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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 22–23.
Published: 01 May 2017
... couldn’t draw a ver- dammt but had a handle on beer stein envy and every variation of lederhosen emulation. Next to the Teuton, the Cheelowthu, and the Ulonabla, even the middle-class Philadelphian swells tidy with an Imperial on his chin and folk in the blood. Folk in the shape of a car? Why...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 27–35.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... A month later, Jenny and her daddy moved in. The first time they showed their faces, they had a mad look in their eyes. They had driven twelve hours straight in Jenny’s daddy’s truck with the dented-in fender and rusted panels hanging over the sides like apple peels. My folks and I were...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 79–101.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., we does not only mean an other who is opposed to the one speaking or to us, like in “us against them.” We also means you and I; it means I am recognizing, connecting with, you. One is inviting folks to test that “we,” to participate in the forming of “we,” to do all sorts of different things...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 133–163.
Published: 01 November 2009
...-feminism broadly, and Marxist feminism in particular, was. Williams How did you loop in with the Socialist Review folks? I know that they had a collective up in the Bay Area, and also in the Boston 136 the minnesota review area. In all the things I’ve read, I would have...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 4–24.
Published: 01 November 2011
... plant where Oscar was probably sleeping on the little bed, dream- ing I was underneath him and he was grunting and crying like he always done. I don’t know how long I sat out there. Time seemed to quit. It was Good Friday, and while my folks were never much for church and it never meant a lot...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 2.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., but now flat broke, dry, wanting, wishing for rain that never comes. And farmers longing to remember when the gnarled limbs of the front-yard trees didn’t poke accusing fingers at all the folks fixing to leave. minnesota review 77 (2011) DOI 10.1215/0026 5667...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 52.
Published: 01 May 2014
... au chocolat with a perfect accent, as you tilt your face toward the rain in a way that says I am the one you picture when you hear certain folk songs. The men you pass on these rain-glazed streets look at you but don’t call out; the women smile as if you speak the same...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 37–52.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., entrepreneurial profile is now the normative working environment for folks in creative labor and in the creative industries. Since this “creative class,” as Richard Florida calls it, are designated as model workers in the post-industrial economy, this work mentality doesn’t...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 83–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
... . www.youtube.com/watch?v=ps8J6a7g_BA . Wynter Sylvia . 1970 . “ Jonkonnu in Jamaica: Towards the Interpretation of the Folk Dance as a Cultural Process .” Jamaica Journal 4 , no. 2 : 34 – 48 . Wynter Sylvia . 1971 . “ Novel and History, Plot and Plantation .” Savacou 5 : 95 – 102...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 146–147.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of Race. New York: New York University Press. Rafter, Nicole Hahn, and Michelle Brown. 2011. Criminology Goes to the Movies: Crime Theory and Popular Culture. New York: New York University Press. Retman, Sonnet H. 2011. Real Folks: Race and Genre in the Great Depression. Dur- ham...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 5–6.
Published: 01 November 2009
... think about trying a headstand. Some folks Twitter, but you, my dear, totter. Stop looking in the store window at the belted pink spring sweater with the white collar that would beautifully frame your aging face in flattering rosy hue. Keep moving. That material...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 45–46.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Cash goes. But the bank sure don’t. Thanks, Calvin. What are we gonna do now? How many burgers you figure gets us the diner back? Who knows? But I was trying to make it up. Working days behind the counter and nights, scrubbing dust off rich folk things. Working myself...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 97–110.
Published: 01 May 2014
... court deemed a person’s writing to be offensive, this person would be impris­ oned or even executed. Consequently, there formed a folk saying in China that writers are not only racking their brains but also risking their heads. This phobia also prevails at the grass roots. In one of the most...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 9–22.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the whole thing, our outfits and posture and perfume, and how to coach the girls beforehand, and said I had to host it because Shelley’s mom’s trailer smelled like burned plastic and Earlene’s house was too big and fancy. I got rid of all my Glade Plug-Ins because Pastor said city folks think...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 27–28.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to disintegrate. Those high-art folk like to talk about decay these days. Painting in blood. Horseshit, I say. We been doing this down South ages. Yard show part land, part weather, part human, part not. It jump together up in you and you can’t shake it. There’s codes in things, maybe you don’t know...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 91–105.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Constance Penley, who was getting her PhD at Berkeley at the time, and of course Camera Obscura, which was founded at that time by folks at UCLA and at Berkeley. So, again, it was a wild time. You had this moment when high theory, embodied in folks like Chatman and what...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 7–8.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in the nameless emptiness—a morsel of justice, tangy as the taste of good food. Working as hard as he did, he also knew what it felt like to be carried on those wings of beauty, ease, and grace. Whether he was being an activist or a writer that day, he could make the folks lucky enough to be around him...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 8–9.
Published: 01 November 2006
... as the taste of good food. Working as hard as he did, he also knew what it felt like to be carried on those wings of beauty, ease, and grace. Whether he was being an activist or a writer that day, he could make the folks lucky enough to be around him feel the same thing. Toward the end of his so...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 9–10.
Published: 01 November 2006
... as the taste of good food. Working as hard as he did, he also knew what it felt like to be carried on those wings of beauty, ease, and grace. Whether he was being an activist or a writer that day, he could make the folks lucky enough to be around him feel the same thing. Toward the end of his so...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 40–49.
Published: 01 May 2011
... plenty of money, you guess. He was sending money from his job at Ford. You could hear him and Joy Ann sitting on the porch talk- ing about an abortion or keeping the baby. Jimmy Ray kept after her until she said she’d leave the baby home with us and go back to Nor- folk so she could send money...