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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 491–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Kimberly Juanita Brown Using a productive deployment of the double elegy, poets Lucille Clifton and June Jordan carve out a space of maternal retrieval to negotiate the loss of their creative yet stifled mothers. In doing so, both writers engender fury as a mechanism of propelled delineation...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 107–142.
Published: 01 December 2001
... distinguishes the lan- guage poets from these predecessors — and binds them all the more closely to Foucault — is their interest in subjectless writing as the basis for an intervention into philosophical discourse, not (as in Ashbery) as the basis for a new canon of beauty...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Paul Fleming THE SECRET ADORNO' Paul Fleming Lyric — at least in the case of Adorno — can lead to strange liaisons. When discussing lyric poets, Adorno repeatedly finds him- self in bed with the wrong man. While the list of poets demanding his attention notably includes...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 51–104.
Published: 01 December 2005
... They were both consummate amateurs. Santayana, as soon as he was materially able, decamped with pleasure from the confines of Harvard, and Stevens had the foresight not to take an under- graduate degree there. Santayana was a philosopher whose bent was poetic; Stevens, a poet whose subject...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2001
... own place — ? — Leslie Scalapino, New Time The essays presented here are, in related ways, investigations of the poetics of the new, researches into the literary and cultural status of new meaning. The authors are each innovative poets and critics...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 115–145.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... — Santayana Santayana the Augustan In his farewell address to Downing College, Cambridge, a sixty-eight-year-old F. R. Leavis, bade goodbye to his colleagues and students with a wry nod to the philosopher, poet, and novelist George Santayana. Casting the mantle of aesthetics to Santayana...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 239–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
... philosophically. Let us turn briefl y to Socrates’ formulation: For all good poets, epic as well as lyric, compose their beautiful poems not by art, but because they are inspired and possessed. And as the Corybantian revellers when they dance are not in their right mind, so...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 97–130.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jennifer Bajorek INSERT INTO BLANKNESS: POETRY AND CULTURAL MEMORY IN BENJAMIN'S AUDELAIRE INTERPRETATION Jennifer Bajorek Baudelaire would never have written poems if he'd had nothing more than the usual motives poets have...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 185–201.
Published: 01 June 2012
...,” where the catastrophic event of Lincoln’s death prompts the poetic subject to address a che vuoi? to the symbolic Other as the depository of his truth, that is, as that which is apt to legitimize and guarantee the role that the poet takes on as an elegist speaking in the name of the American...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 259–274.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and urban. Landscape artists who write, and who write well, with a poet- ics (Frederick Law Olmsted, Robert Smithson, Ian Hamilton Fin- lay, Gilles Clément), make a compelling case for the extension of writing by other means—as if their landscapes, gardens, and earth works were poems without books...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 125–145.
Published: 01 June 2008
... as the president of Senegal four years before, in 1980, and had returned to what he had always considered to be his real life, that of a poet. In the inaugural speech he gave to welcome the Senegalese among the members of the Academy, Edgar Faure saluted him as a kind of poet-philosopher-king...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 157–197.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and racial hatred.” 2 Kitsch’s archaizing diction and structural nostalgia in this instance create a futurity in the image of a past that never existed. According to Tiffany, this devastating legacy meant that the next generation of American poets mostly read the Cantos through a fragmentary “hyper...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 175–192.
Published: 01 June 2008
... classics, supported the monarchy, emigrated to Brazil in 1919, and so on). One of the first apparent ironies of Pessoa’s work noted by crit- ics turns on how the “proper name” of the poet might be thought to signify the impropriety of his poetic identity, the impossibility...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 183–188.
Published: 01 December 2012
... installations, the West has examined and reexamined literary culture as a visual object through publishing houses, performances pieces, and galleries. Perhaps at the head of this list of craftsmen and poets belongs Dmitri Prigov, Russian au- thor, artist, and purveyor of the perplexing. Prigov began his...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and deaf in the face of life and history. Perhaps for this reason the poets— even and above all the great- est poets, Homer and the tragedians he loved so much— are exiled by Plato, in a famous chapter of The Republic, from his ideal state and from the spiritual formation...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 153–167.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... The German department, whose Max Kade Center boasted, not long ago, such writers-in-residence as the famed dra- matists Max Frisch and Friedrich Duerrenmatt, and the Concrete poet Eugen Gomringer, was dismantled in 2008. Now primarily a service department, the Department of French...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 December 2013
...). What happens, then, when the modernist poet exploring the ex- perience of belief, and with no more visionary access to glory than the modern thinker, sets about to capture in image and trope the conundrum of the relation of the other world to this world? Con...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., Companion , 257 . In his notebooks the eighteenth-century German author Georg Christoph Lichtenberg cites an English-language translation of an epigram attributed to the Greek poet Glycon: “All things of nothing sprang, from dust or smoke, / Devoid of reason all things—all a joke.” 53...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 147–149.
Published: 01 December 2007
... NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS SINAN ANTOON is a poet, novelist, and translator. He studied English literature at Baghdad University before moving to the United States after the 1991 Gulf War. He did his graduate stud- ies at Georgetown, where he earned an M.A. in Arab Studies...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 143–178.
Published: 01 December 2001
... to claim that O'Hara was only willing to "vend astringency off-hours" (CP, 139) in his poetry. But such a model of public complicity (in essays) and private resis- tance (in poetry) is ultimately misleading, both because O'Hara was a well-known and well-published poet, and because the intimate...