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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2012
... famous categorical inventions: the political unconscious, transcoding, and cognitive mapping. Discussing the global situation today, he suggests that because of its location on the outside, a Third World power such as Brazil enjoys an epistemological advantage over the United States, which rarely thinks...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (100): 80–99.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Anna Poletti This article considers zine making as a form of independent literary production that can offer new insights into the understanding of creativity in literary studies and the humanities more broadly. It situates zines as a form of literary writing, reading, and distribution that cannot...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 55–61.
Published: 01 November 2019
... trajectories. It examines the tension between the universalizing aspiration of the common as a political project and the particular social situations of the commons. It emphasizes the commons as praxis, that is, as a practice that takes place in the world without being reducible to place. In doing so, it also...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 57–78.
Published: 01 November 2013
... immigrant students, and her recent book on Proust. She reads Proust politically, situating him historically in relation to Freud and Dreyfus, and then takes him on a journey through Palestine by way of Jean Genet and Samuel Beckett as well as Middle Eastern writers like Elias Khoury or filmmakers like...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 111–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Anker, which situate the anglophone novel in dialectic with emergent geopolitical forms: the world order of nation-states, postliberal governmentality, and human rights law. Finally, the essay calls for criticism that takes the genre’s formal ability to fashion worlds as a point of departure...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 145–158.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Maura Nolan This essay brings together two medieval explorations of sensation— one by St. Thomas Aquinas and one by Geoffrey Chaucer—and situates them within the twentieth-century account of aesthetics offered by Theodor Adorno. This juxtaposition reveals how past and present structures of thought...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
...-granting universities. This situation amounts to an ethical crisis, not just a labor one. The myth that “competition” is an appropriate mainstay for hiring is a toxic one for the humanities, as the process frequently fails: qualified candidates are unsuccessful not as a result of their own shortcomings...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 180–188.
Published: 01 November 2015
... terms that are at once economic, sociological, political, and existential, and if precarity then emerges through the complex and conflictual interactions among economic sta- tus, forms of social belonging, political situation, and existential well- being, then the word precarity itself derives...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 81–100.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in a situation but is not of that situation,” as Peter Hallward further notes; and hence the event is the “void of the situation, that aspect of the situation that has abso- lutely no interest in preserving the status quo as such” (2003, xxv, 114). In short, the event is the very possibility of a radical...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2011
... . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . ———. 1983 . “Science versus Ideology.” Humanities in Society 6 : 283 – 302 . ———. 1989 . “Imaginary and Symbolic in Lacan.” In Situations of Theory , 75 – 115 . Vol. 1 of The Ideologies of Theory: Essays, 1971–1986 . Minneapolis : University...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 122–143.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... How does one pick the categories needed for understanding? They must not be too many to my mind, using more than ca. five main categories confuses the memory of reader and writer and it would be economical if they reinforced each other. The rest is situational wisdom, what the Germans call...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (101): 84–99.
Published: 01 November 2023
... to augment their creativity. Marshall McLuhan invented the DEW Line card deck to help users overcome their mental blocks. Brian E no a nd Peter S chmidt d eveloped t he Oblique Strategies cards to help themselves and others come up with creative solutions to thorny situations. William S. Burroughs used...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (101): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2023
... or a ction t o b e t aken a lways looks overdetermined, to use Althusserian terminology: too many things (or contradictions ) exert force over the situation. It should be clear that overdetermination is here something whose excesses disrupt any clear sense of simple cause or determinant of what comes next...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 248–253.
Published: 01 May 2009
... to sit on, and administrative work, including situations in which graduate students are responsible for managing and supervising their peers’ labor. They usually include the chance to learn professional skills or to gain experience outside of composition teaching, but they can also...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 139–148.
Published: 01 November 2016
... [or she] can only obtain through an enormous effort and with spasmodic interruptions” (Marx 1975, 324). The situation of precarity is one that has characterized the capitalist history, except for rare exceptions, and those exceptions— notably, the postwar welfare states—are steadily being returned...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 199–205.
Published: 01 November 2007
... rhetorical situations is, of course, one of the oldest ideas Hollrah & Farmer 201 about argumentation that the West has produced. In fact, Graff and Birkenstein mention the classical tradition for partial justification of their templates...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 173–183.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Democracy: Addresses and Papers on the Present World Situation . London : Watts and Co. , 1932 . Zizek Slavoj . “Against Human Rights.” New Left Review 34 ( July-Aug. 2005 ): 115 - 31 . Lisa Fluet I’m Rubber, You’re Glue (on Jonah Goldberg’s Liberal Fascism: The Secret...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the periph- ery. The brief answer is that Christian communism functions as a one- sided literary response to a determinate socioeconomic situation, and since it was one-sided, it failed to capture the mainstream imagina- tion. The long answer will demand the remainder of this article. However...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 65–82.
Published: 01 November 2006
... point for me was that her way of talking about marginality was more applicable to women’s situations than a theory that talks about women in an essentialist way. Williams It does seem an academic habit to look for a point to criticize. Moi Well, you can’t control...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 109–125.
Published: 01 May 2011
... emerged out of our contemporary economic, political, and institu­ tional academic situation. By doing so below, I politicize and extend Jennifer Wicke’s prescient (2001) suggestion that “[a]s revivers of its brand [modernism], a brand we cannot seem to do without, we re- brand ourselves as critics...