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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 263–268.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., 2008]; Cary Wolfe’s Animal Rites: Posthumanism and the Discourse of Species [Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2003]; Carrie Rohman’s Stalking the Subject: Modernism and the Animal [New York: Columbia UP, 2009); and Philip Armstrong’s What Animals Mean in the Fiction of...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 44.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Laura Wetherington © 2013 Laura Wetherington 2013 Laura Wetherington To fight means to fight what you’re doing after Christophe Marchand-Kiss In a moment, I’ll be talking to you about gender. How it’s all cut up, collaged, re-pasted with sticky tape to my man parts. But for the...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 83–95.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Marie-Luise Angerer Throughout a large part of the twentieth century, the body was interpreted as a field of signs, the meaning of which pointed to an unconscious dimension. At the height of the popularity of structuralism, Jacques Lacan deemed the unconscious to be “structured like a language...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 107–118.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Elizabeth Adan; Benjamin Bateman This introduction to the special focus section, “Emergent Precarities and Lateral Aesthetics,” takes the recent work of Lauren Berlant and Judith Butler as its point of departure to map the parameters of lateral agency and precarity as a means of exploring what...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Phillip E. Wegner I reflect upon the value of Jacques Lacan's 1969–70 Seminar XVII, The Other Side of Psychoanalysis , for thinking about the challenges we face as scholars and teachers working in the contemporary university. As with Lacan's title for this seminar, my title has a range of meanings...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 143–161.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Justin Neuman Is cosmopolitanism compatible with religion? This essay explores what it might mean to cultivate a sensibility of religious cosmopolitanism through the study of narrative literature. I begin by analyzing the intersection of these terms—the religious and the cosmopolitan —across their...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 104–112.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., it cannot afford to think only in terms of print culture, for to do so would be to sidestep its primary operational field and the means by which it maintains its continuing paradigmatic function. © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 53–77.
Published: 01 November 2012
... terrain of historical analysis and, as a consequence, recalibrates what formal and political hermeneutics might entail. Such an approach provides a means to “return to the political” via a new perspective on the relation between art and historical context. I conclude by building on Žižek’s Lacanian...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 145–158.
Published: 01 May 2013
... create characters who experience sensations, but he also arouses a variety of sensations by means of poetic craft, from line to line, image to image, and sound to sound. As a result, his poetry functions here as a kind of hinge between the Thomistic account of sensory perception and Adorno’s articulation...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Raymond Taras Media narratives inscribe disasters with cultural meanings and politically consequential interpretations. Examining newspaper coverage in Mexico and Cuba of the emergency response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 reveals (mis)perceptions of the role and effectiveness of government...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 133–142.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Derek Woods The Anthropocene demands new concepts of scale for social, cultural, and aesthetic theory. The first concept of scale critique is scale variance, which means that variable physical constraints produce disjunctures among scales. This article explicates this concept in a reading of Ray...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 55–61.
Published: 01 November 2019
... understanding what it means “to common” within and against capitalism. Christian P. Haines and Peter Hitchcock Introduction: No Place for the Commons There is no place for the commons, for at least two reasons. First, in a world that has been exhaustively colonized by capitalism and its ver- sion of the state...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 157–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
... context of Italian colonialism in the Horn of Africa. She discusses what it means to claim the city of Rome as one’s own as a black Italian, and places stories of flight and belonging in a global and historical context. This interview was conducted over WhatsApp, transcribed, and translated into English...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 114–128.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the country, and the community’s quick return and recovery after the hurricane thrust them into the local and national spotlight. The community’s vibrant urban farms have been a particular point of focus, but this article shows how the range of meanings emerging from the Vietnamese American New...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 7.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Valerie Bandura © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Valerie Bandura Step Right Up This is how I see it: from the same mother came two fists —​I mean sisters, and in one was hidden a prize. Any sane person would guess the sane sister won. I don’t know...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 43.
Published: 01 November 2012
... again, such a tender corner on the truth, not long before his own violent passing. How could it mean what I want it to mean? Your will is done, here, Mother cowering in the doorframe and two-thirds of the children about to let go the cupboard doors with a bang. We...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 225–238.
Published: 01 May 2005
... positions," or "classes" with "identities," or the meaning of a text with its materiality (6, 16-7). Given that he's against so many things, we might reasonably wonder what he's for, and this book doesn't go very far toward spelling that out. This in itself is hardly a legitimate criticism, but...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 19.
Published: 01 May 2014
... that dress, red lipstick to pucker your lips for that kiss you should give him, even after you learned he’d enlist. Did you see each ticket had a snide remark etched on the back: what clothes mean to women, what women mean to men. I wish I’d known you back then, I...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 21.
Published: 01 May 2012
... icons and Hindu dancers with their mudras before and after them, the mute attendants of the seraglio engage in a purity of gesticulations: the duplicity of a scrotum grab, the strangulating bow string, what it means to be taken without a prayer...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 54.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Dean Rader © 2013 Dean Rader 2013 Dean Rader Social Semiotics Two fingers, tip touching Means spark. An arm high Overhead says me. These Lines & curves, in fact These very signs right Here say stop, go, connect. O t-cross and i-dot...