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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 47.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Kent Shaw © 2011 Kent Shaw 2011 Kent Shaw Vesuvius, There Are Easier Ways to Make Friends It was an installation of thrushes. Each household had to have corpses of birds. And rags. There was a bounty of thrushes and madras pressing at the windows, from inside, cotton bolls, too, pressed...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 113–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Quarterly 41 ( 1 ): 133 – 56 . Yule Sir Henry Burnell A. C. . 2006 . Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases , edited by Crooke William . New Delhi : Asian Educational Services . Emily Brown Coolidge Toker What Makes a Native Speaker...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 48.
Published: 01 May 2018
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 245–248.
Published: 01 May 2005
...David R. Shumway 2005 the minnesota review 2005 David R. Shumway Ideas of the University (on Christopher Newfield, Ivy and Industry: Business and the Making of the American University, 1880-1980 [Durham: Duke UP, 2003]) Seemingly since the day of its...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 79–101.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of solidarity on the left, Dean laments the contemporary Left’s inability to say “we,” a reluctance that, she argues, makes political action impossible. She finds that leftist currents such as radical democracy and radical pluralism have lost the conviction that capitalism must be overturned. However, her...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 73–82.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jesse Oak Taylor This article traces the implications of thinking about the Anthropocene from the perspective of the archives that make it visible, placing ice-core data and scientific research on historical climate alongside ideas of the archive in historiography and the humanities. Drawing...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 111–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
... as a world-making activity. Beginning with the first of these approaches, the essay identifies a renewed interest in world-systems theory and Immanuel Wallerstein’s thought, in part as a corrective to theories of alternative modernities. It then looks at recent books by Jon Hegglund, John Marx, and Elizabeth...
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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 (2016) 2016 (87): 149–159.
Published: 01 November 2016
... relations of their class content by making social transformation into an affective and spontaneous action. In this sense, Jameson's celebrated reading of Wal-Mart is indicative of the general reading of global capitalism on the “radical” Left today, which spiritualizes Marx's materialist dialectic...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to make connections among all kinds of problems, situations, or contradictions. © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Works Cited Eagleton Terry . 1986 . Against the Grain . London : Verso . Jameson Fredric . 1971 . “ Metacommentary ,” in The Ideologies of Theory . Minneapolis...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 91–99.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: crawling with amateur adventurers who can afford it and littered with the corpses of those who do not make it down. Indeed, the mountaineer summiting Everest has become the ultimate figure of human achievement, a sort of mascot of upward mobility. Today’s climbing body is more often than not presented...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 100–113.
Published: 01 May 2018
... mountaineers on Himalayan peaks, this essay makes a case revealing a cross-cultural and prepsychological aspect of mountaineering that upholds death as a principal component of the sport. A combination of highlander lifestyle, quasi-matriarchy, Tantrist ontology, and neocolonial relationship has historically...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 82–100.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the ideology of American individualism at the heart of contemporary sense making. The author argues that the limitations of this political project are instructive and relevant beyond the confines of a scholarly interest in poetry, which are revealed through readings of Harryette Mullen. © 2021 Virginia Tech...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 109–125.
Published: 01 May 2011
... consolidated its brand by strategically making anachronistic and shopworn claims for the relevance of modernist aesthetics for postmodern politics. The methodological hallmarks of the movement include the liberalization of previously radical political thought, the reduction of past theoretical interventions...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 141–155.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Imre Szeman Does it make sense to speak of a global cultural studies? This review essay examines the apparent critical aversion to such a category by exploring the approaches taken by two books that consider the state of cultural studies in the global era. Ackbar Abbas and John Nguyet Erni's...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
... that to uncover the richness of the material world, including how it affects us and its implications for our lives, we need to know what it is made of; in other words, what actually makes up the objects and things that we need and use? Documentation science complements and supports Lehmann's call for material...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 65–70.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... Along with its desire to “do no evil,” Google’s mission statement is one of altruism: “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” Because much of this information is still trapped in the confines of print, Google has developed Google Book Search...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 95–113.
Published: 01 November 2007
... needs to make budget cuts, that’s the area that’s going to get the cut. It doesn’t have the same stability. No one’s in a position to speak for it at the dean’s level the way that, once upon a time, it was possible to talk about composition as part of the undergraduate mission...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 49–54.
Published: 01 November 2019
... sesquicentennial, which the girl learns means 150th birthday. To mark the occasion, it is putting together a time capsule from the class of 2000, to be unearthed in 2050. The girl s teacher starts a unit on Making Memories. He explains to his fourth graders that a time capsule is a way to hide things today...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
... as it has been passed —​that makes his films so unerringly lifelike and effective. Another defining trait in Loach’s oeuvre is that he often casts unknowns and nonprofessionals for lead- ing roles. Crissy Rock’s heart-wrenching turn in Ladybird, Ladybird, for instance, about a volatile woman’s...