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differences (2002) 13 (3): 121–142.
Published: 01 December 2002
... . Jones, Gavin. Strange Talk: The Politics of Dialect Literature in Gilded Age America . Berkeley: U of California P, 1999 . Longstreet, August Baldwin. “The Character of the Native Georgian.” Georgia Scenes . 1835. Nashville: J. J. Sanders, 1992 . 32 –52. Mizruchi, Susan L. The Power...
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Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 1 “The Pendulum Swing.” Author’s diagram based on Gilles Deleuze’s description of the dialectic of the imagination in Coldness and Cruelty 22. More
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differences (2021) 32 (1): 126–149.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Galin Tihanov This essay reflects the author’s interest in understanding the reasons for the growing resistance to theory witnessed over the last couple of decades. The first part attempts to demonstrate that literature and literary theory have been involved in complex dialectical moves between...
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differences (2008) 19 (3): 59–89.
Published: 01 December 2008
... that the essay draws out in the novel with the help of Derrida's meditations on religion and Nancy's revision of dialectical reason. The “house” of identity, the essay argues, is for Robinson less an enclosure than “a way of going outside” that reveals the negative ground of every determined or external...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 40–86.
Published: 01 May 2009
... conjunction of necessity and impossibility, distinct from previous forms of contradiction (antinomies in Kant and dialectical contradiction in Hegel) and therefore historically situated in relation to the tradition of metaphysics. He argues that the other two modal categories, possibility and contingency...
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differences (2010) 21 (2): 142–172.
Published: 01 September 2010
... imagery or traumatically reproducing it. This essay argues that by relying only upon these models of repetition, critics inevitably fail to recognize the dynamic of compulsive repetition that permeates Walker's art, a dynamic that dialectically entwines the agency and subjection implied by parody...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 151–183.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of Frankfurt School dialectics for postcolonial problematics. Thanks to Susan Buck-Morss, Rey Chow, Iftikhar Dadi, Biodun Jeyifo, Natalie Melas, and Geoff Waite for their close readings of this essay. I am also indebted to David Sartorius and Ellen Rooney for their helpful feedback and suggestions...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 51–92.
Published: 01 September 2013
... or “context”) or site where a historical event could have erupted and, in this case, did erupt. Ephemera are useful in historical analysis, as Walter Benjamin suggested a century ago, because historical events lie immanent in detritus as potential dialectical images, which the determined historian can...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 211–234.
Published: 01 December 2011
... as silence.” I trace the appearance of this linking of silence to the metaphysical language of presence in the work of Cage, Foucault, and Derrida. My argument is that, while the regime of silence is linked to a dialectic of being and nothingness, plenitude and finitude, the fullness of meaning or the ground...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 May 2010
... up” with Lacan, who, furthermore, inscribes this silent reversal in his theory of sexuation. It is the curious twist from apocalypse to sexual difference that the article addresses, moving from Alain Badiou's early views on dialectics to the groundbreaking debate on sexual difference between Judith...
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differences (2010) 21 (3): 34–52.
Published: 01 December 2010
... between Walter Benjamin and Theodor W. Adorno, in which the concept of “rescuing” plays a crucial role, along with a close reading of key passages from works including The Arcades Project and Negative Dialectics , provides significant insights into the centrality and difficulty of this question, both...
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differences (2006) 17 (1): 88–115.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., and the Persistence of Hope.” Adorno, Theodor. Minima Moralia . Trans. E. F. N. Jephcott. New York: Verso, 1978 . ____. Negative Dialectics . Trans. E. B. Ashton. New York: Routledge, 1973 . Bauer, Karin. Adorno's Nietzschean Narrative: Critiques of Ideology, Readings of Wagner . Albany: suny p...
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differences (1997) 9 (1): 95–128.
Published: 01 April 1997
... dialectical idealism) so as to better understand where this philosophy of the senses is situated in the overall picture of modernity. For the purpose ofthe second point, I will discuss the class characteristics of the postmodern politics of the body and the relationship between the emergence of this politics...
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differences (2006) 17 (1): 47–87.
Published: 01 May 2006
... up, 1995 . Buck-Morss, Susan. The Dialectics of Seeing: Walter Benjamin and the Arcades Project . Cambridge, Mass.: mit p, 1995 . ____. Dreamworld and Catastrophe: The Passing of Mass Utopia in East and West . Cambridge, Mass.: mit p, 2000 . Butler, Judith. Bodies That Matter...
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differences (2006) 17 (1): 6–19.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Schriften 3. ____. Gesammelte Schriften . Ed. Gretel Adorno and Rolf Tiedemann. 20 vols. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1971 -. ____. Negative Dialectics . Trans. E. B. Ashton. New York: Continuum, 1973 . ____. Negative Dialektik . 1966 . Gesammelte Schriften 6. ____. “Trying to Understand...
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differences (1996) 8 (3): 128–147.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Mary Caputi Copyright © 1997 by Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 1997 Works Cited Adorno Theodor . Aesthetic Theory . Trans. Lenhardt C. . Boston : Routledge and Kegan Paul , 1984 . Adorno Theodor . Negative Dialectics...
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differences (1991) 3 (3): 69–93.
Published: 01 November 1991
... gains momentum through the convergence in Hegel's texts of his understanding of "literal" women, and their seclusion within the ethical life of the family, and figural "woman," whose explanatory power exceeds domesticity and disruptively seeps into the very texture of Hegelian dialectics. 1 I wish...
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differences (2003) 14 (1): 22–52.
Published: 01 May 2003
... without being subsumed within the Hegelian problematic. 10 Implicit in his response to this question is the desire to establish a form of (nondialectical) negation that is unassimilable to dialectical synthesis. For this, he goes...
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differences (1998) 10 (1): 75–97.
Published: 01 April 1998
..., or dialectics. Having announced that Sophocles's Antigone is the fundamental text for Holderlin's theory of tragedy, Lacoue-Labarthe immediately adds, as ifby way of explanation, yet in an explanatory clause that precisely confounds our preconceived notions as to what philosophical explanation should accomplish...
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differences (2006) 17 (1): 20–46.
Published: 01 May 2006
... M. Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib . New York: HarperCollins, 2004 . Horkheimer, Max, and Theodor W. Adorno. Dialectic of Enlightenment . New York: Continuum, 2002 . Jameson, Fredric. The Political Unconscious: Narrative As a Socially Symbolic Act . London: Methuen...