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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 75–82.
Published: 01 November 2019
... material possibilities of “common singularity” to entwine and illuminate specific traditions of radical thought, which might speak to a commonism in more than name. Peter Hitchcock Commonists like Us We know that the commons is no longer a notational device for trag- edy in Garrett Hardin s infamous...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 127–140.
Published: 01 May 2011
... resistance. Given the fact that neoliberalism emerged as a force for social restructuring in Latin America at least a decade prior to its appearance in the United States and Europe, some of the insights of Latin American cultural studies scholars might well offer productive critical avenues for cultural...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 95–105.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Amy Hollywood Through a reading of the dynamic structure of Jacques Derrida’s “Passions: ‘An Oblique Offering,’” the essay suggests that the relationship between Derrida and the Christian tradition might best be understood not through what Derrida reads—Pseudo-Dionysius, Meister Eckhart, and...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 153–162.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Calina Ciobanu This article argues that Margaret Atwood’s postapocalyptic MaddAddam trilogy, composed of the novels Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood , and MaddAddam , imagines how humankind might come to reconstitute itself at the end of the Anthropocene—that is, once it has decimated the...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of this essay, I suggest that we might in turn use another formalization, that of A. J. Greimas's semiotic rectangle, to understand a movement that occurs in Lacan's work from the three that dominated his earlier “structuralist” thinking—prominently on display in his early 1950s “Seminar on ‘The...
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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 (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 (2006) 2006 (67): 36.
Published: 01 November 2006
... plastic raft, no sharks in the water. I was thinking, Tom, that your name might be French—deLay, and any association of your surname with the retardation of a progressive agenda might be wholly unmerited. I’m imagining I might see...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 14.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Susan B. A. Somers-Willett © 2013 Susan B. A. Somers-Willett 2013 Susan B. A. Somers-Willett Downtown Zoetrope When viewed in a certain light, some bodies astonish. Just as you, passenger, and I might marvel at the operator-less subway booths with their...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 18–19.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Susan B. A. Somers-Willett © 2013 Susan B. A. Somers-Willett 2013 Susan B. A. Somers-Willett Uptown Zoetrope When viewed in a certain light, some bodies astonish me. Just as you, fellow stranger, and I might marvel at the ruin of these operator-less booths...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 52.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in the world. You are backpacking around a spired and bleak-skied European city. On each corner, pigeons and statuary. Each stone mouth reminds you of the lover you left across an ocean and a dozen rivers, the lover who might be, probably is, thinking of you as you order...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 23.
Published: 01 November 2006
... question mark. Let's talk about accents, tongues isolated. In any diner of the world, I know the scent of the streets of Madison. We might as well be wearing blindfolds for America. Everything has been said. The best metaphor I could conjure: a man...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 2.
Published: 01 November 2013
... ourselves just because we might feel embarrassed or impractical, or get wet. minnesota review 81 (2013) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2331868  © 2013 Tara Skurtu 2 ...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 45–46.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., layers blue is the color any way i look, i refresh my inbox like any day now i ll win the lottery, like the sweepstakes might call up, asking are you free tonight? to which i ll politely decline because these decisions take time, and free, can it be qualified like what i have to offer will never be...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 50.
Published: 01 May 2011
... we just got relieved last night an’ you might think we been careless cause most our stuff ’s been shot up blowed up or buried burnt or busted but one thing it sure ain’t been is kept track of but you come count what’s left if you want, what I’m gonna count now is...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 3–4.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jasmine V. Bailey Jasmine V. Bailey Full Moon In tonight’s grip your confusion looks like clarity, your window like a mouth, your desk a sumptuous table and the china cabinet like you might crack it open for the first time since your grandmother left it...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 23.
Published: 01 November 2019
... happen already. Instead of this. You might die here. But you might live. Let the darkness come quickly. Let it come now. Let the counselors in the shelter tell me they need my bed and send me onto the street. Let the big girl punch me. Let me eat the darkness like it was a crepe at 3 a.m. and I just can...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 30.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of swimming flippers just beginning to sprout. You might suspect curation, but ecology is ruthless, all I would rather forget thrusts down the stubbornest roots. My ex- lover is the azalea that announces no buds. My grandfather is an intermittent Japanese honeysuckle. And under each oak, a slow...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 8.
Published: 01 May 2009
... albums. What will she do with the remainder of her life now that the hourglass of curves have turned into grapefruits of discontent? Some might say she has fudge marbled her life away given into dissolution, wrinkles...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 20.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Michael Rogner © 2020 Michael Rogner 2020 Michael Rogner Winter in Calexico Now I understand why they wrote the Mexicali blues. Now I understand weaponized lovers. Now I understand that river won t fill this bucket. The Inuit have fifty words for snow which might be enough to crack the shell...