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Published: 01 May 2018
Figures 4 and 5 On the left, the body as seen through Lucia’s point of view in an early scene, and on the right, the cover of a newspaper through which Lucia rewitnesses the body in an image visually rhyming with her earlier perspective. The Reckless Moment , Max Ophuls, 1949. Figures 4 and 5 More
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figures 4 and 5 On the left, the body as seen through Lucia’s point of view in an early scene, and on the right, the cover of a newspaper through which Lucia rewitnesses the body in an image visually rhyming with her earlier perspective. The Reckless Moment , Max Ophuls, 1949. Figures 4 and 5 More
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differences (1 May 1999) 11 (1): 179–202.
Published: 01 May 1999
... . Boulanger, Pierre. Le cinéma coloniale de l'Atlantide à Lawrence d'Arabie . Paris: Seghers, 1975 . Butler, Judith. “Phantasmatic Identification and the Assumption of Sex.” Bodies that Matter . New York: Routledge, 1993 . 93 –119. Chow, Rey. “Media, Matter, Migrants.” Writing Diaspora: Tactics of...
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differences (1 May 2008) 19 (1): 71–95.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Alanna Thain This essay explores the affective intensity of movement in a recent choreography by noted French Canadian choreographer Marie Chouinard. In bODY rEMIX/ gOLDBERG vARIATIONS , dancers perform with all manners of prosthetics and bodily extensions--crutches, ski poles, coat racks, pointe...
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differences (1 September 2008) 19 (2): 99–126.
Published: 01 September 2008
... . rebecca wanzo The Era of Lost (White) Girls: On Body and Event There is nothing particularly unusual cares about the LaToyia Figueroa case about [LaToyia Figueroa’s] case. She is because it has nothing to do with the an inner-city...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 46–64.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jeffrey S. Librett This essay examines the excessive structure and functioning of the drive, on the limit between language and the organic body, in Totem and Taboo . To shed new light on the relationship between language and the jouissance of the drive, as well as the primal horde myth, the author...
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differences (1 May 2003) 14 (1): 125–162.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., gender, biotechnologies, aids , and anthropological theory. She is currently working on a book manuscript about the anxious biopolitical techno-body of/in Europe. Agamben, Giorgio. The Coming Community . Trans. Michael Hardt. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1993 . ____. Homo Sacer: Sovereign...
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differences (1 September 2005) 16 (2): 88–115.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Découverte, 1993 . Butler, Judith. Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of “Sex” . New York: Routledge, 1993 . Chanter, Tina. Ethics of Eros: Irigaray's Rewriting of the Philosophers . New York: Routledge, 1995 . Copjec, Joan. Read My Desire: Lacan against the Historicists Cambridge...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 73–102.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Christian discourse of the human soul's struggle to master the “habits of this life,” the author calls attention to an alternative conception of habitual bodily being that gives expression to the latter's fundamental ambi-valence . The habitual body of the multitude is read as an ontological structure of...
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differences (1 December 2004) 15 (3): 123–156.
Published: 01 December 2004
...PETRA KUPPERS Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2004 petra kuppers is Assistant Professor of Performance Studies at Bryant University. She is the author of Disability and Contemporary Performance: Bodies on Edge (Routledge, 2003) and is currently...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 176–188.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Gertrud Koch The music video poses several questions in which the ordering of the senses becomes central: What does it mean to show a singing body, a close-up of a singer and her body parts (her open mouth, her hands, her lips, etc.)? Does the music video emphasize sight over hearing by becoming...
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differences (1 May 2008) 19 (1): 96–127.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., showing that he eventually came to use the example of the fetus to exemplify what he meant by the “union” of mind and body. Although Descartes is usually considered a dualist, particularly in feminist criticism, he took for granted that we experience ourselves as mind/body composites. The fetus presented...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 130–149.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Sarah E. Kile This essay explores some of the ways people conceived of the relationship between sexed bodies and gendered roles during the slow transition from the Ming (1368-1644) to the Qing dynasty (1644-1911). This was a period of increasing commercialization and significant challenges to...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 10–30.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., and consonance) under his infamous mind-body dualism, Descartes invokes resonance to think through what is his most important project—to model the unity of body and mind. veit erlmann holds the Endowed Chair of Music History at the University of Texas at Austin. His most recent publication is...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 148–178.
Published: 01 December 2009
... authors see it emerging in Jacobean tragedy whenever something happens to the body of the legitimate monarch and poses a threat to culture itself, endangering kinship along with the metaphysics of kingship. In Hobbes's Leviathan , sovereignty is no longer immanent in nature and the order of the universe...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 194–223.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the politicization of death and a reckoning of the dying body, through what Achille Mbembe refers to as “necropolitics.” Drawing on the work of Mbembe, Michel Foucault, Judith Butler, and others, the authors contend that the limit of the human posed by the articulation of colonial frames within...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 32–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Ann duCille During its formative years—its short happy life in the latter decades of the twentieth century—black feminist criticism focused almost exclusively on literature by and about black women, a body of work it claimed as its own “precious” private property. This essay uses a foreign body...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 157–180.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Renata Salecl Postindustrial society thrives on the idea of choice. The individual is not only perceived as able to choose among various consumer objects; he or she is also taken as someone who can choose his or her identity, sexual orientation, body shape, and so on. In the ideology of...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 20–41.
Published: 01 September 2012
... referred between bodies by mirror neurons and philosophically as an injury to the flesh of the world of which we are all composed. I thank Lauren Berlant, Matthew Ratcliffe, Margaret Simmonds, and Alessandra Tanesini for helpful conversations and information; and the editors and anonymous readers at...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 31–53.
Published: 01 December 2011
... voyage that inflect Western epistemologies of sound. As metaphors for signal processing, cooking and travel mark cultural locations (e.g., gendered, classed, able-bodied positionalities) much as they do in broader social contexts. Not only is signal processing subject to the critique of representation...