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differences (1999) 11 (1): 68–111.
Published: 01 May 1999
...LISA O'CONNELL 1999 lisa o'connell teaches at the University of Queensland. Her dissertation is on the representation of marriage and sexuality in eighteenth-century print and stage cultures. Alleman, Gellert Spencer. Matrimonial Law and the Materials of Restoration Comedy...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 21–67.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Ann duCille Marriage , like family , has been a contested term in African American historical, sociological, and cultural studies. This essay surveys and interrogates the dominant literature on black intimacy, coupling, and family life in the slave community from the publication of E. Franklin...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 191–195.
Published: 01 September 2018
... prestige and protection after the Civil War. Particularly concerned with the degree to which the right to marry among African Americans affected—in truly affective ways—the institution of marriage among whites, especially for the plantation mistress whose own (un)holy wedlock occurred within the context...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 126–153.
Published: 01 September 2018
... women to embrace their power and desirability in American society. At the same time, the literature reveals a nostalgic desire for a world where men were providers, women could afford to be the weaker sex, and traditional marriage could be a path to both personal and group advancement. Advocates offer...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Ann duCille The introduction to this special issue of difference s uses the examples of Antoney and Isabella, the first Africans to marry in the new world, and Dred and Harriet Scott, slaves whose legal marriage is at the heart of arguably the most infamous Supreme Court decision of all time...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 154–188.
Published: 01 September 2018
... biologically in the conventional sense of the nuclear family and constructed more broadly to include a sisterhood of fictive kin—to reimagine how black marriage, sexuality, and kinship are popularly understood. The reliance on queer voices in both Lemonade and 4:44 is parsed in light of the erasure...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 196–203.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Mignon R. Moore In Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality , Katherine Franke asks what kind of freedom and what kind of equality the capacity to marry mobilizes. She explores this question comparatively through, on the one hand, the case of African Americans after slavery and, on the other...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 204–212.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Kendall Thomas “Is Black Marriage Queer?” examines what Katherine Franke calls the “queer pairing” of the experiences of formerly enslaved black people and formerly criminalized gay men and lesbians that is at the center of her monograph Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality. While the book...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 6–20.
Published: 01 September 2018
... posed by Ann duCille, guest editor of a special issue of difference s on “black marriage.” Their exchange ranges from the meaning of marriage in the throes and wake of slavery to Spillers’s thoughts on the state of black feminist studies. HS: “Interstices” was the beginning of something that has...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 101–130.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Valerie Rohy Addressing the ways in which etiology, the science of causes, has come to dominate discussions of gay and lesbian politics, this essay examines traces of evolutionary theory in recent right-wing rhetoric against gay marriage from such organizations as the Family Research Council...
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differences (2017) 28 (3): 136–165.
Published: 01 December 2017
... association between finance and prostitution, this essay unearths the gendered aspect of capitalism. In capitalism gender relations are formally excluded from the sphere of exchange. The traditional notion of marriage as a purchase of a wife has become obscene, but its obscenity attests that its exclusion...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 189–190.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Ann duCille This critical commentary presents short essays by three major scholars of sociology, law, critical race theory, and feminist studies—Patricia J. Williams, Mignon Moore, and Kendall Thomas—responding to and engaging with Katherine Franke’s 2015 monograph Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage...
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differences (2013) 24 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of archaic societies, that is, the interdiction of same-blood marriage—the essay follows the subsequent historical “transubstantiations” of blood through theocracy and sovereignty to state and market capitalism. It concludes by addressing the contemporary biopolitical need for a racism—defined, following...
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differences (2005) 16 (1): 103–125.
Published: 01 May 2005
... and American literature. Adams, Rachel. “`A Mixture of Delicious and Freak': The Queer Fiction of Carson McCullers.” American Literature 71 ( 1999 ): 551 -83. Bergoffen, Debra B. “Marriage, Autonomy, and the Feminine Protest.” Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 14.4 ( 1999 ): 18 -35...
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differences (2002) 13 (1): 14–44.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Death Do Us Part: Marriage/Death in Anthropological Discourse.” American Ethnologist 23.2 ( 1996 ): 21 –35. Carsten, Janet, and Stephen Hugh-Jones, eds. About the House: Lévi-Strauss and Beyond . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995 . Clastres, Pierre. Archeology of Violence . Trans. Jeanine Herman...
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differences (2007) 18 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 December 2007
...: u of Minnesota p, 2002 . Eskridge, William N., and Nan D. Hunter. Sexuality, Gender, and the Law. 2nd ed. New York: Foundation, 2004 . Finnis, John. “The Good of Marriage and the Morality of Sexual Relations: Some Philosophical and Historical Observations.” American Journal...
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differences (1999) 11 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 December 1999
..., summons him to her rooms, and reunites with her father. Caught in the act, her seducer not only asks the father for the hand of the woman betrayed, but also follows through on the marriage which miraculously mends her health and brings...
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differences (1990) 2 (2): 41–54.
Published: 01 July 1990
... . Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire . New York : Columbia UP , 1985 . Stone Lawrence . The Family, Sex and Marriage in England 1500-1800 . New York : Harper , 1977 . Thompson E . P. “Happy Families .” New Society 8 Sept . 1977: 499 - 501...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 68–95.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., a philosophy of audaciousness, through relationality and difference. Specifically, I want to revisit the matter of marriage, which, for all its modern trappings, is really a social rendering of ideas about being, relationality, and oneness. 4 On one level, black women don’t figure easily...
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differences (1990) 2 (1): 186–205.
Published: 01 April 1990
... . Xenophon's Imperial Fiction: On the Education of Cyrus . Princeton : Princeton UP , 1989 . Vernant Jean-Pierre . “ Marriage .” Myth and Society in Ancient Greece . Trans. Lloyd Janet . Ed. Vernant , Sussex : Harvester , 1980 . Vilbord Ebbe , ed. Achilles Tatius Leucippe...