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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 48.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Allison Berry © 2015 Allison Berry 2015 Allison Berry The Body Is Not Ekphrastic One in four Americans lives within three miles of a toxic waste dump. The body asks how far is far enough. Self-immolation seems the only sane choice, the body transubstantiated...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 89–99.
Published: 01 November 2010
... de la communauté .” Cahiers de philosophie 18 ( 1994-1995 ). Roberto Esposito Flesh and Body in the Deconstruction of Christianity Condensing into a single formula a more complex argument already presented elsewhere, in The Sense of the World Jean-Luc Nancy clearly distances...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 48.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Carey McHugh Copyright © 2020 Carey McHugh 2020 Carey McHugh Where in Body Is DNA The vertebrae the riverbed the turkey at its own beheading digging at all this life recalls a need to pretend we remember what we wanted in the last life sleet and rust are somehow born from the same cold...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 8.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Toni Thomas © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 the minnesota review Toni Thomas My Mother’s Body Turns Traitor on Her til she doesn’t recognize herself anymore curtains the bathroom mirror scissors herself out of family photograph...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Whitney Stark In this semimanifesto, I approach how understandings of quantum physics and cyborgian bodies can (or always already do) ally with feminist anti-oppression practices long in use. The idea of the body (whether biological, social, or of work) is not stagnant, and new materialist...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 59–68.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Monika Rogowska-Stangret This essay sketches cartographies of new materialism with reference to theoretical dynamics and transformations of the category of the body. By tracing interconnections between concepts of corporeality coined by Elizabeth Grosz, transcorporeality developed by Stacy Alaimo...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 83–95.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Marie-Luise Angerer Throughout a large part of the twentieth century, the body was interpreted as a field of signs, the meaning of which pointed to an unconscious dimension. At the height of the popularity of structuralism, Jacques Lacan deemed the unconscious to be “structured like a language...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the Eucharistic Real Presence) is constitutive of incarnational theology. She traces how contemporary theorists such as Roberto Esposito and Giorgio Agamben cleave this entanglement by relying on the secularizing model of political theology proposed by Ernst Kantorowicz in his classic, The King’s Two Bodies...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 91–99.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: crawling with amateur adventurers who can afford it and littered with the corpses of those who do not make it down. Indeed, the mountaineer summiting Everest has become the ultimate figure of human achievement, a sort of mascot of upward mobility. Today’s climbing body is more often than not presented...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 68–91.
Published: 01 November 2018
... apertures through which the American body politic is projected, namely, speech acts. The stakes in examining speech acts, for which I turn to poetry and the work of Solmaz Sharif and Rob Halpern, involves thinking about the commons. For one, because liberal democratic identity revolves around a deliberative...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 57–70.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and film criticism by C. Namwali Serpell, renée c. hoogland, and Eugenie Brinkema develop methodologies for exploring how the arts move us — how they impress themselves upon our bodies and create effects in the world. Adding to the current conversation about postcritical reading, surface reading, distant...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 54–66.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., such as Britain and Italy, as well as South Asian and Caribbean diasporas. This body of work reveals intersections between complex histories of colonialism, immigration, globalization, and racism against migrants and highlights differences in region, class, gender, and sexuality that constrain the movement...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 56–68.
Published: 01 May 2021
... not just of bodies, populations, or sexual practices but of desire itself. © 2021 Virginia Tech 2021 Chernobyl radiation desire witness reproduction disaster horses Works Cited Broglio Ron . 2016 . “ The Creatures That Remember Chernobyl .” Atlantic , April 26...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
... candidate valuation —this article poses an argument in favor of structural changes to the hiring process that would democratize faculty bodies at so-called top US institutions as well as throughout the academy. © 2015 Virginia Tech 2015 faculty hiring academic inequality institutional affiliation...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 132–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Michelle Ty Samuel Beckett's body of work is a literature committed or, more accurately, given over to nonsovereign states of being. Taking as a point of departure the prominence of choicelessness in Beckett's writing — along with the difficulties it introduces for character (which hardly develops...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... like the “discursive regime,” the “body-without-organs,” or the “Real” to be the work of mostly French intellectuals of the Left, Brennan suggests that many of these ideas are variants of concepts from the interwar German philosophical Right. Testing the thesis that the history of these concepts casts...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 65–79.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Janell Watson Kaja Silverman's body of work spans the disciplines of English, film studies, semiotics, psychoanalytic criticism, feminist theory, masculinity studies, and art history. In this interview, Silverman discusses her career as an interdisciplinarian, beginning with the days when...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 71–88.
Published: 01 November 2010
... that could found this being (that would have founded it, that should have founded it, etc Politics affirms the co-presence of the members of a body politic against the background of the eclipse of sovereign and hierarchical (a term that contains the root hieros, sacred...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 163–167.
Published: 01 November 2006
... far more time discussing the cyborg’s effect on ontology and politics than on the actual material human body—the body of a quadriplegic person, for example, that relies completely on machines. This is the point at which a new dialogue has always been needed. Where “The Cyborg...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2016
...- ing a kitten like iridescent burlap. I watch my mother grasp each tiny wet body that comes, cut the umbilical cord with blunt-end scissors, then tie off the placental scrim with dental floss. When she ceases to squat and pant, we believe they’ve all arrived, two toms squalling from...