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The Caucasian Chalk Circle The Caucasian Chalk Circle Bertolt Brecht 1999 Fall
The definitive edition, with a new introduction.
The Celebrity Persona Pandemic The Celebrity Persona Pandemic P. David Marshall 2016 Fall
Making sense of public identities, online and offline
The Challenge of Surrealism: The Correspondence of Theodor W. Adorno and Elisabeth Lenk The Challenge of Surrealism The Correspondence of Theodor W. Adorno and Elisabeth Lenk Elisabeth Lenk and Theodor W. Adorno Susan H. Gillespie, Editor 2015 Fall
An epistolary treasure trove and a newly contextualized look at philosopher Theodor W. Adorno
The Changing Faces of Economic Insecurity The Changing Faces of Economic Insecurity John G. Turnbull None
The Changing Structure of Europe: Economic, Social, and Political Trends The Changing Structure of Europe Economic, Social, and Political Trends Robert H. Beck, Harold C. Deutsch, Philip M. Raup, Arnold M. Rose, John G. Turnbull and Jean Belden Taber None
The Changs Next Door to the Díazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California The Changs Next Door to the Díazes Remapping Race in Suburban California Wendy Cheng 2013 Fall
The multiracial suburb, offering a glimpse into America’s future
The Chase The Chase Alejo Carpentier 2001 Spring
Three works of fiction by the inventor of magic realism-now back in print!
The Child to Come: Life after the Human Catastrophe The Child to Come Life after the Human Catastrophe Rebekah Sheldon 2016 Fall
A bold new reading of the child for the twenty-first century, with implications for contemporary environmentalism
The Cineaste Interviews: On the Art and Politics of the Cinema The Cineaste Interviews On the Art and Politics of the Cinema Dan Georgakas and Lenny Rubenstein, Editors None
The Cineaste Interviews 2: Filmmakers on the Art and Politics of the Cinema The Cineaste Interviews 2 Filmmakers on the Art and Politics of the Cinema Gary Crowdus and Dan Georgakas, Editors None
The Cinema and Its Shadow: Race and Technology in Early Cinema The Cinema and Its Shadow Race and Technology in Early Cinema Alice Maurice 2013 Spring
How race shaped the fundamental formal and technological means of the cinema
The Cinema Dreams Its Rivals: Media Fantasy Films from Radio to the Internet The Cinema Dreams Its Rivals Media Fantasy Films from Radio to the Internet Paul Young 2005 Fall
Reveals the complexity of the ties between Hollywood and new media
The Cinema, or the Imaginary Man The Cinema, or the Imaginary Man Edgar Morin 2005 Spring
A classic work exploring the nexus of the cinematic image and the human mind—at last available in English!
The Cinematic Body The Cinematic Body Steven Shaviro 1993 Spring
Moving between Jerry Lewis and Andy Warhol, between Fassbinder’s gay sex icons and George Romero’s flesh-eating zombies, Shaviro radically critiques the Lacanian model currently popular in film theory and film studies, arguing against that model’s obsessive emphasis on the phallus, castration anxiety, sadistic mastery, ideology, and the structure of the signifier. Shaviro also explores issues of popular culture, postmodernism, the politics of the body, the construction of masculinity and of homo/heterosexualities, the nature and uses of pornography, and the aesthetics of masochism. “Invokes and evokes the force and sensation of film from within a Deleuze-Guattarian perspective. . . . well-written, elegant, and eloquent.” --Dana Polan
The Citizenship Debates: A Reader The Citizenship Debates A Reader Gershon Shafir, Editor 1998 Spring
A multidisciplinary assessment of issues surrounding citizenship.
