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differences (2012) 23 (2): 71–112.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Julia Bryan-Wilson From 1974 to 1976, artists in a range of contexts produced works that drew connections between performance and prostitution. This article examines how these projects, by artists such as Carlos Ginzburg and Suzanne Lacy, speak to the wider political discourses and feminist...
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differences (1992) 4 (3): 1–37.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Lisa Tickner Copyright © 1992 by Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 1992 Works Cited Anscombe Isabelle . Omega and After: Bloomsbury and the Decorative Arts . London : Thames , 1981 . Apollonio Umbro , ed. and intro. Futurist...
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differences (1996) 8 (1): 57–93.
Published: 01 April 1996
...Jennifer L. Fleissner JENNIFER L. FLEISSNER The Work of Womanhood in American Naturalism American naturalism, we are frequently told, is a literature of manly men. 1 The blustering polemics of a writer like Frank Norris have for years kept his novels from being taken too seriously, allowing them...
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differences (2012) 23 (3): 119–160.
Published: 01 December 2012
... figures the scientist’s ability to acquire knowledge about the microscopic molecular world but ostensibly without the expenditure of work. This essay offers a rereading of Leo Szilard’s influential account of Maxwell’s demon (1929), which explores the influence of human intelligence on scientific...
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differences (2001) 12 (2): 121–168.
Published: 01 September 2001
...JUDITH GOLDMAN 2001 judith goldman is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University. Her book of poems, Vocoder , was published in Spring 2001 by Roof Books. She is currently at work on a project that investigates the relationships among gendered authorship, sanctioned forms of exchange...
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differences (1997) 9 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 1997
...Willy Apollon; Tracy McNulty Copyright © 1997 by Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 1997 Nothing Works Anymore! WILLY APOLLON TRANSLATED BY TRACY MCNULTY There's no morefuture in sex, if indeed there ever was! "T .In Las Vegas, just as in human sexuality...
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differences (2008) 19 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Sonali Perera According to a corpus of representative texts and standard minimal Marxist definitions, the “proletariat” of proletarian literature is, by definition, revolutionary, and by implication, male; this is the specific subset of the working class entrusted with the historic mission...
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differences (2014) 25 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2014
... combines and mutates in her current work on digital media. She is the author of Programmed Visions: Software and Memory (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 2011) and Control and Freedom: Power and Paranoia in the Age of Fiber Optics (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 2006). She...
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differences (2017) 28 (1): 94–123.
Published: 01 May 2017
... by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2017 Cesare Pavese poetry and poetics lyric affect work stagnation aesthetics In 1946, Cesare Pavese attempted to rewrite history. Responding to a questionnaire circulated by the newly founded, Naples-based...
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differences (2008) 19 (3): 139–149.
Published: 01 December 2008
... in them. In the light of a staged encounter between Butler and Irigaray, Stone widens the conceptual space within Butler's project, into which she drops an alternative, reconfiguring understanding of Butler's work as requiring an absent concept: original, multiple, self-differentiating nature. She argues...
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differences (2014) 25 (1): 216–230.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Michael Dieter This article reflects theoretically on the conditions of possibility for critical work to be conducted in the context of the digital humanities and aims to provide a broad conceptual vocabulary suitable for supporting and expanding this rapidly changing subdiscipline. It does so...
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differences (2010) 21 (3): 97–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Samuel Solomon This article traces some of the crossings of the literary, political, moral, and epistemological valences of “narcissism” in the work of literary critic Barbara Johnson, exploring how Johnson implicitly works within and against the view, as expounded by the Practical Criticism...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 190–210.
Published: 01 December 2011
... rhythm to conceptualize alternatives to the reified visual world, but his work reveals the tension between metaphorical treatments of rhythm and its sonic materiality. Turning to music as an aesthetic form defined by this relationship, the author draws on the work of Jacques Attali, Rose Rosengard...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 172–181.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Li Xiaojiang This essay is Li Xiaojiang’s response to Tani Barlow’s “Socialist Modernization and the Market Feminism of Li Xiaojiang” (ch. 6 of Barlow’s The Question of Women in Chinese Feminism ). Barlow, in discussing Li Xiaojiang’s work in the 1980s, wholly overlooked the key article...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 117–155.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Silvia Federici; Arlen Austin This collection of texts is drawn from the Silvia Federici Papers, recently donated to the Feminist Theory Archives at the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women. The works presented here date from Federici’s teaching work in Nigeria from 1984 to 1987...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 262–279.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Ronjaunee Chatterjee This essay considers psychoanalytic theories of love in the work of Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein, and Jacques Lacan. Though there is no coherent theory of love in psychoanalysis, paying attention to love in the analytic situation—that is, to transference—allows us to read...
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differences (2020) 31 (1): 64–97.
Published: 01 May 2020
... consecutive summers in New York City: Simone Leigh’s The Waiting Room at the New Museum (2016), and the group exhibit We Wanted a Revolution at the Brooklyn Museum (2017). While both exhibitions promote the work of black women artists at the center of their institutional program-building initiatives, each...
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 30–57.
Published: 01 September 2020
... straightforwardly autobiographical account. Borrowing the concept of “autothanatography” from Jacques Derrida and others, this essay explores how Vivier’s works inscribe a relationship to death, to the end and impossibility of autobiography, into its very origin. I argue that such an inscription occurs prominently...
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Nell Wasserstrom Through a close reading of Freud’s last major work, Moses and Monotheism (1939), this article considers the socio-political and literary stakes of a central element of Freud’s oeuvre, which reaches its fullest elaboration in the Moses text: belatedness. Belatedness, or deferred...
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differences (2021) 32 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 May 2021
... for its further application; on the other, the essay researches the origins of the notion in Michel Foucault’s formulation of regime of truth. After a brief account of the Bulgarian reception of Foucault’s work, the text turns to Foucault’s early monograph The Order of Things (1966) to explore the paths...