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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 54–73.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Nick Seaver The American Piano Company, in the early twentieth century, built a reenacting piano that could automatically play back performances recorded by virtuoso pianists. This article examines the production, in the company lab, of that piano’s fidelity—the terms by which an original...
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differences (1990) 2 (1): 186–205.
Published: 01 April 1990
... of action encoded in the balance of the novel. Their reciprocal passion is played out in a series of episodes that places them in more or less identical positions with respect to threats from rival lovers or other challenges to their mutual fidelity. rrhe narrative structure of the Greek noveL then, may...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 235–243.
Published: 01 May 2023
... a homosexual,” or “Is love compatible with intimacy?”), and I develop a terrible feeling of fidelity to that sentence, as if the book or essay has to be written because I’ve been hit, or infected, by that sentence [ . . . ]. But the attempted fidelity can involve a certain betrayal of the subject...
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differences (2008) 19 (2): 54–81.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... Then, too, Badiou’s political and ethical commitments are polemical and at times frankly disturbing, at least to this student. But as Badiou might say, genuine thinking is an adventure in fidelity, and one cannot judge what...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 27–61.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., as generations not only succeed each other but coexist in some of the same time zones? What constitutes a “generation” historically may be what Mary Kelly names a formative primal moment, one that occurred to those who came before but remains the enigma to be belatedly deciphered (“On Fidelity”). Each political...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 178–193.
Published: 01 May 2010
... into being a ‘subject’ where there was formerly just a human ani- mal, a mere inhabitant of a given situation” (3). Badiou writes, “I call ‘subject’ the bearer [le support] of a fidelity, the one who bears a process of truth...
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differences (1998) 10 (3): 159–184.
Published: 01 November 1998
... alterity, respecting thus his infinite remove, either refuses to take or is incapable of taking the other within oneself, as in the tomb or the vault of some narcissism? (Memoires 6) Of course, fidelity to the other implies that one must mourn the loss of the other. Failing to mourn suggests infidelity...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 313–314.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Povinelli, Elizabeth A. “Archiving the Otherwise: Postcolonial Digital Archives.” 22.1: 146–71. Seaver, Nick. “‘This Is Not a Copy’: Mechanical Fidelity and the Reenacting Piano.” 22.2/3: 54–73. Steintrager...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 140–167.
Published: 01 December 2011
... The Acousmatic Voice in the Age of MP3s idea of beauty, holiness, mystery, and strength through silence. Its ability to float on the water and its tendency to mate for life have resulted in its symbolizing grace, love, and fidelity...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 9–35.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., the “simulacra” formally indiscernible from the truth, in which it mimes the character and power of the destruction of the established order that engenders subjective fidelity (the prime example of this “disaster” being again Nazism...
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differences (2016) 27 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Parnet. When asked for his thinking on friendship under the letter “F” for “Fidelity,” he contends that friendship has nothing to do with fidelity and everything to do with “charm,” “captivation,” or, in terms of this essay, “variation” (see Stivale ). Works Cited Agamben Giorgio...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 262–279.
Published: 01 December 2022
.... For Badiou, love should involve a declaration of fidelity to its truth, a fidelity that ontologically affirms the multiplicity, rather than the oneness or univocacity, of being itself. This is a rigorously secular vision of love that is not of the order of political theology and that does not require a third...
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differences (1994) 6 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 April 1994
...: the translator's virtues, she will write later, in the idiom of daughterly devotion, are "patiencerigid fidelity, and [a] sense of 32 George Eliot's Pulse responsibility in interpreting another man's mind" (Essays 211). Now the three volumes have been published - she has been paid her handmaiden's fee oftwenty...
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differences (2017) 28 (3): 67–92.
Published: 01 December 2017
... that, by contrast, the entire plot of this film revolves around the vicissitudes of its male protagonist and his dog, Flike, who is portrayed as the proverbial and exemplary figure of fidelity and domesticity. Furthermore, the sequence in question opens with Flike comfortably sprawled on his master’s bed, an image...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 154–188.
Published: 01 September 2018
... collaborative performances framed around kinship and infidelity come to a head in the two albums. I focus on the following principal issues in Lemonade : how Beyoncé employs family in conveying themes of marriage and fidelity and how Jay-Z figures into the album. Reading 4:44 as a response to Lemonade , I...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 74–111.
Published: 01 December 2011
... have a continuous source, but only in transmission to within a certain tolerance” (48). Continuous messages should be efficiently coded based on a “fidelity criterion” set by engineers. Shannon offered a hypothetical example...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- son that the discourse of loss continues to drive audiophile communities. Audiophiles are typically obsessed with fidelity and reproduction of the live original as the technological ideal, and they tend to love analog technolo...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
... acceptance, or likely to please; it is fidelity to an impossible cause of desire, not fidelity to a constituency. Willy Apollon writes that “psychoanalysis is a scandalous dis- cipline, insofar...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 63–73.
Published: 01 May 2010
...? d i f f e r e n c e s 73 My enduring fidelity to Freud has to do with my conviction that through theory and example he tried...
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differences (1991) 3 (2): 75–100.
Published: 01 July 1991
..., prove her fidelity to her. The son - he gets her love for free" (102). Moraga realized early in life that she would find it virtually impossible to attain any meaningful autonomy in that cultural context. It was only in the Anglo world that freedom from oppressive gender and sexual strictures...