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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 355–430.
Published: 01 December 2018
... identification, but to an extent failing to clarify the terms of the debate as to why representation for Fanon remains a minor and inexact term—a question to which I now turn. 23. Malcolm X, Autobiography , 175 . 24. These inversions remind me of de Man’s point that “autobiography veils a...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 221–225.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Hellenism, Modernity (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000). Christopher Fynsk, Infant Figures: The Death of the Infans and Other Scenes of Origin (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001). Leigh Gilmore, The Limits of Autobiography: Trauma and Testi...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., Comparative Literature, and Integrated Liberal Studies. He is the author of Walter Benjamin and the Corpus of Autobiography (Wayne State University Press, 2002) and the editor of Benjamin's Ghosts: Interventions in Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory (Stanford...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 157–163.
Published: 01 June 2001
... recommend students who want to go into oral history to subject themselves to the experience of being interviewed. I was interviewed on my life story and I also wrote Autobiography of a Generation, which can be understood as a long interview. It is es- Qui Parte Vol. 13, No. 1 Fall/Winter 2001...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 177–204.
Published: 01 December 2004
... prosopopeia which de Man in "Autobiography as De-facement" describes as: the fiction of an apostrophe to an absent, deceased, or voiceless entity, which posits the possibility of the latter's reply and confers upon it the power of speech. Voice...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 207–220.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Equiano’s autobiography as the quintessential story of “progress.” By way of Equiano’s self- purchase, the slavery of the past is seemingly overcome and replaced by mod- 212 qui parle fall/winter 2016 vol. 25, nos. 1–2 ern freedom—a tenuous achievement considering the threat of forc...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2018
... embodied. Use thy diligence to send me forth into the world in a creditable shape; and prosperity assuredly awaits thee!” The autobiography we are left with, then, is the sovereign’s own account of how “money can talk” ( a , 9): “Every man’s individual experience will have furnished him with abundant and...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 391–404.
Published: 01 December 2019
... affair with the British socialite Olivia Wyndham—and Gladys Bentley, the opulently masculine lesbian musician cast in Hartman’s speculative “Film Never Cast by Oscar Micheaux,” Mistah Beauty, the Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Woman . Hartman’s narration of these audacious experiments mimes the acts...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 117–143.
Published: 01 June 2006
... is thematized these days. It is the subject of yet another best-selling Muslim woman's autobiography of her first-hand encounter with this "barbaric prac- tice." Norma Khouri's book Forbidden Love: A Harrowing True Story of Love and Revenge in Jordan...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 December 2014
... this sense the fi rst face of global Anglicanism, who better than Archbishop Tay to represent its latest? For Tay, too, the story of the West is one of spiritual decline, a drugged sleep verging on death. As he wrote in his 2009 autobiography, “The pathetic spiritual state of the...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 57–102.
Published: 01 June 2001
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 31–56.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Molly McGarry Copyright © 2014 Qui Parle 2014 Base, Vile, and Depraved Blasphemy and Other Moral Genealogies molly mcgarry When British citizen Sebastian Horsley set off from London to pro- mote his new book, Dandy in the Underworld: An Unauthorized Autobiography, and landed at...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 491–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
... , Robert Stepto explicates the phenomenon he terms a “discourse of distrust” permeating African American autobiographical writing. “This distrust is not merely a subject or theme of certain autobiographies,” he writes. “In short, a study of distrust in Afro-American writing can (and should) lead to new...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 147–168.
Published: 01 June 2004
... draws on virtually the entire history of Western philosophy and major elements of Indian thought, found expression in poetry, plays, essays, a novel (a best seller), and an autobiography. The power and scope of Santayana's philosophy and his gifts as a writer are...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and literature, translating one into the other. The autobiography of a subject who never existed nonetheless consti- tutes a compelling testimony. It passes, as it were, as a document.14 But translation operates further and at a wider range of levels here. It may begin—or end—with the fact that...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 95–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 69–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... now functions as the “inconceivable tenuity” of all things, that which physically binds reader and writer. Toward the end of the novel, Conrad allegorizes his own act of writing to “us,” an autobiography as defacement in acoustical dispersion: as the privi- leged man opens the...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 19–60.
Published: 01 June 2017
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 157–197.
Published: 01 June 2018
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 17–54.
Published: 01 June 2000
... know the least how to express, what it is they do. Autobiographies of great inventors — in contrast to the refined self- interpretations of modern artists — are often at a touching loss for words for the phenomenon that they would like to explain. Just one example: Orville Wright gave the...