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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 245–266.
Published: 01 June 2023
... contemporary art totality abstraction reification Claire Fontaine Untitled (Destroy and Rejuvenate) is a 2004 artwork by the Italian British conceptual art duo Claire Fontaine ( figs. 1–3 ). It consists, first, of the text “Destroy and rejuvenate” printed on a matchbox, and second, of two...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 145–176.
Published: 01 June 2000
... a psychoanalytic account of paranoia. Lacan understands the paranoid structure of the ego as an ultimate reification of the phantasmatic construction of the subject, a con- solidation of the phantasmatic that is "similar in [its] strangeness to the faces of actors when a film is suddenly stopped in mid...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 December 2018
... reification. Auerbach apparently takes the opposite view: in the conquest of the “random moment” he reads the promise of a future of equality, “a common life of mankind on earth.” 2 To understand what is at issue in this conflict of interpretations, we must go back far in the past to the text...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 159–188.
Published: 01 December 2022
... life, ingenuity, and history. ☾ ☾ ☾ Across the essays that make up The World, the Text, and the Critic , as well as in remarks elsewhere in Said’s work, secular criticism is presented as a mode of conceptual engagement that opposes the “closures,” “exclusions,” and “reifications” that emerge...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 137–142.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., the problematic status of the photo- graph as document, and above all, in the institutional work assigned to the frame as that which brings the world forward through its reification. In following his framers' compulsions as opposed to his own, however, Thomas locates this line of inquiry squarely within...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 345–372.
Published: 01 December 2022
... but instead studies how “whiteness becomes worldly as an effect of reification. Reification is not something we do to whiteness, but something whiteness does, or to be more precise, what allows whiteness to be done” ( PW , 150). Whiteness therefore reifies the world by making it a correlate of itself...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 421–438.
Published: 01 December 2021
... techniques of philology and close reading, defamiliarizes their operations. Breen’s careful analyses reveal how Roman and early medieval texts—precursors to later poetry as well as imaginative works in their own right—summon personified figures who are not reifications of a fixed ethical binary...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2023
... ; Bewes, Reification ; and McClanahan, “Industry Culture.” 5. Bewes, Free Indirect , 2 . 6. See, e.g., Robinson, Black Marxism ; Federici, Caliban and the Witch ; Coulthard, Red Skin, White Masks ; and Malm, Fossil Capital . 7. See also Balibar, Philosophy of Marx...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 337–366.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., the reification of whose descriptive tendencies earned Zola the scorn of Georg Lukács; 28 that is, it is synchronically and spatially arranged by a formal necessity that conceals the historical transformations in the process of exchange and, on another scale, the political machinations of geographical...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2001
... to reification, where we "wake up" lost in the aisles of a vast postmodern super- market. The claim of revolutionary newness is the oldest sales pitch in the book, while the bookmark locution "been there, done that" registers our attentiveness toward obsolescence as a basis...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 December 2020
... as fundamentally about the reification of World. Smith’s metaphysics of feeling and “affect theory” as a discrete discursive field thus both share the logic of endowing feeling with the capacities of reason, thinking feeling as a mode of bodily knowledge that reveals an immutable truth about being of/in the World...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 157–197.
Published: 01 June 2018
...-possession” in the psychological sense—the reification of the coherent ego, the firm policing of its boundaries—is inherently allied to the conception of one’s self as a possession, to be bartered in alienated form for personal gain on the literary marketplace, and whose value might actually be increased...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 233–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of “Man” and fold them into the Anthropos and Anthropocene itself? Perhaps rather than reifying an exclusionary particular image of Man, the Anthropocene simply can name this crisis, constantly undermining itself, resisting reification and figuration, and staying with the trouble, with the continuing...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 335–352.
Published: 01 December 2019
... gets us to go right to why we know how to say only what we know how to say and asks for an unlearning and a new poetics conducive not to individuality, colonial kinship, reification of an idea of the human across time, but to life. What do we, coral, what do we, perceptive in chorus, know how to say...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 1–75.
Published: 01 June 2019
... successive scholarly questions of Buddhism and modernity, is predicated on a contradiction that undercuts the foundational claim of the essay—the claim he continued to hold more than two decades after the essay appeared. 27 The claim is that Protestant Buddhism is a “misnomer” and a “reification.” Holt...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 57–105.
Published: 01 December 2001
... be not only superfluous, but perfidious. Baudelaire is Adorno's proof here as throughout much of this meditation. Baudelaire neither inveighed against reification [Verdinglichung] nor mechanically replicated it (A, 31). Rather he protested against it in the experience of its...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 177–201.
Published: 01 June 2000
... enterprise. What else but double-talk can be heard in de Man's conclusion that Bakhtin's ideas of dialogue are first a reification (object versus society) and second a descent into "precritical phe- nomenology"? What at first seems like a critique of Bakhtin rather suggests that this "accidental...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 217–245.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the process of reification from which it emerges. Obliteration is a transcendental condition of its dual reality as both manifestation and veiling. The act of revealing what cannot appear in the commodity form is a critique of phenomenological conditions of impossibility. It is noteworthy that the first...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 145–175.
Published: 01 December 2004
... to itself in language it is fully present nonetheless; if it were not, language, would become a consecrated abracadabra and succumb to reification, as it does in communicative discourse. (LS, 44) The last sentence just raises the stakes. To outwit the magic of lan- guage acting...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 395–428.
Published: 01 December 2023
..., in Hegel’s idiolect, is called “negativity” ( A , 30). 36. Hegel, Phenomenology , 131 (hereafter cited as P ). 37. In his 1922 essay “Reification and the Consciousness of the Proletariat,” Georg Lukács used the model of Entäußerung developed by Hegel in the Phenomenology to grasp...