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The Primitive, the Aesthetic, and the Savage: An Enlightenment Problematic The Primitive, the Aesthetic, and the Savage An Enlightenment Problematic Tony C. Brown 2012 Fall
How the exotic constitutes Enlightenment aesthetic theory
The Probation Officer Investigates: A Guide to the Presentence Report The Probation Officer Investigates A Guide to the Presentence Report Paul W. Keve None
The Professional Education of High School Teachers: An Analysis and Evaluation of the Prescribed Courses in Education for Prospective High School Teachers at the University of Minnesota The Professional Education of High School Teachers An Analysis and Evaluation of the Prescribed Courses in Education for Prospective High School Teachers at the University of Minnesota Wesley E. Peik None
The Promise Fulfilled: A Portrait of Norwegian Americans Today The Promise Fulfilled A Portrait of Norwegian Americans Today Odd S. Lovoll 2007 Fall
The story of contemporary life in this vital community.
The Promise of America: A History of the Norwegian-American People The Promise of America A History of the Norwegian-American People Odd S. Lovoll 1999 Spring
A long-awaited update of this essential and popular book.
The Prospect of Cities The Prospect of Cities John Friedmann 2002 Spring
A major figure offers a sweeping evaluation of the place of the city in the global future
The Quay Brothers: Into a Metaphysical Playroom The Quay Brothers Into a Metaphysical Playroom Suzanne Buchan 2010 Fall
The complex, special power of the Quay Brothers’ puppet animation poetics
The Queerness of Native American Literature The Queerness of Native American Literature Lisa Tatonetti 2014 Fall
A comprehensive view of Indigenous queer literature since Stonewall
The Quest for Eastern Christians: Travels and Rumor in the Age of Discovery The Quest for Eastern Christians Travels and Rumor in the Age of Discovery Francis M. Rogers None
The Question of Nationalities and Social Democracy The Question of Nationalities and Social Democracy Otto Bauer Ephraim J. Nimni, Editor 2000 Spring
The first complete English translation of a classic work on nationalism.
The Quiet Hours: City Photographs The Quiet Hours City Photographs Mike Melman 2003 Fall
A visual tribute to the industrial spaces and commercial interiors of Minnesota’s prewar era
The Quiet Landscapes of William B. Post The Quiet Landscapes of William B. Post The Minneapolis Institute of Arts 2005 Fall
Exquisite photographs of rural Maine by this remarkable American artist.
The Racial Order of Things: Cultural Imaginaries of the Post-Soul Era The Racial Order of Things Cultural Imaginaries of the Post-Soul Era Roopali Mukherjee 2006 Spring
A stimulating conversation about culture wars and affirmative action
The Radical Lord Radnor: The Public Life of Viscount Folkestone, Third Earl of Radnor (1779-1869) The Radical Lord Radnor The Public Life of Viscount Folkestone, Third Earl of Radnor (1779-1869) Ronald K. Huch None
The Rape of Clarissa: Writing, Sexuality, and Class Struggle in Samuel Richardson The Rape of Clarissa Writing, Sexuality, and Class Struggle in Samuel Richardson Terry Eagleton 1982 Fall
Combines Marxist, feminist, and post-structuralist ideas to show how Richardson’s writing anticipated many of the sexual and political concerns of our time.
The Reading Abilities of College Students: An Experimental Study The Reading Abilities of College Students An Experimental Study Alvin C. Eurich None
The Reconstruction of Georgia The Reconstruction of Georgia Alan Conway None
The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico The Red Land to the South American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico James H. Cox 2012 Fall
Recovers an entire era as a major period in American Indian writing
The Reification of Desire: Toward a Queer Marxism The Reification of Desire Toward a Queer Marxism Kevin Floyd 2009 Spring
A new theoretical approach to the relationship between Marxism and queer studies
The Relation of Parental Authority to Children’s Behavior and Attitudes The Relation of Parental Authority to Children’s Behavior and Attitudes Marian J. Radke None
The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference The Reorder of Things The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference Roderick A. Ferguson 2012 Fall
A critical account of how academia and global capital appropriated the revolutionary fervor of the 1960s and 1970s
The Resistance in Austria, 1938-1945 The Resistance in Austria, 1938-1945 Radomir V. Luza None
The Resistance to Theory The Resistance to Theory Paul de Man 1986 Fall
Explores reasons why the theoretical enterprise is blind to, or “resists,” the radical nature of reading, in six essays that offer a new level of critical and cultural understanding in reference to the works of Jauss, Riffaterre, Benjamin, and Bakhtin.
