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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 183–212.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Nicola Masciandaro Copyright © 2014 Qui Parle 2014 Paradisical Pessimism On the Crucifi xion Darkness and the Cosmic Materiality of Sorrow nicola masciandaro Sunt lacrimae rerum —Virgil, Aeneid 1.462 All men have matter of sorrow; but most specially he feels...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 9–35.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Nicola Masciandaro Copyright © 2010 Qui Parle 2010 The Sorrow of Being nicola masciandaro The root of all pure joy and sadness is that the world is as it is. Giorgio Agamben, The Coming Community Not how the world is, is the mystical...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 June 2021
... energy, baptized in anger and disgust as much as sorrow, reverberates as a groan—that deep, nonlexical sound of despair; that low moaning breath when weight crushes the chest. It’s the breath of a person in pain, an attempt to assuage something they have no remedy for. Her groan is an indictment...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 159–161.
Published: 01 December 2011
... crows under a chair. In the waning grief an earthquake’s whiskers twitch in a box. Gog is sorrowful if the dappled shadows cut swallow holes out like open-heart surgery. When you see a gog you’ll know. Look closely at the gog, organically...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 287–290.
Published: 01 June 2014
... include Dark Nights of the Universe, coau- thored with Daniel Colucciello Barber, Alexander Galloway, and Eugene Thacker (2013); and And They Were Two in One and One in Two, coedited with Eugene Thacker (2014). Current and forth- coming projects include Sorrow of Being, a book...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 519–532.
Published: 01 December 2017
... reading, a complete reading, completed reading, then there would also be reading no more.        Contagion is a branded, brand new, sorrow.          It beats and heaves and heaves again,          In surviving, survived none—refused all.           It heaves and beats again. Or even, where...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 111–122.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., on the contrary, all those that follow from sorrow diminish this power. The difference be- tween these different kinds of states gives the subject the feeling of being alive. “Affect” can then be used as a generic term that not only comprises Spinoza’s definition but also characterizes...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of the “objective narration” that describes Benjy’s wail: “It was nothing. Just sound. It might have been all time and injustice and sorrow become vocal for an instant by a conjunction of planets.” 9 This short passage, which sounds as another echo of the chant of the “rusty pump,” can sum up the work of fiction...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of dead herring and staring blandly at the camera, appar- ently indifferent to the carnage at their feet), and the various justi- fications, including scientific ones, for denying animal pain—that first generates our puzzled horror, perhaps even sorrow, but a mut- ed sorrow, a sorrow over a typical...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 153–180.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., the grief, it also harbors. (Siward may be unable or unwilling to grieve, but Malcolm can: “He’s worth more sorrow, / And that I’ll spend for him” [5.9.18–19 The archaic, oracular theater conceives of the relation between image and act as a prophetic, perhaps a performative one: to think...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 June 2022
... not a repurposing of the old but an actual (scientifically defined) transformation. Within this paranormal space, Ogechi’s new child bears “her mother’s face,” and its joy is its only currency. Ogechi chants as she molds her new child, “ Let this child be born in sorrow. . . . Let this child live in sorrow. Let...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 151–182.
Published: 01 December 2012
... inasmuch as he is an intrud- er. It is for this reason that the Church Fathers placed envy in close proximity to sorrow for the good of others, but also to the eclipse of desire that this sorrow causes in the envious subject.22 Envy ac- quires the traits of a “capital vice” due...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2013
... interminable feature) is the feeling of happiness that straightaway submerges the child, the ravaging joy to which he can bear witness only by tears, an endless fl ood of tears. He is thought to suffer a childish sorrow; attempts are made to con- sole him. He says nothing. He...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 115–133.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., Sorrow, and the Feel- ing Brain (New York: Harcourt, 2003). 8. The constitutive role of imaginatio is discussed extensively by Susan James, “Narrative as the Means to Freedom: Spinoza on the Uses of Imagination,” in Spinoza’s Theological- Political Treatise...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 175–192.
Published: 01 June 2008
... things, And battles long ago; Or is it some more humble lay, Familiar matter of to-day? Some natural sorrow, loss, or pain, That has been, and may be again? 182 qui parle fall/winter 2008 vol.17, no.1 What e’er the theme, the maiden sang As if her...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 279–299.
Published: 01 June 2011
... among them) we are apt to encounter the Ambler, the Hurrying, the Hesitant, the Curious, the Sullen or Sorrowful Panhandler or his or her compeer, the Purveyor of Street Spirit. We might come upon Lucia Millie Dubose, or Cora Jane Ballisandro, or Sebastian Marshal Smith...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 December 2013
... from her devoted husband and knowing he is doomed to eternal pain? She cannot square her love and her belief in the face of his nonbelief. How, in short, can happiness and beatitude square with the wit- nessing of human sorrows? Hardcore Calvinism understood all hu- man suffering, including...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 135–160.
Published: 01 December 2015
... traditional military-political his- tories of the United States, such as Stanley Karnow, In Our Image: America’s Empire in the Philippines (New York: Ballantine Books, 1981), and Chalmers Johnson, Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Se- crecy, and the End of the Republic (New York: Henry Holt, 2004...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 11–37.
Published: 01 June 2004
... possession / What gives more disquietude, than pleasure; / But charitably diffusing it / To all round about him: / Making the most sorrowful countenance / To smile, / In his presence; / Always bestowing more than he was ask'd, / Always THE BAWDY...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... 31. Antonio Damasio, Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain (Orlando: Harcourt, 2003), 32. 32. Moore’s Law is named after Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, who predicted in the 1960s that integrated circuits could double the num- ber of transistors they could contain...