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the minnesota review (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 (2009) 2009 (71-72): 269–276.
Published: 01 May 2009
... 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), three novels...
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the minnesota review (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...
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the minnesota review (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...
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the minnesota review (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...
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the minnesota review (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 (2014) 2014 (82): 111–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
... as a 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 (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 (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...
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the minnesota review (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 (2011) 2011 (77): 49–60.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., a 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...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 47–52.
Published: 01 May 2005
... 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. There are planks...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 27–35.
Published: 01 May 2017
... way. For three weeks he hobbled around on crutches looking for the arrowhead, but he never found it. The day he gave up searching, he put up a For Sale sign in his front yard, packed up his van, and drove off to the plains of Montana, where, some say, he got to wearing cowboy hats...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 8–15.
Published: 01 May 2012
... tough it makes him look. He says I eat too much, but I always make sure to eat a little less than Bev does. “We don’t have money for you little piss-heads to be wasting it on your dumb piss-head games,” he’ll say about our unicorn stew. But then Bev will promise him that we didn’t pay...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 11–22.
Published: 01 May 2005
... and even that was standardized, choices being light blue, light green, beige and yellow. The houses are small though designed to look ranch-like. They have nearly flat roofs that extend beyond their facades. Where the roofs end they're supported by beams, making front porches, which most of us...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 37–48.
Published: 01 November 2006
... out and working in pairs. Greta was distraught because he had just dumped her, and she wasn't paying attention. Once on the train, she wrapped herself around a pole and wept openly, hiccupping and snuffling, as she looked at an advertisement on the wall, a beach scene with happy couples...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 9–19.
Published: 01 November 2017
... big for her. They slide off her hands and fall to the floor. She pulls them back on and holds her hands up like she’s making the referee signal for a touchdown. She stands next to her father. He looks at my face and tries to figure out what I am: man, woman, or freak. He pulls on her...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 53–59.
Published: 01 May 2008
... to fill up buckets of water to flush it. The tub was never clean. All I can say is that house was a bad reality show. As I approached the house through a cold drizzle I saw Miss Claudia sitting on the porch. Miss Claudia was not a very good- looking person...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 24–37.
Published: 01 May 2012
... father walked out again and found me squatted over them, looking at their insides. I can’t recall if either of us said anything then, when we looked at each other, but he let me keep the gun. I know I’ve never talked to you about my father before, nor anyone really. Maybe the way things have...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 26–27.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Mark L. Keats Copyright © 2019 Mark L. Keats 2019 Mark L. Keats Automaton Babies We re having a baby, my wife says to me. She s sitting at the com- puter in the living room and looking at something. A glass of wine nearby. I m not unhappy with the news, but I m confused. My wife has already...