-long sequence of changing “paradigms” come to a standstill since the final years of the twentieth century; not only are we longing for new...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 125–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., this article argues, is in their readiness to grapple with the profound crisis of ideas and strategies that overtook the Left in the second half of the twentieth century, as the tenets of traditional progressive thought and struggle came to seem ever less efficacious. The break with conventional ideas...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 123–132.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Joyelle McSweeney This paper considers Hannah Weiner's collage practice as a species of bricolage in keeping with early twentieth-century practitioners such as Tzara and Schwitters. In operating in this disparaged modality and refusing the closure of conventional able-bodied texts, Weiner's work...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 199–216.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Chua Beng Huat By the end of the twentieth century, it was conventional, among social and political theory circles in developed countries of the West, to assume that a liberal capitalist democracy would be the endpoint of political economic development. However, this hegemonic desire of liberalism...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 151–167.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., by giving an account of what it was like for him as a person who had grown up in an orthodox Catholic family in America in the second half of the twentieth century to suddenly find himself, in reading Milton, to be living in a world where bitsiness was the rule. He had to learn to read things literally...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the addresses delivered by Ağamalıoğlu suggests that the Turcological Congress has left us a unique archive of the contradictions inherent in Leninist communist philology and the anticolonial language politics of the early twentieth century. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 I thank Şahnaz...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 145–156.
Published: 01 May 2017
... conversations on aesthetics, science, and creationism in the twentieth century, and finally examine an actual text written by a troupe of Sulawesi macaques. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 artificial intelligence intelligent design posthumanism algorithm text generation References...