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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 31–32.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Anhvu Buchanan © 2010 by Virginia Tech 2010 Anhvu Buchanan Twelve Ways to Look at a Pyromaniac I. there is a man in a room who stays in my head when I am awake and disappears when I sleep and when he says “psssst” I have to set a fire. II. the candle flickers as we wait...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 269–276.
Published: 01 May 2009
... . “Return to the Scenes of Childhood.” Rev. of The Selected Works of Cesare Pavese, trans. by R. W. Flint . New York Times 24 Mar. 1968 : BR5 . Thomas Witholt A Second Look at Leslie Fiedler Leslie Fiedler published hundreds of essays (captured in approximately twenty books of criticism...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 191–197.
Published: 01 November 2007
... July 2007 . Morgan Bill Peters Nancy J. , eds. Howl on Trial: The Battle for Free Expression . San Francisco : City Lights , 2006 . Port Huron Project Website . 21 August 2007 . < http://nothing.org/porthuronproject/ >. Susanne E. Hall Do Look Back (on the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 17.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Susan B. A. Somers-Willett © 2013 Susan B. A. Somers-Willett 2013 Susan B. A. Somers-Willett Looking at Photographs in Which Our Faces Do Not Appear The girl removes her clothes and punishes them in the road. She wipes her skin with her hands and runs toward the man with the...
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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 2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... them in a more doubtful light, Brennan looks at various theoretical moments of the immediate past: for example, the “subaltern,” the “multitude,” and the post-human. He observes along the way that the humanities themselves, paradoxically, have become the institution devoted to showing the absurdity of...
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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 November 2016) 2016 (87): 57–75.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Barbara Herrnstein Smith The article is concerned with the history of “close reading,” understood as a practice crucial to the field of literary studies, vis-à-vis “distant reading,” a range of computational methods identified with the digital humanities. It looks at some early controversies...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 111–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
... world-making activity. Beginning with the first of these approaches, the essay identifies a renewed interest in world-systems theory and Immanuel Wallerstein’s thought, in part as a corrective to theories of alternative modernities. It then looks at recent books by Jon Hegglund, John Marx, and Elizabeth...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2017
... feminisms help to recognize how multiple phenomena work together to behave in what can become legible at any given moment as a body. By utilizing the materiality of conceptions about connectivity often thought to be merely theoretical, by taking a critical look at the noncentralized and multiple movements...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 56.
Published: 01 November 2017
... —​tear tunnels through forest canopies, or rake patterns into sand. What we don’t realize is the prevalence of line. Think of the gaze of a woman hanging clothes —​ distracted by some noise, she looks out beyond the damp sheets, through...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 49–50.
Published: 01 November 2012
... rake in his hand. Looking at our boat, I wonder if there’s anything that screams as loud: it devours gas; our backs can’t take the open waves anymore; the freezer stayed empty of fish all summer; Even with sun block, my face will soon...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 49–60.
Published: 01 November 2011
... rusted fence, a broken window on the second floor, where Alex’s room used to be. When he looks at the bro- ken window, a stripped-down box of Cap’n Crunch duct-taped to the inside of the jagged edges, he feels a pang of the pain in his fist and looks at the scar down his ring finger where the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 47–52.
Published: 01 May 2005
... your beer. It's a Bass Ale served in a frosted mug. You think how this beer in this frosted mug is the best part of the day so far. You're looking forward to a meal that has to be better than the burgers you've been eating at the rest stops along the way. You look at the restaurant's decor...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... true story: once, in a Days Inn bathroom in Cullman, Alabama, I held my child as my husband held me as the tornado raged past. After, we drove in silence past half-houses, upturned cars, pine groves as stripped and broken as if an atom bomb had dropped. We looked at each...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 5–6.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and went to dinner in our best dresses. While I sat in Logan International he began to paint his nails —​ asked college girls to teach him how, studied their technique as they brushed with nondominant hand. My technique is to hope no one looks too closely...
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the minnesota review (1 November 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 (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 22.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Nicomedes Suárez Araúz © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Nicomedes Suárez Araúz Reason (Answer) If from your arm at one arm’s length the city lies, and the forest is at two arms’ length from your heart, if the river runs at one look of your...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 5.
Published: 01 May 2012
... all. I was looking for one the transmission, transfer case, and rear differential might be removed from and transplanted, although what drew me to this one was the shape of its wreckage: bashed perpendicularly by a tree, U-shaped down to the frame. But what had...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 1.
Published: 01 November 2011
... killed in the war. The youngest sits outside, where the dogs are being entirely dogs. Nieces cocking back into full debutante circles for the fashionable neighborhood boys who sport grass stains fashionably. The youngest says sorry for wanting to know what their faces looked like when...