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Qui Parle (1 June 2018) 27 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Kathleen Biddick Abstract Centered on the opening scene of reading staged by Giorgio Agamben in his study of reading machines, The Open: Man and Animal , this article considers how Agamben’s own messianic reading of an illuminated page from a medieval Ashkenazi Bible (Biblioteca Ambrosiana MSS B 30...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2010) 18 (2): 335–336.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Alliance Non-Jews of the fl esh Non-Jews by “calling” New Scission Fig. 2. The new messianic scission and the new alliance. For Agamben (TR, 63): AB_ _ _ _ _ C (A: the creation; B: the messianic...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2009) 18 (1): 111–180.
Published: 01 June 2009
... groups within the Jewish tradition from which the new “messianic” community was slowly differentiating itself.20 In the third place, the document op- posed a certain form of legalism of “Judaizing” groups of the prim- itive messianic (“Christian”) community that failed to grasp the novelty of the...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2014) 23 (1): 291–294.
Published: 01 June 2014
... on Origins. Princeton: Princ- eton University Press, 2012. Levine, Michael G. A Weak Messianic Power: Figures of a Time to Come in Benjamin, Derrida, and Celan. New York: Fordham, 2013. Mackendrick, Karmen. Divine Enticements: Theological Seductions. New York: Fordham University...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2006) 16 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 June 2006
... within a European tradi- tion we could say with Walter Benjamin, as Giorgio Agamben has argued, that in a messianic conception of history and language, what is revealed in translation is the Idea of pure language itself (P, 39-47 But this notion of a messianic horizon of language and translation...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2012) 20 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 December 2012
... purpose- ful. Accordingly, Nietzsche—or his messianic foil in the text—allows the reader both hints and strategies to negotiate his cruelty and the disappointment it foments. Even in the midst of his most transcen- dent reveries (his “highest” states of being), Nietzsche often allows the reader to...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2017) 26 (1): 19–60.
Published: 01 June 2017
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Qui Parle (1 December 2001) 12 (2): 179–200.
Published: 01 December 2001
... late Antique Mediterranean world with Lenin's "fight- ing materialism" or Walter Benjamin's revolutionary Messianism. Moreover, even casual students of the history of religion might find something suspect in tying the letters of Saint Paul, whose mission of conversion was of a piece with his...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2001) 12 (2): 201–218.
Published: 01 December 2001
... philosopher aligning the Pauline mission to convert the Gentiles of the late Antique Mediterranean world with Lenin's "fight- ing materialism" or Walter Benjamin's revolutionary Messianism. Moreover, even casual students of the history of religion might find something suspect in tying the letters of...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2015) 23 (2): 205–213.
Published: 01 December 2015
... it to be, with its rifts and crevices, as indigent and distorted as it will ap- pear one day in the messianic light”— or, one could add, as it might appear upon awakening from a good night’s sleep.3 Notes 1. “A Wake-Up Call for Better Sleep,” mit Technology Review, Sep- tember 30, 2014...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2013) 22 (1): 203–222.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and subjectivities. Rather than depend on the fragility of empathy, which can easily trend toward indifference or denial, Meister seeks to affi rm some- thing like the urgency of messianic or prophetic time as a counter 206 qui parle fall/winter 2013 vol. 22, no. 1 to “the secular...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2017) 26 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 June 2017
... capacity of art is linked to the evanescent success of revolutionary action, to which Deleuze and Guattari assign something perhaps not dissimilar to what Benjamin termed a “ weak Messianic power” in his “Theses on the Philosophy of History.” 7 But Rancière does not concentrate on that last...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2014) 23 (1): 109–124.
Published: 01 June 2014
... with science, a theorist of capital’s secularizing power—or as a messianic thinker whose Messiah was communism. Such accounts gloss over Marx’s profound intellec- tual formation through his engagement with critiques of religion. They also eschew the extent to which his early rethinking of Hegel...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 24 (2): 171–184.
Published: 01 December 2016
... framework?14 From this perspective, miniatures would appear to be marked less by urban experience and more by a particular kind of messianic or revolutionary thinking. Departing in thought from Huyssen’s approach in such a way, opening up another reading, is at the same time a return to the image of...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2018) 27 (1): 251–266.
Published: 01 June 2018
...” ( o , 306). Yet, while Miéville (with a tacit nod to Walter Benjamin) movingly locates an “unsayable” excess of “messianic interruption” at the core of Chernyshevsky’s dots, his own iteration of the revolution is in no respect “beyond representation,” nor could it be described as an ontologically...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2017) 26 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 June 2017
... call progress”) blowing from Paradise, and sees in inescapable horror the past as nothing more than accumulating debris. Benjamin spoke both the language of historical materialism and the language of theology, with what he called profane time and messianic time—not as a matter of translation and...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2009) 18 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2009
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Qui Parle (1 June 2018) 27 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Duchamp , no. 1 ( 1999 ): 118 – 21 . Gildon Charles . The Golden Spy; or, A Political Journal of the British Nights, Entertainments of War and Peace, and Love and Politics . London : Woodward and Morphew , 1709 . Hamacher Werner . “ Lingua Amissa: The Messianism of Commodity...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2005) 15 (2): 139–169.
Published: 01 December 2005
... intention at the outset of the war had been to exercise control over a community of renegades, jaguncos and ser- tanejos, who, following a messianic leader known as "Antonio Conselheiro" had settled around 1893 in that most uninhabitable and uninhabited of regions in the northern corners of the...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2005) 15 (2): 197–225.
Published: 01 December 2005