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differences (2018) 29 (1): 66–101.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Salvatore F. Guido In 1923, Freud initiated a debate with the pacifist, mystic, and Nobel laureate Romain Rolland, to whom he revealed that he felt a “mysterious attraction.” Their correspondence, which culminated in Freud’s remarkable piece of self-analysis “A Disturbance of Memory on the...
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differences (2008) 19 (3): 90–125.
Published: 01 December 2008
...-avowed disciple of Dionysus, and Pentheus, the main character of The Bacchae and demonstrated anti disciple of Dionysus, I argue that both men experience their sexual attraction to women as somehow intolerable, and they negotiate this discomfort—which is simultaneously an unjustified paranoia and fear of...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 150–171.
Published: 01 September 2013
... culture, Li Yugang has won the recognition of both market and mainstream cultures, successfully adding a modern edge to the traditional art. Like reality television shows in the West, Li Yugang’s cross-dressing performances tend to use sensationalism to attract viewers and to increase advertising revenue...
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differences (2016) 27 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... The author wants to see Darwin’s career-long fascination with the coevolution of orchids and their insect pollinators as the emergence within his theory of an alternative to natural selection—a positive force of attraction that works both on and through variation. The currency of the orchid-wasp...
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differences (2002) 13 (2): 35–56.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... He has also erred in inviting into his home a male who is at the age that he is, in Athenian eyes, most attractive to women. The position of neanias at the beginning of the verse is emphatic: far from being harmless, the humble...
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differences (2005) 16 (3): v–vii.
Published: 01 December 2005
... thinkers and artists, continues to provoke rage and attract death sentences Copyright 2005 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 16:3 vi Derrida’s Gift...
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differences (1999) 11 (2): 177–203.
Published: 01 September 1999
... Surgery.” Time 25 Jan. 1999 : 83 . Gunning, Tom. “An Aesthetic of Astonishment: Early Film and the (In)Credulous Spectator.” Art and Text 34 (Spring 1989 ): 31 –45. ———. “The Cinema of Attraction: Early Film,Its Spectator and the Avant-Garde.” Wide Angle 8.3–4 ( 1986 ): 63 –70. Hacking...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 91–99.
Published: 01 May 2019
... secret of straight adult men’s attraction to teenage girls, Spacey exemplifies the cultural taboo on acknowledging a similarly normal version of homosexuality inclusive of attraction to teenage youths. The moment this possibility arises, the accused must be sacrificially pilloried (Fischel) lest any...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 126–153.
Published: 01 September 2018
... marriageable black men. Because of their poor economic prospects, high incarceration rates, and lower life expectancy, by 2014 there were only 51 employed black men for every 100 black women between the ages of twenty-five to thirty-four (Wang and Parker 34). There were, in short, few attractive black male...
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differences (2012) 23 (3): 74–118.
Published: 01 December 2012
... : Olschki , 2000 . 15 – 28 . Kirksey Eben Helmreich Stefan . “ The Emergence of Multispecies Ethnography .” Cultural Anthropology 25.4 ( 2010 ): 545 – 76 . Kullenberg Bertil . “ Field Experiments with Chemical Sexual Attractants on Aculeate Hymenoptera Males .” Zoologiska...
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differences (2015) 26 (2): 86–92.
Published: 01 September 2015
... there (and I stress kind of , since the innuendo and inaccuracies surrounding this affair require their own essay), this was the one that most attracted many producers. But for many reasons, this relationship could never do justice to the legacy of Arendt’s life and work. In the 1930s, when she...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 1–22.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., that is decisive for the success of his own action—as long as it can last (which, as we know, is never ad infinitum ). This leads Althusser to insist on the fact that, in the Prince’s art , which aims not so much at attracting the love of his subjects (a highly ambivalent affect, easily turned into...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 26–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
... “the appeal of ‘queer theory’ has outstripped anyone’s sense of what exactly it means” ( “From” 19 ). This apparent contradiction—that something not fully defined or described could nevertheless function as a point of massive attraction for many—was not simply a temporary characteristic of a new...
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differences (2014) 25 (2): 62–100.
Published: 01 September 2014
... about the fundamental shape of his oeuvre. What arguably attract Bersani in Proust and Beckett are two forms of modernist literary experimentation productively at odds with one another. On the one hand, we have the Proust- ian art of...
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differences (2004) 15 (1): 48–68.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., cattle and bison, or dogs and wolves, and even such unlikely pairs as sheep and raccoons. Among the most celebrated zoological attractions of the fi rst half of the nineteenth century—ballyhooed as “Unparalleled Attraction! Prodigies...
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differences (2007) 18 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 December 2007
... glance toward the face of the desirable other is both inexplicable, from a reductive biological view, yet crucial, even primary, in erotic attraction: “The face is the primary expression of consciousness, and to see in the face...
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differences (2008) 19 (3): 139–149.
Published: 01 December 2008
... feminist 144 Critical Exchange theory with the same conceptual and political attractions but no comparable problems. Arguably, this alternative exists...
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differences (2010) 21 (3): 73–96.
Published: 01 December 2010
.... ——— “Reading Brillat-Savarin.” The Rustle of Language . Trans. Richard Howard. Berkeley: u of California p, 1986 . 250 -70. Bataille, Georges. “Attraction and Repulsion 2: Social Structures.” Trans. Betsy Wing. The College of Sociology 1937–39 . Ed. Denis Hollier. Minneapolis: u of Minnesota p, 1988...
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differences (1999) 11 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 1999
... the “exotic” setting of the play, were featured in the playbill which served as advance publicity. The ambiguous ethnic profile added to the even more attractive feature of this nineteenth-century rider who, named Adah Isaacs Menken...
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differences (2003) 14 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 December 2003
... in painting (see Cherry 137, Higonnet 91–93). Fashion plates equated women with attractive faces and bod ies that existed to display hairdos, clothes, and accessories in lovely settings. Scholars have therefore charged that...