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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 32.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jim Warner © 2014 Jim Warner 2014 Jim Warner Over Hanover and Back Again Grocery isles just go on forever in towns without imagination —​look for plot points between stockboys. We were on a mission. We were watching John Travolta in Paris. You slept in Ann...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 36–42.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rachel Heng © 2016 Rachel Heng 2016 Rachel Heng The Females Are Not Coming Back The females are not coming back. No one knows where the rumor came from, but we believe it right away. We should be stronger than that, after all this is hardly the first season. That is not to say that it...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 61.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Adam Tavel © 2011 Adam Tavel 2011 Adam Tavel Letter to A. S. Kramer Written on the Back of a Mushroom Soup Can Label 8:03 a.m. & already the skunk funk wafting off the reservation is enough to gag a goat. Our pimply local gang corpuscular & indolent as poor...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 191–197.
Published: 01 November 2007
... July 2007 . Morgan Bill Peters Nancy J. , eds. Howl on Trial: The Battle for Free Expression . San Francisco : City Lights , 2006 . Port Huron Project Website . 21 August 2007 . < http://nothing.org/porthuronproject/ >. Susanne E. Hall Do Look Back (on the...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the conditions under which “words and images come together or pull apart and contest one another.” He constantly goes back and forth between literature and the visual arts, between words and images. Instead of seeing the study of images as a threat to literature, he sees it as an enrichment of it...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 143–152.
Published: 01 November 2014
... science discourses about diet, exercise, and sexuality insist on turning back the evolutionary clock. By returning to the Pleistocene or Paleolithic, these discourses display an evolutionary nostalgia in the face of massive ecological disruption. These popular works incorporate the science of human...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 143–161.
Published: 01 November 2011
... constant connectivity, celebrants of globalization and its critics alike are prone to thin accounts that fall back on metaphors of a flat world and the short text. Against the perils of the short and the flat, this essay celebrates the long formats and sustained acts of imaginative investment fostered by...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 12.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of him. I paid him back one night while he was sleeping by creeping into his dark room clutching a long throwing knife and trying to look like a crazed killer. I hovered over his dreaming growing body until he woke screaming. I laughed so hard...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 21.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Lori Mosley © 2013 Lori Mosley 2013 Lori Mosley From A Blackberry Rearing When “keep within the fragrance of your namesake” was no more called from the front stoop I waited in the woodshed beyond the ancestral flora His otherness came and I erred back but my skirt shuffled and...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 28.
Published: 01 November 2014
... what’s awful about being human, in addition to unrequited love and the opposable thumb which facilitates the trigger finger. I wish I could say everything I do is an attempt to bring back the dead. It isn’t true, though, and I’m not entirely ashamed. Bear with me...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 10–11.
Published: 01 November 2010
... laughing, then back to me, always back to me, my breast stretched like a pipe in his grinning mouth. And yes, sometimes I want to throw him across the room, his monkey- body pouncing the walls— but mostly I want him back on the breast, in the ancient dark...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 8.
Published: 01 November 2013
... bulb sits in the back of my throat. I speak in ideas about how to bury the dead. I speak in moons and earth. There is no antidote for the amount of silence I’ve swallowed. I’m as big as the world. I carry every sentence into the distance. minnesota review 81 (2013) DOI 10.1215/00265667...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 56.
Published: 01 November 2014
... I said oh oh oh oh I don’t know write back soon It was automatic and the reception was terrible where I was I I I I Left a message about the sandwiches and I made his blood while I did all...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 47–48.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., I kissed faceless what I thought for years was the true Madonna saying prayers before I pulled back my bedding, washed off my make-up. I watched her disappear over time, smear into a red window. 2. In art...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 22.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Chrys Tobey © 2013 Chrys Tobey 2013 Chrys Tobey The 260-Pound Zeus His chariot: a 1970s brown Buick station wagon with a busted back window and a screwdriver to start the ignition. A tank. It could travel by water. It could travel by land. Rolling Rock...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 24.
Published: 01 May 2015
... skinned with the back of a knife □ the egg dropped on the floor lapped up by the family dog □ the statue of a winged child beaten into a new shape by rain □ the inflammation in the throat that follows swallowing □ honey and cocaine □ to take a man how you bard a fowl □ to take a man and make his blood...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 29.
Published: 01 May 2015
... know you’re not supposed to approach them, it didn’t look well and I wanted to bring it a cheese basket and nurse it back to health. That’s when it started. The chest pains, the nausea. Looking back, it all seems so obvious. You know what they say. A beekeeper’s...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 6.
Published: 01 May 2007
... mud. The yard’s a hive of grown sons and daughters pushing and pulling their kids, faces shiny with sweat. Firecrackers have crazed the dogs who’ve escaped to the street. The mother belts out Get back here you...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 29–32.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Bambi. Day’s bent over the gold and tan snake. It shines its diamond head at him. Beautiful, Day murmurs, Beautiful. 2. Vern Spent lunch in the back of our paint van picking machine guns out of a catalogue. He’s got the A/C cranked, Rush turned up...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 55–57.
Published: 01 May 2011
...-faced men always proceeded in the same way: dinner would begin with recollections of graduate life, and by my bedtime the discussion moved to the back porch, where some phenomenological controversy would be resolved with hand- rolled cigarettes and shouting in German. The next day my father was...