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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 (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 (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 (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 (1996) 8 (1): 57–93.
Published: 01 April 1996
...Jennifer L. Fleissner Copyright © 1996 by Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 1996 Works Cited Ammons Elizabeth . Conflicting Stories: American Women Writers at the Turn into the Twentieth Century . Oxford : Oxford UP , 1992 . Ardis...
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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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2018) 29 (3): 137–154.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Irving Goh This essay presents a critique of Luce Irigaray’s contribution to Through Vegetal Being , one of several contemporary theoretical works involving a “turn to plant life.” Irigaray there adopts a “reject” position drawn from her intellectual life that she sees as well in plant life, still...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 30–71.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Jackie Stacey This article puts the generic concept of “butch noir” in dialogue with queer theories of temporality. Reworking the 1980s performance category of dyke noir that was used to describe a particular style of lesbian experimental work, butch noir is defined by its “having-already-been-read...
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differences (2019) 30 (3): 118–151.
Published: 01 December 2019
... ambivalence—the very conditions many trans people contest. Drawing on the late work of Michel Foucault and the private writings of Ernst Kantorowicz, “The King’s Two Anuses” articulates a critique of the Lacanian account of subjective sexuation (in the work of Judith Butler, Joan Copjec, and Slavoj Žižek...
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differences (2010) 21 (2): 24–45.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Lisa Guenther Irigaray's early work seeks to multiply possibilities for women's self-expression by recovering a sexual difference in which male and female are neither the same nor opposites, but irreducibly different modes of embodiment. In her more recent work, however, Irigaray has emphasized...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 10–30.
Published: 01 December 2011
... historians, students of sound, and feminists tend to dismiss the philosopher’s work as incompatible with the critical agenda they espouse. Yet there exists a surprising, if largely unacknowledged, parallel between the unstable place of Cartesian thought within the feminist project and the troubled...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 8–21.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Lingzhen Wang The essay introduces Li Xiaojiang and her early works from the 1980s and 1990s in three steps. First, it closely situates Li and her works in both the general historical context of China’s transformation from the socialist to the postsocialist era and the most relevant intellectual...