The Revealing Moment and Other Plays The Revealing Moment and Other Plays Oscar W. Firkins None
The Revival of Metaphysical Poetry: The History of Style, 1800 to the Present The Revival of Metaphysical Poetry The History of Style, 1800 to the Present Joseph E. Duncan None
The Rez Road Follies: Canoes, Casinos, Computers, and Birch Bark Baskets The Rez Road Follies Canoes, Casinos, Computers, and Birch Bark Baskets Jim Northrup 1999 Fall
The popular Native American writer’s humorous and hard-hitting tales.
The Rift The Rift V. Y. Mudimbe 1993 Fall
This work of fiction explores textuality, writing, solitude and death in the context of contemporary African life, and at the same time examines the constitution and materiality of African subjectivity. “Offers an intricate, subtle, and richly allusive meditation on a singular, very specifically demarcated, ‘postcolonial condition’: that of the France-educated, masculine (but ambiguously sexualized) African intellectual, Ahmed Nara.” --Neil Lazarus, Brown University
The Right to Be Out: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in America’s Public Schools The Right to Be Out Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in America’s Public Schools Stuart Biegel 2010 Fall
Recognizing the right of LGBT students and educators to be out at school
The Right to Play Oneself: Looking Back on Documentary Film The Right to Play Oneself Looking Back on Documentary Film Thomas Waugh 2011 Spring
Discussions of “committed” documentary by a “committed” historian of film
The Rigoberta Menchú Controversy The Rigoberta Menchú Controversy Arturo Arias, Editor 2001 Spring
A balanced appraisal of the bitter debate surrounding the autobiography of Guatemala’s 1992 Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
The Rise of Fashion: A Reader The Rise of Fashion A Reader Daniel Leonhard Purdy, Editor 2004 Fall
A remarkable anthology of key writings that parallels the history of fashion with modern life
The Rise of Jonas Olsen: A Norwegian Immigrant’s Saga The Rise of Jonas Olsen A Norwegian Immigrant’s Saga Johannes B. Wist 2005 Fall
A novel of one man’s trials and ambiguous triumphs as a newcomer to America
The Rise of the Ku Klux Klan: Right-Wing Movements and National Politics The Rise of the Ku Klux Klan Right-Wing Movements and National Politics Rory McVeigh 2009 Spring
Rediscovering the Ku Klux Klan as a national movement in the 1920s
The River We Have Wrought: A History of the Upper Mississippi The River We Have Wrought A History of the Upper Mississippi John O. Anfinson 2005 Spring
The sweeping history of how the upper Mississippi has been changed by human intervention
The Road Back to Sweetgrass The Road Back to Sweetgrass Linda LeGarde Grover 2014 Fall
A powerful debut novel of love, hardship, and family bonds on an American Indian reservation—from the author of the award-winning short story collection The Dance Boots
The Road to Botany Bay: An Exploration of Landscape and History The Road to Botany Bay An Exploration of Landscape and History Paul Carter 2010 Spring
Critiques the founding myth of Australia
The Ruptures of American Capital: Women of Color Feminism and the Culture of Immigrant Labor The Ruptures of American Capital Women of Color Feminism and the Culture of Immigrant Labor Grace Kyungwon Hong 2006 Spring
An incisive and far-reaching account of how race and gender reveal the fissures of capitalist society
The Savage Anamoly: The Power of Spinoza’s Metaphysics and Politics The Savage Anamoly The Power of Spinoza’s Metaphysics and Politics Antonio Negri 2000 Spring
A fresh take on this critical philosopher.
