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differences (1 December 2001) 12 (3): 128–165.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... L. How to Do Things with Words . Ed. J. O. Urmson and Marina Sbisà. 2nd ed. Cambridge, Mass.:Harvard UP, 1975 . Benjamin, Walter. “On Some Motifs in Baudelaire.” Illuminations . Trans. Harry Zohn. New York: Schocken, 1969 . 155 –200. Boyarin, Daniel. Carnal Israel: Reading Sex in Talmudic...
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Figure 4 “Death Sets a Thing Significant” from Christian Bök’s The Xenotext: Book 1 . Figure 4. “Death Sets a Thing Significant” from Christian Bök’s The Xenotext: Book 1. More
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Figure 4 “Death Sets a Thing Significant” from Christian Bök’s The Xenotext: Book 1 . Figure 4. “Death Sets a Thing Significant” from Christian Bök’s The Xenotext: Book 1. More
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Figure 4 “Death Sets a Thing Significant” from Christian Bök’s The Xenotext: Book 1 . Figure 4. “Death Sets a Thing Significant” from Christian Bök’s The Xenotext: Book 1. More
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 4 “Death Sets a Thing Significant” from Christian Bök’s The Xenotext: Book 1 . Figure 4. “Death Sets a Thing Significant” from Christian Bök’s The Xenotext: Book 1. More
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differences (1 May 1999) 11 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 1999
.... “Edmond de Goncourt's American Equestrienne.” French American Review 3 ( 1979 ): 53 –56. KARI WEIL Purebreds and Amazons: Saying Things with Horses in Late-Nineteenth-Century France...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 46–63.
Published: 01 May 2014
... indulged at the expense of dedicated critiques of digital humanities’ projects, as well as its papers, publications, syllabi, and so forth. We inhabit the construct when we forego these normative products of academic labor in favor of the terrible things in the title of this article, things that are said...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 107–125.
Published: 01 December 2006
.../Jacquerie (accessed 7 August 2006). Jenson, Deborah. “Fetishism: Thinking with Things in Flaubert's `Un Coeur simple.'” Trauma and Its Representations: The Social Life of Mimesis in Post-Revolutionary France . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins up, 2001 . Johnson, Barbara. “Ode on a Public Thing.” Field...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 73–96.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Eugenie Brinkema What is the relationship between a cinematic grid of color and the most visceral of the negative affects, disgust? The history of “good taste”—from the philosophical subdiscipline of aesthetics to French haute cuisine—banishes and simultaneously cultivates all things that taste bad...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 178–193.
Published: 01 May 2010
... other hand, theorizes not the event but the drive to theorize the event—including the event of femininity—to make it precisely some thing , a symptom. But, as Lacan emphasized, the facts miss the point, and naming things is not the same as being able to articulate “the thing” of lack, the real of...
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differences (1 December 2018) 29 (3): 1–32.
Published: 01 December 2018
... things across the depths of perception. By considering a set of photographs, this essay demonstrates how the visible world captured by the camera helps reveal what may be called the baroque order of things—a paradise in which things seen and unseen fold and unfold in universal harmony. © 2018 by Brown...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 165–174.
Published: 01 September 2012
... declares the importance of seeking “the next thing” in both subject matter and approach while simultaneously posting and reposting the death notice of historical writing informed by poststructuralism. Reflecting on her own intellectual trajectory and the evolution of her efforts to write genealogical...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 211–234.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Eugenie Brinkema This article posits an absolute difference between the regime of silence and the regime of near inaudibility. The regime of silence pivots equally on avowals of the possibility of sound’s absence and on negated versions, such as John Cage’s declaration, “There is no such thing as...
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differences (1 December 2014) 25 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., among other things, the translator’s modesty or “invisibility”; on the chance of the lucky find or fortuitous encounter; on the “passion for translation” (Derrida); on modern foreign language instruction that harbors the vain ambition to suppress the experience of translation; and on Virginia Woolf’s...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 26–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
... apparent singularity, antinormativity is not a homogenous thing except in its field-founding force for queer theory. © 2015 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 queer studies antinormativity Judith Butler Michel Foucault academic field formation...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 148–178.
Published: 01 December 2009
... itself but is a purely cultural or, in Hobbes's phrase, “artificial” thing. Hobbes designs the figure of Leviathan to render unthinkable the possibility of a many-headed body politic. Rather than set Hobbes in opposition to Locke and Defoe, who together arguably inaugurate the Enlightenment, the authors...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 194–223.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Mrinalini Chakravorty; Leila Neti This article reads Stephen Frears's film Dirty Pretty Things (2002) to consider the questions of subjectivation and commodification motivating postcolonial critiques of power. The authors suggest that in the film, the assertion of sovereignty is articulated through...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 161–168.
Published: 01 May 2010
... gesturally employed to get things right. To do so would imply that difference, like an ideal, can methodologically serve and justify the ostensibly positive yields of interpretation. Instead, difference is a kind of syncope or suspension of (dis)belief, a stalling of consequence that turns our belief...
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differences (1 May 2018) 29 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 May 2018
... characters. The films draw our attention as much to the gestures of stuff’s accumulation as they do to the frustrating impossibility of complete disposal. They depict throwing things away as an anxious activity with unstable parameters that threatens human agency and subjectivity. In the narrative space of...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 54–72.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the immanent cause of all things, allowed a kind of sanctification of the effort to preserve one’s own being. That which preserves one’s being is good and that which harms or threatens to harm it is bad; we are thus led by nature...