The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago The City as Campus Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago Sharon Haar 2010 Fall
A social and design history of the urban campus
The City Man’s Guide to the Farm Problem The City Man’s Guide to the Farm Problem Willard W. Cochrane None
The City, Revisited: Urban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York The City, Revisited Urban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York Dennis R. Judd and Dick Simpson, Editors 2010 Fall
Reexamining urban scholarship for the twenty-first century
The City, the River, the Bridge: Before and after the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse The City, the River, the Bridge Before and after the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse Patrick Nunnally, Editor 2010 Fall
Exploring the university’s role in understanding how disasters impact communities
The Claim of Language: A Case for the Humanities The Claim of Language A Case for the Humanities Christopher Fynsk 2004 Fall
Argues for the importance of humanities research in an era of globalization and technical reason
The Clue in the Trees: An Enchantment Lake Mystery The Clue in the Trees An Enchantment Lake Mystery Margi Preus 2017 Fall
Francie returns to Enchantment Lake looking for answers, only to get dragged into a murder mystery she might not survive
The Collected letters of Sir Arthur Pinero The Collected letters of Sir Arthur Pinero Arthur Wing Pinero J.P. Wearing, Editor None
The Collected Poems of Édouard Glissant The Collected Poems of Édouard Glissant Édouard Glissant Jeff Humphries, Editor 2004 Fall
The complete poems of the two-time finalist for the Nobel Prize in Literature, available in English for the first time
The Colonial Harem The Colonial Harem Malek Alloula 1986 Spring
A collection of picture postcards of Algerian women exploited by the French, this “album” illustrates a powerful analysis of the distorting, denigrating effects of their presence on Algerian Society.
The Colonization of Psychic Space: A Psychoanalytic Social Theory of Oppression The Colonization of Psychic Space A Psychoanalytic Social Theory of Oppression Kelly Oliver 2004 Fall
Reveals the psychic and social costs of racial and sexual oppression
The Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America The Colonizing Trick National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America David Kazanjian 2003 Fall
An illuminating look at the concepts of race, nation, and equality in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century America
The Color of Stone: Sculpting the Black Female Subject in Nineteenth-Century America The Color of Stone Sculpting the Black Female Subject in Nineteenth-Century America Charmaine A. Nelson 2007 Spring
How do we “see” race when the color of skin is stone
The Colossus of Roads: Myth and Symbol along the American Highway The Colossus of Roads Myth and Symbol along the American Highway Karal Ann Marling 2000 Spring
A rich and lively examination of this curious and pervasive tradition.
The Coming Community The Coming Community Giorgio Agamben 1993 Spring
In this extraordinary and original philosophical achievement, Agamben develops the concept of community and the social implications of his philosophical thought. Agamben’s exploration is, in part, a contemporary response to the work of Heidegger, Wittgenstein, Blanchot, Jean-Luc Nancy, and, more historically, Plato, Spinoza, and medieval scholars and theorists of Judeo-Christian scriptures.
The Common Pot: The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast The Common Pot The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast Lisa Brooks 2008 Fall
Illuminates the significance of writing to colonial-era Native American resistance
The Communist States in Disarray, 1965-1971 The Communist States in Disarray, 1965-1971 Adam Bromke and Teresa Rakowska-Harmstone, Editors None
The Comparative Anatomy and Histology of the Cerebellum: The Human Cerebellum, Cerebellar Connections, and Cerebellar Cortex The Comparative Anatomy and Histology of the Cerebellum The Human Cerebellum, Cerebellar Connections, and Cerebellar Cortex Olof Larsell and Jan Jansen None
The Concept of Development: An Issue in the Study of Human Behavior The Concept of Development An Issue in the Study of Human Behavior Dale B. Harris, Editor 1967 Fall
The Conscience of a Liberal: Reclaiming the Compassionate Agenda The Conscience of a Liberal Reclaiming the Compassionate Agenda Senator Paul Wellstone 2002 Fall
Minnesota’s Senator Paul Wellstone describes his tireless fight for a fresh, progressive, truly compassionate politics-now in paperback!
