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differences (1999) 11 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 1999
..., Susan. “Reading the Male Body.” Michigan Quarterly Review 32.4 (Fall 1993 ): 696 –737. Brodhead, Richard. “Sparing the Rod: Discipline and Fiction in Antebellum America.” Representations 21 (Winter 1988 ): 67 –96. Brown, Herbert Ross. The Sentimental Novel in America,1789–1860 . Durham...
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differences (2018) 29 (3): 33–57.
Published: 01 December 2018
... ordinarily functions in heterosexual male fantasy as a home like any other home: in boyhood as the now lost originary maternal womb of perfect sufficiency and in adulthood as an erotic partner promising total satisfaction if only this or that extra contingency might be met. But Irigaray proposes that woman...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 96–125.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Rebecca Wanzo This essay is an attempt to work through the nature of the cultural injury produced by the African American male celebrity—an injury that is frequently enacted as intimate violence—and to hypothesize why public accusations of such injuries so often affectively challenge black subjects...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 32–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
... “whiteness,” this essay asks whether a male-authored work, which contains no black characters of consequence, is nevertheless fair game for a black feminist reading. What happens to the text of the white male “other” when it is read through the lens of black feminist theory? Brown University...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 130–149.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of transgender representations in early modern China. Li Yu’s works demonstrate that the representation and performance of ambiguous or trans genders was linked to elite male consumption: that is, transgressive gender presentations were a prime form of entertainment, in fiction as in theater. However, his...
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differences (2020) 31 (1): 163–180.
Published: 01 May 2020
... for the office of president of the United States. Challenging the practical application of theoretical claims of race as a social construction, “Can’t You See I’m White?” explores the ways in which their racial and gender “difference” from the typical roster of white males seeking the presidency has made some...
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differences (2008) 19 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Sonali Perera According to a corpus of representative texts and standard minimal Marxist definitions, the “proletariat” of proletarian literature is, by definition, revolutionary, and by implication, male; this is the specific subset of the working class entrusted with the historic mission...
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differences (2008) 19 (3): 90–125.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of the feminine—through the appropriation of feminine capacities and qualities for themselves. This appropriation ultimately expresses these men's fear of the erosion of male power and the coherence of distinct gender categories that I call a “queer fear of the feminine.” However, this is neither a sign...
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differences (2010) 21 (2): 24–45.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Lisa Guenther Irigaray's early work seeks to multiply possibilities for women's self-expression by recovering a sexual difference in which male and female are neither the same nor opposites, but irreducibly different modes of embodiment. In her more recent work, however, Irigaray has emphasized...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 32–61.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., the essay argues that Hugo’s highly gendered language helped transform the episode from a man/animal encounter into the ravishing of the male protagonist by an assertive female. This reading is supported by an examination of the terrified reactions of contemporary readers and by looking at the cultural...
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differences (2016) 27 (3): 20–44.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of allegory from the male perspective of Charles Baudelaire, this essay initiates the possibility of a feminine melancholy and a feminine allegory. This melancholic feminine allegory reveals a new conception of time and a new focus on aural perception, the eternal return, and the resounding cry of trauma...
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differences (2018) 29 (3): 58–85.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Vered Lev Kenaan What does it mean to have a feminine voice in a literary world dominated by male authors? What would it mean for the contemporary reader of ancient and medieval texts to be responsive to the distinctiveness of the feminine voice? This article addresses these questions by focusing...
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differences (2021) 32 (3): 114–146.
Published: 01 December 2021
... that despite the tenacity of male governance, female in-laws wield tremendous power in the rites that widows deem discriminatory. While interlocutors in this essay stress the near impossibility of a widow escaping the tentacles of authority and the empathy deficit stemming from it, others who have resisted...
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differences (2006) 17 (1): 88–115.
Published: 01 May 2006
... the thinking to the women’s oppression, male society has men, defame all reflection as an offence so extended its own principle that the against the feminine ideal propagated victims are no longer able even to pose by the culture industry...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 15–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
... for collaborative action in real time and real spaces. While the theme of women’s vulnerability to male harassment and abuse is common to #MeToo and the projects of the organizers invited to the Golden Globe event, there is a world of difference between the labor of organizing people on the ground and the act...
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differences (1999) 11 (2): 22–52.
Published: 01 September 1999
....” Dits et écrits: 1954–1988 . Paris:Gallimard, 1994 : 181 –822. Giddens, Anthony. The Transformation of Intimacy . Cambridge: Polity P, 1992 . Greer, Germaine. The Female Eunuch . 1970. New York: Bantam Books, Inc., 1971 . Hite, Shere. The Hite Report on Male Sexuality . New York: Knopf...
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differences (2006) 17 (1): 147–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of the Women’s Liberation Movement as I see it. The Movement originates and operates within patriarchal civilization; it follows that it must be initially discussed in terms of the actual status of women in the male dominated civilization...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 8–21.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., and Theory .” Social Text 39 ( Summer 1994 ): 129 – 56 . Zhong Xueping . Masculinity Besieged? Issues of Modernity and Male Subjectivity in Chinese Literature of the Late Twentieth Century . Durham : Duke UP , 2000...
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differences (2016) 27 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 December 2016
... others bundled with it, happened to be attractive to the female of the species? During courtship, Darwin suggested, such preferential attraction would be temporarily activated to override the pervasive force of male-male competition. But by restricting the arena of attraction to the mating game, he...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 150–171.
Published: 01 September 2013
... . Garber Marjorie . Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing and Cultural Anxiety . New York : Routledge , 1992 . Ginibre Jean-Louis . Ladies or Gentlemen: A Pictorial History of Male Cross-Dressing in the Movies . New York : Filipacchi , 2005 . He Chengzhou . “ The Ambiguities...