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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 161–196.
Published: 01 December 2012
... ocean by displaying organisms necessarily removed from their natural habitat, the author holds this train of thought in suspension to contemplate the aspects of sea life that have escaped the epistemological taming that makes the mysterious ocean intelligible to land-dwelling humans. The radical...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 23–42.
Published: 01 November 2015
... offers an alternative point of view. Benjamin’s focus on gesture offers concrete ways of reconceptualizing both identification and disidentification. Read together with his critique of legal violence, one can also see how the gesture displays and arrests the destructive power of the state. Benjamin thus...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 106–120.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... This essay reconstructs the way Arendt’s thought is displayed in the film as a basis for its interpretation. This interpretation is supported by a reconstruction of the historical context and discursive conditions in which Arendt’s new concept of evil, and her understanding of Nazi evil that follows...
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Published: 01 December 2016
Figure 2 “Are You Afraid to Laugh?” Goodall’s Dental Institute advertisement, displaying the glamorous effects of proper dentistry as a corrective to the prohibition on female laughter (1912). The Wellcome Library, London. Figure 2. “Are You Afraid to Laugh?” Goodall’s Dental Institute More
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differences (1 May 2004) 15 (1): 48–68.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Portents: Monstrous Births from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment . Routledge: London, 1991 . Wood, William. Zoography; Or the Beauties of Nature Displayed . London: Cadell and Davies, 1807 . harriet ritvo Our...
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differences (1 December 2004) 15 (3): 123–156.
Published: 01 December 2004
... read, here, for the political and generative potential of these opaque encounters in the fl esh. This essay looks at the German exhibition Körperwelten (Body Worlds), a contemporary science/art project that displays the...
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differences (1 December 2003) 14 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 December 2003
...-Godeau, Abigail. “The Other Side of Venus: The Visual Economy of Feminine Display.” The Sex of Things: Gender and Consumption in Historical Perspective . Ed. Victoria de Grazia with Ellen Furlough. Berkeley: u of California p, 1996 . 113 -50. Steele, Valerie. Fashion and Eroticism: Ideals of...
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differences (1 May 2017) 28 (1): 17–36.
Published: 01 May 2017
... colored, satirical, bossy, and parodic. But the work of the late Scots artist Ian Hamilton Finlay could. He’s exemplary among those who’ve developed a contemporary lapidary style. This includes his displayed fragments of stone incised with Roman capitals, bearing legends such as “ the world has been empty...
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differences (1 May 2013) 24 (1): 104–136.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Foucault’s cautionary account of the cap- tive soul as a cog in a regulatory apparatus, then what new apparatuses of capture can be said to await these animal artists and those who gaze, captivated, upon their display...
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differences (1 December 2002) 13 (3): 83–120.
Published: 01 December 2002
... and the performative displays of this bond—the overarching communal narratives shared by citizens and the mechanisms through which they enunciated these social bonds. Moreover, the two—the narrative and the performative displays...
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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 130–137.
Published: 01 September 2014
...: she can escape u.s. Jim Crow only if she accepts a place within the primitivist imaginary of European modernism. Helga refuses both and opts instead to express her refusal in and through an aestheticized display of muteness. “[H...
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differences (1 December 2003) 14 (3): 112–135.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of some fascination—is retold . . . to a reporter. And again, the anecdote alternates with the detail in a by now familiar story: the birth of a genre. The reporters placed phone calls to the numbers displayed on the...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 1–22.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., Althusser uses the same idea of the latent heterogeneous structure—where the conflict endowed with a critical and political meaning is represented by the paradoxical display of a “non-relationship that is the relationship”—to propose a rectified interpretation of the critical function of Brecht’s “epic...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 45–92.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Figure 2 “Are You Afraid to Laugh?” Goodall’s Dental Institute advertisement, displaying the glamorous effects of proper dentistry as a corrective to the prohibition on female laughter (1912). The Wellcome Library, London. Figure 2. “Are You Afraid to Laugh?” Goodall’s Dental Institute...
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differences (1 May 2007) 18 (1): 153–186.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Psycho, a dvd documenting the continual accumulation (and averaging) of Psycho’s digitized frames, while the soundtrack remains unaltered. While watching the film détourné—literally a phantasmagoric (or phantasmor- phic) display—it is as if...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 154–188.
Published: 01 September 2018
... marriages marked by domestic violence and a rare and poignant display of love between two black, married consenting adults—as Brittney Cooper interpreted the song’s video in her defense of Beyoncé’s feminist status (“Beyoncé”). The audience reaction immediately after the performance exposes a public...
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differences (1 December 2001) 12 (3): 69–100.
Published: 01 December 2001
... norms through achieving and displaying the conspicuous strength and mus- cularity conventionally equated with masculinity. Some sympathetic feminists, historians, and critics, sports sociologists and psychologists, share...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 148–178.
Published: 01 December 2009
... English at Duke University and author of Power on Display: The Politics of Shakespeare's Genres (Routledge, 1986), The Importance of Feeling English: American Literature and the British Diaspora, 1750–1850 (Princeton University Press, 2007), and, with Nancy Armstrong, The Imaginary Puritan...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 71–112.
Published: 01 September 2012
... workers she held at a drug rehabilitation center in nearby Venice. Lacy’s art project, based on conversation rather than on display, points to the stark differences between her feminist approach and Ginzburg’s take on prostitution...
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differences (1 May 2007) 18 (1): 128–152.
Published: 01 May 2007
... shroud of Turin, Georges Didi-Huberman traces the quasi-theological, quasi- technological attributes of this “advent of the visible.” A relic of the first order, sometimes displayed in a procession that only incites and frustrates...