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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 23.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jay Udall © 2014 Jay Udall 2014 Jay Udall Blessing of the Beasts Let it rise from the windowless houses in which chickens sit their entire brief lives in darkness, wing to wing, breasts bred so heavy they struggle to walk, stop trying. Let it lift them into...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 2.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... 8. e.g., the way the insects of the night cry out, More light, more light. 9. e.g., the paperweight keeping your tattered confessions from blowing away. 10. Blessed are the mollusks, the beetles that keep the world churning. Blessed are the annelids. Blessed is...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 7–8.
Published: 01 November 2017
... bounce on that skillet, come on Mable Armed cop on midway pink-handled scissors holstered in pant leg pocket Chainsaw carving fun for all ages Welcome PFC Andrew Parker Call Hillside Trash 888–7567 God Bless U Yup, he had curly black hair but we ate...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 22.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., hoodoo spirits spray each weed and skeeter, shoot what moves if it flies it dies, if it lives it cries until we rest in peace for Resurrection sealed in vaults where this world can’t ever reach us Jesus walks in gold, gold gathers and blesses its circle of hands while we...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 36.
Published: 01 May 2016
... like I want to believe dreams bless me every night, even if I don’t remember them when late summer sun comes harshly through the blinds, even when I walk the street and double over because I finally know, somehow, in the previous night’s dream I watched water rise and rise...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 18.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Morris for most lifetime study dates? So when I traveled to the Austrian church where Bach improvised that fugue I told the Blessed Virgin that she looked stunning in ruby red, and kneeled in front of the harpsichord, the light from the stained glass window shining on my back, and I tried to pray...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 9.
Published: 01 May 2007
... has turned out to be a culturally embalmed phenomenon, and it will be a hot evening in blessed heaven before we give up this luscious and particular moral sensation of splendid impoverishment. Though my father is from Israel, he left in 1966, thus losing out on the new burgeoning ego-face of...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 17–19.
Published: 01 November 2006
... with laughter, drape us in self-regard, grant us a breather a blow a sit down a smoke break, some smidgen of strength and space that’s ours some place to shake the kinks before they cramp bless us oh bull session for we have really fucked up ...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 177–180.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Culture. Durham: Duke UP, 2006. Panagia, Davide. The Poetics of Political Thinking. Durham: Duke UP, 2006. Poster, Mark. Information Please: Culture and Politics in the Age of Digital Machines. Durham, Duke UP, 2006. Rauchway, Eric. Blessed Among Nations: How the World Made America. New York...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 53–59.
Published: 01 May 2008
... as she placed a book on the box being used as a podium. “God bless this morning!” she said, straining to raise her hand. “Amen, Amen!” Miss Claudia shouted. “I want to thank you for coming on into the Lord’s house. It’s always a blessing to see you all and I thank Jesus...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 29–34.
Published: 01 November 2013
... at The Gomorrah and you meant every blessed word. ...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 63–74.
Published: 01 November 2006
... a certain parishioner's buns becoming one with some other embodiment of the blessed victuals. I'd hate to be downwind from Anastasia after she'd downed a heaping bowl of beef chili. Chocolate distracted me from further thoughts of sacrilege later that day. Given that most seven...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 9–22.
Published: 01 May 2008
... it went.” “Sure thing, Pastor,” I said. “Now I got to get back to fixing the spread for tomorrow.” “God bless you, Sister Schram,” he said. “Helen.” 10 the minnesota review February wind made a baby-crying sound outside. I’d been out back til ten p.m...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2008
... was spartan. Most inmates slept on concrete with no mattresses. Food was scarce, and electricity limited to four hours per day. Yet the school was blessed with a multilingual library. TheHarry Potter series assuaged my anxiety as a gringo in a non-English-speaking jail. Fortified by a...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 242–247.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Studies had established as a legitimate institutional niche on campus. As at Harvard, Yale, and Penn, the Princeton program had been around since the 1940s, and the NYU program, to which I subsequently moved, was only slightly younger. The longevity of American Studies was a blessing to myself...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 40–49.
Published: 01 May 2011
... sailor’s suit, but he didn’t bring the suit with him because it was a blessing to get out of it when he was off duty. When he come to Nash Hollow for nearly a whole week he was wearing black clothes and had some in his suitcase, which he took out and put in your dresser. He had two of everything...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 119–131.
Published: 01 November 2015
... reconsider whether he should return to it later in the week ” (151).13 Keynes intends his comparison to shock, yet mutability and memory were always latently intertwined in farming, like the twin “rowing” and “mooring” that Dickinson invokes as simultane- ous blessings in “Wild nights” (“Rowing in...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 91–105.
Published: 01 May 2007
... That’s the film side; how about the academic side? You teach at Columbia, which probably makes your life harder than not, but you seem committed to it. Schamus I’ve been at Columbia now for seventeen years, and I just count my blessings. I’m genuinely lucky. I have a...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 25–46.
Published: 01 May 2009
... we can not give this person tenure.” That’s what turned the day. Pottle was a good WASP and very much a Mainer in attitude. It took them a while to bring back Hartman from Iowa, and that was because he was Jewish. It was because of Hartman that I got the job at Yale. Hartman, bless his...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 133–148.
Published: 01 November 2006
... be both a blessing and a curse. It's a job some people might envy, but one that must have had a lot of pressure. Radway That's true. It was pressured, but it also enabled me to learn a great deal. In fact, I think I was able to do Reading the Romance because I didn't know any better. I hadn't...