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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 337–366.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of this technical supplement that functions as the prosthetic by which man overcomes a hereditary deficiency, his original psychosis in Zola’s account, and is also the means by which he allegorizes history as progress. But this supplement must also disappear from view, or operate as a vanishing mediator. Because...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 279–299.
Published: 01 June 2011
...; in the attempt to understand the immediate political, economic, and social forces in play in the milieu in which I live and work; and in attempts to explore the possibilities and imperatives of aesthetic creative practice. I hope, in what follows, to evoke a notion of allegorical activ- ism...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 421–438.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., these five allegorical modes “rub up against each other” and “make meaning out of their dissonant perspectives” ( AD , 381, 374). The gaps and fissures that emerge point to those spiritual processes that cannot be articulated in language, especially the mysterious workings of grace. Zeeman’s concluding...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2004
... pictorial aesthetics, serves to show and to allegorize the moment of metamorphosis, to show art in the midst of making itself — hysterically — in its combat with the figurative givens. For Deleuze, the work of art is first and foremost allegory of the work of art. It presents its telos, its...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 177–201.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., yet its self-reflexive and allegorical aspects produced a monotonous demonstration of "aporia" or "undecidability." What- ever philosophical import adhered to Derrida's original contribu- Qui Parle Vol. 12, No. 1 Spring/Summer 2000 178 REVIEW ESSAY tions was lost...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 81–83.
Published: 01 June 2004
... in the Theory of the Novel, and Walter Benjamin in his distinction between symbolic and allegorical forms of artistic practice and interpretation in The Origin of German Tragic-Drama. If we follow this trajectory we will arrive, in one of its later revisions, at Hork- heimer's...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 105–116.
Published: 01 December 2004
... to excessive and unwitting discursive effects are also failures constitutive of our experience as speakers. Thus moral conscience allegorizes the sus- ceptibility of our own speech acts to actualizing the unexpected; to accomplishing more than, less than, or something other...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 263–278.
Published: 01 June 2012
... capable of seeing him is Burton. Visibility and vision are allegorized in Zero Patience to thematize processes of historicization and meaning- making, specifi cally as they relate to how people understand and embody discourses about HIV/AIDS. Zero is a ghost throughout the fi lm, his spectral...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 75–108.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of the mirror, deployed it: for allegorical doubling or refl exive self-considering, what might introduce the presence of the painter to stress the fi ctional dimension of the scene, or, if canted, might refl ect a fi gure whose back is to the viewer to off er more in- formation or show...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 101–125.
Published: 01 December 2013
... allegorizes (among other things) humanity and its an- tithesis, a systemwide, but not to be celebrated, disruption (“zm,” 94– 95). In this way, they distinguish their own intellectual project from that of other notable posthuman theorists, Deleuze and Guat- tari; unlike them, Lauro and Embry...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 85–101.
Published: 01 December 2009
...” of the yes “lets itself be haunted by an intrinsic threat” (UG, 89). The talking board’s division of the double yes into two languages other than English, moreover, allegorizes a certain untranslatability of the other’s yes, as if the ja of the other can never be reduced to my oui...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 June 2010
... by deploying several allegorical fi gures, among which one fi nds the ancient “libido.” Following Adorno’s famous statement that in psychoanalysis, nothing is true except the exaggerations, Lacan plays on these allegories in a self-conscious and literary manner, much as a poet would...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 69–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... fi nds in such fi gures as Samuel Beckett. If for Cavarero the resonant event in literature is often an allegorical one, pointing back to ethical ways of hear- ing in the world, Conrad represents an attempt to conceive of the space of literature as itself resonant...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 December 2009
... spring/summer 2009 vol.17, no.2 one historical event the allegorical telling of another. Metonymy, one might argue, is the trope proper to realism since it can only succeed through the assertion of its concrete rightness; and if al- legory is not quite the right description...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 June 2011
... with a political meaning.” Consequently, “there is no such thing as the merely disruptive.” Hejinian’s “Wild Captioning” is as generically volatile as its title suggests. Like the very concept of “allegorical activism” that she proposes, the essay’s spry but graceful movements from theory...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 123–158.
Published: 01 June 2003
... enterprise. One of the most fascinating moments in the book is Fried's description of an allegorical unraveling of the contradictions between a bodily and an ocular orientation in Menzel's much admired Balcony Room (1845; figure 1). The conflict, as he sees it, 128 REVIEW ESSAY...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 355–430.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the allegorical, albeit meaningless, figure of this X. To illustrate why this is so, let me now turn to the story of Michael de Freitas, otherwise known as Michael Abdul Malik or Michael X—a man whom Hall knew, who was seen during the 1960s as a radical black leader in England, and who was hanged in Trinidad...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 309–325.
Published: 01 December 2011
... on the living present.5 “I can still see myself playing dominoes with my grandfather,” says Weyiouanna while contemplating the disjointed, collapsing struc- ture of the house (CR, 45). David’s photograph allegorizes a claim for what activists across the world have called in recent years “climate...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 521–538.
Published: 01 December 2018
... relationship to past and future. 25 1. Dawson, Extreme Cities , 23–24 . 2. Explored with grace and nuance in Butler’s three-part Xenogenesis series, a work that allegorizes and speculates on new futures for the problematics inherent in the intersection of racial and genetic discourse...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 73–97.
Published: 01 June 2003
... kind of watching and monitoring, in this case the so-called liberation of Baghdad as it was allegorized in the toppled and subsequently dis- figured monument of the despot. We might ask, then, what it is in the televisual medium that makes this tension between, on the one hand, what...