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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Guineas , edited by Lee Hermione , 99 – 294 . London : Vintage . Iris van der Tuin Signals Falling Reading Woolf and Guattari Diffractively for a New Materialist Epistemology To read diffractively1 implies a certain suddenness. Suddenly having entered a new idea owing to...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 4–9.
Published: 01 May 2013
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 143–161.
Published: 01 November 2011
... constant connectivity, celebrants of globalization and its critics alike are prone to thin accounts that fall back on metaphors of a flat world and the short text. Against the perils of the short and the flat, this essay celebrates the long formats and sustained acts of imaginative investment fostered by...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2018) 2018 (90): 51–69.
Published: 01 May 2018
... in light of the intended audience for each film. Gran Torino addresses white male anxieties about race, gender, and class. In depicting the relationship between the protagonist and his Hmong neighbors, the film falls into paternalistic trappings that appeal to white audiences but disturb audiences of...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 56–79.
Published: 01 November 2015
... nightmare, are read as expressing a new Arab conjuncture. Defined by the dominance of a repressive Arab oil society and by the collapse of a region-wide revolutionary potential from the 1970s onward, its symptoms are: the bureaucratization of Palestinian politics, the Lebanese civil war, and the fall of...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 36.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Michael Levan © 2016 Michael Levan 2016 Michael Levan Wanting Snow in August There are days in August when I want to be smothered by a foot of fresh snow, which makes sense if you’re midwestern or if you can only fall asleep to the radio hissing some ball game...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 61.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Patty Seyburn © 2013 Patty Seyburn 2013 Patty Seyburn Gravity Everything is poised to fall with its own grace and decorum. Platters from the refrigerator’s lip, cartoon anvils, goblets’ swan dives into exponential pieces threaten a domino...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 31.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jill McDonough © 2014 Jill McDonough 2014 Jill McDonough New Haven Every so often, often in fall, we remember that public greens were once our burial grounds. For hanged men, poxy corpses, slaves: the other, from when the green was on the edge of town. In New...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 2.
Published: 01 May 2016
... on Maggie  I planted landmines beneath the snow and left my car:  to burn in a horse field  there goes fall there goes late spring and summer  there goes my romantic epoch skittering down the road  what chance did I have?  what tires unburdened themselves of ice?  a bed-sheet rope tied itself...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 15.
Published: 01 November 2006
...David Keplinger © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 David Keplinger Finger The Ghost of Hamlet's Father worked the night shift At the grocery store. You could see him Weighing lunchmeat in the deli section. What a falling off that was, to watch...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 10–11.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Wendy Wisner © 2010 by Virginia Tech 2010 Wendy Wisner Nursing: Two Years Old 1. As he falls asleep, he tucks his free hand under the elastic of my sports bra. This is what he’ll remember even after it seems absurd to suck on his mother’s breast— his...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 5–6.
Published: 01 May 2014
... past, how he fes- toons the synapse hallway with plastic barrel monkeys and other childhood fictions. How much remembering is simply the snake swal- lowing itself.) II. If you want to see Nadine give up religion for comic books turn to page 93. III. If you want to see Jeff and Nadine fall...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 61.
Published: 01 November 2011
... ordnance fall on France’s heart. My distaste for the word heart rumbles so deep that the homily I’m giving a class of goats at 9 will instruct them to avoid altogether words that sugar the tongue. I’m praying the river blows this rank air to the next county over. Their...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 45.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., striated and stark prom and pomp, moments of falling, the fallen. And oh, the melons it takes to bake love, to stir the pot and bide the syrup. The children of yellow yelling, the sail of hair ribbons, the wisps of hair. Count the stars, sun the wind and bend the...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 30.
Published: 01 November 2017
... shed, and everywhere earth mocks the carroty wood of repair. In the house, heavy plates thrum on a table— someone wants to know they can survive a hard fall. Soon the tourists will return in new boots, to listen for the ground’s distorted heart. Their metal detectors...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 43–44.
Published: 01 November 2017
... wiggle my toes off the edge of the bed like a tree minnesota review 89 (2017) DOI 10.1215/00265667-4175953  © 2017 Willy Palomo 43 44 the minnesota review and remember how once I let my chancla fall like fruit...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 1.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of her headstone? an aunt said, her face pinched belligerently watching as the babies crayon the afternoon. The phone rings with something important to say. A fire started, feeding on leftover-Fall. Grandpa in the basement Germany mapped out in the brown...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 26.
Published: 01 May 2008
... across the lake to the casino where every weekend he and my aunt drink and dance and celebrate the end of war. “They will ruin themselves,” my mother says. And they do. For the rest of my life, I’ll fall for men in profile. ...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 5.
Published: 01 May 2009
... boil, the phone to ring, to fall asleep, get a job, for quitting time, for something better. Waiting for the hurricane, the revolution, for the president to be assassinated, for tonight, tomorrow, for spring to come, for my wife to come...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 19–20.
Published: 01 November 2012
.../00265667-1708376  © 2012 Margot Schilpp 19 20 the minnesota review * Be sorry once in a while, even when the jet’s contrails fall to vapor and quit opposing what has been * and then what is. No one...