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differences (2022) 33 (1): 92–118.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and Greek Love: A Bold New Exploration of the Ancient World . New York : Random , 2007 . Dean-Jones Lesley . “ The Cultural Construct of the Female Body in Classical Greek Science .” Golden and Toohey 183 – 201 . Doody Margaret Anne . The True Story of the Novel . New Brunswick...
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differences (2017) 28 (3): 19–43.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., and poetic insights. These temporal layers, which are usually interdependent, can coexist with an “adventuristic” temporality in the sense of the ancient Greek novel as discussed by Bakhtin: a potentially endless string of happenings (“side quests”) that are interchangeable and have no vital connection...
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differences (1990) 2 (1): 186–205.
Published: 01 April 1990
... Ancient Greek Novels . Berkeley : U of California P , 1989 . Reeve M. D. , ed. Longus Daphnis et Chloe . Leipzig : Teubner , 1982 . Rousselle Aline . Porneia: On Desire and the Body in Antiquity , Trans. Pheasant Felicia . Oxford : Blackwell , 1988 . Tatum James...
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differences (2017) 28 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and nation” ( “On the Origin” 1 ). She legitimates the ancient novel with anecdotes about its loyal partisans and instances in which readers and writers of novels displayed their strong commitments to their novels: the Romans were such avid novel-readers that “the Parthian general who beat Crassus took...
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differences (2002) 13 (2): 35–56.
Published: 01 September 2002
...DAVID KONSTAN 2002 david konstan is the John Rowe Workman Distinguished Professor of Classics and Professor of Comparative Literature at Brown University. Among his recent books are Sexual Symmetry: Love in the Ancient Novel and Related Genres (Princeton University Press, 1994), Greek...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 224–249.
Published: 01 December 2009
... vs. Forgiveness in Pagan and Judaeo-Christian Narratives.” Fourth International Conference on the Ancient Novel (ican iv). Lisbon. 25 July 2008. Lyotard, Jean-François. The Differend: Phrases in Dispute. Trans. Georges Van Den...
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differences (1991) 3 (3): 139–170.
Published: 01 November 1991
... in the biographical blurb on the inside back cover.) The novel is an amusing verbal comic-strip series superimposing the struggle among the great nationalists of the Indian Independence Movement upon the family feud at the heart of the ancient epic. Translation is immediate here. Maha is literally "great" and Bharata...
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differences (1999) 11 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 1999
..., Elizabeth. States of Sympathy: Seduction and Democracy in the American Novel . New York: Columbia UP, 1997 . Baym, Nina. “Melodramas of Beset Manhood: How Theories of American Fiction Exclude Women Authors.” 1981. Feminism and Literary History: Essays . New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1992 . Berlant...
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differences (1996) 8 (2): 153–173.
Published: 01 July 1996
... , 1957–59 . Augustine . In loannis Evangelium Tractatus [Treatise on the Gospel of John] . Ed. Browne H. . London : Bell and Sons , 1895 . Barton Carlin A. The Sorrows of the Ancient Romans: The Gladiator and the Monster . Princeton : Princeton UP , 1993 . Bergmann...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 59–75.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., or thought; it acts, powerfully, in the real world. As in Europe today, the pressure of debts is related to a lack of credit for democracy and the future. Among the many examples of this relationship, the paper highlights Resistance Is Useless ( Resistere non serve a niente ), a novel by Walter Siti. So...
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differences (2001) 12 (2): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2001
...PAGE DUBOIS 2001 page dubois is Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at the University of California, San Diego and the author of Sappho Is Burning (University of Chicago Press, 1995), Torture and Truth (Routledge, 1991 ), Sowing the Body: Psychoanalysis and Ancient...
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differences (1991) 3 (3): 171–175.
Published: 01 November 1991
... - Tamil, Kannada, Urdu - and their mixings in the writer Narayan's own history and in the film version of his novel, all of these references are about the limits of language - the limits it imposes on speakers, auditors, and readers and hence the need to think language not as a simple medium of expression...
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in Freud’s late “novel” engage the modernist project on the eve of its own demise. Ultimately, what these moments of excess in Moses reveal is that at modernism’s end, it cannot get beyond the problem of always having already been too late. Second, if belatedness is thematically central to Moses...
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differences (1990) 2 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 April 1990
... and resift culturaL historicaL and linguistic clues to determine what little they can about how humans in other socIeties experienced, understood, expressed, and behaved about sexuality. There are few, possibly no words in any ancient or medieval language corresponding precisely to "gay" or "homosexual...
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differences (2017) 28 (1): 17–36.
Published: 01 May 2017
... meaning as words are able to convey, and be couched in a style as forcible as rhetoric can devise. The smallness of the space devoted to the writing, and the trouble and difficulty of writing on stone, marble, and brass, were the reasons why abbreviations abounded on the ancient inscriptions, and, indeed...
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differences (1990) 2 (3): 29–51.
Published: 01 November 1990
..., but their Orientalism was gained at the expense oj any sympathy they might havejeltjor the benighted natives they ruled. One ojthe jaint lines oj thought running through early nineteenth-century Orientalist scholarship . .. is that Orientalist enthusiasm is often fueled by apathetic ignorance not only oj the ancient...
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differences (2010) 21 (2): 109–141.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... “In the Wake of the Novel: The Oriental Tale as National Allegory.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 33.1 ( 1999 ): 5 -31. Austin, J. L. How to Do Things with Words. 2nd ed. Ed. J. O. Urmson and Marina Sbisà. Cambridge, ma: Harvard up, 1975 . Barrell, John. The Infection of Thomas De Quincey...
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differences (1999) 11 (2): 76–105.
Published: 01 September 1999
... erotic blindness fortunate blindness. And let us call fortunate blindness one of the great myths of blindness. This is the central conceit of Victor Hugo’s latest, strangest, and least-read novel, L’homme qui rit...
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differences (1999) 11 (1): 179–202.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., particularly the female body. The tale of this colonial/postcolonial body is one that remains to be told. The novel The Sand Child, by francophone Moroccan author Tahar Ben Jelloun, strives to tell a tale that combines precisely...
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differences (1999) 11 (3): i–xii.
Published: 01 December 1999
...PHILIP GOULD 1999 philip gould is Associate Professor of English at Brown University. He is currently at work on a book on eighteenth-century antislavery writing and commercial culture. Brown, Herbert Ross. The Sentimental Novel in America,1789–1860 . Durham: Duke UP, 1940...