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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 179–200.
Published: 01 December 2001
... eternity and historical time — as an "interminable" dialectical relationship. It is through this understanding of temporality that Chris- tianity emerges as the means or mode of the universal revolutionary break with the Law. Eternity — the Real, Capital, trauma — is, in izek's words, the name...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Barrett Watten THE POETICS OF NEW MEANING Barrett Watten We are the new born, but there are no flowers. — Charles Olson, "La Preface" the day — is the mind collapsing on its surface, its...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2021
... on behalf of technics.” This interview asks about the meaning and consequences of this hypothesis but steers away from the all-too-easy poiesis-as-panacea solution to the computational quagmire. Instead, this interview descends into the computational medium, into the specificity of its logic, asking what...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 355–430.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to be an abiding preoccupation of Hall’s work. In particular, because blackness (or its notion) is never innocent, this essay explores the consequences of a certain undecidability that attends any encounter between representation and difference. And it is this X—its shaping of black meaning and life—that alerts us...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 321–354.
Published: 01 December 2018
... approach. Ṣadrā’s work allows us to rethink the boundary between philosophy and theology, and the essay proposes means to de-transcendentalize religious philosophy, if necessary. Copyright © 2018 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2018 univocity Ṣadr al-Dīn Muhammad al-Shīrāzī Gilles Deleuze Gottfried...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 June 2019
... comes perilously close to demonstrating that all verse unfolds under the aegis of the word dust . The essay closes by suggesting that Jorie Graham’s poetry offers a new perspective on what it would mean to read the surface of a text, particularly when that text is dusty. 1. Holy Bible , Genesis 2...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 285–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
... at coming to tolerate the disagreeing community of the autoimmune body as it challenges normalized notions of what self and other, immunity and community, ease and disease mean. Inhabiting a body whose immunological functions required suppression complicates the basis of the science of immunology...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 263–278.
Published: 01 June 2012
... it to enjoy a promiscuous, inclusive, and contradictory affi nity for apparent opposites. Zero Patience adopts the musical’s oscillation between narrative and number—two necessary components of the genre that are also largely at odds in their disposition to mean- ing and affect—to structure its...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 99–121.
Published: 01 June 2003
... strains of Jewish philosophy that believe that the way to handle conflict is through protracted interpretation. 1.5. — Why would you say that Judaism is based on revenge? And what does it mean to handle conflict through interpretation? J.B. —The prejudicial notion...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 157–181.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., it loses its meaning and, concomitantly, its body; it becomes a lifeless thing-corpse. Thoreau compares matter that remains visible in the place of what used to be a meaningful thing to a “slough,” suggesting that what does not cir- 166 qui parle 23:1 • articles culate through a tribal...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 105–126.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., or masquerade. The authenticity of the very question, what the world might actually be, or, what it might actually be, its proper meaning, which then could be answered by the translated expressions of metaphors, is itself recognized through a paradigm of quotations.8 There is actually...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 239–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
... (and not in an egotisti- cal one)—so that the execution succeeds. These conditions make possible—they en-able— success, and thus knowledge and morality. The concept of possibility here has not only a logical sense but also a practical one: to show the possibility of success means to discover those potentials...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 June 2008
... types of historical discourses. Both of them are concerned with understanding the ontological meaning of the irruption of Being into existence without appealing to an actual, visible manifestation of Being in the presence of the present. What remains of Being, of its...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2012
... asked yourself what this could really mean, these “mothers / Daughters of their daughters.” You’re going to do just that right now, you’re going to ask yourself that question now. Now? Yes, now, which is to say, afterwards. Following in his footsteps, after him, “he” being Lévi...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the distinction between the self-contained body and what surrounds it. 34. Smith, Felt Meanings of the World . 35. Smith, Felt Meanings of the World , 36 . 36. Smith, Felt Meanings of the World , 18 . 37. Smith, Felt Meanings of the World , 6 . 38. Smith notes...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 203–234.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., in translating, already secularizes the play: literal sickness is stripped of its sym- bolic meaning as spiritual impurity, the religious motivation for the boy’s sacrifi ce is altered, and the journey’s ritual purpose is decontextualized. Waley also made substantial cuts, including the deletion of four...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 135–160.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in an era when the familiar components and dynamics of the international order of sovereign states, by means of which such accumulation took place, seem to have been dramatically, perhaps irrevocably, reorganized. To understand empire’s workings is hence to try to grasp an order of common ideals...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2000
... on the rhetorical foundations of what Blumenberg refers to as "absolute metaphors," primal figures that comprise the very sub- structure of thought yet resist translation into logic.' In this early work, Blumenberg describes metaphor as the precipitant means by which the human...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 95–143.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of literature will force a rethinking of the nature of experience as such and thus of the apparently metaphorical relation between objects and their meanings. From the start Les chants de Maldoror presents itself as an anomaly, since it is a novel made up of songs further divided into strophes...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 June 2020
... with regard to questions of pleasure, affect, hermeneutic openness, and attachment. This puzzling notion prompts us to ask what we mean by critique . Are we referring to critique as it was sketched by (post-)Enlightenment thinkers? Are we dealing with mid-nineteenth- to mid-twentieth-century critiques...