The Conspiracy Against Hitler in the Twilight War The Conspiracy Against Hitler in the Twilight War Harold C. Deutsch None
The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City The Construction of Equality Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City Jennifer Mack 2017 Fall
A compelling case study that traces the transformation of a Swedish city by an active and engaged immigrant community
The Contemplation of the World: Figures of Community Style The Contemplation of the World Figures of Community Style Michel Maffesoli 1996 Spring
A provocative guide to the distinctive style of postmodernity.
The Contest: The 1968 Election and the War for America’s Soul The Contest The 1968 Election and the War for America’s Soul Michael Schumacher 2018 Spring
A dramatic, deeply informed account of one of the most consequential elections and periods in American history
The Continental Model: Selected French Critical Essays of the Seventeenth Century in English Translation The Continental Model Selected French Critical Essays of the Seventeenth Century in English Translation Scott Elledge and Donald Schier, Editors None
The Contours of America’s Cold War The Contours of America’s Cold War Matthew Farish 2010 Fall
How new ideas of space contributed to a broad mobilization of American power
The Cookie Jar and Other Plays The Cookie Jar and Other Plays John Clark Donahue Linda Walsh Jenkins, Editor None
The Copyright Thing Doesn’t Work Here: Adinkra and Kente Cloth and Intellectual Property in Ghana The Copyright Thing Doesn’t Work Here Adinkra and Kente Cloth and Intellectual Property in Ghana Boatema Boateng 2011 Spring
The intersection of Western intellectual property law and traditional knowledge in Africa
The Crisis in Historical Materialism: Class, Politics, and Culture in Marxist Theory The Crisis in Historical Materialism Class, Politics, and Culture in Marxist Theory Stanley Aronowitz 1990 Spring
A landmark study that uncovers the fundamental problems in Marxist theory with respect to nature, gender and race relations, the concept of class, and historical time.
The Crisis of Meaning: In Culture and Education The Crisis of Meaning In Culture and Education David Trend 1995 Spring
Investigating what he views as an inseparable link between culture and politics, Trend analyzes how notions of patriotism, citizenship, community, and family are communicated within specific public and private institutions. He extends the meaning and purpose of pedagogy as a cultural practice outside the classroom, focusing on political activism in education, the mass media, and the art world.
The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946-1954 The Crusade for Forgotten Souls Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946-1954 Susan Bartlett Foote 2018 Spring
The stirring story of the reform movement that laid the groundwork for a modern mental health system in Minnesota
The Culture Concept: Writing and Difference in the Age of Realism The Culture Concept Writing and Difference in the Age of Realism Michael A. Elliott 2002 Fall
Examines the prehistory of the American struggle to address cultural difference.
The Culture Game The Culture Game Olu Oguibe 2003 Fall
An acclaimed artist and cultural provocateur reveals the hidden biases of the contemporary art world
The Dada Cyborg: Visions of the New Human in Weimar Berlin The Dada Cyborg Visions of the New Human in Weimar Berlin Matthew Biro 2009 Spring
Finding the cyborg in early twentieth-century German art
The Daily Planet: A Critic on the Capitalist Culture Beat The Daily Planet A Critic on the Capitalist Culture Beat Patricia Aufderheide 2000 Spring
The first collection of essays by this major commentator on media and society.
