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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 83–102.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Apartment Stories and the homosocial relations among women in Victorian literature in her book Between Women . Last, it discusses coediting the new journal Public Books . © 2017 Virginia Tech 2017 surface reading politics of criticism critical method comparative literature feminist theory...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 141–155.
Published: 01 May 2011
... interesting insights into the position of cultural studies as a scholarly and political project at the outset of the twenty-first century. The verdict? A dissolution of cultural studies into Szeman 145 an indeterminate if wider set of critical tasks...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 53–77.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jason Berger This essay examines how Slavoj Žižek’s conception of fantasy may open up new approaches for political, literary, and aesthetic criticism. Taking In Defense of Lost Causes (2008) as a case study, I demonstrate how Žižek’s method provides a much-needed consideration of form. Moreover, I...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 93–119.
Published: 01 November 2020
... encounter with Jacques Derrida and deconstruction in the 1960s, his development of rhetorical reading in the company of Paul de Man in the 1970s and 1980s, and his engagement with ethics and community in 1990s and 2000s, stretching to include his most recent critical reflections on contemporary US politics...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... political desire become post political, and what is theory doing to agency by embracing ambiguity as a principle, or holding up indecisionism as a critical act? © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Works Cited Berardinelli Alfonso . 2001 . Stili dell’estremismo (The Extremist Style) . Rome...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 131–142.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Thom Dancer This essay reflects on the recent debates about the value (or lack of value) of symptomatic, deep, and critical reading in the context of the decline of the political doctrine of secularism. It aims to frame the literary critical questions about surface and depth, subjectivity...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 95–103.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 95 96 the minnesota review violent origins of political power are regularized and normalized, while those perceived to be exceptional —​that is, those modalities of violence outside the purview of sanctioned forms of power —​are vehemently criticized. Yet what most thinkers from...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 109–125.
Published: 01 May 2011
... , 2004 . Harvey David . A Brief History of Neoliberalism . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2007 . Jameson Fredric . “Ideology and Symbolic Action.” Critical Inquiry 5 . 2 ( 1978 ): 417 – 22 . ———. The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act . Ithaca : Cornell...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
... films established the fact that Loach was both a skillful artist and a crusading social critic. Cathy Come Home (1966) was one of his most successful early efforts. Loach's films can be divided into two broad categories—intimate family dramas that illuminate the politics of everyday life and more...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 127–140.
Published: 01 May 2011
... work, and of the type of value it can offer for both critical theory and political activism have been a constant source of dialogue and debate. My goal in this essay is to trace, briefly, some of the key connections between Latin American cultural studies and Left politics to give read- ers...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 78–90.
Published: 01 November 2012
... to describe net- works of political association that exist outside democratic institutions (Nickels 2012, 36). Nealon reveals that the effects of global capitalism on working people have preoccupied many twentieth-century poets, despite criticism that has tended to dismiss developments in capital...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in the humanities. Theory is the preoccupation in whatever empirical work you are going to do. I don’t think there is anyplace else like it. Watson  You say in your essay “Finding Critical History” [2009] that you and Louise Tilly used history to complicate feminist political theorizing. Could you talk...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 143–161.
Published: 01 November 2011
... centered in a Western view of the world,” and it “is now largely the product of capitalism, and it flourishes in the top management of multinational corpora- tions” (873; 890). Anthropologists, cultural critics, and political scientists theorizing cosmopolitanisms, in the plural, work instead...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 97–107.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Charlotte A. Kunkel; Sheila Radford-Hill Scholars often debate the history of academic freedom, including efforts across the political spectrum to redefine its policies and practices. One fact that is sometimes overlooked in these debates is that students' educational experiences a re regularly...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 111–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . Suvin Darko . 2015b . “ Fifteen Theses about Communism and Yugoslavia, or The Two-Headed Janus of Emancipation through the State .” Critical Quarterly 57 , no. 2 : 90 – 110 . Suvin Darko . 2016a . “ An Approach to Epistemology, Literature, and the Poet’s Politics .” Annual Review...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 59–96.
Published: 01 May 2014
... counterposition to those politics. Iberian colonization is also criticized inherently within the artwork as a learned violence. Echoing Frantz Fanon’s 1963 “language of pure force” (29) weapon-wielding indige- nous decolonizers are each depicted accompanied by a child in a peda- gogical arrangement...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., literature, and cultural politics. His interventions took place not only through his own monographs or his articles in influential interdisciplinary journals like Art Forum and October but also through his editing of Critical Inquiry. In addition to organiz- ing many widely read special issues...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 101–121.
Published: 01 May 2016
... critical pedagogy and Alinsky's community organizing). © 2016 Virginia Tech 2016 utopia and political agency utopia as method critical pedagogy community organizing Works Cited Alinsky Saul . 1989a . Reveille for Radicals . New York : Vintage . ———. 1989b . Rules...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2017
... feminisms help to recognize how multiple phenomena work together to behave in what can become legible at any given moment as a body. By utilizing the materiality of conceptions about connectivity often thought to be merely theoretical, by taking a critical look at the noncentralized and multiple movements...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 77–94.
Published: 01 November 2021
... to many posthumanist critical eyes as saturated with anthropocentrism.1 But the answer is not to avoid or overcome them. A politically meaningful approach to the human-animal relationship is one that stays with the trouble of these much-maligned categories. Our working hypothesis is that, in its haste...