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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 52.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Catherine Pierce © 2014 Catherine Pierce 2014 Catherine Pierce Imaginary Vacation Scenario #2 You are, in this version, the kind of person who enjoys being sweaty. You’re never happier than when your shoulders are freighted with the 30-pound weight of all you need...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 163–171.
Published: 01 November 2014
... distress, in a time of what has been called the “sixth mass extinc- tion,” what could Blanchot’s book tell me about the scenario of a planet becoming orphaned of life? Rereading the book today, I find it chillingly oblivious to prob- lems of ecology. This is not the first time I have been deeply...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 153–159.
Published: 01 May 2008
... confounding obstacles requiring interpretation, then the line between perception and interpretation—and ultimately intention— starts to become blurred. In this Peircean scenario, interpretation starts to look more like a series of encounters with the contingencies of experience, and intention...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 122–132.
Published: 01 November 2014
... destruction. Although Winterson sketches the same-sex and carbon-silicon affection between Billie and Spike to suggest love might have redemptive force at the interpersonal level, her use of a form of repetition in which the reiterated scenarios are more similar than different forecloses the...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 91–96.
Published: 01 November 2012
... only read Harry Potter because that is what the postmodern market demands of us. In like fashion, it might explain a million other scenarios. This kind of explanation, if that is what it is, is a very blunt instrument indeed. A symptom (if I am allowed to “symptomize” Brzezinski back) of...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 68–74.
Published: 01 November 2019
... that in some scenarios the value of the lives of native peoples is not the primary common to protect. Despite Harvey s efforts to nuance the reality of competing com- mons and to foreground the capitalism behind many notions of the commons, it still remains true that there has been less attention to a...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 129–135.
Published: 01 November 2006
... saves money and retains talent and that it has practical managerial virtues. In the best- case scenario, departments and their individual faculty organize the work of teaching, without having to wait for a lumbering upper bureaucracy. If curricular planning and the coordination of research...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 81–100.
Published: 01 May 2016
... afterward, the film presents a traumatic inter- ruption of Lucy’s fantasy scenario, as she accidently discovers the truth (the Real) of her condition. After spending a long day with the family helping to calm Lucy, Henry proposes to her father another plan. The next day he delivers to her lilies...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 171–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
... are “too protean and diverse to coincide exclusively with the philosophical categories of life, matter, mental, environmental” (117). In this scenario, matter and life—or “lively matter”—are rep- resented as acausal: as a liquid exchange of free flows in which “one finds circuits in which...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 171–182.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of birds here is, of course, human, and yet the scenario’s main point has to do with the questionable privileging of words over bodies—nomenclature over the flapping of wings, as well as language’s necessity to characterize and account for difference. These hypothetically speaking...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 231–242.
Published: 01 November 2009
... New York City might be partly reclaimed by animals, not in an end-of-the-urban scenario, as detailed in Alan Weisman’s The World Without Us (2006), but through a more benign mutualism, a sharing of space (Fig. 3)?1 For a few months at least, the answer to this question was yes...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 112–121.
Published: 01 November 2014
... personal catastrophe of dementia to the vision of an unstable natural world of looming geologic disaster. Significantly, one of the numerous titles for the novella that Frisch finally dismissed was “Climate.” The text indeed contains scenarios that have since become a regular element of the climate...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 31–41.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., desertification or a new ice age. The most likely scenario is a combination of things, climate change plus economic collapse, world war and famine, techno- logical infrastructure failure and super virus. No one thing kills a per- son. People don t die of cancer or strokes or car crashes they die of organ failure...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 83–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
... continent of Asia), and from that racialized position calls for an intimate relation between the material lifeworld of America (its water) and the con- sumption of foodstuffs (tea). In effect, the scenario conjured in the satire indigenizes tea itself. In more prosaic but not unrelated terms, Dillon 89 the...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 141–149.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... By mass exodus I do not mean necessarily that people suddenly should stop attending colleges and universities, stop seeking employment in such institutions, or quit their current jobs there though it might be a pro- ductive political thought experiment to imagine a scenario in which, for example...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 193–202.
Published: 01 November 2006
... energizes us to action, but also because it values manifestation, embodiment as praxis and as antidote to representation. Yet it may not be willing to endorse all it embodies. Wark's materialist scenario is familiar, but because it is written under the sign of Deleuze as well as under the...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 53–77.
Published: 01 November 2012
... it is not” (1997, 3). The specific parameters of this scenario differ significantly from a Žižekian conception of fantasy, but the two nonetheless share struc- tural affinities. This is apparent when one considers the relationship that Adorno sees between the tension within artwork and the...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 127–139.
Published: 01 May 2005
... book entitled A Defense of Masochism. And there is now a thriving sub-genre of masochistic pornography written from a female viewpoint and targeted at female consumers. In a typical scenario, the heroine eagerly consents to becoming a slave who sleeps on the floor, licks her owner's boots, is...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 107–118.
Published: 01 November 2015
... possibilities in the sense that, as Berlant demonstrates, they enable cultural practices to gesture toward situations that do something other than replicate their established, naturalized settings and scenarios.7 While such practices do not always or necessarily formulate lasting alternatives, to the...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 106–118.
Published: 01 May 2013
... single “concrete being” (1984, 116; see 105, 163) —​ Eckhart says of hearing. He prescribes mindfulness toward things that, to our ear, will remain “quite dumb” unless we enter into a “face to face” encounter with the object and open ourselves to it. To this aural scenario, Eckhart applies a...