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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): 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 (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 and...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 54.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Dean Rader © 2013 Dean Rader 2013 Dean Rader Social Semiotics Two fingers, tip touching Means spark. An arm high Overhead says me. These Lines & curves, in fact These very signs right Here say stop, go, connect. O t-cross and i-dot...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 44.
Published: 01 May 2005
... in different keys. But in fact it was something akin to a choral symphony, each voice a discrete instrument precisely timed together. Afterwards Sister Mary said, remember please, rehearsals same time here next week. 2005 the minnesota review 2005 ...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 33.
Published: 01 November 2006
... copier running diagnostics, a phone at the end of the hall, a buzzing ballast ready to go dark, a door closing softly. On Sunday nights the dread sings about all the hours to be filtered before time comes back to me, all the facts accumulating, dripping...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 21.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Zero toward my fellow beings. It’s not hate, But a type of ecstatic carelessness Born of fact. We are bones, and what bones do Is dance! They dance till they collapse Atop the dirt, which then pulls them in like water. . . . minnesota review 83 (2014) DOI 10.1215/00265667...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 1.
Published: 01 May 2013
... to see the goose fly up and out through a window I had not remembered leaving open. “And then the goose flew away,” I said out loud to no one. In fact, it was at that instant that I realized finally just how empty my life was. minnesota review 80 (2013) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2016517...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 126–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
... by Reitman Jason . 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...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 137–146.
Published: 01 May 2007
... nineteenth 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...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 55–65.
Published: 01 May 2007
... brain 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...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 225–238.
Published: 01 May 2005
... themselves only local. But, of course, the fact that people have locally different views about what is universally true in no way counts as a criticism of the universality of the true. Just the opposite; the reason that we cannot appeal to universal truths as grounds...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 43–44.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., headlights shattered. The donkey’s knees are broken, neck and spine. That fact —​I feel it. I am lost in it. I hear the gasps of locals gathered round, the donkey bellowing in dirt and blood. Eyes flared, we cannot comprehend this fate. * minnesota review 77 (2011) DOI...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 50–52.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., waiting because I have an inchoate sense that this is life, and that New Jersey is not, is in fact the holding pen before life, where life —​bull with its balls tied too tightly —​somehow doesn’t yet buck. minnesota review 80 (2013) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2016688  © 2013...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 159–163.
Published: 01 May 2009
... intentionally and collectively develop a critique of politically-committed academic labor, and that this critique is internal to unionizing and in its interest. Hardly a detour from the “real work” of organizing, the critique of politically- committed academic labor is in fact necessary for and at the...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 137–144.
Published: 01 May 2009
... show that Dinesh D’Souza didn’t know the first thing about Marxist criticism; but it was impossible (for me, 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...
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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...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 76–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
... nature per se, Nietzsche in fact translated the idealist Kantian epistemology of the inaccessible Ding an sich into a critique of morality: causality and teleology are attempts of the human to impose a meaning on and thus apprehend an inherently meaningless, unknowable world. Nietzsche’s task...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 236–241.
Published: 01 May 2009
... out of historical materials that, like the planes that attacked the World 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...