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differences (2010) 21 (3): 34–52.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Gerhard Richter This article pursues the possibility of a non-reified thinking in the act of “rescuing” through critique. If the objective of such thinking were to rescue something without thereby becoming affirmative, to retain something that is about to disappear for good without thereby becoming...
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differences (2014) 25 (3): 98–122.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of invention. To do so, I engage the emergence of a Devadasi collectivity in Portuguese India and pose two broad and vulgar questions: What happens if we abandon the historical language of search and rescue and focus instead on sexuality as a site of radical abundance, even futurity? How do collectivities...
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differences (2007) 18 (3): 128–151.
Published: 01 December 2007
... . Jewell, Dawn Herzog. “Red-Light Rescue: The Business of Helping the Sexually Exploited Help Themselves.” Christianity Today Jan. 2007 : 28 -37. Kempadoo, Kamala, ed. Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered: New Perspectives on Migration, Sex Work, and Human Rights . Boulder, co: Paradigm, 2005...
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differences (1989) 1 (2): 77–92.
Published: 01 July 1989
... distinctly disempowering? Her words are strong, emphatic, a political call to arms: "the ultimate goal of feminist criticism and theory is female empo,verment. My particular concern here has been to empower female readers of texts, in part by rescuing them from the oblivion to which some critics would...
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differences (1992) 4 (1): 76–83.
Published: 01 April 1992
... and incomplete. It is perhaps this reading of psychoanalytic theory which has sought to rescue the woman by demonstrating that women lack nothing. Or perhaps that women possess an "it" (breast, capacity for reproduction, etc.) which turns the tables in the war of the sexes and celebrates an "organ" superiority...
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differences (2015) 26 (2): 106–120.
Published: 01 September 2015
... (e.g., Scheinfeld; Weissmandl). The accusations flung at the Zionist leadership, and secular Judaism at large, were far more pungent than those voiced by Arendt. In the trial of Rudolf Kastner—a Zionist activist and member of Mapai, Ben-Gurion’s party, who negotiated with Eichmann the rescue of 1,680...
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differences (2023) 34 (3): 79–105.
Published: 01 December 2023
... materialist” should interact with history if they wish to rescue something that is truly living (what he calls “happiness,” as we will see) demands “blasting,” an explosive baring of “origin.” I turn to Benjamin’s esoteric “Theological-Political Fragment” to look at the relationship between theological...
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differences (1998) 10 (1): 98–174.
Published: 01 April 1998
... of European and Norman history preceding the Historia's appearance. Romance, I will argue, is the name of a developing narrational modality and apparatus in Geoffrey's text that coalesces from the available cultural matrix at hand to effect specific forms of cultural rescue. The evolution of romance...
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differences (2022) 33 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 May 2022
... , 2013 . Giametta Calogero . “ Rescued Subjects: The Question of Religiosity for Non-Heteronormative Asylum Seekers in the UK .” Sexualities 17 . 5 – 6 ( 2014 ): 583 – 99 . Haritaworn Tauqir Erdem Esra . “ Gay Imperialism: Gender and Sexuality Discourse in the ‘War on Terror...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 116–141.
Published: 01 November 2015
... attempts to steal a silver necklace from Erbao’s baby but is caught red-handed and sent to prison. The film ends with their mother coming to rescue Dabao by revealing their sisterhood. Erbao, finally recognizing their kinship and determined to save her sister, takes Dabao to see her powerful husband...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 34–54.
Published: 01 May 2019
... dramatized neocolonial rescue, not political economic transformations that would enable meaningful educational and employment opportunities for girls and women. One wonders: “Got her out” where? Where does the girl live now? Did she want to be rescued? (Probably, but who knows?) Is she a student...
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differences (2008) 19 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., and Environmental Justice . London: Earthscan, 2006 . Duara, Prasenjit. Rescuing History from the Nation: Questioning Narratives of Modern China . Chicago: u of Chicago p, 1995 . ——— “ Transnationalism and the Challenge to National Histories .” Bender 25 -46. Dutch Ministerie van Buitelandse Zaken...
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differences (2003) 14 (1): 74–87.
Published: 01 May 2003
... contingency. ” Even here, a supplementary operation is required so that “radical contingency ” can “rescue [the world] from the inevitability of dis- order and prevent [. . .] us from despairing of it. ” To be “rescued” from...
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differences (2013) 24 (1): 137–168.
Published: 01 May 2013
... . London : A. Murray and Son , 1869 . Greenblatt Stephen . Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture . 1990 . New York : Routledge , 2007 . Hanson Victor Davis Heath John Thornton Bruce S. . Bonfire of the Humanities: Rescuing the Classics in an Impoverished Age...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 79–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Sarah . “ From ‘Saving Women’ to ‘Saving Gays’: Rescue Narratives and Their Dis/continuities .” European Journal of Women’s Studies 19 . 2 ( 2012 ): 237 – 52 . Braidotti Rosi . Metamorphoses: Towards a Materialist Theory of Becoming . Cambridge : Polity , 2002 . Braidotti...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 224–249.
Published: 01 December 2009
...- tures throughout the millennia, what are the historical forces that motivate and advance the specific thinking that forgiveness is a rescue mission, one that liberates us from bondage to something wretchedly unshakable, like...
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differences (2023) 34 (3): 21–48.
Published: 01 December 2023
... servitudes, as many as there are masters willing to satisfy them. Salvation and rescue are no longer expected from political actions, but are promoted as individual will: everyone founds their own narrative, assumes themself the architect of their destiny, becomes the promoter of themself, seeks a way out...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 276–282.
Published: 01 May 2023
...: “The Freudian text frequently demolishes its own arguments” (103). Here as elsewhere, Bersani applauds a critical commitment to the activity of a text against those (authors and critics) who would seek to rescue, condemn, or otherwise control it. Taking this as our cue, we consider Bersani’s repetition...
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differences (1991) 3 (2): iii–xviii.
Published: 01 July 1991
... - was a male prerogative. We got to wear the chromium bathing suits and be rescued"; so that, now, a book "tracing the sudden visibility of lesbian and gay male characters in sfis a historical detective story" (xxv). However, she also points out, white women writers and all writers of color are still...
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differences (2021) 32 (2): 39–68.
Published: 01 September 2021
... be an almost unheard-of piece of insolence for a shagird to compose ghazals and attribute them to his ustad. Yet this is what Azad did. While editing the bundle of Zauq’s ghazal manuscripts that he had rescued from Delhi, he not only tampered with the texts, seeking to “improve” them and modernize...