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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 147–158.
Published: 01 November 2013
... she traces in ancient atomism and in Gilles Deleuze. She associated enchantment with sensibility, hoping to encourage a different repertoire of sense encounters with the assemblages in which humans participate. Sensibility is the level at which Bennett undertakes political ecology, which she defines...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 102–111.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Margaret Ronda “Anthropogenic Poetics” considers the new implications for conceiving literary tropes such as personification, apostrophe, and prosopopoeia in light of the ecological relations of the Anthropocene Era, where the nonhuman environment is imbued with signs of human determination. The...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 62–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... ; her advocacy, versus mainstream cognitive science, of an “ecological” or “dynamic” view of human cognition; and her efforts to challenge or complicate familiar but dubious conceptual dualisms, including, most recently, oversimplified views of the relations between science and religion. © 2013...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 133–142.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Eames and Charles Eames’s animation Powers of Ten , drawing on examples from biology, ecology, and engineering. Scale variance is the opposite of fractal self-similarity and the smooth zoom effect apparent in Powers of Ten . Scale critique shows that the “human species” is not the subject of the...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 143–152.
Published: 01 November 2014
... science discourses about diet, exercise, and sexuality insist on turning back the evolutionary clock. By returning to the Pleistocene or Paleolithic, these discourses display an evolutionary nostalgia in the face of massive ecological disruption. These popular works incorporate the science of human...
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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 2017) 2017 (88): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2017
... with the methodology in single- and coauthored pieces, I have further developed diffractive reading for the immanent epistemology of new materialism. This essay demonstrates through a diffractive reading practice how incorporation and externality, as well as ecology and entanglement, play important...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 114–128.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Orleans landscape—from pastoral ideals to urban decay—demonstrates how Vietnamese Americans complicate conventional understandings of race, space, and citizenship in the Crescent City. © 2015 Virginia Tech 2015 Asian American diaspora ecology pastoral US South Works Cited Airriess...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 122–132.
Published: 01 November 2014
... . “ Geotrauma and the Eco-clinic: Nature, Violence, and Ideology .” Symplokē 20 ( 1-2 ): 153 – 71 . Merola Nicole M. 2012 . “ Cosmopolis: Don DeLillo’s Melancholy Political Ecology .” American Literature 84 ( 4 ): 827 – 53 . ———. 2014 . “ Mediating Planetary Attachments and Planetary...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 182.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Mentz, Steve. 2015. Shipwreck Modernity: Ecologies of Globalization, 1550–1719. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Ricci, Franco, ed. 2013. Approaches to Teaching the Works of Italo Calvino. New York: Modern Language Association. minnesota review 87 (2016) DOI 10.1215...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 231–242.
Published: 01 November 2009
... ongoing, involving not only multiple cities (including San Francisco and Utrecht) but also many associated activities: animal-inspired music and movement, tours of the animal estates, and lectures on urban ecology. Animal Estates shares the contrarian and whimsical utopianism of Haeg’s...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 53–61.
Published: 01 May 2012
... flesh and animality have been torn away in the effort to generate that ecological empathy that has become the function Whiteman  59 60 he minnesotat review Whiteman  61 of the knowledge systems in natural history museums. What is lost when we...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2018) 2018 (90): 91–99.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 11 , www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us4lW7ElEn8 . Warren Karen . 1990 . “ The Power and Promise of Ecological Feminism .” Environmental Ethics 12 , no. 2 : 125 – 46 . Wejchert Michael . 2017 . “ How Ueli Steck Met Mountaineering’s Oldest Companion: Tragedy .” New York Times...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 60–72.
Published: 01 November 2014
...: Commentary as Geophilosophy .” Collapse 6 : 22 – 55 . Morton Timothy . 2007 . Ecology without Nature: Rethinking Environmental Aesthetics . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Nixon Rob . 2011 . Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor . Cambridge, MA : Harvard...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 139–145.
Published: 01 May 2017
... choices. She quotes Gert Goeminne, who in 2011 explains in Once upon a Time I Was a Nuclear Physicist: What the Politics of Sustainability Can Learn from the Nuclear Laboratory that “expert-focused technological determinism, embed- ded in a discourse of ecological modernization, now acts to...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 174–180.
Published: 01 November 2014
... School of Design. She works on contemporary literary, visual, and material environmental cultures; theories of naturecul- ture; critical animal studies; and representations of climate change. Her recent publications include “T. C. Boyle’s Neoevolutionary Queer Ecologies: Questioning Species in...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 112–121.
Published: 01 November 2014
...? ” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 369 ( 1938 ): 835 – 41 . Zapf Hubert . 2010 . “ Ecocriticism, Cultural Ecology, and Literary Studies .” Ecozona 1 ( 1 ): 136 – 47 . Gabriele Dürbeck Ambivalent Characters and Fragmented Poetics in Anthropocene Literature...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 119–130.
Published: 01 May 2013
... . 2010 . Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . –––. 2012 . “ Systems and Things: A Response to Graham Harman and Timothy Morton .” New Literary History 43 : 225 – 33 . Brown Bill . 2001 . “ Thing Theory .” Critical Inquiry 28 : 1...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 171–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
... materialism is not (post)anthropocentrism but the class each represents. © 2016 Virginia Tech 2016 new materialism vitalism Marxism Jane Bennett assemblages References Bennett Jane . 2010 . Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things . Durham, NC : Duke University Press...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 133–163.
Published: 01 November 2009
... more interesting to me than any postmodernist was on the issue of play and playfulness. His book of the period was Steps to an Ecology of Mind [1972]. His theories of play and what play does cognitively are closer to my own sense of playfulness. It’s not so much that he was an influence as he...