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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in their realization of in-game environments: relegating environment to background scenery, relying on stereo- typed landscapes, and predicating player success on extraction and use of natural resources. In the fi rst and most common scenario, a Chang: Games...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 399–419.
Published: 01 December 2021
... management, and even sleeping adopt the ludic. 3 Simultaneously, both so-called analog and digital game industries boom. Video games alone reportedly had 2.7 billion players in 2020. 4 What to call this twenty-first-century prevalence of the game? Names abound: McKenzie Wark’s “gamespace,” Joost...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 77–107.
Published: 01 June 2014
... description of at least some aspects of state sovereignty in a Hobbesian sense— although it should be noted that the sovereign’s function in Hobbes’s thought is by no means exhaustively described as being an umpire. The umpire is not affi liated with any team or player and, irre...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 275–286.
Published: 01 June 2014
... as a new player of the game, seeking out others with whom to quest, getting “booted” from these temporary collec- tives in favor of more experienced players, joining an lgbt “guild” (a group of players who form a self- selected tribe), and fi nding a sense of virtual belonging...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 143–178.
Published: 01 December 2001
..." even: Quips and players, seeming to vend astringency off-hours, celebrate diced excesses and sardonics, mixing pleasures, as if proximity were staring at the margin of a plea . . . . (CP, 139)27 What a reader...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 125–155.
Published: 01 June 2014
... in no small part to the structure of fi nancial markets, the interdependence of the major players and their respective business practices, and of derivative trading in particular; this formed the second phase. In the third phase, this liquidity crisis transformed itself...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2003
... seems to be a general effort to use law to force the market to function as an image of the one that functioned in mechanical reproduction.25 DVD players are coded by region, such that to play a DVD designed for one region in another requires breaking the anti-circumvention statute...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 5–21.
Published: 01 December 2011
... reformulates the question “Why write about the environment when you could just go outside?” as “Why are you playing games in here when you could be play- ing outside?” Her case studies are the fascinating 1970s text-only computer game Adventure, in which players read and write...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 95–116.
Published: 01 June 2006
... advanced TD owned and con- trolled by the state, many other players act in the field of rescue and relief. In fact,, it was a non-governmental organization — the Red Cross — that first set the standards and invented the scheme that was later adopted and nationalized...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 219–240.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and illustrations of quantum entanglement employ just two subatomic particles, always in lockstep, whereas a more comprehensive understanding of entanglement entails more of a snarl, more players in the game, as it were—and not all synchronized. Perhaps tellingly, with these “extra players” in the snarl...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 June 2010
... subjectivities of its key players. Cushing, for instance, who occasionally referred to “cul- tures” but never explicitly offered a pluralistic theory of difference, “espoused nineteenth-century social evolutionary dogma even as he manifested inklings of a new cultural understanding and relativ- ism” (TE...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 35–47.
Published: 01 June 2011
...- genschaften”—without characteristics. The global university is an adaptive university whose identity is derived from its relative posi- tion to other players in the fi eld, who, in turn, derive their identity from their relative position. In this regard I have called the glob- al...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 3–69.
Published: 01 June 2012
... awaiting the “true interval.” Similarly, in the Concert champêtre also celebrated by Pater, the viewer sees not music but the instant before music begins: the lute player’s fi ngers have formed a chord, but his hand is merely poised before strum- ming the strings, while the fl utist...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 251–266.
Published: 01 June 2018
... that much resemble those of a conventional or popular history are an insert of black-and-white photographs in the middle, depicting key historical players and scenes, and an extensive bibliography, with lively and admittedly nonscholarly annotations. The experience of reading October is most comparable...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 June 2011
... it. But I am re- minded of a defi ning moment in my relationship with my older son, Patrick (whom some of the readers of this journal may know as a world-famous chess player). I have all my life been a devotee of early music, a fact that I am sure my children knew. One day, I ran into Patrick...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2018
... an explicit parody of Shakespeare’s line in As You Like It . “All the world’s a stage, you know,” says a character named Mr. Coventry. “All the men and women merely players, and each man in his time plays many parts; that’s not true, though Shakespeare says it, for I never assumed any character but my own. I...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 June 2011
... lenders”—lenders who were not deposit-collect- ing banks—emerged as a major player in the student loan market. Finance lenders borrow at a low interest rate and loan the money to students at a higher rate, or sell the loans to issuers who pack- age them in SLABs. As with subprime home loans...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 73–96.
Published: 01 December 2007
... is a potential to make "the continuum of history explode" ("TPH," 395). Concrete objects or images, therefore, are left as traces in Benjamin's writings (additional examples from "Theses on the Philosophy of History" include the automaton chess player or the grain of rice on which a whole...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 29–54.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., although the “lev- el of the real” as “a ‘co- player’” (ap, 111) is a constitutive given for all theater, it is nonetheless usually played down in traditional dramatic theater and held latent. In postdramatic theater, by con- trast, where no closed dramatic world is represented...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 177–204.
Published: 01 December 2004