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boundary 2 (1 August 2001) 28 (3): 191–205.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Anthony Grafton Duke University Press 2001 Error Messages: Night Thoughts Inspired by James O’Donnell’s Avatars of the Word Anthony Grafton American intellectuals have always come, like American athletes and musicians, in every...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2001) 28 (1): 19–73.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Fernando Gomez Duke University Press 2001 Translated by Fernando Gomez Ethics Is the Original Philosophy; or, The Barbarian Words Coming from the Third World: An Interview with Enrique Dussel Fernando Gomez...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 287–312.
Published: 01 August 2016
... transformation in language. Moving from Kıvılcımlı's language, suffused with idioms, slang, West Thracian dialectal phonations, colloquialisms, gallicisms, Turkish neologisms, and Arabic and Persian loanwords in the preface to the equivalential chains of Western, Ottoman, and new Turkish words in the translation...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
... was in elaboration of Pamuk's assessment of the art of the novel to be about “drawing a picture [of the world of others],” of “getting the world right through words as painters use colors.” Clearly, Pamuk's assessment belongs, albeit in a peculiar way, to the history of mimeticism that Stephen...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 February 2011
... in society (due to class but also urban-rural and regional inequalities, among others) have assumed even greater sharpness. Despite important advances, in other words, serious problems remain—especially given continued claims to socialism. Uncertainty about the future remains as development has added...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Bhāsa, or Perso-Arabic words, in Premsagar . Contrarily, Urdu-centric scholars stress Lal’s use of the phrase “ibtada-e dāstān” (the beginning of the Dastan ) to open Baital Pachisi . The claim is that preoccupation with Lallu Jee Lal’s place in the Hindi and Urdu literary canon occludes the all...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 February 2015
... as disciplinary society or imperial state” ( EE , 205); in other words, they must think ontologically as well as sociopolitically. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 pedagogy ontology exceptionalism In the Neighborhood of Zero: Ontology and Pedagogy...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 February 2015
... experience, as elaborated here, speak in and through every word of his work and as such have formative power for the future because everyday life now is, as the title of this memoir declares, In the Neighborhood of Zero , that is, ever on the verge of extinction. What other critic’s work of the last half...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 167–178.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Jason Michael Adams This interview was conducted on the assumption that for all their seeming pessimism, Virilio's technocultural writings are more productively understood as a “Dionysian yes” than as a simple assertion of the no as such. In other words, they presuppose that the specificity of his...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 February 2017
... etymologically at the root of the word amateur —that is required for art-work. For Stiegler, Marcel Duchamp is an exemplar of this work precisely because of his libidinal discourse with art, most evident in the readymades, referred to by Stiegler as “not a burning scandal but something like a mute surprise...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 November 2018
... kind of beauty, so strong that it had to be forgotten. Her doomed life led me to reflect on how old inequalities are always repackaged in new ways. What does it mean, in the words of Harry Belafonte, to write about a “black woman” who had to pay a “price for her blackness”? Perhaps the only way right...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2008
... investigation as a whole , or in other words, the dialectical image is what constitutes the presentation of what Kant calls an idea with the material of experience. The image so revealed is not a representation of reality, but rather Benjamin thinks of it, after Goethe, as an archetype, a standard for judging...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 11–24.
Published: 01 August 2009
... mandate of self-conscious self-assertion in order to explore the readymade potential of the “uncreative.” They resort to a diverse variety of antiexpressive, antidiscursive strategies (including the use of forced rules, random words, copied texts, boring ideas, and even cyborg tools), doing so in order to...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 49–61.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Tracie Morris “Rakim's Performativity” considers the influence and relevance of pioneering Rapper Rakim's influential track “Follow the Leader” through the lens of J. L. Austin's theory of performativity presented in his philosophical work How to Do Things with Words . The author reflects on...
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boundary 2 (1 August 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 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 155–189.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Sadia Abbas This essay argues that notions of the subject, individualism, freedom, agency, change, and history (in other words, the ideas that are used to mark the boundaries of the West, and that generate the most sensitized aporias of modernity) have come to cluster around the figure of the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 151–167.
Published: 01 August 2012
... allegorically, to circumnavigate his world just as Renaissance scientists, poets, and explorers had. Renaissance humanism gave him tools, spiritual exercises, for learning to train his attention to the words on the page and to stop seeing them through a distorting haze. This essay is based on a talk I...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2013
... within. Accented criticism is a principle of reading globally that shifts focus toward dialogism and toward the “double-accented” word, to help examine existing ways of ordering the world and to ask what effective decentering might look like. Reading fragments from Derek Walcott’s Omeros , Joseph...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 November 2015
... other words, what use are innovative forms and approaches in telling raced or unraced stories by raced subjects? Conversely, what's at stake for the white writer who takes up racial subjects without hedging, pleasing, or apology? And, lastly, is there something about the contemporary moment that...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 99–111.
Published: 01 May 2014
... another, as a ubiquitous electronic background activity, change their experience of interacting with the printed word? Gumbrecht bases his observations on two seminars that he taught in Santiago de Chile in 2013, in which Stanford undergraduates were reading fiction and nonfiction texts in both English...