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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 53–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Christian Thorne This essay poses the question, Is it possible to write a novel about the entire world? Is it possible to tell stories whose narrators travel from continent to continent? If yes, why are there so few of them? The essay proceeds in three acts: First, it assesses the accounts of world...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 313–335.
Published: 01 August 2016
... critics. The essay concludes by arguing for a retrieval of Socialist Lebanon's ethos for our increasingly intractable present. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Marxism Middle East intellectuals translation Lebanon Dreams of a Dual Birth: Socialist Lebanon’s World and Ours...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 February 2009
... and support. Special thanks go to John Beverley, sixties man, not only for his work as author, editor, translator, and facilitator for this issue, but for an exemplary and inspiring career of committed, critical, and self-critical scholarship. Introduction: The Still Vacillating Equilibrium of the World...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of the essay, it was not possible to update them to correspond to current editorial standards. Martí in His (Third) World Roberto Fernández Retamar Translated by John Beverley, with Miguel Llinás Preface for boundary 2...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 179–201.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... Wenning Mario ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2010 ). © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 From Erotic Rage Bank to Thymotic World Culture Arne DeBoever Peter Sloterdijk is arguably one of Europe’s most prominent philoso...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2015
... is awareness of world temporality and its presumed universality. The publication of Karatani Kōjin's Reading “The Structure of World History” (2011), which is his self-commentaries on The Structure of World History (2010), signals an elevated awareness of world history in the current century. It is possible...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... forceful or socially engaged sense in the twenty-first century. “Horseman, Pass By The Neoliberal World System and the Crisis in Irish Literature Joe Cleary 1. From Boom to Bust: The Capitalist Crisis in Irish Literature Can...
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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 (2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Lee Konstantinou This essay investigates the common charge that contemporary US fiction and the literature of 9/11 have failed to meaningfully engage with the world. While it is true that American fiction has become increasingly insular and that the New York City-based publishing industry...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 191–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Soyica Diggs Colbert “‘When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead’: The Future of the Human in Suzan-Lori Parks’s The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World ” puts thing theory in conversation with theorizations of temporality, claiming that things rupture the subject/object binary by dislocating...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ben Conisbee Baer Elaborating Barbara Cassin’s category of the Untranslatable, Emily Apter’s Against World Literature demonstrates the Untranslatable’s performative capability to question and displace the voracity of the World Literature industry. Neither a primer nor a how-to, Apter’s new book...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Russ Castronovo How was public opinion forged in the Atlantic world during the age of the American, French, and Haitian Revolutions? This essay takes up this question by looking at the vexed role of propaganda in manufacturing democratic consent. In particular, it examines a counterfeit set...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 265–266.
Published: 01 May 2019
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Zhao Chuan; Lennet Daigle World Factory is a Grass Stage production that has been performed all over China, elsewhere in Asia, and in North America. It focuses on China’s role as site of the “world factory,” whose first incarnation was in Manchester at the dawn of industrial capitalism. A recurring...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 47–63.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Mary N. Layoun “‘To Relearn the Sense of the World’: A Call to Arms” rereads the work of Masao Miyoshi and the legacy of that work in attending to his imperative to “relearn the sense of the world” (or worlds) in which we reside and cohabit with others. The role in that relearning of higher...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 171–197.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Abdulkarim Mustapha Duke University Press 2000 Constituting Negative Geopolitics: Memoriality and Event in The World and Africa (1946) Abdulkarim Mustapha In certain political and intellectual circles, it has now become more...
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boundary 2 (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 (2004) 31 (1): 119–145.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Clair Wills Duke University Press 2004 The Aesthetics of Irish Neutrality during the Second World War Clair Wills The neutral island facing the Atlantic, The neutral island in the heart of man, Are bitterly...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 11–34.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Edward W. Said Edward W. Said 2003 Erich Auerbach, Critic of the Earthly World Edward W. Said . . . human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them to give...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 165–193.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Alice Lovejoy This essay traces the evolution of the idea of “international documentary” during the early Cold War through the history of the World Union of Documentary (1947–50), an association spearheaded by documentarian Joris Ivens that aimed to articulate a common purpose for postwar...
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