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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 71–93.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Jeffrey J. Williams © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Jeffrey J. Williams A Life in Criticism: An Interview with M. H. Abrams M. H. Abrams is an iconic name in literary studies, appearing on the spines of over eight million copies of the Norton Anthology of English Literature...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 159–165.
Published: 01 May 2007
... (on Stefan Collini’s Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain [Oxford: Oxford UP, 2006]; Mark Lilla’s The Reckless Mind [New York: New York Review of Books, 2001]; Edward Said’s Humanism and Democratic Criticism [New York: Columbia UP, 2004]; and Michael Warner’s...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 191–196.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Katie Hogan © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Katie Hogan What Is Criticism on Academic Labor For? There is a new criticism of academic labor, advocating both respect for intellectual work and equitable material conditions for students and faculty. This latest strand of criticism...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 263–268.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Robert McKay © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Works Cited Adams Carol J. The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory . New York : Continuum , 1990 . McKay Robert . “‘ Identifying with the Animals’: Language, Subjectivity and the Animal Politics...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 199–205.
Published: 01 May 2008
...John Marsh © 2008 the minnesota review 2008 John Marsh Criticism in the Iron Mills: New Working-Class Studies and the Class Turn (on Gavin Jones, American Hungers: The Problem of Poverty in U.S. Literature, 1840-1945 [Princeton: Princeton UP, 2008]; John Russo and...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 9.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Adam Shechter © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Adam Shechter On Actively Halting Nostalgia—A Self-Referential Critical Essay on the Heroics of Family Crisis as the Only True Subject of the Chassidic Tale Jews who...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 47–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Jeffrey J. Williams © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Jeffrey J. Williams Critical Self-Fashioning: An Interview with Stephen J. Greenblatt In 1981 Stephen J. Greenblatt stamped contemporary criticism with the term “the new historicism.” Against both the old formalism of the New...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 4–6.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Matthew Barrett Matthew Barrett A Critical Analysis of Petrarchan Sonnets Psych! Dear Mr. Kelley, You said we could write about anything we studied this semester, and the thing I studied most was you. I study all of my teachers (prob- ably more than I study the things they tell me to study), but...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 93–119.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Nidesh Lawtoo In this interview, J. Hillis Miller and Nidesh Lawtoo take one of the most influential concepts in Western aesthetics, mimēsis , as an Ariadne’s thread to retrace the major turns in Miller’s career and, by extension, to promote a re- turn of mimesis in literary theory and criticism...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 123–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Research Universities: Elite and Challengers in the Postwar Era . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 1997 . Janssen Marian . The Kenyon Review 1939-1970 . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State UP , 1990 . Ransom John Crowe . The New Criticism . Norfolk, CT : New Directions , 1941...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 131–142.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Thom Dancer This essay reflects on the recent debates about the value (or lack of value) of symptomatic, deep, and critical reading in the context of the decline of the political doctrine of secularism. It aims to frame the literary critical questions about surface and depth, subjectivity and...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 126–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
... queer theoretical studies of affect and futurity (Heather Love, Lee Edelman, Sianne Ngai); postcolonial studies of melancholy (Paul Gilroy); and competing critical approaches to both happiness (Martha Nussbaum) and the “not-happy” consequences of traumatic histories (Carolyn Kay Steedman). The essay...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... sees himself as giving voice to a sizable, if often silent, community of critics who find themselves doing critical/philosophical work but whose account of the past clashes with the official story of the emergence of “theory.” Unlike the Norton Anthology , which considers post-structuralist concepts...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 53–77.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jason Berger This essay examines how Slavoj Žižek’s conception of fantasy may open up new approaches for political, literary, and aesthetic criticism. Taking In Defense of Lost Causes (2008) as a case study, I demonstrate how Žižek’s method provides a much-needed consideration of form. Moreover, I...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 78–90.
Published: 01 November 2012
... distinction, these four critics reveal the universalism and collectivity out of which the lyric voice is constructed. I argue that the New Lyric Studies, widely construed to include these critics, brings poetry in line with the social poetics, world systems, and democratic inclusivity that figure prominently...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 91–96.
Published: 01 November 2012
... movements get founded was precisely the one I had raised in my book, and it returns in altered form here). On the one hand, we have a Marxist analysis that explains such cultural phenomena as critical movements through reference to their economic base (the corporate university and the logic of late...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 111–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Madigan Haley The novel has become a crucial interpretive site for global literary studies owing to its status as arguably the first, and most persistent, world genre. This essay marks a critical turn that coalesces around the problem of how to imagine the novel at the world scale. Recent...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 57–70.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Anna Ioanes In the wake of the linguistic turn, scholars have turned to affect and to aesthetics to account for textual experiences that exceed critical frameworks of representation and critique. Bringing formalist analysis and affect theory to bear on one another, recent works of literary, art...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 141–155.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Imre Szeman Does it make sense to speak of a global cultural studies? This review essay examines the apparent critical aversion to such a category by exploring the approaches taken by two books that consider the state of cultural studies in the global era. Ackbar Abbas and John Nguyet Erni's...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 111–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
... examples from Bertolt Brecht’s theory, Friedrich Hölderlin’s verse, and Franco Fortini’s criticism. From Arthur Rimbaud on poetry is freedom as possibility of things being otherwise, a swerve from and against the dominant lore. Works Cited Auerbach Erich . 1969 . “ Philology and Weltliteratur...