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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 104–123.
Published: 01 May 2020
... journey from Senegal to Italy and bears witness to the discrimination he faces there. Mademba’s testimony responds to duress , which Ann Stoler defines as the “colonial entailments” that shape contemporary spaces, institutions, and relations. Produced by a small Tuscan press, the memoir circulates via...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 56–68.
Published: 01 May 2021
... but of desire itself. While Morton s framework, which argues that radiation renders all beings things, misses crucial points about animality and desire-as- animation, Michael Marder and Anaïs Tondeur s (2016) analysis of the body as material witness to the Chernobyl disaster misses the disaster s...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2013
... . Derrida Jacques . 2005a . On Touching – Jean-Luc Nancy . Translated by Irizary Christine . Palo Alto : Stanford University Press . –––. 2005b . “ Poetics and Politics of Witnessing .” In Sovereignties in Question: The Poetics of Paul Celan , edited by Dutoit Thomas Pasanen Outi...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 15–17.
Published: 01 November 2009
... recounting occurred a while after I arrived at JCF. It wasn’t the first to which I had been a witness, nor was it the last. I was with a group of eight inmates walking to program in silent formation, as required through these corridors, when the group was ordered to halt just outside the lobby...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 47–58.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., 2009), new materialist investigations join as part of a paradigmatic shift that we witnessed occurring across the pedagogic landscape of the early twenty-first century in environ- mental humanities, science, and technology studies as well as across the humanities and in the sciences (see...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 119–132.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Italy’s Creeping May The summer and fall of 1969 in Italy’s northern industrial cities witnessed intense confrontations between capital and labor, most exemplarily at the Fiat factory in Mirafiori on the outskirts of Turin.1 These struggles were novel insofar...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 29–32.
Published: 01 May 2008
... that “By bearing witness to the secret world that has isolated and would silence them, these writers offer an incisive anatomy of the contemporary prison and an intimate view of men and women struggling to keep their humanity alive” (xiii). This is an important service...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 149.
Published: 01 November 2018
...: Witnessing American Slavery . New York : Overlook Press . Singh Julietta . 2018 . Unthinking Mastery: Dehumanism and Decolonial Entanglements . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Spry Adam . 2018 . Our War Paint Is Writers’ Ink: Anishinaabe Literary Transnationalism . Albany, NY...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 130.
Published: 01 May 2018
... . Nesbitt Nick ed. 2017 . The Concept in Crisis: “Reading Capital” Today . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Tracy Dale . 2017 . With the Witness: Poetry, Compassion, and Claimed Experience . Montreal : McGill-Queen’s University Press . ...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 163–171.
Published: 01 November 2014
... a presentiment of earth’s finitude and a starless future does carry throughout the work. But Blanchot sees this wreckage essentially as the work of entropy, capable of being witnessed only by an agentless and human- less mode of ontology he calls “the neutral” and the “il y a.” This neu- tral is what...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 160–164.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., Columbia Poetry Review, Drunken Boat, the National Poetry Review, West Branch, Witness, and others. Megan Edgecombe received her BA degree from Southern Illinois University. She currently lives in Virginia, where she is in the process of applying to graduate school. Gloria Frym’s most recent...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 211–219.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... I witnessed, to my astonishment, the flexibility (moral relativism) of the real estate, appraisal, and banking industries. By the late 1990s President Clinton solidified the changes going on, radically deregulating banking and investment, and tearing down key...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 31.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Haven, a headline reads “Skeleton Found In Upended Tree on Green.” With pictures of somebody’s skull in the root ball, Death Investigator down in the pit fetching bones. Witnesses at the muddy scene offer their views: dead man trying to tell a tale, says one. The dog walker...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (100): 47.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... But it was valuable, she knew, she had picked it out herself & I, five years old, had taken it out to play by the pond, placing it on a stick like a makeshift finger flinging it into the water Another time, across that pond, while I slept, she witnessed a man slamming his wife into the ground, wildly kicking her...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 18–19.
Published: 01 November 2020
... we felt no mistake. The pain dribbling down my spine too sweet to be true. The moon no minnesota review 95 (2020) DOI 10.1215/00265667-8623504 © 2020 Heta Patel 18 19 accidental witness to the dormant knife in our hands, that hungry yearn, awake more than ever. © 2020 Heta Patel 2020 ...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (99): 40.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Jeddie Sophronius jd.sophronius@yahoo.com Copyright © 2022 Jeddie Sophronius 2022 Jeddie Sophronius Chinezenmoord Children carry the warm river water in wooden buckets, portion by portion until the river turns haunted. Bodies float like glass bottles, says a witness. The children...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 14–15.
Published: 01 November 2013
...,        tights around her ankles— but my new friends aren’t judges. Just call it sacrament, oath to bear witness on a cold Thursday night that we are, each one of us, sirens.        There’s fire in our mouths. Taste of gasoline on every busted lip minnesota review 81 (2013...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 204–210.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., but what stops me is a remark that Franzen makes about his Chinese guide. David Xu has “the fashionably angular eyeglasses and ingratiating eagerness of an untenured literature professor.” In that throwaway phrase, in its quick malice and wit, I come home. Whether this is revealing...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 57–78.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Watson  You bring Proust to Palestine by way of Genet and Beckett. Writing about Genet’s texts on the 1982 massacre he witnessed in Sabra and Chatila (Palestinian refugee camps in Beirut), you say that “language must be bent to the unrepresentable,” and you quote Genet, saying that “dreams...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 60–72.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-century pulps or the sci- ence fiction works of J. G. Ballard, in which Thacker locates the para- doxically unknowable interior of objects and planets that anticipates many of contemporary speculative philosophy’s most urgent ques- tions. Thacker puts the question of “who is the witness of extinction...