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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 145–152.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Marc Bousquet © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Marc Bousquet We Work I once shocked a colleague by responding to one of those newspaper stories about a prof “caught” mowing his lawn on a Wednesday afternoon by saying that many tenured faculty were morally entitled to...
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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 2016) 2016 (87): 31.
Published: 01 November 2016
...George Ella Lyon © 2016 George Ella Lyon 2016 George Ella Lyon Monday Morning Work Nothing asks me this morning to say it: not wax rolling down a candle someone bought for 20p, not the slop of water over a stone step, not a bunch of beet-weight, and no memories...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 13.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Paul Tulloch © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 13 Poems from the “Being at Work” Poetry Challenge The “Being at Work” Poetry Challenge started off as a small attempt to add to the historical compendium of work poetry a cross...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 91–105.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Jeffrey J. Williams © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Schamus Interview 91 Jeffrey J. Williams The Work of Production in the Age of Theory: An Interview with James Schamus CEO of Focus Features, James Schamus is a major film producer...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 153–158.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Todd J. Goddard Goddard 153 Todd J. Goddard The Cultural Work of Literature and the Law (on W. C. Harris, E Pluribus Unum: Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Constitutional Paradox [Iowa City: U of Iowa P...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 199–205.
Published: 01 May 2008
...John Marsh © 2008 the minnesota review 2008 John Marsh Criticism in the Iron Mills: New Working-Class Studies and the Class Turn (on Gavin Jones, American Hungers: The Problem of Poverty in U.S. Literature, 1840-1945 [Princeton: Princeton UP, 2008]; John Russo and...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 61–80.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Victor Cohen Victor Cohen The Origins of Working Class Studies An Interview with Sherry Linkon and John Russo Sherry Linkon and John Russo founded and run the Center for Working-Class Studies at Youngstown State University in Ohio, the first multidisciplinary center in America...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 81–94.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Sherry Lee Linkon; John Russo Sherry Lee Linkon and John Russo New Working-Class Studies As any good historian knows, little in this world is truly new. Certainly, this is true of the emerging field we call "New Working-Class Studies." Its roots are deep and wide, and yet over the past...
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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 2011) 2011 (77): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Janell Watson In this interview, feminist historian Joan Wallach Scott discusses her first encounters with critical theory, the early days of teaching women's history, her turn to the history of the present, her work on the history of feminism, her book on the Muslim veil, and her current project...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 139–148.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Benjamin Noys The work of Marx has often been treated as an ontology and metaphysics of labor, and this “ontology” has often been resisted in the name of life. In particular, in a series of recent theoretical works, the “savage ontology of life,” as Foucault names it, has been posed against the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Bert Cardullo This interview with Ken Loach took place in July 2009 at his home in Bath, England. Unquestionably one of Britain's most important filmmakers, Loach is best known for his gritty and compassionate portrayals of working-class life. Early in his career, a series of socially conscious...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 127–140.
Published: 01 May 2011
... field a sense of how these traditions have developed in relation to key historical shifts. It then moves to consider some of the current challenges to the Left work of Latin American cultural studies, especially as articulated in response to neoliberal forms of capital. The essay argues that Latin...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 97–110.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Wang Jinghui As the first Chinese citizen to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, Mo Yan shows how a writer in a socialist country successfully internalizes censorship. Censorship in China is part of Mo Yan’s professional and psychic environment and generates two major results in his works, one...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Roland Boer Why has Christian communism always remained a peripheral if persistent feature of Christianity? This study explores the origins of the idea in the biblical book of Acts of the Apostles, the foregrounding of such communism in the work of Friedrich Engels, Rosa Luxemburg, and Karl Kautsky...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... sees himself as giving voice to a sizable, if often silent, community of critics who find themselves doing critical/philosophical work but whose account of the past clashes with the official story of the emergence of “theory.” Unlike the Norton Anthology , which considers post-structuralist concepts...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 57–70.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Anna Ioanes In the wake of the linguistic turn, scholars have turned to affect and to aesthetics to account for textual experiences that exceed critical frameworks of representation and critique. Bringing formalist analysis and affect theory to bear on one another, recent works of literary, art...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 107–118.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Elizabeth Adan; Benjamin Bateman This introduction to the special focus section, “Emergent Precarities and Lateral Aesthetics,” takes the recent work of Lauren Berlant and Judith Butler as its point of departure to map the parameters of lateral agency and precarity as a means of exploring what...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 162–169.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Morgan Adamson This essay analyzes the aesthetics and politics of resistance in the work of Chilean artist Francisco Tapia (aka Papas Fritas) who burned $500 million worth of student debt promissory notes and presented them to the student movement as a work of art in May 2014. Analyzing the art of...