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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Jacques Rancière Abstract This essay uses constructions of avowed fiction from modern Western literature and criticism (Erich Auerbach, Virginia Woolf, William Faulkner) to question the sense of reality constructed by dominant social discourses that claim to be the mere expression of reality...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 207–220.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Hossein Ayazi A review of Lowe Lisa , The Intimacies of Four Continents ( Durham : Duke University Press , 2015 ). Cited in the text as ifc . Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 REVIEW ESSAYS Liberal Modernity and Its Fictions Lisa Lowe’s The Intimacies of Four Continents...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 June 2020
... sequentially followed will deliver a fair verdict, if not justice, Kafka’s reordering of space and time exposes a world in which the allegation becomes punishment and the expected release becomes the renewal of detention itself. The relation between fictional and legal sequence proves salient for understanding...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 59–83.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to what precisely the modern “invention of tradi- tion” recovers as the first work of fiction, Greek tragedy, we find that the Western self takes as its first self-representation, paradoxi- cally, the denial of the human ability to act: although tragic he- roes such as Agamemnon or Eteocles try...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 521–538.
Published: 01 December 2018
... can arise. What Robinson’s novel offers, then, in relation to the futures that Dawson foresees, is a speculative fiction of utopian world building that not only does not shy away from the looming threats of climate change but incorporates them into the very worlding of micro-utopias themselves...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 421–438.
Published: 01 December 2021
... flexibility of personification debate, Zeeman also emphasizes how this genre produces a fictional or “imaginative space” that aims to investigate terms, categories, and concepts rather than to seek solutions ( AD , 163). Her relatively brief remarks about the imaginative origins and functions...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 355–430.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that occurs neither within nor outside representation, the conclusion has to be that racism is both a system of representation and the capacity to form fictions that appear as the limit of the real. Up to this point, we have, very briefly, touched on what is meant as a certain naïveté of position...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Hermogenes of Tarsus, one century later. Quintilian defines prosôpopoiia as fictiones personarum —the making, fashioning, or feigning of a persona—and he gives the example, borrowed from Cicero, of “raising the dead” ( inferos excitare ); whereas for Hermogenes prosôpopoiia is when “we attribute a face...
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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 (2018) 27 (1): 251–266.
Published: 01 June 2018
... prominently, however, he is an established author of science fiction and speculative (or, as he puts it, “weird”) fiction: like October , his celebrated fictional oeuvre evinces a fascination with both left politics and urban settings, including Embassytown (2012), The City and the City (2009...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 December 2009
... or pastiche, without quotation marks or qualifica- tion: Rings, improbably, is a work of high modernism, however late. Sebald’s use of obsolescent forms in the context of his fiction re-authorizes them as forms, while conversely, their authority as forms authorizes his fiction. Sebald’s realism...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 227–231.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., 2002). S. Ansky, The Dybbuk and Other Writings by S. Ansky, ed. with an introduction by David G. Roskies, trans. Golda Werman (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002). Brian Attebery, Decoding Gender in Science Fiction (New York: Routledge, 2002). Marc Auge...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 233–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
... throughout Haraway’s coruscating, baffling, invigorating, and frustrating book is the multivalent abbreviation SF, which stands for, among other things, “science fiction, speculative fabulation, string figures, speculative feminism, science fact, so far” ( sw , 2). The most important of these is “string...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 283–288.
Published: 01 June 2012
...: Modernism, Colonialism, and the Fiction of Development. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. Fish, Menachem, and Yitzhak Benbaji. The View from Within: Norma- tivity and the Limits of Self-Criticism. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2011. Flaxman...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 69–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... that the Anglo- American novel lost its voice, an orally based aesthetic be- ing synonymous, as it had been for Flaubert, with all that pre- vented the novel from achieving aesthetic freedom. In his 1921 study of French and English fi ction, The Craft of Fiction, Percy Lubbock ratifi ed...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 December 2019
... goes farther than much existing scholarship in recognizing the scientific work of Indigenous actors. 8. Cañizares-Esguerra, Nature, Empire, and Nation ; Cañizares-Esguerra, “Iberian Colonial Science” ; Cagle, Assembling the Tropics . 9. Martínez, Genealogical Fictions . 10...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 203–215.
Published: 01 June 2020
... University Press , 1996 . Kappelhoff Hermann . Matrix der Gefühle: Das Kino, das Melodrama und das Theater der Empfindsamkeit . Berlin : Vorwerk , 2004 . Koschorke Albrecht . Fact and Fiction: Elements of a General Theory of Narrative , translated by Golb Joel . Berlin : de...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 333–334.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: Writing and Narrative in British Fiction (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009). Doris Y. Kadish and Françoise Massardier-Kenney, eds., Translating Slav- ery, vol. 1: Gender and Race in French Women’s Writing, 1783– 1823 (Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2009). Kevin...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., Foucault, Klossowski (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001). Akane Kawakami, A Self-Conscious Art: Patrick Mondiano's Postmodern Fictions (Liverpool, UK: Liverpool University Press, 2000). Julia Kristeva, The Sense and Non-Sense of Revolt, trans. Jeanine...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 197–198.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Affinity, and has pub- lished articles in journals such as Modern Fiction Studies, New Centennial Review, and Discourse. samuel weber is professor of comparative literature, German, and critical theory at Northwestern University and directs the university’s Paris Program...