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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 215–216.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., includes the following telegram. It is characteristic of the modernist style for which her work is known: monsieur hamada congratulations on winning prize stop open tired old second floor window and breathe in lungfuls grass colored air stop propose toast in my heart to spring stop overworked stove...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 209–210.
Published: 01 June 2021
... increasing wildfires and unbreathable air, and the brutal policing of Black American life. The short meditations in this dossier, from academics in various fields as well as creative writers, are responses to our current moment’s heightened awareness of the complexities of one of the most fundamental...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 513–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... that evaporates from the juice of vegetable skins enriched with the fat of melting meat. Multicolored vomit. Week by week, it gets imperceptibly worse. At one hundred degrees Fahrenheit, there’s an amniotic pause. In the bath of the air, one can no longer feel one’s limits. The truce doesn’t last long...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 121–155.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of those hard-to-pin-down but influential aspects of our environments that exist ubiquitously but often go unnoticed. This entails a mode of theorizing that aims less at defining or stabilizing a concept than at sensitizing us to it. The up-in-the-air quality, as it were, of such theorizing will no doubt...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2013
... side of the split running down the middle of the two- fold layout before you have an air of symmetry with those arrayed on the other side. It’s a little as though the two like surfaces refl ected each other, or as if the groove between them were a mirror. The two panels...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 211–213.
Published: 01 June 2021
... Valley, where microprocessors are born, filter and recirculate air to mitigate dust’s impact on chips. Yet the humans who work in those rooms, disproportionately women and ethnic minorities, suffer higher rates of cancer, aneurysms, and birth defects due to their proximity to toxic gas. 2 Of course...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of those who hold the power of organizing our fears. This is also to lift up one’s de- sire. To take it— and with it one’s expansive joy— in order to throw it in the air, in such a way that it disperses through the space that we breathe, the space of others, the space of the public...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 219–221.
Published: 01 June 2021
... books he had acquired in the People’s Republic of China during a medical botany research trip. Nothing was upturned, my dad recalled. The air was only made strange by the presence of unknown parties. Decades later the strange air loomed again. He couldn’t breathe indoors—his apartment felt too...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 253–257.
Published: 01 December 2011
... that they were intermediate creatures not between gods (just and demonic) and man but among the women and men he saw daily and all the insects and bats and birds of the air, fi shes and mammals of the sea, the hopping...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 107–149.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... Assembled by Homer Dudley at AT&T’s Bell Laboratories in the 1920s, this machine promised to remake speech, to make communication through wire or air more effi cient by compressing, coding, and ultimately re-synthesizing the voice. While electronic musicians have in turn remade and re- mixed...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 69–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... a sinister resonance, a tonality of its own, a continued vibration that, I hoped, would hang in the air and dwell on the ear long after the last note had been struck” (Y, xi). This description of Marlow represents one of the most provoca- tive yet ignored theories of modernist narrativity. It elides...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 27–35.
Published: 01 June 2022
... hallaron sola junto al mar    y echada    a expensas de las aguas,    a expensas de las algas    y de los peces que arribaban    acechándola.    Impenetrable.    Sacudida por el aire    que sube y baja de su cuerpo     como a un junco contoneándola,    sin que ella lo sienta,    sin que...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of radical rebellion, Jesus Christ appeared to me clearly in the air, I saw his taille, his face, his clothes, his manteau was red, and his face was so full of wrath that there was no force capable of holding it. . . . This gave me so much fright that I wondered why I did not die. Then I...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., “Linguistics and Poetics,” 373 . This line of argument has been developed by Agamben, End of the Poem , 109–15 ; and Blasing, Lyric Poetry , 27–31 . 10. Brooks, “Heresy of Paraphrase,” 205–6, 211 . 9. On the complexities of the term communication , see Peters, Speaking into the Air , 1–31...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2003
... the presence of Takiguchi himself, are in the air" in postwar Japan and are implicit in the work of many later artists, including butoh dancers.12 Citing Takiguchi's 1931 critical/poetic essay "Shi to jitsuzai" [Poetry and Actuality], Hijikata comments on his idea of the poetic act, a conception which...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 335–352.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and universal, could this not apply to anything else? What if I don’t want to recuperate the human and don’t believe that humans have a unique ability to write? What if we could be connected enough to our environment to stop polluting the air we breathe, to stop heating up the ocean from which we came...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 June 2019
... to the inertness of the present rather than the foundation of a future. More a side effect than an effect, much less a cause, dust is always in the air but never “in the air.” There is always dust on the ground, but dust is never the ground of anything. To be sure, there are contexts in which dust may play...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 117–120.
Published: 01 December 2011
... switches and grappling in the air snapping the bill white on dark outers yellow as yellow fl owers held in place with fi ne grasses, soft inner bark, plant-down & animal hair wrapped in spider’s web an open cup woven of leaf skeleton coats wing droops accent the cheek patches gold...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 119–157.
Published: 01 June 2021
.... . “ The Systems Research Laboratory’s Air Defense Experiments .” Management Science 5 , no. 3 ( 1959 ): 250 – 69 . Cheney-Lippold John . “ A New Algorithmic Identity: Soft Biopolitics and the Modulation of Control .” Theory, Culture and Society 28 , no. 6 ( 2011 ): 164 – 81 . Chun...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 159–161.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of adapting to being seized and still keep hands or legs, neither sacrifi cing them like a starfi sh, nor allowing them to be controlled. Progress is made when the parashute arrives in the pancake position and fi lls its lungs with air in order to subsequently position itself above the world. The action...