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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 Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland The Senator Next Door A Memoir from the Heartland Amy Klobuchar 2017 Spring
“It makes me happy knowing that this smart, hard-working, and chronically cheerful woman is in the Elks Club that is the U.S. Senate, and when you read this book, you’ll know why.” —Garrison Keillor
The Sense of the World The Sense of the World Jean-Luc Nancy 1997 Fall
An essential exploration of sense and meaning.
The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization versus the Working Poor in San Diego The Servant Class City Urban Revitalization versus the Working Poor in San Diego David J. Karjanen 2016 Fall
Exposes a dark side of the sunny city that has enticed workers and tourists for decades
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 Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen Sean Sherman 2017 Fall
Award-winning recipes, stories, and wisdom from the celebrated indigenous chef and his team
The Slumbering Masses: Sleep, Medicine, and Modern American Life The Slumbering Masses Sleep, Medicine, and Modern American Life Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2016 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 Stakes of Exposure: Anxious Bodies in Postwar Japanese Art The Stakes of Exposure Anxious Bodies in Postwar Japanese Art Namiko Kunimoto 2017 Spring
The first major English-language study of Japan’s most important postwar artists
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 Straight Line: How the Fringe Science of Ex-Gay Therapy Reoriented Sexuality The Straight Line How the Fringe Science of Ex-Gay Therapy Reoriented Sexuality Tom Waidzunas 2015 Fall
The consequences, for science as well as public policy, of relegating ex-gay therapies to the scientific fringe
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 Suburban Church: Modernism and Community in Postwar America The Suburban Church Modernism and Community in Postwar America Gretchen Buggeln 2015 Fall
A richly illustrated history of midcentury modern suburban churches
The Sugar Hacienda of the Marqueses Del Valle The Sugar Hacienda of the Marqueses Del Valle Ward J. Barrett None
The Summer Sherman Loved Me The Summer Sherman Loved Me Jane St. Anthony 2015 Fall
A middle grade novel about love, family relationships, and what it means to grow up
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 Toxic Meritocracy of Video Games: Why Gaming Culture Is the Worst The Toxic Meritocracy of Video Games Why Gaming Culture Is the Worst Christopher Paul 2018 Spring
An avid gamer and sharp media critic explains meritocracy’s negative contribution to video game culture—and what can be done about it
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
The Troll With No Heart in His Body and Other Tales of Trolls from Norway The Troll With No Heart in His Body and Other Tales of Trolls from Norway Lise Lunge-Larsen 2013 Spring
An entertaining and wonderfully illustrated compendium of troll lore
The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature The Tropics Bite Back Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature Valérie Loichot 2013 Spring
The surprising relationships between food and starvation and the practice of literary cannibalism
The Truth About Stories: A Native Narrative The Truth About Stories A Native Narrative Thomas King 2008 Fall
Illuminates the relationship between storytelling and the Native North American experience
The Truth Is Always Grey: A History of Modernist Painting The Truth Is Always Grey A History of Modernist Painting Frances Guerin 2018 Spring
Changing how we look at and think about the color grey
The Twenty-First Ballot: A Political Party Struggle in Minnesota The Twenty-First Ballot A Political Party Struggle in Minnesota David Lebedoff None
The Two Ends of the Log: Learning and Teaching in Today’s College The Two Ends of the Log Learning and Teaching in Today’s College Russell M. Cooper, Editor None
The Two Faces of TASS The Two Faces of TASS Theodore Eduard Kruglak None
This account of the development of TASS, the Soviet news agenct, and analysis of its operations is significant not only to communications specialists but to anyone who wants to understand Soviet relations with the rest of the world. Professor Kruglak shows the evolution of TASS to its present status, explains its relationship to the news agencies of the various Soviet Republics and satellite countries, and recounts its relations and those of its predecessors with American news agencies. He discusses the two faces of TASS - one, that of a bona fide news enterprise and the other, that of a propaganda and espionage service.
The Two-Way Mirror: National Status in Foreign Students’ Adjustment The Two-Way Mirror National Status in Foreign Students’ Adjustment Richard T. Morris None
The Uberfication of the University The Uberfication of the University Gary Hall 2016 Fall
The contemporary university’s implications for the future organization of labor
The Undocumented Everyday: Migrant Lives and the Politics of Visibility The Undocumented Everyday Migrant Lives and the Politics of Visibility Rebecca M. Schreiber 2018 Spring
Examining how undocumented migrants are using film, video, and other documentary media to challenge surveillance, detention, and deportation
The Unfinished System of Nonknowledge The Unfinished System of Nonknowledge Georges Bataille Stuart Kendall, Editor 2004 Fall
A major work by one of the twentieth century’s most important philosophers
The Unicameral Legislature The Unicameral Legislature Alvin W. Johnson None
The United States and the Treaty Law of the Sea The United States and the Treaty Law of the Sea Henry Reiff None
The United States Response to Turkish Nationalism and Reform, 1914-1939 The United States Response to Turkish Nationalism and Reform, 1914-1939 Roger R. Trask None
Professor Trask analyzes a critical period in the history of relations between the United States and Turkey. The period from the beginning of World War I to the start of World War II, covered in this book, forms a significant part of the background necessary to an understanding of the present political importance to America of the Middle East.
