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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 309–342.
Published: 01 December 2020
... understandings of animal-human relationships within the Victorian empire and thus revises Achille Mbembe’s taxonomy of colonial animality. Moving beyond comparison and the tendency to group multiple kinds of dehumanizing practices within slavery and colonialism under the term animalization , the essay suggests...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 335–352.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Copyright © 2019 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2019 ocean Sylvia Wynter poetics taxonomy blackness The sea is history. Derek Walcott 1 In my dream I was in a huge room with many people in it. Maybe it was a warehouse. Someone was breaking us into groups. I was in a group with other...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 June 2010
... elbows. In Europe, Eakins wrote to his father, he felt himself to be “a stranger.”2 At the same time, walk- ing around strapped with a Smith & Wesson, he “represented a fa- miliar national type within a popular French taxonomy of human difference,” writes Alan C. Braddock in Thomas Eakins...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 213–217.
Published: 01 December 2019
... (or unfinished) rebellions attends to the imaginative and political possibilities that lie dormant in the crypt, an act of waiting for what it does not see coming. The entanglement of imperial structures and racial taxonomies continues to reproduce oppressive forms that dispossess and destroy racialized...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 109–142.
Published: 01 June 2022
... is of freezer trucks in the alleyways of New York hospitals, where only so much decay could be stopped by cold. Alternatively, the image is of the SARS-CoV-2 virus budding with new spike proteins, prompting the naming of a new variant, where taxonomy is as a holdfast. I argue that the prion’s inability...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 387–398.
Published: 01 December 2021
... analysis and a hackneyed attention to race. Most illustrative of these problems is the loose taxonomy of neologized racial archetypes and features that Driscoll devises to open the book. Over just a few short sections of the introduction, he defines the English and US American Climate Caucasianists...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 281–306.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., three-quarters down the list of the old-fashioned Tamilian and Telegu names and the colonial taxonomies of age, ailments, distinguishing marks, and eventual fates (203 male adults, 87 female adults, 21 boys, 19 girls, 10 infants) is one Coopoosamy (male, 23). Loren Kruger points out that November 16...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 December 2014
... with the new natural sciences. Conse- quently, a new science of religion became possible, as suggested in the various taxonomies that began by the early seventeenth century to divide the world’s “religions” into four categories: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Idolatry.26 The fi...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 137–166.
Published: 01 June 2019
... intercourse and develop a different ethical relation to otherness. Asexual or agamous reproduction is mainly found in plants (most forms of it are also called vegetative), which is not to say that plants do not also reproduce sexually (i.e., by producing sexual difference). 7 Modern botanical taxonomy...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 275–286.
Published: 01 June 2014
... material to scholars with existing knowledge of vid- eo games and virtual worlds, McGlotten’s insightful taxonomy of in- game sociality paves the way for future work in the fi eld. Though not the fi rst scholarly study to look at iPhone appli- cations for cruising, McGlotten’s chapter on the widely...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 263–278.
Published: 01 June 2012
... structures for epistemology and teleology, quite literally feeding into heteronormative readings of the musical as performed by Rick Altman. In his The American Film Musical, Alt- man fetishistically delineates elaborate taxonomies to classify mu- sicals according to their narrative tropes...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 147–168.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... Alston, Epistemic Justification (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1989). For a taxonomy of foundationalist theories see S. Haack, Evidence and Inquiry: Towards Reconstruction in Epistemology (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers Ltd., 1993). 9 For a discussion of the difficulties...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 December 2010
...- tion of anal eroticism. The theological considerations emerge in the various hierarchies of being in the Middle Ages and those adopted in hierarchical taxonomies of early modernity. For discussion, see Tay- lor, CoR, and also Lewis Gordon, “Race Theory,” in The Encyclope...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 63–88.
Published: 01 June 2015
... pessimistic, but I’m really just urging us to stop reinscribing the taxonomies of the publishing marketplace and free ourselves to imagine art in ways that might be less mechani- cal. Literary criticism thus becomes a preference more than a univer- sal method. My own preference...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 June 2019
... and others heliotropic, but we claim to be No One–tropic. Having designated ourselves “a Nothing,” “the Nothing-Rose,” and “the No-One’s-Rose,” we bloom toward (or against) the “No One.” Putting a new spin on the flowers of rhetoric, Celan’s fourth stanza parodies classical taxonomies of tropes and figures...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 307–333.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., they imported the racial logic of the British Empire. Caste thus conceived signified, administratively and socially, in British India as a marker of ethnological difference at which class and phenotype intersected. British ethnologist H. H. Risley, whose phenotypic taxonomies within his 1901 People of India...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 December 2011
...). But without disputing the centrality of con- straints to gameplay, I might still point to something like Roger Cail- lois’s taxonomy of games in Man, Play and Games, in which games of confl ict (agôn) constitute only one, albeit primary, category of games, alongside...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 163–197.
Published: 01 June 2023
..., Sekula comments, Sander captures “the abandonment of a premodern taxonomy of labour. . . . With the unemployed sailor Antlitz der Zeit looks capitalism in the face for the first time” ( FS , 130). The nonsynchronous nature of Sander’s photographs of sailors, however, cannot be limited to a nostalgic...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 75–108.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., with parts oft en “correlated by means of a geometric notation system,” as is the case here.6 The designa- tions of the components, even once joined (thus giving form to the joinedness of what is joined), is key: in creating a taxonomy of visu- al representations in his 1967 Semiology...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., can be found in the work of Heidegger. In The Fundamental Concepts of Metaphysics Heidegger expounds on Dasein’s “world-forming” capacity as what separates the Human from the realm of the “world poor” animal and the “worldless,” inanimate stone. 42 In constructing a taxonomy of worlding capacity...