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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 1–22.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Étienne Balibar An important part of the new interest for the work of Louis Althusser (1918–1990) has focused on his interpretation of “materialist theater,” as proposed in a famous essay from 1962. This is, in fact, hardly separable from discussing again the “pragmatic” reading of his theory of...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 43–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Warren Montag In his commentary on what he calls Althusser’s dramaturgy, Étienne Balibar notes the importance of theater as a metaphor and in its literal, material existence as an organized space in which both visibility and invisibility are staged. This essay attempts to explore the importance of...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 81–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Banu Bargu This essay offers a rejoinder to Balibar’s reconstruction of Althusser’s thought. The author analyzes Balibar’s reading by attending to its formal protocols and substantive arguments, especially the transposition of the aporias in Althusser’s theoretical formulations, moving from a...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 107–115.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Bruce Robbins This essay argues that Étienne Balibar, in his essay on Althusser’s dramaturgy, uses the analogy between ideology and theatrical performance to defend the significance of politics as a performance that is anything but free—that is, rather, informed and invested with meaning by its...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 136–164.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Joshua Kates This essay returns to part 2, chapter 4 of Louis Althusser and Étienne Balibar’s landmark text Reading Capital to interrogate some of the historiographical concepts upon which literary studies continues to rely, especially that of the period. Althusser’s profound critique of the period...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 54–80.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Adi Ophir In “Althusser’s Dramaturgy and the Critique of Ideology,” Étienne Balibar reconstructs Althusser’s quest for “a critical concept of ideology” and offers one of his own. Both moves are based on close attention to the relation between theater and politics. Power is always theatrical because...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 112–139.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Ellen Rooney This article returns to the question “what is it to read?” through two texts: Louis Althusser's Reading Capital (1965) and The Way We Read Now , a special issue of Representations (2009). Rooney analyzes the issue's introduction, Sharon Marcus's and Stephen Best's “Surface Reading...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Timothy Bewes Taking issue with recent interventions on critical reading that appear caught between demolishing and reestablishing topographical modes of literary analysis, this article reexamines the approach of “symptomatic reading” as developed in Louis Althusser's reading of Karl Marx...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 23–42.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Judith Butler Balibar’s consideration of Althusser’s notion of dramaturgy suggests that we might rethink conventional ways of understanding ideology. Althusser works out his views on dramaturgy through an engagement with Brecht, and so it makes sense to consider how Benjamin’s reading of Brecht...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
...” (Foucault), the “society effect” (Althusser), the “knowledge effect” (Althusser), and the “state effect” (Mitchell). Through a reading of Georg Lukács's essay “The Moment and Form” and J. M. Coetzee's novel Diary of a Bad Year , the article introduces two further effects to be placed alongside these: the...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 165–167.
Published: 01 November 2015
... © 2015 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 Azoulay Ariella . “ Arendt’s Guidelines for a Fictionalized Cinematic Portrait .” 26 . 2 : 121 – 31 . Balibar Étienne . “ Althusser’s Dramaturgy and the Critique of Ideology .” 26...
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differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 106–133.
Published: 01 September 2003
... W. Pickford. New York:Columbia UP, 1998 . 143 -60. Althusser, Louis. “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses. (Notes towards an Investigation).” Lenin and Philosophy . Trans. Ben Brewster. New York: Monthly Review, 1971 . 127 -86. Balibar, Étienne. Masses, Classes,Ideas . Trans...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 153–177.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Althusser who first uses “symptomatic” ( symptomale ) to characterize Marx’s reading of the classical political economists, Best and Marcus draw their understanding of the term from Fredric Jameson’s The Political Unconscious , the book that in their view popularized symptomatic reading in the United...
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differences (1 September 2002) 13 (2): 1–34.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Modern England . Althusser, Louis. “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses: Notes towards an Investigation.” Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays . Trans. Ben Brewster. London: New Left, 1971 . 121 –73. Anthony, Evelyn. All the Queen's Men . New York: Crowell, 1960 . Averell...
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differences (1 May 2003) 14 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., Jacques Rancière, and Jacques Lacan, among others. Althusser, Louis. “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses(Notes toward an Investigation).” Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays . Trans. Ben Brewster. New York: Monthly Review, 1971 . 127 -88. ____. “Philosophy and the Spontaneous...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 87–101.
Published: 01 May 2009
... ideal of the “denuded” surface and the staging of racialized skin at the turn of the twentieth century. Althusser, Louis. Reading Capital . Trans. Ben Brewster. Paris: Francois Maspero, 1968 . Benjamin, Jessica. Like Subjects, Love Objects: Essays on Recognition and Sexual Difference . New...
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differences (1 May 2003) 14 (1): 22–52.
Published: 01 May 2003
... appeared in States of Confinement: Policing, Detention, and Prisons , edited by Joy James (St. Martin's Press, 2002). His article “Social Death and the Relationship between Prison Abolition and Reform” is forthcoming in Social Justice . Althusser, Louis. The Future Lasts Forever . Ed. Olivier...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 128–156.
Published: 01 May 2002
... entitled A Semiprivate Room . Alcoff, Linda. “The Problem of Speaking for Others.” Cultural Critique 20 (Winter 1991–92 ): 5 –32. Althusser, Louis. “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses.” Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays. New York: Monthly Review P, 1971 . 127 –86. Bourdieu...
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differences (1 December 2002) 13 (3): 121–142.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... Althusser, Louis, and Etienne Balibar. Reading Capital . 1968. Trans. Ben Brewster. New York: Verso, 1990 . Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities: Some Reflections on the Origins and Spread of Nationalism . Rev. ed. London: Verso, 1991 . Arac, Jonathan. “Narrative Forms.” The Cambridge History...
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differences (1 May 2003) 14 (1): 74–87.
Published: 01 May 2003
... University Press, 1997) and the editor of Depositions: Althusser, Balibar, Macherey and the Labor of Reading (Yale French Studies, 1995). His translation into Spanish of Paul de Man's Blindness and Insight (Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1991) was awarded a pen Writers Club Prize. Most recently, he has...