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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 163–171.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Joshua Schuster This essay rereads Maurice Blanchot’s The Writing of the Disaster as a guide for the age of the Anthropocene. I consolidate a series of theses from the book that brings out the systemic ecological thought implicit in Blanchot. The essay discusses both the terms of disaster...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Raymond Taras Media narratives inscribe disasters with cultural meanings and politically consequential interpretations. Examining newspaper coverage in Mexico and Cuba of the emergency response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 reveals (mis)perceptions of the role and effectiveness of government...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
... development of Chinese higher education, he is also concerned with its obsession with money, which can produce quick returns but long-term disaster. An overemphasis on technology and science, as well as on business and economics, will harm the great legacy of Chinese literature and art. He points out...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 60–68.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Stephen A. Nelson Although it has been nearly ten years since the Hurricane Katrina disaster, many misconceptions (myths) still surround the events that took place. Among these myths are that levees failed the day after Katrina made landfall, that the failed levees were on the Mississippi River...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 92–101.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jennie Lightweis-Goff Within days of the breach of the levees in New Orleans, a second man-made disaster—the “recovery” efforts—began to transform the city’s institutions, leaving many urban partisans afraid that New Orleans would be rebuilt along the model of other, more expensive, less habitable...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 56–68.
Published: 01 May 2021
... not just of bodies, populations, or sexual practices but of desire itself. © 2021 Virginia Tech 2021 Chernobyl radiation desire witness reproduction disaster horses Works Cited Broglio Ron . 2016 . “ The Creatures That Remember Chernobyl .” Atlantic , April 26...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 83–91.
Published: 01 May 2015
... .” In The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans , edited by Johnson Cedric , 187 – 224 . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Klein Naomi . 2007 . The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism . Toronto : Knopf . Wagner...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 24.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the ones I loved. Suddenly, flowers forest across my skin. Once, I watched ghosts labour in a cemetery my window level with the moon. Suppose everyone believed such things. Mamma says her swollen liver is full of our dead cat s fur. When glass breaks in our house, she says some disaster escaped us, a mean...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 56–59.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Gaurav Desai © 2015 Virginia Tech 2015 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Gaurav Desai Introduction Katrina, Ten Years Later Published almost a decade after one of the most devastating disasters...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 60–72.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... We conclude with Joshua Schuster’s thought-provoking medita- tion, “How to Write the Disaster.” Although ostensibly a gloss on Maurice Blanchot’s 1980 study The Writing of the Disaster( L’écriture du désastre), Schuster’s essay in fact directly engages many...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 112–121.
Published: 01 November 2014
... from progressive dementia. Following inces- sant rains and thunderstorms, a landslide has cut off his remote moun- tain village in the Swiss Ticino Alps. Geiser in his conversation with himself links the local event to variegated natural disasters over the centuries, such as extraordinary floods...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 173–183.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of the New Class . New York : Continuum , 1979 . Klein Naomi . The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism . New York : Henry Holt , 2007 . Krugman Paul . The Conscience of a Liberal . New York : Norton , 2007 . Perkin Harold . The Rise of Professional Society...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 114–128.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and Space Administration) . 2014 . “ NASA Facts: Michoud Assembly Facility .” www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/598903main_MAF_Factsheet_8_16_10.pdf . Accessed June 10 . Nguyen Daniel . 2011 . “ Southeast Asian Americans and the Post-Disaster South .” Paper presented at the annual meeting...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 39.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., not apt for disaster but trapped under rib of heart, peeled from throats of birds Prairie open at the stoplight, bank line, black jack, Phat Cat video rental, corner location the neighborhood kids call Murder...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 65–70.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the minnesota review digital copies of our library holdings, we will also provide a safeguard for the countless thousands of authors, publishers, and readers who would be devastated by catastrophic loss occasioned, for example, by natural disaster. Anyone who doubts the impact...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 21–35.
Published: 01 November 2009
... longing and rapine corporate greed that have shaped Los Angeles. Davis’ three subsequent books, Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster (Metropolitan, 1999), Magical Urbanism: Latinos Reinvent the US City (Verso, 2000), and Planet of Slums: Urban Involution...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 127–140.
Published: 01 May 2011
... los estudios culturales.” Fractal 6 . 2 ( 1997 ): 45 – 60 . Herlinghaus Hermann . Violence without Guilt: Ethical Narratives from the Global South . New York : Palgrave , 2009 . Klein Naomi . The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism . New York : Metropolitan...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 207–213.
Published: 01 May 2008
... filled the news with breached levees, collapsing bridges, neighborhoods falling off the power grid, and other end- of-the-world-style disasters. At the same time, what attracts Pike to these materials is a little hard to zero in on. It’s not edgy nostalgia of the sort that draws TV...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 157–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
... on the street . . . it s a disaster. But it s not the city s fault. It s in the city that I find that smile, that pat on the shoulder, that inside joke. At the end of the day, I m Roman. I have that Roman coding. This is the city I know the best in the world, so it makes sense that I manage well even within...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2015
...- ment of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Tulane University, where he teaches courses on natural disasters, hurricanes, mineralogy, and petrology, and has published scientific articles on Hurricane Katrina and on volcanism in Mexico. Marguerite Nguyen is assistant professor of English...