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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 103–135.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Ryan Crawford Abstract This essay takes the last pages of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time at its word: at the moment the narrator achieves a definitive conception of the work he intends to write, he sees society composed, not of people of flesh and blood, but of monsters fit for a museum of...
Published: 01 December 2017
. Similarly, a blank sheet of paper may be infused with the energetic potential of the unfulfilled, the unseen and the inexplicable. It attracts attention and yet goes beyond human perception. We look at it as if it were a mirror that had been painted over; thus we try to see an image or gain knowledge, but More
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 117–120.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Jonathan Skinner From Warblers jonathan skinner Bay-Breasted Dendroica castanea 3 songs wishing well-wishers because you rode all the way things of each possible indistinct lisping series of 3 to 10 see or see-se count the...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... III, §38 It is from this viewpoint—with this "eye — that one can say "Die Welt ist meine Vorstellung": indeed, that he does not know a sun and an earth, but only an eye that sees a sun, a hand that feels an earth" (WWI, 3, Bk. I, §1). There must be an intimate relation between the one eye of...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 161–184.
Published: 01 December 2015
... moment’s attention. If you look hard enough you can see the Chicago skyline. The high-rises and skyscrapers are hidden behind the foreground of the image— the cracked cement and patched grass of an empty lot. The sky is slightly overcast. The grass is ragged and brown. There is a red fi re hydrant...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 December 2010
... antinomy.7 The context for this discussion is what has become known as Africana thought and black thought. There are those who object to such designations, seeing them as particularized loci for prac- tices that in fact have universal potential. I could have chosen not to admit such a location of...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 December 2012
... little . . .” But Zarathustra replied thus to the man who had spoken: “When one takes away the hump from the hunchback one takes away his spirit—thus teach the people. And when one restores his eyes to the blind man he sees too many wicked things on earth, and he will curse...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 June 2009
... knowledge and simultaneously to suggest ways that we might fruitfully return to—and reassess—our analysis of the knowing subject. Thus, we shall see the omnipotent and bodi- less knowing subject of the rationalist tradition brought into the light of day, at the same time that he or she loses his or...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 85–101.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Christopher Peterson Derrida’s Ouija Board Christopher Peterson In M. Night Shyamalan’s The Sixth Sense, the aptly named Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) discloses to his therapist the now-infa- mous words: “I see dead people.” Only at the end of the film does Malcolm Crowe (Bruce...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 151–184.
Published: 01 June 2012
... number-one pin-up girl of 1960s “swinging London” (see fi g. 1). But Twiggy is made to look nearly like Ziggy (the rhyme of these names is not coincidental).2 Or is it Bowie/Ziggy who is made to look nearly like Twiggy? Who is covering whom? Or as Judith Butler might ask...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 169–178.
Published: 01 June 2011
...-discipline (such as philosophy, history, or mathe- matics) or a quasi-transcendental discourse (see what is happen- ing with cognitive science or even “theory Another version of the concept is closer to a reasoned practice of multidisciplinarity, providing different, though...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 123–158.
Published: 01 June 2003
... First sees reality. — Wallace Stevens I. Adolf Menzel, the Painter of Natural History As Lionel Trilling put it some years ago, "We perceive nowadays that realism is a manner and a subject rather than a virtue In Menzel's Realism: Art and Embodiment in...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of monetizable investment. Duras’s cinema, especially of the 1970s, shares with many of its contemporaries the desire to see not only fi lm, but a whole culture released from its attachment to this brutal logic. This article will accordingly look at Duras’s fi lms of this...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 123–145.
Published: 01 December 2014
... hypothesis, as we see in Alain Badiou . . . but must instead be posited as a given, as a fact: our fi rst given. Before all else, we are in common. Then we must become what we are: the given is an exigency, and this exigency is infi nite” (TD, 54 n. 6). This indeed suggests that, as Armstrong argues...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 177–204.
Published: 01 December 2004
... page: I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me. Like the bodiless heads you see some- times in circus sideshows, it is as though I have been surrounded by mirrors of hard, distorting glass. When they approach me they see only my...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the irrational break or crack. Gilles Deleuze, Foucault It is in vain that we say what we see; what we see never resides in what we say. Michel Foucault, The Order of Things The following dossier comprises fi ve essays.1 A cursory glance at the essays and titles collected...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 53–62.
Published: 01 December 2003
... side of the shadow, or its obverse See Achille Mbembe, On the Postcolony, trans. A. M. Berrett, Janet Roitman, Murray Last, and Steven Rendall (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001), 197. Hereafter referred to parenthetically as O. 2...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... When I turn and look behind me, I see crows as far as the eye can see. Their feathers are a long night. They are all waiting. IV Baghdad is a broken icon, buried in a fertile memory. Engravings on walls, tablets, body parts in books, debris in manuscripts...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 553–572.
Published: 01 December 2017
... who see themselves as the titular “new minority” because they perceive a sense of serious decline in their life prospects vis-à-vis people of color and upper-class whites. While Gest’s book may be lumped together with Cramer’s as a study of the white working class, Gest’s population is very different...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 29–54.
Published: 01 December 2015
... participating in art, which I will discuss in more detail in the second part. For the other side of the art- theoretical discourse on participation sees the ethical- political potential of art not so much in the formation of concrete communities but, to the contrary, in its potential to call such...