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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 159–165.
Published: 01 May 2007
... (on Stefan Collini’s Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain [Oxford: Oxford UP, 2006]; Mark Lilla’s The Reckless Mind [New York: New York Review of Books, 2001]; Edward Said’s Humanism and Democratic Criticism [New York: Columbia UP, 2004]; and Michael Warner’s...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 125–135.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Lennard J. Davis Davis 125 Lennard J. Davis Edward Said’s Battle for Humanism It is one of the puzzles that Edward Said left us, in sphinx-like manner, upon his death: How can it be that a man associated with a radical...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 87–100.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... Asad was influenced by Marxism but was troubled by its simplified equating of religion with ideology. He read Michel Foucault with great interest, a topic he discussed with his friend Edward Said. Asad published groundbreaking studies such as Genealogies of Religion, Formations of the Secular , and On...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 130–145.
Published: 01 May 2012
... relevant ideas of other key thinkers (such as Edward Said, Roger Allen, Arif Dirlik, Waïl Hassan, and Slavoj Žižek), I explore whether such exclusions are painted with orientalist and racist attitudes toward Arabic writing. I conclude with suggestions on how teachers of world literature today can partially...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 116–138.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rob Wilkie Video games have become a significant aspect of the technology industry, yet they have also become for many the image of an emerging contradiction said to reside at the heart of digital capitalism, namely that capitalism is no longer based upon the exploitation of workers' labor by...
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the minnesota review (1 November 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 (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 5.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Robert Wrigley © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Robert Wrigley Salvage “Disensouled,” he said, and a chill came over me, until I realized he meant only that the wreck I’d been inspecting had already been purchased. They were all wrecks. It was a junkyard, after...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 29–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... him psychologically.” “That’s nothing. I knew a doctor named Paine once,” said my other friend, Sherman the car-repair manager. “And we used to live next to a family whose name was spelled H-O-A-R-E. Pronounced ‘whore.’ And they had two young daughters.” “You’re always changing the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 7.
Published: 01 May 2009
... over beer cans stacked at his elbow. Go to bed, my mother said. It was barely dark, even for November. Let me see that rifle, my father said. He didn’t hunt and kept no guns. I heard him click the safety on. Later, my parents fought. He drinks too much...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 8–9.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and I took them into the laboratory.   I wanted to say Star and have the light sweep of the sky sleep against my cheek.   I opened the window and touched you. It was one kind of celebration. But O, I said, that is the way with we mirror people.   Outside, in a late parade, the roundest...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 32–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... He had convinced Hao, the owner of the mini-mart across the street, to stock the stuff for him. “What is that smell?” I asked. “It’s my cologne,” he said. “The ladies love it.” “Go stand by the car. You’re giving me a headache.” I put the sodas next to the spot I left for Dad’s...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... other. We looked at our son. We looked out the windows and said nothing. The silence said caution. It said hallelujah. It said no told story is ever true enough. minnesota review 82 (2014) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2410009  © 2014 Catherine Pierce...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 20.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., so you thought I was speaking in metaphor, but I said I was speaking in world. That evening the clouds wrung from our hopes appeared and rained the ash from the air, and I came back to my mourning in this new black-footed country where I still couldn’t write that grief...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 4–24.
Published: 01 November 2011
... spoil it for him. “Maybe the price of fur’ll go up,” he’d said. “Maybe the price of Fords’ll go up too,” George had pointed out. “Uncle George,” Oscar had said, “sometimes I think you don’t want me to get a new car.” He had a big round face with a little nose plunked in the middle...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 47–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., fuming, jamming his naked foot into a sopping Topsider. “You have antisocial tenden- cies,” Seamus spat at Boodle through the headrest, “and an immature sense of conflict resolution, and a penchant for overreaction.” “A great arm, though,” said Boodle. “If I get trench foot, I’m going to bayonet...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 56.
Published: 01 November 2014
... I said oh oh oh oh I don’t know write back soon It was automatic and the reception was terrible where I was I I I I Left a message about the sandwiches and I made his blood while I did all...
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the minnesota review (1 November 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 (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2009
... depressing, girly folk music. “This isn’t a joke,” Claire had said. No calling. That was the first rule, a rule she had underlined several times as if I might miss it, a rule I had broken a half dozen times since we started the break just to hear her voice, a rule that struck me less as a...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 89–104.
Published: 01 November 2009
... other assorted -ises. Melody stood now before the chimp’s cage, noting his poor posture. “Hi, Chuck,” she said as he offered his paw for a handshake in the firm, stolid manner of the Southern gentleman, his marbled eyes giving off a concave reflection of the lab. With his other paw, he...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 63–74.
Published: 01 November 2006
... (a little). Yes, I almost didn't mind the shoe store, except for the part where I had to buy the ladies two pairs apiece because Natasha said she didn't have any Oxfords and the part where I had to buy the gentlemen their own unforeseen pair apiece because Siegfried said he didn't...