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differences (2016) 27 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 December 2016
... relationship in contemporary critical theory suggests that such an alternative motor for history is beginning to surface there as well. variation selection attraction difference Charles Darwin nineteenth-century novel In writing On the Origin of Species (1859) , Charles Darwin found it...
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differences (1999) 11 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Horse in Nineteenth-Century France.” Agulhon, Maurice. “Le Sang des bêtes: le problème de la protection des animaux en France aux XIXème siècle.” Romantisme 31 ( 1981 ): 81 –109. Les Amazones de Paris . Paris: E. Dentu, 1866 . Balzac, Honoré de. Le Père Goriot . Paris: Garnier...
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differences (2017) 28 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 May 2017
... novel in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. For the realist novel does not achieve its sense of realism from referring to many places and things from the actual world. The riddles and charades of the novel likewise stabilize the fiction and put characters and readers on the same page—participating...
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differences (2019) 30 (3): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2019
... nineteenth century, as navigation grew more accurate (in large part thanks to the nautical compass), scurvy was conquered, sail was superseded by steam, and “the work of the sea” became more routinized, did “the poetics of sea fiction,” still in “splendid working order,” speculates Cohen, morph and migrate...
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in Reading Freud’s Reading . For a rich account of Freud’s Moses in relation to a nineteenth-and twentieth-century European cultural context, see Goldstein . 21 I am indebted to Wasser’s work for my own understanding of the literary in relation to a theory of reading. Wasser writes, “If...
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differences (2013) 24 (3): 101–126.
Published: 01 December 2013
... different types of aesthetic production and consumption that cannot obtain; and it overlooks the crucial contribution of individual labor to the accumulation and exchange of cultural capital. If we turn our attention from nineteenth- and twentieth-century Europe to early modern (Ming and Qing) China, the...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 21–67.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Frazier’s influential study The Negro Family in the United States in 1939 to the recent appearance of Tera Hunter’s monumental monograph Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century . Critiquing the masculinist bend of much of this scholarship, “Blacks of the Marrying Kind...
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differences (2013) 24 (3): 127–159.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Mark Garrett Cooper; John Marx The authors argue that contemporary discussions of crisis in the humanities are best understood as part of a longer genealogy of crises extending through the mid-twentieth century to the late nineteenth-century beginnings of the modern American research university. In...
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differences (2012) 23 (2): 42–70.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Kathleen Frederickson While the nineteenth-century consolidation of the anthropological culture concept shifted ethnological interests away from the figure of the solitary “savage” to wider structures of communal governance, it nonetheless accommodated the eighteenth-century caricatures of...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 54–73.
Published: 01 December 2011
... reenacted performance could be said to be the same. Taking fidelity not as an objective measure of sameness but rather as a mediation between machinery and people, the author finds in the discourse around the re-enacting piano echoes of the nineteenth-century scientific “mechanical objectivity” identified...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 May 2018
...). Had he included novels in his archive, Michel Foucault might well have identified this voice with that of the minority truth that emerged with renewed force in nineteenth-century science and philosophy. His 1983–1984 lectures at the Collège de France offer Foucault’s most developed account of this...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 29–47.
Published: 01 December 2020
... historically with the different societal roles and functions of debt; after having charted some traditional forms of the debt chronotope in nineteenth-century realist fiction (IV), I will conclude by discussing three contemporary novels and the chronotopic forms they feature (V and VI). Parts of the...
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differences (2010) 21 (2): 109–141.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Zak Sitter This article builds on postcolonial critiques of colonialism's reliance on the figure of the ``native informant.'' In early-nineteenth-century Britain, the emergent discipline of orientalism required the native informant to ratify its claims to knowledge; at the same time, orientalism...
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differences (2014) 25 (2): 33–61.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of English at the University of Toronto. She has published widely on nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature. She is currently completing a book-length study of posthumanist ethical philosophy and figurations of parenting at the social limit in contemporary fiction. © 2014 by Brown...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 91–116.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Mikkel Krause Frantzen This article reads William Gaddis’s 1975 novel J R as a way of probing the relation between finance and fiction in the 1970s, showing that the novel is related to the revolution of the junk bond market in the 1970s and 1980s, as personified by the junk bond king, Michael...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 32–61.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Bénédictin: Une pieuvre dans le rocher, ou L’ananké du grand Hugo . Saint-Germain : Toinon , 1866 . Gilman Sander . “ Black Bodies, White Bodies: Toward an Iconography of Female Sexuality in Late Nineteenth-Century Art, Medicine, and Literature .” Critical Inquiry 12.1 ( Autumn 1985 ): 204...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 111–145.
Published: 01 May 2011
... without anything inside, and this lack of inner logic bothers Hayri I˙rdal. Having come of age during the last years of the nineteenth cen- tury, Hayri I˙rdal’s notion of time is initially rather “traditional.” In fact, it...
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differences (2016) 27 (3): 20–44.
Published: 01 December 2016
... extensive study of Baudelaire’s poetic chronicle of Paris in the nineteenth century. Benjamin writes: “Baudelaire’s genius, which is nourished on melancholy, is an allegorical genius. For the first time, with Baudelaire, Paris becomes the subject of lyric poetry. This poetry is no hymn to the homeland...
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differences (2018) 29 (3): 86–106.
Published: 01 December 2018
... historicized by Jane Tompkins and Philip Fisher. Tompkins argues that “the popular domestic novel of the nineteenth century represents a monumental effort to reorganize culture from the woman’s point of view” (124), and she asks us “to see the sentimental novel [ . . . ] as a political enterprise, halfway...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 168–189.
Published: 01 December 2011
... consolidates historically in the nineteenth century, first in Ireland with Daniel Sullivan (literally called a “horse whisperer”) and later in Britain and the United States with Willis Powell, John Solomon Rarey, Monty Roberts, the...