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differences (2017) 28 (2): 116–133.
Published: 01 September 2017
... walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, on August 6, 1974; Petit’s own writings about his “coup”; and the testimonies of the impact of this act on those who witnessed it that are captured in James Marsh’s film, Man on Wire (2008). 2 To the present day, the book...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 74–111.
Published: 01 December 2011
... as concretized abstractions, material-semiotic objects. In 1944, Ernst Cassirer would include signals within the typology of signs in An Essay on Man, which contrasted signals and symbols as “operators” versus “designators,” the one physical...
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differences (1997) 9 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 July 1997
... or another in the attempt to specify what constitutes the crucial difference of "Man." The epistemological or ontological project here is to mark a boundary or even a barrier against other species-"Man" is the one who speaks, the one who is aware that he must die, the one who is able to use language not only...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 62–100.
Published: 01 May 2012
... producer of this discourse, is also repositioning itself to learn from those who would hold it to the letter of its own epistemic law, as is evidenced, to cite just one example among many, by Dev Patnaik’s Wired to Care: How Companies...
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differences (2021) 32 (3): 53–84.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the organic with the inorganic, intimate flesh with a metallic, machinic, and cold form, much as Harlow had done with his monkeys and their wire mothers. Strecker turns the umbilical cord—a site of supposedly perfect, attuned nourishment—into a power source and a chain. He takes the site of the cut cord—one...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 276–299.
Published: 01 December 2011
... a reprioritization of the sonic. An early version of parts of this article was presented at the Aesthetic Seminar at Aarhus University, Denmark, in November 2010. Thanks to Lone Hansen and others for their comments. caroline bassett is Reader in Digital Media in the School of Media, Film, and Music...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., and financial resourcefulness they provided at important stages. rey chow is Anne Firor Scott Professor of Literature at Duke University and the author of a number of books on literature, film, and cultural politics, including Sentimental Fabulations, Contemporary Chinese Films (Columbia University...
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differences (2003) 14 (3): 136–161.
Published: 01 December 2003
... In this film I will continue the spirit of this brief statement by my sister and present the work of both our parents, Ilya Schor and Resia Schor, suggesting how, in those origins, issues of the gendering of the detail— but also issues...
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differences (2016) 27 (1): 94–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
... not as humans, but in the form of what Schnapp calls the “metallized man,” made concrete in the agricultural/military vehicle of the tractor and the truck. 31 Alessandro Blasetti, a film director who features prominently in Ben-Ghiat’s narrative about the origins of neorealism in fascist culture ( Fascist...
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differences (1993) 5 (3): 31–51.
Published: 01 November 1993
... to what he called their repressed inner desire to walk the streets - that is to be "streetwalkers." Writing to Wilhelm Fliess in 1896, Freud announced his theory that the mechanism of agoraphobia in women was connected to "the repression of the intention to take the first man one meets in the street: envy...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 126–153.
Published: 01 September 2018
... are even less likely than other black women ever to find partners. “Where” asks one of the women, “are the brothas?” Involved with white women, the film suggests, as it pans to a black man and white woman sharing a romantic dinner. Something New reflects the political and cultural zeitgeist of its...
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differences (2012) 23 (3): 9–41.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Biology .” PhD diss. Massachusetts Institute of Technology , 2007 . ———. “ Molecular Embodiments and the Body-Work of Modeling in Protein Crystallography .” Social Studies of Science 38.2 ( 2008 ): 163 – 99 . Obeyesekere Gananath . Cannibal Talk: The Man-Eating Myth and Human...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 249–275.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and spectacle—if one were really to analyze film. And he would provide at least some of the tools to do so. While one of Chion’s key contributions has been to draw our attention to and raise our awareness of the various ways...
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differences (2020) 31 (1): 36–63.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Orton (166). And writing quite favorably of Stephen Frears’s film adaptation of Prick Up Your Ears , Kenneth MacKinnon suggests that one of its strengths is the refusal to settle on a fixed identity for Orton. At the end of the film, MacKinnon argues, viewers “are left asking questions about the man...
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differences (1993) 5 (3): 121–153.
Published: 01 November 1993
... of man's sight and hearing beyond his natural senses" (Westin 174). In some cases innovations in one field led directly to applications in the other; ultra-sound had its origins in military surveillance technology, and Garrison's book on surveillance cited the case of the Medetron, a "powerful, audio...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 May 2015
... a skirt, and a man was not understood to be a man because he wore his hair short; Universalism assumed universally that while differences existed, no one particular could ever fully define a person or an issue. Partition would follow universalism closely, and wherever it spied an opportunity to make...
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differences (1993) 5 (1): 92–128.
Published: 01 April 1993
..." is yet more complicated. In a recent study of the genre-fictions of the body in modern horror film, Carol Clover has suggested that "horror may in fact be the premier repository of one-sex reasoning in our time" (15). Clover is here appealing to the shift, posited by Thomas Laqueur, from one-sex to two...
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 115–151.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of war-torn “forbidden love” that has emanated through queer Israeli media, perhaps most widely with the release of the 2006 film The Bubble (Stein). Within the film’s first minute, Noam, an Israeli soldier manning a West Bank checkpoint, eyes the abs and chest of a particularly handsome Palestinian...
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differences (2003) 14 (1): 125–162.
Published: 01 May 2003
... analysis, “man” is one, “the orderer of the stand- ing-reserve” postu ring as the “lord of the earth”: As soon as what is unconcealed no longer concerns man even as object, but does so, rather, exclusively...
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differences (1989) 1 (3): 3–54.
Published: 01 November 1989
... passage is its evocation of racial transversality. Each man is simultaneously the "sensitised film" about which Lawrence speaks elsewhere, and the point of origin for what the Other becomes; Lawrence thus has "brownness" projected onto him, and Ali, "whiteness." Because Seven Pillars situates the farewell...