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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 263–268.
Published: 01 November 2009
... 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, 2008...
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the minnesota review (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 (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 (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 in Moira...
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the minnesota review (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 (2010) 2010 (75): 59–68.
Published: 01 November 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 Everything Was Better in America: Print Culture...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 289–296.
Published: 01 May 2009
... to 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 (2009) 2009 (71-72): 220–227.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Devoney Looser Devoney Looser Why I’m Still Writing Women’s Literary History Recently several colleagues asked me to defend my scholarly work. One of my areas of expertise is early modern women’s writings, and these colleagues apparently found that troubling. Indeed, what...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 61–72.
Published: 01 May 2022
... whitewashes the asymmetric inequities of the humans of humanity. While much of this work has advocated for a dismissal of the Anthropocene concept, this article traces an alternate trajectory that has begun to emerge at the juncture of Black studies and literary theory. In this article, the author considers...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 73–92.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of literary texts pertaining to world literature, the genre of Utopia, and beyond. Furthermore, it also engages in a highly stimulating discussion on the postcolonial possibilities of literary “mapping” practices and the transdisciplinary scope of spatial literary studies. priyankatripathi@iitp.ac.in...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 69–81.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to read literary works for their great moral wisdom, and they fault literary scholars for ignoring this appeal and for failing to understand basic economics. But as this survey of recent publications demonstrates, the conjunction of these critiques is odd: literary critics have been skeptical of claims...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 93–119.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Nidesh Lawtoo In this interview, J. Hillis Miller and Nidesh Lawtoo take one of the most influential concepts in Western aesthetics, mimēsis , as an Ariadne’s thread to retrace the major turns in Miller’s career and, by extension, to promote a re- turn of mimesis in literary theory and criticism...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 101–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and 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 (2020) 2020 (94): 157–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Ashna Ali; Ashna Ali; Christopher Ian Foster; Supriya M. Nair This interview with Igiaba Scego, renowned Italian author and journalist of Somali descent, explores the relationship between letteratura della migrazione , the italophone migrant literary movement of the 1990s and early 2000s...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 54–66.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Ashna Ali; Christopher Ian Foster; Supriya M. Nair; Ashna Ali; Christopher Ian Foster; Supriya M. Nair The first of its kind, this special focus section examines a relatively understudied concept and brings together new literary works and scholarship across continents and languages. Contemporary...
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the minnesota review (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 (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 (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 (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 (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...