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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 130–145.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Mohammed Abdullah Hussein Muharram Despite the renewed interest in Arabic writing following Naguib Mahfouz's winning of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1988, the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the war on terror, and the US invasion of Iraq, texts by Arab authors are surprisingly absent from the major...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 56–79.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Bashir Abu-Manneh This essay adapts Theodor Adorno's conception of modernism to Arab and Palestinian historical conditions and argues that it is crucial for understanding the emergence and contours of Palestinian modernism. Key features, such as the disintegration of the individual and history...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 68–91.
Published: 01 November 2018
...José Felipe Alvergue This essay explores the manner in which disavowal exists in the contemporary contexts of liberal democratism, particularly the latter’s participation in Arab alienation, and how it is communicated, consequently, in the maintenance of a cultural hegemony over the signifying...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 148–152.
Published: 01 May 2012
...” to representations of Arabs in the English canon. His essay “Resisting the Violence of Oriental- ist Translation: Defining ‘Arab’ from an Arab Perspective” appeared in The Middle East Panorama(2011). Along with Muneer Ahmed Ali Yousef, he is currently working on an anthology of Arabic post- colonial fiction...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 104–112.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of Language (2001), offers three choices to its users, presets that will determine the language of the typographic and sonographic field: A (Arabic), C (Mandarin Chinese), or E (English).1 The structure of each is the same: mousing over the screen reveals fragments of linguistic signs and phonemes...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 37–48.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., going out to jazz clubs in neighborhoods where the signs were written more often in Arabic than in French, places so far away from tourist attractions that she wondered if they were in Paris at all. She had the minnesota review clung to Eric's side, often drifting off to sleep on his shoulder...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 87–100.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of California at Berkeley, and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. As a doctoral student, Asad did fieldwork in northern Sudan, where he studied the political structures of a group of nomads. This resulted in a first book, The Kababish Arabs: Power, Authority, and Consent...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 103–122.
Published: 01 November 2017
... on the edito- rial committee at that time were expected to know or learn foreign languages, to engage deeply with other cultures. Some spoke three or four; Anderson himself spoke French, German, Russian, Italian, Por- tuguese and Spanish; Fred Halliday spoke Persian and Arabic; Ben Brewster spoke...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 57–78.
Published: 01 November 2013
... as if, remarkably, he’s manag- ing to do three things at once: witnessing, self-critique, and entering the space of the dream. Watson  And Beckett? Rose  I now know a lot more about Beckett’s place in Israeli and Arab culture, where Beckett figures more prominently than I realized at the time (he’s...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2012
... with ra-ta-tat ra-rah of instant text. Here’s to what never boils over, the lid unrattled, lava deep in the volcano staying there, caldera stoppered, hurricane humbled to off-shore, pre-schooler sulk. Here’s to the repression Arab hip-hop. Here’s to not fussing about...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 123–138.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to Transform Society (Counterfire, 2011). His more scholarly and analytical books include Imperialism and Resis- tance (Routledge, 2006) and The Levellers’ Revolution (Verso, 2016). His experiences in Cairo during the so-called Arab Spring resulted in The People Demand: A Short History of the Arab...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 125–135.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., a factor in my not getting tenure at Brandeis University….but that’s another story. 132 the minnesota review taken the position . . . that the leadership [of the PLO] is obdurate and unreformable” (395). He goes on to call for Arafat’s resignation and suggests that Arab...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 175–180.
Published: 01 May 2020
... s, gender, and sexuality studies at Mills College in Oakland, California. She is the author of five books, including Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices against Violence (2014), which won the African Literature Association s 2016 Book of the Year Award, and Diasporic (Dis)Locations: Indo...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 123–127.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in Culver City, California. When I read these pieces, my blood ran cold, for what was being featured—and advocated—was the symbolic ritual lynching, pure and simple, of an Arab. The announcement that the ritual was going to take place; the detailed description...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 236–241.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Season of Migration to the North. Season of Migration to the North reverses Conrad’s Heart of Darkness: a dark-skinned Arabic-speaking African travels up the Thames to London, and in that northern heart of darkness he commits several unspeakably violent acts against white women...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 91–105.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... Right now I have an initiative in Africa that will probably end up resulting in some films because nobody’s paying attention there. In North Africa, I’ve got a number of films in development, and you’ll probably see stuff coming out from Arab filmmakers. There is almost nothing here now...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 75–82.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., a reclamation of the communist idea in the face of economic and political crises (particularly intense after the financial debacle of 2007 8, and again within the turmoil of the Arab Spring and Occupy movements of 2011). From this perspective, and with all of the dangers of theoreticism and off-the-shelf...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 25–46.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., we went into this rather small living room. I was shrewd enough to have taken this seriously, so I had actually prepared a talk, which was about the dream of the Arab in Book Five of The Prelude. I gave my little talk—it was a somewhat awkward situation—and after I was through...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 2011
... to The Politics of the Veil. Although several of your books and many essays have been trans- lated into French, this one has not. Scott  No, and it is not going to be translated. The French publishers all thought they had too much on the veil. However, it has been trans- lated into Arabic by a Moroccan...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
... . Ste. Croix G. E. M. de . 1981 . The Class Struggle in the Ancient Greek World from the Archaic Age to the Arab Conquests . Ithaca : Cornell University Press . ———. 2006 . Christian Persecution, Martyrdom, and Orthodoxy . Edited by Whitby M. Streeter J. . Oxford : Oxford...