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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 57–58.
Published: 01 May 2014
...William O’Daly © 2014 William O’Daly 2014 William O’Daly Questions for Pablo I. How can we stop the war we declare with our silence? When crickets pack their bags, for which planet do they depart? Speaking with one another are we able to waken...
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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 (2013) 2013 (80): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kathleen Biddick Kathleen Biddick questions the political-theological turn in contemporary political philosophy with its focus on efforts to “deconstruct Christianity.” She argues that the Christian institutional imaginary (inaugurated by Paul’s ekklesia and adumbrated by the medieval management...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 57–78.
Published: 01 November 2013
... ; The Haunting of Sylvia Plath ; Why War? Psychoanalysis, Politics, and the Return to Melanie Klein ; On Not Being Able to Sleep: Psychoanalysis in the Modern World ; The Question of Zion ; The Last Resistance ; and Proust among the Nations: From Dreyfus to the Middle East . With Juliet Mitchell, she edited...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 91–96.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Martin Puchner In response to Max Brzezinski’s critique of my role in the New Modernist Studies, an alleged movement whose founding document I am said to have authored ( Poetry of the Revolution [2006]), I use this movement as a test case for the two methods under discussion (the question of how...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 113–136.
Published: 01 November 2012
... to the fundamental questions and dilemmas that China faces today: the absence of social consensus and coherent social values that provide not only cohesiveness to an increasingly diverse and fragmented society in rapid transformation but also clues to the world community as to the future orientations of a rising...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 102–111.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... The essay examines one contemporary mode, ecopoetics, as an emergent literature of the Anthropocene and highlights the new questions of voice, relation, and address that it explores. Through readings of poems by Brenda Hillman, Juliana Spahr, Evelyn Reilly, and Michael Leong, “Anthropogenic Poetics” argues...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 153–162.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the planet and driven itself to the brink of extinction. The answer that Atwood offers is bound up with the question of sexual difference. This novel suggests that rewriting “the human” at the end of the Anthropocene will require destabilizing man kind’s dominion not just over the natural world it inhabits...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 170–179.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to demonstrate the ways in which individuals are variously folded into or blocked out of community-forming activities. In their insistence on such specificity, which this essay traces to a modernist notion of medium specificity, Bruguera's performances are shown to question the manner in which the field...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
... for the political myth of Christian communism. Later this myth would gain historical traction through those who sought to emulate the myth. One question remains: why did this political myth not become central to Christianity? I argue that it was a regressive myth, attempting to hold on to a fading economic form...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 83–95.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., these laws and movements call into question the very dichotomies of nature/culture and body/spirit. © 2017 Virginia Tech 2017 mattering wondering contingent encounters affect blind feeling sensation Works Cited Alaimo Stacy Hekman Susan , eds. 2008 . Material Feminisms...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 53–76.
Published: 01 November 2021
...)pure realm of art and imagination. This demonstrates how the plasticity of plastic and the plasticity of an artistic mind come into a compelling and convulsive interplay. This works through three sections. First, the “collectorial desire” where the artists in question emerge as collectors of plastic...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 122–143.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Darko Suvin How do dominant epistemological frames create political understanding and violence in the public sphere and through cultural texts? This article explores a theoretical answer to this question by identifying narrative categories, or frames, that create shared realities and collective...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 87–104.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and the feminist movement, an engagement that had begun in the UK long before coming to the US. In the British feminist movement, we’d also had a long hard struggle to persuade white British feminists to take questions of colonialism and imperialism seriously. British...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 126–146.
Published: 01 November 2013
...- tives. In narrative, there’s a beginning and an ending, a framing rooted in our ideas and experiences of mortality. When you’re engaging the narrative form, you’re engaging those questions, and then to think about how history gets told in relationship to those moments entails thinking about...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 180–188.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to think the etymological relation of precarity to prayer? And how are we to think this relation when the appeal to prayer is neither a form of enrichment nor a remuneration, neither an appeal to a transcendent force nor an elevation? Or, how are we to think this relation when it is not a question...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 55–65.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of a particular language. This founded the cognitivist approach in linguistics, and since the 1990s he has opened new questions for investigation in what he calls “the minimalist approach.” It aims for simplicity and is oriented toward a deeper level of explanation, trying to find...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 71–88.
Published: 01 November 2010
...,” translated in this volume) and Esposito’s preface to the Italian edition of The Experience of Freedom (L’esperienza della libert Esposito The first question cannot be about anything else but the meaning and destiny of that activity which, regardless of everything else, we can...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 133–148.
Published: 01 November 2006
... recently published The Unembarrassed Muse, an encyclopedic history of American popular culture. He encouraged me when I asked - I won't call them theoretical — abstract questions about the difference between popular culture and elite culture, and urged me to attempt a theoretical dissertation. I...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 80–82.
Published: 01 May 2013
... with a yellow modernist font. Long before their spines faded to baby blue on the shelf, these books were duly given dog-ears. Because theory was here to stay —​though there were excesses and rearguard mania for all to stomach —​theorists began posing questions about its future in the form of “what’s...