Border Poetics bibliography: core list

Texts central to border poetics

Book (7)

Anzaldúa, Gloria. Borderlands: La Frontera: The New Mestiza. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 1987. 

Boer, Inge E. Uncertain Territories: Boundaries in Cultural Analysis. Eds. Mieke Bal, Bregje van Eekelen and Patricia Spyer. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2006. 

Hicks, D. Emily. Border Writing: The Multidimensional Text. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1991. 

Lotman, Ju. M. The Structure of the Artistic Text. Trans. Gail Lenhoff and Ronald Vroon. Ann Arbor: Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures University of Michigan, 1977. 

Mignolo, Walter D. Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2000. 

Miller, J. Hillis. Topographies. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 1995. 

Robinson, Richard. Narratives of the European Border: A History of Nowhere. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillian, 2007.

Book Section (16)

Aguirre, Manuel. "Liminal Terror: The Poetics of Gothic Space".  The Dynamics of the Threshold: Essays on Liminal Negotiations. Eds. Jesús Benito and Ana Ma Manzanas. Madrid: The Gateway Press, 2006. 13-38. 

Anderson, Benedict. "Apprehensions of Time".  Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. Revised and extended ed. London: Verso, 1991. 22-36. 

Bakhtin, M. M. "Forms of Time and of the Chronotope in the Novel: Notes toward a Historical Poetics". Trans. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist. The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays. Ed. Michael Holquist. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1981. 84-258. 

Bhabha, Homi K. "DissemiNation: Time, Narrative and the Margins of the Modern Nation".  The Location of Culture. London: Routledge, 1994. 139-70, 266-69. 

Certeau, Michel de. "Spatial Stories". Trans. Steven F. Rendall. The Practice of Everyday Life. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1984. 115-30. 

Cixous, Hélène. "The School of Roots". Trans. Sarah Cornell and Susan Sellers. Three Steps on the Ladder of Writing. New York: Columbia UP, 1993. 109-56, 60-62. 

Foucault, Michel. "A Preface to Transgression". Trans. Donald F. Bouchard and Sherry Simon. Michel Foucault: Language, Counter-Memory, Practice: Selected Essays and Interviews. Ed. Donald F. Bouchard. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 1977. 29-52. 

Heidegger, Martin. "Building Dwelling Thinking". Trans. Albert Hofstadter. Basic Writings: From Being and Time (1927) to The Task of Thinking (1964). Ed. David Farrell Krell. Rev. and expanded ed. London: Routledge, 1993. 343-63. 

---. "Tænke Bygge Bo". Trans. Kasper Nefer Olsen. Sproget og ordet. København: Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2000. 33-54. 

Henderson, Mae G. "Introduction: Borders, Boundaries, and Frame(work)s".  Borders, Boundaries and Frames: Essays in Cultural Criticism and Cultural Studies. Ed. Mae G. Henderson. New York: Routledge, 1995. 1-30. 

Kolossov, Vladimir. "Theoretical Limology: New Analytical Approaches".  Crossing the Border: Boundary Relations in a Changing Europe. Ed. Thomas Lundén. Huddinge: Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, Södertörn University College, 2006. 15-35. 

Larsen, Svend Erik. "Boundaries: Ontology, Methods, Analysis".  Border Poetics De-limited. Eds. Johan Schimanski and Stephen Wolfe. Hannover: Wehrhahn, 2007. 97-113. 

Lichtenberg-Ettinger, Bracha. "The Becoming Threshold of Matrixial Borderlines".  Travellers’ Tales: Narratives of Home and Displacement. Ed. George Robertson. London: Routledge, 1994. 38-62. 

Moretti, Franco. "Far from the Centre".  Atlas of the European Novel 1800-1900. London: Verso, 1998. 33-40. 

Simmel, Georg. "The Sociology of Space". Trans. Mark Ritter & David Frisby. Simmel on Culture: Selected Writings. Eds. David Frisby and Mike Featherstone. London: Sage, 1997. 137-70. 

Turner, Victor. "Betwixt and Between: The Liminal Period in Rites de Passage".  The Forest of Symbols: Aspects of Ndembu Ritual. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1967. 93-111. 

Journal Article (4)

Derrida, Jacques. "The Law of Genre". Critical Inquiry 7.1 (1980): 55-81. 

Foucault, Michel. "Of Other Spaces". Diacritics 16.1 (1986): 22-27. 

Löfgren, Orvar. "Crossing Borders: The Nationalization of Anxiety". Ethnologia Scandinavica 29 (1999): 5-27. 

Newman, David. "The Lines that Continue to Separate Us: Borders in Our “Borderless” World". Progress in Human Geography 30.2 (2006): 1-19.










The Border Poetics / Border Culture research group at the Faculty for Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Participates in the projects Border Aesthetics and EUBORDERSCAPES.