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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 June 2017
... would decide that his action “taught her a lesson” about how her desire to anchor a show was driven by her own “ego and pride.” Meanwhile, pictures and participant-observer accounts of the new EST seminars, Synanon “games,” sensitivity training, and encounter groups appeared as a sign...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 101–125.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Andrew Moisey Copyright © 2012 Qui Parle 2012 Considering the Desire to Mark Our Buried Nuclear Waste Into Eternity and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant andrew moisey I am now in this place where you should never come. We call it Onkalo. Onkalo means “hiding place.” In my...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 285–300.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Ruth Averbach Two recent academic studies by Keti Chukhrov and Bogdan Popa pose a similar question, examining the role of Cold War ideology in shaping Western critical theory’s perspectives on the “libidinal economy,” desire, gender, and sexuality. Both authors seek to critically reexamine...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 67–98.
Published: 01 June 2022
... of desire that blur the lines between agency and passivity. Deploying José Esteban Muñoz’s theory of disidentification, it shows how black and queer subjects disruptively locate themselves in the horror genre by drawing on their racial affinities with the genre. The first section proposes that the most...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 137–166.
Published: 01 June 2019
... two plays by Heinrich von Kleist—the comedy Amphitryon (1807) and the tragedy Penthesilea (1808)—the article argues that Amphitryon’s servant, Sosias, multiplies by way of stolons and that the Amazons in Penthesilea are grafted creatures with an ongoing desire to form new grafts. The analysis draws...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 December 2020
... an uncritical embrace of affect as a mode of world-forming within strains of Black critical theory—represented by turns to “the otherwise”—performs a sublimation of Black affect’s radical negativity, as encapsulated in the desire for the End of the World. Copyright © 2020 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2020...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 367–386.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in the ontologically inflected interpretations of Ugrešić’s work. Instead of valorizing exile as a desirable, paradigmatically human condition, this article shows Ugrešić breaking with exilic literary and theoretical conventions by advancing the possibility of a return to what she calls “retro-utopia”—a place glimpsed...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 189–210.
Published: 01 June 2019
... subjectivity. She speaks of this in the following autobiographical account: I realized, already well advanced into the writing of this book, and because a contingency of life made me revisit the conversations with the Imam, that the experience of trauma and loss, but also of desire, was now refracted for me...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 185–201.
Published: 01 June 2012
... two complementary angles that Lacan himself clearly distinguished when, upon being asked by Jacques-Alain Miller to clarify the distinction between the object of the drive, the object of fantasy, and the object of desire, he ob- served that there are several possibilities involving the function...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 45–74.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., according to which sexual appe- tite (Geschlechts-Neigung ) is an objectifying desire to “use” the other, aft er which the other- as- object is “thrown away, as one throws away a lemon aft er sucking the juice from it”— as Kant puts it in a rare, not to say symptomatic, moment...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 341–367.
Published: 01 December 2023
... Voice , Solaris , and “The Mask,” center on the desire of nonhuman agents to have their personhood recognized by their human interlocutors, foregrounding epistemological violence much more than a simple confusion of the tongues. In this aspect these narratives closely mirror Lem’s complaints about US...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 151–182.
Published: 01 December 2012
... the well-being of relatives” and “unfounded self-reproaches after the death of a loved person” as what they really are: symptoms. These phenome- na are inverted manifestations of the unconscious desire for death, which horrifi es the subject. The object has left us...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 309–342.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... There is no desire to slaughter these animals; rather, the female colonist cultivates their lives and incorporates them into a white and gendered domestic sphere. While highlighting the variety of ways that British colonists projected imperial ideologies onto the animals with whom they interacted, this moment...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 123–147.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the horizon of meaningful engagement? Or, to put it in another way, does she not forget to include herself, her own desire, in the observed phenomenon (of autistic subjects)? In an ironic reversal of her claim that the autistic subject is un- able to enact transference...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 355–430.
Published: 01 December 2018
... structure—it is this image that I seek to question or, more specifically, cast doubt on: the notion of a fallenness that is always awaited , which was more an image of desire than it ever was a political or historical truth. Simplifying greatly, it seems to me that the politics and concept of modern...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 275–286.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of erotic encounters with technology. Frus- trated adventures in iPhone cruising are featured alongside hours spent browsing amateur porn sites. Naked video- game bodies are parsed for their ability to “emote” real- world desires. Dating pro- fi le photos are shown to simultaneously...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2003
... is completely infused by the arousal of the image. To summarize the teaching of the stigmatization, the vision is not the glance at an external object, which could be perceived as such and understood as a medium; rather, it is the very transformation of body and soul, desire...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2015
... as “the art of reading well . . . without losing caution, patience, subtlety in the desire for understanding.”1 This very Jamesian proposition of desire sustained through patience and subtlety leads Nietzsche to the apothegm, “Philology as ephexis in interpreta- tion” (ac, 51). Ephexis, which has been...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 263–278.
Published: 01 June 2012
... pleasure. As intimated by his earlier quote, Zero’s attunement to his sexual desire is removed from larger discourses that demon- ize gay sexuality via an association with disease—even though he has died of complications related to AIDS, he still wants to have sex. Zero is sex positive in practice...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 143–182.
Published: 01 December 2003
... punctuating the sonorous scene of mass desire, Tom unexpectedly finds himself the receiver of divine grace and mercy, his own surprising and uncontainable emotion the very experiential proof of the intimate, earthly pres- ence of God. "Humagulgol ako. Inisip ko, kahit pa'no, dumating and Diyos...