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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 5 Frame from the opening torture scene of The Battle of Algiers (1966) featuring the gégène in the bottom left-hand corner More
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 72–89.
Published: 01 December 2022
... Sachs et al . for a detailed discussion of the phenomenon, including the reasons that may have prompted this movement. 3 Vahali is referencing Erik H. Erikson essay “Identity and Uprootedness in our Time.” death drive homelessness Honey Oberoi Vahali Tibetan refugee torture trauma...
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differences (2006) 17 (1): 20–46.
Published: 01 May 2006
.../article_33.html >. Sontag, Susan. “Regarding the Torture of Others.” New York Times Magazine 23 May 2004. < http://donswaim.com/nytimes.sontag.html >. ____. Regarding the Pain of Others . New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003 . Wright, Robert. “Rice Talks, the Headlines Scream...
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differences (1993) 5 (2): 140–149.
Published: 01 July 1993
... ostensible erotic passion - pleasures taken or imagined in suicide, violence, and torture - has as its political cognates fascism, terrorism, Auschwitz, and 144 Jim Miller's Passions Islamic fundamentalism, and as its philosophical ones critiques of Enlightenment notions of truth, power, reason, history...
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differences (2021) 32 (3): 25–52.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Figure 5 Frame from the opening torture scene of The Battle of Algiers (1966) featuring the gégène in the bottom left-hand corner ...
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differences (1996) 8 (2): 127–152.
Published: 01 July 1996
..., as if in compensation for his perpetually misplaced virility. Relentlessly performing this contradiction, the white male as victim flirts recklessly with disaster, putting himself through the most trying ordeals, torturing himself to prove his masculinity, and so becomes the paradigm of that peculiar condition Freud...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 90–109.
Published: 01 December 2022
... that there was nothing to see, no hidden secret to unveil, evading surveillance by hiding in plain sight. But reframing the psychoanalytic clinic was not only a pragmatic and ideological maneuver; it was also a theoretical innovation shaped by the historical intensification of covert surveillance, detention, torture...
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differences (2015) 26 (2): 93–105.
Published: 01 September 2015
... to the students at the New School, she says: “I did try to reconcile the shocking mediocrity of the man with his staggering deeds.” Now, we know that many survivors suffer as a result of that huge gap that troubled Arendt. Survivors write about meeting their torturers on the streets after a war or conflict...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 14–19.
Published: 01 May 2023
... their bodies are enjoyed, humiliated, and tortured by the “libertines” who have set themselves up as avatars of a pure sovereign will to commit impure acts. By watching the film, we allow ourselves to be treated to scenes of coprophagy, ritual torture, and rape, as well as a “best ass” contest. The film ends...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 131–150.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in Furs, Sacher-Masoch’s tale of youthful torture at the hands of a Slavic aristocrat (a cold, cruel mistress), becomes emblematic not only of ethnic resistance but also of the ideology behind masochism: “In the language of Sacher...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 9–35.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to the experience of torture and therefore to a threshold of intensity and a “refinement” of the experience of suffering that drive the tortured to beg for death as a deliverance. But the fact that life can become worse than death can also...
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differences (2017) 28 (2): 24–45.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to norms and laws, having no regard either for morality, for the notions of good and evil, or for whatever culture allows in the way of satisfaction. In Florence it was the exposition called Atrocious Torture Instruments [. . .]. The expo opened to enormous, unexpected crowds; excitement leaped...
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differences (1996) 8 (3): 79–127.
Published: 01 November 1996
... a torture" (106) by raising torture to a general principle. For Nietzsche, asceticism tops the list of "what has 82 Technoasceticism and Authorial Death been ruined by the Church's misuse of it" (Will 483).2 Ruined, but apparently not entirely, for asceticism retains something valuable, not least of which...
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differences (2019) 30 (3): 34–62.
Published: 01 December 2019
... to punish the Muslim woman in the most outrageously immoral ways. The other was gleefully sacrificed to the somber demands of justice. In most cases, it was not enough to rape the women. They were hacked, quartered, mutilated, tortured, burned alive, and it was still not gratifying. Their bodies were...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 217–227.
Published: 01 May 2023
...: “The narrator excites our curiosity while imprisoning us in our ignorance. If it is possible to think that the husband is torturing an innocent A . . . with his suspicions and his spying, an even more cunningly sadistic narrator can be inferred from the frantic helplessness which we recognize as our own...
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differences (1990) 2 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 April 1990
... . Carey C. “ A Note on Torture in Athenian Homicide Cases .” Historia 37 ( 1988 ): 241 - 45 . Cohen David . “ The Athenian Law of Adultery .” Revue internationale des droits de l'antiquité 5rd ser. 31 ( 1984 ): 147 - 65 . Cohen David . “ A Note on Aristophanes...
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differences (2017) 28 (2): 86–115.
Published: 01 September 2017
... solely to the pursuit of pleasure, and, on the other, the tortures of the sadist (49–52). 3 In suspending the movement between these poles, the masochist seeks to identify a specific supersensualism that is pursued in—and also beyond—sensual experience (see fig. 1 ). Figure 1 “The Pendulum...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 102–133.
Published: 01 May 2018
... solitary confinements in the “toten Trakt” (“dead wing”) of the prison complex and her tortured relations with Ensslin and Baader. More on that below. 5 Freud writes in his famous essay: It often happens that neurotic men declare that they feel there is something uncanny about the female genital...
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differences (2002) 13 (2): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2002
... could not be too close to the person or she suffered such tortures that she had to leave the table in the midst of her breakfast. (106) While the loaves are baking in the warmed-up oven, Louise sets in motion...
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differences (2001) 12 (2): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2001
...PAGE DUBOIS 2001 page dubois is Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at the University of California, San Diego and the author of Sappho Is Burning (University of Chicago Press, 1995), Torture and Truth (Routledge, 1991 ), Sowing the Body: Psychoanalysis and Ancient...