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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 45.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Sean Thomas Dougherty Sean Thomas Dougherty The Sentence The bringing forth places this being in the Open in such a way that what is to be brought forth first clears the openness of the Open into which it comes forth. —Martin Heidegger Between the sweetness at the...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 83–94.
Published: 01 May 2012
... realism, allegory, and myth. He describes his own cultural analysis as an attempt to uncover the contradictory situations that produced solutions in the form of culture, literature, art, philosophy, technology, politics, or history. He attributes the famous difficulty of his sentences to their trying to...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 8.
Published: 01 November 2013
... bulb sits in the back of my throat. I speak in ideas about how to bury the dead. I speak in moons and earth. There is no antidote for the amount of silence I’ve swallowed. I’m as big as the world. I carry every sentence into the distance. minnesota review 81 (2013) DOI 10.1215/00265667...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 137–146.
Published: 01 May 2007
... paraphrase, we must assume that there is some systematic relationship between the sentence we started with and the sentence we offered as a gloss on it. We would want to say, for example, that “we” remains essentially unchanged between the original and the paraphrase...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 9–10.
Published: 01 November 2007
... a new word. The movement of Eve’s mouth pressing into her first apple was an entire sentence: Thank you for choice. Every flick of Leonardo’s painting hand said I am awed to be alive. The inward pull of Gandhi’s hungry flesh was courage. My daughter...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 27–28.
Published: 01 May 2021
...-8851240 © 2021 John Manuel Arias 27 28 the minnesota review as it normally goes If only they had known Death s sentence would be something different, something quicker yet more callous, or maybe more / benevolent because at least with my hot, permanent shadow someone will know I was here that my skinny...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 41–43.
Published: 01 November 2020
... sensible idea to allow someone else to determine the future. Refined thesis statement: Maybe not because appeasement, some historians say, (endnotes) started World War II. Possible topic sentence: To acquiesce to an abortion or a war becomes expansively problematic. Possible evidence: Irrational to follow...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 42–45.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Isles. Clump on sidewalks orgies of appetite. Their markings lure like stained glass. As kids, we pet their blue so carefully before sentencing coffee-cans full to Mom’s yard fire. Emily, racing strangers on Highway 94, minnesota review 86...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 2–3.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., inhuman at the very least, monstrous at worst? No doubt, the preceding sentence is wrong —​   too long, baroque, a bit too self-knowing (a bit like this one) —​but perhaps you sense how hard it is trying to make itself   a body in this world. Truth is, we’re wrong...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 13–14.
Published: 01 November 2009
... comfortable with a Constitution that in 1865— in the same complex sentence that ended slavery—granted federal and state authorities the legal power to enslave “duly convicted” citizens. A slave can never be a fully human being. So the prison today does perform one civil service that...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 225–238.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Sowards anti-intentionalism. In the context of deconstruction, though, Michaels' arguments often appear reductive rather than incisive. For example, he translates the well-known sentence from Derrida's Of Grammatology, "II n'y a pas de hors texte" (110; thus misprinted without the hyphen in hors...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 26–44.
Published: 01 May 2014
... writing. That is, every one of his stories began with an opening line from one of Anton Chekhov’s stories. These lines were always appropriated verbatim, if in transla- tion. The odd thing was, Thom never returned to any element of this opening sentence. So if one of his stories commenced, for...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 18–20.
Published: 01 November 2009
... slammed like a lightning bolt from above, my family was sentenced too, the consequences piling on with each passing year. As I’ve learned, so my children have learned to question everyone’s motives. It’s a kneejerk reflex with every relationship. People abandon convicts...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 153–159.
Published: 01 May 2008
... there such things as intentionless meanings?—and gives one answer—no. The reason there can never be intentionless meanings, they tell us, is because for something “even to be recognizable as a sentence, we must already have posited a speaker, and hence an intention” (Knapp and...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 153–162.
Published: 01 November 2007
... on Un-American Activities. He was subsequently cited for contempt of Congress, tried, and found guilty. He was sentenced to one year in prison. He was also blacklisted by the motion picture industry. After his release from prison, he lived in Mexico for several years and...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 29–32.
Published: 01 May 2008
... My concern is that those of us who are appalled by the prison system in this country have rather fixed tastes in and expectations of prison writing. At worst, I worry that the conservative punishers who have insisted upon “truth in sentencing” in order to...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 191–195.
Published: 01 November 2015
... his wife and daughter in Bogart, Georgia, where he is a PhD candidate in creative writing at the University of Georgia. Maryanne Hannan has published prose poems from this series in Gargoyle, Sentence, The Mom Egg, 111O, WomenArts Quarterly, and Pearl. She lives in upstate New York...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 9–11.
Published: 01 November 2009
... for both of us, you know,” Dad said. I played that sentence through my head a couple times, listening for a punch line. Dad held the poop-stained towels by the corners like they were dead birds and dropped them into a plastic bag. “All that stuff people say about...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 123–138.
Published: 01 November 2017
... at work all day, or before they collect the kids from school. So if you haven’t got their attention straight off, you haven’t got their attention. And if you write long, wordy sentences with incomprehensible words in them, you haven’t got their attention. So if you look at tabloid journalism...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 251–254.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., Calyx, Texas Review, Sentence, di-verse-city, and other journals. Marc J. Straus is the author of two collections of poetry, One Word and Symmetry. A third poetry collection, Not God, will be published by Northwestern. He runs a medical oncology practice in New York. Bradford Tice recently...