The Scar of Visibility: Medical Performances and Contemporary Art The Scar of Visibility Medical Performances and Contemporary Art Petra Kuppers 2006 Fall
Grapples with the limits of medicine and the mysteries of human bodies in contemporary art and culture
The Scientific Marx The Scientific Marx Daniel Little 1986 Fall
The Scope of Morality The Scope of Morality Peter A. French 1979 Fall
The Search for a Method in American Studies The Search for a Method in American Studies Cecil F. Tate None
The Second Man and Other Poems The Second Man and Other Poems Louis O. Coxe None
The Seeds We Planted: Portraits of a Native Hawaiian Charter School The Seeds We Planted Portraits of a Native Hawaiian Charter School Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua 2013 Spring
Reveals the paradoxes of teaching indigenous knowledge within institutions built to marginalize and displace it
The Self-Made Map: Cartographic Writing in Early Modern France The Self-Made Map Cartographic Writing in Early Modern France Tom Conley 2010 Fall
Illuminates the connection between literature, identity, and mapmaking in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century France.
The Semiotics of Passion: From States of Affairs to States of Feelings The Semiotics of Passion From States of Affairs to States of Feelings Algirdas Julien Greimas and Jacques Fontanille 1992 Fall
A thought-provoking investigation of the multifaceted complexity of literary object-semiotics and the various representations of emotions.
The Sense of the World The Sense of the World Jean-Luc Nancy 1997 Fall
An essential exploration of sense and meaning.
The Settlement of Polynesia: A Computer Simulation The Settlement of Polynesia A Computer Simulation Michael R. Levison, R. Gerard Ward and John W. Webb None
The authors report on their use of computer techniques to answer questions surrounding the controversy about how the islands of Polynesia were discovered and settled, a subject on which much writing and research have been focused. In their research the authors devised a computer program which simulated many aspects and variations of Pacific voyaging. They describe the experiments and discuss the conclusions.
The Singing Wilderness The Singing Wilderness Sigurd F. Olson 1997 Fall
A long-awaited paperback edition of this classic bestseller.
The Singular Objects of Architecture The Singular Objects of Architecture Jean Baudrillard and Jean Nouvel 2005 Fall
A revelatory conversation between two major figures in visual culture
The Slumbering Masses: Sleep, Medicine, and Modern American Life The Slumbering Masses Sleep, Medicine, and Modern American Life Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2012 Fall
An eye-opening look at why a “good night’s sleep” might be anything but
The Small City and Town: A Conference on Community Relations The Small City and Town A Conference on Community Relations Roland S. Vaile, Editor None
The Snow Lotus: Exploring the Eternal Moment The Snow Lotus Exploring the Eternal Moment Peter M. Leschak 1996 Fall
An engaging new volume by the author of Letters from Side Lake and Seeing the Raven.
The Social Causes of Husband-Wife Violence The Social Causes of Husband-Wife Violence Gerald T. Hotaling, Editor None
Using a variety of approaches, the authors of the essays in this collection examine aspects of family stress from both social and cultural viewpoints. Their shared view is that violence is the result of fundamental contradictions built into family life. Real change will come about only with a restructuring of the relations between men and women. The authors move beyond the problem of physical violence to an understanding of the nature of the family itself.
The Social Education of Bulgarian Youth The Social Education of Bulgarian Youth Peter John Georgeoff None
The Social Origins of Islam: Mind, Economy, Discourse The Social Origins of Islam Mind, Economy, Discourse Mohammed A. Bamyeh 1999 Spring
Explores the genesis of Islam for insight into the nature of ideological transformation.
The Social Programs of Sweden: A Search for Security in a Free Society The Social Programs of Sweden A Search for Security in a Free Society Mont Saunderson None
The Social Project: Housing Postwar France The Social Project Housing Postwar France Kenny Cupers 2014 Spring
Maps the architectural, cultural, and intellectual history of suburbanization in postwar France
The Sociology of Work The Sociology of Work Theodore Caplow None
The Somali Diaspora: A Journey Away The Somali Diaspora A Journey Away Abdi Roble and Doug Rutledge 2008 Fall
The heartbreaking and hopeful story of Somali immigrants in America
The Songs of António Botto The Songs of António Botto António Botto Josiah Blackmore, Editor 2010 Fall
The rediscovery of a major voice in modern gay poetry and twentieth-century letters
The Souls of Cyberfolk: Posthumanism as Vernacular Theory The Souls of Cyberfolk Posthumanism as Vernacular Theory Thomas Foster 2005 Spring
Considers the construction of race, gender, and sexuality in virtual reality
The Soybean Industry: With Special Reference to the Competitive Position of the Minnesota Producer and Processor The Soybean Industry With Special Reference to the Competitive Position of the Minnesota Producer and Processor Ray A. Goldberg None
The Spectacle of Democracy: Spanish Television, Nationalism, and Political Transition The Spectacle of Democracy Spanish Television, Nationalism, and Political Transition Richard Maxwell 1994 Fall
Shows the changes in television in Spain following the demise of Franco and his dictatorship.
