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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 205–213.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Marianne Kaletzky A review of Crary Jonathan , 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep ( London : Verso , 2013 ). Cited in the text as lc . Copyright © 2015 Qui Parle 2015 REVIEW ESSAYS The Future Is Bright 24/7 and the War on Sleep marianne kaletzky...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 513–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of sleep. I had to pant while opening a window to suspect it. And to admit it, I had to suffer a startling sweat while standing in line at a peddler’s handcart. I step out of the line, careful not to brush up against anything, to keep my shirt or pants from coming into further contact with my drenched...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and welcoming. Thousands sit on its thresholds. Others sleep inside. Some wail, others hallucinate. There are those who are laughing. Yes. Laughing. Their mouths and skulls are full of dirt. "Nothing endures" Wherever I lean, I hear the same echo: death's pulse crawling on distant walls...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 47–70.
Published: 01 June 2006
... an automaton: "Sleep!" "Wake up!" "Hallucinate!" "Become anesthetic!" "Be Qui Parle, Vol. 16, No.1 Summer 2006 48 MIKKEL BORCH-JACOBSEN cured!" "Forget!" "Remember!" Incapable of resisting, le sugges- tionne obeys blindly, without even knowing that he is obeying. Each...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 137–177.
Published: 01 December 2016
... is also that of the absence of rescue, or means of stop- ping this wound; there can be no end and no exiting this suff ering, because there is no other world to which we can escape; only in this sense is this “dreamless sleep” “sealed.”13 For Farbman it matters that the viewer...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 159–161.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., it allows his tail to be genetically muddy without embarrassment. The mugaworter sleeps head to tail. In fact the mugaworter appears to those who look at it without affection like a lump, a stump, a blurry patch, and often sleeps atop the hill...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 511–520.
Published: 01 December 2018
... readership at all. Need to sleep now before the cruel sun rises again in a few hours. Seville challenges me to rethink my desire to live in the desert. ] J: June 21, 2018 Ha! I remember that night. But I don’t remember your jumbled sentences. I saw your earnest interest in what it meant to make...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 June 2017
... desires, I mean (. . . all events are so connected help) would you like to sleep with me . . . By the close of the letter she’d already begun making notes about their prospective collaboration, which would become an integral part of the final (and, finally, contentious) piece. After listening...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Dickinson writes: “Now I lay thee down to Sleep - / I pray the Lord thy Dust to keep - / And if thou live before thou wake - / I pray the Lord thy Soul to make -” ( Poems , no. 1575A ). In substituting thee for me , Dickinson alters the familiar prayer such that now she is in the first instance talking...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 69–99.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of empty chairs occupies my attention for minutes. I would like to take a whole day just to walk around and look” (“st,” 72). Moving from fl atness to depth entails con- sequences beyond fl eshing out Sleeping Beauty or Mickey Mouse. According to neurologist Oliver Sacks, the difference between two...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in silence, not to sleep. And the glorious word of liberty They whisper and murmur, Till in unaccustomed strangeness . . .7 This poem of Goethe’s, copied on an anti- Nazi tract in 1943, evokes in itself the entire situation of the author of a tract...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 327–331.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Thought (2010), Ecology without Nature (2007), seven oth- er books, and more than sixty essays on literature, ecology, philosophy, food, and music. He blogs regularly at httpwww.ecologywithoutnature .blogspot.com harryette mullen’s poetry collections include Sleeping with the Dic- tionary (2002...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 127–150.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of a certain novel fatigue: the somatic in- dex of the obvious fact that novel-reading, like novel-writing, is work. How many naps did I take with David Copperfi eld sitting in my lap? As that image suggests, my fatigue wasn’t necessarily the same thing as boredom, and my sleep didn’t...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 15–43.
Published: 01 December 2016
... problem. “I ate my food between massacres [Schlachten]. / The shad- ow of murder lay upon my sleep”— these circumstances change the content of food and sleep, irradiating them with murder, a quality that is concept- destroying for food and sleep (“tp,” 39– 40). We can see how “food...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 139–169.
Published: 01 December 2005
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 85–101.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., Speech and Phenomena (1967), where Derrida invokes Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar” to illustrate the ab- sence that haunts all speech.4 Poe’s eponymous character awakens from a mesmeric-induced sleep and ironically announces: “I have been sleeping—and now—now—I am dead5...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 13–28.
Published: 01 June 2001
... take-over. In fact, it was not so much a revolutionary march as a ceremonial parade. Simonetta Falasca- Zampon i has summarized the events with particular punch: At 10:55 on the morning of October 30, 1922, in a sleep- ing car of the DD 17 train coming from Milan, Benito...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the sleeping guardians of the true religion at home, since “other- wise, for outward and bodily ceremonies, the Turkes and Jewes in their manifold devotions in their Oratories every day, and other Heathen would convince us of Idlenesse” (PP, 7). His title pages, in 16 qui parle spring/summer 2014...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2015
... with the male students in his class. Recalling Bartleby’s absorbing suspension of industry, Mr. Bu- fu’s sleeping or not sleeping with men matters less, in Wolfson’s account, than the seeming torpor of—how you say— his sleeping on the job. Mr. Bufu, who calls to mind the “too pretty...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the story of drunken Noah as recounted in Genesis 9:21–23. Here is the gist of that story: A drunken Noah exposes himself in his sleep. His son Ham discovers his nudity, laughs, and, in some medieval rabbinic commentaries, castrates his father. The other sons of Noah, Japheth and Shem, avert their eyes...
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