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differences (2012) 23 (2): 20–41.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Iain Morland In debates about the medical management of intersex, also known as “disorders of sex development,” it is often assumed that morally good treatment can make patients, families, and doctors feel comfortable and, conversely, that morally bad treatment generates feelings of discomfort...
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differences (2013) 24 (1): 169–191.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Stephanie Clare Contemporary scholarship on emotion and feeling tends to fold bodily sensations such as feeling cold into emotions, like fear. In contrast, this essay slows down to consider the contours of cold itself, showing how Maurice Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception offers a method...
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differences (1995) 7 (1): 165–187.
Published: 01 April 1995
... . The Sublime Object of Ideology . London : Verso , 1989 . BRUCE ROBBINS The Weird Heights: On Cosmopolitanism, Feeling, and Power [Political economy] develops a cosmopolitan, universal energy which breaks through every limitation and bond and sets itself up as the only policy, the only universality...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 103–124.
Published: 01 September 2016
... that the pluralization of feminist politics, which comprises both of these and more, is at the core of academic feminism as a transdisciplinary discipline. This is because the discipline ultimately distinguishes itself within the academy through being there in order to express injustices. The feeling of injustice...
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differences (2013) 24 (3): 36–62.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sara Edenheim In the ongoing research and activism concerning the queer archive of feelings, few historians have openly engaged in the discussion on the limits and possibilities of the archive. This article, written by a historian, provides a critical perspective on this debate and an analysis...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 157–180.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of postindustrial capitalism, one's life is perceived as a work of art and as a particular kind of enterprise. The overemphasis of choice, however, does not seem to bring contentment to the individual, but rather increases feelings of anxiety and insecurity. In order to appease feelings of anxiety, people often...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 66–101.
Published: 01 May 2018
... on the Acropolis” (1936), provides the point of departure for exploring Freud’s analysis of the oceanic feeling and the ideal of universal love championed by Rolland, as well as the quite different kind of love advocated by Freud. Other themes germane to the late work of Freud are also explored, including...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 93–114.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of Brennan’s archival papers, this article contextualizes Brennan’s inquiry with her theoretical influences in Freud, Klein, and Lacan. The essay concludes by reflecting on Brennan’s insights for the present “post-truth” political impasse, a discourse of personal feeling for which her theory provides...
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differences (2008) 19 (1): 32–70.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and tools of historically specific injustices such as the Inquisition, the Holocaust, and especially the transatlantic slave trade. Rather than condemning this kind of role playing--especially as it takes place between black and white men--Julien offers sadomasochism as an embodied way to feel historical...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 62–100.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of social order and the limits of knowledge. Through analyses of eighteenth- and twenty-first-century cultural texts, she posits that this new cultural discourse, germane to free-market capitalism, is best understood as epistemically governed by the affective concept of a “headless” feeling soma self...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 109–129.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and ethical practice; during the Han and Wei (220-65 ce ) dynasties, she plays an important role in the integration of yin and yang metaphysics, social morality, expressions of individual feeling, and legal order into a harmonious and cohesive aesthetic and ideological structure. This article examines...
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differences (2023) 34 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Elizabeth Freeman Talia Schaffer has noted that care work needn’t be joined with the feeling of care. This article extends this insight to explore medical kink (“sadomedicine”) as a form of distantiated yet attuned care work that resituates the literary debates on symptomatic versus surface reading...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of these films, the burden of the capitalist world on human life can be felt, and in that feeling, these films gain a political—even ecological—inflection. Works Cited Armes Roy . French Cinema since 1946. Vol. 1. The Great Tradition . London : Zwemmer and Barnes , 1966 . Bacher Lutz...
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differences (2018) 29 (3): 86–106.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... The narrative’s seriality and sentimentality make it a particularly productive site for theorizing the relationship between feeling and form. Furthermore, criticism of the novel has placed it in a media genealogy that reaches from Dickens’s serial beginnings to the early film of the twentieth century. For example...
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differences (1991) 3 (3): 69–93.
Published: 01 November 1991
... consciousness. Hegel delineates three principal stages: the natural soul (die natilrliche Seele), the feeling soul (diejilhlende Seele), and the actual soul (die wirkliche Seele). The natural soul is the first form of determinateness that soul, as being, develops into: a naturality which is at the same time...
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differences (1999) 11 (2): 177–203.
Published: 01 September 1999
... and Other Fictions (Indiana University Press, 1991) and the editor of Figuring Age: Women, Bodies, Generations (Indiana University Press,1999). She is currently working on a book entitled “Circulating Anger and Other Feelings: The Cultural Politics of the Emotions.” Androshcik, Julie. “Craps Game...
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differences (2006) 17 (1): 116–146.
Published: 01 May 2006
... the other as a “like subject,” another mind who can be “felt with” yet has a distinct, separate center of feeling and perception (see Bonds; Like Subjects). The image I have chosen here to distinguish the intersub- jective perspective from...
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differences (1992) 4 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 April 1992
... feelings and the history of women's social subjugation. The sexual liberation of women and their right to unhindered entry into society are inextricably linked. "The Meaning of 'Penis Envy' in Women" is translated from Abraham and Torok's Uecorce et Ie noyau (1987), forthcoming as "The Shell and the Kernel...
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differences (2022) 33 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 May 2022
... that what is felt is no less important than the words. Feeling is accentuated where sound nearly fails. Armed with stares and menacing smiles, the names Chiron is called become palpable, acquiring a vibrational quality, the ability to injure. It doesn’t so much matter whether the other boys call him scary...
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differences (1998) 10 (3): 82–118.
Published: 01 November 1998
...). And then later: "I must explain again that we are floudering here. To feel the firm ground ofprejudice slipping away is exhilarating, but brings its revenges" (61). Despite such admissions, Austin persists in his efforts-until he comes up against the category of language called "behabitives," the category...