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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 533–534.
Published: 01 December 2017
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 27–35.
Published: 01 June 2022
... mystical in a very different way. First published in her most recent collection, Las replicantes (2016), the poem fractures the concept of human fertilization by employing monstrosity, emphatically focusing on queer intimacy and parthenogenesis. The act of fertilization here centers language, hymns...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 99–107.
Published: 01 June 2022
... like a serene ship and carry   you through the pain i want to engulf everything that’s alive here become a mother to all living things i’m growing bigger and the membrane of my body   shivers, before long i will become this world Girl Kostyleva, in her poem “Morning,” constructs...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Jack W. Chen Abstract This essay takes the example of a poem composed by a ghost in the Tang dynasty—one of many preserved in literary anthologies and treated as actually having been authored by the dead—as an entry point to ask broader questions of ghostly haunting and poetic presence. What...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 143–178.
Published: 01 December 2001
... —Frank O'Hara "Ode to Willem de Kooning"2 Both in critical studies like his 1959 book Jackson Pollock and in his poems such as "Second Avenue" (1953), "Ode to Willem de Kooning" (1958), and "Far from the Porte des Lilas and the Rue Pergolese" (1958), Frank...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 421–438.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... This is a poem famously difficult to summarize, one whose various episodes, discontinuous rather than progressive, never seem to cohere into a narrative whole. 3 Piers Plowman follows its protagonist as he navigates an allegorical landscape in search of a spiritual truth that remains, time and again...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 519–532.
Published: 01 December 2017
... as a prayer, to request, to ask for; ultimately, to ask ( fricgan )— not just writing a question, but quite literally, writing as a question. le rire du poème A laughter from elsewhere, one that we perhaps cannot yet hear. Much like the silence of the sirens . Always already...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the demands he places on lyrical language. In the essay "Lyric Poetry and Society," Adorno outlines his understanding of poetic form and language: The lyric subject turns its back on society, protests against mere existence, and dreams of another world. The poem's...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 491–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
... “Remember this,” Lucille Clifton’s poem “Fury” begins. 1 The speaker then creates a vision of her mother tossing a “sheaf of papers,” “poems” into a fire, effectively ending all of her creative inclinations. “They burn,” the speaker-poet declares, and this burning is a symbol of the poet’s artistic...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 51–104.
Published: 01 December 2005
... poems in roughly chronological order, with an eye towards the search.for reality they embody, and an evaluation of their achievement measured against the urgency THE SKEPTICISM AND ANIMAL FAITH OF WALLACE STEVENS 53 from which they spring. As Stevens...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 443–456.
Published: 01 December 2023
... of poetry, essays, and drama, Tengour has built a house of literature whose windows and doors are open wide to the world. In this excerpt of his long poem, Ta voix vit/Nous vivons ( Your Voice Saw/Your Voice Lives/We Go On , 2019), Tengour invites in another voice, that of the celebrated Palestinian...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 233–242.
Published: 01 December 2016
... (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015). Cited in the text as tl. For a form so oft en characterized by its brevity, the lyric poem has been called upon to perform some large tasks: charged with pro- viding an escape from the confi nes of the everyday, a passage out of time, and a way...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Dickinson in a description of the setting sun: “She sweeps with many-colored Brooms - / And leaves the shreds behind - / Oh Housewife in the Evening West - / Come back - and - dust the Pond!” ( Poems , no. 318). Here the rays of the sunset are called on to “dust” the water; that is, the light that would...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2012
... les While slow moving lowing the vaches abandonnent cows leave behind them Pour toujours ce grand pré mal Forever this great meadow ill fl euri par l’automne fl owered by the autumn1 You’re reading Autumn Crocuses, that Apollinaire poem. You didn’t...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 157–197.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Cantos , Daniel Tiffany affirms that Pound’s famous “poem including history” turns out to be anything but. Pound’s epic aspiration cohabits uneasily with “kitsch,” 1 which transforms the “modern, redemptive totality” the Cantos had meant to promise into a vision of “archaic totalitarianism”: “On its...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 175–192.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and method of “fierce and tender brotherhood with all things.”6 But in a late poem, entitled “Senhor Silva,” and signed Fernando Pessoa (it is dated March 28, 1934, although like most of his work it was not published in his lifetime), we are given a vivid picture of how...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 145–175.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., the essence of the human unfettered by the pronounced boundaries of false particulars. But, the argument goes, the lyric poem's pre- sumed achievement of universality through "unrestrained individu- ation" runs the risk, by definition, of stark inauthenticity or unre- strained distortion, to play along...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 183–188.
Published: 01 December 2012
... by producing twenty-four thousand poems in the span of one year; his complete collected works are estimated at forty thousand.1 At the time of his death in 2007 the Moscow Times reported that Prigov had plans to “ride a wardrobe up 22 fl ights of stairs at Moscow State University...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Republic, René Char will publish his Placard pour un chemin des écoliers, a col- Didi-Huberman: Papillons 141 lection of poems whose dedication will be printed on a fl yer sold at the Spanish pavilion of the International Exposition, to profi t the children...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 107–142.
Published: 01 December 2001
... or rigorous critique. And yet we are gathered here today to discuss this work . . . . To begin with, we must contrast poetics of the material text to previous conceptions of the poem, as found, say, in Williams, Zukofsky, and Creeley. Williams sought a local idiom which could serve as the seed...