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differences (1 September 2004) 15 (2): 32–53.
Published: 01 September 2004
...JOAN WALLACH SCOTT Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2004 joan wallach scott is Harold F. Linder Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study. She is the author, most recently,of Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 178–197.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Éric Fassin In transatlantic sex wars, gender is supposedly alien to French culture, as if it were essentially American. This nationalist cliché can be turned upside down if one takes language seriously. Gender is not only, but it is also, a grammatical term, especially in French. It is omnipresent...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 125–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., “hospitality” appears as a way to question universalizing feminist proposals and their capacity to disrupt domestic and national orders. These “promises” are first addressed in a general way before being more precisely considered through the lens of the French “republican” model of politics and science...
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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 62–100.
Published: 01 September 2014
... begins by detailing Bersani’s early engagement, in Balzac to Beckett: Center and Circumference in French Fiction (1970), with Marcel Proust and Samuel Beckett, as well as Gilles Deleuze’s and Maurice Blanchot’s commentaries on the two writers. Having borrowed Deleuze’s description of Proust as a...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Russian apocalyptic thinking in the reception of Hegelianism in France. This connection, however, has been marked by a striking contrast in the vicissitudes of Hegel's term in Russia and in France. Its first aspect is the invisibility of the issue of translation in the Russian case and the French...
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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 93–135.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the schizophrenic imaginary into conversation with the work of French psychoanalyst Françoise Dolto and the Martinican psychiatrist and militant philosopher Frantz Fanon, this essay challenges the hierarchical organization of the real, symbolic, and imaginary registers in dominant Lacanian critique...
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differences (1 May 2008) 19 (1): 71–95.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Alanna Thain This essay explores the affective intensity of movement in a recent choreography by noted French Canadian choreographer Marie Chouinard. In bODY rEMIX/ gOLDBERG vARIATIONS , dancers perform with all manners of prosthetics and bodily extensions--crutches, ski poles, coat racks, pointe...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 32–61.
Published: 01 May 2012
... cultural appropriation of the octopus following the novel’s publication. The French word for octopus came to denote a sexually assertive and economically ambitious woman who traded upon her erotic charms. The emergence of this social type derived its aesthetic power from channeling contemporary anxieties...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 1–35.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Thangam Ravindranathan This essay considers through a string of three fables—a classic wolf trap in La Fontaine, Poe’s story “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” and contemporary French novelist Eric Chevillard’s Sans l’orang-outan— the animal as the paradoxical, derealized figure of a passing. Drawing...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 73–96.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Eugenie Brinkema What is the relationship between a cinematic grid of color and the most visceral of the negative affects, disgust? The history of “good taste”—from the philosophical subdiscipline of aesthetics to French haute cuisine—banishes and simultaneously cultivates all things that taste bad...
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Figures 9 and 10 Rosalie et Léontine vont au théâtre by Romeo Bosetti (1911) . Betty and Jane (their American names) laugh hysterically at a hokey stage play in this French film comedy that was widely exhibited in the United States. Figures 9 and 10. Rosalie et Léontine vont au théâtre by More
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Published: 01 December 2016
Figures 9 and 10 Rosalie et Léontine vont au théâtre by Romeo Bosetti (1911) . Betty and Jane (their American names) laugh hysterically at a hokey stage play in this French film comedy that was widely exhibited in the United States. Figures 9 and 10. Rosalie et Léontine vont au théâtre by More
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differences (1 December 2005) 16 (3): 35–40.
Published: 01 December 2005
...CHRISTIE MCDONALD Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2005 christie mcdonald is Chair of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and Smith Professor of French Language and Literature at Harvard University. She is the editor of Images of...
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differences (1 September 2008) 19 (2): 82–98.
Published: 01 September 2008
... . Shusterman, Richard, ed. Bourdieu: A Critical Reader . London: Wiley-Blackwell, 1999 . Taylor, Charles. “ To Follow a Rule .” Calhoun et al. 45 -60. Thompson, E. P. The Making of the English Working Class . London: Vintage, 1966 . Wilder, Gary. The French Imperial Nation-State: Negritude and...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 79–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 2014, there was a profound religious and heterosexual backlash that sat somewhat at odds with the international fantasy of French tolerance for freedom of sexual expression. 1 At this point in time, those of us living in Europe or the u . s . are becoming increasingly used to seeing homosexual...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 165–174.
Published: 01 September 2012
... distancing history from the possibilities opened in its own past by the practice of historical reading and writing as critique. sylvia schafer is Associate Professor of History at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, where she teaches modern French and European history as well as the histories of...
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differences (1 September 2004) 15 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2004
... . Princeton: Princeton up, 2003 . Marrus, Michael R. The Politics of Assimilation: The French Jewish Community at the Time of the Dreyfus Affair . Oxford: Clarendon, 1971 . Mill, John Stuart. The Subjection of Women. On Liberty with Subjection of Women and Chapters on Socialism . Ed. Stefan Collini...
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 137–168.
Published: 01 December 1999
... person as an ultimate reality, the pivot of French poststructuralism has been precisely to put such foundationalist thinking into question through theories of language, text, signification, and subject, so that what is hitherto considered as an...
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differences (1 May 1999) 11 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 1999
...KARI WEIL 1999 kari weil is Visiting Associate Professor of French at UCLA and the author of Androgyny and the Denial of Difference (University of Virginia Press, 1992). This essay is taken from her current project, entitled “Meat, Motion, and Mobility:Representations and Uses of the...
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differences (1 September 2001) 12 (2): 70–85.
Published: 01 September 2001
... forth. That phrase tumbling in French, how does Godard spin it in English? What shifts between this and that French word, this English, that French? And more often, what does that word mean? Sometimes a French-English dictionary...