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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 51–86.
Published: 01 June 2021
... . 47. On secular universal history, historicism, and the modern subject, see Chakrabarty, Provincializing Europe , 72–77 . 48. Laruelle, Struggle and Utopia , 10 . Copyright © 2021 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2021 immanence dispossession nothingness secularism subjection...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 423–490.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the key figures of the Rebirth, this essay shows how instances of absence were persistently elaborated, classified, and transformed into genealogies and historiographies; how nothingness was mined as a source of inspiration; and how nonalignment became a strategic choice. Copyright © 2018 Editorial...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the subject, so is the soul not experienced as something objectively, knowingly, “there.” Both the movement of knowledge toward the divine and the movement of knowledge toward the subject stumble upon the “nothingness” that defines selfhood and divinity (it is neither here nor...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 December 2013
... with intimations of nothingness. In the aftermath of Nietzsche, an inherent loss of faith gives rise to new valuations, negative and affi rmative, of nihilism and new fi gurations of belief. Gerard Manley Hopkins’s poetry vacillates between Pascalian tradition and Nietzschean aftermath. I want to explore...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 15–55.
Published: 01 December 2001
... grave by an unmarked stone — an exact reenactment of the phony dream "Madeleine" describes to him as part of the possession hoax: "It's an open grave and I stand by the gravestone looking down into it." In the dream, Scottie's gaze into this site of negativity, or nothingness — a patch...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 183–212.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... On the one hand, it asserts that the ultimate truth of things, insofar as any such truth exists, lies within a profoundly negative factuality: meaningless- ness, suffering, nothingness, contingency, and so on. On the other hand, it necessarily denies, under penalty of not being...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 215–248.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., as an example of this fantasmatic occlusion, this famous paragraph in which the enjoyment of racist fantasy is at stake: The choice of the phobic object is . . . overdetermined. This ob- ject does not come at random out of the void of nothingness; in some situation...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 229–247.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., too, the editors of Qui Parle who provided such generous and attentive feedback on this discursive journey, as it were. So invaluable. 1. Wilchins, Read My Lips , 127 . 2. Moten, “Blackness and Nothingness,” 742 . 3. Wilchins, Read My Lips , 96 . 4. Green, “‘Race...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 233–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
... School , Saas-Fee, Switzerland , September 2015 . www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDdTqr-5APg (accessed November 22 , 2017 ). Moten Fred . “ Blackness and Nothingness (Mysticism in the Flesh) .” South Atlantic Quarterly 112 , no. 4 ( 2013 ): 737 – 80 . Moten Fred...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 51–104.
Published: 01 December 2005
... not reveal their nothingness, but ours. It is we who are skeletons, the ghosts of what is, with our ghostlier demarcations ("the frame). We can do nothing with the auroras, and we are nothing unless we can ,do something with them. We are right to fear. We are without solace...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., nor do we know how the two women became mad. They emerge from nothingness before going back to nothingness. This seems to be the end of a story that has never begun, the effect of a misfortune that for such people has ever existed without even a cause, only “because of the before and the after.” 6...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 61–68.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Yet this argument, committed to a hard- eyed acknowledgment of the nothingness of human things, repeats a sacrifi cial plot as it extracts meaning from the void. Here are some of the book’s closing sentences: 62 qui parle spring/summer 2013 vol.21, no.2 [I]t is precisely...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 161–184.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of incapacitation, slow death, and nothingness. As Ruth Wilson Gilmore argues, the prison no longer attempts to re- deem the future of the captive.18 The prisoner’s future is restricted to the endless dead time of the present. This politics of time is evi- dent in the request for the photo...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 85–96.
Published: 01 June 2004
... and death meaningful by a sleight-of-hand, no theology of Nothingness, no replacement of the philosophy of history through a historicization of Being, in which the victims do not appear and the hangmen hide themselves — none of this would be compatible with the clear tone of Schopenhauer's...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 17–54.
Published: 01 June 2000
... nothingness precisely because he throws out everything that makes the world the world by invoking "the cre- ation before the creation." Here comes the further, astonishing for- mulation that "through their art and by means of imitation" poets "produce things...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 63–90.
Published: 01 December 2003
...) As the camera pans slowly from right to left, the scene dissolves into memory, into what the Patient's voice describes as "a nothing place," in the "middle of nowhere," full of "nothing people." A bar, a bartender, his wife. Nothingness, void, vacuum, that, it seems, licenses the child's game...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 December 2011
...: the soil Is bare now, nor can foot feel, being shod. And for all this, nature is never spent; There lives the dearest freshness deep down things. Gerard Manley Hopkins, “God’s Grandeur” The experience of nothingness comes neither from concepts nor from grammatical negation...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 231–295.
Published: 01 December 2022
... past actors I intended to write about but do not have access to, past actors who I imagine experienced the nothingness of being Black in an anti-Black world. I-becoming-a-we-who-be-nothing . 89 After learning of the discrimination at Northwood Junior High, TSU students Charles Freeman...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that Duras herself strives to counter with the (joyous?) brutality of nothingness and no futures. Thus, though the four essays engage fi lms that diverge culturally, formally, topically, and generically, they converge in the shared desire to analyze strategies of image-making that make the image...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2021
... in the face of the multitude of networks (historicist analysis, neoliberalism, globalization) that threaten to flatten them. Meanwhile, Alex Dubilet’s article, “An Immanence without the World: On Dispossession, Nothingness, and Secularity,” asks us to reexamine the network of secular studies and political...