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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 67–98.
Published: 01 June 2022
... enthusiastic alternatives to Baldwin, the latter half of this article examines idiosyncratic attachments to the film that are routed through the demonic. By disidentifying with the possessed child, the narrators of Larry Duplechan’s Eight Days a Week (1985) and Blackbird (1986), James Earl Hardy’s B-Boy Blues...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 153–180.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Jacques Lezra Copyright © 2010 Qui Parle 2010 The Pleasures of Infanticide jacques lezra What is this, That rises like the issue of a King, And wears upon his baby-brow the round And top of sovereignty? Macbeth, 4.1.85–88 A child is being beaten. I overhear...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 June 2022
...’ skills to the creation of a child, though brief, exemplifies what Geri Augusto describes as a “recombination or cumulative synthesis” where existing processes and technologies “recombine” in innovative ways. 62 The innovations and transformations through which artisans and people across the African...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 203–234.
Published: 01 June 2012
... the relaxed investigation of these conditions can lead us back to the understanding that they are ours. Fig. 1. The child and his double with fl oor refl ection. Photograph by Michal Shani. Fig. 2. The chorus doubled by abacus masks. Photograph by Michal Shani. Fig. 3. Shadow-play. Photograph...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 149–169.
Published: 01 December 2009
... is a scene of play. Whether as philosophers or psychoanalysts, when we think of play we usually start with the image of a child playing. The child plays with something. That is my topic, play and the thing. Or rather play, the thing, and time. I take this topic from Heraclitus, from...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 June 2009
... is the stigmatization of the agency of the vast majority of women who choose to have abortions— their choice becomes a disorder of will and desire. Ironically, too, we become more comfortable with abortion stories in which the pregnant woman is herself more like a child than an adult—a help...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 13–28.
Published: 01 June 2001
... its founding. The familial metaphor, for example, appears to serve none of these pur- poses, but functions instead as the site of dissonance and disrup- tion. Here, adults are subordinated to a child, the genealogical line seems to loop back on itself, and the gendered...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 491–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
... when a backward glance is taken. Hyperpresent and enduring, Jordan dedicates her memoir, Soldier , to her father but constructs the text as a way to visualize Mildred Jordan’s “burning” desire to be present in the spirit of the child warrior that she tried to make into a young woman. Though her home...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 169–177.
Published: 01 December 2013
...- page In the Realms of the Unreal, an illustrated fantasy of literally epic proportions (the unabridged title tells it all: The Story of the Viv- ian Girls, in What is Known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinian War Storm Caused by the Child Slave Rebel- lion), is a work...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 215–227.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to cultural documents to identify the uto- pian impulses of the past that are still present in some form. In commentary 12, “The Ancient Naval Hero as Metaphor of the Enlightenment; German Brooding Counterimages; ‘Obstinacy Negt and Kluge relate the folktale of the obstinate child, from...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 55–120.
Published: 01 December 2010
... no longer have a child, the individual and history, the tensions between social groups, classes, and generations, the English-centered publishing in- dustry and systems of knowledge production, bilingualism and translation as forms of betrayal, feminism and postmodern...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 127–150.
Published: 01 December 2012
... to him, the poster child for resent- ment is, precisely, the child: the servant’s victim, or occasionally even the servant’s friend, but someone much more lovable than the servant—as lovable, in fact, as little me, with all my delectable in- nocence, plus the eloquent moral indignation...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 373–385.
Published: 01 December 2022
... topic has not felt his touch? Nancy has visited nearly every field imaginable, and glided from the rigors of fundamental ontology to the most common passing encounter of a gaze: “A dog gazes at me, a child, a tree, a rock, a work. In order to gain access to this verification, I have to turn myself...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 291–320.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of his and of the book’s physiognomy. But the other aspect of a collector’s as well as of a book’s physiognomy is the face of a child, a scene of rebirth, for the collector also begins to read, to interpret the fate (now fulfilled) of the book he acquires. In a most exaggerated passage of “Unpacking My...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 337–366.
Published: 01 December 2021
... as an “original psychosis”—that has caused the degeneration of much of the Rougon family. This is accomplished in two ways: first, by an experimental serum Pascal has developed as part of his research, and second, by a child he fathers with Clotilde (no small feat as we are given to understand, in part through...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2003
... to appreciate the dance of the twisted feet and the beauty of the child's life itself. The child's pained feet that Shibusawa views — within Hijikata's imag- inative retelling — resemble the apocryphal feet of the child Hiji- kata, abandoned in the fields, crying out without being...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... Elena Zakharova (Natalya Ralleva), a middle-aged pediatrician who has already raised one child successfully on her own. On the way back from the court Klava reveals that she is pregnant. Yet, the fi lm, in many ways, is not about this. The basic story line is interrupted by sequences of barking...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2013
...). In short, the riveting character of literature lies in its close rela- tion to a child’s fi rst language- learning efforts, to early encounters with printed matter, and to writing’s own childhood phase when, in schoolroom manuals and picture books, it is still linked to im- ages...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 69–99.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., between capturing the viewer’s attention and wearying the viewer, and between romanticism and modernism. What, to begin with, is stereoscopy? Think back to the View- Master you may have known as a child, the sturdy plastic box into 74 qui parle spring/summer 2014 vol. 22, no. 2 which...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 June 2017
... others. Their visual archive instantiates the fact that creating and maintaining their right to live and to love as a family was an effortful refusal of racialized negation. Fig. 10. Manga Ngando with Hertha Pilisch and their newborn child. Photograph courtesy of Sammlung Dr. Peter Martin, Hamburg...