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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 48.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Kathryn Levy © 2014 Kathryn Levy 2014 Kathryn Levy Survivor I broke into the room where the lovers were panting. I chalked my name on the sidewalk: You see? I’m still here. I ripped off the petals from the cherry trees —​they are going to die, so I need...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 41–53.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Chris Gavaler © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Gavaler 41 Chris Gavaler Bury the Survivors In theory, seventh grade P.E. teachers were distributed in an equal, male- female ratio, enabling two simultaneously scheduled Health...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 102–113.
Published: 01 May 2015
... known as the Bywater, through scholarly accounts of the function of music in the slave trade, through reports on the singing of survivors in the immediate aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and in terms of the ongoing efforts of some New Orleanians to minimize the sound of live music in the...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2012
... with each brush stroke impaling sky with stone or blades the color of coin. Even if the canvas calls you something painful like survivor, remember there was no omen. No machete shaped cloud to say two Blackhawks would fill up with the living then be emptied...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 163–168.
Published: 01 November 2007
... effects of the 1915-1921 Ottoman Turkish genocide of the Armenians that killed an estimated 1.5 million Armenians, including virtually my grandmother’s entire extended family. Only she and her younger brother survived. As a writer and the grandchild of a survivor, I was...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 29–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... wore black and cried through the ceremony, and the reverend, who didn’t seem to know Sniff from Saddam Hussein, gave a grim and generic tribute to “Tom.” He called him “Tom,” not “Sniff.” And then everybody left, after shaking hands with the survivors in the vestibule. Outside...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 153–162.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Crake is a “Last Man” narrative, with Jimmy the only apparent human survivor (Cana- van 2012, 140), then Atwood’s second installment, The Year of the Flood, gives us a “last women” narrative that serves as its counterpoint. And if MaddAddam’s task is to bring these two narrative strands...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 277–283.
Published: 01 May 2009
... During the Great Depression [New York: Bantam, 2007]) As the last of the survivors of the Great Depression pass, there’s a question of how to remember the era, and whether policies or people ought to organize our memory. On the one hand, considering the recent global financial...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 57–78.
Published: 01 November 2013
... there- fore it’s very important to me in The Last Resistance that a Jewish writer and survivor like Marcel Liebman felt that the lesson of what happened under the Nazis was not Israel as an automatic destination for the Jews. The journey from Europe to the Middle East is one journey, but it’s not...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 85–103.
Published: 01 May 2020
... subjectivities of the tusi-talas, who must push their narrative skills to the limit to generate convincing survivor narratives worthy of asy- lum. These stories of socioeconomic abjection emanating from the narrative creux or hollowness of the narrative must contest the ideal of the creuset français, the...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 47–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... up Hancock, and slowed to a hurried walk. If they were sore, it was the soreness that came from smashing themselves into other things, which was the same soreness that came from shouting one’s name to heaven. They marched along quietly like the survivors of a vanquished host. Hector held his...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 31–41.
Published: 01 November 2019
...-blade knife Poncho or tarp that doubles as emergency shelter Cash or other assets Thirty-day supply of medication First aid kit with gauze, medical tape, and ibuprofen Paper atlas and compass Radio or other communication device, for locating other survivors The day after the proposal, I go...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 9–23.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., happy to be some- one who was going to beat cancer, a survivor not a “die-er,” a winner not a loser. Last year I was the Junior Class’s Homecoming Prince due I’m sure to my courageous and inspiring fight. I got the cancer vote. I discovered that girls, in general, are very drawn to a guy with...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 35–46.
Published: 01 November 2007
... and die gasping like an albacore in the Pacific sun, but at least it’s a step up from the self-immolation he had planned a minute ago. I’m a survivor, he thinks with pride, and then he thinks, Jesus, I’m really doing this. Below him Tolu’atu’s boat clinks against the...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 147–157.
Published: 01 May 2007
... by Chandra Talpade Mohanty and others, Nafisi has been silent; one might speculate that the potential misuse of a rhetoric of oppression is a lesser evil to a first-hand survivor of the Iranian revolution than the material fact of institutional violence against women in both countries for the...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 29–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
... under- neath her skinny hippie exterior. A survivor of her own story, some- one charged with an almost luminous drive to make a difference. She would invariably be lugging an Ecuadorian wool bag full of her books, notebooks from the kids she was tutoring, and social- change magazines with...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 104–123.
Published: 01 May 2020
... convince them of two things: that the story is the real story of a real survivor that a narrative is joined to an embodied person; and that the reading experience constitutes a cross-cultural encounter through which read- ers are positioned as ethical subjects (Smith and Watson 2012: 590). In the...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 109–131.
Published: 01 November 2009