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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 219–230.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Labradoodle—Designer Dog or Just Another Mutt? 9 Feb. 2004 . < http://news.nationalgeographic.com > . Veblen Thorstein . The Theory of the Leisure Class . 1899 . New York : Penguin , 1994 . Paula Harrington No Mongrels Need Apply “I want to get one of those. They’re nice...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 55.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Corey Ginsberg © 2017 Corey Ginsberg 2017 Corey Ginsberg When Tuna Helper Needs Help Call Mom and Dad. Tell them you’ve blown through your inheritance and are turning side-dish tricks to make rent. Mom and Dad are sturdy Stouffer’s entrees. They came intact in...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
... reorientation also serves as a response to Ann-Sophie Lehmann's call for greater material literacy to help us better learn and understand more about our material surroundings. Lehmann argues that we need to have more awareness of and appreciation for the basic materials of our daily life and world. She explains...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 126–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in which the not-happy subject is prevented from forming any kind of investment—thereby becomes a way to envision a form of praxis particular to the not-happy subject. The essay also suggests that greater attention to the need for critical “triage” when analyzing the relative intellectual...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 53–77.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jason Berger This essay examines how Slavoj Žižek’s conception of fantasy may open up new approaches for political, literary, and aesthetic criticism. Taking In Defense of Lost Causes (2008) as a case study, I demonstrate how Žižek’s method provides a much-needed consideration of form. Moreover, I...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of its own outside and therefore has difficulties with cognitive mapping. The much needed counterweight to American power will have to come from the superior vantage point of such an outside position. Addressing the problematic of representation, the conjunction between art and politics, and the...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 143–161.
Published: 01 November 2011
... nationalism. To travel smoothly among the flows of global culture and public reason, one need not abandon the nation, but one must, in the dominant account, be willing to shed the parochial trappings of religion—or at least relegate such attachments to one's private life. In a time of Twitter revolutions and...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 104–112.
Published: 01 May 2012
... discourse of global English needs to expand well beyond disciplinary and curricular concerns to consider English as the literal and metaphoric operating system for a social matrix that is at once networked and informational. If the discourse of global English is to have any critical purchase, in other words...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 51–69.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Michelle M. Tokarczyk This article takes as its starting point the need for solidarity among working-class people and the fact that such solidarity often breaks down across racial lines. It reads Gran Torino and Frozen River as simultaneously disclosing class issues and erasing them, particularly...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 58–72.
Published: 01 May 2019
... wounded (white) masculinity stands in need of healing through a return to battle and conquest. Works Cited Baldwin James . 1993 . Nobody Knows My Name . New York : Vintage . Barthes Roland . 1995 . A Barthes Reader . Edited by Sontag Susan . New York : Hill and Wang...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 111–125.
Published: 01 November 2019
... capitalogenic ecological and social depredations today. Reading Jameson and Latour together offers a way toward affirmative transformation by exposing the need (“horizontal” ideals notwithstanding) for force put into critical tension with common effort to spur the ecosocial planetary repair humans— especially...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 69–81.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Patrick Fessenbecker; Bryan Yazell In much of the recent scholarship on economics and literature, the depth of insight is inversely proportional to the status claimed for literature as such. For example, Gary Saul Morson and Morton Schapiro’s Cents and Sensibility argues that economists need to...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 11.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Hannah Bishop © 2021 Hannah Bishop 2021 Hannah Bishop Plumb Line my lungs hang from my clavicle so a hand on my shoulder tips them like a scale \ i don t need comfort i need to imagine your mouth as a tetromino now rearrange the squares to make it my favorite one the little pink T \ i have...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 54.
Published: 01 May 2013
...! O right thumb and bent Knee! O double blink, O air hug! You are The signals we need To read the human, The other octagon And flashing light. Chin nod and fist bump, You are the figure’s font: The letter, the dash Inked on the body’s page...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 2.
Published: 01 November 2013
... off snow banks into side streets. Sometimes dreams slip poison, make the living dead then alive again, twirling in an unfamiliar room. It’s hard to say I need you enough. Today I did. Walked into your morning shower fully clothed. All the moments we stop...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 27.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Miz Hefferman Miz Hefferman Drawing a Perfect Circle It’s Tuesday, and my father demands to see the ocean. He needs his shoes. I tell him water is so far, even the thirst in his legs couldn’t carry him there. He closes his eyes and hears waves. He wants his dog to come. I compromise. I...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 38.
Published: 01 May 2012
... belly. Air and amber refract; a sinking physic of steam, of whiskey, soothes while beyond the blinds the bridge looms, hazards a tensile connection between stone, scuttled need, and eternal acts of suspension. minnesota review...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2020
...: faces to pile! with egg! ooze!! toast triangles square packets! of grape jelly!! see it all piled!! around me a booth seat! tear! in the red! cushion the window! with guests peering in! i m not!! eating! any of it just need to watch! index! nger! pointing! count every single! egg to make sure! none are...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 55.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Allison Donohue © 2016 Allison Donohue 2016 Allison Donohue Shipwrecked Waveless water, I don’t deny this canoe is hesitant for two     yet I shall dream of what I do not need; a dog moaning in the anteroom unaware she isn’t alone, I’ll...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 25–26.
Published: 01 May 2007
... nearby just in case and I can skin a dead calf whose mother desperately needs a mouth to feed, carry the still warm sadness to another bawling babe, tie the hide onto its bone edged, weakening body, tie it securely but not too tight, its belly must...