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differences (1 September 2001) 12 (2): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Representations of Women (University of Chicago Press, 1988), and Centaurs and Amazons: Woman and the Pre-History of the Great Chain of Being (University of Michigan Press, 1982). Adorno, Theodor. “On Epic Naiveté.” Notes to Literature . Vol. 1 . Trans. S. W. Nicholsen. New York: Columbia UP, 1991...
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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 19–43.
Published: 01 December 2017
... ancient epic poem, not just of the Nordic sagas and of medieval epic, which are more immediately related, but, in fact, of Homeric epic. Understanding video games as an evolving art form, the essay turns to intertextuality and to Judith Butler’s analysis of “staged interpellation” and performative...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 23–42.
Published: 01 November 2015
... critical concern with identification becomes possible with Brecht’s epic theater. That distance that I take from the scene of my identifications follows from a Verfremdungseffekt , understood as a practice of “disidentification.” I not only say I am that character or that other one, but also, I become...
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differences (1 September 2001) 12 (2): i–v.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Especially Peculiar Undertaking': Alice Notley's Epic.” differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 12.2 (Summer 2001 ): 86 –97. DuPlessis, Rachel Blau. The Pink Guitar: Writing as Feminist Practice . New York: Routledge, 1990 . ———. “Manifests.” Diacritics 26.3–4 ( 1996 ): 31 –53...
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differences (1 December 2014) 25 (3): 14–58.
Published: 01 December 2014
... which it had hitherto been separate into an absolute knowledge that reconciles world and God. It is also not yet a matter of the progressive idealization in art that will culminate in the languages of ancient epic, tragedy, and comedy—and, finally, just as the first-person speaker of drama collapses...
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differences (1 September 2002) 13 (2): 35–56.
Published: 01 September 2002
... classical Athens. The character most famous for his erotic disposition in the epic tradition is, of course, Paris. In the Iliad, he is subtly feminized. As he shirks from the encounter with Menelaus, Hector rebukes him...
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differences (1 May 2017) 28 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 May 2017
... affinities among the fictitious adventures that the novel documents and those of other genres: “Adorned with the embellishments of Poetry, they produce the epic; more concentrated in the story, and exchanging narrative for action, they become dramatic. When allied with some great moral end, [. . .] they may...
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differences (1 May 2005) 16 (1): 63–102.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Livingstone. London: Merlin, 1971 . ____. The Theory of the Novel: A Historico-Philosophical Essay on the Forms of Great Epic Literature . Trans. Anna Bostock. Cambridge: mit p, 1971 . McCulloh, Mark R. Understanding W. G. Sebald . Columbia: u of South Carolina p, 2003 . Moretti, Franco. “The...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2010
... . Jameson, Fredric. The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act . Ithaca: Cornell up, 1981 . Lukács, Georg. The Theory of the Novel: A Historico-Philosophical Essay on the Forms of Great Epic Literature . Trans. Anna Bostock. Cambridge, ma: mit p, 1971 . ———. (as Georg von...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... The situation is complicated further when we look beyond the lines Hogarth extracts to their setting in Milton’s poem. As the word “so” indicates, the passage is half of an epic simile: the tenor without the vehicle. The context reads as follows:        With tract oblique At first, as one who...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 52–68.
Published: 01 December 2006
...: Garnier-Flammarion, 1968 . Frawley, Maria H. Invalidism and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain . Chicago: Chicago up, 2004 . Friedman, Susan Stanford. “Gender and Genre Anxiety: Elizabeth Barrett Browning and H. D. as Epic Poets.” Rpt. in Reynolds 466 -73. Johnson, Barbara. A World of...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 109–141.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... curiosity to try if his pronouncing of it —Arabian Nights’ Entertainments would have the same effect. Accord- In the preface to his Hindu epic, The Curse of Kehama (1810), Robert Southey launches a sustained attack on the religious...
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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 May 2004) 15 (1): 69–83.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., say, in an epic like Roland where actions, fi nally, speak louder than words, and in which the weak, whose weapon is speech, have no chance against the strong.12 In fact, there is some evidence to suggest a link between the fable...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2010
... which totalizes and equalizes” (210). Globally speaking, Kristeva posed creative time against epic time.1 In literary stud- ies, epic time is typically enshrined in the largely male-authored tradition of the historical novel, which...
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differences (1 September 1999) 11 (2): 153–176.
Published: 01 September 1999
... proportions, description merely levels”; “Description . . . becomes the dominant mode in composition in a period in which, for social reasons, the sense of what is primary in epic construction has been lost. Description is the writer’s...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 32–61.
Published: 01 May 2012
... outside world. As Guy Hocquenghem once wrote, “[F]rom behind, we are all women” (104). This anatomical truth of our fundamental equivalence begins to warrant notice in the nineteenth century as the epic model of manly...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 204–212.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Black Panther is an allegory about the epic struggle within the Black Atlantic between two warring visions of the politics of belonging: the nativist, nationalist, ethnic identity of T’Challa and the globalist, diasporic, racial identity of N’Jadaka. Narratively, the film is a domestic family drama of...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 103–147.
Published: 01 December 2009
.... B., ed. The Hakluyt Handbook . 2 vols. 2nd ser. 144 -145. London: Hakluyt Society, 1974. Sacks, David Harris. “Richard Hakluyt's Navigations in Time: History, Epic, and Empire.” Modern Language Quarterly 67.1 ( 2006 ): 31 -62. Schleck, Julia. “`Plain Broad Narratives of Substantial...
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differences (1 May 2007) 18 (1): 53–86.
Published: 01 May 2007