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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 391–404.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and increasingly interdisciplinary conceptual intervention—indicts humanist scholars’ failure to account for the brutal imaginations that persist into the twenty-first century. 2 This assertion of scholars David Marriott, Jared Sexton, Frank B. Wilderson III, and others—that social death is a defining...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 69–99.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Arden Reed Copyright © 2014 Qui Parle 2014 New Sites for Slowness Speed and Nineteenth- Century Stereoscopy arden reed Velocity and Images Somebody once asked Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha, “How can you tell good art from bad?” He answered, “With a bad work you immediately say...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 171–195.
Published: 01 December 2005
...David Bates Copyright © 2005 Qui Parle 2005 ON REVOLUTIONS IN THE NUCLEAR AGE: THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY AND THE POSTWAR GLOBAL IMAGINATION David Bates Contemporaries are in a peculiarly difficult position to assess the nature...
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Published: 01 December 2019
Fig. 2. Illustration from a thirteenth-century manuscript of Maqamat al-Hariri. Fig. 2. Illustration from a thirteenth-century manuscript of Maqamat al-Hariri. More
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Jan Mieszkowski Abstract Tracing a trajectory of literary and philosophical texts from the ancient atomists to the late twentieth century, this essay explores the surprisingly consistent role that dust has played in the conceptualization of language. In Lucretius, Sophocles, and the New Testament...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Christopher Fynsk This essay addresses Jacques Rancière’s attempt to critique notions of resistance invoked by Jean-François Lyotard and Gilles Deleuze. It focuses in particular on Rancière’s efforts to contain Deleuze within a shallow account of the aesthetic tradition of the past two centuries...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 June 2018
...–32) erases the entangled biopolitical histories of medieval Ashkenazi Jews and their Christian sovereigns. What happens if we read the distinctive animal-headed Jews peopling medieval Ashkenazi manuscripts of Bibles and Haggadot dated to the thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2018
... , that is, prosopon pros prosopon . Prosopon , the Greek word for mask, gave rise to the rhetorical figure of prosopopoeia ( prosopon poiein : to confer a mask or a face). A striking occurrence of prosopopoeia is found in the eighteenth-century British genre called “it-narrative,” in which inanimate things speak...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 205–208.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Copyright © 2000 Qui Parle 2000 BOOKS RECEIVED Bruce Ackerman, The Stakeholder Society (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000). Alan L. Ackerman Jr., The Portable Theater: American Literature and the Nineteenth-Century Stage (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Fig. 2. Illustration from a thirteenth-century manuscript of Maqamat al-Hariri. Fig. 2. Illustration from a thirteenth-century manuscript of Maqamat al-Hariri. ...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 221–232.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to the ailment of melancholia, which was already a hid- den force in sixteenth- century thought.3 Just as mystic writing itself surfaces in a period of grieving— “the memory of past abundance survived in  .  .  . conditions of impoverishment”— de Certeau conceives of his history...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 207–218.
Published: 01 June 2011
...V. Kaladharan Copyright © 2011 Qui Parle 2011 From Meditative Learning to Impersonal Pedagogy Refl ections on the Transformation of an Indian Gurukula v. kaladharan For centuries, highly evolved Indian art forms like kathakali dance- theater and kutiyattam theater were fostered...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 163–175.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jesse Cordes Selbin A review of Greiner Rae , Sympathetic Realism in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2012 ). Cited in the text as sr . Copyright © 2014 Qui Parle 2014 REVIEW ESSAYS Sympathetic Distance and Victorian Form...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 June 2010
... “on the historical threshold of late nineteenth-century aesthetics and subsequent Boasian anthropol- ogy” so as to complicate our view of the representation of differ- ence in his work (TE, 37). Or to confuse it—in 1917, the year after Eakins’s death, Al- fred L. Kroeber (who...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 December 2003
... wrote Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America. And I want to say a little bit about how meaningful the book is to me as a black grad- uate student — a so-called aspiring academic — and as someone caught in the machine but not of it. Because...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 233–242.
Published: 01 December 2016
... abstractly, as simply “the essence of poetry, a poem at its most poetic”—is a category that arose only in the late eighteenth century.1 As the nineteenth century progressed, they argue, a complex of changes in the nature of poetic production, consumption, and criticism led to the gradual “lyriciza...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of knowledge production. In this review we focus on Pablo F. Gómez’s Experiential Caribbean , a historical account of experience-based healing and ritual practices in the Caribbean during the long seventeenth century (ca. 1580–1720). The book locates the epistemologies of Indigenous and Afro-descendant...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 1–75.
Published: 01 June 2019
... that transpired in the wake of the politics of the “encounter” between Buddhists and Christian missionaries in Sri Lanka in the latter half of the nineteenth century. 10 In noting the “origins” of the movement, he and Richard Gombrich wrote, “the most important event in Christian-Buddhist encounter proved...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 June 2006
... "Thinking at the Limit: The Logic of Liberal Reform and Radical Politics in Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Britain." MIKKEL BORCH-JACOBSEN is a philosopher and professor in the Departments of French and Comparative Literature at the Uni- versity of Washington. He is the author of several...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 207–220.
Published: 01 December 2016
... laborers within the Americas during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. By way of these emergent “intimacies of four continents,” Lowe moves against and through the Eurocentric accounts of modern liberalism’s origins—including those that pinpoint its origins...