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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Marc Kosciejew The document is one of the oldest material objects of all recorded civilizations, one upon which we are, in many ways, still dependent today. Documentation — that is, documents and their associated practices, institutions, and histories — plays an important role in helping...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 47–58.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Vera Bühlmann; Felicity Colman; Iris van der Tuin Vera Bühlmann, Felicity Colman, and Iris van der Tuin Introduction to New Materialist Genealogies New Materialisms, Novel Mentalities, Quantum Literacy Like the new materialist turn, feminist new materialist scholarship (Haraway 1988...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 59–68.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Monika Rogowska-Stangret This essay sketches cartographies of new materialism with reference to theoretical dynamics and transformations of the category of the body. By tracing interconnections between concepts of corporeality coined by Elizabeth Grosz, transcorporeality developed by Stacy Alaimo...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 53–76.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Ranjan Ghosh This article tries to develop a complicated relationship between the material-plastic, the desire principle, and its affective dimensions. It explores how plastic “touches” us multi-sensorially through its materiality and materialization. As ready-made, found, waste, abandoned...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 171–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jennifer Cotter New materialism claims to offer a postanthropocentric advance over historical materialism by displacing human labor with the “vital agency” of all matter: from humans to objects and machines. By equating people with the objects they produce and positing the autopoiesis of things...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 59–96.
Published: 01 May 2014
... explores the concept of collectivization through aesthetic form and material extension during the 1980s and 1990s, in the precarios. I then map how Vicuña uses form to disclose the interplay of etymology and materiality in Palabrarmás (1992) and Instan (2002), giving plural voice to collectivized...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 122–132.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Nicole M. Merola This essay considers Jeanette Winterson’s speculative novel The Stone Gods for the literary, formal, and tonal strategies it employs to diagnose and illuminate the material burdens of producing and living in the Anthropocene. Using the geologic tool of stratigraphy in concert...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 83–95.
Published: 01 May 2017
....” Starting in the early 1990s, however, a deep shift occurred in the way the body was interpreted. A new movement cast tremendous doubt on the hegemony of language and instead advocated a performative, pictorial, and affective approach — the so-called material turn — which encompassed all...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 57–92.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Andrew Rippeon This article brings together print-material histories (from typesetting and typewriting to Twitter) to consider such seemingly disparate textual practices as concrete poetry, Twitter bots, Insta-poetry, and political tweets. With initial attention to Donald Trump’s infamous “covfefe...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 147–158.
Published: 01 November 2013
...” also contribute. Long interested in environmental studies, Bennett has written on the Hegelian dialectic of faith and enlightenment in order to examine the relationship between nature and the state. In a related project, she defines a modern political enchantment in terms of an animate materialism...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2017
... feminisms help to recognize how multiple phenomena work together to behave in what can become legible at any given moment as a body. By utilizing the materiality of conceptions about connectivity often thought to be merely theoretical, by taking a critical look at the noncentralized and multiple movements...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2017
... with the methodology in single- and coauthored pieces, I have further developed diffractive reading for the immanent epistemology of new materialism. This essay demonstrates through a diffractive reading practice how incorporation and externality, as well as ecology and entanglement, play important roles in a new...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 95–121.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., vision, and speculation—turns into an intellectual and yet material and physical power. Such a literacy would be an impersonal kind of literacy, a literacy for which poetics, mathematics, and the sciences are inextricably linked in the domain of what is here called—in distinction to atom time—atomic time...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 75–82.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the material possibilities of “common singularity” to entwine and illuminate specific traditions of radical thought, which might speak to a commonism in more than name. Copyright © 2019 Virginia Tech 2019 commons Marxism communism singularity Communist Manifesto Works Cited Caffentzis...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 104–123.
Published: 01 May 2020
... immigrant street vendors. Through the convergence of narrative and material transactions, the book prompts reader-consumers to recognize their complicity in the duress that shapes their interactions. Copyright © 2020 Virginia Tech 2020 migritude migration duress testimony life writing...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 61–72.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Henry Ivry As the Anthropocene has migrated from the life and physical sciences into the humanities as both a theoretical and material condition, there have been a growing number of critics who have critiqued the Anthropos of the Anthropo cene, arguing that the monolithic humanity imagined...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 126–146.
Published: 01 November 2013
... informed the settlement of America in order to emphasize the role of fantasy and fiction in materializing these illogical things that have to do with our borders and our deportations. Her previous monographs include Reproducing the State (1999) and States without Nations: Citizenship for Mortals (2009...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 113–136.
Published: 01 November 2012
... reforms in political and ideological realms. The continued and omnipresent censorship and self-censorship in China’s intellectual arena, as well as the corrosive effects of corruption, fraud, and the temptations of material benefits in the academic and media sectors, contribute to further divisions among...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 131–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of content that is a sign of a finitude still to come. The materialisms of the Tale assert a limit that does not arrive because they begin with the inexhaustible limitations of form. © 2013 Virginia Tech 2013 Works Cited Aquinas Thomas . 2002 . The Treatise on Human Nature: Summa Theologiae...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2015
... different from perceptions in the United States. International frames of the US response to this natural disaster not only highlight different underlying sources for the tragedy but also shift attention away from material conditions to subjective perceptions that produce trauma, and they chart the part...