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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 203–228.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Naomi Mandel Duke University Press 2001 Rethinking ‘‘After Auschwitz Against a Rhetoric of the Unspeakable in Holocaust Writing Naomi Mandel 1. Just What Part of ‘‘Auschwitz’’ Don’t We Understand? When Theodor Adorno...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2000
...: Cassell, 1999. Buchanan, Ian, ed. A Deleuzian Century. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1999. Burt, Richard. Unspeakable ShaXXXspeare’s: Queer Theory and American Kiddie Culture. New...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 209–212.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the Popular. Durham, NC: Duke Uni- versity Press, 2011. Grosz, Elizabeth. Becoming Undone: Darwinian Reflections on Life, Politics, and Art. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011. Guidotti- Hernandez, Nicole M. Unspeakable Violence: Remapping U.S. and Mexi- can National Imaginaries. Durham, NC...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 287–291.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., 1999. Fraser, Kathleen. Translating the Unspeakable: Poetry and the Innovative Necessity. Modern and Contemporary Poetics. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2000. Freedman, Carl. Critical Theory and Science Fiction. Hanover, N.H.: Wesleyan Uni- versity Press, 2000. Gabler-Hover, Janet...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 55–69.
Published: 01 May 2007
... excess of the real over the lack [of desire in the symbolic order]. It is [thus] the destruction of the symbolic network by what reveals itself, here in the opening, of the unspeakable encounter. [Conse- quently,] it is necessary to channel anxiety’s effect, since it...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 133–155.
Published: 01 August 2001
... only to thematize—to give voice to—these hitherto invisible and unspeak- able ambiguities but also to endow them with a positive ontological force. In boundary 2 28:3, 2001. Copyright © 2001 by Duke University Press. 134 boundary 2 / Fall 2001 so doing, I claimed, Melville’s novel was...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2007
... story that must be told and recounted. It is a story about unspeakable things, about characters like Dr. Death, about the killing fields of Vlakpass. It is therefore about the spectacle and the heroism of those who defied it. These are stories of protest. But there are other stories to...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 229–245.
Published: 01 February 2006
... toll through sediment— at unspeakable untellable yod, wood, leather, fabric, organic char, ash of ash, then also there is the tiredness of pursuing anything like this. 3. The chair recognizes two points of information. By making this statement, were you trying...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Register, making myself unspeakably miserable, and frightening my very wits out of my head, for the small charge of a penny weekly; which con- sidering that there was an illustration to every number, in which there was always a pool of blood, and at least one body, was cheap 4 Dickens him- self was...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of the memoirs of Adorno and Spanos, which recount a war that engulfed both the globe and their two lives. The Memoir and War Only now, in the twilight of my life, after many years of obses- sively teaching and writing around this singular and unspeakable event...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 107–124.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., throwing millions of peasant families into unspeakable and unprecedented destitution, distress, and despair. Today, marketized health care, industrialized education, and deficient or nonexistent old-age insur- ance are becoming three looming threats to the Chinese peasantry’s pre- carious life...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 63–99.
Published: 01 November 2020
... cease- lessly to look at night in the night (1982: 171). As an allegory of the poetic impulse, Orpheus is ever ready to sacrifice representational possibility, the fact of Eurydice in the world of the living, due to a preethical commitment to the unspeakable linguistic impossibility at the core of...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 105–131.
Published: 01 May 2001
... who condemned not only Melville’s radi- cal departure in Pierre from the intelligible realism of the earlier Typee, Omoo, Redburn, and White Jacket but also its writing as the ravings of a madman and its deviant morality as an unspeakable offense against Ameri- can decency perfectly understood...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 43–74.
Published: 01 February 2016
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
... fitted onto a space only secondarily, retroactively, and always awkwardly. 208 boundary 2 / Spring 2014 Michał Witkowski’s quasi-­journalistic novel Lovetown (2004) and Szabolcs Hajdu’s magical-realist­ film Bibliothèque Pascal (2010) document what is otherwise, quite literally, unspeakable and...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the twilight of my life, after many years of obsessively teaching and writing around this sin- gular and unspeakable event—I­ am convinced that it has all been preparatory—­have I been able to do away with the scaffolding that has cluttered everything I have written. To...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 217–233.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., his testimony to the unspeakable event at Dresden resonates still. Rejecting the official forms of narrative forgetting that would have 4. William V. Spanos, The Errant Art of “Moby-­Dick”: The Canon, the Cold War, and the Struggle for American Studies (Durham, NC: Duke University Press...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 197–217.
Published: 01 August 2017
... worth a thousand one-­line serves].    Nei                       ther      speaking the unspeakable nor saying                        the       unsayable         (though no doubt slurring    the unslurrable): never only    dedef       ining...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
... unspeakable event,” Spanos has under- taken what Said identified as the “unending” technique of trouble that he understood humanism to be in the present global occasion (NZ, xv; HDC, 77). Spanos asserts that this is not the version of “humanism” cur- rent between the Renaissance and the Enlightenment...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 157–179.
Published: 01 May 2002