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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 231–242.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Mark B. Feldman Mark B. Feldman Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Animals in New York City On top of the cantilevered entrance to Marcel Breuer’s Whitney Museum of American Art, an elegant modernist box, rests an unruly eagle’s nest (Fig. 1). Made of interlocking sticks and...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 3.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Sarah Carson © 2015 Sarah Carson 2015 Sarah Carson What We Do in Vehicle City We live in a world now where anything can happen, in a town too big for just one sister city, street corners so full of possibilities boys spin in circles; their fathers decided this place was not enough...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 83–91.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Graham Owen Though the flooding of New Orleans was the result of shoddy construction of the city’s levees, the city’s recovery was to be not through enlightened government initiative but by frontier self-reliance, “personal responsibility.” Returning inhabitants, like pioneers, were to homestead on...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 27–35.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Horam Kim © 2017 Horam Kim 2017 Horam Kim Turtlenecks and Tank Tops in the Heart of Kansas City Nobody knows how Mr. O’Brien fell off his roof and broke his leg. Nobody was there to see it happen. He blamed it all on account of an arrowhead stuck in the gutters. The way he told...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 92–101.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jennie Lightweis-Goff Within days of the breach of the levees in New Orleans, a second man-made disaster—the “recovery” efforts—began to transform the city’s institutions, leaving many urban partisans afraid that New Orleans would be rebuilt along the model of other, more expensive, less habitable...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 114–128.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Marguerite Nguyen This article weaves together interviews, cultural studies scholarship, and a personal experience of New Orleans to interpret narratives of Vietnamese Americans in the city pre- and post-Katrina. New Orleans is home to one of the densest concentrations of Vietnamese Americans in...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 2011
... on secularism. Scott was trained as a social historian of France, and her first book was The Glassworkers of Carmaux: French Craftsmen and Political Action in a Nineteenth-Century City . With Louise Tilly she authored Women, Work, and Family . As founding director of Brown University's Pembroke...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2019) 2019 (92): 73–94.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Elizabeth Mazzolini Comparing the coverage of three recent drug epidemics, the author argues that representations of drug users and producers indicate crises regarding the location of power. Crack in the 1980s and 1990s was seen to exist among users run amok in abandoned inner cities...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 60–68.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., that the “corrupt” Orleans Levee Board was responsible for the failed levees, that Katrina was such a large storm that it overwhelmed New Orleans, and that New Orleans is a city below sea level. These myths are thought to persist for reasons that include incomplete information, lack of knowledge, and...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 102–113.
Published: 01 May 2015
... streets of the city. © 2015 Virginia Tech 2015 jazz slavery memory diaspora New Orleans Works Cited Brothers Thomas . 2006 . Louis Armstrong’s New Orleans. New York : Norton . Campanella Richard . 2013 . “ Gentrification and Its Discontents .” NewGeography.com...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 22.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Nicomedes Suárez Araúz © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Nicomedes Suárez Araúz Reason (Answer) If from your arm at one arm’s length the city lies, and the forest is at two arms’ length from your heart, if the river runs at one look of your...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 8.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Terrance Owens © 2013 Terrance Owens 2013 Terrance Owens The Ones I Love They’ve always called me Ox. Now, some of them don’t. The moon raises cities in us as we go. One of us became nothing—a rookery of stars that smash-landed in the darkness. I don’t sleep well anymore. A glass...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 211–218.
Published: 01 May 2005
... . Herrnstein Richard Murray Charles . The Bell Curve . New York : Free Press , 1994 . Lavin David Hyllegard David . Changing the Odds . New Haven : Yale UP , 1996 . Mac Donald Heather . “ Downward Mobility: The Failure of Open Admissions at City University .” City Journal...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 105.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., gleefully dodging his kiss. Shrieking school kids, only half his heft, wiggle fingers through chainlink, craving his softness. Gray ones are stirred by memories pooled deep in his hazel eyes. And women— quick-stepping through the city park— are for a...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2018) 2018 (91): 92–110.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . Being and Event . New York : Continuum . Badiou Alain . 2009 . Logics of Worlds . New York : Continuum . Becker Wolfgang , dir. 2003 . Goodbye Lenin! Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Classics . DVD . Benjamin Walter . 1968 . Illuminations . Translated by Zohn...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 5.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sarah Johnson © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Sarah Johnson Barometric Weather comes, even to the city. Leaves are rocketing down the alley. My coffeecup holds out for rain, under a new leak. Filtered through packed insulation, the water’s tea-colored. If he comes now, so...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 29.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Nance Van Winckel © 2014 Nance Van Winckel 2014 Nance Van Winckel Landerlunden Anywhere I go in America, my mother’s been there too, or so she says. Lived there. Vacationed there. Even a city I make up: Landerlunden. Oh yes, it was full of lilacs. You girls rode your bikes around a...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 26.
Published: 01 May 2015
... repetition, she is thinking of Kansas corn. Its weave and heft severed in the slow shadow of unmelodic talk, behind the bleat of that week’s hired transistor. Never call angel cities the only cruel ones; at home there are whole empires cut down at once...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 20.
Published: 01 May 2016
... from the moon’s clean bract, its fleshy noir. The whole earth has become a ladder to me. I am an object; I am the grail for which mirrors hunt. The fire from the burning clocks illuminated the city. Not “as if it were day,” but as if it were the city aflame. Now I am as a...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 56–59.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and emergency rescues from rooftops were not the only impact Katrina had —it​ altered fundamen- tal social contracts in cities such as New Orleans, from public educa- tion to public housing. It also awakened a new activism focused on issues ranging from calls for better levee protection to...