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differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 106–133.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Baudrillard, Jean. For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign . Trans. Charles Levin. St. Louis: Telos, 1981 . Benjamin, Walter. “On Language as Such and on the Language of Man.” Selected Writings . Vol. 1 . Ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings. 62 -74. Butler, Judith. Excitable Speech...
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differences (1 December 2018) 29 (3): 33–57.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Robert Hughes This essay illuminates the recent philosophy of Luce Irigaray by following how she develops her key trope of home . Thus, it elaborates her critique of a certain closed “homely” formation of man’s subjectivity and advances her thesis that woman might function as the salutary advent of...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 97–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... work in the sense she draws from Paul de Man's readings of “allegory” in Rousseau. The “ethicality” of Johnsonian narcissism, the article argues, lies precisely in its undoing of the moralizing alignment of different evaluative schemas, and this is ultimately its political purchase as well. Brown...
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differences (1 May 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...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 140–167.
Published: 01 December 2011
... visual origin or point of reference. The inherent uncanniness of the voice—whether it be the dog’s absent master, man’s distant lover, or woman’s internalized other—is normalized by digital technologies such as MP3 compression. Depending on the conditions of production, distribution, and reception, this...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 150–171.
Published: 01 September 2013
... in present Chinese society. The cross-dressing performance transgresses the boundaries between man and woman, traditional and modern, local and global, marginal and mainstream. The crisis of categories that this trespassing entails has proven significant for cultural reform and renewal. Li Yugang’s...
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differences (1 December 2014) 25 (3): 14–58.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Kristina Mendicino This article proposes a reading of Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit as a translation project akin to that of Luther’s Bible and Voss’s Homer, following Hegel’s own placement of his work within this lineage of major Ger-man translations. Different from his predecessors, however...
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differences (1 May 2017) 28 (1): 124–173.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., however, that nothing comprises the pulsion of jouissance, the insistence of the drive, and the uncognizable pressure of what conduces to no meaning. After exploring this nothing through Paul de Man’s engagement with Blaise Pascal’s account of the zero, this essay reads Pedro Almodóvar’s Bad Education...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 116–133.
Published: 01 September 2017
... walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, on August 6, 1974; Petit’s own writings about his “coup”; and the testimonies of the impact of this act on those who witnessed it that are captured in James Marsh’s film, Man on Wire (2008). © 2017 by Brown University and...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 73–102.
Published: 01 December 2009
.... Under Augustine's self-examining gaze, habit comes to be construed as the symptom of man's metaphysical “fallenness” into a state of “entanglement in the multitude”: an inhuman structure of ontological constriction at the heart of the human. By tracing the genealogy of sovereignty back to the early...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 179–193.
Published: 01 December 2009
... yet strictly binds together the two individuations that he calls psychique and collective , which is necessary, he argues, to avoid the double failure of psychologism and sociologism, by which he means the doctrines that assign a fixed (ontological) identity to man and his mind, on the one hand, and...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 149–160.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Lee Edelman This essay explores the recurrent forgetting of the instability that difference introduces into the realm of theory. Using works by Paul de Man, Barbara Johnson, and Todd Haines as reference points, the author suggests that the reification of difference as specific, identifiable...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 161–168.
Published: 01 May 2010
... brief reading of William Wordsworth, a nod to Edelman's engagement with the writings of Paul de Man. Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2010 jacques khalip is Assistant Professor of English and of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. He is the...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 143–175.
Published: 01 May 2016
... repetition flying man piety movement Avicenna Abbas Kiarostami Saba Mahmood A rare moment of levity erupts toward the end of Abbas Kiarostami’s film, Ten (2002), as mother and son temporarily set aside the tensions that trouble their relationship. For the first time in our witness to their...
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differences (1 May 2004) 15 (1): np.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2004 Volume 15, Number 1 differences Man and Beast iii Editors’ Note barbara herrnstein smith...
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differences (1 December 2002) 13 (3): 143–160.
Published: 01 December 2002
... romanticism. Aristotle. Poetics . Trans. James Hutton. New York: Norton, 1982 . Baker, John Jr. “Grammar and Rhetoric in Wordsworth's `A Slumber did my Spirit Seal': Heidegger, de Man, Deconstruction.” Studies in Romanticism 36.1 ( 1997 ): 103 –23. Benjamin, Walter. Gesammelte Schriften...
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differences (1 May 2017) 28 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2017
... following description: But when [Ambrose] was reading, his eye glided over the pages, and his heart searched out the sense, but his voice and tongue were at rest. Ofttimes when we had come (for no man was forbidden to enter, nor was it his wont that any who came should be announced to him), we saw him thus...
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differences (1 May 2004) 15 (1): 48–68.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Congenital Generalized Hypertrichosis Terminalis with Gingival Hyperplasia.” American Journal of Medical Genetics 47 ( 1993 ): 198 -212. Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc. Buffon's Natural History of the Globe, and of Man; Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects . 4 vols. Ed. John Wright. London...
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differences (1 May 2001) 12 (1): 50–78.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Dixon's The Leopard's Spots. Epoch, 1915 . Björkman, Edwin. Thomas Burke: A Critical Appreciation of the Man of Limehouse . New York: Doran,n.d. Broken Blossoms . Dir. D. W. Griffith. Based on “The Chink and the Child” by Thomas Burke. Perf. Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, and Donald Crisp...
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differences (1 December 2005) 16 (3): 139–157.
Published: 01 December 2005
...? You will remember that in the parable of the Law by Kafka, between the guardian of the Law and the man from the country there is no essential difference, they are in oppositional but symmetric positions. We are all, as members of...