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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 42–45.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Chelsea Lemon Fetzer © 2016 Chelsea Lemon Fetzer 2016 Chelsea Lemon Fetzer Even the Far-Out Songs Emily’s drunk on three-dollar wine. Backbones crooked again, her tower of fists, so she has to lie flat on the floor, says I could spend ten years...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 119–130.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the acceptance of alternative, even enchanted realities; like certain strains of modern analytic philosophy and science fiction, it posits possible worlds and builds them out from within by acts of intellection, extended metaphorical conceits, and provisional bids for our faith. More than the result of a loose...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 61–80.
Published: 01 May 2016
... horizon in even this strategy of containment and neutralization. © 2016 Virginia Tech 2016 Daybreakers Great Recession biopolitics dystopia vampire Works Cited Agamben Giorgio . 1998 . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life . Translated by Heller-Roazen Daniel...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 81–100.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Phillip E. Wegner This essay takes up the challenge, issued by Fredric Jameson in a 1976 minnesota review essay, to become attentive to the “presence of some Utopian content even within the most degraded and degrading type of commercial product.” It does so through a reading of the Adam Sandler...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in her analysis of the Muslim head-scarf controversies in French schools, and it plays an even more prominent role in her forthcoming book, The Fantasy of Feminist History . She recently led a seminar on secularism at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, where she is on the faculty. She...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
... a religion of the state. But did Christian communism actually exist in earliest, first-, or even second-century Christianity? The evidence is exceedingly slender if not nonexistent. And so I take a dialectical line, arguing that the probable nonexistence of early Christian communism is precisely the basis...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 95–103.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... Arguably, it is only with the onset of modern politics in the West, from the French Revolution onward, that this conceit has been partially undermined and that violence and terror have become central to theoretical discussions. But even in these discussions, violence is presented as accidental...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 104–112.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Rita Raley This essay first considers global English in relation to the contemporary sociotechnological milieu. It examines machine translation applications, particularly Google Translate, and suggests that they globalize English in their de facto articulation of it as a normative default. Even...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 131–142.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and transformational forms of discourse. Understanding literature as transformational requires us to consider, however, the fundamental question of whether “criticism” itself is even compatible with the kinds of surface, pious, generous, intensive, mutual reading imagined as alternatives. The essay explores several...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 130–145.
Published: 01 May 2012
... even more troubling that anthologies of world literature, which include many works in translation, tend to exclude or marginalize Arab writing. Drawing from Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's statement that “such slips become the rule rather than the exception in less careful hands” (1989, 272) and from...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 81–88.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in Louisiana,” they’d say, “not the Bronx.” Or “Anna-Sophie does like people…but only seniors.” Even when the dog wasn’t outed as crippled, dangerous, or hundreds of miles away, Jean gave up after a few exchanges. She asked for additional photos and information, gave them an improved picture of her own...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 1.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Dean Young © 2015 Dean Young 2015 Dean Young Three-Hearted Poem There’s a slight knock at the door and when I open it, there’s a mailman- sized moth. That’s how I know I’ve shrunk even more than the last time when a blue cloud told me I was drunk, I...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 76–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
... a construction of the subject’s transcendental categories of understanding is largely responsible for this. Even Nietzsche —​ minnesota review 87 (2016) DOI 10.1215/00265667-3630856  © 2016 Virginia Tech 76 Nikolopoulou  77 whom we might consider...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 23–27.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Scott Nadelson © 2016 Scott Nadelson 2016 Scott Nadelson A Lonely Voice Under the pear tree, he’s thinking about a matchmaker. It’s late evening, mid-summer, 1953. The sun has dipped behind an oak in his neighbor’s yard, the sky lit up a crazy orange-pink. The moon, nearly...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 20–26.
Published: 01 November 2015
...- tend to sleep each morning. I lost my tech support job because I am the kind of girl who loses nice things. Even though I can go home at any time, even though I can call my mom and go back to New Lon- don and watch her date men she’ll never trust, and even though she will protect me and provide...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 137–144.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., I wound up 138 the minnesota review thinking—for at least the next few years—that I was, or should be, in the business of defending every variant of theory from every kind of attack. In my defense (which I can’t help but undertake, even at this late...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 5–6.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Nancy Ford Dugan © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Nancy Ford Dugan GPS for the Car-less Don’t even think of giving up your job in this economy, even if it bores you...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 25–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., him so used to putting things together, even people per- sons. So he leave, leave for towny town, and meantime he leave us with surprise, at least, that s what the note on door say, it say, Surprise for you kiddos. Me with Frankie open door at super speed and there the surprise be boxes stacked high...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 47–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... a soft cautionary shhhhhhh. It was just before they all started screaming. FROM WANT Two things known about the driver —​two essential things —​were that he, Monk, had, that morning, decided to quit drinking and that he had, that evening, decided against it. In that way his day had been...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 85–102.
Published: 01 November 2006
... with any sort of public get dissed from time to time. I never paid too much attention to it. Nor did I ever think there was a great deal of it—when it came along, I tended to ignore it. I'd even go so far as to say that people who like my work, in an effort to show how interestingly...