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100 1  Sabadell-Nieto, Joana 
245 10 Differences in Common :|bGender, Vulnerability and 
264  1 Amsterdam :|bBRILL,|c2014 
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490 1  Critical Studies ;|vv.Vol. 37 
505 0  Intro -- Differences in common: Gender, vulnerability and 
       community -- Contents -- Impossible Communities? On Gender,
       Vulnerability and Community -- I. Gender and Trans-
       national Citizenship -- 1. The Reason(s) of Nation and 
       Gender -- 2. Nationalism and the Imagination -- 3. The 
       Hostage of the Womb by the Motherland -- 4. Women and 
       Citizenship: Poetry of Power, Time and Space -- II. 
       Vulnerability and Politics -- 5. Bodily Vulnerability, 
       Coalitions, and Street Politics -- 6. More than Vulnerable
       : Rethinking Community -- 7. Passionately Losing Oneself -
       - 8. Opaque Encounters, Impossible Vicinities -- III. 
       (Fictional) Identities and the Politics of Memory -- 9. 
       Community and the Politics of Memory -- 10. Fiction 
       Traces. The Ideal Community and Historical Sabotage -- 11.
       What does Difference Have to do with Community? Derrida's 
       Diacritic Difference -- 12. Community as Transit and 
       Stammering in Collaborative Writing -- 13. Blood Ties: 
       Interpretive Communities and Popular (Gendered) Genres -- 
520    Differences in Common engages in the ongoing debate on 
       'community' focusing on its philosophical and political 
       aspects through a gendered perspective. It explores the 
       subversive and enriching potential of the concept of 
       community, as seen from the perspective of heterogeneity 
       and distance, and not from homogeneity and fused 
       adhesions. This theoretical reflection is, in most of the 
       essays included here, based on the analysis of literary 
       and filmic texts, which, due to their irreducible 
       singularity, teach us to think without being tied, or 
       needing to resort, to commonplaces.Philosophers such as 
       Arendt, Blanchot, Foucault, Agamben or Derrida have made 
       seminal reflections on community, often inspired by 
       contemporary historical events and sometimes questioning 
       the term itself. More recently, thinkers like Judith 
       Butler, Gayatri Spivak or Rada Ivekovic-included in this 
       volume are essays by all three-have emphasized the gender 
       bias in the debate, also problematizing the notion of 
       community. Most of the essays gathered in Differences in 
       Common conceive community not as the affirmation of 
       several properties which would unite us to other similar 
       individuals, but as the "expropriation" of ourselves 
       (Esposito), in an intimate diaspora. Community does not 
       fill the gap between subjects but places itself in this 
       gap or void. This conception stresses the subject's 
       vulnerability, a topic which is also central to this 
       volume. The body of community is thus opened by a "wound" 
       (Cixous) which exposes us to the contagion of otherness. 
       The essays collected here reflect on different topics 
       related to these issues, such as: gender and nation; 
       nationalism, internationalism, transnationalism; 
       nationalism's naturalization of citizenship and the 
       exclusion of women from citizenship; the violent 
       consequences of a gendered nation on women's bodies; 
       gendering community; 
520 8  preservation of difference(s) within the community; bodily
       vulnerability and new politics; community and mourning; 
       community and the politics of memory; fiction, historical 
       truth and (fake) documentary; love, relationality and 
       community; interpretive communities and virtual 
       communities on the Web, among others.Joana Sabadell-Nieto 
       is Professor of Contemporary Spanish Literature (Gender 
       and Feminist Studies) at Hamilton College (USA) and 
       Researcher at the Center for Women and Literature at the 
       University of Barcelona. Marta Segarra is Professor of 
       French and Francophone literature and Gender Studies at 
       the University of Barcelona (Spain), Director of the 
       UNESCO Chair Women, Development and Cultures and co-
       founder and director of the Center for Women and 
       Literature (2003-2012) 
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