The Dallas Myth: The Making and Unmaking of an American City The Dallas Myth The Making and Unmaking of an American City Harvey J. Graff 2010 Fall
An unconventional—and critical—examination of ‘the city with no past’
The Dance That Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia The Dance That Makes You Vanish Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia Rachmi Diyah Larasati 2013 Spring
A powerful analysis of the pervasive use of culture to harness Indonesian dance for state repression
The Dark End of the Street: Margins in American Vanguard Poetry The Dark End of the Street Margins in American Vanguard Poetry Maria Damon 1993 Spring
Damon foregrounds a number of modern American poets work and lives in order to argue that the American avant-garde is located in the experimental literary works of social “outsiders.” Discussed is the work of Black/Jewish surrealist street poet Bob Kaufman, Boston-Brahmin Robert Lowell and three teenaged women writing from a South Boston housing project, pre-Stonewall gay poets Jack Spicer and Robert Duncan, and Jewish lesbian-in-exile Gertrude Stein. “A work of art as well as a work of criticism. . . . Addresses important questions about art and social life, about the margins and the center, and about oppression and suppression.” --George Lipsitz
The Darkest Evening The Darkest Evening William Durbin 2011 Spring
An adventurous tale of one Finnish American family’s encounter with the “Red broom”
The Day of the Cattleman The Day of the Cattleman Ernest Staples Osgood None
The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade The Deadly Life of Logistics Mapping Violence in Global Trade Deborah Cowen 2014 Fall
A genealogy of logistics, tracing the link between markets and militaries, territory and government
The Deathly Embrace: Orientalism and Asian American Identity The Deathly Embrace Orientalism and Asian American Identity Sheng-Mei Ma 2000 Fall
A polemical analysis of the ways Orientalism speaks through the texts of prominent Asian American writers.
The Decolonized Eye: Filipino American Art and Performance The Decolonized Eye Filipino American Art and Performance Sarita Echavez See 2009 Fall
Filipino American artists map and contest the United States’ amnesia about its colonization of the Philippines
The Development and Growth of the External Dimensions of the Human Body in the Fetal Period The Development and Growth of the External Dimensions of the Human Body in the Fetal Period Richard E. Scammon and Leroy A. Calkins None
The Development of American Agriculture: A Historical Analysis The Development of American Agriculture A Historical Analysis Willard W. Cochrane 1993 Spring
The classic historical study of American agricultural economic development, thoroughly revised and updated. “Not only describes but analyzes and explains the economic behavior of agriculture as a functional sector of the economy in the process of economic development. . . . There is no substitute.” --James T. Bonnen
The Development of Children’s Concepts of Causal Relations The Development of Children’s Concepts of Causal Relations Jean Marquis Deutsche None
The Development of Linguistic Skill in Twins, Singletons with Siblings, and Only Children from Age Five to Ten Years The Development of Linguistic Skill in Twins, Singletons with Siblings, and Only Children from Age Five to Ten Years Edith A. Davis None
The Development of Reasoning in Children with Normal and Defective Hearing The Development of Reasoning in Children with Normal and Defective Hearing Mildred C. Templin None
The Devil Notebooks The Devil Notebooks Laurence A. Rickels 2008 Fall
This sequel to The Vampire Lectures takes on the Devil
The Devil’s Wedding Ring The Devil’s Wedding Ring Vidar Sundstøl 2017 Fall
A mysterious disappearance at a 13th-century church in his native Norway draws detective Max Fjellanger into an old case—and a world of ancient ritual, superstition, and present-day danger
The Differend: Phrases in Dispute The Differend Phrases in Dispute Jean-François Lyotard 1989 Spring
“This work is of vital importance in a period when revisionism of all stripes attempts to rewrite, and often simply deny, the occurrence of historical and cultural events, i.e. in attempting to reconstruct ‘reality’ in the convenient names of ‘truth’ and ‘common sense.’” French Review
The Different Modes of Existence The Different Modes of Existence Etienne Souriau 2015 Fall
Exploring the aesthetic depths of the various modes of existence by one of France’s most heralded but forgotten thinkers of existential pluralism
The Difficulty of Crossing a Field: Nine New Plays The Difficulty of Crossing a Field Nine New Plays Mac Wellman 2008 Fall
A new collection from one of America’s leading avant-garde playwrights
The Dionysian Vision of the World The Dionysian Vision of the World Friedrich Nietzsche 2012 Fall
Rediscovering a remarkable early work by Friedrich Nietzsche
The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes Larry Millett 2012 Spring
Nonstop suspense unfolds as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson travel from London to New York to Chicago in pursuit of a vicious and cunning killer
The Disciplinary Frame: Photographic Truths and the Capture of Meaning The Disciplinary Frame Photographic Truths and the Capture of Meaning John Tagg 2008 Fall
How do photographs gain their meaning and power?
