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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 110–115.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., the North Atlantic Left Invents a Spontaneous Communism within Capitalism.” International Critical Thought 4 , no. 4 : 397 – 417 . Endnotes Collective . 2010 . “Communisation and Value-Form Theory.” Endnotes , no. 2 , endnotes.org.uk/en/endnotes-communisation-and-value-form-theory...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 43–44.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Willy Palomo © 2017 Willy Palomo 2017 Willy Palomo Papi’s Angel Teaches Me the Value of Shoes told from an immigrant detention center i use my shoes as pillows as if to say my dreams are far from here as if to say i am ready to leave at any...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2016
...George Caffentzis After a short historical and conceptual introduction to the labor theory of value (LTV), it is noted that the oil industry presents a paradox to the LTV. How is it that oil companies employ relatively few workers and invest in a relatively large amount of machinery and still...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 171–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
... . Jennifer Cotter New Materialism and the Labor Theory of Value At a historical moment in which more areas and levels of existence and life are being subordinated to global commodity production and exchange and are subject to the exigencies of economic and ecological crisis, “new materialism” has...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 139–148.
Published: 01 November 2016
... escape. This is not to reinforce our real binding to labor but a way to suggest new forms of mapping and thinking this binding as contradictory and as capable of being exploded from within. © 2016 Virginia Tech 2016 life labor value Karl Marx Jacques Derrida Works Cited Althusser...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 62–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... or sixty years. Smith describes her foray into feminist activism in the 1960s; her love of English poetry but disaffection with the intellectual provincialism of English departments in the 1970s; her increased occupation during the 1980s and 1990s with problems of aesthetics, linguistics, and value theory...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 131–142.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Thom Dancer This essay reflects on the recent debates about the value (or lack of value) of symptomatic, deep, and critical reading in the context of the decline of the political doctrine of secularism. It aims to frame the literary critical questions about surface and depth, subjectivity...
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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 of a rising...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 93–101.
Published: 01 November 2014
...—the amplifying feedback loop between surplus value and the surplus energy derived from fossil fuels, which effects a rift in the biospheric carbon cycle—I track a metaphoric drift in materialist invocations of air toward ideality and ahistoricity: atmosphere as allegory of the outside. The atmospheric figures...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 112–121.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Gabriele Dürbeck This essay discusses the value of the Anthropocene concept for the environmental humanities and in particular for the analysis of contemporary environmentally themed literature. The first part of the essay considers the culturally relevant consequences of the originally geographic...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of quantum physics, and by dehierarchizing the necessity of linear bodies through time, it becomes possible to reconfigure structures of value, longevity, and subjectivity in ways explicitly aligned with anti-oppression practices and identity politics. Combining intersectionality and quantum physics can...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 91–99.
Published: 01 May 2018
... as a convergence of the values of performance, speed, and eӽciency, in perfect compliance with neoliberal fantasies of the individual who overcomes adversity as well as with biopower’s demand for docile bodies. This essay explores the death of top speed climber Ueli Steck as a site for rethinking the Anthropocene...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 100–113.
Published: 01 May 2018
... a longstanding tradition of Taoist idealism, Buddhist dualism, and Confucian hierarchy as the set of norms and values they bring to the highest mountain peaks. Copyright © 2018 Virginia Tech 2018 death mountaineering Sherpa Korean Everest Works Cited Bergson Henri . 1911 . Laughter...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 69–81.
Published: 01 May 2021
... about genuine value precisely because they have attended so closely to the markets structuring cultural production. What ultimately stands out in recent scholarship on economics and literature is its turn away from complex accounts of the nature of literary form and its turn toward considerations...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 116–138.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the connection between science, technology, and labor in the Grundrisse , I argue that the dominant readings of the “ludo economy” of video games work to ideologically obscure a revolutionary critique of digital capitalism based upon the labor theory of value. © 2016 Virginia Tech 2016 video games...
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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 (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 (2019) 2019 (93): 68–74.
Published: 01 November 2019
... missed the racist biopolitical component of debates over the commons in favor of focusing on the issue of how capitalism puts forth notions of free- dom, fairness, and value. But my argument is that these ideas make no sense without the racism behind them. As Harvey (2011: 104) explains in his assessment...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 101–108.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., in the name of community. Humanity has manifested this talent both on the order of quantity (but to a degree that the expressions “extermination” or “mass destruction” convert the numbers into absolutes or infinites) and on the order of ideas or values. Humanity has...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 179–184.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of the founding fathers, necessitating a recommitment to American liberalism’s core values: equality and freedom. While Smith is less interested in advocating a particular political antidote, his rooting of social inequalities in the coercive drive of capitalist accumulation suggests...