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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 105–116.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Karen Feldman THE BINDING WORD: CONSCIENCE AND THE RHETORIC OF AGENCY IN HEGEL'S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT Karen Feldman Who is responsible for all that gets said and done in a speech act? Is the speech act an act of speech, an act performed by speech and not just in speech? Is...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 55–120.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Cho Haejoang; Ueno Chizuko Speaking at the Border/Will These Words Reach . . . cho haejoang and ueno chizuko Translated by Teresa K-Sue Park and Miki Kaneda Translators’ Note The following letters are selections from an exchange between Cho Hae- joang and Ueno Chizuko that was fi...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 271–280.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Marianne Constable The use of the saying “Actions speak louder than words” renders problematic both political and legal judgments. With its often excruciating attention to language, law in particular insists on maintaining relations between speech and reality or between words and the truths that...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., prosopon pros prosopon . Prosopon , the Greek word for mask, gave rise to the rhetorical figure of prosopopoeia ( prosopon poiein : to confer a mask or a face). A striking occurrence of prosopopoeia is found in the eighteenth-century British genre called “it-narrative,” in which inanimate things speak and...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 June 2019
... comes perilously close to demonstrating that all verse unfolds under the aegis of the word dust . The essay closes by suggesting that Jorie Graham’s poetry offers a new perspective on what it would mean to read the surface of a text, particularly when that text is dusty. Nevertheless, dust is...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 103–135.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Ryan Crawford Abstract This essay takes the last pages of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time at its word: at the moment the narrator achieves a definitive conception of the work he intends to write, he sees society composed, not of people of flesh and blood, but of monsters fit for a museum of...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 June 2017
... unexpected elements at the root of all knowledge. It is this elimination that suggests to Chris Anderson the idea of the end of theory; in other words, it is what prevents “bifurcations,” that is, the prospect that new knowledge will open futures that would be not just negentropic but “neganthropological...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 June 2021
... breath: each word bears the weight of her lungs, none left unarticulated or lost among the bitter poignancy of images made into word. Placing Nina Simone’s rendition of “Strange Fruit” is an effort in trying to place breath. Simone’s interpretation is no wail or cry. Hers is a performance steeped in...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 291–320.
Published: 01 December 2018
... , 1879 . Georges Heinrich . Ausführliches lateinisch-deutsches Handwörterbuch . Hannover : Hahn , 1913 . Grønvik Otto . The Words for “Heir,” “Inheritance,” and “Funeral Feast” in Early Germanic: An Etymological Study of ON arfr m, arfi m, erfa vb and the Corresponding Words in the...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 December 2017
... different, “someone who has selected the sentiments that are being expressed and the words in which they are encoded.” Finally, a principal is the person “whose beliefs have been told . . . who is committed to what the words say”—someone who is willing, in today’s parlance, to own the words. If you find...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 213–214.
Published: 01 December 2004
... American Civil Liberties Union and examines the ways in which emerging tech- nologies affect our civil liberties. KAREN S. FELDMAN teaches in the Departments of Rhetoric and German at the University of California, Berkeley. She is author of Binding Words: Conscience and Rhetoric in...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 81–83.
Published: 01 June 2004
... antinomy. It is important to note the particular use and history behind the word "society" in his title. For lack of a better fit, in this trans- lation I use the word "society" for the German word Gesellschaft. Most famously, and the clear point of reference for Horkheimer, is the...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 57–104.
Published: 01 December 2004
... said to wear it awry. —Sigmund Freud2 The word is available as the sign for, so to speak, inner employment; it can function as a sign in a state short of outward expression. For this reason, the...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., Christopher. Word by Word: Emancipation and the Act of Writing. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013. Hayot, Eric. The Elements of Academic Style: Writing for the Humanities. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. Herzog, Tamar. Frontiers of Possession: Spain...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., information, poems, songs, parodies. A small piece of paper with a few words written on it, the tract “condense[s] pathos in its call to action” (141). The tracts Didi-Huberman quotes that emerged under the Nazi Occupation of France are a striking constel- 10 qui parle spring/summer 2016 vol. 24...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Man" - or, as Coetzee said, perhaps it is called "His Man and He" — he could not "remember," he said, which word should come first - "He" or "His Man." This is a complicated tease. Now "He" is "Robinson Crusoe"; his Man, Defoe (in a once uncustomary, now no...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 143–153.
Published: 01 June 2017
... what might be expected in a backyard animal. Mysterious, even magical, they are also mistreated and abhorred. I call them “possums,” but I could have said “opossums,” a word I never heard growing up. If you look the word up in Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (as well as the Oxford English...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2015
... on notice, the will- to- possess” as the fi rst con- dition of “the desire for Neutral.”3 In Barthes’s terms, ephexis is a koan about the possibility of recognizing desire in the absence of the terrorisms of its will- to- possess. This essay philologically con- siders the word like as it bears...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 June 2004
... itself "repressed." Yet with the end of George's "official canonization," Adorno maintains that a certain "critical freedom" can now be regained (NL2, 178). George is, in other words, ripe for redemption. This critical free- dom is not to be bought, however, at the cost of a simple recuper- ation...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 51–104.
Published: 01 December 2005
... theabsurdity of our situation. Born, thirdly, to the fate of being able to articulate that absurdity to one another in words: "Words are everything else in the world" (OP, 174). Santayana, unbelieving heir to the legacy of St. Paul's mythol- ogy (as was Stevens), became a student, then a critic of...