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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 51–69.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Michelle M. Tokarczyk This article takes as its starting point the need for solidarity among working-class people and the fact that such solidarity often breaks down across racial lines. It reads Gran Torino and Frozen River as simultaneously disclosing class issues and erasing them, particularly...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
... films established the fact that Loach was both a skillful artist and a crusading social critic. Cathy Come Home (1966) was one of his most successful early efforts. Loach's films can be divided into two broad categories—intimate family dramas that illuminate the politics of everyday life and more...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 97–107.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Charlotte A. Kunkel; Sheila Radford-Hill Scholars often debate the history of academic freedom, including efforts across the political spectrum to redefine its policies and practices. One fact that is sometimes overlooked in these debates is that students' educational experiences a re regularly...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 127–140.
Published: 01 May 2011
... resistance. Given the fact that neoliberalism emerged as a force for social restructuring in Latin America at least a decade prior to its appearance in the United States and Europe, some of the insights of Latin American cultural studies scholars might well offer productive critical avenues for cultural...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 122–143.
Published: 01 November 2021
... political understanding and action in contemporary antiutopian US culture. Much current public information is marred by the juxtaposition of fact and fiction, logic and emotion, creating forms of knowledge and thus political action not necessarily based, then, on actuality or a communal ethic of care...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 126–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . DVD. Paramount Pictures . Din Ayub Khan , screenwriter. 1999 . East Is East . Directed by O’Donnell Damien . DVD. Film Four . Durkheim Emile . ( 1895 ) 1982 . “ What Is a Social Fact? ” In The Rules of Sociological Method , edited by Lukes Steven , translated...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 137–146.
Published: 01 May 2007
... century. One sign of the strange relationship between literary study and linguistics is the fact that structuralism is still seriously discussed by literary scholars (e.g., in theory surveys) when it has been stone dead for nearly half a century in linguistics departments...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 55–65.
Published: 01 May 2007
... but physical structures. In fact, the concept “physical structure” doesn’t really mean anything, it’s just a name for what there is. To call it physical doesn’t add anything. It did four centuries ago, but not today. It was understood by the late eighteenth century that the capacities that we call...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 225–238.
Published: 01 May 2005
... as an attempt to compel agreement, and they remind us of the "ethnocentric biases" that such appeals conceal; after all, "standards of universality" are themselves only local. But, of course, the fact that people have locally different views about what...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 76–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and if the words cause or effect came to impose a false sense of inten- tionality on the part of nature, they also included a sound sense of observation and description. In exposing the causal/teleological dis- course on nature as having nothing to do with nature per se, Nietzsche in fact translated...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 159–163.
Published: 01 May 2009
...- committed academic labor is in fact necessary for and at the same time an essential part of that very work. It turns out that in his famous essay on ideology, Louis Althusser has something to say about all of this: I ask the pardon of those teachers who, in dreadful conditions...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 137–144.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., anyway) to dismiss Tony Judt’s devastating 1994 takedown of Louis Althusser as the work of a know-nothing right-wing hack—because it was in fact the work of a sophisticated and widely-read leftist intellectual. And yet we weren’t crazy, and we weren’t simply self...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 169–178.
Published: 01 November 2007
... to be a theoretical error. He says his first goal “is to show how our current notion of cultural diversity—trumpeted as the repudiation of racism and biological essentialism—in fact grew out of and perpetuates the very concepts it congratulates itself on having escaped.” His second goal...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 57–78.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to psychoanalysis in America arose at least partly from the fact that it was a completely dif- ferent profession and cultural object from psychoanalysis in England. Ernest Jones won the argument in England about lay analysis and lost it in America. That had huge repercussions on the feminization...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 155–159.
Published: 01 November 2006
... could expect, upon graduation, to find tenure track positions. This is no longer the case. Faced with the fact that most of them will never attain such positions, GAs have come to understand that they cannot afford to wait for adequate wages, respect, and some degree of control over...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 69–81.
Published: 01 May 2021
... in litera- ture and economics, they cannot be accused of navel-gazing. Each of the new studies reinvigorating this subfield is written with an eye toward the broader world and a sense of the often-limited place of lit- erature within it. Perhaps the most striking fact about reading these studies together...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 236–241.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Trade Center, seem to come from nowhere and thus seem to defy the whole project of novel writing. This was an unrehearsed and somewhat desperate gambit. The fact that it’s what I said on that day doesn’t make it true. The fact that it comes close to what I had said five years earlier...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 87–104.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the fact that black people had been enslaved, or their ancestors had 90 the minnesota review been enslaved, in the academy no one imagined that there could be intellectual work to find. Williams How did you come across the work by Harper, Wells, Hopkins...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 68–74.
Published: 01 November 2019
...- hontas rants, each of which was designed to mock Warren by compar- ing her to a cartoon-character-like Native American figure (Bloomberg 2016). Although the Pocahontas jibe is clearly racist, perhaps one of the deepest ironies to the story is the fact that Native Americans themselves have challenged...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 47–50.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., and these facts mean that, compared to past communication revolutions, the barriers to access seem, and probably are, lower than they’ve been in the past, when one needed a relationship with a printer or a phone company and the money to afford a newspaper or a phone...