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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 9.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Adam Shechter © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Adam Shechter On Actively Halting Nostalgia—A Self-Referential Critical Essay on the Heroics of Family Crisis as the Only True Subject of the Chassidic Tale Jews who...
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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 2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
... films established the fact that Loach was both a skillful artist and a crusading social critic. Cathy Come Home (1966) was one of his most successful early efforts. Loach's films can be divided into two broad categories—intimate family dramas that illuminate the politics of everyday life and more...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 126–146.
Published: 01 November 2013
... distribution, and family law. She challenges the democratic state to acknowledge and overcome its oligarchical and kleptocratic practices. Stevens proposes a number of concrete measures with the aim of achieving a more egalitarian and just society. Rather than concern itself with regulating marriage, the state...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 31.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Jaydn DeWald © 2015 Jaydn DeWald 2015 Jaydn DeWald Lineage (2) My grandmother’s alone, more alone than I, though less alone than my grandfather, who lives in a hut back of our house —​like Tolstoy —​ and who I sometimes believe must have a secret family tucked away in a little...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 8.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Toni Thomas © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 the minnesota review Toni Thomas My Mother’s Body Turns Traitor on Her til she doesn’t recognize herself anymore curtains the bathroom mirror scissors herself out of family photograph...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 7.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... She could have died. My father answered, It’s over now. She said, I thought if you quit drinking we’d have peace. I forgot your family, too. When my uncle came for his gun, she met him in the street. I saw her hands shove the gun in his open window, point to...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 39.
Published: 01 May 2011
... family across the road, dinner discourse turned sour over unsieved confusion. Then there go the sleepovers, noisome pomade of camaraderie. Here Pavlovian glamour escapes through stocking runs. Eventually we reach the outer limits of hereness but in space screwdrivers...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 27–28.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Jerry Williams © 2008 the minnesota review 2008 27 Jerry Williams The Tonight Show After every single game and most practices we sat in the family room with the television off. My father apostrophized...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 45.
Published: 01 May 2005
... family drama, rain-blurred, wind-washed, precision—resists becoming the census for an opera. The sentence as census for the opera. A clown- laughed sentence. In the ballroom of the back yard, your laughter. In the steam of your breath: we eat paella, the dish of the sea our tongues tell, each...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 4.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., slap my back. Paul had 9 siblings, 1 twin, 1 good Catholic family. I used to try to say the Rosary like his mother did, while he stole other kids’ lunches. I wanted Jesus to be mine, get me things I wanted, make me good at football, fix my teeth. I watched her...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 139.
Published: 01 November 2017
...: Speculative Returns and the Black Fantastic. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Di Leo, Jeffrey R., and Peter Hitchcock, eds. 2016. The New Public Intellectual: Politics, Theory, and the Public Sphere. New York: Palgrave. Farge, Arlette, and Michel Foucault. 2017. Disorderly Families...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 43.
Published: 01 November 2016
... stick, hovering patiently. For a moment I felt pity for the two left outside, sequestered from their family. So I withdrew, restoring circulation, and the entire nest emerged to embrace me. minnesota review 87 (2016) DOI 10.1215/00265667-3630784  © 2016 Dan Morris...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 1.
Published: 01 November 2011
... they knew. If they looked like a child choking, trying to swallow a too-big-toy. And then, familial-manhattans. Yellow-summer-lemonade —​ cherry-pie-blood-stains on shirts. Older relatives shotgunning sympathy, discussing other relatives who had recently died can you believe the color...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 31–32.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the warmth of the flames gathering together like family. VI. the smell of burnt garbage. a broom against the wall. my tired arms. VII. mother says fire hurts. psssst. 32 the minnesota review VIII. the smothered fire means my swollen hands my scorched fingers and...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 49–50.
Published: 01 November 2012
... resemble my elbow. But like a heavy iron docked on an ironing board, it fills the yard with promise, waits for the smooth deal that will hitch itself onto a young family’s Ford truck. And they come —​mom, dad, son, together, to decide...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 24.
Published: 01 May 2015
... skinned with the back of a knife □ the egg dropped on the floor lapped up by the family dog □ the statue of a winged child beaten into a new shape by rain □ the inflammation in the throat that follows swallowing □ honey and cocaine □ to take a man how you bard a fowl □ to take a man and make his blood...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 2.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the tree that turns too soon, that stands alone in scarlet embarrassment. 11. Beside your family. Before your meal. This is the moment when you bow your head and wait for grace to descend. 12. No lessons are gradual. They’re born as quickly as the heat wave blooming...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 8.
Published: 01 November 2016
... warm. I give up all reasons to walk away, and let you lay me out on gravel beneath an Arizona night, our lips thick with want. Hungover and sleepless, I clean my boat as you leave on another. You don’t speak, family man, recovered from desire. Months later...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 39.
Published: 01 November 2006
... depression, he says. Making enough to pay the bills. The middle-aged fellow yesterday (What’s his name?) had the family farm till the 80s, then agribusiness, interest rates, all those things she doesn’t understand. Had to chop his land into little pieces...