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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 61–69.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Banality of Evil , and the foci and arguments of the other authors included in the issue: Ariella Azoulay, Bonnie Honig, Pamela Katz, Adi Ophir, and Margarethe von Trotta. © 2015 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 This content is made freely available by...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 106–120.
Published: 01 September 2015
... from it, became such a scandal. © 2015 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 radical evil the banality of evil rhizomatic evil the labor of thinking Jewish collaboration Hannah Arendt , Margarethe von Trotta’s film, offers a brilliant...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 9–35.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., especially in the twentieth century. The condition of such an inquiry is not a set of abstract concepts, but a phenomenology of extreme violence that exceeds any rational political objective. Such violence is often theorized through such negative categories as evil or extermination and thus continues in some...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 42–70.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Kathleen Frederickson While the nineteenth-century consolidation of the anthropological culture concept shifted ethnological interests away from the figure of the solitary “savage” to wider structures of communal governance, it nonetheless accommodated the eighteenth-century caricatures of...
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differences (1 December 2014) 25 (3): 98–122.
Published: 01 December 2014
... auspicious occasion or to ward off impending evil), calling for a refusal of caste hierarchies and religious differences. An enthusiastic crowd of over a thousand people from five neighboring villages gathered, composed primarily of the Deuli and Bande castes (the lowest subgroupings of the Devadasi...
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differences (1 May 2003) 14 (1): 125–162.
Published: 01 May 2003
...ATHENA ATHANASIOU Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2003 athena athanasiou is a social anthropologist. She teaches at the University of Thessaly, Department of History, Archaeology, and Social Anthropology, in Greece. She writes on biopolitics...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2016
... “in a flight of angelic and lyrical purity” but that is “rapidly reduced to a wisp of aerial manure” not only conjures up the title of Baudelaire’s famous book of poems, The Flowers of Evil , but also reads like a direct commentary on the relation between the two terms spleen and idéal that...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
... alcohol ( Kingkade ).” This event is one of many episodes of “slut-shaming”: the public shaming of women perceived to be promiscuous on or through social media. The banality of the image in dispute makes this instance remarkable. Ms. Chaney is hardly “caught in the act” of underage drinking or...
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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 19–43.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to science fiction to dystopia, and to various hybrids of the three. Although with variations and differences from one game to another, and from one part of the same series to another, in all these cases there is the cyclical dimension of recurring metaphysical evil (periodically, dragons or some...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 142–164.
Published: 01 November 2015
... seems to make a point about the banality of evil. 12 Dogville is a regular town (in fact, it could be seen as the stereotype, the paradigm, of the regular town), and the people who live there are simple, well-intentioned, respectful, authority-following people. They are certainly not monsters...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and David Pellauer. Chicago: u of Chicago p, 2004 . ———. The Symbolism of Evil . Trans. Emerson Buchanan. New York: Harper, 1967 . Said, Edward W. “Conrad: The Presentation of Narrative.” The World, the Text, and the Critic . London: Vintage, 1991 . 90 -110. Saussure, Ferdinand de...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 45–76.
Published: 01 May 2002
... vulnerable to the possibility that a devotion to the appearance of domesticity will be a devotion to appearances and not the testament of love. Banal but not insignificant, his anxious perception crystallizes the history of a widely...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 20–44.
Published: 01 December 2016
... represents not just one woman, but also a certain kind of woman in twentieth-century Shanghai. The novel refers to Qiyao as “the archetypal daughter of the Shanghai longtang ” (34) and goes on to make the banality of this girl explicit by pluralizing her: “Wang Qiyaos always follow the trends, neither...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 121–131.
Published: 01 September 2015
...: A Report on the Banality of Evil . Rev. ed. New York : Viking , 1964 . Arendt Hannah . The Human Condition . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2013 . Arendt Hannah . Lectures on Kant’s Political Philosophy . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1992 . Arendt Hannah . Prologue...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 48–93.
Published: 01 May 2016
... well as in the later one on the “banality of evil,” Arendt is attentive to how discourses that manage the past are shaped; she knows these will also determine future potentialities, and she does not want the future to be shaped only by statesmen and their civil servants. Thus, she assigns herself the...
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 137–168.
Published: 01 December 1999
... terms of the politics of gender, the most important legacy of the Jane Eyre plot is, as is already noted by critics, the structural division of “woman” into the good, passionate, but innocent new girl and the evil, dangerous first wife...
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differences (1 May 2005) 16 (1): 63–102.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Understanding of Evil . Trans. Peter Hallward. London: Verso, 2001 . Bacon, Jon Lance. Flannery O'Connor and Cold War Culture . Cambridge: Cambridge up, 1993 . Bailey, Paul. Introduction. The Violent Bear It Away . By Flannery O'Connor. London: Faber, 1980 . vii-x. Bazin, André. “The Ontology of...
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differences (1 September 2008) 19 (2): 54–81.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Sovereignty in the New World , is forthcoming with Fordham University Press in 2008. Arvin, Newton. Herman Melville . Westport: Greenwood, 1950 . Badiou, Alain. Being and Event . 1988 . Trans. Oliver Feltham. London: Continuum, 2005. ———. Ethics: An Essay on the Understanding of Evil . Trans...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 93–105.
Published: 01 September 2015
... . Northwestern University , 2013 . Arendt Hannah . Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil . New York : Viking , 1964–65 . Arendt Hannah . The Jewish Writings . Ed. Kohn Jerome Feldman Ron H. . New York : Schocken , 2007 . Arendt Hannah . The Life of...
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differences (1 May 1999) 11 (1): 112–149.
Published: 01 May 1999
...WENDY HUI KYONG CHUN 1999 wendy hui kyong chun is an assistant professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. She is currently working on a manuscript entitled “Sexuality in the Age of Fiber Optics.” “Demanding Answers.” Maclean's 11 Jun. 1990 : 17 . “For Many...