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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 101–142.
Published: 01 June 2017
...John Paul Ricco Centered on The Andrew Project (2010–13) by artist Shaan Syed, this article is a theoretical meditation on the politics and ethics of the name, drawing, the portrait, anonymity, and the signature, as these bear on a shared sense of loss and its impossible commemoration. I invoke...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 December 2015
... mission to serve the public good.” “Thanks to Berkeley . . .” con- sists of thousands of black- and-white portraits of students, faculty, parents, alumni, and staff, many accompanied by brief handwritten comments by the subjects saying things like “I am going to change the world, Berkeley is going...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 June 2017
... snapshots or formal family portraits contained in the archive. Their aesthetics confused and tantalized me, such that I chose not to include them in that previous work, as they departed from the other images I engaged there. They required more reflection—years more reflection—which brings me to revisit them...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the endorsement of westward expansion—and genocide—implicit in Eakins’s embrace of the “avatar of frontier rhetoric: the cow- boy” [TE, 167]) but also by keeping company with Philadelphia anthropologists and collectors. Over the course of the 1890s, Eakins executed several portraits...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of the Senses: How Your Brain Interprets the World. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. Herlinghaus, Hermann. Narcoepics: A Global Aesthetics of Sobriety. New York: Continuum, 2012. Howgate, Sarah. Lucian Freud Portraits. New Haven: Yale University...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 309–325.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Put together by Argos, a French collective of writers and photographers, Climate Refugees is composed of a series of nine portraits of populations around the globe exposed to uneven levels of ecological vulnerability in the planetary climate- change crisis. In assembling these case studies...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 283–288.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., Gregory. Gilles Deleuze and the Fabulation of Philosophy. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012. Friedlander, Eli. Walter Benjamin: A Philosophical Portrait. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. Friedlander, Lee. Lee Friedlander: In the Picture (Self...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 171–176.
Published: 01 June 2001
...; it is a surprise to turn a page and see one of Lewis' great portraits of Pound, Eliot, or Joyce because the text has almost convinced us that they are peripheral to the philosophical engagement of Modernism as Lewis sees it. Further, Edwards does not enter into the fray of defin...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 161–184.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and Histories, John Tagg argues that in the mid-nineteenth century the portrait provided a way of making visible the individual and as- cribing a classed social identity onto the subject: “To ‘have one’s portrait done’ was one of the symbolic acts by which individuals from the rising...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 165–170.
Published: 01 June 2001
... on melancholy and modern allegory, Braun develops a portrait of Sironi's art as fascist precisely because of its brooding, difficult, and con- trary choices in style. In the chapter on allegory, Braun draws upon the work of Walter Benjamin and Paul de Man to treat...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 521–538.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... In a sense Robinson positions speculative fiction as a present arena for preemptively intervening in a future that, as Dawson’s portrait of current city planning suggests, it is increasingly unlikely we will escape. Yet this formulation marks an ambivalence that equally runs through the novel, betrayed...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 35–69.
Published: 01 December 2012
... their four bodies, aligned and allied in contrast to the waiter who has been sent out not to serve them (the counter is bare) but to serve as a reminder of their proper service role. This is a group portrait of Abel: Civil Rights Photography 47 an emergent...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 69–99.
Published: 01 December 2014
... invented the carte de visite, an inexpensive photographic portrait glued onto a visiting card. By the mid- 1860s an astonishing number of them—between three and four hundred million— sold yearly in England alone.11 Within a generation of photography’s arrival, nearly everyone, re...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 343–372.
Published: 01 December 2020
...” or “the bosses.” In the end, Hunger abandons its joint-portrait structure to focus on Sands’s mental state during the final days of his hunger strike. The last shot of the film shows his casket being carried out of the prison, suggesting, of course, that this is the only way out. The state leaders or bosses...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 219–229.
Published: 01 June 2017
... selves” ( es , 106), does not simply trivialize or dismiss them as inauthentic seekers who fetishize Afro-Caribbean religious practices, which might affirm the possibility of recovering a source of pure traditionality. Instead, Beliso–De Jesús provides a nuanced portrait that balances the ever-present...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 475–510.
Published: 01 December 2018
... fostered interpersonal and intercultural relations as delegates performed the ideals of Pan-Pacific international friendship through conference activities. Through the embodied nature of conference traditions like the annual conference portrait, I examine how conferences were critical to sustaining...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 139–169.
Published: 01 December 2005
... advertise- ment announced (GN). These "portraits;' as they were referred to in the announcement, included images espousing, for example, the true likeness of the mad and fanatic Conselheiro . . . the capture of the commander of the rogue forces of the land of Cambaio...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 31–62.
Published: 01 June 2015
... speak to her. The small images are portraits. With luck, if we so much as care enough to actually see the inhabitants of Lohar Chawl, we could have the honor of being included in this gallery of portraits. And, while the tiny heads demand a greater eff ort on the part...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 199–221.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the reigning values of the Western ruling elite. Artists who had lost the patronage of the courts had become, in Nietzsche’s words, cunning flatterers of the moneyed bourgeoisie. How much flattery went into portraits, into landscapes—how much falseness! The works themselves betray...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 309–321.
Published: 01 December 2010
... reference, but gay history or queer history is not only comprised of pleasant things, of the portrait that Saul Bellow paints of Allan Bloom in his novel Ravelstein. This portrait is in line with what Eve Sedgwick says in The Epistemology of the Closet when she alludes to the great professor who...