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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 29–32.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Miller Oberman © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 29 Miller Oberman Dixie Paint 1. Day We pull into a duplex in a Black neighborhood in our Dixie Paint van, confederate flags blazing on...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jamaal May © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Jamaal May The Man Who Paints Mountains and Helicopters for Rodney Denne Not the coin and not the thumb. Not even the palm it smacks down on, heads up. You are not the choice, no matter what it looks like today...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 59–96.
Published: 01 May 2014
...José Felipe Alvergue This article examines Chilean poet and artist Cecilia Vicuña’s aesthetic practices from the 1970s to today. The recent republication of Vicuña’s Saboramí by Chainlinks Press (2011) permits a new generation of readers to experience her paintings from the 1970s and to read...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 130–145.
Published: 01 May 2012
... relevant ideas of other key thinkers (such as Edward Said, Roger Allen, Arif Dirlik, Waïl Hassan, and Slavoj Žižek), I explore whether such exclusions are painted with orientalist and racist attitudes toward Arabic writing. I conclude with suggestions on how teachers of world literature today can partially...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 65–79.
Published: 01 May 2011
... painting, photography, and poetry in her work. Other figures discussed include John Donne, James Coleman, Gerhard Richter, and Hannah Arendt. The interview culminates with some thoughts on the concepts of flesh and of analogy, the topic of the book she is currently writing. © 2011 Virginia Tech 2011...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2018) 2018 (91): 149.
Published: 01 November 2018
...: Witnessing American Slavery . New York : Overlook Press . Singh Julietta . 2018 . Unthinking Mastery: Dehumanism and Decolonial Entanglements . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Spry Adam . 2018 . Our War Paint Is Writers’ Ink: Anishinaabe Literary Transnationalism . Albany, NY...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 6.
Published: 01 May 2016
... middle and opened to smaller and smaller figures, the same shape but painted in different patterns. We are like this, too, we women, painted shells that house one another, person inside person inside person. A dizzy perpetuity. The world, doll in doll, releases...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 5–6.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and went to dinner in our best dresses. While I sat in Logan International he began to paint his nails —​ asked college girls to teach him how, studied their technique as they brushed with nondominant hand. My technique is to hope no one looks too closely...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 47.
Published: 01 November 2010
...John A. Nieves © 2010 by Virginia Tech 2010 John A. Nieves Epilogue Wet paint has given up dripping— decided gravity is less grave than the name implies. A young girl outside a window waves to her reflection, twirls her hair, chews a mercury switch. She...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 15–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Mary Biddinger © 2011 Mary Biddinger 2011 Mary Biddinger A Diorama I still marveled at the size of you, though now we slept on a bed of painted corduroy and drank from a stretch of mica. The hawk continued to live in the air. A mechanized moon followed our...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 3–4.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the Formica countertop with flour. We’d roll out the dough together, and he’d dab butter onto its surface, let me spread it like finger paint, before he spread globs of applesauce with the back of a spoon, then helped me wash the grease from my hands, and maybe he...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 27–28.
Published: 01 November 2013
... too pretty. Got long nails and a sweep of collarbone that gets me off task. I’m just fine with her uptown at her tidy little woman’s place with fresh sheets and curtains and all. My house is about as bad as my yard. I keep buckets of empty spray paint cans in the kitchen. Paint done...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 13–14.
Published: 01 May 2011
... meaning. A painted Neanderthal face is our first proof a Neanderthal is capable of symbolic thinking, meaning when a Neanderthal rubbed two synapses together, she could have seen God or gods or some mythos to explain why she was there at all; the same question the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 40.
Published: 01 May 2012
... assistant in pieces, stuffing the legs in the trunk of its car. In the painting by Cézanne, for example, the apple sits in front of the skull like a taunt for those who are done eating. Cut in half one way, an apple is two halves of an apple. Cut in half the other, it’s a star...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 31–32.
Published: 01 November 2010
... for father; I watch my mother place a strand of hair into the flame sending a curl of smoke spiraling toward the ceiling. III. lighter in hand, a freshly painted door frame, seeing if I can burn away hellos and goodbyes. IV. chucking a lit rag into the hay fields. V. I feel...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 47–48.
Published: 01 November 2012
...-shaped pearl hung low on the Madonna’s shaved, perfectly domed forehead. But if the Madonna wasn’t sacred to Fra Lippi, what would he have done with us? Would he have painted the skin of my daughter’s cheek as she knelt in prayer...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 42–43.
Published: 01 May 2013
.../00265667-2016634  © 2013 Laura Wetherington 42   43 like a back bone framing the painting                   we are all held up in lovely by our structure                 and...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 48.
Published: 01 May 2014
... it to happen.  —​Right now I called to the asteroid. This week I pleaded to the lump in my breast. I told stories of the mother locked in a ward, raving at a nurse. I clawed at her stomach, painted her portrait in lipstick: Who is beautiful now? I taunted the...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 49–60.
Published: 01 November 2011
... to help her but thinks back on the time she stole their cat, and on the time she called the cops on him for drinking on his own front lawn, and on the time she gypped him on the paint job he’d done on her house, which is why her fence is still corroded and splintering flakes of off-white...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 45.
Published: 01 May 2005
... tell—to elide, excuse' moi, there is pollen drifting off the flowers in the old woman's stand by the train station, a boy in a brilliant green shirt is painting his face with white paint, in the empty music case he will use to catch coins is the ghost of his sisters viola, and as he moves...