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differences (2021) 32 (1): 74–96.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and Mikhail Bakhtin’s approaches to literature beyond language. Turning this legacy on its head, this essay focuses, rather, on language in literature. In a short-circuiting way, Roman Jakobson’s linguistics and poetics and Erich Auerbach’s nonnational-based philology can be seen as surprisingly close to one...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 224–249.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., through a discussion of the writings of Derrida and Auerbach, among others, that the connotations of forgiveness extend considerably beyond a strictly religious dimension, going so far as to bear on contemporary theoretical questions about translation and the secularization of representation. Brown...
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differences (1996) 8 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 April 1996
... in the "self-proclamations ofmale truth" (Auerbach 157), even ifthat truth repeats the truth of feminism. (I have thus far been guilty of the same implicit reading insofar as I have consistently designated the feminist addressee with a feminine pronoun, even as I consciously varied the pronouns when...
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differences (2021) 32 (1): 126–149.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Auerbach were already raising doubts about how philology should be deployed in an era in which world literature was finally “arriving” on the scene (remember Goethe’s, but also Marx and Engels’s, insistence on the imminence of this arrival). Writing in the early 1950s, Auerbach was quick to admonish...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 2011 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Works Cited Auerbach Erich . Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature . 1946 . Trans. Trask W. R. . Princeton : Princeton UP , 2003...
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differences (1991) 3 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 1991
..., then, is effected through a literary strategy which breaks with the traditional processes of character development. While Nina Auerbach has expressed dismay at the consequent loss of individuality (190-91), Moi has been critical of the nostalgia for the subject that, she argues, informs such a critique (79-80...
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differences (2021) 32 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2021
... quite different from the “seemingly timeless form of dogmatic doctrines” and “affords us the freedom to select a new and unexpected, previously unconceivable relevance ” (67). In a similar gesture with respect to historicity and temporality, Kamelia Spassova evokes Friedrich Nietzsche, Erich Auerbach...
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differences (2017) 28 (3): 19–43.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of objectivity and impersonality” is also a claim with long standing ( Rosen 481 ). For a renowned discussion of retardation, see Auerbach. For the spectacular absurdity of Homer’s anatomy (in spite of the nonsense propagated on the Internet), see Kirk 342–43 . 6 The term retardation with regard...
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differences (2003) 14 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 December 2003
... (University of California Press, 1999) and of articles on feminist theory, the history of sexuality, and nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature. She is currently completing a book on female homoeroticism and the Victorian family. Auerbach, Jeffrey. “What They Read: Mid-Nineteenth Century English...
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differences (2017) 28 (1): 94–123.
Published: 01 May 2017
... , 2003 . Arrowsmith William . Introduction and Translator’s Notes . Hard Labor. By Cesare Pavese . Trans. Arrowsmith William . New York : Viking , 1976 . xi – xlii ; 113 – 23 . Auerbach Erich . Dante: Poet of the Secular World . Trans. Manheim Ralph . New York...
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differences (1998) 10 (1): 175–208.
Published: 01 April 1998
... working (for which read lower to upper middle-class) Americans work at consuming. That we perceive the vampire as the ultimate consumer and so a version of ourselves should not surprise us. Nina Auerbach's Our Vampires, Ourselves performs the self-proclaimed diagnostic role to which its title points...
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differences (1990) 2 (2): 3–40.
Published: 01 July 1990
... European women" (53). 10 It is important to realize that from early on the nascent art of advertising used the colonial body to ply its wares. See, for example, Richards 119-67. 11 Nina Auerbach has described this fall as "a loving parody of Genesis" and linked it to Alice's appetite. 12 Remy G. Saisselin...
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differences (2012) 23 (2): 71–112.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Acts” at New York’s Jack Tilton Gallery, a gambit that “fail[ed] to garner the serious attention of the art press” (Auerbach). The who cares shrug that accompanied Heilman-C’s exhibit is as much a sign...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 109–123.
Published: 01 May 2010
...- tions were the stuff of modernist texts, and the theory of exile is what in many ways characterized modernism in classic works on the topic from Auerbach to Said. The theme of exile in the early twentieth century empha- sized...
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differences (2014) 25 (1): 156–176.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... It is possible to locate in literary-interpretive practice, including that of the New Critics and their philological predecessors like Erich Auerbach and Leo Spitzer, a generalized ethics of the encounter with the other in language...
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differences (2008) 19 (2): 9–34.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of its lack of documentation and consigned to the tender mercies of archeology and the “antiquities,” as a source of meaning for “reality.” As Auerbach and others argue, modernism is anything...
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differences (1990) 2 (2): 126–152.
Published: 01 July 1990
... an interesting and discontinuous history. from Aristotle to Auerbach. from the marxist theorists to contemporary theorists of postcoloniality. Depending upon how it has been deployed. "'mimesis" has taken on both conservative and adversarial valences. For a parodic and oppositional elaboration of the doubleness...