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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 79–92.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Lionel Ruffel Copyright © 2011 Qui Parle 2011 Do Books Have a Place in a Shanghai World? lionel ruffel Translated by Simon Porzak For those who haven’t yet noticed, there’s a tune everyone’s whis- tling nowadays, and it’s the tune of rankings and evaluations. We’re...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Antony Anghie Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 Whose Utopia? Human Rights, Development, and the Third World antony anghie In this provocative and stimulating book, Samuel Moyn boldly states that his intention is to provide a “true history of human rights” in order to “confront...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 179–206.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Daniel Colucciello Barber Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 World- Making and Grammatical Impasse daniel colucciello barber Not least from its ability to stand at times for both the earth itself and for what is on the earth or indeed in the purview of one individual...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 391–404.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the world born “from and of the everyday” to produce work that is decidedly expository and legible, no matter what epistemic antiblackness this enacts. 4 If one is to journey through the archives of slavery, to actively “sit in the room with history” 5 without reproducing the terms of engagement...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 December 2019
... sealed within the anecdote to meditate on a bond between Indian Ocean world (IOW) and Atlantic world slaveries, for their theoretical connection might be described in just such terms of an untapped yet looming, even threatening, insignificance. Hartman’s narrative experiment with Middle Passage memory...
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Qui Parle (2001) 12 (2): 57–105.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Steve Evans Copyright © 2001 Qui Parle 2001 "A WORLD UNSUSPECTED": THE DYNAMICS OF LITERARY CHANGE IN HEGEL, BOURDIEU, AND ADORNO Steve Evans The problematic of literary change has engaged every generation of writers and critics since the German Romantics at the turn...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Tyrone S. Palmer Abstract This essay thinks through the centrality of the concept of “the World” to theorizations of affect and the presumed correlation between feeling and world—that is, the notion that affective experience is necessarily generative of world(s)—that operates as an uninterrogated...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 51–86.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Alex Dubilet Abstract This essay proposes to rethink the conceptual associations that bind immanence to the secular and oppose it to (divine) transcendence. It asks: What if immanence is divorced from the conceptual opposition between the world and its openings to (divine) other(s), between...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 345–372.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Kevin Inston Abstract This article stages a dialogue between Jean-Luc Nancy’s postphenomenology and Sara Ahmed’s queer phenomenology to examine the conditions, ethos, and politics of world creation as well as the habits, obstacles, and inequalities that resist it. It argues that Nancy’s...
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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 (2022) 31 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Delali Kumavie Abstract This essay argues that Lesley Nneka Arimah’s collection of short stories, What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky , evokes para-worlds that reveal and contend with the world and its norms. Examining the collection’s entwinement of magical, mythical, and animist modes...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 319–328.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Ian James Abstract This article gives a personal recollection of discussions with Jean-Luc Nancy and offers a reflection on these together with a philosophical analysis of texts written by him that were published in 2020 in the volume La peau fragile du monde ( The Fragile Skin of the World...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2021
... it might mean not merely to live in a cyberneticized world but to actively participate and believe in such a world. Parisi’s response puts to philosophy an important task: not to seek the accommodations of an expanding concept of the human within a machinic world but to think with the logic...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Judith Butler Abstract Indefinite detention is a legal norm and practice that is increasingly acceptable throughout the world. It consists of arrest and forcible detention without a clear communication of crimes committed, and it can last indefinitely, since it deprives the detained of recourse...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 June 2022
... the essay demonstrates is how both the ghost and the poem are informed by logics of analog mediation (rather than representation): how the ghost finds purchase in the world only through bodily possession, spatial haunting, material displacement, and psychic transference and how the poem effects...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 231–295.
Published: 01 December 2022
... construction masquerading as mere ontological fact. Yet historians remain committed to the fiction as if it were fact, occluding the ways that narrating the Human requires evading full recognition of the ubiquity and permanence of anti-Blackness in the modern world. Indeed, this article argues...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 353–372.
Published: 01 December 2019
... for a philosophy of mathematics in Black studies. Ultimately, this essay offers mathematical nihilism as the only hope for blacks in an antiblack world. Blackness “in the raw,” as “the Thing as referent of undeterminacy or materia prima, hails blackness’s capacity to release the imagination from the grips...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 321–354.
Published: 01 December 2018
... critique of abstraction in light of tashkīk , systematic ambiguity or modulation. The essay argues that Ṣadrā’s influence can make generative contributions to Deleuzean thought in terms of process realism, tashkīk as disjunctive synthesis, immanent causality, singularity, and an optimistic, world-oriented...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 103–135.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of natural history. As the novel culminates in images and concepts that are essentially nonhuman, inhuman, or posthuman in character, it demonstrates an exacting knowledge of what the present is only now beginning to realize: after two world wars and humanity’s recent entry into what is called the age...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 491–512.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of literary production for Clifton and Jordan, as part of the way they privilege the creative world their mothers produced for them. The rhetoric of lynching takes on particular resonance here, as Clifton situates and privileges black women’s bodily sacrifices as part of the African American historical...
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