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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 93–101.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Tobias Menely Considering examples from Benjamin, Marx, and Hobbes, “Anthropocene Air” reflects on the conceptual difficulty that the atmosphere, the Earth’s gaseous envelope, poses for a materialist account of history. Against the backdrop of the systemic condition definitive of the Anthropocene...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 40.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Michael Martin Shea © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Michael Martin Shea Eight Months in Buenos Aires as Still Life with Skull poem opens with a line from Erin Belieu’s “At Last” In the end, what you loved moves across seasons, so you think about winter break...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 1.
Published: 01 May 2016
... are afraid, then, when you finally drag yourself from the tile and stumble outside the sun is setting and the air feels just a little different? I have. And do you know what you must do with the changed air? You must understand it is of the Lord. We are never who we were, yet the Lord, like the dead...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 32–33.
Published: 01 November 2016
... denim. How should I know where your daddy hides his smokes, he said, so the little girl scratched at her pale see-through skin, Y’all boys like fire, I’ll show you fire. She laughed a laugh that was almost a cough. First the cold air inside. Then the brine and shrimp stink, from the tank...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 73–82.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Kerr . Mayewski Paul . 2010 . “ Glacial Terroir .” Interview. Edible Geography . October 8 . www.ediblegeography.com/glacial-terroir . Menely Tobias . 2014 “ Anthropocene Air .” minnesota review , no 83 : 93 – 101 . NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 1–2.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Chelsea Dingman © 2017 Chelsea Dingman 2017 Chelsea Dingman Girl in the Sky My mother is the ice field there in the distance, flat on her back, sheltering the frozen prairie. My daughter is an arc of lightning in a starless sky, limbs slicing the air...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 17.
Published: 01 November 2019
... after all), three chick- ens, countless outdoor cats, and whole barns of horses add up to? Life cycles of learning compassion and neglect. II. Lizards compress their lungs as they sprint, squeezing the air alternately with each twist of their bodies. Once, my sister and I let our bearded dragons loose...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 35–40.
Published: 01 May 2007
... for their candidates were awakened by knocks on their doors in the middle of the night. “We’re looking for houses,” the people said when the others opened their doors into the night air. “We buy homes! Fair prices. Cheap fees.” And when residents realized that people simply were stumbling...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 2–3.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... Be still. I believe embodied. You bring your own laughter as if to the pealing sea. The boiled egg before you isn t spring, but the white circle that comes round to death. Quiet now as if the door is opened into the violent air. Will you permit me to cry with you, so I too can let go. Of hate. Let go. Tell...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 53–59.
Published: 01 May 2008
... on to jump onto the porch in a sitting position. The railing was still there, but just hanging into the air. You could see clear under the house. Miss Claudia held a cigarette in one hand, scratching with the other. She was swinging her legs where the steps once stood...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 48–52.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and didn’t want the first thing he saw to be his father. Not today. “Wake up, boys.” There was no ignoring that tone, so Eliot opened his eyes. Sherwood leaned against the doorframe, his breath ghosting into the air. Hard as an axe handle, Sherwood had an abundance of black hair on his...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 37–43.
Published: 01 November 2015
... hands in the air and the room explodes in one voice that is high pitched and booming at the same time. The girls are singing their school’s hymn. It’s an upbeat, fast song that talks about hard working students who walk to school through sun, rain, and snow with their heavy schoolbags...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 4–24.
Published: 01 November 2011
... know Oscar doesn’t have the where- withal to put a decent supper in a bucket for himself.” We’d had this talk before. “And besides, you know I like taking the evening air.” “Thought you were all done in from working up at Siebert’s all day.” “I like the air.” “What about my...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 9–23.
Published: 01 May 2015
... wrist out for me to read the time myself. For his part, my dad yakked endlessly to no one about the price of gas or the feasibility of a national health care sys- tem just to fill the air with noise. Now I take BART and go on my own. It’s much better. At my third checkup since finishing...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 89–104.
Published: 01 November 2009
... sink and held her hands under the high-pressure nozzle, then began a limp-wristed shaking of them. “Paper towels, please,” Carolyn said. “I prefer to air-dry.” Melody was now swaying her body in imitation of an Indian bharata natyam she’d seen on the Discovery...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 58.
Published: 01 May 2005
... and being held up. The air breaks open— sun spreads through the dust. His partner walks out and hears the older man's breath, the sifting sound of air in charred lungs, and drops his hands, carbon-black, to a spot on the older man's back. His thumbs press...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 83–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
... David . 2007 . A Brief History of Neoliberalism . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Leigh Devin . Forthcoming . “ The Jamaican Airs: An Introduction to Unpublished Pieces of Musical Notations from Enslaved People in the Eighteenth Century Caribbean .” Atlantic Studies: Global Currents...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 43–52.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... Boo Bear! he said with his youthful enthusiasm that to some people might have seemed foolish. But I liked his Boo Bear! and now he was throwing me in the air, his face drawing away from my airborne body, swooping in as I fell into his giant hands and arms. It was how his voice always recalled itself...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 30–43.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Nick Sansone © 2015 Nick Sansone 2015 Nick Sansone The Last Last Time The television in the waiting room plays the news on mute, airing footage of rioters setting cars on fire and fighting with police, but the closed-captions lag several seconds behind the images and instead nar...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 45–46.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., all of you breathless and laughing as you chased each other in the backyard. Your legs were short and stubby, and you had to run twice as fast to keep up with Gerald and Laura. How you laughed! The sprinkler chugged, flinging droplets of water into the air that became rainbows in the waning sunlight...