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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 199–212.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Lindsay Waters Lindsay Waters 2003 y 2 / 30:1 / sheet 203 of 224 6808 boundar Come Softly, Darling, Hear What I Say: Listening in a State of Distraction—A Tribute to the Work of Walter Benjamin, Elvis Presley...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 187–219.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Joseph Massad This article examines the Palestinians' psychological and cultural response to the loss of Palestine and their plan of recovering it. By examining Freud's psychoanalytic understanding of how people cope with loss, especially Freud's work on mourning and melancholia, the author...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2006) 33 (2): 129–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Wenying Xu Duke University Press 2006 Transcendentalism, Ethnicity, and Food in the Work of Li-Young Lee Wenying Xu Li-Young Lee is an ethnic Chinese without the birthright to an ances- tral culture, without a grounding...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 219–248.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Rosalind C. Morris The rhetorical virtuosity of “The Working Day” chapter in Marx's Das Kapital consists in its staging of two distinct registers of political vocality. On the one hand, the transparent subject of a future scene is given form as that voice which arises to confront capital in its own...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2005) 32 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Anthony Bogues Duke University Press 2005 Working Outside Criticism: Thinking Beyond Limits Anthony Bogues Thinking involves not only the flow of thoughts, but their arrest as well. Where thinking suddenly stops in a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 235–240.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Tan Lin A “SOFT INDEX (OF repeating PLACES, PEOPLE, AND WORKS)” comprises, hors-texte , a generic document, where the generic is understood to be a frequency of the unpublishable. As anecdote, it forms one of the unwritten limits (i.e., poetry) to the published, on a spectrum that includes an...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 101–137.
Published: 01 August 2013
... categories and their complementary relations with the global spectacle. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Imagination Sterilized: The Workings of the Global Spectacle Ruth Y. Y. Hung For the passionate spectator, it is an immense joy 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 2008) 35 (3): 27–62.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Leland de la Durantaye Giorgio Agamben's work first achieved international recognition—and notoriety—through his study of the sacred in Homo Sacer . This recognition and notoriety grew with the subsequent installments in this still ongoing series, Remnants of Auschwitz ( Homo Sacer III ), State of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 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 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Sergio Villalobos-Ruminott From the beginning, the work of William V. Spanos has been characterized by a secular vocation, the confrontation with historical relations of power and subordination. His writings on American literature, contemporary humanities, and the Harvard Red Book, along with 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 February 2017) 44 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Benoît Dillet In this article, I present the three forms of proletarianization found in Bernard Stiegler's work: the proletarianization of the producer, the proletarianization of the consumer, and generalized proletarianization. In the lectures included in this special issue, Stiegler refers to the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 151–165.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Jonathan Arac Drawing on Edward Said's method of “contrapuntal” criticism relating culture and empire, and also on Frank Kermode's understanding of the “classic” in relation to empire, this essay addresses two major American works a century apart to suggest a pattern that joins important American...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 139–163.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Arif Dirlik The essay critically engages two recent works on the Confucian revival in the People’s Republic of China published by Princeton University Press, the one advocating a Confucian monarchy for the PRC, the other arguing for the universal relevance of Confucianism as a “world religion...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 123–158.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Bradley J. Fest This interview with esteemed literary critic J. Hillis Miller was conducted via Skype on July 17, 2013. Miller speaks about a number of issues important to his life and work. Providing a number of emblematic parables, Miller discusses his early career, his work on the poetry of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2015
... approaching the relation between society and the technical system as the very question of the pharmakon (that which is both poisonous and curative), Stiegler’s work allows ethical questions to eschew sites of transcendental judgment as well as ethical absolutes in order to instead become questions of art—of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 209–215.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Daniel T. O'Hara The essay examines two interrelated questions with respect to the work and career of Philip Rieff: (1) why does the career have the anomalous shape that it does, and (2) does this situation have anything to do with the claim throughout Rieff's work, but especially in his last work...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
... systematically fails to translate non-English works into English, I argue that critiques of the whole literary field, based on the close reading of individual texts, overlook the systemic and institutional grounds of American unworldliness. David Foster Wallace’s 2004 novella, “The Suffering Channel,” offers...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 33–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Donald E. Pease Obama constructs links among signs of history to produce what I would call a punctual presidency, a presidency that is punctual in two senses: Obama works at the level of historical puncta, and he’s just in time. He is a figure who knows how to work with an evental logic of history...