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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 387–398.
Published: 01 December 2021
... to ‘raw’ materials” ( CC , 4). These operations are part of the structure of “CO 2 lonialism,” which, combined with “white racial capitalism,” is defined by “an epistemic logic” of “extra-action—the domination of ‘inferior’ humans and nonliving extractables from outside and above” ( CC , ix...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 457–472.
Published: 01 December 2023
... the limitations of this method of analyzing the actions of states or the purpose of governance. Cosby’s State Violence Power and Control Wheel is an adaptation of a ubiquitous model of domestic violence: the Power and Control Wheel ( fig. 1 ). Fig. 1. Power and Control Wheel, by Domestic Abuse Intervention...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 June 2017
... speaks to some form of persistence or perdurance even as it evokes an action seeking change, can we, or should we, adopt this dual connotation as a description of some inherent quality of art and its link to politics? Why, Rancière asks, is there a need to think of art at once as a power of autonomy...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 271–280.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Marianne Constable The use of the saying “Actions speak louder than words” renders problematic both political and legal judgments. With its often excruciating attention to language, law in particular insists on maintaining relations between speech and reality or between words and the truths...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 105–135.
Published: 01 June 2023
... to totality but (via Bataille’s dialogue with Alexandre Kojève) his action-centered framing of the movement of history and the character of actuality. Against the dialectical mastery of history, Bataille seeks to articulate an unpolitical image of sovereignty and play that is ultimately poetic or literary...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 369–394.
Published: 01 December 2023
... action against, our current ecological and political crises. flei@sas.upenn.edu Copyright © 2023 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2023 climate anxiety quarantine COVID-19 Franz Kafka J. M. Coetzee “My house has been set in order down to the last pin, and I have done it myself,” claims...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 105–116.
Published: 01 December 2004
... WORD 107 of that duty and that certainty. For inward certainty of what is right is in fact not enough for conscience to be truly moral; conscience must also exteriorize this duty in an action, because, duty is, after all, duty to act. Thus conscience must perform its duty rather than...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 39–62.
Published: 01 June 2004
...- GOING BEYOND REPRESENTATION 47 guishes between the reason for a thing's becoming, its existence in time and space, its being known, and its action. Each aspect spec- ifies a connection between a ground (or reason) and its conse- quent, or a cause and its effect, i.e., between "objects...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and destruction within Is- rael and Palestine remains a potent undercurrent, illustrating her more general concept of the political ontology of photography, as she braids together political and aesthetic theory. Relying heav- ily on Arendt’s notion of action, Azoulay’s primary project...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 59–83.
Published: 01 December 2009
... such as Agamemnon or Eteocles try to take action, their deci- sions and acts recoil against them with fatal results. Their initiative is usurped and reversed by an external force, fate, that provokes their death. Thus it would seem that the human imagination si- multaneously enables and thwarts agency...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 95–116.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... The stakes would be the distress, humiliation, suffering, and, more generally, the mal-being of oth- ers, the concern would be how to reduce them, and the interest - the wellbeing of others. Interest and concerns do not necessarily express inner motivation, but the logic of a specific field of action...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 271–278.
Published: 01 June 2011
... in some of the most creative protests and direct actions of recent decades. Our sentiment carries with it the rumbling sensation of a destabilizing and fracturing of the normative capitalist ordering of space and time. Students and workers across the country have been challenging and subverting...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... But the reason Auerbach gives for this choice is still odder: what Woolf achieves, he says, is “to put the emphasis on the random occurrence, to exploit it not in the service of a planned continuity of action but in itself.” In other terms, fiction reaches its highest achievement when it has erased what seemed...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to suspend action in what Deleuze, dis- cussing Duras, calls “a fault, an interstice, an irrational cut” between 112 qui parle spring/summer 2016 vol. 24, no. 2 the visual image and the sound image.7 In addition to this particular technique, however, Deleuze’s discussion of Duras...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 299–308.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of these issues. In her introduction to The Ecocriticism Reader (1996), Cheryll Glotfelty observes that “most ecocritical work shares a common motivation: the troubling awareness that we have reached the age of environmental limits, a time when the consequences of human actions are damaging the planet’s...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 239–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
... there is knowledge of necessary connections between events according to a natural law (and not merely more or less probable hypotheses) and the question of whether in fact there is moral action based solely on respect for the law (and not merely more or less egotistical actions) can only...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 345–372.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., Nancy avers, subject to another form of subordination. Its sense depends on human consciousness and action as its origin. This closure to “what precedes consciousness and the signifying appropriation of sense” leaves phenomenology tied to the metaphysical logic that it seeks to overcome ( SW , 17...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 203–234.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., and your actions feel precisely as though every step taken in one direc- tion throws you against the opposite demand, throws you end- lessly back and forth. The understanding of fate implies that such repetition is implicit in a form of life unless a new and defi nite law arises...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 179–206.
Published: 01 December 2016
... ects it. In such a case, the aff ect caused by the sensation of the world is able to be integrated into a narrative of action or movement. On the other hand, the sensory-motor break concerns the encoun- ter with an aff ect that—due to its intensity—undoes the link between the subject...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 219–240.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and thus launch themselves into a miasma of anti-Black self-loathing. Yet imagine if Fanon and Césaire had actually possessed the genius to understand a much greater and more complicated problem of buying into this model—that Black men will seek to predetermine the actions of Black women...