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differences (2016) 27 (2): 27–61.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Griselda Pollock Reading the event of feminism as a trauma both to its societies and, as important, to its potential subject—feminists—this article mounts an argument against the iterated feminist memory of warring generations and succeeding waves. Citing Elizabeth Grosz on the constant need...
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differences (2003) 14 (3): 112–135.
Published: 01 December 2003
... ; Bequest and Betrayal: Memoirs of a Parent's Death ; and the coedited anthology, Extremities: Trauma, Testimony, and Community . “Among the Missing.” Editorial. New York Times . 14 Oct. 2001 , sec. 4: 12 . “Anecdote.” Webster's Third New International Dictionary , 1968 . Aristotle...
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differences (2010) 21 (2): 142–172.
Published: 01 September 2010
... argues that critics consistently interpret such repetitions through the opposing frameworks of either parody or trauma, which consign them to imagining a racial subject who is either entirely in possession of the past or entirely possessed by it; who either stages a cathartic emancipation from historical...
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differences (1996) 8 (2): 101–126.
Published: 01 July 1996
... Experience . New York : Hill and Wang , 1995 . Borch-Jacobsen Mikkel . The Freudian Subject . Trans. Porter Catherine . Stanford : Stanford UP , 1988 . Brown Laura . “ Not Outside the Range: One Feminist Perspective on Psychic Trauma .” American Imago 48 ( 1991 ): 119...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 72–89.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Ankhi Mukherjee This essay examines singular traumas suffered by Tibetan refugees and expedient and culture-specific cures for the same. Drawing on Honey Oberoi Vahali’s Lives in Exile and other ethnographic studies of the Tibetan community in Dharamsala, India, it shows how classic trauma theory...
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differences (2015) 26 (2): 93–105.
Published: 01 September 2015
... controversial judgments, Arendt re-created for herself the conditions of her own precarity, summoning time and again her personal formative trauma as a refugee only to survive it each time. Arendt’s uncharacteristically two-dimensional account of Eichmann’s personality in Eichmann in Jerusalem is read along...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 168–189.
Published: 01 December 2011
...John Mowitt This essay proposes that we grasp whispering as a problem, a sound source haunted by the violent exclusion of the animal from the medium of communication. Justification for this proposition is provided by examining the intertwining of whispering, allegory, and trauma, especially...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 May 2019
... attachments to the circulation of narratives of trauma. In confronting the harm of another, it also asks how we might imagine forms of justice beyond punitive and carceral impulses. © 2019 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2019 testimony social media...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 2019
... programs. While linked, these deployments of trigger warnings occur in different contexts with different ramifications (for understandings of “content” and of “trauma”; for conventions or transformations of texts and publics; for compliance or resistance to neoliberal, corporate formations). By reading fan...
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2020
... predicament of trauma, latency, and the return of the repressed. What is most innovative about Moses —its fragmentary style, its rewriting of biblical origins, its daring conjectures and methods of recording history—gestures back, after all , to the singular problem that both Freudian psychoanalysis...
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differences (2008) 19 (1): 32–70.
Published: 01 May 2008
... or to engage viscerally with the past. He thereby opens up new registers for taking in and taking account of the historical, registers that refuse to concede pleasure in the name of trauma, which has been treated as the more properly political affect by most criticism. Abelove, Henry. “Some Speculations...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 126–134.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Amy Hollywood This essay describes Bersani’s exploration of oneness and difference in Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights , and relates it to a larger discussion of trauma, love, and afterlife. The fate of all fascination with the self as the other—the fate of a radical open-endedness of being...
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differences (2016) 27 (3): 20–44.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of allegory from the male perspective of Charles Baudelaire, this essay initiates the possibility of a feminine melancholy and a feminine allegory. This melancholic feminine allegory reveals a new conception of time and a new focus on aural perception, the eternal return, and the resounding cry of trauma...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Nicole Gervasio This essay coins the concept of redactive reading to describe a method for interpreting women’s absences in racialized and gendered histories of collective trauma through M. NourbeSe Philip’s 2008 poem, Zong! In 1781, the Zong crew murdered as many as 150 African captives following...
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differences (2010) 21 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Kari Weil Theory has gone to the birds . . . and to apes, dogs, and horses. The recent explosion of writing and teaching on animals has recharged those questions of identity and difference, of power and its effects that have embroiled academic theory over the past quarter century. Even trauma...
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differences (2023) 34 (3): 69–78.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Calvin Warren This meditation is an experimentation with Hortense Spiller’s concept of psychoanalytics . It considers the hieroglyph as a repetitive and enacted (but unrepresentable) force of historical trauma marking black bodies and passed between them generationally (much like the Lacanian...
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differences (1999) 11 (1): 112–149.
Published: 01 May 1999
... After: Montreal Remembered.” This Magazine 24.5 (December/January 1991 ): 16 –19. ———. “ The Killer Was No Young Man .” Malette and Chalouh, eds. 31 –33. Brown, Laura S. “ Not Outside the Range: One Feminist Perspective on Psychic Trauma .” Caruth, ed. 100 –12. Brown, Wendy. States...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 178–193.
Published: 01 May 2010
... is the author of Representing the Woman: Cinema and Psychoanalysis (University of Minnesota Press, 1997) and has written on the horror of the horror film; the cinematic dream-work; and the documentary film, memory, and trauma. Her book Recording Reality, Capturing the Real is forthcoming from the University...
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differences (2001) 12 (3): 69–100.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Central Park Media, 1985 . Rank, Otto. The Trauma of Birth . 1929 . New York: Dover, 1994. Rollins, Henry. “See A Grown Man Cry.” The Portable Henry Rollins . New York: Villard, 1997 . 137 –52. Rubin, Gayle. “The Traffic in Women: Notes on the `Political Economy' of Sex.” Toward...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 102–133.
Published: 01 May 2018
... that is, of course, intimately related to the forging of a trauma bond with the young student. 22 For a dramatic representation of the trial, see Stammheim—Die Baader-Meinhof Gruppe vor Gericht ( Stammheim—The Baader-Meinhof Group on Trial ), directed by Reinhard Hauff. 23 Not surprisingly, Karl...