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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 (2011) 2011 (77): 111–130.
Published: 01 November 2011
... for the political myth of Christian communism. Later this myth would gain historical traction through those who sought to emulate the myth. One question remains: why did this political myth not become central to Christianity? I argue that it was a regressive myth, attempting to hold on to a fading economic form...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
...-granting universities. This situation amounts to an ethical crisis, not just a labor one. The myth that “competition” is an appropriate mainstay for hiring is a toxic one for the humanities, as the process frequently fails: qualified candidates are unsuccessful not as a result of their own shortcomings...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2012
... on realism, allegory, and myth. He describes his own cultural analysis as an attempt to uncover the contradictory situations that produced solutions in the form of culture, literature, art, philosophy, technology, politics, or history. He attributes the famous difficulty of his sentences to their trying...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 119–130.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Press/University of Michigan Library . –––. 2011b . “ What Is a Myth? ” Larval Subjects (blog) , November 21 , larval subjects.wordpress.com/2011/11/21/what-is-a-myth/ . Bryant Levi Srnicek Nick Harman Graham , eds. 2011 . The Speculative Turn: Continental Materialism...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 121–132.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in that they presuppose globalization rather the minnesota review than exceptionalism as the horizon of intelligibility for their scholarship. American Studies scholars who had organized their field identities out of exceptionalist norms had deployed the myths of the Frontier and the Melting Pot to authorize...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 269–276.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... 1974 : 461 . Barrett William . “Life, Letters, and Politics.” Rev. of An End to Innocence, by Leslie Fiedler . New York Times 24 Apr. 1955 : BR20 . Crews Frederick C. “Myths and Archetypes.” Rev. of Waiting for the End, by Leslie Fiedler . New York Times 31 May 1964...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 207–213.
Published: 01 May 2008
... feelings. And the fact that it does work, whether despite or because of that imprecision, is the heart of Pike’s case. The word he uses for that self-conscious imprecision is myth. Today’s political unconscious is harder to conceive as archaeologically layered, like Orwell’s...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 56–59.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the loss of wetlands in coastal communities. Stephen A. Nelson, a geoscientist at Tulane University in New Orleans, starts off the discussion by providing correctives to five per- vasive myths about Katrina: that the levees were breached the day after Katrina hit the city (they were breached...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 133–140.
Published: 01 November 2019
... ”. In A Companion to American Indian History , edited by Deloria Philip J. Salisbury Neal , 87 – 102 . Oxford : Blackwell . Krech Shepard III . 1999 . The Ecological Indian: Myth and History . New York : Norton . Linklater Arno . 2013 . Owning the Earth: The Transforming...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the Storm: Pathologies of Decision Making in New Orleans.” Policy Options, December-January , 60 – 65 . Tierney Kathleen Bevc Christine Kuligowski Erica . 2006 . “Metaphors Matter: Disaster Myths, Media Frames and Their Consequences in Hurricane Katrina.” Annals of the American...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 52.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the wounded while birds pissed the fence. I gaslit my lantern. Myth-sparked I happied myself with the story of evers & afters & forwards, slipperfooted, blinded by the glint off glass I refused every glimpse factly showing me that my own hand authored & armed this dream of light. minnesota review...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 6.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of the government. Come to paradise. And so, they came. And so, they stayed. And so, they said thanks demanded. And so, they [destroyed and] conquered. ¿Y qué nos pasó? Estamos muriendo. Deja de matarnos. Let s have this conversation in English. Those apparitions are of your own making. If you turn into a myth...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 127–139.
Published: 01 May 2005
... umbrage at the very idea of female masochism, which seemed to shore up social inequality by attributing it to female psychology. The myth of women's masochism, wrote Paula Caplan in 1985, blames women for their misery, implying that women actively enjoy their suffering. Caplan argued...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 31–32.
Published: 01 November 2006
... lost in gain, corners meting out damask. In a country that ignores its history, bolts a door behind the present, preferring the seductive touch of myth, there is no fame for the faultless average, diligent poverty, evangels of duty, the double...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 3.
Published: 01 November 2021
... we abandon what we ve made ourselves? Could you ditch fog and wail to wear your pre-myth face, hold its weight? Be both things at once. Even as a kid I wanted twoness. Dressed up like a swamp thing and a princess till I cared what people said. Could say to me. Potential violence is a potent weapon...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 45–46.
Published: 01 May 2022
... beyond the melody of their low hymns. In her next act of ascent, she licks her lips, turns her phone skyward, looks back into the world, & disappears into another realm where myths wear lip gloss & blow kisses at a screen. The game, now her orbit of players jaws clenched, praying their hundred dollar...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 2.
Published: 01 November 2021
...CD Eskilson Copyright © 2021 CD Eskilson 2021 CD Eskilson Essay on Witchcraft Statues of Hecate show a triple-headed goddess. A being far too myriad for just one mouth. There s a longing for what s lost in shrines, engraved into a frieze. What s held inside a myth. My sibling knew defiance...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 47.
Published: 01 May 2022
... than the beats so/ it ain t working / the first time you punched me in, the night swallowed the breeze of its own fear and left me there/ brailled: myth/ no one ever will/ this party is a time warp/ i can t ever get the song out of my head/ i keep letting you back in/ how can i explain myself? i...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 21–22.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Boise to Fargo, till their guilt it rewrenches. I had a child once, fragrant as the moon on a placid Karbala night, aboveboard. I saw it at the head of the middle swoon induced by free spending of myths we hoard. Its death by fire was to me angelic boon, and forever...