The Disenchanted The Disenchanted Budd Schulberg 2012 Fall
A moving, controversial novel that captured both the dazzling spirit and the bitter disenchantment of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Jazz Age
The Diver The Diver E.L. Mayo None
The Diver was first published in 1947. Although this is the first published collection of the poetry of E. L. Mayo, thirty poems in this volume were published previously in such magazines as Poetry and Partisan Review.
The Divided World: Human Rights and Its Violence The Divided World Human Rights and Its Violence Randall Williams 2010 Spring
Examines why some people are deemed worthy of human rights and others are not
The Dream of Civilized Warfare: World War 1 Flying Aces and the American Imagination The Dream of Civilized Warfare World War 1 Flying Aces and the American Imagination Linda Robertson 2005 Fall
Analyzes the link between “civilized warfare” and the American self-image
The Dreams of Interpretation: A Century down the Royal Road The Dreams of Interpretation A Century down the Royal Road Catherine Liu, John Mowitt, Thomas Pepper and Jakki Spicer, Editors 2007 Spring
A major reexamination of the legacy of Sigmund Freud.
The Dubious Spectacle: Extremities of Theater, 1976-2000 The Dubious Spectacle Extremities of Theater, 1976-2000 Herbert Blau 2001 Fall
A retrospective collection by the reigning theorist of theater and performance in our time.
The Duluth Portfolio The Duluth Portfolio Craig Blacklock and Nadine Blacklock 2001 Fall
In these images, Craig and Nadine Blacklock have captured the essence of Duluth-the bedrock on which it is built; the waters that flow through it; the great lake at its base; the glowing wildflowers and stately trees that give it life. The photographs in The Duluth Portfolio will refresh memories and inspire Duluthians and visitors alike to explore the city with new vision.
The Durable Slum: Dharavi and the Right to Stay Put in Globalizing Mumbai The Durable Slum Dharavi and the Right to Stay Put in Globalizing Mumbai Liza Weinstein 2014 Spring
How Dharavi, Mumbai’s megaslum, has escaped eradication for decades
The Education of a Public Man: My Life and Politics The Education of a Public Man My Life and Politics Hubert H. Humphrey Norman Sherman, Editor 1991 Fall
A candid look into the private and political life of Minnesota's native son.
The Effect of an Unconstitutional Statute The Effect of an Unconstitutional Statute Oliver P. Field None
The Effect of Praise and Competition on the Persisting Behavior of Kindergarten Children The Effect of Praise and Competition on the Persisting Behavior of Kindergarten Children Theta Holmes Wolf None
The Effective General College Curriculum as Revealed by Examinations The Effective General College Curriculum as Revealed by Examinations Committee on Educational Research None
The Effectiveness of the High School Progam in Home Economics: A Report of a Five-Year Study of Twenty Minnesota Schools The Effectiveness of the High School Progam in Home Economics A Report of a Five-Year Study of Twenty Minnesota Schools Clara Brown Arny None
The Electronic Eye: The Rise of Surveillance Society The Electronic Eye The Rise of Surveillance Society David Lyon 1994 Spring
Lyon looks into our mediated way of life, where every transaction and phone call, border crossing, vote, and application registers in some computer, to show how electronic surveillance influences social order in our day.
The Emergence of Social Space: Rimbaud and the Paris Commune The Emergence of Social Space Rimbaud and the Paris Commune Kristin Ross 1989 Spring
Rimbaud’s poems feature in this re-creation of the Communard experience. "This engaging study does much to open up new areas of research. . . . Extremely well documented." --South Atlantic Review
The End of American History: Democracy, Capitalism, and the Metaphor of Two Worlds in Anglo-American Historical Writing, 1880-1980 The End of American History Democracy, Capitalism, and the Metaphor of Two Worlds in Anglo-American Historical Writing, 1880-1980 David W. Noble 1985 Fall
Using the work of four major historians, Noble focuses on the dramatic change in historical structure and meaning that came with the collapse of the progressive paradigm and its guiding metaphor of exodus from the Old World to the New World.
