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differences (1 May 2017) 28 (1): 94–123.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Decay of Sighing” argues that Lavorare stanca continues the Italian lyric tradition that it also alters from within. The essay thus redefines Pavese’s procedure as a matter of staying in stagnation, of accepting rather than denying or taking willful distance from lyric’s exhaustion and the nation’s...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 195–204.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., “the need for theory” in the course of that very reaction, Johnson concludes with a final assertion of hard-won teacherly insight: “Watching this happen over and over again, I can only sigh and tell myself that that is what being a...
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differences (1 December 2005) 16 (3): 27–34.
Published: 01 December 2005
... sigh [le soupir] opens up to an even more difficult interrogation. Living, can it be learned? Can one learn through discipline or apprenticeship, by experience or by experimentation, to accept or...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- tions, a series in which what is specifically human (such as a cough or a sigh), as it is being archived and reused in bits and pieces, has become joyously superfluous—or transformed into a mere starter. Is this joyous...
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differences (1 December 2018) 29 (3): 107–136.
Published: 01 December 2018
... looseness of Mallika’s, and Eswari’s, character. 16 The heavy breathing sound that comes midway through the song, implied to have been made by Eswari, can be taken as an example of the female voice being made to utter the kind of “involuntary” vocalizations (sighs, groans, screams, and so on) that...
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differences (1 December 2001) 12 (3): 128–165.
Published: 01 December 2001
...! [. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .] Half the night I waste in sighs, In a wakeful dose I sorrow For the hand, the lips, the eyes— For the meeting of to-morrow, The delight...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 52–68.
Published: 01 December 2006
... his speech reminds one of Aurora’s descrip- tion of their aunt, with “her somewhat narrow forehead braided tight” (1: 273). Romney’s “gift” is “sighing,” Aurora comments on first meeting him (1: 530–32). But his is a...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 100–118.
Published: 01 May 2019
... situation you just could not bear to leave, the sex that felt like rape, the rape that felt like some kind of sex, the awful delights, the sighs of despair, the useless pain, all the wrong words, all the impossible pleasures, the lovely fantasy of peaceful, benign, democratic love that you did not get to...
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differences (1 September 1999) 11 (2): 53–75.
Published: 01 September 1999
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 141–167.
Published: 01 May 2015
... sigh, a look away, the caress of a dream. The bodily posture of the black female photographic subject refuses easy incorporation into the exhibit’s epistemology of black freedom, which situates her as a figure of affective closure who seals the state’s freedom-making project with the hint of sex...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 73–102.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of himself. This region manifests its own drive and directionality, prior to his participation in it.12 I sighed after [the] freedom [to dedicate all my time to God], but was bound not by an...
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differences (1 December 2001) 12 (3): 33–68.
Published: 01 December 2001
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differences (1 September 2006) 17 (2): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2006
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differences (1 May 2013) 24 (1): 30–54.
Published: 01 May 2013
... nothing short of its rightful existence. In both instances, the complete absence of opportunities to say “no” is not seen to taint the “yes” uttered only with a sigh of resignation.2 The other primary way through which...
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differences (1 May 2013) 24 (1): 137–168.
Published: 01 May 2013
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differences (1 September 2007) 18 (2): 24–71.
Published: 01 September 2007
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 73–108.
Published: 01 September 2010