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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 153–177.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., as some claim, critique has nothing to reveal given that all is there to be seen in this age of electronic and televisual exposure, what is it we see when we see gender? What lure is entailed in the postcritical? What is the lure of gender? And what political and critical stakes do such questions...
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differences (1 December 2003) 14 (3): 1.
Published: 01 December 2003
... question of truth is engaged by the way Schor’s book both embodies and resists “the lure of the detail.” L ike realism itself, it “is as much a discourse on the detail as a discourse of the detail” (142). While pointedly rem...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 161–168.
Published: 01 May 2010
...: Nationalism, Gender, Romanticism . Stanford: Stanford up, 2003 . Ricco, John Paul. The Logic of the Lure . Chicago: u of Chicago p, 2002 . Rooney, Ellen. “Form and Contentment.” mlq (Mar. 2000 ): 17 -40. ——— Seductive Reasoning: Pluralism as the Problematic of Contemporary Literary Theory...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 74–118.
Published: 01 December 2012
... have long been fascinated with the practices through which plants lure their insect and animal pollinators. The orchids are one large family of plants that have garnered significant attention for the techniques they use to secure fertilization. Charles Darwin was among a handful of nineteenth...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 23–42.
Published: 01 November 2015
... self-aware of the lure of identification as well as its impossibility: I am, yet I am not that character, which means that even as I give in to the lure of identification, I know it to be false. This is the operation of dénégation , a form of dissociation that allows me to believe and not to believe...
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differences (1 September 2002) 13 (2): 90–126.
Published: 01 September 2002
...-directs (with Françoise Lionnet) the University of California Multicampus Research Group on Transnational and Transcolonial Studies. She is the author of The Lure of the Modern: Writing Modernism in Semicolonial China (University of California Press, 2001) and is at work on a book manuscript...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 96–127.
Published: 01 May 2002
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differences (1 May 2017) 28 (1): 64–93.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the same paths by which) it is lured into a human comestible economy (or foodways , as social scientists today say). In the depths of the sea it had crept into the cruel pot. For hours, in the midst of its enemies, it had breathed secretly. It had survived the Frenchwoman’s cat and his witless...
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differences (1 December 2003) 14 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 December 2003
... heterosexual misogyny, an oasis of equality, gentle intimacy, and mutual support between women (Rich, Smith-Rosenberg). If we let ourselves be lured by the details of mid-nineteenth-century fashion plates, however, we find a female world...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2002
... imagined lure of the thought of the wild outside versus the regulated familial inside. It is the lure of the tame that may best render strange the familiar.10 Against the tidily paired antitheses are quite other conceptualizations that...
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differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 20–46.
Published: 01 May 2006
... succumbing to their fatal lure. That one of the most resilient postmodern refigurations of the Sirens should be women in combat—on the battlefield, in prison cells, or on the homefront—allows me now to bring the question of gender...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 82–90.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... As the plotline goes, a volunteer would impersonate an underage child seeking the sexual attention of adult males over the Internet. The unsuspecting “predator” would be lured into meeting the child-decoy at the decoy’s house and would then be confronted by Dateline nbc correspondent and host Chris...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 2019
... device in an antimarket field. In this way, as much as such warnings for fan works might function to turn away potential readers or viewers, they function equally, if not more so, to lure readers and viewers, “selling” the fan productions via claims of pleasure and danger, expectation and surprise...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., definition of the term. Quite the contrary. The act of translation, in her view, is what resists the pull or lure of generalization. This pull is certainly reinforced by the combined forces of globalization and globlishization , but it doesn’t only happen between languages or between English and other...
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differences (1 December 2001) 12 (3): 69–100.
Published: 01 December 2001
...” might offer an escape from the lure of essentialism—becomes the target of a critique meant to reveal transgression as but a pseudomaterialist name for that old metaphysical bugaboo, “transcendence.”7 The Contradictory...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 20–36.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Blindness.” John Milton: The Complete Poems . Ed. John Leonard. London: Penguin: 1998 . 84 . Ricco, John Paul. The Logic of the Lure . Chicago: u of Chicago p, 2002 . Ryman, Geoff. Was . New York: Penguin, 1992 . Sedgwick, Eve. “Teaching/Depression.” The Scholar and the Feminist Online 4.2...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 206–223.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., allowing oneself to be lured by curiosity, sur- prise, and wonder. Theories are not mere metaphysical pronouncements on the world from some presumed position of exteriority.3 Theories are living and breathing reconfigurings of the world...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 116–133.
Published: 01 September 2017
... performance is calculated to emphasize every hair-raising risk, to keep his audience panting with dread and an almost sadistic anticipation of disaster, the good high-wire walker strives to make his audience forget the dangers, to lure it away from thoughts of death by the beauty of what he does on the wire...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 36–53.
Published: 01 December 2009
... fourth centuries bce. In the Homeric epics, there are echoes of identifications between groups of human beings and insects. Some scholars believe that the Sirens, those singers who lure human beings to their deaths...
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differences (1 May 1999) 11 (1): 179–202.
Published: 01 May 1999
... aberration, but as the extreme consequence of social conventions in which every member of the audience has become implicated. After exploiting his fictional audience’s belief in Ahmed’s finite self as a lure, this man sets up his listeners to...