The Spectral Jew: Conversion and Embodiment in Medieval Europe The Spectral Jew Conversion and Embodiment in Medieval Europe Steven F. Kruger 2005 Fall
Reveals the interdependence of medieval Jewish and Christian identities
The Spiv and the Architect: Unruly Life in Postwar London The Spiv and the Architect Unruly Life in Postwar London Richard Hornsey 2010 Spring
Explores how London’s queer culture was influenced by postwar efforts to create model citizens
The Spoonriver Cookbook The Spoonriver Cookbook Brenda Langton and Margaret Stuart 2012 Spring
A celebration of Brenda Langton’s award-winning Spoonriver restaurant and the local farms and vendors of the neighboring Mill City Farmers Market
The Sports Show: Athletics as Image and Spectacle The Sports Show Athletics as Image and Spectacle David E. Little 2012 Spring
Documenting the role of photographers and filmmakers in transforming sports from leisure activities to modern-day spectacle
The Stars The Stars Edgar Morin 2005 Spring
The legendary work on the mythic nature of movie stardom
The State University, Its Work and Problems: A Selection from Addresses Delivered Between 1921 and 1933 The State University, Its Work and Problems A Selection from Addresses Delivered Between 1921 and 1933 Lotus Delta Coffman None
The Strange Case of William Mumler, Spirit Photographer The Strange Case of William Mumler, Spirit Photographer Louis Kaplan 2008 Fall
The story of the birth of spirit photography and the controversy surrounding its discovery
The Stranger in Medieval Society The Stranger in Medieval Society Frank. R. P. Akehurst and Stephanie Cain Van D’Elden, Editors 1997 Fall
Examines the presence of outsiders in medieval Europe.
The Stray Bullet: William S. Burroughs in Mexico The Stray Bullet William S. Burroughs in Mexico Jorge García-Robles 2013 Fall
A compelling account of William S. Burroughs’s experiences in Mexico City from 1949 to 1952 and their influence on his personal and literary life
The Stream of Life The Stream of Life Clarice Lispector 1989 Spring
This novel is considered the greatest work of fiction by the Brazilian writer the New York Times Book Review called “the premier Latin American woman prose writer of this century.” An intense and lyrical work, it chronicles its female protagonist’s journey of self-discovery and self-affirmation. “Whether as novelist or short story writer, Lispector always seemed to be involved with the ambiguities of living, the pleasures derived from it as well as its tragic aspects.” --San Francisco Review of Books
The Streams and Rivers of Minnesota The Streams and Rivers of Minnesota Thomas F. Waters 1980 Spring
Everyone who canoes, fishes, and enjoys Minnesota’s waterways will find this an indispensable guide. “Belongs in the traveling bag of every Minnesotan and every visitor.” --St. Paul Pioneer Press “Delightfully written.” --Minnesota History
The Street Where You Live: A Guide to the Place Names of St. Paul The Street Where You Live A Guide to the Place Names of St. Paul Donald L. Empson 2006 Fall
St. Paul’s classic street guide revised and expanded—coming soon to a neighborhood near you
The Structural Allegory: Reconstructive Encounters with the New French Thought The Structural Allegory Reconstructive Encounters with the New French Thought John Fekete, Editor 1984 Fall
The Sub: A Study in Witchcraft The Sub A Study in Witchcraft Thomas M. Disch 2010 Fall
A black comedy tour-de-force now in paperback
The Subaltern Ulysses The Subaltern Ulysses Enda Duffy 1994 Fall
Reveals that James Joyce's Ulysses can be seen as a guerrilla text written to resist colonialism.