The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism The Universe of Things On Speculative Realism Steven Shaviro 2014 Fall
An up-to-the-moment critique of a recent turn in philosophical thought
The University of Minnesota, 1945-2000 The University of Minnesota, 1945-2000 Stanford Lehmberg and Ann M. Pflaum 2000 Fall
An engaging look at the University’s past fifty years, in celebration of its sesquicentennial.
The Unmaking of Fascist Aesthetics The Unmaking of Fascist Aesthetics Kriss Ravetto 2001 Fall
A startling revision of aesthetics in the wake of the Holocaust.
The Unremarkable Wordsworth The Unremarkable Wordsworth Geoffrey H. Hartman 1987 Spring
Fifteen essays draw upon a wide range of contemporary theoretical approaches, from psychoanalysis to structuralism, from deconstruction to phenomenology. ". . . in teaching us to read Wordsworth it teaches us how to read." --The Wordsworth Circle
The Urban Apparatus: Mediapolitics and the City The Urban Apparatus Mediapolitics and the City Reinhold Martin 2016 Fall
What is a city, today?
The Urban Revolution The Urban Revolution Henri Lefebvre 2003 Spring
The first English translation of Lefebvre’s groundbreaking work on the urban experience
The Use of Books and Libraries The Use of Books and Libraries Harold G. Russell, Raymond H. Shove, Blanche E. Moen and Frederick Wezeman None
The User Unconscious: On Affect, Media, and Measure The User Unconscious On Affect, Media, and Measure Patricia Ticineto Clough 2018 Spring
Wide-ranging essays and experimental prose forcefully demonstrate how digital media and computational technologies have redefined what it is to be human
The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States The Value of Homelessness Managing Surplus Life in the United States Craig Willse 2015 Fall
How social welfare and social science came to reinforce, not combat, racialized housing insecurity
The Vampire Lectures The Vampire Lectures Laurence A. Rickels 1999 Fall
A wild and wide-ranging “psycho-history” of the vampire.
The Various Styles of Clothing The Various Styles of Clothing François Deserps Sara Shannon, Editor 2001 Fall
A fascinating collection of fashions of the sixteenth century.
The Vikings Reader The Vikings Reader Armand Peterson, Editor 2009 Fall
Relive fifty years of glory and defeat as a Minnesota Vikings football fan
The Voice of Southern Labor: Radio, Music, and Textile Strikes, 1929-1934 The Voice of Southern Labor Radio, Music, and Textile Strikes, 1929-1934 Vincent J. Roscigno and William F. Danaher 2004 Spring
Vividly shows how music united striking workers
The Wall and the Garden: Selected Massachusetts Election Sermons, 1670-1775 The Wall and the Garden Selected Massachusetts Election Sermons, 1670-1775 A.W. Plumstead, Editor None
The War Against the Beavers: Learning to Be Wild in the North Woods The War Against the Beavers Learning to Be Wild in the North Woods Verena Andermatt Conley 2005 Spring
A beguiling tale of the ups and downs of backwoods living—now in paperback!
The War Came Home with Him: A Daughter’s Memoir The War Came Home with Him A Daughter’s Memoir Catherine Madison 2016 Fall
A poignant look at the suppressed grief and thwarted love that forever alter a family when a soldier brings his war home
The Way of Kinship: An Anthology of Native Siberian Literature The Way of Kinship An Anthology of Native Siberian Literature Alexander Vaschenko and Claude Clayton Smith, Editors 2010 Fall
Prose, poetry, and drama from Siberia—the first anthology of its kind in English
The Way Things Go: An Essay on the Matter of Second Modernism The Way Things Go An Essay on the Matter of Second Modernism Aaron Jaffe 2014 Fall
That rare modernist book: erudite, innovative, thought provoking, and playful
The Wedding Heard ’Round the World: America’s First Gay Marriage The Wedding Heard ’Round the World America’s First Gay Marriage Michael McConnell 2016 Spring
Forty-four years after two men married in a legal ceremony in Minnesota, the Supreme Court has decided the question first raised by these gay pioneers
The Welfare State and Beyond: Success and Problems in Scandinavia The Welfare State and Beyond Success and Problems in Scandinavia Gunnar Heckscher None
The Well-Tun’d Word: Musical Interpretations of English Poetry, 1597-1651 The Well-Tun’d Word Musical Interpretations of English Poetry, 1597-1651 Elise Bickford Jorgens None
In The Well-Tun’d Word Elisa Bickford Jorgens studies changing msucial conventions in English song in relation to new patterns in poetic taste from the late Elizabethan era through the Jacobean and Caroline years, basing her work on the premise that any musical setting of a poem is an interpretation of the poem itself. Jorgen’s opening chapters describe and illustrate elements of the craft of poetry and the musical conventions that can represent them. Her presentation is both clear and thorough, and will be especially helpful for students and scholars of English literature who are not necessarily musicians. She then discusses four major categories of song: Measured Music, Dance Songs and Tuneful Airs, English Monody, and Pathetic Airs, and shows how each group changed during the first half of the seventeenth century.
The Welsh in America: Letters From the Immigrants The Welsh in America Letters From the Immigrants Alan Conway, Editor None