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Qui Parle (1 December 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 (1 December 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 (1 December 2009) 17 (2): 59–83.
Published: 01 December 2009
... emancipatory forces. Yet if we look back 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...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2010) 18 (2): 333–334.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Jackson, Technology of the Novel: 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...
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Qui Parle (1 December 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. In a...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2001) 13 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 June 2001
...: Bataille, Blanchot, Deleuze, 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...
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Qui Parle (1 December 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...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2003) 13 (2): 227–231.
Published: 01 December 2003
...: University of California Press, 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...
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Qui Parle (1 June 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 (1 December 2018) 27 (2): 355–430.
Published: 01 December 2018
... autobiographical “I” refers not to some neutral, referential figure but to an identity produced, and so is more akin to a fiction than any veridical reality; but fiction here is also understood, in its own turn, as more referentially truthful than autobiography because it “reveals the writer totally.” 24...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2012) 20 (2): 279–281.
Published: 01 December 2012
...). The second is race, cultural studies, and visuality. Abel’s essays have appeared, among others, in Representations and Critical Inquiry. Her books include Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow (2010) and Virginia Woolf and the Fictions of Psychoanalysis (1989). cara benedetto is...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2000) 12 (1): 205–208.
Published: 01 June 2000
... University Press, 1999). Tariq Ali, The Book of Saladin: A Novel (New York: Verso, 2000). Idelber Avelar, The Untimely Present: Postdictatorial Latin Ameri- can Fiction and the Task of Mourning (Durham: Duke Univer- sity Press, 2000). Omer Bartov, ed., The Holocaust: Origins...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2003) 13 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... He is the recipient of several literary awards including The Maya Angelou Award for Best Fiction Portraying the Black Experience in America and The Loft/McKnight Award for Best Prose in the State of Minnesota. His publications have appeared in Social Justice, Social...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2018) 27 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2018
... ( progymnasmata ) for the training of orators written by rhetoricians like 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...
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Qui Parle (1 December 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 (1 June 2018) 27 (1): 233–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
... capitalism, and the cross-generational, population-control science fiction fable that makes up the last chapter (“The Camille Stories: Children of Compost”). Broaching the issue of capitalism briefly, I would say that Haraway’s wariness of universalism in favor of local situatedness makes her avoid...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2018) 27 (1): 251–266.
Published: 01 June 2018
... author of a dissertation on Marxism and international law. 2 Much more 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...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2009) 17 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., these forms are employed without irony 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...
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Qui Parle (1 December 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...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2017) 26 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 June 2017
... minimalist compositions of John Cage or Steve Reich or Terry Riley. It could be, as Richard Dooney asserts in his 1993 study of the postmodern fictions of Acker, Barthelme, and DeLillo, that repetition signals a “ radical break from a dominant culture ”; that “defining oneself against a system inevitably...