1-20 of 87 Search Results for

mechanical

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 16.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Wendy Neale Merry © 2016 Wendy Neale Merry 2016 Wendy Neale Merry Mechanical Dad Mechanical Dad rolled out of the shed and loving him wasn’t that tough a transition. I made room on the couch for his generators, got used to the circling of factory pigeons. Even learned to tell time...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 43.
Published: 01 November 2018
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 101–134.
Published: 01 May 2021
... these scholars teach. Employing previously unprocessed data from Statistics Canada and in dialogue with research on higher education, including the writings of Pierre Bourdieu, this article discusses the mechanisms through which faculty hiring patterns in Canadian English departments are strongly tied to PhD...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 15–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Mary Biddinger © 2011 Mary Biddinger 2011 Mary Biddinger A Diorama I still marveled at the size of you, though now we slept on a bed of painted corduroy and drank from a stretch of mica. The hawk continued to live in the air. A mechanized moon followed our...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 13–14.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... In 1975, Michel Foucault anatomized the modern penitentiary as a mechanism for pacifying the outlaw; without resorting to corporeal abuse, the penitentiary would implant a socially acceptable conscience. The prison in the United States today is a far cry from such a place. Prisons...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 106–118.
Published: 01 May 2013
... . Bergson Henri . 1910 . Time and Free Will: An Essay on the Immediate Data of Consciousness . Translated by Pogson F. L. . London : George Allen and Unwin . –––. 1932 . Les deux sources de la morale et de la religion . Paris : F. Alcan . –––. 2002 . “ Frenzy, Mechanism, Mysticism...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 169–175.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Henry Walter Bates first explained the phenomenon of insect mimicry in evolutionary terms in 1852 when describing a case of protective coloration in Brazilian forest butterflies. Was mimicry primarily a strategic defense mechanism, or does it serve loftier purposes? Or no purpose at all...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 116–138.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., encapsulates the supposedly immaterial logic of cognitive capitalism in the sense that creativity cannot be sep- arated from the worker, as in the case of material commodities, nor can play be contained within the traditional mechanisms of the exploitation of wage labor, since it cannot be planned...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 95–121.
Published: 01 November 2021
... manner, spirited but also physically, in the mechanical-rhetorical (computational) scansions of the very Material Crisis in the tensed scanning of this novel condition of immediacy, the crisis that qualifies our present human condition relative to atomic time.1 Room for an Epiphany of Sophia...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 4.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in a thousand regrettable dialects in our compulsions decried Eros relentlessly we had horns we didn t take what was prescribed we gassed our slant mechanics folded doubt like origami grasshoppers lacquered & drying in burgeoning wind minnesota review 97 (2021) DOI 10.1215/00265667-9335604 © 2021 Ronda Piszk...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 2.
Published: 01 May 2021
... oozes a particular dullness. What I wouldn t give to party in my big hoops. Beyond my windows people wear their days like a chore: the solemn plaid of a school uniform, the oil stains on a mechanic s jumpsuit. I can swipe on a whole container of rouge and still have nowhere to go. But today I rip...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 41–45.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and covers the table for sanitary purposes and crinkles when you sit on it and is cold if you have your pants off, but I sit in one of the two chairs and look at a Popular Mechanics magazine and wonder who reads this stuff? and wait for the doctor. To prepare myself, I glance over at the table...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 22–23.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., the only mechanism by which knaben, buben, or icy batches of Robbie could ever thaw out to good old- fashioned blackness. The only other way, my Oma knows all about. But DuBois did not. That was no genetischen touch of the German tar brush on his Great Barrington Massachusetts face. Nein. Every Ger...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 105–127.
Published: 01 May 2008
... (Methuen, 1987) and Mechanic Accents: Dime Novels and Working Class Culture (Verso, 1987), study those lesser, popular genres. More recently, his book Culture in an Age of Three Worlds (Verso, 2004) looks at globalization and takes stock of cultural studies. Born in 1954, Denning attended...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 81–94.
Published: 01 May 2005
... was the mantra, "race, class, and gender." With a few notable exceptions, such as Michael Denning's Mechanic Accents: Dime Novels and Working-Class Culture in America, class was often mentioned but rarely given prominence. In the late 1990s, when a small group of scholars formed a new Working-Class...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 289–296.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of the field’s flourishing” (43). They are indeed the mechanism through which authors and readers manage postcolonial literature’s “touristic conscience,” which is riddled with guilt that the global economy produces and profits from (5). Brouillette’s work masterfully combines textual analysis...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in “Coma,” and as such, appropriates several phrases and images, including “teleology of circumstance” and “random predesti- nation,” the image of glittering broken beer bottles, and the descriptors of the fetal cells in a mother’s body as “eternal” and “directionless.” The scientific mechanisms...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 205–218.
Published: 01 November 2009
... mechanisms of the technological 216 the minnesota review society”—are polar opposites (19-39, 164-178). The reactor, Winner says, ought to go. And he may be right. But since at least the 1960s, the Navy and its environmentalist opponents have both deployed whales...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 119–131.
Published: 01 November 2015
... mechanization means that the first step (or flick of the switch) is as sure of hitting its mark as François  125 the last? Is the precarity to which traditional subsistence farming is exposed also a form of resilience, a paradox missing from the auto...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 101–121.
Published: 01 May 2016
... becoming enclosed in the mechanism of an artificial nega- tivity that reaffirms rather than revolutionizes the present order.1 However, there is a danger here, and it lies in positioning Jame- son’s categories in a binary set wherein the utopian charge falls off in the shift from the radical...