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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 60–68.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Stephen A. Nelson Although it has been nearly ten years since the Hurricane Katrina disaster, many misconceptions (myths) still surround the events that took place. Among these myths are that levees failed the day after Katrina made landfall, that the failed levees were on the Mississippi River...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 67–74.
Published: 01 May 2007
... misconceptions of Americans about the Middle East, but, on the other hand, I have to say that there are a group of very open-minded Americans, especially women, who, ever since the invasion of Iraq, are trying to find Middle Eastern writers and artists and activists. And just...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 130–145.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., in the publisher’s view, Arabic was a “controversial language” (Said 2001, n.p The view of Arabic literature (in Arabic or in English) as unwor- thy of publication and serious inquiry stems, I argue, from the follow- ing three orientalist misconceptions. First, the Arabic language is seen...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 9–22.
Published: 01 May 2008
... twisting of his face. “Roadkill doesn’t make good eating,” he said. “That’s a common misconception people have. The impact causes the bones to shatter into so many pieces you really can’t get them out. That’s especially true of things that have been hit by more than one car...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 53–77.
Published: 01 November 2012
... widely held misconception about Žižek’s formulation of the relation of both texts and interpretations to the Lacanian real. For Dean, the central flaw of Žižek’s method is “[pumping] up the concept of the real” (25). Using Lacan’s early notion of the real —​ that which “resists...