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the minnesota review (1 November 2018) 2018 (91): 4.
Published: 01 November 2018
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 116–138.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rob Wilkie Video games have become a significant aspect of the technology industry, yet they have also become for many the image of an emerging contradiction said to reside at the heart of digital capitalism, namely that capitalism is no longer based upon the exploitation of workers' labor by...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 126–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
... argues that Ahmed’s substantial investigation focuses necessary attention upon the ways in which both the work ethic and, agreed-upon, “acceptable” levels of injustice for some members of a given population form a part of the genealogy of happiness as critical keyword. The concept of “care”—for a future...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Phillip E. Wegner I reflect upon the value of Jacques Lacan's 1969–70 Seminar XVII, The Other Side of Psychoanalysis , for thinking about the challenges we face as scholars and teachers working in the contemporary university. As with Lacan's title for this seminar, my title has a range of meanings...
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the minnesota review (1 November 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...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2018) 2018 (91): 56–67.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of literature — the side of Socrates least likely to appear in contemporary apologies for the humanities — to bear upon his paradigmatic contribution to the genre of apology. Beginning by remarking the violence of Socrates’s claim that “the unexamined life is not worth living” (the most often quoted...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 60–72.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 81–100.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Drew Barrymore film 50 First Dates (2004) as an example of the utopian film genre that Stanley Cavell identifies as “the comedy of remarriage.” It further draws upon the insights of Alain Badiou to theorize a larger schema of related practices that I name the “evental genres” before exploring in some...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Marc Kosciejew The document is one of the oldest material objects of all recorded civilizations, one upon which we are, in many ways, still dependent today. Documentation — that is, documents and their associated practices, institutions, and histories — plays an important role in helping to...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 25.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Carmen Giménez Smith © 2008 the minnesota review 2008 25 Carmen Giménez Smith Moonrock My father stood watch over night’s deficient tidepool: the weight of it so upon him, he locked himself in the car to...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 17.
Published: 01 May 2013
... heavy in the road like a pair of crushed animals. Her skin blooms in the thick book on the shelf. Her skin is a jaw of paper and you will chew it at its careful hinge. You will lay your hands and many eyes upon her. You will lay your hands and many eyes upon her. minnesota review 80 (2013...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 46.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-shocked in the fig trees  /  but if i was quiet enough  /  a french song would crawl through  /  his muddy diaphragm  /  after school i would watch his gangly body  /  perched upon his favorite plastic covered couch  /  near the window  /  looking out at the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 53.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... Croix tee shirts, visors; a camera hung around Dad's neck. I stood upon the bottom rail, rested my elbows on smooth lacquered wood. Mine another white face looking down at their black faces, all of us watching the shimmer of quarters we...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 3.
Published: 01 November 2011
... make much of something that lived as if it never considered itself anything but hungry and fearful, and this is what you’ve brought to our door, across the threshold and laid upon our table. Yes, I too am hungry, he promised, and there will be trouble. Trouble? she...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 21–22.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Alyse Knorr © 2010 by Virginia Tech 2010 Alyse Knorr Quantum Suicide The experiment says that a physicist stands in front of a gun that is triggered by the radioactive decay of an atom, [Upon each pull of the trigger], the universe is split into two separate ones: a...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 4.
Published: 01 November 2013
... breath. I’ve fashioned this contraption of paddles and rope to lift you water. There’s no end to our robot intelligence once storms land the stern upon the shoal, and crises learn you something of mettle and labor, especially if the island’s contents include a team of...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 4.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Corey Miller Corey Miller The Apocalypse Comes to Coal Country What if the mines shut down and the only coal left is in my father’s lungs? Will EPA paratroopers descend upon him and finally put down the Beast? Will the Smithsonian offer him a swig of formaldehyde...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 23–24.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Lucite cubes tossed as parting gifts upon a financial deal’s closing. My midtown Manhattan law firm specialized in predaciousness— corporate mergers and acquisitions. “M&A” lawyers’ offices stored a superabundance of booty: inscribed gold pens, engraved...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 171–175.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Queer Theory and the Death Drive, the book argues that politics as we know it relies upon a future-oriented logic that is indissociably intertwined with heterosexuality and with what Edelman terms "reproductive futurism." On Edelman's reading, the face of the child, epitomized by Dickens's Tiny...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 1.
Published: 01 November 2014
... was only guaranteed with buy high, sell higher. Who could? Outside, the shadows of trees dwarfed all uniqueness —​ the house’s, its cement’s. And the muscles’. Toes grew to aid Homo sapiens to pause upon walking. The sixth and twelfth ones I had made a sextant. I gave...