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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 8.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Toni Thomas © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 the minnesota review Toni Thomas My Mother’s Body Turns Traitor on Her til she doesn’t recognize herself anymore curtains the bathroom mirror scissors herself out of family photograph...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 89–99.
Published: 01 November 2010
... de la communauté .” Cahiers de philosophie 18 ( 1994-1995 ). Roberto Esposito Flesh and Body in the Deconstruction of Christianity Condensing into a single formula a more complex argument already presented elsewhere, in The Sense of the World Jean-Luc Nancy clearly distances...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 48.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Allison Berry © 2015 Allison Berry 2015 Allison Berry The Body Is Not Ekphrastic One in four Americans lives within three miles of a toxic waste dump. The body asks how far is far enough. Self-immolation seems the only sane choice, the body transubstantiated to...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Whitney Stark In this semimanifesto, I approach how understandings of quantum physics and cyborgian bodies can (or always already do) ally with feminist anti-oppression practices long in use. The idea of the body (whether biological, social, or of work) is not stagnant, and new materialist...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 83–95.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Marie-Luise Angerer Throughout a large part of the twentieth century, the body was interpreted as a field of signs, the meaning of which pointed to an unconscious dimension. At the height of the popularity of structuralism, Jacques Lacan deemed the unconscious to be “structured like a language...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 59–68.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Monika Rogowska-Stangret This essay sketches cartographies of new materialism with reference to theoretical dynamics and transformations of the category of the body. By tracing interconnections between concepts of corporeality coined by Elizabeth Grosz, transcorporeality developed by Stacy Alaimo...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Bodies: A Study in Medieval Political Theology (1957). They use Kantorowicz’s periodization to bracket off the body as an immune medieval historical form from the twelfth century. Biddick tells a tale of three bodies (corpora) to show the entangled combustibility of the Christian institutional imaginary...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2018) 2018 (90): 91–99.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: crawling with amateur adventurers who can afford it and littered with the corpses of those who do not make it down. Indeed, the mountaineer summiting Everest has become the ultimate figure of human achievement, a sort of mascot of upward mobility. Today’s climbing body is more often than not presented as a...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2018) 2018 (91): 68–91.
Published: 01 November 2018
... apertures through which the American body politic is projected, namely, speech acts. The stakes in examining speech acts, for which I turn to poetry and the work of Solmaz Sharif and Rob Halpern, involves thinking about the commons. For one, because liberal democratic identity revolves around a deliberative...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... like the “discursive regime,” the “body-without-organs,” or the “Real” to be the work of mostly French intellectuals of the Left, Brennan suggests that many of these ideas are variants of concepts from the interwar German philosophical Right. Testing the thesis that the history of these concepts casts...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 57–70.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and film criticism by C. Namwali Serpell, renée c. hoogland, and Eugenie Brinkema develop methodologies for exploring how the arts move us — how they impress themselves upon our bodies and create effects in the world. Adding to the current conversation about postcritical reading, surface reading...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 132–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Michelle Ty Samuel Beckett's body of work is a literature committed or, more accurately, given over to nonsovereign states of being. Taking as a point of departure the prominence of choicelessness in Beckett's writing — along with the difficulties it introduces for character (which hardly develops...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 65–79.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Janell Watson Kaja Silverman's body of work spans the disciplines of English, film studies, semiotics, psychoanalytic criticism, feminist theory, masculinity studies, and art history. In this interview, Silverman discusses her career as an interdisciplinarian, beginning with the days when...
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the minnesota review (1 November 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. Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera Academic Imperialism; or, Replacing Nonrepresentative Elites...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 8–9.
Published: 01 November 2010
...David Welch © 2010 by Virginia Tech 2010 David Welch Ways with We Mirror People [after Jack Spicer] I wanted to touch the bell because I wanted to touch a body.   I wanted to say O, I do not know what to not do with the body, then the sounds came...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 16–17.
Published: 01 May 2017
... is when I began calling my body a garden. I ate seed after seed, eventually learning I was not as fertile as I had hoped, my insides crumbling soil, something nothing can take root in —​ what comes out is never a miracle. I have heard giving birth is the most intimate experience, that a...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 24.
Published: 01 November 2012
...W. Todd Kaneko © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 W. Todd Kaneko Pop Song Remember junior high school when we were thirteen going on twenty, our Adam’s apples blossoming in throats like swamps. Our bodies refused to be defined by our undergarments because we were so hot...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 54.
Published: 01 May 2013
...! O right thumb and bent Knee! O double blink, O air hug! You are The signals we need To read the human, The other octagon And flashing light. Chin nod and fist bump, You are the figure’s font: The letter, the dash Inked on the body’s page...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 1–2.
Published: 01 November 2017
... new season comes isn’t for me to know. I am the one on a plane, a strange voice telling me to put my mask on first. I am not land -locked, but has a body ever been free of the sky? In my yard, vultures fighting over the flesh of a field mouse, caught in the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 14.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Susan B. A. Somers-Willett © 2013 Susan B. A. Somers-Willett 2013 Susan B. A. Somers-Willett Downtown Zoetrope When viewed in a certain light, some bodies astonish. Just as you, passenger, and I might marvel at the operator-less subway booths with their...