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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 219–224.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Mike Hill 2005 the minnesota review 2005 Mike Hill Invention of the White Race Scholar; or, A Life as Insurrection, Ted Allen (1919-2005) / ask indulgence for only one assumption, namely, that while some people may desire to be masters, all persons are born equally...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 139–148.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Benjamin Noys The work of Marx has often been treated as an ontology and metaphysics of labor, and this “ontology” has often been resisted in the name of life. In particular, in a series of recent theoretical works, the “savage ontology of life,” as Foucault names it, has been posed against...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 40.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Michael Martin Shea © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Michael Martin Shea Eight Months in Buenos Aires as Still Life with Skull poem opens with a line from Erin Belieu’s “At Last” In the end, what you loved moves across seasons, so you think about winter break...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 71–82.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of Sensible Life (2016), a book that decisively expands his notion of mediality of the sensible as to reimage the concept of life. The interview also deals with a wide range of topics, such as the arrangement of the modern university as well as Coccia's most recent work on modern publicity and advertisement...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 71–93.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Jeffrey J. Williams © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Jeffrey J. Williams A Life in Criticism: An Interview with M. H. Abrams M. H. Abrams is an iconic name in literary studies, appearing on the spines of over eight million copies of the Norton Anthology of English Literature...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 56–67.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Herschel Farbman Socrates haunts apologies for the humanities, and the ghost is not entirely benevolent. This essay emphasizes the dangers he represents, not because it is any more possible to banish Socrates in death than it was in life, but in order to bring his great lucidity about the dangers...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 153–161.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Prathna Lor Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter serve millions of people who populate digital space with autobiographical avatars and simulacra. Digital selves are curated, edited, and maintained in a perpetual process of digitizing life experience in order to produce an imagined...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 102–110.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of life in the face of white supremacism. It considers the ways in which the violences of white supremacism uncommon black life—that is, bar blackness from belonging—as well as the ways in which poetry and politics become avenues through which black life invents alternative socialities. From...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 97–110.
Published: 01 May 2014
...” to depict the unspeakable reality of life in contemporary China. Writers always have the inclination to challenge the parameters of life in various aspects and play against censorship, but due to ideological reasons, censors in China focus more on political issues than on moral ones, and consequently in Mo...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 58–72.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Robert F. Reid-Pharr This article argues that the contemporary forms of macho populism dominating much of US political and cultural life have their ideological and aesthetic roots in the country’s vexed relationship to the memory of its own violence, particularly the many images of dead...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 104–123.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Eleanor Paynter; Ashna Ali; Christopher Ian Foster; Supriya M. Nair Migritude literature, or the literature of postcolonial migration, is often autobiographical and thus productively read through the lens of life writing. How authors position the immigrant self as subject sheds light on narrative...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Bert Cardullo This interview with Ken Loach took place in July 2009 at his home in Bath, England. Unquestionably one of Britain's most important filmmakers, Loach is best known for his gritty and compassionate portrayals of working-class life. Early in his career, a series of socially conscious...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... This reorientation also serves as a response to Ann-Sophie Lehmann's call for greater material literacy to help us better learn and understand more about our material surroundings. Lehmann argues that we need to have more awareness of and appreciation for the basic materials of our daily life and world. She explains...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 147–158.
Published: 01 November 2013
...: Nature and the State in a Post-Hegelian Era ; Thoreau’s Nature: Ethics, Politics, and the Wild ; The Enchantment of Modern Life: Attachments, Crossings, and Ethics ; and Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things . © 2013 Virginia Tech 2013 Janell Watson Eco-sensibilities An Interview...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
... literature and visual arts should be “connected with real life” and the world, “not clustered in the library where they have no communication with the experience of ordinary people.” He points out that different from the previously insular, Eurocentric world, the international art world now has produced...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 107–118.
Published: 01 November 2015
... options are available for artistic and cultural projects that attempt to imagine their way through, and/or intervene in, the neoliberal forces producing these attritions in, and of, labor and life. Drawing from certain developments in postwar avant-garde art and culture (e.g., Debord's notion of drift...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 153–162.
Published: 01 November 2014
... but over woman kind as well. The article argues that in the MaddAddam trilogy, the relation between “man” and “woman” is negotiated through the relation between the biopolitical management of life and the ethical response to individual lives that have been deemed disposable. © 2014 Virginia Tech 2014...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 144–152.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., however far or close, shape the contours, the possibilities and dangers, of the poem's immediate vicinity. Far from offering spectatorial mastery to the poet, however, the hill is transformed into the ground and habitation of precarious life. The hill makes visible an alternative trajectory...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 162–169.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of sabotage in the context of global struggles against debt under neoliberalism, this essay argues that Tapia's piece draws our attention to the politics of accounting and accountability in contemporary life while offering an alternative model based on solidarity. © 2015 Virginia Tech 2015 debt...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 171–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., new materialism inverts its own basis in commodity production and offers a new metaphysics of matter in which the ideology of exchange—which conceals the exploitation of labor in production—is writ large as the ontological basis of “life” as such. The main difference between vitalism and historical...