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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2018
... , that is, prosopon pros prosopon . Prosopon , the Greek word for mask, gave rise to the rhetorical figure of prosopopoeia ( prosopon poiein : to confer a mask or a face). A striking occurrence of prosopopoeia is found in the eighteenth-century British genre called “it-narrative,” in which inanimate things speak...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 519–532.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in front of me, That by stealing his voice—not just Derrida’s but also Ching’s—by citing him, by invoking his poems, as if he were the one writing them, speaking them, saying them out, that by speaking over him, by taking away his voice—through prosopopoeia —Ching will not be able to answer the call...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 295–382.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to usurp those without voice and to speak in their name. If the dead might be said to speak, here it is through the trope of prosopopoeia; they speak less as a who than a what , for it is they who have been rhetorically co-opted and colonized, they who are unable to speak back to power. 42 The power...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 355–430.
Published: 01 December 2018
... whole life: “I felt, then and now, summoned to my ‘place’ by it.” To the extent that the X can never be named or spoken of (and so is not a metaphor or a prosopopoeia), its strangeness cannot, as such, be represented but remains uncertain as to its knowledge and manufacture. The term Coolie baby...