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differences (2015) 26 (3): 43–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Warren Montag In his commentary on what he calls Althusser’s dramaturgy, Étienne Balibar notes the importance of theater as a metaphor and in its literal, material existence as an organized space in which both visibility and invisibility are staged. This essay attempts to explore the importance...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 81–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
... a politics of theater to a theatrical politics. Building on the movement Balibar traces on how the problematic of ideology is successively transformed through a series of décalages over a longitudinal view of Althusser’s oeuvre, this essay proposes another décalage in light of the posthumously published...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 1–22.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Étienne Balibar An important part of the new interest for the work of Louis Althusser (1918–1990) has focused on his interpretation of “materialist theater,” as proposed in a famous essay from 1962. This is, in fact, hardly separable from discussing again the “pragmatic” reading of his theory...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 249–275.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and the practice of noise since this moment. In the first part, the focus is on Michel Chion’s writings that deal with noise—both conceptually and linguistically—across a variety of media (including theater, film, and music). Chion’s work is exemplary of a movement away from noise as paradigm-shifting...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 130–149.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of transgender representations in early modern China. Li Yu’s works demonstrate that the representation and performance of ambiguous or trans genders was linked to elite male consumption: that is, transgressive gender presentations were a prime form of entertainment, in fiction as in theater. However, his...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 54–80.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Adi Ophir In “Althusser’s Dramaturgy and the Critique of Ideology,” Étienne Balibar reconstructs Althusser’s quest for “a critical concept of ideology” and offers one of his own. Both moves are based on close attention to the relation between theater and politics. Power is always theatrical because...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 23–42.
Published: 01 November 2015
... introduces a way to think about state violence through a dramaturgical formulation of ideology. © 2015 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 ideology theater Bertolt Brecht gesture politics Balibar’s impressive effort to revisit and reanimate...
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differences (1990) 2 (1): 29–45.
Published: 01 April 1990
.... Journal of Hellenic Studies Supplement 5, 1929 . Dickins Guy . “ The Masks .” Dawkins . 163 - 186 . Dinsmoor W. B. “ The Athenian Theater of the Fifth Century .” Studies Presented to D. M. Robinson . Vol. 1 . St. Louis : Washington UP , 1951 . 309 - 30 . Halperin David...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 150–171.
Published: 01 September 2013
... representation (the fictional)” (167). Often mediated through traditional theater, recent cross-dressing performance on the Chinese stage and in mass media has had a significant impact on Chinese popular culture and gender politics...
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differences (2016) 27 (3): 45–92.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... Jephcott Edmund Eiland Howard others . Ed. Eiland Howard Jennings Michael W. Cambridge : Belknap P of Harvard UP , 2002 . 101 – 33 . Bergson Henri . Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic . New York : Macmillan , 1911 . Betty and Jane at the Theater...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 165–167.
Published: 01 November 2015
... . 3 : 1 – 22 . Bargu Banu . “ Althusser’s Materialist Theater: Ideology and Its Aporias .” 26 . 3 : 81 – 106 . Butler Judith . “ Theatrical Machines .” 26 . 3 : 23 – 42 . Chun Wendy Hui Kyong . “ Habits of Leaking: Of Sluts and Network Cards .” 26 . 2 : 1 – 28...
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differences (2001) 12 (3): 101–127.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Shinoda Mashiro. Hyôgensha and Art Theater Guild, 1969 . Available with English subtitles as Double Suicide . Sievers, Sharon L. Flowers in Salt: the Beginnings of Feminist Consciousness in Modern Japan . Stanford: Stanford UP, 1983 . Thompson, Kristin, and David Bordwell. “Space and Narrative...
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differences (1999) 11 (1): 68–111.
Published: 01 May 1999
...- rated by conventional histories and discourses of the family. It focuses upon the entangled relations between the world of eighteenth-century theater and London’s thriving clandestine marriage trade because these were cultural spaces...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 107–115.
Published: 01 November 2015
... constraints. © 2015 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 Althusser ideological state apparatus performance materialism Marxism Is ideology a kind of theater? If so, we would seem freer than we suspected to perform ideas other than those...
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differences (2015) 26 (2): 121–131.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of the revelatory substance of “the political sphere of human life” (188), and she baptized theater “the political art par excellence” for only in it can “the actors and speakers who re-enact the story’s plot [. . .] convey the full meaning, not so much of the story itself but of the ‘heroes’ who reveal themselves...
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differences (1998) 10 (1): 75–97.
Published: 01 April 1998
... other than what he is, but precisely by remaining who he is: by becoming himself fully he is sanctified.4 Sarah Kofman refers to the transfiguration that takes place as the "pharmaceutical function," both of theater and of theory ("L'espace" 1145). It is clear enough, then, why Oedipus should...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 30–71.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Theater, a New York feminist performance space, Holly Hughes writes that, on meeting Peggy Shaw there for the first time in the early 1980s, Shaw “ordered” her to make a show. 1 “You have to understand,” Hughes explains, “that I didn’t know it was Peggy Shaw who was telling me; I thought it was a woman...
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differences (2018) 29 (3): 107–136.
Published: 01 December 2018
... discussion of stigma management in popular Tamil theater. 11 As feminist work in South Asian studies has suggested, for women, representation in the public sphere has long posed the problem of how to manage presence. For example, Mrinalini Sinha has examined the strategies used to construct an Indian...
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differences (2004) 15 (1): 24–47.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., and sexual identity; on folk theater and popular culture; on consumer culture in nineteenth-century Paris and the contemporary United States; and on aesthetics and modernity. Her current project, Souvenirs of Rome , based on her fieldwork with Roman souvenir vendors, explores the role of peddling...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 175–182.
Published: 01 May 2023
... with the impossible. Years before, while writing about the relation between James’s prose and his complex attachment to theater, I had read and then forgotten about the above passage from Leo Bersani’s famous essay “The Jamesian Lie.” Since then, my own complex attachment to theater had carried me from a large...