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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 (2006) 2006 (65-66): 185–192.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Karin Roffman © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 Works Cited Johnson Stephen . Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life . New York : Scribner , 2004 . National Endowment for the Arts . Reading at Risk: A Survey of Literary Reading in America...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 57–92.
Published: 01 November 2020
... digital social media. Andrew Rippeon lighght and covfefe reading media and misspellings from mimeo to twitterverse Covfefe the bizarre neologism that seems to have been a typographi- cal error on President Donald Trump s Twitter feed on May 31, 2017 has had a longish life; nearing its two-year...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 3.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Dustin Junkert © 2013 Dustin Junkert 2013 Dustin Junkert Reading, Rereading As if the man perfumed the pages   at printing, my copy of Wallace Stevens is mouth-watering. The binding has turned to honey.   I consider this part of his craft. The words are...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
... as Romantic Dinosaur: An Interview with Orrin N. C. Wang ,” Romantic Circles, Praxis series , www.rc.umd.edu/praxis/mitchell/interview/mitch-interview.html ( accessed April 7, 2012 ). Sheng Anfeng Reading between Images and Worlds An Interview with W. J. T. Mitchell W. J. T...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 57–75.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith The article is concerned with the history of “close reading,” understood as a practice crucial to the field of literary studies, vis-à-vis “distant reading,” a range of computational methods identified with the digital humanities. It looks at some early controversies...
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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 and...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 83–102.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jeffrey J. Williams “Ways of Reading” presents an interview with Sharon Marcus in which she discusses the influential and controversial concept of “surface reading.” The interview covers the genealogy of the concept, its difference from symptomatic reading, its relation to description, and other...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Iris van der Tuin This short essay reads diffractively key texts by British novelist and writer Virginia Woolf (1882–1941) and French psychotherapist and philosopher Félix Guattari (1930–1992). The diffractive reading methodology was first proposed by Donna Haraway and Karen Barad. Experimenting...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 161–170.
Published: 01 November 2006
...-1953 . Paris : Fayard , 1999 . Meryl Altman Why I Read (on Barbara Johnson, Mother Tongues: Sexuality, Trials, Motherhood, Translation [Harvard UP, 2003]) Who'd be a literary critic? The philosophers throw us out of the republic with the poets and other swampy-minded...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 167–171.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Jennifer Ruth © 2008 the minnesota review 2008 Work Cited Robbins Bruce . Review of Amanda Anderson, The Way We Argue Now . Criticism 48 . 2 ( 2007 ). Jennifer Ruth A Downwardly-Mobile Professor Reads Bruce Robbins’ Upward Mobility and the Common Good (on...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 57–70.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and film criticism by C. Namwali Serpell, renée c. hoogland, and Eugenie Brinkema develop methodologies for exploring how the arts move us — how they impress themselves upon our bodies and create effects in the world. Adding to the current conversation about postcritical reading, surface reading...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 139–148.
Published: 01 November 2016
... “limits” of political economy and Marx. This claim to escape the bind of labor and of Marx is critiqued by a return to the early Marx and the early Derrida to explore a different reading of the binding of life to labor. Contrary to Derrida's later reading, in Specters of Marx (1994), which tends to...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 149–159.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Robert Faivre Fredric Jameson's reading of Wal-Mart as a figure of a postcapitalism-to-come is exemplary of the market logic that value is produced outside production in distribution and consumption. Through his dialectics of ambivalence, Jameson produces an analysis that empties the social...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 93–119.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... Complicating standard accounts of deconstruction and rhetorical reading as simply antimimetic, Miller acknowledges the centrality of this ancient concept to his intellectual development and to major turns in literary theory as well: his early engagement with New Criticism and phenomenology in the 1950s, his...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 57–78.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Janell Watson In this interview, Jacqueline Rose discusses her engagements with psychoanalytic feminism and discusses its legacies in the United States and in Great Britain. She uses Lacan and Freud not only to read literature but also to discuss politics, especially the issues of anti-Semitism and...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 76–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kalliopi Nikolopoulou This essay is a critical analysis of Nietzsche's anti-Aristotelian reading of tragedy. My purpose is to show Aristotle's relevance for our age, which is strongly inflected by Nietzsche. I focus on the contemporary sidelining of catharsis in order to understand certain...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 116–138.
Published: 01 November 2016
... owners but rather upon tenuous control over the commons and creativity of the multitude. Examining the concept of general intellect through a comparison of the readings of such writers as Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri, Paulo Virno, Nick Dyer-Witheford, and Greg de Peuter with Marx's theorization of the...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Center for Teaching and Research on Women, Scott participated in a feminist theory reading group with scholars such as Naomi Schor and Elizabeth Weed. Her seminal essay, “Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis,” reflects this encounter with theory. At first her strongest theoretical influence...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 111–125.
Published: 01 November 2019
... capitalogenic ecological and social depredations today. Reading Jameson and Latour together offers a way toward affirmative transformation by exposing the need (“horizontal” ideals notwithstanding) for force put into critical tension with common effort to spur the ecosocial planetary repair humans— especially...