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the minnesota review (1 May 2019) 2019 (92): 39.
Published: 01 May 2019
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 236–241.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Bruce Robbins © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Bruce Robbins Coerced Confessions I begin with two anecdotes. I would like to think that the genre of the anecdote offers at least a thin layer of protection against the threats of self-importance and self-righteousness. Self-importance...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 44.
Published: 01 May 2013
... moment let’s say something is cutting into my side —​ a metaphoric girdle. I am a building and I am music. Bones buckle under my weight. I cry a counterweight. Flowers are a certain color. Now a confession: I’m a pedal-phile and I think authority comes in code. We hotel a hundred times. We motel...
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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 2014) 2014 (83): 24–26.
Published: 01 November 2014
... cryptic, but it would be one way to confess. Thank you for helping me, I’m sad to see num- ber 4 never finish college, but in return, I will get my Masters! It could say. It could say. The shopping The missing The taking The lying in bed The waiting the waiting The blue smoke She’s sick...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 55–57.
Published: 01 May 2011
... me, and I was saddened that I have so lost touch with my roots. For instance, I was in my hometown eating a tostada for lunch when an old teacher or somesuch appeared. He said, “Hi, what brings you back to W ? Did I hear right that you’re living in Chi­ cago now?” I confess that I...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 123–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... Perhaps I am impatient, but one does not want to follow a tour guide through a thicket; rather, by the time the guide gives his or her tour, he or she should know how to lead you (for more, see my “Confessions of a Journal Editor Part of the problem is that there is so little editing. There is no...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 67–74.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., the way that women are made to confess, seems to have a lot to do with their biology in ways that it doesn’t for men. Moshiri Probably she’s referring to the part where there’s a prisoner and they use her baby to get a confession from her. By taking the baby away from...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 183–188.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Taylor Chehak is the author of several novels, including Smithereens (1995), The Great Disappointment: A Confession (2012), and The Minor Apocalypse of Meena Krejci (2015), as well as a collec- tion of short stories, It’s Not about the Dog (2015). Her stories have appeared widely in journals...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 75–90.
Published: 01 May 2007
... criticism. Your work since then made a turn toward thinking about autobiography and, as you aptly call it, “personal criticism”—I say aptly because you don’t see it simply as a turn from theory to confession but as an inflection of criticism that might be influenced by theory...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 228–235.
Published: 01 May 2009
... (and we) are assuring that our best and brightest are becoming the base upon which a crushing pyramid of privilege is constructed, then we must confess it. What, though, can penance and reparation be? After such knowledge, what forgiveness? If the consolation of...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 102–111.
Published: 01 November 2014
... in their haunted desire to address and confess. These speakers attempt to adjudicate their responsibility for ecologi- cal destruction, confessing to their patterns of consumption, waste- ful habits, or detachment from their surroundings and attempting to tally their impossible debt. Here is...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 151–160.
Published: 01 May 2014
... than William Styron’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel The Confessions of Nat Turner (1967). Fictionalizing the 1831 rebellion from the first-person perspec- tive of Turner himself, Styron’s Confessions met criticism from many African American writers for its racial ventriloquism. In fact...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 4–24.
Published: 01 November 2011
... at the prospect of being convicted of murder. His face wore the same thick, placid look it always did, and George wondered if ignorance truly was bliss. Was Oscar a happier man for not know- ing, for never understanding? “Said in the papers you confessed,” George said. “Well, I had...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 81–100.
Published: 01 May 2016
... confession, the reader might further, and rightly, ask what would make a highly theo- retical discussion of this particular film anything more than what Slavoj Žižek characterizes as an academic’s “excuse for indulging” in minnesota review 86 (2016) DOI 10.1215/00265667-3458009  © 2016 Virginia...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 131–142.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Misunderstand the Science and Religion Debate.” In On the Modern Cult of the Factish Gods , 99 – 124 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Robbins Bruce . 2007 . “Not without Reason: A Response to Akeel Bilgrami.” Critical Inquiry 33 : 632 – 40 . ———. 2009 . “Coerced Confessions...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 255–262.
Published: 01 November 2009
....   Criticizing Your Burger and Eating It Too The film opens at a roadside diner where none other than Eric Schlosser salivates at the sound of sizzling hamburger.  Sinking his teeth into a juicy patty, Schlosser confesses to us that for all his meat-raking...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 211–219.
Published: 01 May 2009
... kindergarten to tenth grade (ages five to sixteen years), I was enrolled in Catholic schools. I wore a uniform every day and marched to class, went to confession on Saturdays, attended 9:00 am mass in uniform each Sunday. They taught me acquiescence to authority, selflessness, endless rules...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 207–213.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Milton borrowed from Homer and Virgil, might have been made accessible to ordinary urbanites, thus infusing their experience of the metropolis with elements of mythic consciousness that seem totally incompatible with modern technical rationality. (At this point I confess I wanted...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 289–296.
Published: 01 May 2009
... century. From Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations (1776) to Thomas de Quincey’s Confessions of an Opium Eater (1821), Abdullah bin Abdul Kadir’s Hikayat Abdullah (1849), and Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim (1900), Krishnan investigates how each writer attempts to assert...