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differences (2001) 12 (3): 101–127.
Published: 01 December 2001
... . nina cornyetz Gazing Disinterestedly: Politicized Poetics in Double Suicide In 1969, Shinoda Masahiro adapted to film the 1721 puppet play [banraku] by Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Shinjû ten no Amijima [“Love Suicides...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 31–53.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to everyday conversation and listening. Because it is embedded in all stages of contemporary sound production, reproduction, and reception, it has remained an elusive subject for critique. This essay considers the poetics of audio signal processing—the figural dimensions of the technical process...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 134–172.
Published: 01 May 2018
...-dimensional enfoldings. The essay develops the concept of molecular poetics in order to formulate how a materialist approach to poetics, configured within the recent theoretical turn toward the nonhuman in the humanities, can remain sensitive to the complex aesthetic dimensions of the irresolvably nondualist...
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differences (2017) 28 (1): 94–123.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Ramsey McGlazer This essay locates a poetics of fatigue in Lavorare stanca , the first collection of verse published by Cesare Pavese. This poetics entails several related shifts: from emotion to affect, from effusiveness to reserve, and from expansiveness to a limitation that is at once literary...
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differences (2016) 27 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Elissa Marder This essay explores how Baudelaire’s insistence on perverse forms of nonreproductive sexuality (what is here called “bad sex”) exposes critical aspects of his poetics and his relation to the question of aesthetics. It takes up two of Baudelaire’s most famous poems (“To the Reader...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 178–193.
Published: 01 May 2010
... mobile phone video, Dark Glass (2006), the author asks if film, as a time-based art that makes every recorded “then” a “now” in the experience of viewing, can also engage us in the contingent as the traumatic real to be made knowable. Would such a documentary event be what Badiou calls a poeticization...
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differences (2021) 32 (1): 74–96.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and Mikhail Bakhtin’s approaches to literature beyond language. Turning this legacy on its head, this essay focuses, rather, on language in literature. In a short-circuiting way, Roman Jakobson’s linguistics and poetics and Erich Auerbach’s nonnational-based philology can be seen as surprisingly close to one...
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differences (2014) 25 (3): 98–122.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Anjali Arondekar Sexuality endures as an object of historical recovery through a poetics of melancholia, an irresolvable longing for loss that refuses all forms of consolation. My meditations call upon a historiography of sexuality in South Asia that pushes against the binding energies...
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differences (2001) 12 (2): i–v.
Published: 01 September 2001
...STEVE EVANS 2001 steve evans is an assistant professor at the University of Maine, where he teaches avant-garde poetry and poetics, critical theory, and American women's literature. A former assistant editor of difference s, he at present coedits the journal Sagetrieb: Poetry and Poetics...
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differences (2021) 32 (1): 54–73.
Published: 01 May 2021
... from the one Shklovsky gave it in his Theory of Prose . It entered the picture with the initial contribution of the phonologist Lev Jakubinsky in relation to the distinction between “poetic” and “practical” language among the formative doctrines of opoyaz. In Jakubinsky’s use of the term, it pertains...
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differences (2018) 29 (3): 58–85.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the intertextual web created by these letters, the essay shows why intertextuality is a key for deciphering a text’s articulation of the feminine. 24 In Remedia Amoris 371, Ovid notes that his critics envy his freedom of speech, licentia ( Art ). 23 Catullus uses Sappho to create a poetic persona...
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differences (2021) 32 (1): 126–149.
Published: 01 May 2021
... literary theory migration poetics I should like to begin with sincere thanks for these attentive, imaginative, and cocreative readings of my book. In this text, I will try to respond to some of the questions raised but also, in the second part, embed these responses in a discussion of the fortunes...
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differences (2002) 13 (3): 143–160.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., and 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 (1995) 7 (3): 1–23.
Published: 01 November 1995
... years as a teaching text, suspending questions about it that did not seem pressing. "Apostrophe, Animation, Abortion" is particularly useful for its glossing of "politics" in the reproductive arena; for its exemplary negotiation between poetic close reading and political critique centered on the figure...
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differences (2001) 12 (2): 70–85.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Quinze, 1980 . ———. Le Désert mauve . Montréal: l'Hexagone, 1987 . ———. Lovhers . Trans. Barbara Godard. Montréal: Guernica, 1986 . ———. Mauve Desert . Trans. Susanne de Lotbinière-Harwood. Toronto: Coach House P, 1990 . ———. “Poetic Politics.” The Politics of Poetic Form . Ed...
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differences (2001) 12 (2): 98–120.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Came to Town:(Ex)Changing Poetics.” xcp 1 ( 1997 ): 16 –40. Delany, Samuel R. Shorter Views: Queer Thoughts and the Politics of the Paraliterary . Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1999 . ———. Times Square Red Times Square Blue . New York: New York UP, 1999 . de Lauretis, Teresa. “Habit Changes...
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differences (2001) 12 (2): 47–69.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Experimentalism.” “We Who `Love to Be Astonished'”: Experimental Women's Writing and Performance Poetics . Ed. Laura Hinton and Cynthia Hogue. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, forthcoming. “Lost in a Man's World.” Rev. of Forty Whacksby Fanny Howe. Times Literary Supplement 5 Mar. 1971 : 261 . Perloff...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of desire in two interconnected ways: it deploys the sensory metaphorical powers of poetic language to depict a sexual act and shows that the sexual act depicted serves mostly as a catalyst for other psychic fantasies. According to Bersani, Baudelaire both “manages to communicate considerable sexual detail...
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differences (1999) 11 (2): 204–227.
Published: 01 September 1999
...CHRIS CULLENS 1999 chris cullens is a German/English comparativist and an independent scholar who resides in San Francisco. Bachelard, Gaston. The Poetics of Space . Trans. Maria Jolas. Boston, Mass.: Beacon P, 1994 Berger, Jon. Ways of Seeing . Harmondsworth:Penguin, 1972...
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differences (2018) 29 (3): 137–154.
Published: 01 December 2018
... immediately invoke the sense of rejection, that is to say, the act or gesture of rejection. That is not the sole sense of rejet , however. In the domain of botany, rejet signifies a growth from an existing stem, which we might translate as “offshoot” in English; and in the field of French poetics, rejet...