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differences (2020) 31 (1): 135–162.
Published: 01 May 2020
...— aneconomy from Archive Fever , indirection from “Psychoanalysis Searches the States of Its Soul,” and undecidability from Glas and The Death Penalty seminars—to show how Derrida suggests a move beyond an “economy of the possible,” thereby showcasing the potentiality of a properly deconstructive...
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differences (2014) 25 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2014
... “indirect costs.” When digital humanities centers and their institu- tions send out celebratory announcements about how they just received a grant for a digital humanities project for x number of dollars, only a frac- tion...
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differences (2006) 17 (3): 20–36.
Published: 01 December 2006
... requires embarking on an analysis of the modes of rhetorical indirection that manage the strange activity of projection into an enabling object that is also disabling. I learned how to do this from reading Barbara Johnson’s work...
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differences (2017) 28 (1): 64–93.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the story Belacqua’s, but here, through free indirect style, the perspective momentarily slides to that of the aunt (“Had he taken leave of his senses?” but also the earlier, “[She] simply had to laugh”) as if to anchor in her still-intact common sense (the word itself uncharacteristically repeated from...
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differences (1991) 3 (3): 139–170.
Published: 01 November 1991
..." for this is the stilted English of the dialogue in their novels, whenever it happens .between the rural folk they often choose to represent; and of the representation of the subjectivity of the characters in so-called "indirect free style15 The situation of the underclass, or rural characters, or yet of the language...
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differences (1994) 6 (1): 129–166.
Published: 01 April 1994
... in constructing gender as a universalizing category. I will take up two forms of women's resistance to sexual harassment: indirect resistance, and resistance through the creative enactment of conventional gender roles. I will consider the impact of these forms ofresistance on social change. I will analyze women's...
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differences (2016) 27 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2016
... conception of beautiful variety (emblematized by the line) as a riddle to be deciphered. 5 Indeed, the pleasure Hogarth finds in riddles is closely related to aesthetic pleasure as he understands it; Satan’s mazy wreaths are simply another form of captivating indirection. To make sense of Hogarth’s use...
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differences (2001) 12 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2001
... funds, like the provision 4 The Twenty-First-Century University and the Market for indirect costs, enabled universities to support programs not directly linked to the sciences. Paradoxically...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 169–187.
Published: 01 December 2020
... have had some indirect impact. According to Iraq’s lead debt restructuring attorney, even though these arguments were not formally brought to the negotiating table, “the issue was definitely present—the atmospherics are unavoidable [. . . ]. If we have reached a point where we could legitimately make...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 21–28.
Published: 01 December 2020
... percent of the world’s debt is directly produced by consumer borrowing and the rest by indirect extraction from consumers of every degree of wealth. “Too big to fail” can be better translated into the proposition that no one is too small to fail, as debtors will likely see their personal economies...
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differences (1996) 8 (2): 153–173.
Published: 01 July 1996
... in mainstream classical and patristic Latin texts. At the heart of this discussion is the denunciation of the arena by the Church fathers. The arena was a fundamental context for the making of the Christian homicida. It created its dominant modes: the gladiatorial, masculine, and direct, as well as the indirect...
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differences (1993) 5 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 November 1993
... at best. In so doing, this emphasis also seems to affirm the superiority of the anatomical gaze, which, by penetrating deceptive appearances, locates an essential truth. Yet because the indirection by which this writer constructs prostitution renders prostitutes both deceptive and elusive...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 107–115.
Published: 01 November 2015
... concerned with theater and art. It was intended as an indirect way of solving other problems, in particular the problem of ideology. Like mourning as interpreted by Freud, theater offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into how subjects are constituted. This is the premise of Balibar’s essay, which seems both...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 69–78.
Published: 01 May 2023
... signal such displacements. Someone is being quoted, but who and in what context? As in free indirect discourse, the unmoored citationality of “mistake” marks it as a subjectless utterance without a ground. As we linger over the sentence that holds the “mistake,” we feel the catch of its ironizing tone...
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differences (2004) 15 (3): 1–37.
Published: 01 December 2004
... disease states. The effects of racism will sometimes be indirect. In the case of diabetes, for example, housing segregation caused by red-lining or educational disparities that lead to lower income mean that individuals 26...
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differences (2014) 25 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2014
... , 2005 . Derrida Jacques . “ What Is a ‘Relevant’ Translation? ” Trans. Venuti Lawrence . Critical Inquiry 27.2 ( Winter 2001 ): 174 – 200 . Genette Gérard . “ Proust et le langage indirect .” Figures II . Paris : Seuil , 1969 . 223 – 94 . Goldhammer Arthur...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 102–133.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Jürgen Ponto, whom she helped assassinate in July 1977. 18 Jelinek’s indirect references to the baroque and to the mourning play also contain a reference—as far as scenes of butchery are concerned—to Thomas Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49 and its comedic packaging of the “everyone-dies-horribly...
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differences (2017) 28 (1): 94–123.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., such states are evoked in titles only to be pointedly absent from the poems themselves (“Mania di solitudine,” Lavorare 28; “Donne appassionate,” Lavorare 67). Needless to say, however, this attenuated and indirect treatment of affect does not render the poems altogether affectless. In striving...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2019
... the Zong massacre through conceptual poetry, a medium that lends itself to indirection, amorphousness, and circularity. 13 The reader cannot verify whether their suppositions are “correct,” just as Philip cannot—and ultimately, does not want to—“right” the wrong at stake through aestheticized language...
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differences (1990) 2 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 1990
..., or a Sophocles. Theory of, say, the Oedipus legend, might then be the indirect and disguised way of producing modern versions of this legend. And when Bettelheim's book about psychoanalysis 8 Women, Reason, Etc. and fairy tales was published in France, I misunderstood the title, and thought it was about...