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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 9–10.
Published: 01 November 2007
... 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 (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 57–70.
Published: 01 November 2017
... impulse to frame “the forms of the affects” as rhetori- cal strategies that compel spectators’ feelings. My lingering question about the spectator’s affective experience of form reveals the insights, not the blind spots, of The Forms of the Affects. In focusing on affect’s form and not its meaning...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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 (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 November 2006) 2006 (67): 169–175.
Published: 01 November 2006
... death,” rather than an instinctual “compulsion to return to the familiar” or Leach’s dictum 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...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 23–27.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the year 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 24–37.
Published: 01 May 2012
... wondered 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 161–170.
Published: 01 November 2006
... rereading" {Critical Difference 4); the rereadings in Mother Tongues 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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 (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 30–43.
Published: 01 May 2015
... sesame seed buns of the sandwich. You lose 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 9–13.
Published: 01 May 2009
... can’t get out, 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 211–219.
Published: 01 May 2009
... anxiety about interest rates, 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...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 4–16.
Published: 01 November 2014
... missing a soul and had therefore lost the will to care. It wasn’t until Alton came to on the floor that anyone even knew it had ended. “I feel like I was caught in a brutal sex explosion,” he said to Lola, who looked like the ghost of someone who’d forgotten to die. When he saw her like...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 105–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
... themselves feel better by saying, “Well, some other press will pick it up.” But it says something, frankly, if the most prestigious presses back out of certain areas. That’s sending an unmistakable message. It used to be understood that university presses...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 163–168.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., “If that’s how you feel, I’ll tell her that she shouldn’t bring that up. We’ll just stick to the topic of intergenerational transmission of suffering.” I felt guilty about silencing someone, if that’s indeed what I had just done. Where was my commitment to free...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 67–85.
Published: 01 May 2008
... year had weekly tutorials with her, and the New Critical reading did feel like a carrot that was slightly out of reach. I could never feel confident that what I did for Anne Ferry would get an A. I always knew there was going to be something crucial that I had missed. She would...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 85–102.
Published: 01 November 2006
... change in their beliefs and behavior, I have to be. To be what I would hastily call a civilized man with a civilized sense of democratic 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 116–126.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and pattern were immanent. Qualia were studied less as intrinsic internal feelings possessed by each qualiant (“what it feels like for me . . and more as rumbling impersonal perturbations of the environment itself. These rumblings were disturbing and difficult to track, especially as they...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 228–235.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... I still count: I automatically note, for example, the traditional all-male, all-white makeup of the Kenyon Review symposium, the pontificating references to “men of taste,” “men of feeling,” “man’s task” that are as plentiful as grass seed throughout. While I smile appreciatively at Leslie...