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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lee Konstantinou This essay analyzes William Gibson's eighth novel, Pattern Recognition , and argues that Gibson uses literary style to invite his readers to embrace the ethos of the coolhunter. Modeled on but not identical to Cayce Pollard's “violent reactivity to the semiotics of the marketplace...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 99–124.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Michele L. Hardesty William T. Vollmann is one of the most ambitious U.S novelists and essayists of the past twenty-five years. At his most admirable, Vollmann is a writer who crosses boundaries of nation, class, culture, and doctrine to understand and represent those on the other side, while...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Michael Clark Although they came from strikingly different backgrounds, both William V. Spanos and Theodor W. Adorno were radically transformed by the historical circumstances of World War II. Both recounted those experiences in memoirs that questioned the degeneration of rationality...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 203–218.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Daniel T. O’Hara A critical appreciation of Middle C , by William H. Gass, this review essay focuses on the self-reflective ironies of what is likely to be the celebrated author’s last novel, capping a long metafictional career. A story about an immigrant family of fakes, whose scion cons his way...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
...David S. Randall; Robert P. Wilson This essay examines the confluence of personal memoir, scholarship, and classroom teaching in the intellectual life. The authors trace the theme of “bearing witness” as the axiom of the intellectual vocation at three different moments in the career of William V...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Mina Karavanta This essay discusses William V. Spanos’s work as the legacy of what can be called “ontopolitical criticism.” Spanos’s affiliation between texts and the world discloses the overlapping of the history of imperialistic and colonial violence with the politics of ontology, which...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 February 2015
... century or so has so accurately and even defiantly anticipated the future conditions of human life on the planet? © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 zero late style firebombing memoir William V. Spanos Is in the Neighborhood Daniel T...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Ubaraj Katawal This article examines William V. Spanos’s works in relation to those of other postcolonial thinkers such as Partha Chatterjee, Dipesh Chakrabarty, and Edward Said. Like many of these writers, Spanos draws from Michel Foucault’s critique of the power-knowledge relation. However...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Robert P. Marzec This essay situates the critical work of William V. Spanos in relation to the liminal event of anthropocentric planetary climate change—specifically the manner in which this event is being subordinated to military ends by the US national security state in particular and the global...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 217–233.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Donald E. Pease This article discusses the importance of Auseinandersetzung to William Spanos’s untimely exile legacies. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Edward Said Moby-Dick New World Order New Americanists American exceptionalism William Spanos’s Exile Legacies: A Ritornello...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 73–97.
Published: 01 August 2017
... to replicate. The georgic is especially interesting in this regard, since the genre is officially agrarian and provincial—the poetry of a certain crop or USDA growing zone. And yet georgic poems in English almost always take an epic and planetary turn. William Cowper's The Task shows how a poem seemingly...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 25–56.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Donald E. Pease “ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof : Restoring Tennessee Williams’s Production of the 1950s Primal Scene” explores the productive exchanges between the domains of drama and psychoanalysis by removing the “primal scene” from its embeddedness within psychoanalytic theory and resituating...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 59–72.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Colin Dayan Through the route of the dog, I examine the limits and reach of what I call Williams's “poetic ethnography.” In disavowing any cherished humanism, William Carlos Williams writes his long poem Paterson . In acknowledging the obscenity of his twentieth-century world and a brutal history...
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Published: 01 February 2024
Figure 1 Described as “the image of American female Buffalo Soldier Cathay Williams aka William Cathay (1844–1892),” although according to an article in the Pueblo Chieftain , the image is of Cathay's mother Martha, a matron of the Lincoln Colored Home and Orphanage. Other local historians More
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jeffrey J. Williams “American Literature in the World” is an interview with the literary critic Wai Chee Dimock, in which she discusses her efforts to extend the field of American literature, over time and to various continents, for instance seeing the use of the ancient epic Gilgamesh...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jeffrey J. Williams Jeffrey Williams interviews the British critic and intellectual historian Stefan Collini about his career as well as his criticism of recent policy shifts in British higher education. Collini discusses the development of his work from more academic histories of British social...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 123–138.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Tyrone Williams © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 On Race and Innovation Dossier / Williams 123 Tyrone Williams The Authenticity of Difference as “Curious Thing[s Carl Phillips, Ed Roberson, and Erica Hunt The question of aesthetic authenticity...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 11–30.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Mark Greif The category of the “big, ambitious novel,” circumscribing works by authors such as Thomas Pynchon, William Gaddis, David Foster Wallace, and William Vollmann, has come to constitute one of the major forms through which postwar U.S. fiction is sorted and evaluated. A history of this form...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 97–103.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Jonathan Skinner For William Carlos Williams, poetry was a war machine, a “small (or large) machine made of words.” If the war is a human war on other species, do poetry machines become poetry animals? Can we read Christopher Dewdney's “Permugenesis,” Marianne Moore's “An Octopus,” or Francis...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 229–234.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Elizabeth Willis “Lyric Dissent” discusses the social structure and context of lyric address, particularly the lyric's propensity for multiple voicings beyond the personal. Reading the poems of William Carlos Williams in the context of modernism's evolving countertraditions and the violent backdrop...