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differences (1 September 2001) 12 (2): 98–120.
Published: 01 September 2001
...: Women's Love Lyric in Europe, 1540–1620 . Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1990 . Jordan, Ken. “The Colors of Consonance: Bernadette Mayer Talks About Her New Book, Her History, Workshops, Dictionaries, Sex, Politics,and Seeing Colors.” Poetry Project Newsletter 146 ( 1992 ): 5 –9. Keller, Lynn...
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differences (1 May 2018) 29 (1): 66–101.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 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 the...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 74–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Heather Love The appearance of deviance as a fact of social life—a permanent and unavoidable feature of social life and an object of study for the social scientist—distinguishes postwar deviance studies from the antimethod, anti-institutional, and antinormative field of queer studies. While...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
... identification or libidinal cathexes but by foregrounding the experience of the desiring subject. It takes as its point of departure Jacques Lacan's definition of anxiety as “the affect that responds to the desire of the Other.” If love is about the strategies of seduction that sustain the imaginary coherence of...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 53–72.
Published: 01 December 2010
... language of transcendence usually associated with Romanticism. Readings of Novalis, Lord Byron, John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Edgar Allan Poe indicate the point of default at which repetition causes the language of unification to falter. The language of love fails to fuse its interlocutors in...
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differences (1 December 2014) 25 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Peggy Kamuf Taking an improbable caracol or snail as a guide to thinking about translation, this essay ponders the sensation of tongues touching and entwining, like hermaphroditic mollusks making love. Advancing in successive whorls, rather than along the straight line of argument, it touches on...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2016
... “Beauty”) in light of Walter Benjamin’s insight that the significance of Baudelaire’s poetry is linked to the way sexuality becomes severed from normal and normative forms of love. Following Benjamin, the essay argues that Baudelaire appeals to beauty to undo the damage done by the so-called natural order...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 70–85.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., especially with regard to the relative lack of a visual record of the period. All three films profited from troves of personal letters. Von Trotta describes her slow “falling in love” with Arendt, a process abetted by the discovery of Arendt’s vulnerability. The decision to focus on the years of the Eichmann...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 36–53.
Published: 01 December 2009
... loved the muses into tattletales for the gods; the swarm becomes an instrument of antidemocratic, philosophical espionage. Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2009 page dubois is Distinguished Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature in the...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 42–73.
Published: 01 December 2012
... digital posterity; and that of Mrs. B, a woman who suffers from amnesia and wears a camera in the hope of leading a normal life in which she can share the past with loved ones. The author discusses how new recording technologies are both a symptom of, and a cure for, anxieties about time, arguing that...
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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 44–66.
Published: 01 December 2017
... melancholy gender, the author contends that this subjectivity enables a recognition of the same-sex love and desire prohibited by heterosexist culture through an enactment of its loss. As such, avatar suicide videos dramatize death in order to create an important space of public grieving in which the...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 21–67.
Published: 01 September 2018
...” argues that historicizing “the way they were”—that is, examining the manner in which the earliest African Americans lived and loved—is less a matter of how captive communities experienced intimacy than of who gets to interpret and codify their experience, of who gets to say how the past means. In...
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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 136–165.
Published: 01 December 2017
... indeed formal and that it continues to inform economic practices and imagination. © 2017 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2017 prostitution love money luxury gender economy The image of prostitution is a shadow that haunts economic thought and...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 121–131.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., which is often different from how they intend to appear. © 2015 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 thinking Hannah Arendt vita activa love cinematic portrait Who is Hannah Arendt? This is the question for which the film Hannah Arendt...
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differences (1 December 2018) 29 (3): 58–85.
Published: 01 December 2018
... intertextual web created by these letters, the essay shows why intertextuality is a key for deciphering a text’s articulation of the feminine. © 2018 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2018 intertextuality gender femininity voice medieval love letters...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 96–125.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., once confirmed on the court—but the accusation nonetheless mobilized many black people to align themselves with Thomas against Hill. He became someone to defend even if he was not loved before, because an attack on black male success was treated as an attack on the race. In a New York Times op-ed...
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differences (1 September 2007) 18 (2): 24–71.
Published: 01 September 2007
... political theory as the bear- ers of this (displaced) affect. Affect (and especially love) is thus viewed by masculinist political theory as antagonistic to the demands of civilization and to the requirements of justice. Carole...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 116–141.
Published: 01 November 2015
... well escape no matter what else she does, with the repression disguised as love ” (Basinger 26). Elsaesser argues that the suffocating interiors in Hollywood family melodrama are connected to “the victimisation and enforced passivity of women” (84). While the heroine’s perils and pathos may best...
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differences (1 September 2008) 19 (2): 127–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
... everything intact—art, music, play, and love—but without proper affect; contentment (nature) without happiness (philosophy), without proper affect, which is to say without the affect that belongs properly to art, music, play...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 130–149.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Lianxiang ban (Women in Love). ” Perf. rev. in chinoperl Papers (Chinese Oral and Performing Literatures) 30 ( Dec. 2011 ): 215 – 22 . Kwa Shiamin Xu Wei . Strange Eventful Histories: Identity, Performance, and Xu Wei’s “Four Cries of a Gibbon.” Cambridge MA : Harvard University Asia...