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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 126–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
... recuperability of different forms of bad affect needs to be factored into Ahmed’s critical discussions of specific unhappy types—the feminist killjoy, the unhappy queer, and the melancholic migrant—within her chosen contexts of literature, film, and popular culture. “Ask Me If I Care”: Work, Injustice, and...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2019) 2019 (92): 58–72.
Published: 01 May 2019
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... human beings. And, more to the point, he suggests the historical reasons for this self-defeating gesture. With his interlocutor, Francescomaria Tedesco, he tries to explain why there is so little intellectual debate over these issues — and why debate itself has been targeted. How, he asks, has radical...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 130–145.
Published: 01 May 2012
... overcome the problems in such useful and indispensable textbooks and anthologies. The article asks whether Arabic writing in English can be given no more and no less than the level of attention other Englishes enjoy in our global village today. © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Works Cited Abu...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 28.
Published: 01 November 2014
... for a second while I think about that guy who went through hell et al. to retrieve his lover. OK. That’s another thing about being human: looking behind —​ but up until then he was doing pretty great. I did not ask you to leave. I am not asking you to come back...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 8–9.
Published: 01 November 2010
... , he asked,, he , he asked,, he we would remember it. You said such You it. remember would we...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 47.
Published: 01 May 2014
... canyon cottage with pinecone lawn, shadow-splotched, greenlit. All we ask is movie sex, waxmelt, math problem, bubbling highway —​this heat. Umbrella my plants, these terra cotta plans, your windscattered genius —​ it is fire hazard, feast, the long flight home...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 7.
Published: 01 November 2010
... was kidding when I told him I was on my honeymoon. I told him I would have married him instead, but I was allergic to dogs. Bad wife, bad wife. I remember saying, No, honestly, I’m a newlywed, when he asked if I wanted to join him for a cup of coffee. I remember saying, What have I...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 48.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Allison Berry © 2015 Allison Berry 2015 Allison Berry The Body Is Not Ekphrastic One in four Americans lives within three miles of a toxic waste dump. The body asks how far is far enough. Self-immolation seems the only sane choice, the body transubstantiated to...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 1.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Benjamin Sutton © 2011 Benjamin Sutton 2011 Benjamin Sutton From Conversational, Ohio (1) The youngest asks, respectfully, if there’s a Hallmark card for mixed emotions —​ or in what aisle he’ll find a category for          sorry about asking Grandpa          how many men he...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 27–28.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... Shrinks, realtors, dentists and secretaries, all asking the usual questions (Rough winter, huh?) It takes a lot of stamina being the elevator man. I was the lawyer’s brat. Hey Jerry, I’d ask, how come this elevator’s got no buttons? Hey Jim, please please make it stop between the floors? I...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 47–52.
Published: 01 May 2005
... her piercings and tattoos, asking for money like it was a game, pretending that her lack of ambition was identity enough. She isn't like that. She's working. There's a drop of sweat on her forehead. She's holding a tray full of bussed plates and empty glasses. Her voice is friendly. She says...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 6.
Published: 01 May 2015
... so high you could feel the sun asking your rib cage for entrance. minnesota review 84 (2015) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2857733  © 2015 Lawrence Eby 6 ...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 45–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
... where the elevator is broken, so he takes          the stairs instead. And he asks the man at the desk if he can recommend a good bar,          and the man asks, Where’s your friend? The doors open automatically at his movement. In the parking lot, the boy looks...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 1.
Published: 01 November 2015
... first. And in the heart of the inner giant are a man, a woman, and a small bird. The bird is in the hands of the woman. The woman holds her hands out to the man. The woman asks if the bird in her hands is alive or dead. The man doesn’t know. The giants know and cannot say. The giants hope the...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 54.
Published: 01 November 2015
... push of one body from another and I do and you come sliding out. I should have known when he asked why I was crying. The new boy on my chest didn’t seem the obvious answer. I love him more than you —​ was what he wanted me to say. And I could have. Over...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 55.
Published: 01 November 2015
... woman holds her hands out to the man. The woman asks if the bird in her hands is alive or dead. The man doesn’t know. The giants know and cannot say. The giants hope the man stays silent. But the man says, The bird is dead. The woman releases the bird. The giants reach out to catch the bird...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 6.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rage Hezekiah © 2016 Rage Hezekiah 2016 Rage Hezekiah My First Job Eight years old, in a well-worn soccer uniform, I wrapped an empty coffee can with bright paper, stood outside the corner store, asking for donations. Kind neighbors, unknowing...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 31.
Published: 01 November 2016
...George Ella Lyon © 2016 George Ella Lyon 2016 George Ella Lyon Monday Morning Work Nothing asks me this morning to say it: not wax rolling down a candle someone bought for 20p, not the slop of water over a stone step, not a bunch of beet-weight, and no memories...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 16.
Published: 01 May 2012
... stays outstretched and she’s asking for just a little of our gold, something for the bus or for lunch or, I reach into my tiny purse, drop some coins, since now her hand is the meter, that turns us in our slot. minnesota review 78 (2012) DOI 10.1215/0026 5667-1550491...