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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 60–72.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Tobias Boes; Kate Marshall This introduction to the focus section on “Writing the Anthropocene” examines the challenges that the entry of our species into a new geological epoch poses for the humanities in general and for literary and media theory in particular. It proposes the hypothesis...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 73–82.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jesse Oak Taylor This article traces the implications of thinking about the Anthropocene from the perspective of the archives that make it visible, placing ice-core data and scientific research on historical climate alongside ideas of the archive in historiography and the humanities. Drawing...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 83–92.
Published: 01 November 2014
...James J. Pulizzi The word Anthropocene purposely draws our attention to the anthropos , the humans who are now changing the planet’s climate. We must not forget, however, what media theorists and philosophers like Marshall McLuhan, Friedrich Kittler, and Bernard Stiegler have pointed out—humans...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 93–101.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Tobias Menely Considering examples from Benjamin, Marx, and Hobbes, “Anthropocene Air” reflects on the conceptual difficulty that the atmosphere, the Earth’s gaseous envelope, poses for a materialist account of history. Against the backdrop of the systemic condition definitive of the Anthropocene...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 112–121.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Gabriele Dürbeck This essay discusses the value of the Anthropocene concept for the environmental humanities and in particular for the analysis of contemporary environmentally themed literature. The first part of the essay considers the culturally relevant consequences of the originally geographic...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 122–132.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Nicole M. Merola This essay considers Jeanette Winterson’s speculative novel The Stone Gods for the literary, formal, and tonal strategies it employs to diagnose and illuminate the material burdens of producing and living in the Anthropocene. Using the geologic tool of stratigraphy in concert...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 133–142.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Derek Woods The Anthropocene demands new concepts of scale for social, cultural, and aesthetic theory. The first concept of scale critique is scale variance, which means that variable physical constraints produce disjunctures among scales. This article explicates this concept in a reading of Ray...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 143–152.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Noah Heringman This essay compares popular and scientific responses to the accelerated climate change and resource exhaustion associated with the Anthropocene. Debates in stratigraphy and other scientific disciplines grapple with the convergence of geologic and historical time, while popular...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 153–162.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Calina Ciobanu This article argues that Margaret Atwood’s postapocalyptic MaddAddam trilogy, composed of the novels Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood , and MaddAddam , imagines how humankind might come to reconstitute itself at the end of the Anthropocene—that is, once it has decimated...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 61–72.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Henry Ivry As the Anthropocene has migrated from the life and physical sciences into the humanities as both a theoretical and material condition, there have been a growing number of critics who have critiqued the Anthropos of the Anthropo cene, arguing that the monolithic humanity imagined...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 102–111.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Margaret Ronda “Anthropogenic Poetics” considers the new implications for conceiving literary tropes such as personification, apostrophe, and prosopopoeia in light of the ecological relations of the Anthropocene Era, where the nonhuman environment is imbued with signs of human determination...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 163–171.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Joshua Schuster This essay rereads Maurice Blanchot’s The Writing of the Disaster as a guide for the age of the Anthropocene. I consolidate a series of theses from the book that brings out the systemic ecological thought implicit in Blanchot. The essay discusses both the terms of disaster...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 56–68.
Published: 01 May 2021
... brought to the zone were it not for the absence of humans. Geographer Jamie Lorimer (2015) argues in Wildlife in the Anthropocene that the wilderness idea col- ludes with an apocalyptic conservationist culture. Indeed, in the case of Chernobyl, humans stay away precisely because the disaster is so...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 83–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Tsing A. L. Bubandt N. . 2016 . “ Anthropologists Are Talking—About the Anthropocene .” Ethnos 81 . doi.org/10.1080/00141844.2015.1105838 . Harney Stefano Moten Fred 2013 . The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study . Brooklyn, NY : Autonomedia . Harvey...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 94–101.
Published: 01 November 2019
...: An Environmental History of the Anthropocene since 1945 . Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press . Morris Craig Jungjohann Arnie 2016 . Energy Democracy: Germany’s Energiewende to Renewables . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Nelson Sara Braun Bruce . 2017 . “ Autonomia in the Anthropocene...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 62–67.
Published: 01 November 2019
... economy, cultural heritage, affective attachments to property, the Anthropocene or Capitalocene, the legacy of communism, and the politics of institution building. Copyright © 2019 Virginia Tech 2019 the commons political economy Anthropocene communism social reproduction Works Cited...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (100): 118–131.
Published: 01 May 2023
... . Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . Haff Peter . 2014 . “ Humans and Technology in the Anthropocene: Six Rules .” Anthropocene Review 1 , no. 2 : 126 – 36 . Houser Kristin . 2018 . “ AI...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 139–145.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Agencies in Anthropocene Seas,” discusses the strange sea depth and its material flows and layers being impacted by human actions. Chapter 5, “Oceanic Origins, Plastic Activism, and New Materialism at Sea,” contrasts supposed marine origins of the human species —​Rachel Carson describes a Darwinian...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 73–92.
Published: 01 May 2022
... . Turchi Peter . 2004 . Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer . San Antonio, TX : Trinity University Press . Wark McKenzie . 2015 . Molecular Red: Theory in the Anthropocene . London : Verso . Wegner Phillip E. 2020 . Invoking Hope: Theory and Utopia in Dark...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 174–180.
Published: 01 November 2014
...: A Forum on Fiction. He is currently working on two new books tenta- tively titled “The Poetics of the Anthropocene” and “Down from the Magic Mountain: Thomas Mann, American Culture, and the Mak- ing of a Twentieth-Century Author.” Calina Ciobanu is a PhD candidate in English at Duke University...