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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 6.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Lawrence Eby © 2015 Lawrence Eby 2015 Lawrence Eby There Are No Simple Truths It’s all half-smiles and psycho cats in the basement of our future tense selves on a death bed, saying I’m so fucking scared, and no one around understands unless they’ve seen...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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 (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 45.
Published: 01 May 2013
... never simple. Something something suicide. And then you die (vie) die (vie) die (vie)                        and my throat becomes unsuccessful. You become part of a tree or something to climb —​                   an in-between of meaning.                            Terminal whole...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 7–8.
Published: 01 November 2009
... siding. Although the details of his fine quality craftsmanship were hidden high in his hayloft, sun shafts shot the gaps and fell on his musty places, and the lasting vigor of his simple and honest lines revealed his enduring belief in a sure and...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 19–20.
Published: 01 November 2012
... eiderdown. * Then here again: to be. A simple verb for a complex state, all bidden * in the aftermath of doubt and crutch and die. We are, we are: the sudden crisis undeterred. minnesota review 79 (2012) DOI 10.1215...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 17.
Published: 01 May 2013
... skin. Too hot. When he delivers her to the hospital, the doctors stitch her arm into a hundred glossy mouths to say it. Meanwhile, I dance in the throat wielding a simple barb. I dance the honey and you dance the way home, and either of us may walk further in or away. Look: her clothes lie...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 4.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Paul Otremba © 2013 Paul Otremba 2013 Paul Otremba The Swiss Are Coming! The Swiss Are Coming! The sharpened sticks and palm fronds make simple the old equation: what’s left to carry after an unstoppable force meets with an unstoppable force with meat on its...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 25.
Published: 01 November 2013
... anything. Is simple math the new math? I’ve watched most of Ingmar Bergman’s films. A doctor’s first duty is to ask for forgiveness. There are some neat ideas and 90% is filler. I like the parts where the guy melodramatically gets his hand peed on...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 11.
Published: 01 November 2007
... alien world, wanting only to sew and fly a simple flag with no colors that no one need salute. ...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of the dead. Emptied by the platoon that went on foot because you asked for a coin toss, because you called it in the air and nothing you can call god held that coin in its fist, turned its face towards sky. You wish it were simple: an invisible hand next...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 31–32.
Published: 01 November 2006
... clean start, no simple day without the print of pride, secrets, stones weighing the sun's light, bet-hedgers uncooping black doves. When the text of the sublime is opened to the exact middle, pages peeled evenly outward, the wind loses its way in the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 164–170.
Published: 01 May 2009
... through grade school and on into college. If any of these events did get translated into simple terms, they were Manichean views of us versus them. None of the imperialist features of US history got translated into any meaningful venue in my (or most anybody else’s) primary and secondary education...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 139–148.
Published: 01 November 2016
... beyond metaphysical and capi- talist determination. Here I want to suggest it is not so simple to cut the Gordian knot. Instead, it is only by exploring our binding to labor that we can grasp the possibilities of transcending capitalist labor. To con- duct this analysis, I want to return to the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2008
... offend. Most of all, however, I have books to write, and that’s not so simple as senior colleagues make it sound. I am close to finishing my second, making me ripe for promotion to Full Professor—in spite of Horowitz and his humorless ilk. I deserve it, having slaved away my virile...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 145–152.
Published: 01 May 2009
... can we emulate higher education in moving from simple exploitation to the vast harvest of bounty represented by super-exploitation? “Super-exploitation” is a term of art in materialist analysis, meaning “exploited more than the simple exploitation of regular wage workers,” and usually...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 101–108.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., indeed a mistrust or circumspection or even inspection. It can also be a simple registering, but less than a taking into account, a taking note of, a having-to-do-with (this passerby that I meet, for example). One should certainly not magnify being-together. One of the discretely perverse...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 248–253.
Published: 01 May 2009
... representation is the simple fact that representation requires work. Committees and governing bodies involve all kinds of it: reading petitions, doing research, attending meetings, and keeping up with tidal waves of listserv email. Saying Steffen...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 207–213.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... The model looks simple, but it transmits complex and even conflicting messages about injustice and dependence. These messages and the many mine-like structures to which they became attached are the subject of David L. Pike’s Metropolis on the Styx: The Underworld of Modern...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 162–169.
Published: 01 November 2015
...- tems of debt collection, then, must be seen as a rupture in this per- petual present —​opening possibilities of futurity in unforeseen direc- tions by untethering the pseudo-sacred bond between debtor and creditor through an act as simple as arson. 164 the minnesota review To further...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 255–262.
Published: 01 November 2009
... apiece. A simple but crucial point emerges: in the US today, many people do not have the time nor money to make “healthy choices” when it comes to the food they eat. Food is a function of social class. Pushing further via Pollan, Kenner uses this family’s dilemma to raise the...