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differences (2001) 12 (1): 112–140.
Published: 01 May 2001
... on Female Infibulation: Responses from Sudanese Feminists.” Female “Circumcision” in Africa: Culture, Controversy,and Change . Ed. Ylva Hernlund and Bettina Shell-Duncan. Boulder:Lynn Reinner, 2000 . 151 –67. Ammar, Hamid. Growing Up in an Egyptian Village . New York: Octagon Books, 1961 . An-Na'im...
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differences (2005) 16 (2): 37–60.
Published: 01 September 2005
... ( 1993 ): 733 -58. Mintz, Alan. George Eliot and the Novel of Vocation. Cambridge: Harvard up, 1978 . Newton, K. M. “Daniel Deronda and Circumcision.” Essays in Criticism 31 ( 1981 ): 313 -26. ____. “Sutherland's Puzzles: The Case of Daniel Deronda.” Essays in Criticism 48 ( 1998 ): 1...
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differences (1995) 7 (2): 41–81.
Published: 01 July 1995
... Masochism: Couvade, Castration, and Rabbis in Pain .” American Imago 51 . 1 ( 1994 ): 3 – 36 . Boyarin Daniel . “ ‘This We Know to Be the Carnal Israel’: Circumcision and the Erotic Life of God and Israel .” Critical Inquiry 18 . 2 ( 1992 ): 474 – 506 . Briggs Sheila . “ Images...
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differences (2004) 15 (2): 152–171.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Religions, Harvard Divinity School. She is the author of Wanderings: Sudanese Migrants and Exiles in North America (Cornell University Press, 2002) and the editor of Female Circumcision: Multicultural Perspectives (University of Pennsylvania Press, forthcoming 2004), in addition to numerous journal...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... The symbol of that gap we find in the same context of El Shadday’s relation to Abraham, in which, primordially, is born the law of circumcision, which gives as a sign of the covenant between the people...
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differences (1994) 6 (1): 69–97.
Published: 01 April 1994
... in the texts canonically available does it say that Lot was circumcised. The covenant is transacted only "after Lot had parted from [Abram]" (13: 14) and sealed with the ritually definitive amputation ofthe foreskin sometime after the birth of Ishmael and immediately before the narration of the destruction...
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differences (2005) 16 (3): 95–101.
Published: 01 December 2005
... she is reading his Circonfession (1991), where he has come to the fact of circumcision as a marking of his own body and the bodies of men. Noteworthy is that this is also Derrida’s text of mourning his own mother. Cixous talks...
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differences (1994) 6 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 April 1994
... in particular of his Jewishness (notably his circumcision), and to what he thinks about God - without having to do so in his own name. (His mother, he writes, had worried about whether he still believed in God (30, 146 Derrida expresses doubts about publishing the details of his mother's failing body...
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differences (1996) 8 (2): 153–173.
Published: 01 July 1996
... On differential access to the law, see Garnsey. 7 In a fashion similar to castration, circumcision was criminalized, although this is not discussed in relation to the Cornelian law. Jews who circumcised their non-Jewish slaves and who were not honestiores (of the better sort) could face death (Robinson 51-52). 8...
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differences (1999) 11 (1): 179–202.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of appearance. . . . It was certainly blood, the resistance of the body to the name, the splash of a tardy circumcision. It was a reminder, grimace of a buried memory, the memory of a life that I had not known...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 224–249.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to the Jew Shylock’s forced conversion to Chris- tianity, since the traditional figure of the Jew is often and con- ventionally situated on the side of the body and the letter (from bodily circumcision...
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differences (2005) 16 (3): 102–113.
Published: 01 December 2005
... happened to be called Santa Monica, the name also of a section of Los Angeles where Derrida often was in his mourning-time [such is the associative illogic of trace-writing caught within circumcision, actual or “of the heart,” could...
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differences (1997) 9 (3): 65–78.
Published: 01 November 1997
...," "fundamentalism," "polygamy," "denied sexuality," "subjugation," "lesser beings," "not respected," "living according to some sort of a dress code," "puritanical way of life," "living for pleasure of men," "circumcision," (even "sati" has made an occasional appearance and most tellingly, "completely different from...
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differences (2004) 15 (2): 118–151.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Others.” American Anthropologist 104.3 ( 2002 ): 783 -90. Abusharaf, Rogaia Mustafa. “Virtuous Cuts: Female Genital Circumcision in an African Ontology.” differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Criticism 12.1 ( 2001 ): 112 -40. Ahmad, Feroz. The Making of Modern Turkey . London...
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differences (2005) 16 (3): 52–67.
Published: 01 December 2005
... it comes to cuts, and to all manners of cutting operations, for instance, circumcision, Derrida’s memory is always fresh, fresh from the cut, still bleeding, as Hélène Cixous masterplayfully shows in Portrait of Jacques Derrida...
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differences (1989) 1 (2): 59–76.
Published: 01 July 1989
... and contributions within the missionary communities of Paul's time. She relates how women founded house churches and explains how women and men became the children of God through baptism, while circumcision separated the sexes as far as religion was concerned. And on this point, she recalls that becoming...
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differences (1992) 4 (1): 116–132.
Published: 01 April 1992
... to concern the penis's size and state: is it large or small, erect or flaccid, circumcised or not? One may wonder about its color: is the skin white, black, yellow, or some in-between shade? Does your picture include the testicles? What kind of context have you constructed for your penile image: how much...
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differences (2004) 15 (2): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... by claim- ing that she and her two daughters would be subjected to female genital circumcision if she was returned to Nigeria. Both the ins and the bia failed to consider the irreparable injury that the citizen children would suffer...
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differences (1992) 4 (1): 40–75.
Published: 01 April 1992
... to the relationships between the husband and the wife. 11 Yet another solution is the complete temporal dissociation of phases of initiation which were without doubt once consecutive, as in the Hebraic rite of infant circumcision. This was probably originally a puberty rite which has been as it were "predated" to mark...