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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 78–90.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., seeking instead to expose the term lyric as an ideological reading practice that separates the text from its historical context. This essay examines some of the ways in which four new books on poetry by Siobhan Phillips, Joel Nickels, Christopher Nealon, and Oren Izenberg contribute to lyric theory by...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 113–136.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Liu Kang This article assesses the Chinese intellectual scene through sketching four groups of Chinese intellectuals: state strategists, the (politically) scandalous, professionals, and the weibo (microblogging) opinion leaders. The Chinese intellectual scene today is filled with excitement and...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 97–110.
Published: 01 May 2014
... being hallucination and the other being paranoia. Based on Mikhail Bakhtin’s argumentation, this essay studies four sorts of paranoiac characters in Mo Yan’s novels: innocent fools, tricksters, rogues, and cranks. It is through these masked fools that Mo Yan is able to apply “hallucinatory realism” to...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Purloined Letter’”—to the four of his late work. Reading Lacan with Greimas helps us understand better both what is imagined and what is really at stake in current debates over theory and scholarship in the humanities. © 2011 Virginia Tech 2011 Works Cited Althusser Louis . 1971 . Lenin...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 45–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
... something awful! he yells.    He’s shaking you.       He knows he is leaving. 4. Four sides of the same coin, four dreams, four different ways          of telling the same fucking story. Four more turns of the kaleidoscope, the pieces of the world falling...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 131.
Published: 01 May 2017
...-section bordering light white causing color to spread across left ventricle and right ventricle, the four main borders of the heart, forming a spectrum. minnesota review 88 (2017) DOI 10.1215/00265667-3787498  © 2017 Helen Palmer...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 4.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Jasmine V. Bailey © 2011 Jasmine V. Bailey 2011 Jasmine V. Bailey Charon The Saudi bracelet I wore from four to ten finally had to be cut from my wrist by a jeweler out of place in the mall in Hamilton, New Jersey where he worked. Not often did he help a girl...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 2.
Published: 01 May 2013
... about string theory at all. One man burst into tears when someone mentioned the tenth dimension. He began relating this lost memory —​he was four years old, at a carnival with his father. A man in a lion suit pranced around, his fur matted with sawdust. He smelled of stale...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 22.
Published: 01 November 2013
... bottles from the passenger side would clink together, little bells from above, as he turned into the driveway. A twenty-four pack his shield, my father revealed himself, god of sky, god of everything that falls  chipped mugs, blue benches, forks, knives, checkbooks...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 24.
Published: 01 May 2015
... your blood □ to take a man □ the infection that grows eyes opening across your torso □ unrefined sugar □ allergies to latex □ amyl nitrites □ four-letter words (i.e., love, oath, fuck, polish) □ to reach inside another person and find nothing there □ to reach inside another person and find another...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 48.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Allison Berry © 2015 Allison Berry 2015 Allison Berry The Body Is Not Ekphrastic One in four Americans lives within three miles of a toxic waste dump. The body asks how far is far enough. Self-immolation seems the only sane choice, the body transubstantiated to...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 12–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., alive for four. The crossing looms. We pull   ahead as my father murmurs,   It’s his birthday today. I grip the seat so tight my knuckles glow.   The Camry trembles in the engine’s breath.   He yells small voice. Foot of my bed minnesota review 87 (2016) DOI...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 45.
Published: 01 May 2012
... flour in the damage of four-and-score, a delivered scroll, handle of scorn. Rushing in is the child of bread, breaded and baked, the child in want, open hands. Child, how do you select the good toys? What’s the taste of mud-grass-and-dandelion pies? How...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 5.
Published: 01 May 2007
... is a god. I am four hundred dead in the desert yet there is a god. My children are target-rage and yet there is a god. I am laughed at and condescended to and there is a god there is, trust me. I took the leap of faith over your life, proving there is a god. We are kneeling on our hearts...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 17.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Peggy Smith Duke © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 17 Peggy Smith Duke Strike Four months on strike and the company brings out the A-team. Burly jocks in blue security uniforms fire up chain saws, cut...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 22.
Published: 01 May 2007
... as witching— the bucket and broom girl slips into the silence of your private chambers circles the four corners to banish and purify the remains of meals and baths where hairs stick to toilet seats skin flakes breed into dust...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 40.
Published: 01 May 2005
... the four places I am supposed to be: in the greenhouse watering grey dirt black, outside throwing mulch into trunks, inside chasing fish with green nets, and orbiting an unimagined blue center on the tiled floor I can only call the circle of disservice...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 22.
Published: 01 November 2006
... here are thick, industrial strength and all we know of the season is the glare of blue sky and the silent blooming of pear trees four stories down and a few feet further, the white petals rain tore free and dropped a...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 40.
Published: 01 November 2006
... pockets, four clean ones and the one he slept in. He wears it now, lifting each fifth part to his eyes for inspection: cracks and misprints. Some grand blueprint does not emerge on a napkin from the parking lot lunch cart...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 7.
Published: 01 November 2013
... swallows with my pellet gun. Before my seventh grade football games he taped both my ankles. On the gate of his pickup. His hands leather hammers I learned how to throw. My neighbor Chesley told me his mom told him. To stay away from Gorilla Man that he’d shoved toothpicks one. By one in the four...