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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 211–218.
Published: 01 May 2005
... ( Summer 1994 ): 10 - 20 . —. “ Why Johnny Can't Write .” Public Interest 120 ( 1995 ): 3 - 13 . Traub James . City on a Hill . Reading, MA : Addison Wesley , 1994 . —. “ Class struggle .” New Yorker 19 Sept. 1994 : 76 - 90 . Mary Soliday How to Win Your Argument...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 87–100.
Published: 01 May 2009
...David Cerniglia © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 David Cerniglia The Culture of Argument: An Interview with Amanda Anderson Amanda Anderson diagnoses some of the glitches of contemporary theory and advocates a renewed standard of rational debate in her book, The Way We Argue...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 5.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Sarah Sarai © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Sarah Sarai Further Arguments If there is a god you must sculpt my bellied likeness then bury me so dirt chokes my cry. If there is a god you must bruise me with your broad...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (100): 65–79.
Published: 01 May 2023
... by unexpected encounters with ideas, arguments, and artworks. My defense of misreading as a creative act, however, asks for a broader description of contingency that includes accidents, misprisions, and fortuitous faults in memory generating flights of fancy and unbidden and unexpected imaginative analogies...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 133–140.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Susan Hegeman; Christian P. Haines; Peter Hitchcock The concept of the commons is central to an argument that connects indigenous people and their struggles both to global politics and to radical reconceptualizations of the relationships among knowledges, resources, and human communities...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 124–141.
Published: 01 May 2020
... together a critique of these theorists of urban experience with Sandro Mezzadra’s arguments about the autonomy of postcolonial migrants, who are subjects and agents despite and because of the determinations of the political field, this article probes the subjection of postcolonial migrants in the city...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 97–110.
Published: 01 May 2014
... being hallucination and the other being paranoia. Based on Mikhail Bakhtin’s argumentation, this essay studies four sorts of paranoiac characters in Mo Yan’s novels: innocent fools, tricksters, rogues, and cranks. It is through these masked fools that Mo Yan is able to apply “hallucinatory realism...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 126–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Lisa Fluet Fluet’s essay develops a survey of the argumentative claims of the area of affect studies devoted specifically to the assessment, and critique, of “happiness.” The central focus is a review of Sara Ahmed’s study The Promise of Happiness (2010), which Fluet places within the context...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 109–125.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in the humanities, it has also ironically brought many of its arguments closer in form to the positions of the neoliberal and neoconservative orthodoxies it positions itself against. In particular, its tendency to reduce politics to clashes between oppressive state powers and individuals seeking personal freedom...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of Christianity. While Engels argued for the latter, Luxemburg and Kautsky argued for the former. Some of the basic assumptions of these arguments persist in biblical scholarship: the appeal of Christianity to the lower classes, the ground-shaking nature of the movement, but also the betrayal involved in becoming...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Francescomaria Tedesco In the interview that follows, Timothy Brennan argues that intellectual history is a dimension missing from most cultural theory. He suggests that this weakens theory, since intellectual history is not simply the frame for arguments but part of the substance of statements. He...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 131–142.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and objectivity, presence and distance in terms of their implicit relationship to secular models of argument, deliberation, and rationality. Drawing on Bruno Latour's discussion of religious speech, the essay suggests that the relevant distinction is not between surface and deep reading but informational...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
... candidate valuation —this article poses an argument in favor of structural changes to the hiring process that would democratize faculty bodies at so-called top US institutions as well as throughout the academy. © 2015 Virginia Tech 2015 faculty hiring academic inequality institutional affiliation...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 199–205.
Published: 01 November 2007
... (less than two hundred pages) for writing students, focusing on the key formal patterns or “moves” most often made in academic arguments. These moves take the form of templates, understood here as preexisting elements, staples of academic writing. Here is an example...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 41–43.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the minnesota review Counter argument: But you were already adult, your mid-twenties. Counter argument: Did she hold a knife to your vagina, conduct the surgery herself? Refuting argument: She chauffeured me there, commented on my blistered toes. Counterargument: But you walked into the abortionist s office...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 153–159.
Published: 01 May 2008
... on which literary theory is attacked in the essay—as making falsely generalizing claims about language in abstracto—is exactly the kind of argument Knapp and Michaels put forth in their “pragmatic” plea for the identity of meaning and intention. Their essay asks one question...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 197–203.
Published: 01 May 2009
... or others intone: “I don’t like the argument of this book” or “I don’t understand the argument of that essay?” As readers of texts, we are often called upon to distill an argument, to massage it a bit so that we can hopefully engage in new understandings—understandings which bring us...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 95–111.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of "superserviceable feminism" relates to the unregulated silent economy of service and to the overall gendered labor of the university is also apparent in contemporary theoretical arguments addressing feminism. Feminist texts that chronicle and assess academic feminism today, including Cool Men...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 225–238.
Published: 01 May 2005
...-7). Given that he's against so many things, we might reasonably wonder what he's for, and this book doesn't go very far toward spelling that out. This in itself is hardly a legitimate criticism, but some of the things he seems to be for are vulnerable, in my view, to his own arguments...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 69–81.
Published: 01 May 2021
... invaluable insight into human behavior is perhaps the most at-hand argument for establishing lit- erature s value for those outside the field of literary study. But familiar as this claim might be, it fails to identify what exactly the study of literature as opposed to reading the most canonical of novels...