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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 126–146.
Published: 01 November 2013
... distribution, and family law. She challenges the democratic state to acknowledge and overcome its oligarchical and kleptocratic practices. Stevens proposes a number of concrete measures with the aim of achieving a more egalitarian and just society. Rather than concern itself with regulating marriage, the state...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 122–132.
Published: 01 November 2014
... motifs of storytelling, measuring, repetition, evolution, pollution, love, place, and planet in order to fathom humans as a biosphere-altering geologic agent, ultimately resolves into both a critique of cyclical patterns of anthropogenic socioecological destructiveness and an exemplary theorization...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 47–58.
Published: 01 May 2017
... —​the disturbing co-incidence of information and energy, of code and matter, that we witness in electro-technics and informatics. The novel manners of measuring chance are physical measures of a substantial kind of contingency that are physical in the sense that they afford, within certain bounds...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 5–6.
Published: 01 November 2017
... costumes. It was a good show. I can testify he is as man as ever if you measure by skin and science and even if you measure by football and hamburgers. I am as girl as ever if you measure by blood and curves and the chemicals in my closet. None of it is why...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 53–54.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Derek Mong © 2011 Derek Mong 2011 Derek Mong The Ego and the Empiricist after Nicolas Avancini So you clock every errant star, measure molten rock’s viscosity with honey; you’ve mapped fields creasing to a stream’s tear duct —  such pursuits I’m not averse...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 83–92.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of data points for temperature, elevation, wind speed, solar intensity, vegetation, and as many more as scientists (by which I really mean their apparatuses) have measured and encoded digitally. In this new geologic era, the past is not a narra- tive history but material waiting to be encoded...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 119–132.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to govern through Smith 123 a combination of strategically staged crises and planned disorder, both social and political. This new figure of capitalist power, governing through instability and through exceptional measures...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2017
... is precisely what world history turns out to be about” (quoted in Barad 2007, 42); that is, politics are about the hierarchies of what connec- tions, or closenesses, are prioritized as bodily. All bodies are political gatherings, as what is understood as closely related, kin, the measured, congealing...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 243–253.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Nierenberg have argued, traceability has also become a buzzword in the food industry designating measures for “shortening the distance between the farmer and the eater” and enhancing the consumer’s ability to “know where a food item came from, who produced it, what...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 162–169.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of Miranda Joseph, who identifies in her essay “Accounting, Accountability, and Abstraction” (2013) three attributes of financialized capitalism and neoliberal institutions that shape contemporary lives in material ways: complex systems of accounting (measure and metrics), accountability (personal...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 180–188.
Published: 01 November 2015
... might measure its force, use, or constraints than to a series of openings whose emergence remains without (economic, social, political, existential) measure. As is well known, “precarious” relates back to the Latin adjective precaria, from precārius, “obtained by prayer, given as a favor...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 3.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to cool your virginity: a mirror to obscure the hesitation of what goes where. Here, shadows have lips, hands have gloves, a single thread carries the curve of your back. Walls blink with eyes that look like yours. Someone touches your thigh, measuring resistance...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 18.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and bent and when we measured our steps past a town, even in wind the bells swayed toneless and tongueless, clappers unscrewed and melted down, wrapped around powder, shipped out in boxes, the bells bound open as dresses wind-filled then frozen. What is courage? Had we...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 49.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the acne-covered quarterbacks measured marksmanship by breaking streetlamps. Every basketball hoop in town is still missing a net. You will reassure me we had it good enough. When I begin to cry about growing up in a trailer park, you will backhand the blood out of my...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 119–131.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., together with the earlier “From Blank to Blank” that it echoes, ​could be used to introduce poorly equipped students to iambic feet and other elements of English prosody. Indeed, the audible regularity of the ballad measure functions as a kind of support, han- dle, or railing along which the speaker...
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the minnesota review (2024) 2024 (102): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2024
... and only if his faith was exact in measure and kind would he be made whole, holy. But my father never went. His belief in miracles stopped before himself. I watched a teen boy my age with a limp receive hands every year and the boy's familiar forehead sweat when the healer pushed him...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 11–12.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in a tutu. I sing the song of wanting to transcend history when I sat zippered lip in class, and couldn’t measure up to the calculus geniuses who shared my black hair, but not my size 18 waist. © 2017 Lisa Kwong 2017 ...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 27.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... as always,” one says, when asked about his home. & even now, a life defined by lack: Few words to pass, till the hole begins to shape — with lungs of salt & nothing left to trade. just how or where. “No need for measuring tape, Go deeper down, where less relies on slack. her knees will bend...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 3–4.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Liz N. Clift Liz N. Clift 1989 Stamps cost a quarter and on Sunday mornings my father and I made cinnamon rolls. I’d stand on a chair and measure ingredients into my mother’s big green bowl, stir with the wooden spoon, and ghost the Formica countertop...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 27–28.
Published: 01 May 2020
... sauntering down a trail cleared long ago by genocide. e hunter, white as I m relieved to read as I pass him and his poached doe, subtly brandishes his bow to show me our di erence. It s OK, someone somewhere has already measured pink liquid into bottles so my son won t have blood in his piss. Yours won t...