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differences (2013) 24 (3): 63–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... by colonial authorities and nationalists alike. It responds to Gayatri Spivak’s canonical question of whether the subaltern woman’s voice can be excavated from the historical archive by suggesting that Waddedar augurs and undermines the future narratives of her death and allegorically calls herself sati...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 17–63.
Published: 01 May 2011
... on the Edge . Ed. Scott Joan Wallach . Durham : Duke UP , 2008 . 81 – 114 . ———. Politics of Piety . Princeton : Princeton UP , 2005 . Mani Lata . Contentious Traditions: The Debate on Sati in Colonial India . Berkeley : U of California P , 1998 . Merry Sally Engle...
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differences (1995) 7 (3): 50–79.
Published: 01 November 1995
... . Mahasweta Devi . “ Douloti the Bountiful .” Trans. Spivak Gayatri C. . Imaginary Maps . New York : Routledge , 1995 . Mani Lata . “ Contentious Traditions: The Debate on Sati in Colonial India .” Sangari and Vaid . 88 – 123 . Mayo Katherine . Mother India . New...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 211–234.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Resonance: The Mediumship of the Listener . New York : Continuum , 2010 . Whiting Steven Moore . Satie the Bohemian: From Cabaret to Concert Hall . Oxford : Oxford UP , 1999 . © 2011 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2011 evan johnson...
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differences (1997) 9 (3): 65–78.
Published: 01 November 1997
...," "fundamentalism," "polygamy," "denied sexuality," "subjugation," "lesser beings," "not respected," "living according to some sort of a dress code," "puritanical way of life," "living for pleasure of men," "circumcision," (even "sati" has made an occasional appearance and most tellingly, "completely different from...
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differences (1996) 8 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 April 1996
... the following reading: Bhuvaneswari had known that her death would be diagnosed as the outcome ofillegitimate passion. She had therefore waited for the onset of menstruation. While waiting, Bhuvaneswari, the brahmacarini who was no doubt looking forward to good wifehood, perhaps rewrote the social text of sati...
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differences (2004) 15 (2): 118–151.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in dialogue with debates on other “problematic non-Western practices”3 such as female genital mutilation, sati,4 arranged marriages, and dowry murders. Feminists from third world countries, addressing fi rst world feminists in particular...
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differences (2006) 17 (2): 113–131.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... The arousal cannot occur in the absence of a manipulation of curiosity, of the subject’s heightened and partially sati- ated desires to see, to know, to have access, and to think. Pornography has developed a set of techniques...
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differences (1998) 10 (3): 119–158.
Published: 01 November 1998
... of the Asian Woman in Modernity." positions: east Asia cultures critique 7.2 (Forthcoming). Lowe, Donald. The Body in Late-Capitalist USA. Chicago: Chicago UP, 1995. Maiden Rose [Nil ren hong]. Dir. Xie Yang. Media Asia, 1995. Mani, Lata. "Contentious Traditions: The Debate on Sati in Colonial India." Sangari...
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differences (2006) 17 (3): 107–125.
Published: 01 December 2006
... a period of time, dialogue is estab- lished, and the pariah learns that she, too, faces immolation through the ritual of Sati, as her elderly husband is dying. They plan her escape and ultimately relocate to the remote cabin set...
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differences (2010) 21 (3): 73–96.
Published: 01 December 2010
... adequate to nature without destroying all aesthetic satis- faction, hence beauty in art, namely, that which arouses loath- ing [Ekel]. For since in this strange sensation, resting on sheer imagination...
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differences (2018) 29 (3): 58–85.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... It requires time and, as the Ovidian usurpation of the Sapphic modus shows, involves a release from inhibitions and shame: Pectore fluctiuago deduxi tempora noctis; Ergo satis licuit multa referre michi. En Aurora suos producit lucida currus Arbuta iam volcrum garrulitate sonant. Aggrediar...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 157–180.
Published: 01 May 2009
... questioned why the abundance of choice in developed capitalist society does not bring more contentment and why in general living in an affluent society does not increase people’s satis- faction with their lives.2 Although...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 249–275.
Published: 01 December 2011
... that the translator notices about onomatopoeia is that, while it is often easy enough to find an equivalent in the target language from the source—that is, the criterion of semantic equivalence seems satis- fied—the words, which do capture however...
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differences (1991) 3 (3): 139–170.
Published: 01 November 1991
... offers a challenge to the critical imagination when she "anthropologizes" colonial reform and asks us to consider the ways in which it rewrote its object: "If sacrificial infanticide and sati had been banned earlier as 'murder,' then by the late nineteenth century temple-dancers were being presented...
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differences (1995) 7 (1): 15–47.
Published: 01 April 1995
..., it appears, have something to do with a certain freedom of determination by women regarding what is done to their bodies (rape, sati, clitoridectomy, enforced sterilization, and enforced reproduction are some of the dubious practices that come to mind as necessitating a feminist universal to be combatted...
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differences (2010) 21 (2): 109–141.
Published: 01 September 2010
... that includes the sati of several maiden “brides”—marks their alienness: Master and slave, old age and infancy, All, all abroad to gaze...
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differences (2013) 24 (1): 104–136.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of my question. In her discussion of sati or widow suicide, Spivak identifies a common slippage that takes place when Western intellectuals represent the acts of non-Western groups to themselves: this is the slippage between...
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differences (2007) 18 (3): 43–80.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and ambition required for a healthy society: “A liberal democracy that could fight a short and decisive war every generation or so to defend its own liberty and independence would be far healthier and more satis- fied than one...
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differences (1998) 10 (2): 30–66.
Published: 01 July 1998
... that that of the subaltern is simple, producing a singular "authentic," readily knowable position or choice. There is no such subaltern subject. With respect to sterilization (as much as sati, in Spivak's example), the only function of such an imagined subject is to authorize the speakers as possessors of true knowledge...