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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 87–115.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the romantic era and its aftermath as epiphenomenal if not nugatory—a discursive and/or ideological screen. So it befell that the primary agenda of fi rst-wave ecocriticism, which prevailed through the 1990s, became especially identifi ed with the project of reorienting literary-critical thinking toward...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and smell terrible: “It was a period when I felt truly miserable.”1 This sad period of his life unfolded in a primary school in Tangi- ers, Classroom Three, second seat in the fi rst row, on the side with the windows. Bad as it was, nothing since has ever really mattered to Hocquard, except from...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 173–184.
Published: 01 June 2015
... anywhere are a threat to people everywhere, Scarry’s book is also about the political and psychological damages caused by the very existence of nuclear weapons. Ultimately, it is a call for the United States to reassert its commitment to the rule of law, fi rst and foremost within its own borders...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 221–232.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... The issues immediately at hand are the formal aspects of the discourse and the tracing movement (the roaming, Wandern) of the writing: the fi rst circumscribes a locus, and the second displaces a “style,” a “walk” or gait, in Virgil’s sense when he says, “her walk reveals...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 143–155.
Published: 01 December 2013
...- nent phenomenon of art, that is to say, the phenomenal heteroge- neity of essences like affect and movement; or of the whole fi rst experience of an aesthetic affect, there where crops up in an irre- ducible, emergent manner not so much a thing- of- beauty, as Keats says...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 75–108.
Published: 01 December 2016
... vol. 24, no. 2 ing anal fi stulae in his defi nitive treatise on the subject, his Practica the fi rst medieval surgical manuscript to be accompanied by copious illustration of operation in hundreds of colorful...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2015
... on notice, the will- to- possess” as the fi rst con- dition of “the desire for Neutral.”3 In Barthes’s terms, ephexis is a koan about the possibility of recognizing desire in the absence of the terrorisms of its will- to- possess. This essay philologically con- siders the word like as it bears...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 215–227.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and Obstinacy) was fi rst published in 1981, German critics were not quite sure what to make of the nearly thirteen- hundred- page book. In the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, most of the book review by Wolfgang Ruppert mulled over how the reader was meant to make use of this self- proclaimed Gebrauchs...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 111–180.
Published: 01 June 2009
... these moth-eaten symbolic nar- ratives (considered “theological” by enlightened Jacobin secular- ism) that are housed and studied in the faculty of theology, and to situate them for the fi rst time within the faculty of philosophy as well. This would entail subjecting these texts...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 June 2013
... indicate both the revolutionary- era “rights of man” and the post–World War II “human rights.” The fi rst usage of these terms has been fl agged in the translation, but it should be assumed throughout that the original in either case is droits de l’homme. In addition, the phrase...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 89–114.
Published: 01 December 2015
... at the University of Chicago as the 2012 Critical Inquiry Visiting Professor. So my fi rst question is twofold: fi rst, could you outline some of the stakes— be they methodological or historiographical—of focusing on this relation in Building, Crash- ing, Thinking; and, second, would you...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 153–180.
Published: 01 June 2010
... something, or maybe I witness it. On the other side of the wall the scene unfolds in private: an adult, perhaps a father or a mother, and a child, a boy or a girl. On this side of the wall, another private scene—a debate I hold with myself. What am I hearing? (I must fi rst be able to interpret...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 275–286.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Ruberg: Cruising Dystopia 277 the way he manages to both denounce and ultimately reaffi rm the twenty- fi rst- century fantasy of a high-tech sexual utopia. Virtual Intimacies begins from the premise that our contem- porary technological lives have complicated our pre- digital con...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 45–74.
Published: 01 December 2016
... it into visual terms. In the movement from the one to the other, the fi lm formally renders a conundrum that will preoccupy the fi lmmaker throughout her career. Twenty-three years later, in Romance (1999), the fi lm that fi rst 46 qui parle spring/summer 2016 vol. 24, no. 2 brought her...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 25–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the infrastruc- tures that have sustained it may be the primary challenge for eco- logical narrative in the service of human species survival beyond the twenty-fi rst century. The BP blowout poses a unique representational challenge be- cause it follows an unusual episode of de-reifi...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 239–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of the reality [Wirklichkeit] of these objects as the actu- alization [Verwirklichung] of a possibility. That is how Kant pro- 240 qui parle 23:1 • articles ceeds in the fi rst Critique: he begins by claiming that “there is pure mathematics and pure natural science” before asking, “how...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 June 2010
... to it as the “fi rst perestroika,” that is to say, the fi rst instance of national reconstruction. During the First Five-Year Plan, the cinema (along with all the other industries) was centralized, with a new bureaucratic system created to oversee all aspects of fi lm production...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 31–62.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Malani in the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art in New Delhi. Eager to spend as much as possible of the mere three hours I had remaining to me with the works, which I knew to demand durational looking, I fi rst did a quick reconnoitering walk-through. In the middle gallery—one of three—a uniformed...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 125–155.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... It all began with a private debt crisis— that is, 126 qui parle 23:1 • special dossier with the collapse of the 2007 and 2008 American mortgage market that constituted the fi rst phase of the larger crisis. This then rapidly transformed itself into a global drama of liquidity, due...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 June 2010
... with it in the consonance of the diapente. These two, to which the fi rst double proved to be sesquitertian and sesquialter, were discovered in turn to hold the sesquioctave ratio between them- selves” (“FM,” 18). That summary, Boethius concedes, might also be more simply put. It suffi ces to imagine the following...