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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 7.
Published: 01 May 2014
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 8.
Published: 01 May 2014
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 32–33.
Published: 01 November 2016
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2011
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 97–110.
Published: 01 May 2014
... kinds of fools can be found in Mo Yan’s works. The first kind, innocent fools, reveal pure simplicity, never hid­ ing or deceiving about their beliefs. Lan Lian in Sheng si pi lao (Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out; 2008) and Auntie in Wa (Frogs; 2009) are two typical examples of this. Life...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 113–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Language (EFL) and Teaching English as a Foreign Lan- guage (TEFL): I once read in a newspaper that western people do not consider Singaporean as a native English speaker. However, many Sin- gaporean can only speak one fluent language which is English, if they are not...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 85–103.
Published: 01 May 2020
... theo- ry s engagement with questions of clandestine migration, identity, lan- guage, history, translation, and geography. These interrogations are both rooted in France and routed along the treacherous seaways lead- ing to (post)colonial France. I demonstrate how the novel uncovers various moments of...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 132–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
... review autonomy. In those rare instances when characters do take up the lan- guage of resolve, what results is something like the quintessential clos- ing lines of Waiting for Godot: ESTRAGON:    Let’s go. [They do not move.] (1953, 187) At the last moment, when we finally have a...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 139–148.
Published: 01 November 2016
... lan- guage becomes “the language our possessions use together” (276). This language usurps our usual experience, generating a situation in which “we are so estranged from our human essence that the direct language of man strikes us as an offence against the dignity of man, whereas the...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 101–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... Almost all translators have, through serious discussion and debate, found it really hard to reach the plane of so-called faithfulness, as the meaning in the source lan- guage is almost impossible to convey faithfully in the target language for numerous reasons, among which cultural factors stand...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 62–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., first as professor of communications at the Annenberg School and soon after also as a member of the faculty of the English Department. The influential journal articles on literature, critical theory, and lan- guage theory that she wrote during the 1970s were collected and pub- lished under the...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 144–152.
Published: 01 November 2015
... makes visible an alternative trajectory of contemporary lyric sub- jectivity in which the lyric’s “I” emerges from and is shaped by the col- lective immiseration of neoliberal globalization. The anglophone lyric has a long history of employing the lan- guage of topographical description to...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 102–111.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the intensified problem of anthropocentrism, pointing, via the mediating work of poetic lan- guage, to the ways in which this anthropogenic agency extends into and reshapes nonhuman forms. For example, in Reilly’s own Styro- Ronda  107 foam, the...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 83–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
... settler Bostonians faced was their dependence on for- eign goods and thus their imbrication within a world system that imported a drug to their circulatory systems both economic and bodily and locked them into dependence upon that system. A concern with food sovereignty appears repeatedly in the lan...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of students were from families at or above the $200,000 income bracket (the top 3 percent of US households). As Justin Lanning (2012) notes, “Even more shockingly, only about 4 percent of Harvard undergraduates come from the bottom quintile of U.S. incomes and a mere 17.8 percent come from...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 47–58.
Published: 01 May 2017
... an etymological tracing of where they come from immanent to lan- guage. His concern was that this novel manner of speaking manifests a change in mentality, to which, as with all changes in mentality, the only direct access is in vocabulary and changes in phrase structure, grammar, and logics...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 87–100.
Published: 01 November 2011
... societies all the way from Morocco to Indonesia, because it was assumed that a single time and a single culture dominated them. The languages involved might be different (they might even belong to different lan- guage families), and the physical environments and historical experi- ence might be...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 54–66.
Published: 01 May 2020
... introduction, we assess migritude literature and track how others have conceptualized it, whether authors themselves, schol- ars, students, or activists. This special focus section brings together new literary works and scholarship on migritude across continents and lan- guages. The term migritude comes to us...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 59–96.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., or world-coming-into-form, to lan- guage and thereby liberates language from the constrictive usage of twentieth-century technique. Her “nomadism” is as deeply rooted in postmodern theory as it is in the pre-Columbian holism of aesthetic- daily-life, noted by Paternosto.14 The...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 130–145.
Published: 01 May 2012
... cultural framework (310). The Egyptian novelist Ahdaf Soueif, for instance, chose English, the lan- guage of the colonizer, “to give voice to the colonized and positions of resistance” (Ghazoul 2008, 310). Souief’s injection of non-English terms and atmospheres and the way she formulates these...