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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 76–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kalliopi Nikolopoulou This essay is a critical analysis of Nietzsche's anti-Aristotelian reading of tragedy. My purpose is to show Aristotle's relevance for our age, which is strongly inflected by Nietzsche. I focus on the contemporary sidelining of catharsis in order to understand certain...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2019) 2019 (92): 58–72.
Published: 01 May 2019
... disfigured male soldiers and ex-soldiers present in twentieth-and twenty-first-century culture. The provocations of Norman Mailer, particularly his bombastic statements on race and gender, perfectly represent the still vibrantly supported belief that the basic tragedy of contemporary American life is that...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2015
... different from perceptions in the United States. International frames of the US response to this natural disaster not only highlight different underlying sources for the tragedy but also shift attention away from material conditions to subjective perceptions that produce trauma, and they chart the part...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 12.
Published: 01 May 2013
... phrase, isn’t there anymore. But his glasses, fat plastic salvaged from the wreck, they’re propped in a museum downtown. In a city still clinging to the brief fame of its tragedy.             How he just wanted to get out. How no one who grows up watching their father lay grout & tile...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... unscathed, miracle of teenage almost-tragedy. In another, I’m lost in Rome, surrounded by men and motorbikes, and never have I been lovelier than in that one, my city-swept hair, my veneer of bravado. There’s the one wherein I dash without my glasses across a midnight highway...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 95–103.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., thus killing him twice, as it were —​and Antigone’s inclu- sive logic. Furthermore, the author argues that this ancient tragedy can speak to our modern political imagination by opening new dia- logues between the tragedy’s political imagination and our own (37). The link between tragedy and...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2018) 2018 (90): 91–99.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 11 , www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us4lW7ElEn8 . Warren Karen . 1990 . “ The Power and Promise of Ecological Feminism .” Environmental Ethics 12 , no. 2 : 125 – 46 . Wejchert Michael . 2017 . “ How Ueli Steck Met Mountaineering’s Oldest Companion: Tragedy .” New York Times...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2018) 2018 (90): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2018
... . New York : Oxford University Press . Nietzsche Friedrich . 1999 . The Birth of Tragedy and Other Writings . Edited by Geuss Raymond Speirs Ronald . New York : Cambridge University Press . Nietzsche Friedrich . 2006 . Thus Spoke Zarathustr . Translated by Caro...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 172–173.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-2782499  © 2014 Virginia Tech 172 Books Received 173 Scott, David. 2014. Omens of Adversity: Tragedy, Time, Memory, Justice. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Sharma, Sarah. 2014. In the Meantime: Temporality and Cultural Politics. Durham...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2018) 2018 (91): 111–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
... .” PMLA 131 : 410 – 14 . Williams Raymond . 1977 . Marxism and Literature . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Williams Raymond . 1979 . Modern Tragedy . New York : Verso Books . Williams Raymond . 1983 . Keywords . 2nd ed. Oxford University Press . Woolf...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 183–188.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Kalliopi Nikolopoulou is associate professor of comparative litera- ture at the University at Buffalo. Her work focuses on the relation- ship between ancients and moderns, with particular emphasis on the impact of Greek tragedy on modern thought. She is the author of Tragically Speaking: On the Use...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 323–327.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Rethinking Tragedy (Johns Hopkins UP, 2007) and Uses of Literature (Blackwell, 2007). She is currently working on a book about the hermeneutics of suspicion. 325 Pamela Free is a graduate student in creative writing at...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... She has drawn especially on the Stoics to reinvigorate moral and political philosophy, and she investigates the import of literature and the emotions in books ranging from The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy (Cambridge UP, 1986) to Upheavals of...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 5–12.
Published: 01 May 2011
... husbands. “So this is the temple.” Sarla nodded, her anklets tinkling obtrusively as the two women walked into an uncomfortable silence, into a crucible of glares, little arrows that jabbed with intention. The widows knew Sarla didn’t like to be there, considered her dismissive of tragedy...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 113–125.
Published: 01 May 2005
... current thoughts about the political and philosophical functions of imaginative art. Part of my argument is that tragic theory is woefully insufficient in terms of gender, because once you make women central to theories of tragedy, all the usual arguments about Promethean heroes and...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 163–168.
Published: 01 November 2007
... speaking for an historical tragedy that occurred over ninety years ago, long before I was born and in a distant place. I suppose some people cling to their victimhood as a kind of identity—their own way, perhaps, of working through the trauma they have experienced—but I’m not...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 36–42.
Published: 01 November 2016
... one is assigned a side, regardless of one’s wishes. 40 the minnesota review Fights grow common. At first it is just words, no worse than usual, but then the staring begins. Eventually it ends in tragedy. I was not there when it happened, but from what I hear, it did not demonstrate...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 203–209.
Published: 01 November 2006
... domestic policy. Accusations of conspiracy surround many of the great "victories," "failures," and "tragedies" throughout history. This is more than 208 the minnesota review coincidence; talk of conspiracy requires the belief that conscious contributions for betrayal...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 73–82.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the Anthropocene absent an understanding of hubris and tragedy? Or corporate bodies and their inconvenient emis- sions without acknowledging “Et cogito ergo sum” to be the material trace of an embodied creature? To think the human as a species is to be reminded that “Man” always was a dirty...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 137–142.
Published: 01 November 2006
... been a guide for many, but for various reasons may have run its course. As Showalter notes, “contemporary academic fiction is too tame, substituting satire for tragedy, detective plots for the complex effects on a community of its internal scandals, revelations, disruptions...