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differences (1 December 2018) 29 (3): 107–136.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Constantine V. Nakassis; Amanda Weidman Anxieties around the appearance and audition of the female body and voice in Tamil cinema reveal a semiotic ideology of the image that does not fit neatly within the idea of cinema as representation. Instead, this ideology takes filmic images to be acts that...
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differences (1 December 2018) 29 (3): 58–85.
Published: 01 December 2018
... necessarily have an organic connection to the feminine. The feminine voice will be presented here as a vital source for both male and female authors. Our case study is a pair of Ovidian love letters written in the eleventh century by the poet and clergyman Baudri of Bourgueil and Constance, a young nun at...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 140–167.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Nothing More . Cambridge, MA : MIT P , 2006 . Dunn Leslie C. “ Ophelia’s Songs in Hamlet: Music, Madness, and the Feminine .” Dunn and Jones 50 – 64 . Dunn Leslie C. Jones Nancy A. , eds. Embodied Voices: Representing Female Vocality in Western Culture . New York...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 68–95.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Kevin Quashie In the exploration of what it is to be human, coupling is ever a problem; coupling disturbs or at least complicates the conceptualization of being, the philosophical deliberation of the one. This troubling is amplified for the black female subject, whose access to ideological oneness...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 45–92.
Published: 01 December 2016
... regular women, female hysterics could endure multiday laughing, barking fits without so much as a trace on their bodies. Finally, I think about the striking oppositions between the female laughing hysteric and the hysterically laughing woman through the archives of early cinema. Film spectatorship not...
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differences (1 May 2001) 12 (1): 112–140.
Published: 01 May 2001
... religious clerics, such as Sheik Hamad wad Umm Marioam and Farah wad Takttook, also voiced their vehement opposition to female circumcision. These holy men infl uenced local discourses on culture, tradition, religion, and sexuality as...
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differences (1 September 2002) 13 (2): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Female Peristalsis Household Peristalsis Lupton and Miller quote Frederick as giving voice to “the ethos of disposal” in the early twentieth century. In Selling Mrs. Consumer, Fred...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 32–61.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., the essay argues that Hugo’s highly gendered language helped transform the episode from a man/animal encounter into the ravishing of the male protagonist by an assertive female. This reading is supported by an examination of the terrified reactions of contemporary readers and by looking at the...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 176–188.
Published: 01 May 2016
... video female voice visualization of music Men’s ears are less credulous than their eyes. —Herodotus H istory’s most famous example of the way in which the various aesthetic media are placed in hierarchical order is the one proposed by Plato, in which language is deemed the supreme form to...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 63–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... by colonial authorities and nationalists alike. It responds to Gayatri Spivak’s canonical question of whether the subaltern woman’s voice can be excavated from the historical archive by suggesting that Waddedar augurs and undermines the future narratives of her death and allegorically calls herself...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2008
... suffragettes' contribution to political modernity is not limited to the enfranchisement of women, although this was an enormous victory. Equally significant is the suffragettes' discourse of revolution, which, as Hannah Arendt argues, reveals the inextricable connection between freedom, the emergence of female...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 71–112.
Published: 01 September 2012
... attitudes toward prostitution in the 1970s, as well as to the economic shifts that saw the growth of service-oriented and intimate labor. In the 1970s, female performance artists and female critics who wrote for money were both likened to hookers. This article takes this analogy seriously to consider how...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 51–92.
Published: 01 September 2013
... because commercial advertising alleges that it did, and in part because at roughly the same time a subjective claim—“I am a woman”—began to be voiced. Although registered orthographically, woman 女性 is not simply a rhetorical category or a natural fact; it is not the effect of abyssal sex difference or an...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 73–108.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Geneviève James and James Nielson. Ann Arbor: u of Michigan p, 1995 . Silverman, Kaja. The Acoustic Mirror: The Female Voice in Psychoanalysis and Cinema . Bloomington: Indiana up, 1988 . Smith, Bruce R. The Acoustic World of Early Modern England: Attending to the O-Factor . Chicago: u of Chicago...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 154–188.
Published: 01 September 2018
... biologically in the conventional sense of the nuclear family and constructed more broadly to include a sisterhood of fictive kin—to reimagine how black marriage, sexuality, and kinship are popularly understood. The reliance on queer voices in both Lemonade and 4:44 is parsed in light of the erasure of...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 46–72.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Shanna T. Carlson In response to concerns voiced by Judith Butler and Joan Copjec regarding the possible incompatibility of the discourses of Lacanian psychoanalysis and gender studies, this paper argues that gender studies and Lacanian psychoanalysis can hope for a meeting ground precisely around...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 70–85.
Published: 01 September 2015
... trial and controversy aided the juxtaposition of Arendt’s vulnerability with her public voice. © 2015 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 Rosa Luxemburg Hildegard von Bingen Hannah Arendt cinematic biography The following is the text of a...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 101–130.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the voices they would oppose. I thank Richard Kaye for an invitation to present part of this essay at the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in 2007, Vincent Pecora for a place on a Modern Language Association panel, Ellen Rooney for her editorial suggestions, Ana Carmen Martinez-Ortiz Carcheri...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 172–181.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Li agrees with her critics’ views that she is an essentialist feminist, for she holds that one is born a female and that the second-sex status is a necessary period in the historical evolution of humanity. li xiaojiang is Professor and Director of the Gender Studies Center at Dalian...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 24–45.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Lisa Guenther Irigaray's early work seeks to multiply possibilities for women's self-expression by recovering a sexual difference in which male and female are neither the same nor opposites, but irreducibly different modes of embodiment. In her more recent work, however, Irigaray has emphasized the...