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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 95–103.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and normalized by liberal-capitalist civilization, while those perceived to be exceptional are vehemently criticized. Yet what most thinkers had tried to occlude literary accounts of violence have unconcealed. At least this is one of the insights that emerges in the thought-provoking reflections found...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 263–268.
Published: 01 November 2009
... . Wolfe Cary . “ From Dead Meat to Glow in the Dark Bunnies: Seeing ‘the Animal Question’ in Contemporary Art .” Parallax 12.1 ( 2006 ): 95 - 109 . Robert McKay Animal Ethics and Literary Criticism (on Jacques Derrida’s The Animal That Therefore I Am [New York: Fordham UP...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 57–75.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith The article is concerned with the history of “close reading,” understood as a practice crucial to the field of literary studies, vis-à-vis “distant reading,” a range of computational methods identified with the digital humanities. It looks at some early controversies...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 29–32.
Published: 01 May 2008
... . Doran Larson The Prison Industrial Literary Complex In November of 2006 I began teaching a creative writing course inside a maximum-security state prison, which I will call Antioch. As a result of the federal and state dismantling of prison education programs under Bill Clinton...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 59–68.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Steven G. Kellman © 2010 by Virginia Tech 2010 Steven G. Kellman The Return of the Thirties (on Morris Dickstein’s Dancing in the Dark [New York: Norton, 2009]; Peter Conn’s The American 1930s: A Literary History [Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2009]; and David Welky’s...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 220–227.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Brownings' Correspondence . Ed. Kelley Philip Lewis Scott . 12 vols . Winfield, KS : Wedgestone P , 1984 . Ezell Margaret J. M. Writing Women's Literary History . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 1992 . Gilbert Sandra M. Rev. of Writing Women's Literary History by...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 289–296.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Postcolonial Literary Studies . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2004 . Loomba Ania . Postcolonial Studies and Beyond . Durham : Duke UP , 2005 . MacPhee Graham Podder Prem . Empire and After: Englishness in Postcolonial Perspective . New York : Berghahn Books , 2007 . Marx...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 151–160.
Published: 01 May 2014
... monographs in different ways speak to this transitional and contradictory period in American literary production: Stephen Schryer’s Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post-World War II American Fiction (2011), Michael Szalay’s Hip Figures: A Literary History of the Democratic Party...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 101–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
... culturally in the Chinese context. And large-scale translation in the 1920s and 1930s played an important role in constructing the modern Chinese literary canon. This literary and cultural translation has also led to serious debate among China’s intellectuals. The great achievements in modern Chinese...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 53–77.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jason Berger This essay examines how Slavoj Žižek’s conception of fantasy may open up new approaches for political, literary, and aesthetic criticism. Taking In Defense of Lost Causes (2008) as a case study, I demonstrate how Žižek’s method provides a much-needed consideration of form. Moreover, I...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 91–96.
Published: 01 November 2012
... capitalism), and on the other, an approach that uses the tools of literary analysis, including attention to form, genre, and group formation. I argue for the superiority of the latter and advance the view that we in literary studies should use, confidently and aggressively, the tools of our own discipline...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 112–121.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Anthropocene concept, to filter out a heuristic for the analysis of literary texts. In the second part, this perspective is applied comparatively to two German-language novels that address geologic eras. Through the two examples, by Max Frisch and Ilija Trojanow, I want to argue that although environmental...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 113–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
.../nonnative distinction as expressed in the experiences of postcolonial writers as well as of teachers and learners of English. Literary authors discussed include Amitav Ghosh, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, and Michael Harnett. Case studies from the English-as-a-second-language classroom are borrowed from the fields of...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 131–142.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Thom Dancer This essay reflects on the recent debates about the value (or lack of value) of symptomatic, deep, and critical reading in the context of the decline of the political doctrine of secularism. It aims to frame the literary critical questions about surface and depth, subjectivity and...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 57–70.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Anna Ioanes In the wake of the linguistic turn, scholars have turned to affect and to aesthetics to account for textual experiences that exceed critical frameworks of representation and critique. Bringing formalist analysis and affect theory to bear on one another, recent works of literary, art...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 83–102.
Published: 01 November 2017
... issues in contemporary method in literary criticism. It also addresses some of the debate about the concept and offers one revision. Additionally, the interview also surveys Marcus's influential work in comparative literature, notably on the spaces in fiction in French and English literature in her book...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2018) 2018 (91): 56–67.
Published: 01 November 2018
... line in the Apology ), the essay argues that defending the humanities as good leads to unacceptable conclusions. In the realm of literary studies, these take the form of exclusions of the kind (though not necessarily the degree) that Socrates models in the Republic . Any such censorship is unacceptable...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 153–161.
Published: 01 November 2015
... life. The emergence of social media poetics — and, specifically, what I term digital realism — demonstrates the use of the confessional mode in social media. Digital realism gives name to a process of literary production that obscures the lines between life and writing. In this essay, I explore how...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 62–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Janell Watson In this interview with Barbara Herrnstein Smith, known for her important contributions to literary theory and for an unusual interdisciplinary career, interviewer Janell Watson gives a brief account of Smith’s early interests in philosophy and science, her career as a teacher of...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 78–90.
Published: 01 November 2012
... in current literary discourse, as well as with European theories of poetic subjectivity and community. © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Works Cited Abrams M. H. ( 1957 ) 1971 . A Glossary of Literary Terms . New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston . Adorno Theodor . 1974...