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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and recount their life narrative. The first of these novels—Charles Gildon’s Golden Spy (1702)—gives voice to a bunch of coins. And the genre becomes self-reflexive when money starts to “coin words,” like the autobiographical protagonist of The Adventures of a Bank-Note (1770). Drawing on ancient sources...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 25–63.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... Through its refined composition and succinct prose, the book puts itself at the service of the approach that leads to bringing forth philosophical concepts, and it attunes the reader to the creative activity. Thus, like The Logic of Sense (1969) and A Thousand Plateaus (1980), it forms a masterwork...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 145–177.
Published: 01 June 2020
... focal point is Danish immigration policies as they evolved from the late 1960s until today. This development culminates in the emergence of the “restrictionist policy paradigm,” which associates immigrants with risks like economic burdens, high unemployment levels, crimes, undemocratic attitudes...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2015
... on notice, the will- to- possess” as the fi rst con- dition of “the desire for Neutral.”3 In Barthes’s terms, ephexis is a koan about the possibility of recognizing desire in the absence of the terrorisms of its will- to- possess. This essay philologically con- siders the word like as it bears...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 143–153.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., and got her in the house. When I went back out, I saw eyes looking at me like stars. I took a photo. It was a possum. But as soon as I saw it, it flopped on its side, teeth bared, eyes staring fixedly into the dark. I thought for a moment that it had died. But it was just playing dead, “playing possum...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... They don’t want much interpretation, they don’t propel you outdoors to check what they depict against reality; they just stand out, I think you might say, bright and distinct, in their nice, new, clean- cut self-evidence. Such minimally representational writing is most likely...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 137–156.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the driver looms as king, as sovereign, as tyrant."3 Toad is such a king/sover- eign/tyrant, just like the 1930s drivers featured in the present essay: Filiberto in Pietro Maria Bardi's La strada e it volante (The Roadway and the Steering Wheel), and Charles Bernard and Boris Ignatyevich K. in Ilya...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 89–114.
Published: 01 December 2015
... by making operational what you had to do to establish that two dis- tant clocks were coordinated. In physics, too, and inside the con- cepts of physics in their philosophical dimension, not just as read by philosophers but as read by physicists like Niels Bohr, Albert...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 159–161.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Simona Schneider From On Creatures, After Aelian’s simona schneider Mugaworter Eyes slit, tail matted with mud, overcautiously always in possession of a fake leg that looks like a stick, the mugaworter creeps in corners and relies on food from...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 127–150.
Published: 01 December 2012
...! What expressions in it! I read it every word—every word. And as to feeling sleepy! Not at all!” (674) Nothing like a reader who doesn’t feel sleepy at all to betray a novelist’s fear of overstaying his welcome—except, perhaps, the novelist’s fretting, like Dickens’s in his preface...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 177–204.
Published: 01 December 2004
...David Copenhafer INVISIBLE MUSIC (ELLISON)' David Copenhafer In music what is at stake is not meaning, but gestures. To the extent that music is language, it is, like nota- tion in music history, a language sedimented from...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 521–538.
Published: 01 December 2018
... : Verso , 2017 . Delany Samuel R. Nova . Garden City, NY : Doubleday , 1968 . Haraway Donna J. How Like a Leaf: An Interview with Thyrza Nichols Goodeve . New York : Routledge , 2000 . Haraway Donna J. Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium.FemaleMan © _Meets_OncoMouse™...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... As well, conversion raises rhetorical ques- tions upon which I would like briefl y to linger toward an explana- tion of my somehow implausible title, “Muslim Jews.” As its name indicates, along with the practice in its varied forms, conversion is a turn, a fi gure, and a trope...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 101–125.
Published: 01 December 2012
... civilization. If we succeed, Onkalo will most likely be the longest-lasting remains of our civilization. Michael Madsen, director and narrator of Into Eternity Perhaps it is reasonable for the Finns to worry that in tens of thou- sands of years, after no one left on earth speaks any...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 257–274.
Published: 01 June 2014
... that is cultivated in scenes like these rests precisely in “the way in which . . . transcendence and free decision- making power are undercut by . . . being delivered 258 qui parle 23:1 • review essays to the force of things, unable to master them” (gm, 131). In oth- er words, we are amused...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 101–125.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and death.3 Here we focus on what we call “zombie porn,” a heretofore largely neglected if also still emer- gent subgenre of a much larger zombie corpus. We should note at the outset that, like the fi lm we analyze here, our title defers the promise of its object: our theoretical money shots are less...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 55–120.
Published: 01 December 2010
... to scrutinize the reac- tions of the audience. When questions like the one in your let- ter are thrown out—“who on earth brought the world to this state that it is inwe are not at an age where we can dodge this arrow. I have taken to heart how diffi cult it is, even if I do...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 433–455.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Buffon, thought that the horse was the more likely candidate: “the most noble conquest of man,” a selfless and compliant friend who “gives himself without reserve” to his master in a great number of joint activities. 1 But even if it is the dog, it is not universally so: some people eat dogs...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., no.2 activities that have not been, and perhaps cannot be, collated into something like a movement or a program. To do so would risk, in Dupin’s terms, letting true “analysis” degrade into rote “calcula- tion,” a form of investigation that works by excluding eccentric...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 335–352.
Published: 01 December 2019
... covered with leaves and reaching up, up, are reflected in the depths, awaits the eye, the hand, the foot that shall then give all this a meaning” ( Kincaid, “At the Bottom of the River,” 46 ). Some people think of coral as the trees of the ocean, but they are not. Maybe like trees, coral form...