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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., Corpus Christi (1246), and to the midrash of a young Torah student who combusted as he read the book of Ezekiel, she traces how these corpora collided and burst into flames in the mid-thirteenth century. These historical ashes question Agamben’s archaeology of glory and his vision of the Empty Throne...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
... militant films determined to skewer both the forces of political reactionism and the reformist wing of the labor movement. The first category is best personified by the now classic Kes (1969), while The Big Flame (1969) typifies the more didactic strand in Loach's work. Ironically enough, the Thatcher...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 31–32.
Published: 01 November 2010
... for father; I watch my mother place a strand of hair into the flame sending a curl of smoke spiraling toward the ceiling. III. lighter in hand, a freshly painted door frame, seeing if I can burn away hellos and goodbyes. IV. chucking a lit rag into the hay fields. V. I feel...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 30.
Published: 01 November 2010
... together, Watching the trees burn. And they say witchcraft Doesn’t last, but we cast spells In curse words, dirty looks, And bruises. We call it love and yell from The rooftops of our lungs, Chase each other against The flames and our shadows. Our...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 21.
Published: 01 May 2017
... decade had passed when she bridged the two worlds like light entering towers as they crumble and spire —​desire born of scaffold and dust. She was speech, she was skin, and a vessel that held the two dwellings. The millennium gone —​flames into air, and like daylight...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 37.
Published: 01 May 2005
... you held my face over the gas stove; a single hair escaped from my ponytail and fell to the fire. How the flame devoured it like a fuse, chewing its way up my scalp. But it did not explode. Instead, it touched the others, and my head...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 22.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., Jesus walking on water, our feet dancing in blue to fried catfish plate lunch, drive-through daiquiris punch-drunk we pick a fight and hell the night with flaming cane fields, cinders on windshields windows shut, a/c up all year, lock out fear fear it, talk to the dead...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 48.
Published: 01 May 2015
... liquid fat, flame the message and the messenger. Close your eyes. What makes you angry? A person you’ve never met loading a gun, deliberately not thinking of you? Children remembering their unblemished bodies, their bodies unzippered? Close your eyes. Smell the sulfur on...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 39.
Published: 01 May 2020
... desperate wrist, open flame, then closure, at least. Instead, she runneled then chiseled the door open, managed after to sing her way north, watching for the spur of light, white tail whisking across the night, her pale moon knuckles worrying the wheel. She drove him; she drove away from him. These were...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 46.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Kathryne David Gargano © 2020 Kathryne David Gargano 2020 Kathryne David Gargano act 1 scene 5 [leather pelts] A WOMAN fashions herself into an animal. something unusual but obvious in the end. her teeth all sixty-eight of them are bright / the center of a small flame. A WOMAN as animal paces...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 40.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Aaron Anstett © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 40 the minnesota review Aaron Anstett Country A man asleep in his work clothes shall not be lifted bodily to float like lit and falling newsprint and wake in flames as a...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 129.
Published: 01 May 2017
... bright enough to scar the delicate lens of an outside. If you touch the flame you learn you can burn off just one layer. Roar goes the lion and the earth splits open. You are the lion and your voice grates away at flesh. You wear your noisy backbone as a rigid cowl upon your back. Somewhere...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 27.
Published: 01 November 2011
... earth with dull-edged iron blades, & a river, a dark & moving resting place instead; lift dust & mud, rocks & severed roots. “Same where it cuts the city, the streetlamps’ orange glow, like tongues of flame —​the holy spirit in surface flow...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 16.
Published: 01 May 2013
... camera, thirty-six raging knots for eyes. Verso: a son writes home to his father in script like flame. This image has a glass twin which speaks its name in reverse. I look in its box to find a shining hall of mirrors. Southern trees bear strange fruit Blood on the leaves and blood at the...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 1.
Published: 01 November 2013
... rods burst into translucent flames. Is it my birthday? Oh, you shouldn’t have. The only thing to give to Rome Is love. minnesota review 81 (2013) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2331787  © 2013 Thomas Hawks 1 ...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 2–3.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jonathan Veach © 2014 Jonathan Veach 2014 Jonathan Veach Heart of the Octopus What can be divided in the six chambers of his cloistered heart that cannot be separated by the hands? Candelabra for the flickering primordial flame. Nothing then like the...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 25–26.
Published: 01 May 2007
... scrub pile so no flame will lick any part of the land it’s not supposed to, scorch a border of black, 15 feet wide, around piles of dead limbs, rotting leaves and tangled thistles, then a bit of gas, a far flung match, wet sacks and water tank...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 43–44.
Published: 01 November 2011
... mind. * Who would do what I just read about? —​ stuff a pine tree’s hollow full of needles, then slip a mirror deep inside the clump for sun to heat the needles, flames to kindle, sputter up and quickly spread —​soon all of Attica is burning fiercely...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 59.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., first to one end, then the other. She raised the contraband to her nose and inhaled. The next night, she awoke at 12:46 and made her way with­ out the flashlight. She had been dreaming of tall towers of flames. Of airplanes. When she raised the tobacco to her teeth, the cellophane broke...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 10–11.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the poisoned heavens, there will still be a sound overwhelming all others, a horn poised flaming in our imagination, though the earth be smothered and fire rise a final time inside the webbing of our skin. One touch of nature makes the whole world kin, said Ulysses to a pouting Achilles, his own...