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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 2011
... on secularism. Scott was trained as a social historian of France, and her first book was The Glassworkers of Carmaux: French Craftsmen and Political Action in a Nineteenth-Century City . With Louise Tilly she authored Women, Work, and Family . As founding director of Brown University's Pembroke...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 87–100.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Janell Watson In this interview, Talal Asad discusses his career, his ideas, and his future plans. An Oxford-trained cultural anthropologist, Asad began with fieldwork, studying the effects of colonialism on the political life of a nomadic tribe in northern Sudan. Asad was born in Saudi Arabia but...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 12–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kirk Schlueter © 2016 Kirk Schlueter 2016 Kirk Schlueter Eschatology Autumn Saturdays, my father and I   chase trains out of town, burning down leaf-strewn roads alongside iron rails and clacking freight.   Eight years old, I huddle in the front seat...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 54–56.
Published: 01 May 2014
... touched, and regretted that physical contact was so fraught with tension and repressive impulses. The man said that the apology was not a sign of repression but rather a means of repairing and reaf- firming a social agreement governing the use of public spaces such as trains; people of such...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 15.
Published: 01 May 2017
... planet. Then window glass breaking, metal thud of boards. O mighty dumpster taking all. Then train calling out frantically, eee! and eee! and woo! Now siren, now hysteria. Or is it laughter? minnesota review 88 (2017) DOI 10.1215/00265667-3786815  © 2017 Jennifer Newhouse...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 2–3.
Published: 01 May 2011
... training camp. What’s important now is the collective outrage over architectural futures and how psittacosis is either more or less deadly than we think. When we went to the beach —​ to that particular segment of coast —​ we thought about how everything else was OK...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 43.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Marc J. Straus Marc J. Straus Guide-wire I see a Metro-North train is delayed more than three hours. Apparently a man tried to jump from the window and was subdued by a quick acting Samaritan. Today, something similar occurred while I was waiting in radiology. A woman weighing over...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 5.
Published: 01 May 2012
... God.” There was a rig down the way a bit he said I ought to see. “Other way around, this one,” he said. “Truck hit the tree.” The impact, far to the right, blew the engine due left and broke the bell-housing off, but the drive train looked solid and sound...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 8.
Published: 01 November 2012
... each other, find one another by smell alone. If you were here, I’d breathe you in, memorize your smell. I’d train myself until I developed a dog’s nose. And, if there is an afterlife, I vow, even if it takes an eternity, to sniff my way to you again, who I trust will be on...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 14.
Published: 01 May 2013
... ruined phones, or at the rats scuttling out their hobo art in the tracks while a ragged violinist twiddles his thinness into a blues. Consider the nearness of the dark in which two trains caress as they hurtle toward end stations —​ frames lit from within and electric...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 18–19.
Published: 01 May 2013
... which two trains caress as they hurtle toward home stations —​ frames lit from within and electric as finger- tips —​so that a man like you might flicker in my window (incandescent bones doing a wedding jig in the strap), and a woman like me might appear in yours...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 8.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Nick Lantz © 2014 Nick Lantz 2014 Nick Lantz Judas Horse The domesticated Judas horse, trained to lead wild horses into a pen, runs up front.  —​Shannon Livick, “Wild Horses” This time each...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 5.
Published: 01 May 2016
... window, white blinds, bush dark and scented like a drawer. I whipped my mom’s holly bush with my long, weighted jump rope, but only the birds and fallen red berries came out. My train out of the city took longer than usual, a man sat down next to a man with his fly unzipped, and we all were...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 41.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Chelsea Lemon Fetzer © 2016 Chelsea Lemon Fetzer 2016 Chelsea Lemon Fetzer Behavior The last time I saw you sits on the toilet still planning escape or a piss or to give you forever. You don’t even remember living there. Another point against us. In Atlantic’s grumbling gut, Q train...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 45–46.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the ascension scenes erected by evangelical farmers along country highways. Before the ebb of traffic pulls them away, she ponders which of the herd is the Judas cow, the one trained to lead them all up the ramp of the slaughterhouse but spared the inevitable...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 51–52.
Published: 01 November 2012
... —​interrupts 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...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 13.
Published: 01 November 2013
... for lemons. There are no trains to carry me away from my insatiability. Have all that salty salami and blow my brains out on sake. A thirst that starts in the back of the brain where all my secrets are smashed-up cars. Some kind of desire that pushes me to the river...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 23.
Published: 01 May 2005
... silver teeth displaying each specific time of the planetary day. This is while his shadows double, dressed in a gray Penneys work suit, steers the fire ladder wheel just in time for the in-barreling train to pass without a scratch, beyond notice. His dog Spot enjoys him doing that. "Now...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 26–27.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., can lift the wrecked car from her mother’s leg. So in the last untaken photo, Grandma stands outside, one hand on the salvaged TV, the way she might have stood with my mother an imagined lifetime ago, the good wife waiting for the last train home from the war. Elevator Man The name...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 27–28.
Published: 01 November 2006
... she might have stood with my mother an imagined lifetime ago, the good wife waiting for the last train home from the war. Elevator Man The name of the elevator man could have been Jerry or Jimmy, but mostly he was the elevator man, working the lever five floors up and five floors down...