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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 52.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Catherine Pierce © 2014 Catherine Pierce 2014 Catherine Pierce Imaginary Vacation Scenario #2 You are, in this version, the kind of person who enjoys being sweaty. You’re never happier than when your shoulders are freighted with the 30-pound weight of all you need...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 53.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Catherine Pierce © 2014 Catherine Pierce 2014 Catherine Pierce True Story In the tales I used to tell, I was the queen of peril, and my listeners, I knew, hallelujahed my every survival. In one true story, the car slid to a gasping collision and I emerged...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 10–11.
Published: 01 May 2013
... a rat pissing on cotton, the gleaming corner of a note set to crackle, piercing the racial gloom of the American heart like buckshot, his trumpet bell uplifted and ringing. And though the rain may ooze and lovers lose that feeling, the moon melt down and the earth finally find its ceiling in...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2014
... program. Catherine Pierce is the author of The Girls of Peculiar (2012), winner of the 2013 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award for Poetry, and Famous Last Words (2008), winner of the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, Slate, Boston...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 30–43.
Published: 01 May 2015
... whatsoever. Despite what your tattooed forearms and neck and Mira’s facial piercings and boot-camp hairdo might indicate, demographically speaking, you two were not drug users, you were clean, a couple of straight-and-narrows that liked punk rock, and to suggest otherwise bordered on profiling. But...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 47–52.
Published: 01 May 2005
... sauce. They already have the hangdog look of overweight men. Your waitress comes over. She's not fat at all. She's skinny. Her features are small and sharp. She looks like the kind of girl that would hang out on the sidewalks of the East Village showing ofF her piercings and tattoos...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 289–296.
Published: 01 May 2009
... essays under the heading “Globalization and the Postcolonial Eclipse.” Consider also books like Pheng Cheah’s piercing analysis of globalization and human rights in postcolonial states in Inhuman Conditions: On Cosmopolitanism and Human Rights. The global trend in postcolonial studies has...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 37–43.
Published: 01 November 2015
...  39 the war. Many were used as military posts or machine gun nests by both sides. At the end of May, in the first year of the war, the top floor was destroyed by a direct hit. The bomb pierced the roof and exploded inside. It killed my mother and wounded my father in his right leg. He...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 63–74.
Published: 01 November 2006
... stuck my neck out to see around Anastasia to confirm her son was voicing this sentiment, although the grammatically awry, nasal whine piercing through Siegfried's blonde #2 pencil physique (every bit a chip off the ole Horst) made the exercise pointless. In absolute terms, it was also...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 113–125.
Published: 01 May 2005
... whole range of texts from the mid-nineteenth century up to the present. I am including the obvious examples—Hedda Gabler, The Awakening, Madame Bovary, but also quite a few 1940s film melodramas, maybe Mildred Pierce or Imitation of Life. It is this project that has inspired some of my...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 179–193.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., like in 1999 in Seattle. Arthur So the Seattle phenomenon is not a coalition? Lott No. You're never going to sit down and have a white working-class country person agree with a green-haired, pierced punk about proper tactics, strategies, demeanor, even political goals. If you try and sit...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 37–48.
Published: 01 November 2006
... choked lines of vehicles. The boutiques along the boulevard displayed designer clothes, the sleeves and hems of dresses stretched and skewered by pins. A chic-looking woman in a suit was waiting for her dog to add more globs of crap to the already littered sidewalk. She shot Greta a piercing...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 49–61.
Published: 01 November 2006
... bangs heavy as a bell. The cooling system blares all else away. Squared off and low-ceilinged, it's a dull, metal cell with scattered remnants—a carton of cottage cheese the minnesota review spilling its guts, a sour cream container crushed sideways, a pierced tub drooling yogurt. The rest...