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differences (1 September 2002) 13 (2): 90–126.
Published: 01 September 2002
...' Women and Postnational Feminism.” Transitions: New Australian Feminisms . Ed. Barbara Caine and Rosemary Pringle. New York: St. Martin's, 1995 . 57 –73. Barlow, Tani, ed. Gender Politics in Modern China:Writing and Feminism . Durham: Duke UP, 1993 . ———. “Theorizing Woman: Funu, Guojia,Jiating...
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differences (1 September 2004) 15 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2004
... History of the Jews in Europe, 1789-1939 . Oxford: Oxford up, 1999 . Wollstonecraft, Mary. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman . Ed. Carol H. Poston. 2nd ed. New York: Norton, 1988 . wendy brown Tolerance and/or...
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differences (1 September 2004) 15 (2): 152–171.
Published: 01 September 2004
... articles and anthologized essays. She teaches anthropology at Tufts. Abul-Fadl, Mona. “Revisiting the Woman's Question: An Islamic Perspective.” Chicago Theological Seminary Register 83 ( 1993 ): 28 -64. Abusharaf, Rogaia Mustafa. “Revisiting Feminist Discourses on Infibulation: Responses...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 146–171.
Published: 01 May 2011
... . elizabeth a. povinelli The Woman on the Other Side of the Wall: Archiving the Otherwise in Postcolonial Digital Archives Prologue This essay was conceptualized as a moment in a long conver- sation with Dicle Kog...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 51–92.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Tani E. Barlow This essay solders together a historical case study of advertising on the China mainland in the early twentieth century with a series of generalizable appraisals and determinations to establish how the catachresis woman is evental. The event of women emerged historically in part...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 63–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., recognized an incongruity between their revolutionary insurgency and the conditions of possibility for its memorialization. This essay follows Pritilata Waddedar, the first woman to die in the commission of an anticolonial terrorist attack, as she is incarnated into legal, historical, and cultural evidence...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 109–129.
Published: 01 September 2013
... there has been little attention to the once popular figure of the strong woman who takes up sword and spear to avenge a wrong done to a family member by killing the guilty party. The avenging woman is a key figure in the Eastern Han (25-220 ce ), a formative period in the development of Chinese...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 32–61.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Gerard Cohen-Vrignaud This essay describes how women’s genitalia came to be symbolized in the hybrid beast-woman form of the “octopussy,” tracking its origins to Victor Hugo’s novel, Les travailleurs de la mer (1866). Highlighting the centrality and sensationalism of an octopus attack on a sailor...
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differences (1 December 2018) 29 (3): 33–57.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Robert Hughes This essay illuminates the recent philosophy of Luce Irigaray by following how she develops her key trope of home . Thus, it elaborates her critique of a certain closed “homely” formation of man’s subjectivity and advances her thesis that woman might function as the salutary advent of...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 140–167.
Published: 01 December 2011
... visual origin or point of reference. The inherent uncanniness of the voice—whether it be the dog’s absent master, man’s distant lover, or woman’s internalized other—is normalized by digital technologies such as MP3 compression. Depending on the conditions of production, distribution, and reception, this...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 93–108.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to treat woman as an invisible category whose individual agency and distinct, complex subjectivities are sacrificed to the patriarchal state’s priorities and socialist ideology. As a case study for alternative ways to reflect on women’s struggles during the Mao era, the essay analyzes several stories...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 150–171.
Published: 01 September 2013
... in present Chinese society. The cross-dressing performance transgresses the boundaries between man and woman, traditional and modern, local and global, marginal and mainstream. The crisis of categories that this trespassing entails has proven significant for cultural reform and renewal. Li Yugang’s...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 45–92.
Published: 01 December 2016
... regular women, female hysterics could endure multiday laughing, barking fits without so much as a trace on their bodies. Finally, I think about the striking oppositions between the female laughing hysteric and the hysterically laughing woman through the archives of early cinema. Film spectatorship not...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 86–92.
Published: 01 September 2015
... portray a woman whose life was defined and derailed by exile. © 2015 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 Hannah Arendt Margarethe von Trotta Eichmann trial Eichmann in Jerusalem It all began in the fall of 2003. Margarethe von Trotta and I were...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 168–187.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Elizabeth A. Povinelli This essay examines the relevance of the concept of biopower and its four seminal figures (the hysterical woman, the Malthusian couple, the masturbating child, and the perverse adult) to our understanding of current formations of late liberal power. Through the example of a...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 176–188.
Published: 01 May 2016
... an analysis in its tendency to dramatize the division of sound and image as in film: the image of the beautiful woman entails the use of voice through dubbing. © 2016 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2016 synesthesia hierarchy of senses music...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 42–73.
Published: 01 December 2012
... digital posterity; and that of Mrs. B, a woman who suffers from amnesia and wears a camera in the hope of leading a normal life in which she can share the past with loved ones. The author discusses how new recording technologies are both a symptom of, and a cure for, anxieties about time, arguing that...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 172–228.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Dicle Koğacioğlu This article begins with the observation that the honor crime (the murder of a woman by her family because of actual or deemed sexual acts that are considered an offense to the culturally defined terms of family honor) has received increasing attention in Turkey during the last...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 63–81.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Andrea Long Chu This essay argues that feminism is impossible. After examining a recent #MeToo episode—a bad sexual encounter between actor Aziz Ansari and a woman named Grace—as a case study in feminist disappointment, the essay turns to several key seventies feminist texts to reconstruct their...
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 137–168.
Published: 01 December 1999
... . Duras, Marguerite. Hiroshima mon amour: scénario et dialogue . Paris: Gallimard, 1960 . ———. Hiroshima mon amour . Trans. Richard Seaver. New York: Grove, 1961 . Gilbert, Sandra, and Susan Gubar. The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteen-Century Literary Imagination . New...