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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 32–33.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Nicholas Samaras Nicholas Samaras Reasons for Adoption Manifesto Because you reach the point of there being so much of the present joy it spills over into the past, until the past tinges with the ill-dreamt never was. Because one has won you for you. Because you come to understand...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 106–118.
Published: 01 May 2013
... instance of logocentrism and ontotheology, those ancient traditions in which things speak their being and call out yearningly to the observer. This essay contends that scholars working in these areas would recognize these problems if they adopted a more inclusive conception of the history of thought—a...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 142–156.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Rosemary Haskell; Ashna Ali; Christopher Ian Foster; Supriya M. Nair Novelist Fatou Diome, Senegalese migrant to France, in 2019 reached the twenty-fifth year in her adopted country. Silver-anniversary motives encouraged the author to chart the quarter century of progress of this “megaphone of...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 26–27.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... They even have a medical section in the store where we can take her when she gets sick. Options, I think, unsure how to respond. I figured we d adopt a child because we hadn t been successful naturally. As adopted chil - dren without histories ourselves, it seemed the most natural thing to do. But...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 177–180.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., et al., eds. Outsiders Within: Writing on Transnational Adoption. Cambridge, MA: South End P, 2006. Young, Paul. The Cinema Dreams Its Rivals: Media Fantasy Films from Radio to the Internet. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2006. Zunshine, Lisa. Why We Read Fiction: Theory...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 167–169.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., 2007. Thompson, Krista A. An Eye for the Tropics: Tourism, Photography, and Framing the Caribbean Picturesque. Durham: Duke UP, 2007. Trenka, Jane Jeong, et al., eds. Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption. Cambridge, MA: South End P, 2006. Wang, David Der-Wei, and Carlos Rojas...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 301–307.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of interpretive acts, he has to deny the Kantian and Chomskyan claims to universality. Fish still doesn’t want to adopt a total subjectivism or skepticism in which there are no grounds for arguing that one interpretation is wrong and another is right. But whereas Kant...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 111–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
... appears as the site of alienation by transnational capital, the consumer as a sign “which only asymptotically approaches the form of a real social agent . . . at best a chooser” (42). While the essay’s primary optic registers creative acts of indigenization and imagina- tion, adopting the world...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 144–152.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and laments that Awoonor translated and analyzed.6 While the poem initially adopts a locodescriptive mode, albeit the para- doxical one of this posthumous prospect, the fifth line “the memory of death” shatters the syntax of the first sentence as it unfurls and intro- duces the means by which...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 56–59.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... How has Katrina left a permanent mark not only on the Gulf South but also on our larger national imaginary? What les- sons, if any, have we learned, and what actions and policies have we adopted to better mitigate against future disasters? Haunting though the images may be, the flooded homes...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 185–189.
Published: 01 November 2007
... and adopt the mantle of cultural criticism. Literary scholars continue to forge into many different realms of scholarly discourse, including environmental and legal studies, and cultural and intellectual history, to name a few. Maurice Lee’s Slavery, Philosophy, & American...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2008
... even proofreading. That’s how confident I am. And that’s how enthused I remain at the prospect of a university without students. I’m not clear yet whether my Dean will adopt the GLOBAL EDUCATION INITIATIVE in toto, but she emailed me the next morning to arrange...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 68–74.
Published: 01 November 2019
... fascism. The center points out that the 1968 publication of The Tragedy of the Commons signals a turning point for Hardin. After that point, he began calling for the United States to reject the UN Declaration of Human Rights, and he began arguing that the US government should adopt coercive measures...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 177–183.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the social Whole. These effects can then be studied and evaluated according to whatever (political) perspective one chooses to adopt. Thus, the normative distinction between "right" and "wrong" gives way to the discursive distinction between a "productive" or a "non-productive" or an...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 191–197.
Published: 01 November 2007
... associate themselves with Ginsberg’s failures to find a way to work against the cooptation of counterculture by corporate interests; despite that, the easy adoption of his image as a nostalgic lifestyle brand points directly to his failures. Ginsberg’s failures to negotiate...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 153–159.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the “theory” they attack is the offspring of a certain strain of French Heideggerianism—a Derridean inheritance, referenced in “Against Theory” in an Americanized, New Critically-inflected Paul de Man—then the language they adopt to attack it might be traced back to the analytic philosophy...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... adopting by saying it —​in short, the pre- conditions of knowing and speaking understood in terms of concep- Brennan Interview 67 tual leads, the ramifications of context, and intellectual debts. This would lead to a certain dialectical understanding of the...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 113–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
... completely on English in some of his works, refusing to write in it and instead adopting Gikuyu. The decision to abandon English was made during a traumatic imprison- ment in December 1977 following the upheaval that accompanied the release of his novel Petals of Blood, a harsh critique of...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 284–288.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... Rather, Wittgenstein and Lewis worked against what they recognized as growing norms of modernism, adopting “the tools of modernism in order to criticize modernism” (11). For Lewis, this took form as a “reactive” and “defensive” version of the manifesto (Blast), a form that had grown to...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 123–127.
Published: 01 November 2006
... his silence about reparations over the past few years signal that his anti-black racism is unacceptable even to his own political base? Doesn’t the fact that ABOR has not yet been adopted as policy by any of the state legislatures before which it was brought indicate that Horowitz’s witch...