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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 85–86.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Harryette Mullen Selections from Tanka Diary harryette mullen Harryette Mullen writes: My tanka diary started with a desire to incorpo- rate into my life a daily practice of walking and writing poetry. Normally I go for short walks in various parts of Los Angeles, Venice, and Santa...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 221–232.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... The issues immediately at hand are the formal aspects of the discourse and the tracing movement (the roaming, Wandern) of the writing: the fi rst circumscribes a locus, and the second displaces a “style,” a “walk” or gait, in Virgil’s sense when he says, “her walk reveals...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., the bearing and acknowledging of it, and nothing else? And what, precisely, are the stakes of regis- tering these losses?7 Rings pivots around two hopelessly obvious but compelling ori- entational schemes: walking and geography. Walking is perhaps the simplest and most universal of human acts...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 587–589.
Published: 01 December 2017
... . Didi-Huberman Georges . The Man Who Walked in Color , translated by Burk Drew S. . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2017 . Edmondson George , and Mladek Klaus , eds. Sovereignty in Ruins: A Politics of Crisis . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2017...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2003
... dances. The ballet pirouettes, light hopping, and sweeping arm gestures of Kreutzberg's dance are for the most part absent from butoh (although butoh dancers occasionally mock such elements); but other aspects of Kreutzbergs work — the casual flat-footed walk and the low position...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 157–181.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the meaning of a thing, which is there- fore never sacred but always volatile. Because of that, when Tho- reau walks through a space populated by his things he is walking through meanings, which affect those things just as his walk also Arsić: Thoreau...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 143–153.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., “spotless” and “faithful,” or something lost to evil enchantment, locked in white skin. When Stella was just six months old, I began to scream out, “Tree it, tree it,” as we walked down the street. Out of what memory did the words and the vehemence come? Even now, when she is nearly crippled...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 December 2012
...: “Behold, Zarathustra. The people too learn from you and come to believe in your doctrine; but before they will believe you entirely one thing is still needed: you must fi rst persuade us cripples . . . You can heal the blind and make the lame walk; and from him who has too much behind...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 101–125.
Published: 01 December 2013
... as it does the fi gure of the walking dead (“dl,” 182).4 Up with Dead People This project draws heavily on LaBruce’s 2008 gay zombie fi lm, Otto; or, Up with Dead People. LaBruce gained subcultural and academic attention5 in the 1990s and early 2000s with fi lms like...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 203–234.
Published: 01 June 2012
...- walking-on-the-journey act). The gesture is an acoustically driven element that informs the visual realm, resulting in an image that intercepts what is heard. It hints at the ways we remain unaware of the acoustic instruction of the textual, dramatic, and visual. Yes-singing...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 219–229.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that dichotomizes private belief and public expression and that elides practices and sensorium. The distance between self and other in theories of religion and mediation collapses in the body-worlds of Santeros (Santería priests). In Beliso–De Jesús’s view, Santería “is a somatic experience of walking...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 511–520.
Published: 01 December 2018
... you feel the same fear?) Perhaps fear is also what makes me want to be a step ahead, as you want to walk in step. But that pulling back is also the challenge I referred to, what might allow me to be another self. Not all friends are so inspiring/challenging. But, if I want to revert to idealizing, I...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 15–43.
Published: 01 December 2016
... on a postcard, are essentially related to the fi gure of a ruling power” can be com- pared to Brecht’s note on everyday fascism in the 1930s: Ah, what an age it is When to speak of trees is almost a crime For it is a kind of silence about injustice! And he who walks calmly across...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 December 2011
... some bodies normal, some bodies broken, and some bodies food. The Freak and the Patient In my life I have been compared to many animals. I have been told I walk like a monkey, eat like a dog, have hands like a lobster, and generally resemble a chicken or penguin. These comparisons have 192...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 115–145.
Published: 01 June 2004
... we read a description of "Santayana at Seventy": Unless it was raining heavily, we would walk to a near- by restaurant for luncheon, and here Santayana would order a dish that struck me as being rather rich, such as a spicy Indian curry...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 513–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... The baking resumes, hotter than ever. When you go out now, it’s a hairdryer trained on your face, it’s an oven with its door left open. Walking around is out of the question. In parks, walkers are dropping like flies. The stretcher carriers with red cheeks come pick them up unconscious. Their air-conditioned...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of Contemporary Capitalism,” 90 ). 47. “What he dreamed of was this road (as he walked on it), this dustiness, / but without their steps on it, their prints, without / song—” ( Graham, “Orpheus and Eurydice,” 18 ). 48. Graham, “Break of Day,” 115 . 49. Graham, “Manifest Destiny,” 97...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 69–99.
Published: 01 December 2014
... over the same period. But modernity, we know, was never simply defi ned by speed and mechanical reproduction. Walter Benjamin recounts the tale of fl a- neurs in the 1840s walking turtles on leashes through Parisian ar- cades.12 In 1856, Victorian sage John Ruskin sounded...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 335–352.
Published: 01 December 2019
... changed the climate; a culture of sexual violence. Many factors make this world unbreathable for me. And yet. There are stories that say that whales once walked the land and then evolved to live in the ocean. There are other stories that say that we were once whales who grew feet and walked onto...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 137–177.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven. We have adopted Christianity merely as an improved method of agri- culture.45 Settling, in Thoreau’s imaginary, is “once and forever,” while camping, like walking, is privileged as a pluralizing, iterative practice, ironical- ly more...