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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 17.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Melinda Wilson © 2014 Melinda Wilson 2014 Melinda Wilson Happiness Equation My sister calls, says she can’t begin to be buoyant when she burned the last bit of pea soup, when each gray face that she meets will die, and possibly tomorrow after she...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 126–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Lisa Fluet Fluet’s essay develops a survey of the argumentative claims of the area of affect studies devoted specifically to the assessment, and critique, of “happiness.” The central focus is a review of Sara Ahmed’s study The Promise of Happiness (2010), which Fluet places within the context...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 25.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Chelle Miko © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 25 Chelle Miko Happy Hour at the After School Program Outside my office door, the kid paces like a man, frets and stalks the big hand...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 42.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Natasha Sajé © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Natasha Sajé Happy and Sad come different ways through the brain —​ in one a feather is lofted on warm currents. In the other, lead talons drag you around a volcano’s rim. One’s a beach resort...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 44–46.
Published: 01 November 2012
... nothing but make us happy? Was that a chowder or a stew? What’s the difference between a chowder and a stew? [breathes heavily] This one time, we had a burger on Texas toast topped with a fried egg, a slice of ham, and white cheddar. If you look at it, it’s like we took a burger...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 5.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Faisal Mohyuddin © 2015 Faisal Mohyuddin 2015 Faisal Mohyuddin The Salvation ofAurella Aurita I check them every day to make sure they’re happy and in good shape.  —​Dorothy B...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 81–100.
Published: 01 May 2016
... by Plaice Neville Plaice Stephen Knight Paul . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Cavell Stanley . 1981 . Pursuits of Happiness: The Hollywood Comedy of Remarriage . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Fitting Peter . 1993 . “What Is Utopian Film? An Introductory...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 62–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... out interests in fields like aesthetics, anthropology, or psychology. I was happy when Penn’s English department offered me a joint appoint- ment, because I enjoyed teaching literature and literature students. But the department was rather stuffy and confining in those years, and I had been...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 18–20.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Peter Mehmel © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Peter Mehmel A Hidden Cost The eve of my son’s fifth birthday seemed especially cruel. I’m sure he woke up excited and happy to celebrate his special day, only to find that his father was gone. I can’t imagine how my wife...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 71–82.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... To learn a science no longer means to learn a superior level of being or of happiness but to fit in a guild of colleagues. Besides their educational purposes, universities are a sort of strange epistemological syndicalism, which tries to transform the relationship to knowledge to a juridical...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 28–36.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., and we embrace in a tight, lingering hug. As I told my friend, Carly, I love this sister of mine, who smells of eucalyptus and tea-tree oil as if she s showered a trillion times. Look at you two, our mother says. My girls. Tina and I smile, crinkle our noses and happiness glints through me like fairy...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2009
... satisfying, like a slot machine that paid on every pull. She loved food, particularly cheese and turkey off our plates, both of which Claire lavished on her despite what the pet manuals advised. “It makes her so happy,” Claire had told me when we first started dating...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 44–52.
Published: 01 November 2016
... should not be returned to their homes because of the influence of her psy- chotic behavior on their children. Patient is described as having had a generally happy rearing but was bothered by being considered the ugly duckling in the fam- ily. She has several siblings, but none of them...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 52.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the wounded while birds pissed the fence. I gaslit my lantern. Myth-sparked I happied myself with the story of evers & afters & forwards, slipperfooted, blinded by the glint off glass I refused every glimpse factly showing me that my own hand authored & armed this dream of light. minnesota review...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 58.
Published: 01 November 2014
... kingdom for the hunger. My kingdom for a muzzle. My kingdom for a David star. My kingdom for an egg. My kingdom for two Ruths, one for past & one for future. My kingdom for the cat. Happiness lasts no more than 26 days in a row. Then take a break. Can’t call it quitting...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 7.
Published: 01 May 2014
... outside, see cloud that looks like anvil going to drop on neighbors? I have recipe for happiness, and it is this: forget blueprints, rubber masks, bombs like great, black cherries. Forget even Fearless Leader and his dusty monocle. Let us go, let us take walk and I...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 49–50.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... They hand us five hundred dollar bills. minnesota review 79 (2012) DOI 10.1215/00265667-1708457  © 2012 Dzvinia Orlowsky 49 50 the minnesota review It’s our job to add the mild look of envy to their happy decision. A look...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 3–4.
Published: 01 May 2016
... on the lawn. minnesota review 86 (2016) DOI 10.1215/00265667-3457471  © 2016 Jasmine V. Bailey 3 4 the minnesota review You are making a happy little pervert of him, and it is good. Too many years you spent as a miserable pervert...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 47.
Published: 01 November 2011
... there is a shape of people, people who are inside a house, sleeping, and even eating, and mainly shopping for stuff on the internet. People who forgot to be noticed doing anything special. They’re just happy to be the figures in a Diorama display. Like players in some movie, but not really, because you’re...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 31–32.
Published: 01 November 2006
...James Magorian © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 ames Magorian New Harmony, Indiana We must design the destruction of ignorance and misery, and establish the reign of reason, intelligence and happiness. —Robert Owen, 1817...