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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 26–28.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Lucia Bryant © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 the minnesota review Lucia Bryant The Social Worker I invite her to make an appointment; I think I can help. You won't catch me in an office, she promises. So we settle on coffee, the...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Bert Cardullo This interview with Ken Loach took place in July 2009 at his home in Bath, England. Unquestionably one of Britain's most important filmmakers, Loach is best known for his gritty and compassionate portrayals of working-class life. Early in his career, a series of socially conscious...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 54.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Dean Rader © 2013 Dean Rader 2013 Dean Rader Social Semiotics Two fingers, tip touching Means spark. An arm high Overhead says me. These Lines & curves, in fact These very signs right Here say stop, go, connect. O t-cross and i-dot...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 179–184.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Daniel Markowicz © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Daniel Markowicz Whither Socialism (on John McGowan’s American Liberalism: An Interpretation for Our Time [Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2007] and Paul Smith’s Primitive America: The Ideology of Capitalist...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 153–161.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Prathna Lor Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter serve millions of people who populate digital space with autobiographical avatars and simulacra. Digital selves are curated, edited, and maintained in a perpetual process of digitizing life experience in order to produce an imagined...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 102–110.
Published: 01 November 2019
... life in the face of white supremacism. It considers the ways in which the violences of white supremacism uncommon black life—that is, bar blackness from belonging—as well as the ways in which poetry and politics become avenues through which black life invents alternative socialities. From this...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 57–92.
Published: 01 November 2020
...” tweet and Aram Saroyan’s equally notorious “lighght,” this article explores the inscriptive and interpretive contexts and the social and political consequences of these texts. Exploring the poetics of political tweets and the politics of concrete poetry, the article establishes a framework that is...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 136–148.
Published: 01 November 2018
... liberation from class domination and build a human community based on social equality and individual freedom is tested against historiographic and sociological research data. Suvin’s own idea about the radical break between the first phase of the development of self-management (1950–70) as a possible...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 55–61.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Christian P. Haines; Peter Hitchcock; Christian P. Haines; Peter Hitchcock This article introduces the dossier “Is There a Place for the Commons?” by briefly explaining the concepts of the common (no s ) and the commons (with an s ) in terms of their philosophical, political, social, and historical...
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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...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 61–80.
Published: 01 May 2016
... critique, the film executes its social crisis through the logic of vampiric speciology, immunizing the present against the threat of radical transformation and restoring a “natural” social order. However, the biopolitical writings of Roberto Esposito offer us a way to discern the ineradicable utopian...
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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 (2019) 2019 (93): 62–67.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Peter Hitchcock; Christian P. Haines; Christian P. Haines; Peter Hitchcock These theses are meant not as the final word on the concept or praxis of the commons but as words inspiring readers to imagine alternatives to the status quo. They cover topics including social reproduction, the knowledge...
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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...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 127–140.
Published: 01 May 2011
... resistance. Given the fact that neoliberalism emerged as a force for social restructuring in Latin America at least a decade prior to its appearance in the United States and Europe, some of the insights of Latin American cultural studies scholars might well offer productive critical avenues for cultural...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 78–90.
Published: 01 November 2012
... distinction, these four critics reveal the universalism and collectivity out of which the lyric voice is constructed. I argue that the New Lyric Studies, widely construed to include these critics, brings poetry in line with the social poetics, world systems, and democratic inclusivity that figure prominently...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 126–146.
Published: 01 November 2013
... should recognize parental contracts in order to assure that all children are well cared for. Inheritance should be abolished, with wealth reverting to the state, which would redistribute to ensure social services for everyone. Borders should be opened, and citizenship should be based not on birthplace or...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
... out that the responsibility of intellectuals is to engage in worldly issues, politics, and social affairs through writing, teaching, and interpretation of all forms of “texts.” In his recent book Cloning Terror , he observes that the war on terror had the effect of enhancing the terrorist program...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 111–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
... scholarship accounts for this worldliness in different ways: by drawing on the large-scale social sciences to describe the world that the novel circulates in and represents; by assessing the novel’s concerns in relation to global, rather than national, forms of knowledge; by formally describing the novel as a...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 145–158.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of aesthetic change over time. This hinge opens up a new conversation about sensation, not only about its place in medieval vernacular poetics but also about its relationship to cognition and the social forms by which human understanding, perception, and behavior are regulated. © 2013 Virginia Tech...