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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 19.
Published: 01 May 2016
...G. C. Waldrep © 2016 G. C. Waldrep 2016 G. C. Waldrep The Children of the Bridechamber Mark 2:19 In every town I left behind, I sought my father’s name. Other men drew marriages from beneath the maps they used to paper the walls of their houses...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 45.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Janée J. Baugher © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Janée J. Baugher What Children Know Dandelions yellow under nails nail coffins shut. The yellow of senses are sensed from a distance where pigtails bob and the thickness of June is immortal. Yellow feet-pajamas...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 57–78.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the Palestinian-Israeli Elia Suleiman. Her next book will be about Marilyn Monroe, Rosa Luxembourg, and Charlotte Salomon. Rose’s previously published monographs, to which she refers in the interview, include The Case of Peter Pan, or The Impossibility of Children’s Fiction ; Sexuality in the Field of Vision...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 126–146.
Published: 01 November 2013
... should recognize parental contracts in order to assure that all children are well cared for. Inheritance should be abolished, with wealth reverting to the state, which would redistribute to ensure social services for everyone. Borders should be opened, and citizenship should be based not on birthplace...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 18–20.
Published: 01 November 2009
... I’ve held only a few times as an infant, stayed with her mother. The logic may have been sound, but it wasn’t mine. My children were split up to grow under others’ guidance without my nurturing. I didn’t appreciate it then, but they were fortunate to have family looking after them...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 9–10.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Chris Haven © 2013 Chris Haven 2013 Chris Haven Jonestown I kept wondering if it was an accident if they didn’t know               what the           purple             held I kept wondering if the parents didn’t know what the children           were drinking I kept...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 25–26.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Is to be a villain; Is to be a nurse in An infirmary delivering children Into this existence of mortar; mortars visit babies like storks; A nosedive of birth; birth as in ejecting; Ejecting as in worship Of a god as deaf as a Saint careening over Waterfalls in the 3rd World; The 3rd World lays south of earth; earth...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 21–26.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... Pretend there s a collision and blood gushes out, he says. Gina drops her doll and backs up toward Rachel, who is reading with a group of children in the book area. Eliot slams the truck into the doll s bed so hard it dents the wood. He pokes a finger in the depression. Sam pushes the big fire truck...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 55.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., my brother falling asleep at the pickup truck wheel, pearl-button shirt stained with vomit and vodka as he nosedived into a ditch. Clap. We remained their children. And for almost killing them, our parents never forgave. Their children who ate honeysuckle nectar and the petal, refused to help wash...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 45–46.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... It s different with the others, your brother, your sister. They call me on the telephone. They send me cards and flowers on Mother s Day. But they re so old. Unimaginably old. They make me tired. Gerald lives in Ohio now, his own children grown and scat- tered. You never met his wife, of course. She s...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 2–3.
Published: 01 November 2020
... or flitted into the Brass Cat on Cottage Street in a surreal setup with no real send-up. In a sense. And in smaller and larger terms, cell by cell, the cells made cells. Antecedents or prisons as numerous as the stars. The words of our children reinscribe. The punch line before the punch line steps...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 171–175.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., the face of the child, epitomized by Dickens's Tiny Tim, coerces us—through conjuring our compassion-r-into subordinating our present wants and enjoyments to the always-deferred, future needs of "innocent" children. Tim's vulnerability turns vindictive, Edelman proceeds, when conservatives use...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 126–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
... little sway over most of the fellow graduates with whom she reconnects; and, they, in the interim, have acquired associations like marriage, children, mortgages, recognizable places in her former community, and reliable jobs. Or, to utilize the film’s governing terminology, they have...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 42.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Bradford Tice 1 In Hebrew mythology, Lilith was the first wife of Adam, who was replaced by Eve due to Lilith's headstrong insistence that she was Adam's equal. As punishment, she was thrown from the Garden and cursed by the Lord to never be able to bear human children. However, she is said...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 2–3.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., as long as the chrome sluices kept bringing water down from the high Sierra and the fiberglass stars hung in place beneath the great dome of the antique mall. So we built a raft. We’d watched how to do it on television, when we were children, using tarps...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 32–40.
Published: 01 November 2020
...- tainers still sealed, others open and spilling onto her dresser. She takes out two pieces of paper and tells us to make long lists of the people we want to marry, the places we want to live, and the number of children we want to have. M is for mansion, she tells us. S is for shack. In the yellow light...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in restaurants, stores and homes. The sound of our cars drew a few more children and two women wearing colorful aprons from within the dark cabin. They observed us with caution. Alvaro, Adivina’s grandson, and his wife Isabela stepped out of the car ahead of me with their two sons...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 37–43.
Published: 01 November 2015
... on their young shoulders. But the bags aren’t heavy, the song says, because they’re full of knowledge and the children’s brains are thirsty for it. The children are carrying their schoolbags full of schoolbooks, and those books will carry them into the bright future where any and all possibilities can...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 157–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... In this country we still don t have legal citizenship for the children of immigrants who were born and raised in this country or who have always lived here despite not having been born here. The problem is that despite one s being born and raised or having come when very young and living here for many years one...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 23–27.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... It is love he feels most acutely standing under the pear, listen- ing to water spraying the rosebushes, to his son’s laughter as his wife takes him out of the bath and ruffles his hair under a towel. Love for spouse and children, for dead father and heartbroken mother, for brother and cousins...