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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 131–142.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Thom Dancer This essay reflects on the recent debates about the value (or lack of value) of symptomatic, deep, and critical reading in the context of the decline of the political doctrine of secularism. It aims to frame the literary critical questions about surface and depth, subjectivity...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 82–100.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Mitchell Gauvin What do experiential poet Bruce Andrews and former Fox News pundit Bill O’Reilly have in common? On the surface, almost nothing—the former is a highly regarded, retired academic and the latter a disgraced TV host and conservative partisan. For a brief four minutes in 2006, however...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 57–70.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and film criticism by C. Namwali Serpell, renée c. hoogland, and Eugenie Brinkema develop methodologies for exploring how the arts move us — how they impress themselves upon our bodies and create effects in the world. Adding to the current conversation about postcritical reading, surface reading, distant...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 83–102.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jeffrey J. Williams “Ways of Reading” presents an interview with Sharon Marcus in which she discusses the influential and controversial concept of “surface reading.” The interview covers the genealogy of the concept, its difference from symptomatic reading, its relation to description, and other...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 112–121.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of fundamental human transformations of the planetary surface on a global scale. © 2014 Virginia Tech 2014 Works Cited Alberts Paul . 2011 . “ Responsibility Towards Life in the Early Anthropocene .” Angelaki 16 ( 4 ): 5 – 17 . Beer Gilian . (1983) 2000 : Darwin’s Plots...
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the minnesota review (2024) 2024 (102): 14–15.
Published: 01 May 2024
... be, lowering the camera from her face, from my face, hand poised to receive the picture. Then she'd lay the picture face down on whatever surface was near me. She'd read the film developed better that way. From the foyer, the living room, the bathroom. Then, later, on the table by the front door where we...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 33–34.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Daniel Lassell Daniel Lassell Laws of Motion A surface to break a surface. In this bush hog, brush into splinter. Pollen into any nostril. My family crops a map from elbowed stems, time: a descending fist. It is summer. Sopping, hazy Kentucky. Smaller creatures, accustomed to silence, riffle...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2017
... came back to the surface. Remember your worst fear is not being able to breathe. Most people who drown are brown, and eighty percent of people who drown are male. Don’t forget to kick your legs. Don’t forget middle school musicals, all the costumes and makeup, the white...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 26–28.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., Plexiglas closing in, cloudy exhales mingling with sputtering fry grease. At a one-legged table with a tiny square top, she puts her hands on the surface and spreads her fingers wide, palms flat, ready to trace into Thanksgiving turkeys. She pulls...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 104–112.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of char- acters with sounds is neither necessary nor motivated; rather, what unfolds on the surface of the screen is the performance of an inscrip- tional process. Another Kind of Language explores the visual aspects of writing in the three languages even as it violates their respective struc...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 47–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in. And it seems the ice sheet is dwindling. Deep rivers of meltwater snake across the surface, carv- ing incandescent canyons across an often empty expanse of white. minnesota review 85 (2015) DOI 10.1215/00265667-3144390  © 2015 Talia Lakshmi Kolluri...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 13–19.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... “People don’t realize a lot of things,” I said, looking at the water. Under the surface, my thick calves and thighs didn’t look so bad. Effie held out her hand for the wine. I knew I was getting drunk, but in the water everything felt suspended...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 40–43.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and down Cody doesn t know no one who knows so much as Dirty. Not anyone could show you God but Dirty. Hard to believe anyone could have recognized God before Dirty. Dirty plucked a stone out the murk and tossed it into the river. There it lay in the middle of the water, well above the surface. Cody asked...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 48–51.
Published: 01 November 2017
... bars that’d been frozen in a deep freezer. I would ride on my mother’s back, pretending she was a whale. She would go under and then come back up like a whale. Finally, now, still kicking, we can see the surface, a ceiling of crystal light.” “I am falling,” Uncle Perry said, “as those two...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 131.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Helen Palmer Helen Palmer Break Separating the surfaces of the upturned pyramid are its glass walls. Waves are refracted as they enter and leave the prism. The atrium refracts the most, causing superior waves. Left atrium is split along its vessels...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 32–40.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to go. minnesota review 95 (2020) DOI 10.1215/00265667-8623602 © 2020 Chelsey Grasso 32 Grasso 33 * Ever play MASH? Marnie and I shake our heads and follow my mother into her bedroom, where endless bottles of pills cover every surface, some con- tainers still sealed, others open and spilling onto her...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 25.
Published: 01 May 2015
...: the bodies still alive in coffins ringing their bells on the surface. yes, we all know about anne sexton’s death wish: to empty my breath from its bad prison. so maybe we open on a window or an asshole and the whole story spills in. or no, we open on a mouth saying goodbye or virus...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 51–52.
Published: 01 November 2012
... death, what is our phylum? You know this! —​ yet you’re still sunk: all quarter you also cut Latin. The paper falls hard from your hand, there’s the bell, you blink to the surface. You hold your father’s face in mind as best you can...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 27.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the earth with dull-edged iron blades, & a river, a dark & moving resting place instead; lift dust & mud, rocks & severed roots. “Same where it cuts the city, the streetlamps’ orange glow, like tongues of flame —​the holy spirit in surface flow...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 31–32.
Published: 01 November 2006
... intricacies of the absolute cornfield, the unsure surfaces rinsed silver, the whammy put on desire, the vision assayed by reckless endurance. In practice the smaller portions appear. Moderation, sharing, the sparse trophies of communal experiment are old luck...