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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 83–95.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., these laws and movements call into question the very dichotomies of nature/culture and body/spirit. © 2017 Virginia Tech 2017 mattering wondering contingent encounters affect blind feeling sensation Works Cited Alaimo Stacy Hekman Susan , eds. 2008 . Material Feminisms...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 9–10.
Published: 01 November 2007
... in the polytheism of our fingers, which are also blind gods, reading raised flesh, understanding the translation. The gods feel pain burst all over the world and wonder at the movements of joy. While we made love under stars, the scar of sun...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 24–37.
Published: 01 May 2012
... if there would be closure for any of us then, we who had learned to divide our love and time between two cities, or if the dead would sit in our stomachs forever, stretching the ribs like pleurisy. I won- dered if it would feel like the end or beginning of something larger than me. He was thirty...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 36.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 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 around me until I just...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 43–52.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., Clarissa, from Russia: expensive enough that this too seemed a result of her father who was very rich. Purely bred, it was startling when I first came over, the two of them glaring at me from the dark living room of their luxury condo the blinds drawn a lways, the lights dimmed. But I soon grew accustomed...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 161–170.
Published: 01 November 2006
... sent me back happily to revisit and explore the primary texts (a good sign, I feel), but I also found myself retracing Johnson's own steps over the years. It's an instructive path. Oddly enough, the shape of Johnson's early career was a bit like Adrienne Rich's. Johnson's first English...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (100): 49–59.
Published: 01 May 2023
... as if she s alive. Once, against the black and white mosaic world of midnight, she was naked and pale, hair just covering the knuckles of spine at the top of her back, feeding our child. Other nights, I ll find myself crawling back into bed with my memory like an angry cloud of bees and a vague feeling...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 105–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., but they don’t realize the editor is thinking they’ll be lucky if they sell 250 copies. Zinner That’s the blunt edge of the financial pressure. Publishers make themselves feel better by saying, “Well, some other press will pick it up.” But it says something...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 97–107.
Published: 01 May 2011
... 8 Apr. 2005 : B20 . Bonilla-Silva Eduardo . Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States . Lanham : Rowman , 2003 . Burke Timothy . “The Obligations of Academic Freedom.” minnesota review ns 67 ( Fall 2006...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 30–43.
Published: 01 May 2015
... your appetite and return your burrito to the bag, still wrapped, and feel that this is the best decision you’ve made in months. Mira shows no such restraint. After offering an apology to the animal that gave its life to feed her, Mira attacks her meal with gusto, making satisfied...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 23–27.
Published: 01 November 2016
... before, and he is now composing a set of stories that feels closer to home. But home is a slippery concept, one he has been wrestling with in recent months. He doesn’t know if he’ll ever grasp it. What’s cer- tain is that he can’t claim it in Oregon, though the landscape awes him: the fields...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 161–166.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in political theory, as Schoenbach’s research shows. H. G. Wells accused his middle-class contemporaries of lacking a “sense of the state,” diagnosing them with a disorder he called “state blindness” (153), while Michael Walzer claimed that the state is impossible to see because...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 169–175.
Published: 01 November 2006
... that “Nothing is alienating forever” (5, 4). Regardless of his occasional blindness to gender and race, Leach’s thesis about cultural camouflage as a way to “overcome feelings of alienation” raises questions about the forms and causes of alienation and about who...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (101): 84–99.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., sensations, perceptions, associations, and decisions, and a high degree of freedom from mental ruts and psychological blind spots. In keeping with the Zen insight of dependent co-arising and impermanence, the Zen mind appears only when affairs come, and it reverts back to emptiness when affairs are gone...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 18–22.
Published: 01 November 2019
... cabin a small one that remained dark even with the blinds to the small window open I returned to the body. I returned with an old field guide, battered, horrendously out of date, 20 the minnesota review but hopefully good enough. This place used to be a research station, used to be an infinitesimal town...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 8–15.
Published: 01 November 2020
... anything I ve looked for. That morning was no exception. After five minutes of half-hearted exploration, I sat back down on the couch and waited for Michelle to give up. She was a more conscientious looker, but I had a feeling the search was futile. I was wrong. Thirty seconds later, she let out a little...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 9–13.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., there’s only one thing you can do,” he mumbled against her lips, feeling the dirt from her mouth crunch between his teeth. “You have to chew off your own foot.” “You’re right,” the girl said, disappearing back into the hole. Who needed a baby, anyway? She transformed...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 85–102.
Published: 01 November 2006
... fairness is something you do on top of that. It's a refinement of that, if you like. It only gets to seem, with the blindness to basic processes that comes from practice, something you do in place of it. But the other is always there. I've always talked with such people whenever I've had a chance...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (100): 25–29.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., these pictures make you feel more responsible for the stories they accompany. You pause on an illustration of Jonah. The fleshy, salmon-­ colored walls of a whale s belly surround him. His face is oddly serene for having just been eaten alive, and you wonder where the light is coming from. Surely it would have...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 211–219.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., credit scores, debt loads, and the financial future of my children. There is a politics of feelings and everyday family intimacies that tells us what’s really going on in the culture. Around the time my children moved in with me, the nationwide retirement system for college teachers began...