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the minnesota review (1 November 2018) 2018 (91): 68–91.
Published: 01 November 2018
... , no. 3 : 26 – 45 . Butler Judith . 2010 . “ Precarious Life, Grievable Life .” In Frames of War: When Is Life Grievable? , 1 – 32 . London : Verso . Butler Judith Athanasiou Athena . 2013 . “ The Logic of Dispossession and the Matter of the Human ,” In Dispossession: The...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 103–119.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Jeffrey J. Williams © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 Jeffrey J. Williams Class Matters: An Interview with Adolph Reed, Jr. Hie mid-1990s saw a number of celebrations of the public intellectual, notably of black intellectuals like Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Cornel West...
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the minnesota review (1 November 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 (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 147–158.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Janell Watson In this interview, Jane Bennett discusses her highly influential notion of vibrant matter, which is her term for the idea that the locus of agency is always a human/nonhuman assemblage. In other words, there is an impetus to action in humans and animals, but the impetuses of “things...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 83–95.
Published: 01 May 2017
... words of Karen Barad, this turn inquired as to why meaning, history, and truth are assigned to language only, whereas the movements of materiality are given less prominence: “How did language come to be more trustworthy than matter? Why are language and culture granted their own agency and historicity...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2018) 2018 (90): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2018
... avoids pointless directionless tautology, I suggest, by projecting an interminable imperative to upward movement or climbing. Acts of overcoming embed themselves in matter and across time by the radical vertical orientation of over in super-, hyper - and summit : what Nietzsche calls “the longest hour...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 18–19.
Published: 01 November 2014
... thing on Earth, honestly, but I know it’s not true. I read aluminum heated to 3.6 million degrees Fahrenheit by x-ray laser is the hottest piece of matter on Earth. I’m good with that. Matter is decaying anyway. Back in 1980, Woody Allen talked waste. He said, Matter is...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 26.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Jason Bredle © 2013 Jason Bredle 2013 Jason Bredle Deliverer What I liked best was how you couldn’t tell if it was an homage or parody, but it didn’t matter. I think. For a while I was in the stairwell having a good cry with God. Does one escape...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 3.
Published: 01 November 2014
... dimple and don’t. Someone catches your breath. Someone carries a mask across the room. Here is your safe word: it doesn’t matter anymore. minnesota review 83 (2014) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2781416  © 2014 Jessica Rae Bergamino 3 ...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2017
....’” European Journal of Women's Studies 15 , no. 1 : 23 – 39 . Barad Karen . 1998 . “Getting Real: Technoscientific Practices and the Materialization of Reality.” Differences 10 , no. 2 : 87 – 128 . ———. 2003 . “Posthumanist Performativity: Toward an Understanding of How Matter Comes...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 23.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., leaves, saps, oils, juices, the tongue circling the tender center, mouth enfolding, stroking the veined stalk, for the burst, thrust, outrush of fire and space becoming, and the counter-pull, the gathering attraction, slow accretion of matter remembering in this trembling...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 46.
Published: 01 November 2015
... never see. That’s the thing about photographs of leaving. They only matter once you’ve left. I was there, I know. I packed those boxes. I bought that tape. But I swear, that arm isn’t mine. minnesota review 85 (2015) DOI 10.1215/00265667-3144378  © 2015 John Nieves 46 ...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 20.
Published: 01 November 2006
... anneal temper mill tin line chrome line galvanize shear: nouns, denoting work workplaces and workers in a tin mill as in Chrysler Chevrolet Delmonte Star Kist your lunch your wheels mine it don’t matter whether you work there...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 40.
Published: 01 May 2005
... that? It's disgusting." before rushing off to stare at shrink-wrapped prime rib. He won't appreciate jokes About rarely seeing so much grey matter here. One of me will point out that help is short right now, why complain? The other will ask for a second...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 14.
Published: 01 May 2017
... farmland, fire raging like thunder. My father remembers his father’s last words: This is home. No matter the weight of this war, son, this is home. I remember walking to where monuments bear the names of lost soldiers in nigeria, the names of raped women in bangladesh, the names of...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2017
... roles in a new materialist epistemology. © 2017 Virginia Tech 2017 new materialism feminist epistemology diffractive reading Virginia Woolf Félix Guattari Works Cited Barad Karen . 2003 . “Posthumanist Performativity: Toward an Understanding of How Matter Comes to Matter...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 122.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and Japan. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Madera, Judith. 2015. Black Atlas: Geography and Flow in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Meyers, Natasha. 2015. Rendering Life Molecular: Models, Modelers, and Excitable Matter. Durham...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 28–29.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., glistens like licorice, she didn’t know. For that matter, no one in the Projects knew what to do with hair left natural, left unparted and wild—they were afraid to touch the unmothered part of themselves. Each snip made each one alive and each one dead. And if you said goodbye, it was an...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jamaal May © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Jamaal May The Man Who Paints Mountains and Helicopters for Rodney Denne Not the coin and not the thumb. Not even the palm it smacks down on, heads up. You are not the choice, no matter what it looks like today...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 12.
Published: 01 May 2013
... always an act of creation, I believe I can still see the building. Its empty marquee. Even though it’s not there anymore. Even though it was there long after. But every death is humiliating. What if the Duke had sent a bullet spiraling into the soggy gray-matter of his brain? Would that be...