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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 29–32.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Time: Twenty-Five Years of Prison Writing . New York : Arcade , 1999 . Dlamini Moses . Hell Hole, Robben Island . Nottingham, England : Spokesman Books , 1984 . Genet Jean . Thief's Journal . New York : Bantam , 1964 . Ghose Sri Aurobindo . Tales of Prison Life...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 20.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Liz Robbins © 2017 Liz Robbins 2017 Liz Robbins Medium Security Prison The orange jumpsuit works to make us all the same, but I’ve always viewed myself as lesser than those around me. Next door, Alisha stuck her man with a ten-inch blade when she...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 13–14.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Doran Larson © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Doran Larson The People vs. The People No institution expresses the relationship of the state to the sovereign people so graphically as the prison. In the prison the collective power that we relegate to civil employees, to ensure our...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 18–20.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., or any since. Some things cling and won’t let go—like his hug, and how I had to pry his tiny hands apart when the visit ended. Prison has extracted pieces of all of us. Happy childhoods. Bonds between brother and sister. My son went to live with an uncle in another state. My daughter, who...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2008
... on a mountaintop in Costa Rica’s central region. From the prison yard, I could see an extinct volcano rise one kilometer above the city. Often, in the mornings, the volcano’s peak was hidden by diaphanous clouds. In the afternoons those clouds fed the lush vegetation surrounding the jail. Through...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 9–11.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., but the family that showers together is stuck together. Call for Essays and Stories Voices Through the Wall: Prisoners Write about Prisons The editors seek nonfiction essays and prose fiction by men and women currently incarcerated in American...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 147–157.
Published: 01 May 2007
... inside the prison. Moshiri’s novel does not initially sexualize the imprisonment of girls and women, but the tone shifts as it moves towards its conclusion, depicting the infamous Iranian policy of singling out women who were known to be virgins, having guards “marry...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 169–175.
Published: 01 November 2006
... labyrinthine tombs and prisons to restorative wombs (“And if architecture is associated with death, it is also associated with life”) rely too heavily on ahistorical categories of myth and (universal) subjective experience (221). Camouflage often invokes the psychoanalytic studies...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 15.
Published: 01 May 2013
... prisoners like you, taxi driver, into ghosts. Our techniques are as simple as water and cloth, the locations we bruise. No one else knows you are here. Give us something: tell us names. Tonight, cry something other than Allah. Tell us names tonight. Cry something. Other than Allah...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 33–45.
Published: 01 May 2008
... George Costanza, “Jerry! It moved, Jerry!” We laughed tears through bloodshot eyes. Dare I admit that I wasn’t lying? Games of Chance It was my first week in prison. Granted, I’d done a year in county waiting for the media to die out and move onto their next murderer of the month...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 67–74.
Published: 01 May 2007
... to do with their biology in ways that it doesn’t for men. Moshiri Probably she’s referring to the part where there’s a prisoner and they use her baby to get a confession from her. By taking the baby away from her, they want her to confess, and then suddenly they bring...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 153–162.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the particular responsibility of a Communist writer, however, he became embroiled in what he later described as “the most unsettling experience of my life, infinitely worse than going to prison” (qtd. in Ceplair 260). What later came to be called the “Maltz controversy” began...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 54–66.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Attendent .” South Atlantic Review 81 , no. 1 : 136 – 56 . Lowe Lisa . 2015 . The Intimacies of Four Continents . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Loyd Jena Mitchelson Matt Burridge Andrew . 2012 . “ Borders, Prisons, and Abolitionist Visions .” In Beyond Walls...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 278–281.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and creative writing at Hamilton College since 1998, and inside a maximum-security state prison since 2006. His essay, “Toward a Prison Poetics,” is forthcoming in College Literature. Josh Massey’s poetry recently appeared in Italian translation with Il Tolomeo...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 21–35.
Published: 01 November 2009
... he is a Distinguished Professor in creative writing at UC-Riverside. Davis’ first book,Prisoners of the American Dream (Verso, 1986), explores why this country never developed a popular working-class political party. City of Quartz analyzes the contradictions between the utopian...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 7–8.
Published: 01 November 2006
...), and, with Aijaz Ahmad and Modhumita Roy, the posthumous A Singular Voice: Collected Writings of Michael Sprinker (Verso, 2003). Away from the typewriter, Fred continually found ways to practice his politics. He taught in prisons for many years, and he worked with the Alternatives to Violence program...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 8–9.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., the posthumous A Singular Voice: Collected Writings of Michael Sprinker (Verso, 2003). Away from the typewriter, Fred continually found ways to practice his politics. He taught in prisons for many years, and he worked with the Alternatives to Violence program in Connecticut prisons and with Help...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 9–10.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., the posthumous A Singular Voice: Collected Writings of Michael Sprinker (Verso, 2003). Away from the typewriter, Fred continually found ways to practice his politics. He taught in prisons for many years, and he worked with the Alternatives to Violence program in Connecticut prisons and with Help...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 29.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Mike Casey © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 Mike Casey Bagley's Sign Bagley's sign on the road near the monkey house the POW cage people put up a traffic sign prisoner crossing good ideas go wrong though started off comical...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 11.
Published: 01 May 2007
... shoulder bottle and can collecting, and, yes asking for gas money in a parking lot A week driving tractor with a bailer Such hours, days are my prisons But my work is hauling in vistas of heavy white mist that blurs the summits —a cloud whose...