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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 223–234.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of Literature emily o’rourke A review of Jacques Rancière, Mute Speech, translated by James Swenson (New York: Columbia University Press, 2011). Cited in the text as MS. The American academy has received French theorist Jacques Ran- cière’s corpus piecemeal as his books and essays from...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 101–122.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Lionel Ruffel Copyright © 2014 Qui Parle 2014 The Public Spaces of Contemporary Literature lionel ruffel Translated by Matthew H. Evans Very few concepts are transparently transhistorical, or globally global in a transhistorical sense. None of those that I commonly use...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 179–204.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Hélène Merlin-Kajman Copyright © 2011 Qui Parle 2011 Can We Save What We Have Destroyed? Transmitting Literature hélène merlin-kajman Translated by Marta Figlerowicz “To save” (sauver): in recent years, this verb has become pervasive. We need to save our planet, animal species...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2023
... Presentation of Metaphysics: A Discussion of Hegel’s “Logic” ( Kritische Darstellung der Metaphysik: Eine Diskussion über Hegels “Logik” )—the latter of which has yet to be translated and received in the Anglophone literature on Hegel’s Logic —I attempt to refigure the conceptual function of totality...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 159–188.
Published: 01 December 2022
... it nominates as religious. By reexamining Said’s writings on religion, criticism, and the secular, as well as his early studies of modern literature, this essay contends that a secular criticism aware of its commitment to both concepts of the religious allows for a more nuanced and powerful account...
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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 (2020) 29 (1): 95–143.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Blanchot transforms the Hegelian thinking of experience by way of its passage through literature. Copyright © 2020 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2020 Maurice Blanchot Comte de Lautréamont G. W. F. Hegel metaphor experience Maurice Blanchot’s critical writings often focus on a few key authors...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 433–455.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of archaeological evidence, philosophy, art, and literature. Laqueur builds on Aristotle’s conception of friendship as he explores what types of friendships we humans have with dogs and how such relationships may benefit both species. Nehamas responds to Laqueur’s text and Aristotle on philia as he traces...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 367–386.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in an unfulfilled past and a home to which a community based on shared positions, not identity, can return. The argument is based on an exegetical approach to an ur-document in transnational post-Yugoslav literature, Ugrešić’s 1997 novel The Museum of Unconditional Surrender , as well as on a key distinction...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of art—by the American visual artists Allan Sekula and Ellen Gallagher, respectively—which we take to be exemplary of the affordances of art, literature, and other forms of cultural expression for accessing totality anew. The third part briefly surveys recent theoretical work that aims to put...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 243–261.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan A review of Cheah Pheng , What Is a World? On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature ( Durham : Duke University Press , 2016 ). Cited in the text as ww . Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 Divisions of Labor Between Cheah’s Worlds ragini...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 153–167.
Published: 01 June 2011
... erosion of support for our disciplines—especially language and literature—was still a few years off: in 2001, most English and comparative literature departments were still engaged in annual hiring. Who would have predicted back then how unabashedly administrators, especially at the big public...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of things that pre- vents a person from coming to terms with real conditions. In this sense, ideology is also the opposite of literature, of its imaginative freedom, of its sensory concreteness. But it is also true that, as Gao Xingjian observes, it was paradoxically a pedantic...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 87–115.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of the relationship between literature and the physical environment.”5 Nonetheless, it is possible to devise a usable narrative of that initiative’s evolution and present agendas, including reasonable guesses about likely future directions. From Inception until the Near-Now: The Two Waves...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 79–92.
Published: 01 June 2011
... preliminary remark: this ranking gives a lot of weight to the so-called hard sci- ences (since, as it’s worth remembering, Nobel Prizes for literature and the Nobel Peace Prize are not added into these calculations) and to the Anglo-Saxon domain. We’ll have to return to this point...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 213–214.
Published: 01 December 2004
... NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS DAVID COPENHAFER received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of California at Berkeley in the Spring of 2004. He is currently a Mellon postdoctoral fellow in the Music Department at the University of Pennsylvania. TODD CRONAN...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 279–281.
Published: 01 December 2012
... the Premio Clarín for her fi rst novel, Arte menor (2006). jordan greenwald is a doctoral candidate in comparative literature at the University of California, Berkeley. donna jones is a professor at the Berkeley English Department, where she teaches and studies...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 341–367.
Published: 01 December 2023
... market for sci-fi literature, forcing other writing traditions into a peripheral role, bears a resemblance to the argument Franco Moretti makes in “World-Systems, Evolutionary Theory, ‘Weltliteratur,’” where he describes the mechanisms of core literatures exerting influence onto the periphery: Books...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 June 2020
... foreknowledge of the text is paradoxically never fully achieved. 39. Derrida, Of Grammatology , 158 (hereafter cited as og ). 40. Derrida, Acts of Literature , 56 . 41. Derrida, Acts of Literature , 56–57 . References Adorno Theodor W. Aesthetic Theory , translated...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 203–204.
Published: 01 June 2000
... published in the fields of German and comparative litera- ture, in literature and the history of knowledge, in rhetorical theory and in history. He is the author of Affekt und Ausdruck (Tubingen: Niemeyer, 1990) and is co-editor of the book Geschichten der Physiognomik (Freiburg...