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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 2–3.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., as long as the chrome sluices kept bringing water down from the high Sierra and the fiberglass stars hung in place beneath the great dome of the antique mall. So we built a raft. We’d watched how to do it on television, when we were children, using tarps...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 36.
Published: 01 November 2006
... on a plastic raft, no sharks in the water. I was thinking, Tom, that your name might be French—deLay, and any association of your surname with the retardation of a progressive agenda might be wholly unmerited. I’m imagining I might see...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 269–276.
Published: 01 May 2009
... suggest that he rode the waves of popular trends until his flimsy raft was shipwrecked on the shore. Recent trends in literary and cultural studies would instead suggest that Fiedler had found solid footing long before the crash. Fiedler began his career with a conscious break from...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 89–104.
Published: 01 November 2009
... thinking aliens somehow snagged her. Late at night, floating on my raft—you know the one I mean? The blue one with the drink holder and built-in radio?” Melody nodded. “Anyway, floating on my raft out in the pool, I’d sometimes see rings of blue lights pulsing overhead. We’re talking UFOs...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 123–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in the mid-forties with “Come Back to the Raft Ag’in, Huck Honey and Northrop Frye, who contributed the best précis of his method, “The Archetypes of Literature,” several years before Anatomy of Criticism. It stretched even further to include the Harvard humanist Douglas Bush, the Americanist...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 147–157.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., and the Propaganda of Silence (2006), argue that the western publishing industry’s fixation on the veil effectively serves the interests of American foreign policy. They note that the post-9/11 period has seen the publication of a raft of “blue burqa books,” many of which aim to “sensationalize...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Sull flushed the eagle from her nest, which was large as a raft and took up the entire crown. The size and scope amazed him, deep with dead white branches. Why hadn’t he come here before? He slapped the red oak to test it. His breath, a silver hush. With a yank of the ripcord...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 85–103.
Published: 01 May 2020
... or drift; Jellywatch.org, n.d Because they are not good swimmers, they are at the mercy of the ocean currents, like the seaward migrants who cross treacherous seas in flimsy boats and rafts, very often at the cost of their lives. Like their jellyfish counterparts, migrants occupy the borderline space...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 85–103.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of environment from what I’m told you would find at Cornell or Hopkins. We had the sense that we were swimming upstream. Then this wholesale change happened in the mid- to late 80s; partly it was the arrival of Eric Lott and Susan Fraiman and a whole raft of junior female faculty...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 107–124.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... But “The Style and Substance of C. Wright Mills,” the introduction he wrote for De Hombres Sociales y Movimentos Politicos, marked the occasion for a permanent break. Citing a raft of errors and fatuous commentary, she granted permission for the volume on the condition...