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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 46.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Laura Wetherington © 2013 Laura Wetherington 2013 Laura Wetherington I take my time like it’s only mine after Christophe Tarkos Whiteness is a state of mind. A roof is pitched like a commercial. We give our lives accordingly. I position myself above...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 47.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Laura Wetherington © 2013 Laura Wetherington 2013 Laura Wetherington When you come open, liquid like the morning lake, I swallow up the shadows I play cold moon after Paul Claudel A little younger, a little window, what little else to do. A brute mansion...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 45.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Adrian Matejka © 2014 Adrian Matejka 2014 Adrian Matejka Like Adrian Dantley I split any bit of sunlight in that land of sweaty tees & patriotic wristbands, escalating to the rim’s mezzanine like every player on that court did at the mall on weekends. Every bit of...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 46.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Adrian Matejka © 2014 Adrian Matejka 2014 Adrian Matejka Like Emily Dickinson I love poetry slipping through the spindles of happenstance, its em dashery like the closed eye of a winking man used as a record needle. I love my suede kicks when the laces undo...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Marisa Crawford © 2015 Marisa Crawford 2015 Marisa Crawford Lady Gaga Looks like Aunt Linda Two teen girls on the corner in matching violet puffers. Two white lions arched inside the bags underneath my eyes. Aunt Linda was all, life sucks let’s go shopping. You can make a...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 40.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Mark Jenkins 2005 the minnesota review 2005 the minnesota review Mark Jenkins It's On Days Like These When I Stare At The Chainsaws I want to pull the display chainsaw off the shelf to cut myself in two. Each half will cover two of...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 57.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Jonathan Barrett 2005 the minnesota review 2005 Jonathan Barrett Like Hungry Gnats She walks with spry steps. A grocery sack slung over her shoulder. Her boyfriend follows a few feet behind, mutters son of a bitch...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 19.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Tanner Pruitt © 2017 Tanner Pruitt 2017 Tanner Pruitt Like a Bag of Cheetos Popping I’d never killed a thing I didn’t really want to die. I looked down the van’s hood to where the grille licked the asphalt. A turtle cocked its head and took its last slow step...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2018) 2018 (90): 11–12.
Published: 01 May 2018
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 57–78.
Published: 01 November 2013
... immigrant students, and her recent book on Proust. She reads Proust politically, situating him historically in relation to Freud and Dreyfus, and then takes him on a journey through Palestine by way of Jean Genet and Samuel Beckett as well as Middle Eastern writers like Elias Khoury or filmmakers like the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 119–130.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Bruce Holsinger This essay investigates the compelling affinities between the premodern mythographic tradition and the various schools of thought grouped under the rubrics of speculative realism, object-oriented ontology, and vitalism. Like mythography proper, much of this work entails the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 145–158.
Published: 01 May 2013
... generalities like “society,” “history,” and “divinity.” Adorno and Aquinas are concerned with abstractions, with describing how categories like “sensation” or “beauty” function within historical or theological structures of understanding. Chaucer, conversely, is immersed in the particular; not only does he...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 60–72.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the Anthropocene to the wider discourse of posthumanism and also touches upon the importance of speculative realism as well as genres like the science-fiction novel to help us conceptualize our new condition. A brief summary of each of the ten essays in the focus section follows. © 2014 Virginia...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 83–92.
Published: 01 November 2014
...James J. Pulizzi The word Anthropocene purposely draws our attention to the anthropos , the humans who are now changing the planet’s climate. We must not forget, however, what media theorists and philosophers like Marshall McLuhan, Friedrich Kittler, and Bernard Stiegler have pointed out—humans are...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 83–91.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Graham Owen Though the flooding of New Orleans was the result of shoddy construction of the city’s levees, the city’s recovery was to be not through enlightened government initiative but by frontier self-reliance, “personal responsibility.” Returning inhabitants, like pioneers, were to homestead on...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
... economic form rather than (like Paul) offering a mediation that enabled a transition to the newer, slave-based mode of production of the Hellenistic world. © 2011 Virginia Tech 2011 Works Cited Anderson Perry . 1974 . Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism . London : New Left Books...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... like the “discursive regime,” the “body-without-organs,” or the “Real” to be the work of mostly French intellectuals of the Left, Brennan suggests that many of these ideas are variants of concepts from the interwar German philosophical Right. Testing the thesis that the history of these concepts casts...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 131–142.
Published: 01 November 2011
... recent responses to this question in an effort to begin to map the landscape of literature and criticism after secularism. J. M. Coetzee's Diary of a Bad Year provides an example of what such a criticism of presence would look like as well as the models of public life it entails. Coetzee's example...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 83–95.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Marie-Luise Angerer Throughout a large part of the twentieth century, the body was interpreted as a field of signs, the meaning of which pointed to an unconscious dimension. At the height of the popularity of structuralism, Jacques Lacan deemed the unconscious to be “structured like a language...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2018) 2018 (91): 56–67.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of literature — the side of Socrates least likely to appear in contemporary apologies for the humanities — to bear upon his paradigmatic contribution to the genre of apology. Beginning by remarking the violence of Socrates’s claim that “the unexamined life is not worth living” (the most often quoted...