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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 57–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Claire Fontaine Copyright © 2014 Qui Parle 2014 Ready- Made Artist The Genealogy of a Concept claire fontaine Claire Fontaine is a Paris-based collective artist founded in 2004. After lifting her name from a popular brand of French notebooks, she declared herself a “ready-made...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 95–116.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the sovereign's point of view, the challenge posed by foreign humani- tarian activists is not altogether different from that posed by the ter- rorists. And it is not unrelated either. Facing ,the threat of terror (imaginary or exaggerated as it may be), the sovereign nation-state is ready to suspend the law...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 June 2017
... apprehensive. He is in fact ready at a moment’s notice to exchange the role of the quarry for that of the hunter. —Frantz Fanon, Wretched of the Earth Citing this central metaphor for articulating the experience of black subjection, Darieck Scott unpacks the significance of “muscular tension...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 137–177.
Published: 01 December 2016
... reports on the “sudden powerful smell of gasoline” that she and other resi- dents occasionally encounter, sporadic indications of the vocs (vol- atile organic compounds) entering their lungs.20 In its readiness to credit what people may know (without fully knowing) about what...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 15–55.
Published: 01 December 2001
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 259–274.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., from Raul Zurita’s sky and ground writings to mIEKAL aND’s hypercultural Internet-based “plant languages,” from Christopher Dewdney’s The Natural History to bpNichol’s and Steve McCaffery’s Rational Geomancy, the book is 262 qui parle spring/summer 2011 vol.19, no.2 ready to meet...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 June 2013
... to think alongside Merleau- Ponty within Azoulay’s construction of the political. Instead of adopting and forcing a “ready-made” from Arendt’s thought into her imaginings, why not reimagine the politi- cal? If we can push beyond Benjamin, why not push beyond Kant and Duchamp as well...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 91–93.
Published: 01 December 2012
... inevitably do), Benedetto’s works await, ready to irreverently, fi ercely remind us exactly how our fragility makes us feel. Notes These notes came out of a series of conversations with the artist that took place during the summer and fall of 2011. If Cara Benedetto’s generosity...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 221–232.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of what goes on in the texts whose status is labeled “mystic,” instead of wielding a ready- 222 qui parle fall/winter 2016 vol. 25, nos. 1–2 made defi nition (whether ideological or imaginary) of what it is that was inscribed in those texts by an operation of writing...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 513–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., pauperization. Personally, I am catching more and more hostile glances. Not a day goes by now that a stranger doesn’t shout at me. Certainly, all of this puts the state on alert. Note that the society is still functioning quite well, at this point. But the police, militiamen, and paramilitary are ready...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 3–18.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Kierkegaard of Fear and Trembling, loved and no longer feared by Virginia Woolf in A Room of One’s Own) that comes from having fallen into many affective experienc- es and from being ready always to fall into a new one or to experi- ence several affects at once.17 Yet there is also a form...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 157–163.
Published: 01 June 2001
... soldiers and of- ficers were ready to establish with African women during and after the Ethiopian campaign. This behavior went against his pretence that he was creating a new race of Italians, modeled after him, and characterized by restraint and self-discipline. He believed in a Medi- terranean...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 115–145.
Published: 01 June 2004
... provided for by the ready- minted concepts of the common currency. What he has to do is to put them together with elegance and point according to the rules of grammar, syntax and versification" (CP, 109). Again we are meant to grasp the vast difference in temporality between the "ready-minted...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 137–156.
Published: 01 June 2001
... here, not the pursuit of an aesthetic experience with initiatory implications and transfor- mative psycho-somatic consequences. In short, the driver was al- ready a potential god in ancient times; but modernity democratized deification through driving, secularized its terms and promoted its...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 249–278.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., a friendly empire ready for collaborative exploitation. With race acting as the axis around which his argument spins, Burton must face two problems. The fi rst has to do with the conven- tional wisdom pertaining to the race-climate relation, in short, the widespread idea that races...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2003
... been changing bit by bit. The orders of modern art are becoming classical, dis- played on the shelf of ready-made goods; it has begun to be proved that nothing new can be born of an avant- garde art that tries to take these [older forms] as its model. We may...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 55–87.
Published: 01 December 2015
... are also “by their very nature” both market-ready and politically bankrupt. If, as Negri asserts, communication fuels the productive processes of postmodern capital,14 Deleuze’s command to “hijack speech” seems a logical strategy to “elude social control.”15 But what would...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 103–136.
Published: 01 June 2001
... SAMUEL PRESNER other side, these same histories posit the super-virile fascist body, characterized by its perfectly intact form, bulging muscles, Classi- cal beauty, and armored battle-readiness. By way of the destruction of World War I and the interwar rehabilitation...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 June 2013
... unimaginable number of victims of world war, both combatants and civilians, and when states, in order to accom- plish their goals, must show themselves ready to cooperate. I again call attention, in passing, to the fact that such a project— the obligation of states to secure peace...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 249–269.
Published: 01 December 2017
... suddenly become battle-ready, locked and loaded. It goes back and forth, the encroaching sense of defeat and the retort, “They don’t know whom they’re messing with: watch out , asshats!” Cratered by the recent election, I am surely not the only one to feel existentially benched much of the time...