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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., and Liberal Politics,” 672. tradition coherence methodology temporality In 2009 Qui Parle (17, no. 2) republished Talal Asad’s 1986 paper “The Idea of an Anthropology of Islam” in an effort to make more broadly available the particular arguments that developed his influential concept...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 1–75.
Published: 01 June 2019
... plurality of religions in some preexisting ontological difference. Once religion as such is understood as an object of influence, the temporality of the form, which is encountered within power—that is, the formations of particular sensibilities and dispositions within the coherence of a tradition...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of the black eunuch slave in medieval Persian history. The difficulty of the historicity of race produces and involves crises of origins that manifest in traumatic encounters with trans-Saharan and Indian Ocean slavery that explode the scalar coherence made possible by established narratives of racial...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 51–86.
Published: 01 June 2021
... to critique the correlation between the subject and the world, between the coherence of the subject as ground and the totality of things represented to it, he does so in order to open up the world as a phenomenological horizon. While the question shifts from a totalizable world picture to being-in-the-world...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 181–210.
Published: 01 June 2009
... coherence (commentaries are helpful here), until I open it onto a question with a shared grounding, one that speaks to me in my language and concerns me, has something to do with me—this is what I will use as place and link to draw up my vis vis. So I don’t oppose Chinese and European thought as two...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 19–49.
Published: 01 June 2021
... wants to think outside the “familiar duality of ideology and social structure” 27 —that is, externally structured forms of power 28 —in order to consider the coherence of a form of life. 29 For Asad, embedded concepts and emotions are not themselves a form of life (in much the same way...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2004
... to subsist, to construct the model of the Proustian anti-logos: the work of art made of assem- bled pieces, of non-communicating boxes and sides. In sum, it suf- ficed for Deleuze to render the Proustian work coherent, to render the modern work of art, the work of the age of aesthetics, coherent...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 171–176.
Published: 01 June 2001
... a series of juxtapositions; in- deed, Edwards goes to great lengths to argue for a continuity through which Lewis creates a coherent vision. In this, the study is almost too insistent on seamlessness: in his introduction, Edwards assures us that Modernism...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 535–552.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to the marked body while also turning their relationship into a question” ( rm , 9). The coherence of these individuals as racial subjects depends on their adherence to racial norms, and in turn these racial norms make actions that deviate from those norms suspect. Using the framework of performance...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 127–143.
Published: 01 June 2000
... For Blumenberg, inert mass as such is prior to the concept of experience as an an-aesthetic sphere of mere contact. Blumenberg situates the "possibility of the novel," which is his interest here, in the preceding reality concept of coherence. As the borderline value of this reality concept, inert...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 December 2009
... that no coherent anthropol- ogy of Islam can be founded on the notion of a determinate social blueprint, or on the idea of an integrated social totality in which 20 qui parle spring/summer 2009 vol.17, no.2 social structure and religious ideology interact. This does not mean...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 December 2011
... phenomena don’t add up to Nature. Then we turn to what ecologi- cal things are made of. How far “deep down things” does OOO go? I argue that OOO enjoins us to drop Matter just as we must drop Nature, and that this means that it can save the appearance of the most coherent...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 107–142.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of Existentialism which faithfully strives, within the parameters established by my source text, to produce a coherent, historically accurate account of language writing. The essay which results is emphatically not what "I" would have written if left to my own de- vices, hence the pseudonymous attribution...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2000
...." Nonetheless, as Rudiger Campe demonstrates in his article on prob- ability, Blumenberg's early focus on the problem of technology led him to an elucidation of human techne, not only as the manipulation of nature, but also as the creation of a coherent and comprehensible world...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 143–158.
Published: 01 June 2022
... here that a sentient being that is both atomically coherent and ontologically emptied already exists within our known universe. And I am proposing that alien abduction narratives cohere only because of the constitutive, psychosocial disorientation of Black nonbeing. The ontology of alien abduction...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of cinematic lives given meaning through adventure and coherent narrative (in which heroes make their lives free precisely by breaking the rules), and with strident or plaintive songs of rebellion or love. Art appears to stand outside this realm of instrumentality, bureaucratized life...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 December 2020
... as an agent in or by-product of the transfer of affect, or positioning affect as that which makes the World possible, affect theory, as a discursive formation, struggles to sustain coherence. This essay interrogates the presumption of “the World” within affect theory, as well as the corollary terms...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 December 2003
... in black scholarship, people consciously or unconsciously peel away from the strength and the terror of their evidence in order to propose some kind of coherent, hopeful solution to things. Your book, in moving through these scenes of subjection as they take place in slavery, refuses to do...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 245–266.
Published: 01 June 2023
... hope to show is that contemporary art’s preoccupation with abstraction as a function of social relations that appear fragmented and atomized, but which are in fact determined by an intangible coherence, is a symptom of totality itself, as it generates a scrambled etiology. In the blind field produced...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 179–206.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to mind the human: here one fi nds a term that exists, that coherently functions—in fact, is inevitably “universal”— through and as its divi- Barber: World-Making and Grammatical Impasse 185 sions, through and as the unending qualifi cations that hierarchically divide one...