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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 195–204.
Published: 01 December 2006
... she recalls with affection, “when it was possible to spend a week on a sentence” (29), she’s sentenced instead to wander the desert of political and historical criticism. Her enjoyment 198...
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differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 6–19.
Published: 01 May 2006
... by the law—delegated to an agency that assumes the impossible burden of my enjoyment. Lack is simultaneously affirmed and denied in my insistence on an ultimate fulfillment that nonetheless remains chroni- cally outstanding...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2017
... attitude toward scientific knowledge marks a shift in emphasis between Freud and Lacan in the theorization of the relationship between the subject and enjoyment. Willy Apollon writes that over the course of an analysis, “[A] being, as the object of a censored jouissance, becomes the subject of a desire and...
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differences (1 September 2006) 17 (2): 113–131.
Published: 01 September 2006
... that the subject achieve enjoyment through an understanding—albeit an unconscious understanding—of the status and meaning of the scenes it contains. To begin, we must establish that the viewer, indeed, possesses...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 46–64.
Published: 01 September 2017
... kill or otherwise destroy the totem, or to eat of its flesh, but also to enjoy it in any way. Genuss is the word Freud frequently uses here. Although the English translation says “benefit” or “consume,” the word is enjoyment : jouissance ( Totem 2, 147 ; Totem und Tabu 296, 430 ). In order...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... The question I want to think about is what might be a better, collaborative, institutional form for thinking, one not at the service of knowledge, but—and I fear saying this in public—based on an experience of enjoyment...
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differences (1 December 2002) 13 (3): 24–63.
Published: 01 December 2002
...MARGHERITA LONG 2002 margherita long is Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her article “Tanizaki and the Enjoyment of Japanese Culturalism”appears in the fall 2002 issue of positions: east asia cultures critique...
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 76–106.
Published: 01 December 1999
... counseled mothers to exert “a constant effort to appreciate the value which [children] attach to their enjoyments and pursuits” (280). Children retain these feelings about their pleasures even after they have become adults. The Beecher...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 157–180.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., and so on. Paradoxically, some readers find a particular enjoyment in the very feeling of guilt that comes from always failing to complete the proposed task. The individual is today addressed by capitalist...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 181–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
... which the excess of enjoyment is expressed through the transformation of a human being into matter” (11). She writes about the specific forms that this disposability and excess take as they emerge in contemporary slavery and in the...
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differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 147–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
... end in itself, for the development of the senses and the intellect for pacification of aggressiveness, for the enjoyment of being, for the emancipation of the senses and the intellect from the rationality of domination...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 209–217.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., the Muselmann, the sovereign. In Agamben, the metaphor is no hesitant figure that shows glimpses of its own haunted nature, but rather a textual force in full enjoyment of its evocative power.3 However great the pleasure such...
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differences (1 May 2001) 12 (1): 112–140.
Published: 01 May 2001
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differences (1 May 2017) 28 (1): 124–173.
Published: 01 May 2017
... designates as sex” (452). 2 In the sinthomosexual, the social order posits and localizes the enemy of the Child as the paradoxical object form of jouissance itself: a violently disruptive enjoyment that threatens the integrity of the object insofar as that object is nothing but a catachrestic positing...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 20–36.
Published: 01 December 2006
... ain’t had all I wanted, maybe I’ve had, you know, all I’m ever gonna get” and so organizes his life through the lateral enjoyments of fantasy. “I can’t keep no job and sorta stay close to home, watching tv, or reading World’s...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2016
... beautiful of beautiful qualities: “The eye hath this sort of enjoyment in winding walks, and serpentine rivers, and all sorts of objects, whose forms, as we shall see hereafter, are composed principally of what, I call, the waving and serpentine lines. Intricacy in form, therefore, I shall define to be...
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differences (1 September 1999) 11 (2): 53–75.
Published: 01 September 1999
... ordinary woman; whether she is the mere product of wishful thinking, or whether she might be a devil or vampire in disguise. In these stories the mysterious woman, on the one hand, provides access to a wondrously enjoyable...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and its attempts to control and to instrumentalize nature. In his encounter with the Sirens, we also glimpse how the sensuous pleasures integral to aesthetic enjoyment are segregated from manual labor. Art in modern times, as...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 146–171.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Warumungu sociality and to “Enjoy!” (This enjoyment button is especially interesting insofar as it simultaneously incites the jouissance of the other and counters the notion that the social restriction of the subject is against...
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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 136–165.
Published: 01 December 2017
... clear that the abuse of prostitution is not about sexual pleasure, or any pleasure for that matter. It appears a compulsive activity, compelled rather than enjoyable. It manifests the urge to experience the whole range of the spectrum, leaving no possibility unexplored. The traders’ abuse of...