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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 56–68.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Margret Grebowicz This article takes its cue from Timothy Morton’s invitation to think all things in terms of radioactivity. Instead of focusing on objects, however, the author explores radiation in the imagination of animal desire in the nuclear dystopia. Her working hypothesis...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 53.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Jon Pineda © 2013 Jon Pineda 2013 Jon Pineda Ritual Some mornings I pretend to sleep, our room cool as a tomb, before the radiator has jeweled the air to weigh us further into the next life, & that is usually when she arrives, stuffed animals...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 29.
Published: 01 November 2020
... and out it comes, shimmering blue bruise in a puff of coal dust. It has its own life now. Everyone can see it, can stick out an index finger in the hopes it may alight there. Had I swallowed it, it would be stuck inside, incandescent filament in my gut, one that radiates darkness. We could pretend it wasn...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 27–28.
Published: 01 May 2021
... annihilation; another crater in the earth like the one you found me in, digging my own grave / with my teeth, crooked from encountering diamantine sediment, still-warm bones of those who look just like me, rocks, razors, radiation In my veins, there s a sweet virus that resembles us assuaged by pills perfected...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 42–44.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of luminescent nerves, lantern made of mist and adhesive light, transmission on the tongue like a wasp nest gently proffered to fire and flight. Tremors radiate toward the center and back out. First, the colors must be rescued, first the stories and before that we must be saved by stories...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 14–16.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in the wind like bells ringing out their bright colors lilac, cerulean, apple green with no black aprons to subdue them. Children jumped on a big trampoline by a barn, their joy in movement repeated in the undulating pastures beyond them. Everything radiated an easy, undeniable vibrancy. We could glimpse...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 48–52.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and moved it off his forehead. Then he leaned forward and wrapped the chain around Sherwood’s chest. “Spunky little runt,” Sherwood said. “Always have been.” Hilton finished. He stood next to Eliot, who hadn’t moved at all. Sherwood pulled the rifle to his chest. Absurdity radiated from...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 25–41.
Published: 01 November 2012
... on the couch and cries and asks questions about his pancreas, and my father says things but always includes the mention of the appointment with the radiation therapist on Monday. The appointment with the therapist on Monday involves a CT scan, an MRI, more blood work, and a follow-up for a session...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (101): 123–150.
Published: 01 November 2023
... littered with starlings. They thought it was the toxins in yew berries, the contamination of natural waters, possibly the radio frequency radiation from the newly installed tower. There s always something a little shocking when one sees a clump of dirt or a cast-off sock and finds that it s really a tiny...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 47–52.
Published: 01 November 2020
... ones. In my attic apartment the radiators hissed and rattled and star- tled me awake. My downstairs neighbors fought, and only the tone of their voices carried through the carpeted floor. I turned up the volume of my reality TV shows, listening to television couples shouting instead. As the weather...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 26–44.
Published: 01 May 2014
... all have a drink and chat,” he said finally. And with that every- one began to mingle. Thom immediately made a beeline for Ellen, cutting off several other writers in the process. “I find you to be very interesting,” he said. “You sell so many books. And you radiate such warmth. You...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (100): 6–14.
Published: 01 May 2023
... the mountains. The countryside villages looked like little boxes, their bamboo Ramakrishnan 13 rooves shining under the sun. Then I saw the temple. It stood there in the distance, a quiet building that seemed to radiate heat. At that moment, any regrets I had about quitting burned away. In the way that home...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 93–101.
Published: 01 November 2014
... solar radiation: carbon dioxide as well as methane, nitrous oxide, and ozone. Air turns out to be the matter of history, the substance the properties of which, however elusive, will determine the next phase of human and plane- tary history. The Anthropocene is rightly identified...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 59–68.
Published: 01 November 2010
...” was comparative, and it cannot be understood except by asking: Better than where? The Depression originated in the United States, but it was a global phenomenon that radiated outward chronologically and geographically. A much more ambitious study than the ones that Dickstein, Conn, and Welky...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 33–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of a burning building. The radiator clangs and lets out a small burst of steam. I’m done. “Already?” Ivan asks with surprise, and maybe even a little relief. I’m reminded that we’re performing two separate tasks. It isn’t like we’re cooking a meal or painting a room where we get to share...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 9–19.
Published: 01 November 2017
... as female. “The cat is smarter than you,” she says when I tell her Lorna is missing. “She knew to get the fuck out of Kansas.” I crouch down and turn the knob on the radiator to “open,” but I know the heat isn’t working. Every day my landlord says he’s coming, and then he does not come...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 63–74.
Published: 01 November 2006
... by a nanosecond's worth of settling into a beach cottage, time still found time to march in. "Oh, hi, Jen." She was a vision of white Coppertone radiating from a torso of Day- Glo orange Michelin tires. "Uh, uh, hello." 68 the minnesota review "Gosh," said Anastasia, "I...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 59–96.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in aesthetics, like Vicuña’s, which is also a material- ity that directly confronts what is not-yet through the rearrangement of what the artist finds and collects from what is, is always engaged in tracing the social lines radiating from form(s). The true radicality in reading such experimentalism...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2014
....” Marion never said such a thing, but over the last few years, Sull had felt the silent accusation radiating like heat from her skin. His sons hadn’t considered their birthright —​this hard land —​ worth having. They scattered into the world. The failure must be his. He saw the muscles of her...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 9–23.
Published: 01 May 2015
... to make sure the pieces fall into place for each one of my patients.” By pieces I knew he meant surgery, chemo, radiation, and all the other miscellaneous meds in his arsenal, pain kill- ers, nausea reducers, and so on. He reached to the windowsill behind him and picked up a kaleidoscope...