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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 57–75.
Published: 01 November 2016
... regarding close reading and “the New Criticism,” the movement associated with it, and at how the practice has figured in Anglo-American literary studies over the course of the past century. It turns then to how a certain idea of “close reading” has come to figure in the discourses of the digital humanities...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 185–189.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Todd J. Goddard © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Todd J. Goddard Literature, Law, and Slavery in Nineteenth- Century America (on Maurice Lee’s Slavery, Philosophy, & American Literature, 1830-1860, [Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2006]; Arthur Riss’ Race, Slavery...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Carol V. Davis © 2017 Carol V. Davis 2017 Carol V. Davis Reflections on a Text, Ninth Century, Spain Sitting in a synagogue basement, we study a text over 1,000 years old by Rabbi Joseph ibn Abitur: Rules on a woman’s right to exit a marriage...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 59–96.
Published: 01 May 2014
... that describe the West during the late twentieth century, particularly those that erupt from Salvador Allende’s brief presidency in Chile and the many confrontations between neoliberalism, indigenism, and political activism. Following the movement of visual representation to sculpture, I trace how Vicuña...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2013
...: 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 (2013) 2013 (80): 145–158.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Maura Nolan This essay brings together two medieval explorations of sensation— one by St. Thomas Aquinas and one by Geoffrey Chaucer—and situates them within the twentieth-century account of aesthetics offered by Theodor Adorno. This juxtaposition reveals how past and present structures of thought...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 151–160.
Published: 01 May 2014
...? These studies trace this anxiety through the mid-century decades in which the dream of the Old Left met the fantasy of the new class. Old Left, New Class: Literary Anxiety in the Consumers’ Republic . (on Schryer Stephen ., Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post-World War...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 101–121.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Tom Moylan Since the turn of this century, engaged intellectuals have argued for the refunctioning of a utopian process within actually existing politics. While I accept the caveats about utopianism's ineffectiveness or co-optation that are the bedrock of the cold stream of the Marxist tradition...
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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 (2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
... a religion of the state. But did Christian communism actually exist in earliest, first-, or even second-century Christianity? The evidence is exceedingly slender if not nonexistent. And so I take a dialectical line, arguing that the probable nonexistence of early Christian communism is precisely the basis...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 104–112.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., or perhaps especially, in the age of Google, English retains its protocological status. The essay then considers the place of global English within the twenty-first-century university, perhaps no longer the University of Excellence but the University of Efficiency. The overarching suggestion...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 95–110.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Jill Felicity Durey This article discusses John Galsworthy’s activist writing and beliefs concerning animal welfare within the context of modern twentieth-and twenty-first-century theoreticians, commentators, and leaders from a range of different disciplines, including Christian and secular...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 58–72.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and disfigured male soldiers and ex-soldiers present in twentieth-and twenty-first-century culture. The provocations of Norman Mailer, particularly his bombastic statements on race and gender, perfectly represent the still vibrantly supported belief that the basic tragedy of contemporary American life...
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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): 85–103.
Published: 01 May 2020
... later expanded the term to include South Asian “migrants with attitude.” This article further expands the current framings of migritude by linking it to the historical movement of kala pani , or nineteenth-century Indian indenture. The idea of kala pani migritude reveals an engagement with clandestine...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
...-Major era, usually considered the most dismal epoch of the twentieth century by British radicals, engendered Loach's most productive and artistically satisfying period, during which he produced a series of award-winning feature films: Riff-Raff (1990), Raining Stones (1993), and Ladybird, Ladybird (1994...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 62–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
...; and her most recent work on epistemology and twentieth-century science studies. Exchanges during the interview also touch on Smith’s dismay at the increasing prominence of marketability as a concern of the academy; her response to anxieties over relativism occasioned by her book Contingencies of Value...
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the minnesota review (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 (2009) 2009 (71-72): 297–300.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., Wieland, and Charlotte Temple. She provides a more even-handed account: over half of the protagonist and authors are women. All of the novels undergo a considerable amount of analysis but the eighteenth-century novels are the central texts. They are the most historically situated...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 153–158.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Todd J. Goddard © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 Goddard 153 Todd J. Goddard The Cultural Work of Literature and the Law (on W. C. Harris, E Pluribus Unum: Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Constitutional...