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differences (1 May 2003) 14 (1): 88–124.
Published: 01 May 2003
...CAROLYN J. DEAN Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2003 carolyn j. dean is Professor of History at Brown University. She is currently working on a study tentatively entitled “Empathy,Suffering, and Indifference after the Holocaust.” Adorno...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2010
... studies has turned its focus to nonhuman animals, both because of the violence they suffer at human hands and because of the difficulties humans have in assessing the extent of that violence. This article examines the animal turn by tracing three theoretical moments or trends for which the ``the animal...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 42–73.
Published: 01 December 2012
... digital posterity; and that of Mrs. B, a woman who suffers from amnesia and wears a camera in the hope of leading a normal life in which she can share the past with loved ones. The author discusses how new recording technologies are both a symptom of, and a cure for, anxieties about time, arguing that...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 189–190.
Published: 01 September 2018
... larger story of freedom and equality for a group of people that were thought of as deserving the stigma, shame and discrimination they suffered. (Franke, “Note”) Skepticism about the gay community’s pursuit of marriage as a sought-after civil right and badge of citizenship led Katherine Franke, the...
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differences (1 May 2001) 12 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 May 2001
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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 130–137.
Published: 01 September 2014
... literature from suffering and affective possibilities of experi- ence. As Adorno puts it, ‘aesthetic autonomy remains external to suffering’ ” (Ziarek 80). The fiancé presents Helga with the painting in the context of a marriage proposal...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 195–204.
Published: 01 December 2006
....” Now as Barbara Johnson suggests in her essay, “Art for Some- thing’s Sake,” she also suffered a disruption of love by a sort of Nazi inva- sion. She refers to that love by various names: literary studies, literary structure, art...
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differences (1 December 2007) 18 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 December 2007
... covertly absolves the political community of its disregard of the fullness of virtue, love, and suffering that other people’s lives entail. But the biology of sexual desire cannot be distinguished from...
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differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 116–146.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... States of Denial: Knowing about Atrocities and Suffering . Cambridge: Polity, 2001 . Cornell, Drucilla. Between Women and Generations: Legacies of Dignity . Lanham, Md.: Rowman, 2005 . ____. Philosophy of the Limit . New York: Routledge, 1992 . ____. “Rethinking the Time of Feminism...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 142–164.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the issue of self-sacrifice and suffering as the ultimate form of redemption. Unlike the others, though, Dogville ends with a sharp twist that allows it to resist becoming a film on Christian values and turns it instead into a movie that fiercely questions these values, even proposing revenge and...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 93–105.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Mind ]) but is also itself a practice marked by political and psychological experience or trauma (a kind of many-in-one)? Arendt hated psychoanalysis because she thought it was intrusive and formulaic: everyone suffers from the same complexes, so no one escapes from such analysis with their...
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differences (1 September 2007) 18 (2): 157–179.
Published: 01 September 2007
... retaliation” or “an infinite way of renam- ing its aggression as suffering”) and bad conscience (the internalization of the sources of all suffering as guilt—which “exacerbates our sense of omnipotence, sometimes under the very sign of...
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differences (1 May 2003) 14 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 May 2003
... diaspora, or of Martinican suffering that emerges as the great desideratum of C ésaire’s appeals. It is the recognition, through these references to shared human- ity, of those who must lay claim to negritude for the renewal of their...
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differences (1 December 2005) 16 (3): 27–34.
Published: 01 December 2005
... death, toward death, because it happens, fi ni. So we learn if we did not already know that Derrida takes the eternal return seriously, and to everything that has happened, he says “yes,” since no suffering, no loss, no...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 86–92.
Published: 01 September 2015
... emigrated to Paris, she suffered her first pain of exile from Germany. But those years, despite much hardship, were rather pleasant compared to her subsequent imprisonment in the detention camp in Gurs, located in southern France. When Hitler invaded France in 1940, she was rounded up, along with many other...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... In a chapter of Mother Tongues called “L’Esthétique du Mal,” she observes quickly, in passing: “Le Mal is notoriously hard to translate into English. Is it ‘Evil’? ‘Badness’? ‘Sickness’ [. . .]? ‘Suffering’? ‘Melancholy’ (spleen)? ‘Romanticism’ (Mal du siècle)?” (27). Moreover, the word mal in...
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differences (1 December 2007) 18 (3): 97–127.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Rebecca Parker have argued that the doctrine of substitutionary atone- ment implies that suffering is divinely ordained by a “bloodthirsty God” and thus forms the core of “an abusive theology that glories suffering” (26). They see...
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differences (1 May 2005) 16 (1): 24–62.
Published: 01 May 2005
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 116–141.
Published: 01 November 2015
...). Red Detachment of Women continues this tradition of family melodrama by highlighting the suffering of Qionghua’s family and its shattering into pieces under the evil hand of the landlord. But it also significantly transforms the genre and conjures up an alternative socialist space, which also...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 48–93.
Published: 01 May 2016
... numerous witness testimonies at Nuremberg because the first victim to testify about Auschwitz was not a Jewish victim and did not, moreover, distinguish Jewish suffering from others’? The prosecution at Jerusalem made clear that it hoped for something different this time. In Ben-Gurion’s words, “We want to...