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differences (1996) 8 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 1996
... . Bern : 1962 . 216 – 18 . Horkheimer Max , and Adorno Theodor W. “ The Genesis of Stupidity .” Dialectic of Enlightenment . Trans. Cumming John . New York : Continuum , 1986 . 256 – 58 . Horkheimer Max , and Adorno Theodor W. Dialektik der Aufklärung...
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differences (2002) 13 (3): 143–160.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., Addiction,Mania . Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1992 . ———. Dictations: On Haunted Writing . Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1986 . ———. Finitude's Score: Essays for the End of the Millennium . Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1994 . ———. Stupidity . Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2002 . ———. The Telephone Book...
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differences (1996) 8 (3): 163–164.
Published: 01 November 1996
... . Ronell Avital . “ The Uninterrogated Question of Stupidity .” 8 . 2 : 1 – 22 . Rudolph Katherine . “ ‘This Body of My Dreams’: Descartes on The Body of Language .” 8 . 3 : 53 – 78 . Savran David . “ The Sadomasochist in the Closet: White Masculinity and the Culture...
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differences (2002) 13 (3): np.
Published: 01 December 2002
... in the American Historical Romance susan bernstein 143 (Re)Viewing Stupidity Editors’ note: differences wishes to thank Indiana Univer- sity Press for thirteen years...
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differences (2015) 26 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
... this image have been singled out had she not been white and the rapper black? The moral of this and so many other stories of slut-shaming is: don’t be stupid enough to expose yourself online because “Once It’s There, It’s There to Stay.” More insidiously, the message is: once you’ve exposed yourself...
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differences (2006) 17 (3): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2006
...: Random, 1998 . 176 -236. Kreienrock, Joerg. “Kleiner. Feiner. Leichter. Über Nuancen and Details im Werk Robert Walsers.” Diss . New York u, 2005 . Ronell, Avital. “Kathy Goes to Hell: On the Irresolvable Stupidity of Acker's Demise.” Lust for Life: On the Writings of Kathy Acker . Ed. Amy...
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differences (1992) 4 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 April 1992
... not responsiblefor them. I'm thinking something stupid: I have a baby and you don't. Maybe it's not even true, I don't know. But this is how I see it and . .. I'm a bit sorry. It's stupid. I'd like to know how much lowe you? For the baby? [Ida laughs.] No, that's not what I meant. It's strange, I feel as if now I...
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differences (2001) 12 (2): 98–120.
Published: 01 September 2001
... with Philip Good, resists altogether the sonnet’s limitation to individual emotion and genius.15 Allusion is further fi gured as connection in “Other than what’s gone on and stupid art,” the one sonnet in this collection...
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differences (2006) 17 (3): 167–176.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., allowing her hair to “stream wildly,” trying to decide if she, like the enslaved woman she is writing about, is stupid or crazy (4). It is a style of writing that has gotten her into much trouble from editors, who refused to publish...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 157–188.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of crises of knowing—of feeling stupid/not stupid—a feeling that also revolves around the difficulty of squaring their sense of what was happening with the shame of being the subject who names his conduct as sexual. Rachel Denhollander (the first victim to come forward publicly) told investigators that she...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 141–176.
Published: 01 December 2022
... psychoanalytic story). Whereas “the former is entirely aimed at ‘making us believe that it has some sort of meaning,’ ” the latter is focused on the stupidity voiced by the patient, “what agitates and stirs things up” ( Chiesa 18–19 ). We defer to the former, but psychoanalytic babbling articulates “what bothers...
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differences (2016) 27 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that swallows the world. La sottise, l’erreur, le péché, la lésine , Occupent nos esprits et travaillent nos corps , Et nous alimentons nos aimables remords , Comme les mendiants nourrissent leur vermine . [Stupidity, error, stinginess, and sin Occupy our minds and work our bodies . And we...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 59–75.
Published: 01 December 2020
... spent it the wrong way, and if I had more I would spend it even worse . — Listen, Walter, can I ask you a stupid question? — Stupidity is my favorite game . — Who am I to you? I mean, what do I represent, why did you commit . . . ? — I asked myself the same question [. . . ] maybe you...
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differences (2008) 19 (2): 54–81.
Published: 01 September 2008
... . jonathan elmer Babo’s Razor; or, Discerning the Event in an Age of Differences How can he be so stupid? How can he fail to see that, when the Ashantee clang their hatchets together, this is a threat, not an amuse- ment? Does...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 242–261.
Published: 01 December 2022
... their ignorance. Instead of being curious about why people make erroneous or inappropriate or downright self-destructive object choices, critics repeatedly assume that people are stupid, weak, or don’t know any better, to which Berlant responds by saying, “but wait, what if they just need to form those kinds...
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differences (2006) 17 (3): 107–125.
Published: 01 December 2006
... êtes bête!” (70) [how stupid you are The adjective “bête,” “stupid,” brings to mind the noun “bête,” meaning “animal,” “creature,” or “pet”: Félicité and Loulou are each in their own way “bête.” Increas- ingly isolated in a world...
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differences (2015) 26 (2): 61–69.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of May 19, 2010, in Wiebel 119. Works Cited Arendt Hannah . Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil . New York : Penguin , 1994 . Arendt Hannah . “ Eichmann Was Outrageously Stupid .” Interview with Joachim Fest . The Last Interview and Other Conversations...
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differences (1993) 5 (2): 140–149.
Published: 01 July 1993
..., and the "stupidity" of the notion that S/M has anything to do with discovering or liberating a "deep violence" within (273, 279). Despite Miller's endlessly repeated lament that he is compelled to tell the truth even though many will wish to shoot the messenger, The Passion of Michel Foucault is as disingenuous...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 December 2020
... briefly argues with them about this “stupid word” (“Why over?” he exclaims; “What’s over, and mere nothing, are the same”), as if he were questioning the possibility that Faust’s life is finally absolved , that is, complete. And indeed, in the very moment when the redeeming of Faust’s debt coincides...
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differences (2005) 16 (2): 61–87.
Published: 01 September 2005
...: The past—which now from the height of my progress I regard with a slightly scornful pity—is that which is strictly a passive object [. . “How stupid I was then!” or “How wicked I was!” It exists...