Books Received, Issue 80

the minnesota review welcomes proposals for reviews of these and other recent books as well as journals, significant articles, and other works reflecting cultural and intellectual currents.  For reviews, we much prefer overviews to reports on specific books. For examples, check the review essays in recent past issues, available here. Please submit review essays to Janell Watson at  We do not publish reviews of creative works.

  • Abdur-Rahman, Aliyyah I. 2012. Against the Closet: Black Political Longing and the Erotics of Race. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
  • Belletto, Steven, and Daniel Grausam, editors. 2012. American Literature and Culture in an Age of Cold War: A Critical Reassessment. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press.
  • Boutang, Yann Moulier. 2011. Cognitive Capitalism. Translated by Ed Emery. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.
  • Chen, Mel Y. 2012. Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
  • Esposito, Roberto. 2012. Third Person: Politics of Life and Philosophy of the Impersonal. Translated by Zakiya Hanafi. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.
  • Greene, Roland, Stephen Cushman, Clare Cavanagh, and Harris Feinsod, editors. 2012. The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. 4th ed. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • Habermas, Jürgen. 2012. The Crisis of the European Union: A Response. Translated by Ciaran Cronin. Cambridge, UK: Polity.
  • James, Ian. 2012. New French Philosophy. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.
  • Lefebvre, Alexandre, and Melanie Allison White, editor. 2012. Bergson, Politics, and Religion. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
  • Mavor, Carol. 2012. Black and Blue: The Bruising Passion of Camera Lucida, La Jetée, Sans Soleil, and Hiroshima Mon Amour. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
  • Morin, Marie-Eve. 2012. Jean-Luc Nancy. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.
  • Murphy, Timothy S. 2012. Antonio Negri: Modernity and the Multitude. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.
  • Nguyen, Mimi Thi. 2012. The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt, and Other Refugee Passages. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
  • Nickels, Joel. 2012. Poetry of the Possible: Spontaneity, Modernism, and the Multitude. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
  • Palumbo-Liu, David. 2012. The Deliverance of Others: Reading Literature in a Global Age. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
  • Ricoeur, Paul. 2012. On Psychoanalysis: Writings and Lectures. Vol. 1. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.
  • Robbins, Bruce. 2012. Perpetual War: Cosmopolitanism from the Viewpoint of Violence. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
  • Rubin, Andrew. 2012. Archives of Authority: Empire, Culture, and the Cold War. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • Shankar, Subramanian. 2012. Flesh and Fish Blood: Postcolonialism, Translation, and the Vernacular. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
  • Stam, Robert, and Ella Shohat. 2012. Race in Translation: Culture Wars around the Postcolonial Atlantic. New York: New York University Press.

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