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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 281–306.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Board, Qui Parle 2019 entanglement sense memory comparative memory diaspora October 2014. Durban, South Africa. The scene is the living room of my parent’s beachside apartment, where, since the end of apartheid, they have spent four months of the year in the midst of a vast web...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 291–307.
Published: 01 December 2010
... political event. The sense of the future, on Novick’s rendering, is always one looped through the past and present, never beginning new in the wake of trauma as a devastation of memory. Rather, the future is always a strategic concern for Novick, a site within which struggles over the meaning...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 249–291.
Published: 01 December 2021
... materializes memory in the most literal sense: it provides material for storing or recording the past ( B , loc. 311). It is an object “made of surfaces, of cut-up pieces of cellulose, extracted from trees, where words and images meet” ( B , loc. 440). In what sense, then, does bark stripped from the birch...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 19–49.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of stillness and memory, the deathly pain of history, for the life of the senses. For it is only by attending to the hiddenness and stillness of form of life that one can perceive its dynamism, the movement figured in its singular repose. For Wittgenstein language and its articulation is the crucible...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 97–130.
Published: 01 December 2007
... that the rhymes do not simply arrive by sheer happenstance of flanerie. Rather, they are depicted as bubbling up from the recess- INSERT INTO BLANKNESS 111 es of memory, or even as arriving, more obliquely — and in a lit- eral sense, given...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 31–62.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., participate, and share. There lies its political potential. How does this work?17 While occurring in the present, perception is bound to memory. A perception image not infused with memory images is impossible; it wouldn’t make sense, and hence would not even be visible. At the end of the book...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 147–168.
Published: 01 June 2004
... writes, "mere experience and good sense suggest that all positive religions are false, or at least (which is enough for my present pur- pose) that they are all fantastic and insecure" (SAF, 12). Similarly, he asserts that one "who knows anything of literature and has observed...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 225–248.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., writing of Prussia as a metaphysical problem in the grandest sense: Many years hence, when the reaction of the past shall have left only the grand outline in view, this perhaps is how a philoso- pher will speak of it. He will say that the idea, peculiar...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 157–181.
Published: 01 June 2014
... oblivious of their past, or by aestheticizing them in displaying them. Rather, I use this phrase in a sense signaled by Thoreau in a somewhat enigmatic thought from A Week: “Of what moment are facts that can be lost,— which need to be commemorated? The monument of death will outlast the memory...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 1–75.
Published: 01 June 2019
... renouncer” following the “Buddhist tradition.” Kemper writes: Paying attention to his sense of himself as a world renouncer avoids using him for the sake of either the nation or Protestant Buddhism. It avoids dividing his life into irreconcilable parts, nationalist at home and universalist abroad...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 157–163.
Published: 01 June 2001
... sential to reflect on one's own relationship to memory in order to try to understand that it is a construction, and to be able to interpret others' memories in turn. A. H. M. — Walter Benjamin contends in his Arcades Project that "History decays into images...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 99–121.
Published: 01 June 2003
... to "restore" its damaged sense of impermeability and supremacy. J.S. — If revenge becomes cyclical because one strike leads to another ad infinitum, one way to stop the cycle is not to do what the cycle expects, which would be to strike back, but rather to do...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 63–123.
Published: 01 June 2008
... that might drift aside, in an “untimely” fashion, from the encompassing hegemony of these vocabularies.1 Drifting aside, as well, from the still crucial debates on how trauma, witnessing, and biography instantiate and deploy strategies of global power, or how, in a related sense, they become enabling...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 219–221.
Published: 01 June 2021
.... Colleagues have moved aging kin into their homes, rushed them to hospitals, facilitated their transition to better-equipped facilities that could help them breathe easier. They console relatives, whose memories of war, crisis, and dictatorship have been agitated. So I weigh risks daily: What will bring peace...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 97–110.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Bernard Stiegler For Marc Crépon The Magic Skin; or, The Franco-European Accident of Philosophy after Jacques Derrida bernard stiegler He strode boldly into the room, where the sound of gold exerted a blinding fascination over his senses, frozen in sheer greed...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 25–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
... focus on the expectedness of the so-called unexpected while pointing to a different aspect of how ecological collapse can obscure human social and technological histories. Here the prob- lem is proximity. The petroleum infrastructure has become embod- ied memory and habitus...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 123–147.
Published: 01 December 2009
...—not the very paradox of desire as such, at its most fundamental? Recall the eternal deferral of finally meeting “the distant beloved [die ferne Geliebte In the same cognitivist vein, Douglas Lenat tries to construct a computer that would possess human common sense, filling its memory with millions...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 47–70.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen THE BERNHEIM EFFECT (FRAGMENTS OF A THEORY OF GENERALIZED ARTIFACT)' Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen I define suggestion in the broadest sense: the act by which an idea is introduced into the brain and accepted by it.2 Here is the paradox of suggestion: How...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 91–117.
Published: 01 December 2003
... — such as those regarding race and visual representation — must guard against simply re-inscribing the assumptions that authorize racist discourse and practice.' Many of those assumptions, however, have sedimented into various notions of common sense and now also inform counter...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 177–201.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of power-relations within culturally specific networks of meaning. Consequently, as Cohen recounts, in the early eighties, criticism became burdened with a sense of exhaustion. This fatigue was not helped by the predictability of deconstructive conclusions, now...