The Subject of Coexistence: Otherness in International Relations The Subject of Coexistence Otherness in International Relations Louiza Odysseos 2007 Spring
Interrogates the concept of coexistence, central to modern IR theory and praxis
The Subject of Documentary The Subject of Documentary Michael Renov 2004 Spring
Provides a historical and theoretical context for understanding the role of subjectivity in documentary filmmaking
The Subject of Philosophy The Subject of Philosophy Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe Thomas Trezise, Editor 1993 Spring
Presents a sustained examination of the relation between literature and philosophy with special emphasis on the problem of the subject and of representation. Lacoue-Labarthe spans the history of philosophy from Plato and Aristotle to Hegel, Nietzsche, Freud, and Heidegger, and addresses such major moments in the history of literature as Greek tragedy and German romanticism.
The Sugar Hacienda of the Marqueses Del Valle The Sugar Hacienda of the Marqueses Del Valle Ward J. Barrett None
The Swedish Table The Swedish Table Helene Henderson 2013 Spring
An engaging and modern guide to Swedish cooking
The Tangled Fire of William Faulkner The Tangled Fire of William Faulkner William Van O’Connor None
The Tears of Things: Melancholy and Physical Objects The Tears of Things Melancholy and Physical Objects Peter Schwenger 2005 Fall
Reveals the object as the self’s ultimate other
The Theory of German Word Order from the Renaissance to the Present The Theory of German Word Order from the Renaissance to the Present Aldo Scaglione None
The Third Hand: Collaboration in Art from Conceptualism to Postmodernism The Third Hand Collaboration in Art from Conceptualism to Postmodernism Charles Green 2001 Spring
A major reevaluation of collaboration’s role in art since 1968.
The Third Space of Sovereignty: The Postcolonial Politics of U.S.–Indigenous Relations The Third Space of Sovereignty The Postcolonial Politics of U.S.–Indigenous Relations Kevin Bruyneel 2007 Fall
The struggle between indigenous resistance and American colonialism—within its own borders
The Thought of Death and the Memory of War The Thought of Death and the Memory of War Marc Crépon 2013 Fall
The first English translation of one of the foremost voices of contemporary moral and political philosophy
The Thoughtbook of F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Secret Boyhood Diary The Thoughtbook of F. Scott Fitzgerald A Secret Boyhood Diary F. Scott Fitzgerald 2013 Fall
Brings to light F. Scott Fitzgerald’s boyhood St. Paul diary
The Three-Minute Outdoorsman: Wild Science from Magnetic Deer to Mumbling Carp The Three-Minute Outdoorsman Wild Science from Magnetic Deer to Mumbling Carp Robert M. Zink 2014 Spring
Curious facts and fascinating insights into nature from scientist outdoorsman Bob Zink
The Three R’s Plus: What Today’s Schools are Trying to Do and Why The Three R’s Plus What Today’s Schools are Trying to Do and Why Robert H. Beck None
The Tilted Arc Controversy: Dangerous Precedent? The Tilted Arc Controversy Dangerous Precedent? Harriet F. Senie 2001 Fall
A comprehensive look at a controversy that continues to fuel debates about the role of public art in America.
The Tootin' Louie: A History of the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway The Tootin' Louie A History of the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway Don L. Hofsommer 2005 Spring
The definitive history of one of the Midwest’s most remarkable railroads
The Torments of Love The Torments of Love Hélisenne de Crenne Lisa Neal, Editor 1996 Spring
This autobiographical novel of a married woman’s passion for a younger man is the first translation into English of a landmark text. Originally published in 1538, The Torments of Love tells a colorful tale of adulterous love and romantic adventure from a woman's point of view.
The Tourist State: Performing Leisure, Liberalism, and Race in New Zealand The Tourist State Performing Leisure, Liberalism, and Race in New Zealand Margaret Werry 2011 Fall
Examining the role of performance in state-making
The Traditional Theory of Literature The Traditional Theory of Literature Ray Livingston None
The Tragic History of the Sea The Tragic History of the Sea C. R. Boxer, Editor 2001 Fall
Compelling stories of shipwreck, adventure, and death on the high seas, now back in print.
The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism The Transit of Empire Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism Jodi A. Byrd 2011 Fall
Examines how “Indianness” has propagated U.S. conceptions of empire