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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 54–66.
Published: 01 May 2020
... authors and activists like Fatou Diome, Shailja Patel, Abdourahman Waberi, and Igiaba Scego contribute to a new literary, cultural, and political genre called migritude. Migritude initially indicated a group of younger African authors in Paris but has since expanded to include Europe beyond France...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 77–94.
Published: 01 November 2021
... hypothesis of this article is that, in its insistence on the primacy of the “radically other,” contemporary posthumanist political thought forecloses an important route to one of its own central goals: building paradigms for thinking about shared, multispecies worldings. The authors argue that the basis...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 97–107.
Published: 01 May 2011
... teaching and student learning. The authors critique neoconservative practices of academic freedom and propose that advocacy—the passionate engagement of ideas leading to a principled stance—is a more pedagogically sound and ethically appropriate approach to engaging students in the classroom. © 2011...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 91–96.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Martin Puchner In response to Max Brzezinski’s critique of my role in the New Modernist Studies, an alleged movement whose founding document I am said to have authored ( Poetry of the Revolution [2006]), I use this movement as a test case for the two methods under discussion (the question of how...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 111–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Darko Suvin Poetry is approached as topological cognition, with its furthest horizon being communism. In alienated times, the poet-creator participates in politics as an antipolitics, by suturing conceptual thought to immediate sensual experiences. The author develops this horizon by emancipatory...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 73–94.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Elizabeth Mazzolini Comparing the coverage of three recent drug epidemics, the author argues that representations of drug users and producers indicate crises regarding the location of power. Crack in the 1980s and 1990s was seen to exist among users run amok in abandoned inner cities...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 68–74.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of this nation. The author argues that the example of Standing Rock allows us to see the convergence and conflict among neoliberal biopolitics, white environmentalism, and the notion of the commons. Copyright © 2019 Virginia Tech 2019 biopolitics commons Standing Rock biopolitical racism David Harvey...
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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...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 157–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Ashna Ali; Ashna Ali; Christopher Ian Foster; Supriya M. Nair This interview with Igiaba Scego, renowned Italian author and journalist of Somali descent, explores the relationship between letteratura della migrazione , the italophone migrant literary movement of the 1990s and early 2000s...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 104–123.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Eleanor Paynter; Ashna Ali; Christopher Ian Foster; Supriya M. Nair Migritude literature, or the literature of postcolonial migration, is often autobiographical and thus productively read through the lens of life writing. How authors position the immigrant self as subject sheds light on narrative...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 82–100.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the ideology of American individualism at the heart of contemporary sense making. The author argues that the limitations of this political project are instructive and relevant beyond the confines of a scholarly interest in poetry, which are revealed through readings of Harryette Mullen. © 2021 Virginia Tech...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 56–68.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Margret Grebowicz This article takes its cue from Timothy Morton’s invitation to think all things in terms of radioactivity. Instead of focusing on objects, however, the author explores radiation in the imagination of animal desire in the nuclear dystopia. Her working hypothesis...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 95–121.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Serres’s oeuvre, and the implications Serres exposes in terms of a natural philosophy ( Bühlmann 2020 ), through what the author sees as the quantum literacy of a world poetics of the current present. Such a literacy is literacy for which the constitutive relation for theoretical thought—between light...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 122–143.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... Through analysis of worlds made possible in science fiction, the author builds on his previous theoretical work to develop what he calls “a method for radical utopian cognition”—one that sees cultural cognition based in logic, emotions, and a utopian frame in which destiny or resolution is not dictated...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 61–72.
Published: 01 May 2022
... whitewashes the asymmetric inequities of the humans of humanity. While much of this work has advocated for a dismissal of the Anthropocene concept, this article traces an alternate trajectory that has begun to emerge at the juncture of Black studies and literary theory. In this article, the author considers...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 2011
... on secularism. Scott was trained as a social historian of France, and her first book was The Glassworkers of Carmaux: French Craftsmen and Political Action in a Nineteenth-Century City . With Louise Tilly she authored Women, Work, and Family . As founding director of Brown University's Pembroke Center...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 113–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
.../nonnative distinction as expressed in the experiences of postcolonial writers as well as of teachers and learners of English. Literary authors discussed include Amitav Ghosh, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, and Michael Harnett. Case studies from the English-as-a-second-language classroom are borrowed from the fields...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 131–142.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., however, is ultimately ambivalent because it depends on his position as an artist-critic; thus, rather than endorsing an alternative method, the essay, following Coetzee's imperative to “speak without authority,” simply leaves the question provocatively open. © 2011 Virginia Tech 2011 Works Cited...
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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 (2020) 2020 (94): 175–180.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Literature among others and appears in numerous online literary journals. Rodney Gomez is the author of Ceremony of Sand (2019) and Citizens of the Mausoleum (2018). His book Arsenal with Praise Song is forth- coming. Robin Gow is a professor and MFA student of creative writing at Adelphi University...