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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and recount their life narrative. The first of these novels—Charles Gildon’s Golden Spy (1702)—gives voice to a bunch of coins. And the genre becomes self-reflexive when money starts to “coin words,” like the autobiographical protagonist of The Adventures of a Bank-Note (1770). Drawing on ancient sources...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., or at least of the gen- erations raised with a walking stick in one hand and a joystick in the other. “SORRY, BUT I AM NOT ALLOWED TO GIVE MORE DETAIL”: Ecomimesis and Will Crowther’s Adventure Almost by defi nition, all computer and console games are environ- ments...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 275–286.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of erotic encounters with technology. Frus- trated adventures in iPhone cruising are featured alongside hours spent browsing amateur porn sites. Naked video- game bodies are parsed for their ability to “emote” real- world desires. Dating pro- fi le photos are shown to simultaneously...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 249–278.
Published: 01 December 2012
... inspiration from geological remains and made prime literary material of these adventures into the bowels of the Earth.23 Even Wilde, in his trip to the Unites States, made the descent into a silver mine an obligatory stop on his itinerary. If his epistolary ac- count of the event is to be believed, his...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 309–342.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and the power strategies they embraced and reproduced, often in subtle ways. 35 Martin acknowledges her debt to both travel narratives and adventure fiction, consciously placing her memoir within this literary history. “The adventures of settlers in far-off lands had always from childhood been my favourite...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2004
... a very adventurous life under the pres- sure of passions, men such as kings, heroes, or adventurers, have often been seen suddenly to change, resort to resignation and penance, and become hermits and monks. To this class belong all genuine accounts of conversion, for instance...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Press, 2015. Breckman, Warren. Adventures of the Symbolic: Post- marxism and Radical Democracy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. Brown, Wendy. Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution. New York: Zone Books, 2015. Butler, Judith. Senses of the Subject. New York...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 December 2013
... A.. Embodied: Victorian Literature and the Senses. Min- neapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008. Conan Doyle, Arthur. Dangerous Work: Diary of an Arctic Adventure. Ed. Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower. Chicago: University of Chi- cago Press, 2012. Corral, Eduardo. Slow Lightning. New...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 291–294.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., Warren. Adventures of the Symbolic: Post-Marxism and Radical Democracy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. Brennan, Timothy. Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel, and the Colonies. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2014. Bronfen, Elisabeth. Night Passages...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 227–231.
Published: 01 December 2003
...). BOOKS RECEIVED 231 Keith Ansell Pearson, Philosophy and the Adventure of the Virtual: Bergson and the Time of Life (New York: Routledge, 2001). Keith Ansell Pearson, Viroid Life: Perspectives on Nietzsche and the Transhuman Condition (New York: Routledge, 1997...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., an adventure and voyage in the course of which the subject had encountered its own demise. The meaning of this ex- perience did not consist in the belief in transcendence or in a com- plex conception of a new state of the soul in eternal life. Instead, it pointed to the living-through of an excruciating...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 257–274.
Published: 01 June 2014
...- disciplinary adventures are expressions of a quest for a new idiom with a replenished repertoire of metaphors that break with mod- ernist regimes of knowledge. This maneuver is a basic requirement of a work which holds that “the tools that humanists have at their 266 qui parle 23:1 • review essays...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 June 2010
... may not have read the whole text. How- ever, most of the adventures narrated by Berganza to Scipio oc- cur in Seville, including the most dream-like section, with a witch, to which I will return. Freud chose the persona of Scipio, letting Silberstein be the other dog, Berganza, all the while...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2015
... is “one of the elect.” “The series of adventures,” Auerbach observes, “becomes the basis of a doctrine of personal perfection,” and it is this doctrine, he adds, that broke through the class barriers of courtly culture, al- lowing the concepts and emotions associated with the knightly ideal...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 169–178.
Published: 01 June 2011
... is based Dubreuil: A Viral Lexicon for Future Crises 177 on a underlying confusion of terms (being competent=being a scholar=being a member of the profession), and it tends to kill thought, adventure, audacity. Disciplinary training is necessary up to a certain extent...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 135–160.
Published: 01 December 2015
... better conditions of life for themselves in Japan, and a tempting but also terrifying life option that is dangerous, promising, and unsettling. Running away is not only an act of freedom on the part of the en- slaved but also a risk- taking, adventurous, and ordinary practice, part...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 June 2010
... with such fi gures that most directly allows Braddock to articulate his art with social evolutionism. Among these portraits, Frank Hamilton Cushing (1895) stands out. Having recently published widely read magazine accounts of his “adventures” among the Zuni tribe, Cushing was something...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 181–210.
Published: 01 June 2009
... or China?” Even more nifty since, you’ll agree, the alternative here is 198 qui parle fall/winter 2009 vol.18, no.1 a bit unsound. On the one side, there’s Moses, and it’s easy to see what he symbolizes about the European adventure of monothe- ism and about the European system...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 251–266.
Published: 01 June 2018
... in his introduction, which describes the tale of the revolution and, by implication, the account of it Miéville hopes to produce, as “an astonishing story . . . an epic, a concatenation of adventures, hopes, betrayals, unlikely coincidences, war and intrigue” ( o , 2)—and, as he takes care to point out...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 171–184.
Published: 01 December 2016
...- cades Project (Cambridge: mit Press, 1989), 18. 9. Consider, for instance, Barthes’s claim that photographs advene to the viewer: “without adventure, no photograph”—the dynamic of an ad- venture being a defi ning principle for the photograph, which later gets...