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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 177–184.
Published: 01 August 2020
... 25 , 2000 , 3 – 4 . Witnessing the Past in the Work of W. G. Sebald Maria Malikova Translated by Timothy J. Haehn Artist and photographer Jan Peter Tripp was a key figure in the career of German writer and critic W. G. Sebald, cut short when the author perished in a car accident in eastern...
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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 (3): 79–96.
Published: 01 August 2015
...William Marotti Late 1967 witnessed a conjunctural moment in Japan, in which a shift in activist tactics inaugurated a public debate ultimately addressing the legitimacy of force and state violence in support of strategic US objectives, and triggering mass politicization, inaugurating Japan's “1968...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 February 2018
... to achieve sustained growth if the economy is to return to precrisis levels. One premise of the current optimism is that what we are witnessing is the recovery from an ordinary recession. This, however, seriously misunderstands the nature of the crisis. The dynamic development of global neoliberalism...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 31–62.
Published: 01 November 2019
... that “Swift lasts.” Beginning with Said’s 1982 polemic against the church of high theory, “Opponents, Audiences, Constituencies, Community,” what follows demonstrates how Swift’s libertine wit, in its daring reconciliation of the human imagination with religious devotion and perhaps even divine power...
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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 and...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 155–175.
Published: 01 May 2009
... moment that these memorials bear witness to genocide as genocide, by viewing the victims anonymously, as the perpetrators also viewed them, they also show that the difference between genocide and mass death cannot be represented by bones. In this way, they collapse the foundations of two apparently, and...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2010
... elaborate the transformative energies of what California still stands for as worlding edge-space, as a temporal promise of social transformation and popular-cultural redemption not quite over. In bleaker plot strands, we witness an American vernacular revolution of pop-carnivalesque energies being...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
... philologist, 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...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 75–95.
Published: 01 August 2012
... writing in common that does not serve to convey a meaning, but bears witness, in its very form, to the fragmentation of meaning? This essay examines three attempts of an affirmative answer to this question by reappraising three interrelated experimental cases: Jena around 1800 and the Athenaeum journal of...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Being and Time , namely, that it takes Dasein itself as both the agent and the witness— the source of phenomenological evidence or testimony—for the inquiry. Dasein, that is, being both the philosophical inquirer and the entity that calls itself “I,” whose being is being-with “others,” can be none other...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 123–160.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Cavafy's knowledge of Arabic, the essay demonstrates his affinities and solidarities with Egyptians under colonial duress as witnessed in the choice of subject matter and in the intertextual Greek-Egyptian folkloric resonances in his poem “27 June 1906, 2 P.M.” Analyzing how the poem's tropes and...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 71–103.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... Although “my genius” could not be said to exist without such an addressee, Emerson’s speakers did not produce the call, nor did they rep- resent their calling as a recognizable social identity. The speakers’ pro- vocatives instead bore witness to influxes of creative power...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 51–57.
Published: 01 November 2015
... example where for instance the act of bringing the witness to the witness stand where the witness sits instead. This is a con- fusing proposition of verbs fat with a pleasant symmetry at court. A court takes as evidence the small flush of violet that grows transparent after the second stoning when...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 49–70.
Published: 01 May 2020
... 1950s US domestic society. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 settler-colonial capitalism Korean War novel the uncanny witnessing Toni Morrison References Arrighi Giovanni . 2009 . “ The Winding Paths of Capital .” Interview by David Harvey . New Left Review 56...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 217–233.
Published: 01 February 2015
... iterations of Spanos’s exile legacies, is perforce erratic. It affiliates Spanos’s passing on the legacy of Edward Said to Spanos’s narrative witness to his World War II experiences that he recounts in In the Neighborhood of Zero and connects both legacies to the historic occasion for his composition...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 229–231.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., 2013. Goldberg, Shari. Quiet Testimony: A Theory of Witnessing from Nineteenth-­Century American Literature. New York: Fordham University Press, 2013. Gourgouris, Stathis. Lessons in Secular Criticism. New York: Fordham University Press, 2013. Jonsson, Stefan. Crowds and Democracy: The Idea and...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 11–24.
Published: 01 August 2009
... witnesses through further bribery, he concludes that his attorneys cannot win the case, and so he flees the country. In his absence, the court finds him guilty of homicide, for which he receives a sentence of two years, afterward sus- pended. He is, thus, an antihero—a “William” from...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Berman, Jessica. Modernist Fiction, Cosmopolitanism, and the Politics of Commu- nity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Bernard-Donals, Michael, and Richard Glejzner. Between Witness and Testimony: The Holocaust and the Limits of Representation. New York: State University of New York Press...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 239–241.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., 2007. West, James L. W., III, ed. All the Sad Young Men. Cambridge Edition of the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Wickman, Matthew. The Ruins of Experience: Scotland’s “Romantick” Highlands and the Birth of the Modern Witness...