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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 291–307.
Published: 01 December 2010
...John E. Drabinski Copyright © 2010 Qui Parle 2010 What Is Trauma to the Future? On Glissant’s Poetics john e. drabinski How then to do things with tears?—Deliver us Zion, from the mist. Kill us in the light. Allen Grossman, “How to do things with tears...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 259–274.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Jonathan Skinner Gardens of Resistance Gilles Clément, New Poetics, and Future Landscapes Translator’s Introduction to Gilles Clément jonathan skinner According to the authors of a text on “Wild Plants in the City,” published by the Arnold Arboretum, “The curious gardens of wild...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Barrett Watten Copyright © 2001 Qui Parle 2001 THE POETICS OF NEW MEANING Barrett Watten We are the new born, but there are no flowers. — Charles Olson, "La Preface" the day — is the mind...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 185–201.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Axel Nesme Copyright © 2012 Qui Parle 2012 Lyric Disaster Poetic Voice and Its Lacanian Other axel nesme In this essay I want to focus on “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d,” a poem of mourning revolving around the disastrous loss of a “powerful western fallen star...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 157–197.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Pound to restore the true progressive political potential of Pound’s poetry. Using a largely Freudian methodology, Duncan finds in “kitsch” Pound a vector that opposes his authoritarian fascism. The essay then examines how Poundian poetics operates in Duncan’s poetry written in opposition to the Vietnam...
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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 (2023) 32 (1): 105–135.
Published: 01 June 2023
... to totality but (via Bataille’s dialogue with Alexandre Kojève) his action-centered framing of the movement of history and the character of actuality. Against the dialectical mastery of history, Bataille seeks to articulate an unpolitical image of sovereignty and play that is ultimately poetic or literary...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 335–352.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Copyright © 2019 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2019 ocean Sylvia Wynter poetics taxonomy blackness The sea is history. Derek Walcott 1 In my dream I was in a huge room with many people in it. Maybe it was a warehouse. Someone was breaking us into groups. I was in a group with other...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 107–142.
Published: 01 December 2001
... thesis at Harvard. In writings like Roussel's — for example, in the elaborate language games of the Oulipo group, or the aleatoric composition of John Cage and Jackson Mac Low — subjectivity no longer serves as the original impetus or unifying structure of poetic...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 219–220.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of Maine, where he teaches avant-garde poetry and poetics. He co-edits Sagetrieb with Benjamin Friedlander and just finished guest- editing a special issue of differences entitled "After Patriarchal Poetry: Feminism and the Contemporary Avant-Garde." Recent essays have appeared...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 175–192.
Published: 01 June 2008
...: studied 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...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 239–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
...- etry: namely, through the very establishment of “poetics” as a fi eld of theory whose task it is to investigate the means and techniques that allow poetry to succeed.5 But at the same time, Valéry shows that between poetic making and poetic success—the production of the work...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 233–242.
Published: 01 December 2016
... abstractly, as simply “the essence of poetry, a poem at its most poetic”—is a category that arose only in the late eighteenth century.1 As the nineteenth century progressed, they argue, a complex of changes in the nature of poetic production, consumption, and criticism led to the gradual “lyriciza...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 97–130.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of history, to which alone his recent popularity and translatability outside the fields of philosophy and German literary studies can be attributed, lies not only in its overwhelming dependence on a theory of poet- ry and on a specific poetic project (Baudelaire's...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 June 2004
... his attention notably includes Holderlin and Heine, Adorno retains his most passionate exegeses of poetic language for the conserva- tive, restorative poets: George is defended against his circle; Eich- endorff against the tradition; and Borchardt against the student movement. Particularly...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 223–234.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... The ideal of speech in action. Fiction depends on another order, another scene of speech that provides it with its norm. Poetic O’Rourke: For the Love of Democracy 227 fi ction depends on the scene of oratory and the ideal of “effi ca- cious speech” embodied...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 143–178.
Published: 01 December 2001
... state, such writing falls into Clement Greenberg's hated category of "pseudo poetry"' and Michael Fried's despised "'poetic' appreciation." That Qui Parle Vol. 12, No. 2 Spring/Summer 2001 144 LYTLE SHAW O'Hara's critical prose is poetic is certainly a more common obser...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 491–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and with the larger-than-life figure of the father. With Clifton, and a mother who died early, we see that maternal retrieval is the focal point of a poetic delineation. With poetry that has always been intensely personal, communal, and familial, Clifton has positioned her creative work between a racialized...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of the visual metaphors informing the philo- sophical tradition, pragmatism emerges as part of an historical shift 80 ANTHONY REYNOLDS from a hermeneutic or representational model of knowledge to a poetic or productive model or, in Ian Hacking's terms, from "repre- senting...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that settled the paradigm of fictional rationality in the Western world: Aristotle’s Poetics . At the core of Aristotle’s construction, there is a far-reaching distinction contrasting fictional rationality with the empirical succession of the chronicle. The chronicle, Aristotle says, just tells us how things...