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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 116–126.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Elizabeth de Freitas This work of speculative fiction and commentary describes a laboratory focused on human sense and affect. The laboratory is alive with computational capacity, recursively elaborating and generating data. The very notion of recording data is radically reconceived through...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 132–138.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Stanimir Panayotov Stanimir Panayotov Speculum of the Pruning-Scissors (on Katerina Kolozova and Eileen A. Joy, eds., After the “Speculative Turn”: Realism, Philosophy, and Feminism) After ten years of biting the dust of speculative realism (hereafter SR), scholars are now...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 95–121.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., vision, and speculation—turns into an intellectual and yet material and physical power. Such a literacy would be an impersonal kind of literacy, a literacy for which poetics, mathematics, and the sciences are inextricably linked in the domain of what is here called—in distinction to atom time—atomic time...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 106–118.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Andrew Cole This essay is a critique of actor-network theory (ANT), vitalism, and object-oriented ontology (OOO, or “speculative realism”), as advanced by Bruno Latour, Jane Bennett, and Graham Harman and his colleagues. It focuses on the contradiction within these newer philosophies. Each holds...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 60–72.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of the Anthropocene to the wider discourse of posthumanism and also touches upon the importance of speculative realism as well as genres like the science-fiction novel to help us conceptualize our new condition. A brief summary of each of the ten essays in the focus section follows. © 2014 Virginia Tech 2014...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 119–130.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Bruce Holsinger This essay investigates the compelling affinities between the premodern mythographic tradition and the various schools of thought grouped under the rubrics of speculative realism, object-oriented ontology, and vitalism. Like mythography proper, much of this work entails...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 131–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
...D. Vance Smith This article examines the various limits of knowledge in Chaucer’s Pardoner’s Tale as a critique of finitude in object-oriented philosophy and speculative realism. The phrase “death shall be dead” is the form of the receding limits that emerge when finitude is revoked, the lack...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 122–132.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Nicole M. Merola This essay considers Jeanette Winterson’s speculative novel The Stone Gods for the literary, formal, and tonal strategies it employs to diagnose and illuminate the material burdens of producing and living in the Anthropocene. Using the geologic tool of stratigraphy in concert...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (99): 94–106.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., heteronormativity, neurotypicality, affluence, Anglocentrism). Any collection of books is a speculative endeavor; as material objects they can be bought and sold, or admired for their design or scarcity, much like any other commodity. But their capacity to be read or not read opens up to a sphere of encounter...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 150.
Published: 01 November 2019
... . Harman Graham . 2018 . Speculative Realism: An Introduction . Boston : Polity Press . Lauck Jon K. Whitney Gleaves Hogan Joseph , eds. 2018 . Finding a New Mid-western History . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press . Marrs Cody Hager Christopher , eds. 2019...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 61–72.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Utopias: Speculative Life and the Music of Other Worlds . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Jackson Zakiyyah Iman . 2020 . Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World . New York : New York University Press . King Tiffany Lethabo . 2019 . The Black Shoals...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 83–95.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Stäheli Urs . Frankfurt : Suhrkamp . Bryant Levi Srnicek Nick Harman Graham , eds. 2011 . The Speculative Turn: Continental Materialism and Realism . Melbourne : re. Press . Butler Judith . 1993 . Bodies That Matter . New York : Routledge . Canales Jimena...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 139.
Published: 01 November 2017
...: Speculative Returns and the Black Fantastic. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Di Leo, Jeffrey R., and Peter Hitchcock, eds. 2016. The New Public Intellectual: Politics, Theory, and the Public Sphere. New York: Palgrave. Farge, Arlette, and Michel Foucault. 2017. Disorderly Families...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (99): 144–158.
Published: 01 November 2022
... speculations of interference and some visible modes and movements of unease between the two conversants. Mrs. Brown has something pinched about her something that inspires speculation about her life, background, and emotions. If Mr. Smith makes Woolf connect with certain thoughts, Mrs. Brown awakens thoughts...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Archives: Jews, Muslims, and the Enemy’s Two Bodies .” In Political Theology and Early Modernity , edited by Lupton Julia Reinhard Hammill Graham , 124 – 42 . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . –––. 2012b . “ Toy Stories: Vita Nuda Then and Now .” In Speculative Medievalisms...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 111.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Copyright © 2019 Virginia Tech 2019 Ankerson Megan . 2018 . Dot-Com Design: The Rise of a Usable, Social, Commercial Web . New York : NYU Press . Bahng Aimee . 2018 . Migrant Futures: Decolonizing Speculation in Financial Times . Durham, NC : Duke University Press...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 171–179.
Published: 01 May 2009
... are not obstacles to thought, but preconditions for thought, and that even the most abstract and highly flown speculations build on our commitments rather than transcending them. The method of articulation has driven much of my thinking about literature and culture, even though I stumbled across...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 197–203.
Published: 01 May 2009
... speculative essay is an “anti-credo”—an attempt to think through our apostasy. My title and its definitions circle round the verbs “renounce” and “forsake.” I cannot think of a more troubling betwixt and between since to renounce something is not necessarily to forsake something. When we renounce...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 104–112.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of computer-aided translation in a memorandum from July 1949, Weaver speculated that there were “certain invariant properties” common to all languages and that this linguistic foundation, along with the deciphering techniques developed during the war, would 108 the minnesota review make...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (99): 80–93.
Published: 01 November 2022
...). Retrospectatiousness combines retrospect and spectate but also carries a hint of speculate and expectations (if never great, for Mr Polly). The qualifying melancholic, especially arising here in the wake of his attempted consultation with the little brown and grey bird (77), sounds a note that resonates across...