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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 135–169.
Published: 01 February 2018
... forceful or socially engaged sense in the twenty-first century. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 neoliberalism world literary system Irish writing postnationalism Celtic Tiger References Benner Erica . 1995 . Really Existing Nationalism: A Post-Communist View from...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Robbins’s, these questions might be addressed by developing new 10. See Emily Apter, “On Oneworldedness: Or Paranoia as a World System,” American Literary History 18, no. 2 (Summer 2006), 365–89, for a discussion of the relationship of Immanuel Wallerstein’s worldsystems theory to the encyclopedic...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the topic of world literature, Mufti has argued in “Orientalism and the Institution of World Literatures” for a return to a radi- cal philology as a mode of rehistorizing world literary space—that is to say, as a renewal of “a radically historical understanding of language and the forms of its...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2010
...” domain. Ertürk / Phonocentrism and Literary Modernity in Turkey 157 ately after the War of Independence of 1919–1922, posed no unresolvable contradictions to Republican nationalism—if only because the creation of a transparent, abstract phonetic writing system for the modern...
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boundary 2 (1 May 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 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 53–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... component parts—to realize, that is, how programmatically Casa- nova has grafted Immanuel Wallerstein’s worldsystems theory onto Pierre Bourdieu’s account of distinction or cultural capital. First Bourdieu: In order for a literary scene to exist, a national language needs to possess noth- ing so...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 163–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Wai Chee Dimock 175 you in describing how literary history works, and also for your own writing. In one chapter in Through Other Continents—“Genre as World-System for instance—you start by talking about Lévi-­Strauss, and you wind through a lot of different texts. WCD: Yes, I wind through...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 107–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
... The System of Dante’s Hell in 1965, almost five years after he wrote that disturbed, unsettled book, he stated, “The world is clearer to me now, and many of its features, more easily definable” (153). But to find his way to that sense of “home” to arrive at that certitude about...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 9–23.
Published: 01 May 2013
... out of the imagined worlds in which they appear and of taking up residence in other ones.2 Plot itself has seemed to heighten the usefulness of literary characters, in giving them projects and modes of address that heighten the sense of their freestand- ingness and in, occasionally...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 241–256.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Richard Purcell In “Did the Digital Age Kill the Literary Star?” Richard Purcell looks back on Adam Bradley's Ralph Ellison in Progress: From “Invisible Man” to “Three Days before the Shooting” in light of Edward Snowden's revelations that the White House and the National Security Agency have been...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 75–95.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Unbekannten, by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. However, while the fragment had until then only been a genre in the literary domain, the Romantics set it up as a mirror to the world, which is itself only partial. One must be cautious about yielding to a too modernizing reading of the fragment. As...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2017
... have been central to his writing career. He discusses, among other things, his dreams for his country, the Somali diaspora, the place of African writing in the world, the question of literary prizes and their influence on writers and in setting agendas for the literary world, and so on. It is a rare...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2013) 40 (2): 113–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
... games on which I focus—SPENT (2011), Third World Farmer (2006), and Thresholdland (2010)—challenge the victory- oriented nature of gamification while critically foregrounding the structural failure and mass loss perpetuated by systems of transnational capitalism. If play can exceed...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2014
... understand and sympathize with the impulse, I nevertheless believe it is overly utopian to imagine that literary research and pedagogy could “respond critically and in real time to cartographies of emergent world systems” (39). First, there is always a delay in the production of academic work. It...
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boundary 2 (1 August 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 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 11–34.
Published: 01 May 2004
... unrealizable rationale was this vast synthesis of the world’s literary production transcend- ing borders and languages but not in any way effacing their individuality and historical concreteness. In 1951, Auerbach wrote an autumnal, reflec- tive essay entitled ‘‘Philology and Weltliteratur’’ with a somewhat...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2011
... literary traditions, but in terms of disseminating texts about the one true faith to the rest of the world. To facilitate this pastoral undertaking, the conclave of cardinals decreed that the Vatican Post Office would not require any levies for documents sent out under the auspices of the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 February 2009
... underdeveloped countries of Asia and Africa, were, for Martí, the measuring stick. He was the giant voice of another world. Put in that perspective, Martí’s singulari- ties cease to seem eccentric and come to occupy orbits in something like another solar system, orbits illuminated, of course, by his own...
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boundary 2 (1 February 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 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
... not only he, Pamuk, but all creative writers all over the world now write only for “those people who seriously read liter- ary fiction, read literary novels,” and then further describes this collection of writers and readers as a “not so secret hidden sect” of transnational com- position, the...