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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 373–385.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., the essay stages a passing encounter between Nancy’s thought of parting and the poetry of Walt Whitman. La vie est un départ . . . [Life is a departure . . . ] Nancy, Partir–Le départ It is this gentleness that also made Nancy a marvelous and deeply moving interlocutor with children. In his...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 185–201.
Published: 01 June 2012
... nation.1 This symbolic role Whitman partially assigns to literary precedents that the poet both appropriates and revises; the other part he assigns to the fi gure of the dead Lincoln summoned to au- thorize poetic speech by guaranteeing that it tallies the occasion which it is called forth...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 373–389.
Published: 01 December 2019
... interpretations of three well-known antebellum authors: Frederick Douglass, Henry David Thoreau, and Walt Whitman. Clearly written, subtly argued, and offering a model of rigorous yet open and generous critique, Antebellum Posthuman explores antebellum antislavery literature’s contestation not only of who ought...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Haven: Yale University Press, 2012. Davies, Catharine A. Whitman’s Queer Children. New York: Continu- um, 2012. Eagleton, Terry. The Event of Literature. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012. Edmond, Jacob. A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross- 218 qui parle...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 175–192.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of the (Victorian) ego. There are comparable moments of exultation in Pessoa: “Abram-me todas as portas!” (Open all the doors!) yells Campos in “Salutation to Walt Whitman,” where the exuberance and stylistic freedom of Whitman’s verse is embraced, identified with, as both sign...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 87–115.
Published: 01 December 2011
... ecocultural identity around the work of Walt Whitman, Pablo Neruda, and Derek Walcott.38 The origins of ecocriticism’s current turn toward postcolo- nial studies actually date back to Patrick Murphy’s wide-ranging work and, with respect to postcolonial theory more specifi cally, two books of 2000...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 157–197.
Published: 01 June 2018
... And these minor forms associated with minor figures—women, children, peasants—crucially offer a form of historical transmission and reproduction thought outside the traditional models of what might be called semination, whether Whitman’s dissemination or Pound’s broadcasting (which literally means the sowing...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 521–538.
Published: 01 December 2018
... trends, it is largely because of New York’s global cultural and financial reach. Notably, Robinson draws on the influence of two of New York’s most famous literary figures, Herman Melville and Walt Whitman, even including an odd side plot involving a sighting of Melville’s ghost and an attempt to recover...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 3–69.
Published: 01 June 2012
... with the presence of the other, and the self, as absence. Axel Nesme, in his contribution to this volume, begins to do precisely this, by reading the particularity of Walt Whitman’s fantastic processes of mourning the death of Abraham Lincoln. Nesme’s title—“Lyric Disaster”—already hints at some...
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Qui Parle (2001) 13 (1): 103–136.
Published: 01 June 2001
... was compatible with Western democracy, positing that it was a special synthesis of "Noval is" plus "Whitman," later formulated as "Goethe" plus "Tolstoy" (that is, German Kultur plus Western democracy and German ro- manticism plus Eastern-styled socialism, respectively...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 107–142.
Published: 01 December 2001
...- ment he has modified his famously destructive poetics so as to allow for the "positive power" of a "social productivity of meaning," an address to the context" (PM, 28, 80, 106, 81). Language poetry thus affirms its heretofore hidden link with Whitman, that is, affirms...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 143–178.
Published: 01 December 2001
... hailed as eagerly as Walt Whitman and which allows us as a nation to exist internationally' (SS, 89). 35 This fascination runs throughout O'Hara's art criticism. See in particular "David Smith: The Color of Steel"; "Franz Kline Talking"; "Larry Rivers: A Memoir — all...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 295–382.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Such is the vocation of poetry at least since Wordsworth and Keats, Baudelaire and Dickinson. Where but in the poem do modern human beings mobilize the resources of language to speak fully? Whitman affirms the poetic parole pleine with exuberance: “I . . . sing myself.” By the same token, Mallarmé testifies, as did...
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