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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Tech 2016 labor theory of value oil industry rent capitalism Marxism Works Cited Becker Lawrence C. 1977 . Property Rights: Philosophic Foundations . London : Routledge and Kegan Paul . Blair John M. 1976 . The Control of Oil . New York : Random House...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 92–101.
Published: 01 May 2015
... from the condition of scarcity. Rents are going up in gentrifying neighborhoods. Are there neighborhoods where rents are stabilized, and do griffins and unicorns amble through their streets? Grocery stores like Whole Foods are too expensive for the people who used to live in the newly fashion...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 15.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Jennifer Newhouse © 2017 Jennifer Newhouse 2017 Jennifer Newhouse Downtown Before this rented efficiency, there was peace. Before there was faucet and shower and fan. All hum, all coffeepot cough and dishwasher gurgle. Now this —​construction dumpster...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 39.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Michelle M. Tokarczyk © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 39 Michelle M. Tokarczyk Lincoln Cabbies When she gets stir crazy cooped up in that rented room a call to Capital Cab gets her...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 55.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Corey Ginsberg © 2017 Corey Ginsberg 2017 Corey Ginsberg When Tuna Helper Needs Help Call Mom and Dad. Tell them you’ve blown through your inheritance and are turning side-dish tricks to make rent. Mom and Dad are sturdy Stouffer’s entrees. They came intact...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 51–52.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the freight train of thought to rent you the Indian Ocean. Then snow and your mother roars up in a Mustang, blaring Van Morrison. You’re certain the brakes are broken, but you can’t shout, she can’t hear you moaning. Then stars and you’re staring...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 45–46.
Published: 01 November 2011
... chiselers at his sides in long, wide swathes of tongue. They ate the sponge and scraps of cloth lying in dust, then regurgitated and ate again. And in the ninth hour —​the darkest —​ when the veil was rent, the earth gashed and the graves spilled open, they stood, dumbly...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 159.
Published: 01 November 2013
... © 2013 Virginia Tech 2013 Books Received the minnesota review welcomes proposals for reviews of these and other recent academic books as well as journals, significant articles, and other works reflecting cultural and intellectual cur- rents. For reviews, we much prefer overviews...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 42–45.
Published: 01 May 2016
... they are from someplace else. Lovers renting a room in the W Hotel pretend a more glamorous city. Mistake moths for shooting stars for the rumor of still one more snow. I search the alleyway behind Emily’s starting-over-again- again...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 23–24.
Published: 01 May 2021
... survival, of heritable traits mutating over time. But perhaps it was none of these things at all. 2. Some Kind of Libation That afternoon, heat and light rippled together in waves that rent the stifling air. It began when a tall, brittle husk of a girl was spotted quench- ing her thirst on the poisonous...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 29–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
... parents called what we were doing “stopping out,” so as to put a hope- ful spin on it and distinguish it from abandoning the project of finish- ing college altogether. While some of our peers went to Europe or off to do educational Semesters at Sea, we craved Real Life. So we rented apartments...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 45–46.
Published: 01 November 2019
... along: no bonus, no raise. Her coworker has been promoted and it s unfair. If she had Gerald s income, she d move, but where can she move now, with rents so high? Did I know that Gerald bought a new car? She never mentions you. Years ago she claimed that I loved you more. My baby, my precious, my little...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 116–138.
Published: 01 November 2016
... mechanisms” (2011, xxxiii). According to this logic, cognitive capitalism shifts from an exploitative system based upon the extraction of surplus value from the labor of workers to a political structure in which “revenue in the digital economy consists of rent —​which is, in this case, the return...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 123–138.
Published: 01 November 2017
...? Rees  I would say my relationship with academia is not particularly that I engage with academic argument. Over my lifetime, academia has become much more separated from activism. I’d say that the cur- rent discourse, especially after the postmodernist linguistic turn, has become much less useful...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 20–26.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the door. We take the residential streets back to Jarret’s apartment so he can drink his beers as we walk. “As soon as I get another job I’m saving up to buy my own place. I don’t even care where it is. I never want to pay rent again.” 22 the minnesota review “Because you pay so...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 11–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the water with his feet. Above, the sky rotated. Clouds rent to thin shreds of white fabric. As he made his passage he crossed over one-story homes, the ruined fields of crops, all of it softened as seen through the muddy floodwaters. John Barry looked down and saw he was above a tree...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 51–58.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to a beautiful woman executive, growing more and more willing each day to throw his life away for and with this person—a man—who made languages with his eyebrows and vows with his instruments. In a rented basement studio, they had played with each other for nearly a year, late...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 47–52.
Published: 01 May 2005
... you've sold a book and for every book sold you've made about a buck fifty. You understand that if you were relying on book sales to make next month's rent you'd have to drive to that fictional planet with red grass and back again. You drink your beer. It's a Bass Ale served in a frosted mug...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 65–82.
Published: 01 November 2006
... paid the rent. I then had a fellowship at Clare Hall, Cambridge for a year. For a living I translated novels, some by Angela Carter, Fay Weldon, and Nadine Gordimer, for a Norwegian publisher. I had to figure out how to combine the translation with my own writing because there is always...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 7–15.
Published: 01 May 2016
... head on straight. They rent by the hour, night, or week. I consider blowing the rest of my cash on a week, but then I remember I still gotta eat. I pay the thirty bucks for the night, then walk into my palace, which, in every way but the view, beats the projects. I turn on the TV...