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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Alenda Y. Chang Games as Environmental Texts alenda y. chang It is utterly diff erent in a cave. Within seconds you lose sight of your starting point. The sinuous passages twist and turn. Always you are confi ned by walls, fl oor, and ceiling. The farthest vistas are seldom...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Jan Mieszkowski Abstract Tracing a trajectory of literary and philosophical texts from the ancient atomists to the late twentieth century, this essay explores the surprisingly consistent role that dust has played in the conceptualization of language. In Lucretius, Sophocles, and the New Testament...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 291–320.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Thomas Schestag Abstract This essay gathers two contributions to conferences or panels delivered in 2015 and 2016. The liminal figure relating both incompletes is the Sammler , as discussed in two texts by Walter Benjamin: “Eduard Fuchs, der Sammler und der Historiker” (“Eduard Fuchs: Collector...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 433–455.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of archaeological evidence, philosophy, art, and literature. Laqueur builds on Aristotle’s conception of friendship as he explores what types of friendships we humans have with dogs and how such relationships may benefit both species. Nehamas responds to Laqueur’s text and Aristotle on philia as he traces...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... Postcritics depict critique as a violent hermeneutic practice of excavating a text’s hidden truths. This essay claims that postcritique’s understanding of critical theory is misguided and caricatural. By focusing on key thinkers of the critical tradition, particularly French philosophers, it argues...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 309–342.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Anna Feuerstein Abstract This essay analyzes two late Victorian texts by white women colonists in South Africa—F. Clinton Parry’s children’s book African Pets (1880) and Annie Martin’s memoir Home Life on an Ostrich Farm (1890)—to nuance understandings of animality as racialization. By reading...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 159–184.
Published: 01 June 2021
... theory of the mind already far more advanced than the theory of symbolic artificial intelligence, whose birth is redundantly celebrated in 1956 with the exalted Dartmouth workshop. In this text Hayek provided a synthesis of Gestalt principles and considerations of artificial neural networks, even...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 249–291.
Published: 01 December 2021
...” the key binaries of Western historiography of art and material culture: surface/depth, exteriority/interiority, visibility/invisibility, and malleability/rigidity. Focusing on imaginal representations of memory objects in Didi-Huberman’s two essays Bark and Being a Skull , the essay situates these texts...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 171–184.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Simone Stirner A review of Huyssen Andreas , Miniature Metropolis: Literature in an Age of Photography and Film ( Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2015 ). Cited in the text as mm . Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 On the Miniature, the Modern, the Metropolis simone...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 105–116.
Published: 01 December 2004
... — and this, quite precisely, because this 'we' is us, us all."2 The difficulties that befall conscience in the text of the Phenomenology, as conscience attempts to guarantee by means of its word its inward certainty and the dutiful character of its act, dramatize the imperfection of our...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 91–93.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Benedetto often speaks of her work in the language of encoun- ter: sometimes a handwritten note, sometimes a list, sometimes a photograph with writing on its surface. These textual encounters set up a confrontation with the spectator by means of the text’s “self-refl exive voice,” a voice...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 519–532.
Published: 01 December 2017
... is an attempt to attend to the possibilities of the text, the possibility that is the text—certainly the text as other—it is always already a response to another in which one cannot be certain if one is picking up a call from the text, or writing that very call into existence. So, even if one sees reading...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 95–143.
Published: 01 June 2020
... an enigma, both a monolithic bloc and a maze of eccentric and fragmentary paths, and at no level does it wholly resolve itself. This creates an additional level of uncertainty, as the reader is unsure where these differing images arise from, or how they pass into each other. How is it possible for the text...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 183–188.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Kristin Reed Copyright © 2012 Qui Parle 2012 TRANSLATION Versographies by Dmitri Prigov Introduction kristin reed Artists’ books are nothing new, nor is the use of text as visual performance. From Apollinaire’s Calligrams to Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky’s gallery...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 73–96.
Published: 01 December 2007
... traces of gazes, images and material objects.' Yet, almost all of Benjamin's texts were pub- lished in the absence of those images to which he implicitly or explicitly referred; the visual citations have been excluded. This is true of the earlier and later editions of his texts, as well as of his...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 25–63.
Published: 01 June 2020
... . “ Anti-Œdipe et autres réflexions: Année universitaire 1979–1980. 2, Cours du 3 juin 1980 ,” edited by Bibliothèque Nationale de France , February 1 , 2014 . gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k1282888 . Deleuze Gilles . “ The Brain Is the Screen .” In Two Regimes of Madness: Texts...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2012
...-Strauss, one of the fi rst to have felt the need to investigate, concerning the Autumn Crocuses, the mystery of “A Small Mythico-Literary Puz- zle” (a text published in The View from Afar). Lévi-Strauss does not present a reading of Apollinaire’s entire poem, but only...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 101–122.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., in my professional setting, are. Literature, the author, the text, the work—all these concepts are dated and situated. Moreover, only very few concepts cut across planes of existence as diverse (al- though related) as politics, culture, urbanization, territorialization, or domesticity. Public...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 243–261.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan A review of Cheah Pheng , What Is a World? On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature ( Durham : Duke University Press , 2016 ). Cited in the text as ww . Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 Divisions of Labor Between Cheah’s Worlds ragini...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 215–227.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Tara Hottman A review of Kluge Alexander and Negt Oskar , History and Obstinacy , ed. Fore Devin , trans. Langston Richard ( New York : Zone Books , 2014 ). Cited in the text as ho . Copyright © 2015 Qui Parle 2015 Message in a Bottle Alexander Kluge and Oskar...