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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 16.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Wendy Neale Merry 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 by his machine-pounding heart. I...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 43.
Published: 01 November 2018
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 101–134.
Published: 01 May 2021
... 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...
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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...
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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 the...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 13–14.
Published: 01 November 2009
... 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 and...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 22–23.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the hand. All of a sudden, the other side of Santa Claus chimneys on in. Niko- laus, a strudel in your mouth to say and harder to sell to kiddies more into cells than crucifixions. He chides their impertinence and dunks them in a cistern of boiling tar, the only mechanism by which knaben...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 169–175.
Published: 01 November 2006
... defense mechanism, or does it serve loftier purposes? Or no purpose at all? Evolutionists tended to subscribe to the functional point of view, but a range of thinkers, including surrealist artists like Roger Caillois and creationists emphasizing the divine architecture of the world, insistently...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2016
....” The scientific mechanisms behind microchimerism were gleaned from Vanessa Hua’s article “Your Baby’s Leftover DNA Is Making You Stronger” (The Atlantic,October 20, 2014). The phrase “blood garden” and the image of the Siberian iris come from Mark Doty’s “Fog.” The title makes a nod to Jane...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 106–118.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., Mechanism, Mysticism .” In Key Writings , edited by Pearson Keith Ansell Mullarkey John , 329 – 44 . New York : Continuum . Bryant Levi R. 2011 . Democracy of Objects . Ann Arbor, MI : Open Humanities . Caputo John D. 1990 . The Mystical Element in Heidegger’s...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 41–45.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 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...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 160–164.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., 2009) won the Green Rose Prize given by New Issues Press; Mechanical Cluster (Ohio State Univer- sity Press, 2002) won the 2002 Journal Prize; and Diasporadic (Hel- icon Nine Editions, 1998) won the 1997 Marianne Moore Poetry Prize and the American Library Association’s Notable Book Award...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 289–296.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Brouillette, self-conscious strategies of authorship constitute “the generative heart 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...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 116–138.
Published: 01 November 2016
...,” in other words, 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...
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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...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 119–131.
Published: 01 November 2015
... spheres where “practice has lost its right over work” and where 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...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 205–218.
Published: 01 November 2009
... creature swimming gracefully in a timeless ecosystem”—and the reactor—“linked by sheer determination to the complicated 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...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 153–158.
Published: 01 May 2009
... translation of Walter Benjamin’s “Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.” This early context of Benjamin’s essay for a US audience is significant. His utopian critique of mass culture would have been very powerful to a generation of radicals for whom...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 169–173.
Published: 01 May 2020
... underprivileged migrants and therefore makes up for the elitism of the original migritude. Overall, the new migritude offers three major the- oretical overtures toward rethinking the mechanisms and stakes of contemporary movements of people. First, in foregrounding South-South movements and encounters, the new...
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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...