The End of Capitalism (As We Knew It): A Feminist Critique of Political Economy The End of Capitalism (As We Knew It) A Feminist Critique of Political Economy J. K. Gibson-Graham 2006 Spring
The classic text on representations of capitalism and their political effects—with a new introduction
The End of Education: Toward Posthumanism The End of Education Toward Posthumanism William V. Spanos 1992 Fall
“A powerful argument against and brilliant analysis of the liberal humanist project.” --Peter McLaren
The End of the Cold War: European Unity, Socialism, and the Shift in Global Power The End of the Cold War European Unity, Socialism, and the Shift in Global Power Bogdan Denitch 1990 Spring
The End of the Nation-State The End of the Nation-State Jean-Marie Guéhenno 2000 Fall
An incisive look at the information age’s effect on national boundaries.
The End of the World as We Know It: Social Science for the Twenty-First Century The End of the World as We Know It Social Science for the Twenty-First Century Immanuel Wallerstein 2001 Spring
A respected thinker points the way ahead, now in paperback!
The Ends of Globalization The Ends of Globalization Mohammed A. Bamyeh 2000 Fall
A uniquely broad perspective that challenges current ideas about worldwide cultural and political change.
The England’s Dreaming Tapes The England’s Dreaming Tapes Jon Savage 2010 Fall
The essential companion to England’s Dreaming, the seminal history of punk
The English Poems of Richard Crashaw The English Poems of Richard Crashaw Richard Crashaw Richard Rambuss, Editor None
The first new critical edition in more than forty years of an astonishing but overlooked Renaissance poet of sacred eroticism and homoeroticism
The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination The Erotics of Sovereignty Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination Mark Rifkin 2012 Spring
How queer Native writers use the erotics of lived experience to challenge both federal and tribal notions of “Indianness”
The Essential Ellen Willis The Essential Ellen Willis Ellen Willis Nona Willis Aronowitz, Editor 2014 Spring
From pioneering rock music critic Ellen Willis, iconoclastic essays on politics and culture
The Ethics of Earth Art The Ethics of Earth Art Amanda Boetzkes 2010 Spring
Analyzing the ethical stance of the earth art movement from the 1960s to the present
The Ethics of Marginality: A New Approach to Gay Studies The Ethics of Marginality A New Approach to Gay Studies John Champagne 1995 Spring
An original and timely critique which moves gay studies beyond both identity politics and the “rights” discourse, as it questions whose interests are served in an uncritical celebration of the Other. Champagne analyzes a number of recent films, including Paris is Burning, Urinal, and Marlon Riggs' 1989 video Tongues Untied, along with gay pornography. He uses the work of such critics as Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, and Gayatri Spivak, as he establishes a ground-breaking and controversial new theoretical model for studies of the Other.
The Ethnic Canon: Histories, Institutions, and Interventions The Ethnic Canon Histories, Institutions, and Interventions David Palumbo-Liu, Editor 1995 Spring
Argues that texts are added to the canon only after an operation that attempts to resolve and neutralize historical and political contradictions and differences. The Ethnic Canon offers a wide variety of critical viewpoints and is unique in its pointed critique of the academy regarding specific authors and texts that have and have not been included in the canon. Contributors include Norma Alarcón, Paula Gunn Allen, Elliott Butler-Evans, Barbara Christian, Lisa Lowe, Colleen Lye, Ramón Saldívar, E. San Juan Jr., Rosaura Sánchez, Jana Sequoya-Magdaleno, and Sau-ling Cynthia Wong
The Ethnic Eye: Latino Media Arts The Ethnic Eye Latino Media Arts Chon A. Noriega and Ana M. Lopez, Editors 1996 Spring
The first in-depth treatment of Latino film and video.