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differences (1990) 2 (2): 55–75.
Published: 01 July 1990
... M ODLESKI The Incredible Shrinking He(r)man: Male Regression, the Male Body, and Film Even in this age offemale liberation, the pressures on men in our society are immense - to perform, to succeed, to "score" with women, to hold up an image that is illusory and usually leads to an early demise. l1...
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differences (1990) 2 (1): 88–125.
Published: 01 April 1990
... . Ed. Gentili B. and Paioni G. . Rome : Ateneo, n.d. 33 - 48 . Race W. H. “ ‘That Man’ in fr. 31 L.-P .” Classical Antiquity 2 ( 1983 ): 92 - 101 . Ribichini S. Adonis: aspetti ‘orientali’ di un mito greco . Rome : Consiglio Naz. delle Richerche , 1981...
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differences (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 (1995) 7 (2): 41–81.
Published: 01 July 1995
..., Dialogue and the Novel .” The Kristeva Reader . Ed. Moi Toril . Oxford : Blackwell , 1986 . 34 – 61 . Lane Frederick M. “ The Genital Envy Complex: A Case of a Man with a Fantasied Vulva .” The Psychology of Men: New Psychoanalytic Perspectives . Ed. Fogel Gerald I. , Lane...
Published: 01 December 2023
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differences (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...
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differences (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). death drive aesthetics funambulism...
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differences (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 (2010) 21 (1): 161–168.
Published: 01 May 2010
... with a 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...
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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 (2011) 22 (2-3): 140–167.
Published: 01 December 2011
... a 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...
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differences (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 story...
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differences (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 (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 (2009) 20 (2-3): 179–193.
Published: 01 December 2009
... and 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...
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differences (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 (2021) 32 (1): 74–96.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Kamelia Spassova In his paper “The Return to Philology,” Paul de Man insists that philology and theory should not be in conflict, but should, rather, mutually enhance one another. This claim that the turn to theory is also a return to philology is explored in the context of the structure...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 6–13.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., Bersani makes his case for the transportive value of nonrelational sex, while retaining an indicatively male-male erotic specificity. These theorizations also open onto a noncastrative rereading of the Wolf Man’s story, which likewise turns on coitus a tergo , offering a gay rereading that, this essay...
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differences (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 (2020) 31 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 September 2020
... enterprise for its gruesomely violent punitive practices against colonized peoples. The pairing of Freud and Casement elucidates a theory of colonial archivization evinced in Casement’s notorious Black Diaries and in Freud’s Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality and “Wolf Man” case history. The author...