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Contributors to this volume, whichgrew out of a conference at Stanford ininclude historians Dominick LaCapra, Jonathan Z.

It also connects the enterprise of trying xhronotypes tame otherness to the construction of notions about what time “really is. White described a medieval annals -a list of years, with some years accompanied by brief notes like “good crops,” or “flood everywhere,” or “Charles fought against the Saxons” and other years left unremarked. Samuel Haber, Eflciency and Uplift: Difference is then “producible” by the operations of abstract chronoyypes.

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Two white families meet, one northern and one southern, and some of them fall in love. Time touches every dimension of our being, every object of our attention — including attention itself. Castoriadis ends with a sharp critique of cause and tne, the bread and butter of much historical analysis.

Objective time triumphed in the late nineteenth century in the form of stan- dard time zones. The capacity to turn otherness into difference, to create an abstract and exclusive white ethnic identity, gave the movie its claims to truth. Stanford University Press; 1 edition July 1, Language: Contents Acknowledgments– introduction– Part I.

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A deep anxiety about otherness pervaded American society before World War I. Chronotypes are themselves temporal and plural, constantly being made and remade at multiple individual, social, and cultural levels. Will the northern and southern whites get married? But the mythology did not cause the polis-it was not the necessary and sufficient condition for it even if supplemented by any number of other conditions ; neither can we, or anybody, derive the one from the other, in either sense” The Iliad and The Castle are not different -they are other.


Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The earliest motion pictures were conceived either as documentary -spectac- ular representations of the real world “as it really is”-or as illusionistic exten- sions of the magician’s stage show.

The whites are united by the field of abstract, objective whiteness that the Klan robes represent -with the robes on they differ from one another only in the spaces and times they occupy. The point is not to chronicle the gloomy rise of imprisoning standards, but rather to highlight the constant tension between difference and otherness and their relation to time. Responsibility edited by John Bender and David E. The soldiers are nearly identical, differing only in their positions in line.

But innovations like the telegraph highlighted the fact that noon in New York came roughly an hour ahead of noon in Cincinnati.

White called the desire to make this bumptious chaos act with the predictability of difference “the fantasy that real events are properly represented when they can be shown to display the formal coherency of a story.

Castoriadis’s distinction between otherness and difference as components of time offers us a more precise analysis of the contradictions of bourgeois individualism, because it sees difference as merely spatial or objec- tively temporal, while it sees “otherness” as a separate phenomenon, a more radical alterity involving incomparable systems of time.

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The influence of Foucault, with his notorious and provocatively sloppy disregard for cause and effect, seems clear here. Soldiers in training camps were sub- jected to standardized mental testing for the first time, designed to sort them. Constrhction the annalist, time belonged to God. Wilcox, The Measure of Times Past: Griffith, offers a startling example. The book further reflects postmodernism’s dissatisfaction with binary oppositions, and its ten- dency to attack distinctions between oral and written, cause and effect, actor and acted upon, subject and object.

In the historical discourse about the “Anglo-Saxon race” we see the emergence of a new form of “otherness” which acts as if it is a difference- that is, which presents itself as reflecting laws with predictable and producible results in the same way that subtracting eight from ten produces dhronotypes difference of two.


Comstruction a war to save liberal freedom, Wilson destroyed it at home.

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Assimilating the Northern European immigrants who came in the nineteenth century -the Irish, Germans, constructkon Scandinavians -had been hard enough. For example, Edwin S. New forms, new modes of understanding, appear over time. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Write a customer review. The Construction of Time. It turns what Porter would have regarded as “other9′- two or really three, including the audience distinct realms of action into measurable components which can be manipulated in predictable ways by the editor. Taylorism made it possible to see each worker chrootypes having a genuine, discrete, and irreducible identity, in the same way as a cog in a machine. But the war separates them.

SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. But for the past three hundred years, that “metaphysical principle” consstruction been objective time. Its capacity to abstract identity came from its use of objective, construcion dardized narrative time. Skip to search Skip to main content. Customers who bought this item also bought. Driven to madness by outrages against white womanhood, the Southerners invent the Ku Klux Klan. Wilson regarded the film as “true,” we might conclude, because it symbolically included all white people in a system of differ- ence while excluding blacks.

Chronottpes cogs can work in different machines, but they cannot be modified without making them something different. Movies, he thought, offered a tool for revealing the laws that underlay individual difference, because in their narrative form they broke thought itself up into discrete components.

Publication date ISBN cloth: Attention, memory, emotion, the perception of depth and movement: A recruiting poster for the war effort depicted a man standing at a window, looking out from the shadows in half silhouette at a row of soldiers. English Choose a language for shopping. Doubling or tripling the number of different shots normally used to tell a story, Griffith used the standard time of.