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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 59–68.
Published: 01 November 2010
... ). Steven G. Kellman The Return of the Thirties (on Morris Dickstein’s Dancing in the Dark [New York: Norton, 2009]; Peter Conn’s The American 1930s: A Literary History [Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2009]; and David Welky’s Everything Was Better in America: Print Culture...
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the minnesota review (2024) 2024 (102): 1.
Published: 01 May 2024
... debt, makes minimum wage. Get a better job, get another job. Your kids won't remember the time they lost. Buy my book, but you can have it for free. Caller lives on disability payments. Don't step foot inside a restaurant unless you're working there. It's God's will for you to prosper. Like...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... This reorientation also serves as a response to Ann-Sophie Lehmann's call for greater material literacy to help us better learn and understand more about our material surroundings. Lehmann argues that we need to have more awareness of and appreciation for the basic materials of our daily life and world. She explains...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 57–70.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the category of reading to better understand the temporal, spatial, and sensory encounter between text and audience. © 2017 Virginia Tech 2017 affect theory aesthetics Eugenie Brinkema C. Namwali Serpell renée c. hoogland Works Cited Abel Marco . 2007 . Violent Affect . Lincoln...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2011
...’”—to the four of his late work. Reading Lacan with Greimas helps us understand better both what is imagined and what is really at stake in current debates over theory and scholarship in the humanities. © 2011 Virginia Tech 2011 Works Cited Althusser Louis . 1971 . Lenin and Philosophy...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 236–241.
Published: 01 May 2009
... publishing company to consider working on a writing textbook in collaboration with an even better-respected authority in the composition field. The idea was to combine the teaching of writing, which she does, with the teaching of literature, which I do. As I was an admirer...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 159–163.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of politically- committed academic labor. By misrecognizing our labor as political work, our desires to participate in the construction of a better world are captured and effectively neutralized. What is more, by inducing us to work harder—whether...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 26–27.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in cigarette smoke, rummaging through the dresser. He grumbles about shrapnel in his chest, and how if he survived he would’ve taught himself to play guitar backwards, and better than Hendrix. But it’s all a lie. He wasn’t...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 56–59.
Published: 01 May 2015
... has Katrina left a permanent mark not only on the Gulf South but also on our larger national imaginary? What les- sons, if any, have we learned, and what actions and policies have we adopted to better mitigate against future disasters? Haunting though the images may be, the flooded homes...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 83–92.
Published: 01 November 2014
... as data that can in turn be statistically analyzed. We (and our apparatuses) gather and encode this “past” not to learn more about our present selves or to give our contemporary lives meaning but to better predict the future —​ especially the immediate or near future —​such as, which parts...
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the minnesota review (2024) 2024 (102): 33–42.
Published: 01 May 2024
..., they'd choose the name without strange consonants, the person who looked and sounded more relatable to them. To succeed, I would have to be more; harder work and better work—not good work—was the rod by which we'd be measured. Hence why, over the course of the last year, I ran Grady's eighties-era...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 71–88.
Published: 01 November 2010
... a philosophy after philosophy mean, how is it to be thought, or, better, how is a philosophy of non-philosophy to be thought? On the one hand, it is a question which brings us to Heidegger and his interpretation of the “end of philosophy” as the very task of thought. On the other hand, the end...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 185–192.
Published: 01 November 2006
... a fictional world—was a necessary step in the process of becoming educated. She wrote that "any kind of reading I think better than leaving a blank still a blank, because the mind must receive a degree of enlargement and obtain a little strength by a slight exertion of its thinking powers...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 51–60.
Published: 01 November 2007
...; that is why he disdains no means of self-deception and self-outwitting. What he treasures is not the opinion of others but his own opinion of their opinion” (§ 545). But you can set up a webpage for better reasons than that. Vanity publishing is typically defined...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 40–49.
Published: 01 May 2011
... it home was their only chance of ever getting the family out of Sage County. He said the mines was killing Daddy and starving Momma both and if John L was ever going to get to go to college they better get him out of there. It was the first time you found out you was supposed to go...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 81–88.
Published: 01 November 2009
... imagined opening the carton and pushing it into their small, lively groups. Conklin 83 The first night Grünewald slept curled in the corner of Jean’s studio in Chinatown. It felt better to have someone there. She spent every night...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 19–21.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... With what? I said, but he hadn t thought that through. Grandpa once confessed to confessing to Father Barney that he was having sexual relations with Vera Ponce at the age of ninety. Made him feel better to tell us that. Mom walked me to confession but never confessed. I loved confession. Absolution...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 31–41.
Published: 01 November 2019
... would need long-term care, it was an obvious choice. She has one of the better rooms, with a view of the butterfly garden. There s a hummingbird feeder outside her window, and she likes to watch it. Or at least I think she does it s hard to tell. She is asleep when I walk in, so I sit in the chair next...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 27–36.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of the world. But my mother never sent those letters. "Better not to think about home, hijo," she'd warned. "Better to cut things clean. Like slicing through an onion—smooth, even sweeps. Or else the tears will come." * * * September 11, 1973 That morning...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 173–183.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Clinton, “attempt to take over American health care” (400); even having an ultimately unsuccessful health care reform plan in the 1990s serves as evidence, for Goldberg, of “the inevitable consequence of liberal empowerment” (340). He presents few better alternatives for getting medical care...