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differences (1 May 2004) 15 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Animal: Why We Are the Way We Are: Evolutionary Psychology and Everyday Life . New York:Pantheon, 1994 . barbara herrnstein smith Animal Relatives, Diffi cult Relations The title of this essay...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 88–106.
Published: 01 December 2006
... (2) (`within such limits').” Trans. Peggy Kamuf. Material Events: Paul de Man and the Afterlife of Theory . Ed. Tom Cohen et al. Minneapolis: u of Minnesota p, 2001 . Goldberg, Myla. Bee Season . New York: Anchor, 2000 . Greenberg, J. R., and Stephen A. Mitchell. Object Relations in...
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differences (1 September 1999) 11 (2): 153–176.
Published: 01 September 1999
..., 1989 . REY CHOW Seminal Dispersal, Fecal Retention, and Related Narrative Matters: Eileen Chang’s Tale of Roses in the Problematic of Modern Writing I...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 179–193.
Published: 01 December 2009
... “individuality,” that deserves ontological primacy, but on the contrary, “relation” and the concept of “relationality.” Simondon argues that we must substitute individuation for the individual, and operation for the principle. Thus...
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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2014
... relationality, which can be thought in traditional terms as the fraught relation between feminist aes- thetics and political action in modernism and in our contemporary moment, I focused on the crucial and endlessly replicated contradiction...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 May 2015
... ontological claim of particularity in order to posit a noncausal relation between what we do, think, eat, wear, profess, on the one hand, and what we are, on the other. This interruption of ontology leads also to an eruption of the many layers in which we live our lives—across sexes, genders, religions, and...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 40–86.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Charles Shepherdson This article explores the relation between the work of Lacan and Derrida, focusing on the use of modal logic in both writers (the categories of necessity, impossibility, contingency, and possibility). The author explores the structure of the aporia in Derrida as a peculiar...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 100–118.
Published: 01 May 2019
... sadomasochistic blur of sexuality and violence. In effect, she sets up an s/m scene of and for feminism. The self-flagellating reading pleasures of MacKinnon unsettle the relation between her dismissal of lesbian sadomasochism and her own s/m textuality. This is not to say that her argument is flawed; on the...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 46–64.
Published: 01 September 2017
... draws on Roman Jakobson’s theory of metaphor and metonymy, more specifically, his infrequently noted comments on the undecidability of their interrelationship. In terms of this undecidability, the essay reconsiders Freud’s treatments of the relations between the savage and the neurotic, totemism and...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 136–164.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Althusser’s own practice of theory (in its ambivalent relation to structuralism), it concludes, on the other, that no genuine reworking is possible of the historical horizon we all presuppose, apart from the revival of theory or one of its avatars or successors. As in Althusser’s example, theory’s task, as...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 68–95.
Published: 01 September 2018
... surmises, noting that Lorde, in her journal, wrote: “I will help them but I cannot sacrifice myself to them” (161). Motherhood is a relationality, which Lorde’s essay “Man Child: A Black Lesbian Feminist’s Response” notes in its tagline, “Not only of a relationship, but of relating.” 8 The...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Emily Apter Taking Julia Kristeva's “Women's Time” as its point of departure, this article considers contemporary feminist theory and its contributions to recent theoretical paradigms of temporality. From Kristeva's understanding of women's subjectivity in relation to “linear time as the time of...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 63–73.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Joan Copjec difference s began publishing in the midst of a climate change in feminist relations to psychoanalysis and the question of sexual difference. As many scholars began to pay theoretical attention to other kinds of difference as well as sexual differences, some argued that this obligation...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 94–108.
Published: 01 May 2010
... in the writings of Luce Irigaray. This article explores how the concept of sexual difference, while addressing the event of the emergence of humanity in two distinct forms, produces the possibility of a new kind of politics and new kinds of social relations that do not reduce sexual difference to its...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 169–177.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Gayle Salamon This essay considers the difficulties of representing poverty, its conditions and phenomenology, in narrative and asks after the relation between language and poverty. Are there unique pressures on narrative when it is asked to describe deprivation? What are the conditions of its...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 178–193.
Published: 01 May 2010
... “missingness” constitutive of subjectivity. Various theorizations of difference, through concepts such as patriarchy or racism, come up against the problem of how difference can be different for us now. What, then, is the relation of the event to thinking the new? In her concluding discussion of Clio Barnard's...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 194–208.
Published: 01 May 2010
... object impurely constituted through relations to other entities and events, each of which is also impurely and relationally fabricated. The traffic in tryptophan is one way that mood is regulated and modified and rehardwired within a...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 74–118.
Published: 01 December 2012
... relations in plant/insect ecologies. Over the course of the essay, we unpack the concept of involutionary momentum to explore a feminist approach to interspecies relationality. We draw together feminist theories of affect, difference...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 119–160.
Published: 01 December 2012
... measurements in relation to an increase of entropy and the irreversibility of measurements. Opening up ambiguities in Szilard’s account of measurement and memory and comparing it to quantum mechanical experiments (the quantum erasure effect), the author reads both through Karen Barad’s onto-epistemological...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 197–205.
Published: 01 December 2012
... never really binaries. Nature and culture, body and mind, and subject and object are not opposing terms that need to be brought together but always already related terms whose relatedness must be—and, throughout the issue of difference s in which it appears, will be—unveiled. vicki kirby is...