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the minnesota review (1 November 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 and...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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 (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
... rapid 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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 (1 May 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 (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 39.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 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 (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 83–91.
Published: 01 May 2015
...: 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 Jacob Frisch...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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 in US...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 65–70.
Published: 01 November 2007
... catastrophic loss occasioned, for example, by natural disaster. Anyone who doubts the impact that such disaster can have on our cultural memory need look no further than the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on our sister libraries in the Gulf States. As an institution that...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 173–183.
Published: 01 May 2008
... . 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: England...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 112–121.
Published: 01 November 2014
... events, suffers 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 114–128.
Published: 01 May 2015
... 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 of the Association...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 60–72.
Published: 01 November 2014
... dis- crepant scales: to imagine what our species-being might look like after the end of the Anthropocene. 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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 (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the Depart- 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...
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the minnesota review (1 November 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 and the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 207–213.
Published: 01 May 2008
... contagious in an era when long-term government neglect of infrastructure has 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...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 123–127.
Published: 01 November 2006
.../abor.htm). 2. See also “The Latest Civil Rights Disaster: Ten Reasons Why Reparations for Slavery Are a Bad Idea for Black People—And Racist Too,” salon.com 30 May 2000. Horowitz put his money where his mouth was, helping raise funds for Proposition 54, the California anti- affirmative action...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 174–180.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the University of Vechta. She is the author of Stereotype Paradiese: Ozeanismus in der deutschsprachigen Südseeliteratur, 1815–1914 (2007), editor of the special focus “Writing Catastrophes: Interdisci- plinary Perspectives on the Semantics of Natural and Anthropogenic Disasters” for Ecozona...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 122–132.
Published: 01 November 2014
... strategies might help us imagine socioecological futures, confront socioecological disasters and our complicity in their production, and comport ourselves on and toward a planet we share with other life forms and things. In what follows I consider how one speculative novel, Jeanette Winterson’s...