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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 196–203.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Mignon R. Moore In Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality , Katherine Franke asks what kind of freedom and what kind of equality the capacity to marry mobilizes. She explores this question comparatively through, on the one hand, the case of African Americans after slavery and, on the other, the...
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): i–xii.
Published: 01 December 1999
... . Denning, Michael. “`The Special American Conditions': Marxism and American Studies.” American Quarterly 38 ( 1986 ): 356 –80. Ellison, Julie. Cato's Tears and the Making of Anglo-American Emotion . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1999 . Ginzberg, Lori. Women and the Work of Benevolence:Morality...
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differences (1 September 1999) 11 (2): 228–247.
Published: 01 September 1999
... minority discourse in Asian American literature. Birchall, Diana. Her: The Story of Onoto Watanna(Winnifred Eaton) . Urbana: U of Illinois P,forthcoming. Cole, Jean Lee. “Guided By Voices: The Strange Career of Winnifred Eaton Reeve.” Diss. U of Texas at Austin, in progress. de Man, Paul...
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differences (1 May 2001) 12 (1): 50–78.
Published: 01 May 2001
... currently finishing a book on Asian American representation. Affron, Charles. Star Acting: Gish, Garbo,Davis . New York: Dutton, 1977 . The Birth of a Nation . Dir. D. W. Griffith and Frank Woods. Based on the novel and the play The Clansman, by Thomas Dixon, with additional material from...
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differences (1 December 2002) 13 (3): 121–142.
Published: 01 December 2002
...LLOYD PRATT 2002 lloyd pratt is Assistant Professor of English at Yale University, where he teaches American and African American literature. He is currently at work on a first book about time and social identity in nineteenth-century American and African American literature...
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differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 78–105.
Published: 01 September 2003
...AMANDA EMERSON Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2003 amanda emerson is a PhD candidate in the English Department at Brown University. She is completing her dissertation on “equality”as a flexible means of national affiliation in early American...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 96–125.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Rebecca Wanzo This essay is an attempt to work through the nature of the cultural injury produced by the African American male celebrity—an injury that is frequently enacted as intimate violence—and to hypothesize why public accusations of such injuries so often affectively challenge black subjects...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 21–67.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Ann duCille Marriage , like family , has been a contested term in African American historical, sociological, and cultural studies. This essay surveys and interrogates the dominant literature on black intimacy, coupling, and family life in the slave community from the publication of E. Franklin...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 204–212.
Published: 01 September 2018
... civil status of gay people as a counterpoint to the failure of matrimonial rights to do the same for heterosexual African Americans. This essay considers some of the assumptions about race, racism, and racial representation that underpin the architecture of Franke’s argument and the meaning of “black...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 90–110.
Published: 01 May 2011
... or abandoned their cultures. But immigrant women possess a complex subjectivity that is not reducible to cultural victimization. This is illustrated in this article through the work of Asian American domestic violence advocacy groups, navigating antiracist and antisexist practice, and by the expert...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 6–20.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Hortense Spillers; Ann duCille In this lively intellectual exchange—occasioned in part by the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Hortense Spillers’s revolutionary essay “Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe: An American Grammar Book”—the renowned black feminist theorist responds to eleven questions...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 191–195.
Published: 01 September 2018
... prestige and protection after the Civil War. Particularly concerned with the degree to which the right to marry among African Americans affected—in truly affective ways—the institution of marriage among whites, especially for the plantation mistress whose own (un)holy wedlock occurred within the context of...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 126–153.
Published: 01 September 2018
... urges black women to embrace their power and desirability in American society. At the same time, the literature reveals a nostalgic desire for a world where men were providers, women could afford to be the weaker sex, and traditional marriage could be a path to both personal and group advancement...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 178–197.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Éric Fassin In transatlantic sex wars, gender is supposedly alien to French culture, as if it were essentially American. This nationalist cliché can be turned upside down if one takes language seriously. Gender is not only, but it is also, a grammatical term, especially in French. It is omnipresent...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 141–167.
Published: 01 May 2015
... essay argues that black women’s sexuality functions at once as a lubricant for neoliberal governmentality and as a domain of collective preservation within this order. The author reads the queer force of black women’s survival in the Museum of African American History’s Changing America exhibit, along...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 54–73.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Nick Seaver The American Piano Company, in the early twentieth century, built a reenacting piano that could automatically play back performances recorded by virtuoso pianists. This article examines the production, in the company lab, of that piano’s fidelity—the terms by which an original and...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 127–159.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Mark Garrett Cooper; John Marx The authors argue that contemporary discussions of crisis in the humanities are best understood as part of a longer genealogy of crises extending through the mid-twentieth century to the late nineteenth-century beginnings of the modern American research university. In...
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Published: 01 December 2016
Figures 9 and 10 Rosalie et Léontine vont au théâtre by Romeo Bosetti (1911) . Betty and Jane (their American names) laugh hysterically at a hokey stage play in this French film comedy that was widely exhibited in the United States. Figures 9 and 10. Rosalie et Léontine vont au théâtre by More
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Published: 01 December 2016
Figures 9 and 10 Rosalie et Léontine vont au théâtre by Romeo Bosetti (1911) . Betty and Jane (their American names) laugh hysterically at a hokey stage play in this French film comedy that was widely exhibited in the United States. Figures 9 and 10. Rosalie et Léontine vont au théâtre by More
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differences (1 December 2002) 13 (3): np.
Published: 01 December 2002
... American Historical Romance susan bernstein 143 (Re)Viewing Stupidity Editors’ note: differences wishes to thank Indiana Univer- sity Press for thirteen years of...