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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 122–132.
Published: 01 November 2014
... with the conceptual tools of geotrauma and melancholy to lever open the novel’s inter- and intratextual palimpsests, I examine the novel’s engagement with a crucial Anthropocene issue: developing tactics for conceptualizing the intermingling of different temporal and spatial scales. I argue that the novel, which uses...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 126–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of queer theoretical studies of affect and futurity (Heather Love, Lee Edelman, Sianne Ngai); postcolonial studies of melancholy (Paul Gilroy); and competing critical approaches to both happiness (Martha Nussbaum) and the “not-happy” consequences of traumatic histories (Carolyn Kay Steedman). The essay...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 48–51.
Published: 01 November 2017
... is a long corridor, I think of how no one arranges a vase of flowers like she does. In the dining room she keeps pussy wil- lows alongside blue hydrangeas. Purple bearded irises she makes come alive, in a melancholy way, with pale pink peonies. Our cat loves her 50 the minnesota review garden...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 174–180.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and Better: Culture and Lit. He is an assistant poetry editor for Drunken Boat. Corgis are his favorite human breed. Robert Wrigley has published ten books of poems, including, most recently, Anatomy of Melancholy and Other Poems (2013) and, in the United Kingdom, The Church of Omnivorous Light...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 5–12.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and the gloom of Jelepara made Sarla feel noble about the compromise that conjugality was supposed to nurture. With time, she found the nobility wearing thin. Troubled by the melancholy on people’s faces and the constant mistiness in their eyes, Sarla stayed indoors, especially when she was alone. She...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 9–17.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., always a step ahead of civilization. I tried to shake my melancholy with more whiskey. I told a knot in the ceiling about all the wonders I had seen and all the beasts I had shot. My adventures in country that is, I suspect, the most beautiful in the world. But I could not escape the feeling...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 102–110.
Published: 01 November 2019
... individual in its combination of elegy, pas- toralism, humor, melancholy, utopianism, eroticism, and funk. At the same time, the individuality of Smith s poetry shouldn t be mistaken for individualism (at least not in the crass, capitalist sense of possessive individualism). Indeed, I want to suggest...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 47–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... TORTURE The first floor was emptying out. A song was playing, something -cur rent, a mix of all the genres, minor and melancholy, syrupy and numb- ing as codeine. There was a thump and the song skipped. “Heyyyy,” said Hector and whacked the digital jukebox with his cast. “Stop doing that,” called...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 13–21.
Published: 01 May 2020
... (2020) DOI 10.1215/00265667-8128097 © 2020 Charles Booth 13 14 the minnesota review and sometimes after a day of feeding creatures into the incinerator, Duke would sit on Aunt Kat s porch with his mandolin and sing a melancholy tune that crescendoed with the line, All day long, I throw puppies...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 145–158.
Published: 01 May 2013
...: blood, phlegm, choler, and melancholy) (X:585). This combination of present and past, this violation of chronology, demands, for Adorno, a critique that acknowledges the multiple temporalities captured in the artwork: “Art’s history is not a string of individual causalities; no univocal...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 256–268.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., finding their vision in the long landscape between New York and Hollywood, should praise that great and melancholy man” (5). Engle’s own contribution to the anthology was entitled “The Burial of Baudelaire,” in which he again notes that the “Societe des Gens des Lettres...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 61–80.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., “The houses look more like prison complexes than family homes,” and Ed’s vampire neighbors are shown living out “their night to night lives in a state of melancholy” (19). Ed’s house, uniformly modish, is protected with a conspicuously presented security system that twice alerts him to the presence...