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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 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Ahmed Jdey History has its own laws and its own tricks. Dictators, who are inherently antihistorical, do not realize it; yet humanity, in its rich and exciting trajectory, continues to instruct the great dictators and despots of the world about the force of history, in Africa as well as Asia...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
....” This 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 Halliwell traces from...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 111–141.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the world republic of letters, Aamir Mufti points out that the idea of literature, in a planetary sense, cannot be broached without accounting for the wide- ranging histori- cally transformative effects of colonial Indological/philological Orientalism that was an essential part of a planetary mapping...
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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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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 February 2009
... the worker It was this cumulative history which the police officer was acting out. At the level of global polity, the process of anticolonial politics, begin- ning with the political independence of India and Ghana in the wake of World War II, shattered the European colonial...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 53–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Thorne / The Sea Is Not a Place 65 his story on an island and that there is a sea, tellingly, to the east; you’ll spot the odd local custom or identifying mark: “And da, in my part of the world, means father.”15 We could grant, for the sake of argument, that modernism is, in literary history...
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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 (2012) 39 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Revolution of Dignity and Democracy and its place in today’s world and the course of history. © 2012 by Abdeljelil Temimi 2012 The Tunisian Revolution Observatory: Considering the Perspectives of the Intellectual and Political Elite Abdeljelil...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 1–38.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and wide discussion. Some of the forthcoming quotations are supposed to freeze the flexible and alterable web of opinions in their particular histori- 9. At the end of the Cold War, the United States undertook the goal of “world supremacy.” See Eric Hobsbawm, “America’s Neo-Conservative­ World...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2018
... the nation and the city (Rome, Venice, Florence) be reconciled? Mitchel, Lalor, and Davitt were facing a global empire with its giant powers of propa- ganda and communication. For them, understanding the role of the Fam- ine in world history required that it be seen as a near-­terminal crisis from...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 191–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
... subjects and objects in time. The essay shows how the things in Suzan-Lori Parks’s play The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World and Kara Walker’s cutout Middle Passages reorient subjects in time. Demonstrating a relationship between history, as a temporal category, and notions...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 May 2023
... . “ World Literature, Soviet Style: A Forgotten Episode in the History of the Idea .” Ab Imperio , no. 3 : 119 – 54 . Khuri-Makdisi Ilham . 2010 . The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism, 1860–1914 . Berkeley : University of California Press . Kirasirova Masha...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 7–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... back to the metropolitan cities—London and Liverpool—where he had previously resided. Cavafy remained firmly oriented toward the West, and his Anglophilic cosmopolitanism is inextricably linked to commerce and culture as they intersect with his family history. The museum ethos that later defines his...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 11–30.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the early days of modernism, principally to announce that some new literary rival had already arrived. In “Art and Fortune,” however, an essay . The idea of an end to the novel had been a part of the earlier history of the literary era that followed the First World War. T. S. Eliot and José Ortega...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
... then comes back to the “civilized” world but refuses to write about the secret. He shall not be part of the Western community of knowledge, the community of university professors. Instead, he becomes an archivist at Yale. The commentary asks about the founding dichotomy between knowledge and the archive...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 213–239.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Emily . 2008 . “Untranslatables: A World System.” New Literary History 39 , no. 3 : 581 – 98 . Brabham Daren C. 2013 . Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd Is Driving the Future of Business . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Brotherston Gordon . 2012 . “‘Native America...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 121–137.
Published: 01 May 2019
... homeland rather than the state. One result of this rethinking of the history of Chinese intellectuals is the emergence of 1957, the beginning of the Anti-Rightist Campaign, as a critical, and tragic, turning point for socialist theory and practice in China and throughout the world. Copyright © 2019...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 65–107.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Jeffrey Sacks This essay addresses the principal form and practice for linguistic domination, philology, to draw out a sense in which philology discombobulates the stabilizing terms it privileges and sends out at the world. This essay traces several moments in a history of the disorganization...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Silvia D. Spitta This essay frames an extended 2008 interview with Peter Schumann, founder and director of the Bread and Puppet Theater collective, through a discussion of how the sixties spread like wildfire across the world. The author rescues the sixties' understanding that liberation could only...