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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 (2016) 24 (2): 45–74.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of the skin, even if goose- fl eshed here and there; a skin sweating, suppurating, a vile skin like the skin of frogs who at least have the decency to be green, but whose thighs too have, symbolically, the widespread im- mensity of yours. It’s not what one sees, it’s what slips...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 143–158.
Published: 01 June 2022
... will alone. His straight-ahead stare prevented the occupants of passing cars from noticing the sweat on his brow. He took solace in the gun hidden in his trunk. The surprise “honeymoon” trip to Niagara Falls, nearly sixteen months after the couple’s marriage, delighted Betty. The pair met in 1956 when...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 December 2015
... for the college experi- ence, the one most readily branded by football games and sweat- shirts, co-ops, dorms, and fraternities, embodying all the personal signifi cance and potential nostalgia of the coming-of- age college ex- perience. “Berkeley” speaks the language...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 177–204.
Published: 01 December 2004
... are almost Elizabethan; he takes liberties with kings, queens and presidents; he emphasizes the physicality of his music with sweat, spittle and facial contortions; he performs the magical feat of making romantic melody issue from a throat of gravel...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 137–166.
Published: 01 June 2019
... (here again the heel), Penthesilea invests everything to get a bit of gratification (a gratification figured as food, but resolved in the end in the desire to graft): “And would it not be madness if just now, / After five sweat-filled suns of hot pursuit / And struggling for his fall, I should let go...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 19–49.
Published: 01 June 2021
... the French Christian movement Taizé, the subject of the monk’s online missive, form cathexes around Christ’s “suffering, his pain, his blood, and sweat” and a “demand for a tested experience [ ikhtibār ] of this sensory pain.” It is specifically in the catalyzation of “experience” ( khibra ) directed toward...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 105–135.
Published: 01 June 2023
..., wreaking a violence at once indifferent and massive. Bataille remarks how “the impressive quantity of constraint, resignation, suffering, sweat or submission to fear represented by capital stocks is not comparable to anything. It is what, in this world, has finally vanquished the majesty of kings...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 343–372.
Published: 01 December 2020
... this: Lohan, with his shirt unbuttoned and soaked in sweat, stands outside the prison in the snow, smoking a cigarette and recovering from whatever violent encounter he has just been engaged in. Again, the displays of camaraderie and collectivity are immediately challenged by moments of intense personal...
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