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differences (2019) 30 (3): 152–165.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Kimberly Juanita Brown This essay examines the iterations of patriarchy that seamlessly appear in heteronormative familial structures. Specifically, the paper illuminates the practice of patronymic naming—from surnames to name duplications (juniors) in the overarching framework of patriarchy...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 130–149.
Published: 01 September 2013
...- tual tripartite marriage. Fan Jiefu’s status as an adopted son with two surnames is vital to the development and resolution of the plot, for Fan Jiefu had greatly offended Miss Cao’s father while both were at the nun- nery...
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differences (2014) 25 (3): 98–122.
Published: 01 December 2014
... to their fathers’ caste status and/or properties, a variety of creative forms of kinship were developed to survive and prosper. In some cases, the children took on their fathers’ Saraswat Brahmin surnames (without consent) such that there are now Samaj members in both Goa and Maharashtra who have deceptively upper...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 21–67.
Published: 01 September 2018
...” is rooted in romantic fantasy that may contradict rather than complement historical fact. “Antoney, who had no surname, fell in love with Isabella and married her,” the historian mansplains in Before the Mayflower (29). What a fabulous flight of fancy it is to imagine two young black no-surname captives...
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differences (2010) 21 (2): 109–141.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and cared for him during his destitute days in London. After she disappears into the capital’s anonymous crowds, where, as he knows neither her surname nor her address, he is unable to trace her, De Quincey pours forth this strangely...
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differences (2017) 28 (1): 17–36.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the argument of George Orwell’s “Politics and the English Language” essay of 1946. A neat example of the contemporary lapidary as political wit is the coinage of “Bliar” for the surname of Tony Blair. Such brilliantly sardonic concision could lend itself easily to being engraved in stone. On the other hand...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 154–188.
Published: 01 September 2018
... mother’s gifts to him extend well beyond the bonds. Tellingly, the rapper’s legal surname, Carter, is taken from his mother, not his father, who was named Adnis Reeves. 35 The song unfolds with Jay-Z charting a transfer of riches that centers the women in his family. “Legacy” begins with Blue Ivy’s...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 111–145.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., and there is a Nuri Efendi). The latter, Ayarcı, large body of work that inquires however, is newer and is, in fact, a into the relations between social “surname” usage that only came...
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differences (2020) 31 (1): 163–180.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to whiteness so absurd as to be laughable? In my case, the answer is all too obvious, just as it is not so self-evident in the instance of Dolezal, who legally retitled (and entitled) herself Nkechi Amare Diallo in 2016, assuming an African surname that would seem not only to blacken her further but also...
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differences (2006) 17 (3): 52–68.
Published: 01 December 2006
... is, interestingly enough, also endowed with the surname of Leigh, and even more inter- estingly, this newly blinded hero also winds up in a household with two women, one of whom is a mother.2 Numerous...
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differences (1998) 10 (2): 30–66.
Published: 01 July 1998
... and Spanish-Surnamed Americans .” Population Policy and Ethics. Ed. Veatch Robert . New York : Irvington , 1977 . 211 – 36 . Weisbord Robert . Genocide? Birth Control and the Black American. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood P , 1975 . Williams Doone , and Williams Greer...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and reparative instincts that underlie contemporary politics as a struggle for the social good, including those struggles that might have the surname queer (522). But our point is not that critics use antinormativity for the same ends, or even that they conceive of norms and normativity in uniform ways...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 48–73.
Published: 01 May 2015
... act, what she would come to call, following Melanie Klein, “paranoid reading” (“Paranoid” 1). Often deployed under the surname of the hermeneutics of suspicion , paranoid reading is understood in current literary critical debates as a practice bent toward diagnosis, demystification, and revelation...
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differences (1991) 3 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 November 1991
... television program, Apostrophes, which 25 ran from the late 70s until 1990. Fouque plays on his surname to comment on his pivotal role. 13 Georges Devereux, French ethno-psychoanalyst. 14 The Alliance is a nonprofit cultural/political organization established by Fouque in 1987. Works Cited Beauvoir, Simone...
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differences (2004) 15 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2004
... or simply forced to adopt Christian surnames, serve in the military, and conduct business in German, the various approaches to Jews across Europe in the nineteenth century converged in the construal of Jews as a distinctive people who...
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differences (1993) 5 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 November 1993
..., Kay solidified his social and financial position by wedding the daughter of the wealthy Robert Shuttleworth, whose surname Kay adopted. In the training and career of James Phillips Kay-Shuttleworth, then, we see not only an example of how the so-called new men acquired power and social prestige...
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differences (1993) 5 (3): 121–153.
Published: 01 November 1993
... of irregular nooks and crannies. By choosing to live in the Bramford in 1966, Rosemary Woodhouse deliberately rejects a modernist aesthetic in favor of a nostalgic and expensive taste for the cozy, antiquated, and somewhat rustic domesticity evoked by her surname. The National Observer review described...
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differences (2008) 19 (1): 128–167.
Published: 01 May 2008
... such as the subject (or the anthropos, the individual, and so on). Franz Rosenzweig states that “I, name and surname,” do not exist for philosophy because they have already been pre-digested by its universal categories (262). Hannah Arendt...
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differences (2013) 24 (3): 63–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Though I refer to Waddedar alteration or interruption. predominantly by her surname throughout, I follow Spivak in her...