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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 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 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 May 2014) 2014 (82): 111–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Madigan Haley The novel has become a crucial interpretive site for global literary studies owing to its status as arguably the first, and most persistent, world genre. This essay marks a critical turn that coalesces around the problem of how to imagine the novel at the world scale. Recent...
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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 2009) 2010 (73-74): 269–274.
Published: 01 November 2009
... examination of unruly literary elephants to Haraway’s dog athletes and the Animal Studies Group’s collection of livestock, pets, and wild animals, these studies encompass a variety of species. What emerges is a sense of the mutual involvement of humans and animals. On the one...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 151–160.
Published: 01 May 2014
... exchange? These studies trace this anxiety through the mid-century decades in which the dream of the Old Left met the fantasy of the new class. Old Left, New Class: Literary Anxiety in the Consumers’ Republic . (on Schryer Stephen ., Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 121–132.
Published: 01 November 2006
...?" written by Frederick Crews, in which he views the "New Americanist" as a term of art that differentiates scholarship in the field deviating from the assumptions that had organized what I called the "field-imaginary" of American literary studies. This term of art was deployed not in order to...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 199–205.
Published: 01 May 2008
... then class does seem to be having its “particular moment” in literary studies, as evidenced by the books under review here. These books arrive in the context of a more general turn towards the new working-class studies, whose origins lie with a series of conferences in the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 153–158.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of literary studies. Though I also pursued a degree in political science, it was in my literature classes that I learned about left politics. And no wonder— in spite of their Arnoldian framework, these classes trained me in a unique form of empathy that could be carried on throughout a...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 87–100.
Published: 01 November 2011
... intellectual orienta- tion has been profoundly flawed. Watson  A few years later, we have the meteoric success of Edward Said in literary studies, along with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Homi K. Bhabha. Meanwhile, the historians invent subaltern studies. What was the impact of early postcolonial...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 109–125.
Published: 01 May 2011
... word to sum up transformations in modern literary scholarship over the past decade or two, one could do worse than light on expansion” (737; emphasis in original). They then go on to specify the significance of these transformations for the study of modernism and modernity, honing in on what...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 141–155.
Published: 01 May 2011
... exhibit- ing the same productive caution and wariness that Suman Gupta identifies in the tendency for literary studies to have in general side- stepped globalization in favor of other extra- or postnational concepts, whether motivated by normative or by empirical needs. It can also, however, be...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 81–94.
Published: 01 May 2005
... new ways of thinking about and studying the working class. In literary studies, for example, many view Paul Lauter's 1980 essay on "Working- Class Women's Literature" as the foundational work, offering for the first time the idea that literature by working-class writers mattered. In the early...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 127–140.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Sophia A. McClennen This essay focuses on the role of the Left—as idea, as subject, as method, and as political praxis—in Latin American cultural studies. It briefly traces some of the key connections between Latin American cultural studies and Left politics to give readers less familiar with the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 61–80.
Published: 01 May 2005
... its web site, www.as.ysu.edu/-cwcs. This interview took place at the Center on 22 November 2004. It was conducted and transcribed by Victor Cohen, editorial assistant for minnesota review and a PhD student in literary and cultural studies at Carnegie Mellon University. Cohen...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 220–227.
Published: 01 May 2009
... wanted from me was less a defense of my scholarship than my participation in a funeral for women’s literary history. These colleagues wanted a prediction about when the moment for studying women’s writings apart from men’s would be over—well and truly over. In fact, wasn’t...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 263–268.
Published: 01 November 2009
... animals in a series of major literary works, and to this extent the book is a perfect companion to Animal Rites. It is rare in Armstrong’s study, however, to find explained the ways in which the literary texts might productively or critically challenge the...
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the minnesota review (1 November 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 in the...
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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...