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differences (2022) 33 (1): 28–59.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Jinying Li This essay explores the genealogical overlap between the wall and the screen by tracing the material and discursive formation of China’s Great Firewall, a geoblocking system for network censorship, to the cultural history of ping (screen).The censoring effect of the Great Firewall...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 5 Screen capture of an empty page with an error message that displays the blockage of facebook.com by the Great Firewall. More
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differences (2015) 26 (2): 121–131.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the invisibility of thinking, the making of a film about her would have amounted to a dark screen most of the time. Cinematic portrayal enhances the intrusive quality inherent in human relationships: being with others is always also watching and observing them, as well as memorizing how they are revealed to us...
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differences (2008) 19 (1): 32–70.
Published: 01 May 2008
... precisely this way, thereby linking it with the possibilities of film as a particularly indexical, intercorporeal medium for shocking and reorganizing the senses. This rethinking of screen as a kind of skin in turn enables Julien to confront sadomasochistic role playing, in which players take up the signs...
Published: 01 May 2016
Fig. 1 Marie-Claude Vaillant-Couturier, “Will you please give your testimony?” The Nuremberg Trials, 44th day. Source: Screen grab from footage posted by the Robert H. Jackson Center More
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differences (2020) 31 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... 9 In this context, Thomas Levin discusses a number of screenings of Howls for Sade in which the film generated various forms of protest or outrage from its audiences (82–83). It should be noted, however, that Kaira Cabañas, in her account of the film’s reception, draws attention to the film’s...
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differences (2003) 14 (3): 89–111.
Published: 01 December 2003
... ( 1977 ): 9 -25. Heath, Stephen. “Screen Images, Film Memory.” Edinburgh '76 Magazine 1 ( 1976 ): 33 -42. Letter to Jane . Dir. Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin. Godard and Gorin, 1972 . Metz, Christian. Film Language: A Semiotics of the Cinema . Trans. Michael Taylor. New York...
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differences (2018) 29 (3): 107–136.
Published: 01 December 2018
... heroes. Consider, for example, the way in which (around three minutes into the song) her body is multiplied in triplicate on the screen, a trope of bigness and importance that is typically reserved for the largest, most massive of hero-stars. See Nakassis, Doing 188–223 . 10 This “fourth look...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 62–78.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Zerda , we begin with a contemplation, too, of the technology of the screen. On the screen of the moving image, we are presented first with photography. Photography and film work with different versions of ideality, the former with a prolonged gaze, the latter with the cut. Both forms differently raise...
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differences (2007) 18 (1): 128–152.
Published: 01 May 2007
... screen size and its corresponding scale have figured in the negotiation of the human body's relation to space in modernity. Barthes, Roland. Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography . Trans. Richard Howard. New York: Hill and Wang, 1981 . ____. “The Rhetoric of the Image.” Image, Music...
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differences (2017) 28 (1): 124–173.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... Ignacio, making a bold calculation, offers the priest a deal: “If you don’t expel him, I’ll do what you want” (132). As he speaks these words, the camera captures his upward gaze at the priest, whose shoulder obtrudes on the screen as a block of darkness on the left (see fig. 2 ). A reverse shot shows us...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 116–141.
Published: 01 November 2015
... between good and evil, virtue and villainy, and visually characterized by a strong contrast between dark-toned and bright-colored settings on the screen, the film is a typical revolutionary melodrama that portrays nonnegotiable class conflicts and reenacts the official history of a ccp -led revolution...
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differences (2010) 21 (2): 73–108.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., 1979 . Chion, Michel. Audio-Vision: Sound on Screen . Ed. and trans. Claudia Gorbman. New York: Columbia up, 1994 . Cvetkovich, Ann. An Archive of Feelings: Trauma, Sexuality, and Lesbian Public Cultures . Durham: Duke up, 2003 . Debord, Guy. The Society of the Spectacle . Trans. Donald...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 110–140.
Published: 01 December 2022
... structures. (It might be worth saying, too, that if one fears or fantasizes sexual assault, it would be unlikely that the added distance of the phone, let alone the intimate distance of the screen, would quiet that psychical mechanism.) It may seem strange to even have to contend with this question...
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differences (1992) 4 (1): 172–204.
Published: 01 April 1992
... to Schwarzenegger's only real competition among those his size, Lou Ferrigno. (First parallel: after his defeat, Ferrigno also chose stardom - on the small screen, but as the Incredible Hulk.) The difference between the two men is marked in a number of ways: Lou is presented as, to understate, rather slow; most...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 30–71.
Published: 01 September 2019
... , 1996 . Cho Lily . “ Future Perfect Loss: Richard Fung’s Sea in the Blood .” Screen 49 . 4 ( 2008 ): 426 – 39 . Copjec Joan . Shades of Noir: A Reader . London : Verso , 1993 . Davy Kate . Lady Dicks and Lesbian Brothers: Staging the Unimaginable at the wow Café...
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differences (1993) 5 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 July 1993
... by Michael Chanan who relays a story told by an early inventor and entrepreneur, William Friese-Greene, "about a woman at one of the earliest demonstrations who went and poked her fingers at the image on the screen of a girl's face, convinced that the whole thing was an impossible illusion...
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differences (2015) 26 (2): 106–120.
Published: 01 September 2015
... it abhorrent that he is to be placed in a glass box. Her first encounter with Eichmann, at the court, is depicted as a shocking experience. She removes her reading glasses to stare at the screen, listening carefully to Eichmann while he is speaking of his duty to obey orders. During her next meeting...
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differences (2002) 13 (3): 24–63.
Published: 01 December 2002
... on the Screen . Unpublished manuscript. Metz, Christian. “ The Imaginary Signifier[Excerpts] .” Rosen 244 –78. Mishima, Yûichi. Tanizaki Jun'ichirôShunkinsho no nazo [The Riddle of Tanizaki Jun'ichirô'sShunkinshô]. Tokyo: Jinbun shoin, 1994 . Moriyasu, Masafumi. Tanizaki Jun'ichirô, asobi...
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differences (2001) 12 (3): 101–127.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Shûzôzenshû. Vol. 1 . Tokyo: Iwanami shoten, 1981 . Lacan, Jacques. The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psycho-Analysis . Trans. Alan Sheridan. New York: Norton, 1978 . Miller, Jacques-Alain. “Suture (elements of the logic of the signifier).” Screen 18.4 (Winter 1977 –78.): 24 –34. Miyoshi...