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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 142–156.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Rosemary Haskell; Ashna Ali; Christopher Ian Foster; Supriya M. Nair Novelist Fatou Diome, Senegalese migrant to France, in 2019 reached the twenty-fifth year in her adopted country. Silver-anniversary motives encouraged the author to chart the quarter century of progress of this “megaphone of...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 25.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Alan Michael Parker © 2014 Alan Michael Parker 2014 Alan Michael Parker Twenty-One Titles for a Revenge Poem I kicked his sorry ass out eight years ago.  —Tim​ 1. Self-Portrait as an Empty Chair. 2...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 52.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Emma Bolden © 2017 Emma Bolden 2017 Emma Bolden After Twenty Years of Trying I Decided to Be I sorried. I slept & sheeped. I was under the line of an aimed gun. I became ages ago. I slept & sorrowed, our lady, a flower petaled over the edge of the bicycle lane. I had nowhere to...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 95–110.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Jill Felicity Durey This article discusses John Galsworthy’s activist writing and beliefs concerning animal welfare within the context of modern twentieth-and twenty-first-century theoreticians, commentators, and leaders from a range of different disciplines, including Christian and secular...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 58–72.
Published: 01 May 2019
... disfigured male soldiers and ex-soldiers present in twentieth-and twenty-first-century culture. The provocations of Norman Mailer, particularly his bombastic statements on race and gender, perfectly represent the still vibrantly supported belief that the basic tragedy of contemporary American life is that...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 104–112.
Published: 01 May 2012
... perhaps especially, in the age of Google, English retains its protocological status. The essay then considers the place of global English within the twenty-first-century university, perhaps no longer the University of Excellence but the University of Efficiency. The overarching suggestion is that the...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 51.
Published: 01 May 2011
... into cannons? Such debates we had at school. Here, once distance windage came, the job was mine for I could always shoot. Honor lay unmentioned. This rifle’s true twenty times beyond a musket. From those rocks there he’s hit enough of ours. I’ve seen his glass...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 11.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Anna Tomlinson Anna Tomlinson Island it grows wild in you, moss and swamp. twenty black goose heads turn toward you in twilight, speak your shivering to the moon-covered pond. it loves your tucked hems, ecked gourd of your heart bleating to the wrecked squashes plowed under in the eld. it knows...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 7–8.
Published: 01 November 2009
... abundant future right up to the day his body was laid in an assembly-line, the minnesota review twenty-gauge, spot-welded-steel, lined-with-twill casket. ...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 13.
Published: 01 November 2019
...John Sibley Williams John Sibley Williams Community Service We are standing beside what used to be a river twenty or thirty years ago & fishing from it crushed cans & other unshatterable things as penance. The old highway still rumbles occasionally above us, shedding its glass & plastic skin, but...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 22.
Published: 01 November 2013
... bottles from the passenger side would clink together, little bells from above, as he turned into the driveway. A twenty-four pack his shield, my father revealed himself, god of sky, god of everything that falls  chipped mugs, blue benches, forks, knives, checkbooks...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 23.
Published: 01 November 2013
... roost of cruelty, said he tried to cop a feel on our phantom second-grade breasts, and he just disappeared, like my stepfather after the divorce. In my twenties I still feel like an awkward twelve-year-old with Coke-bottle glasses and a bad perm trying to conjure spirits...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 17.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Rodriguez album, I smoke the Sugar Man’s sweet, blow his blue pills like confection, drink cold beer in a hot shower until the steam turns to dead black coal, and my mind is only twenty percent alive, the other eighty bravely waiting like a good dog left untied outside...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 20.
Published: 01 November 2006
... worked submarine twenty years but slipped into the pig and we had to tap the heat anyway, or you can sure enough get black lung from working that coke oven but they won’t call it that pickle line cold roll five stand batch...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 29.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the house that belonged to the first girl he kissed. That one upstairs was her window. How excited he got that where he came from was still all those miles away, from the dock where he feeds the fish and geese in the evenings. Beneath pink-gray clouds, I took a photo of him with one arm wide, twenty...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 8.
Published: 01 May 2007
... she loses more blood than Ann has in a month. The Thermophobic’s Wife Twenty years in the steel mill, and now he can’t keep cool enough. She does everything she can— has a cold shower running at the first crunch of gravel,  lets him sleep naked on top of white...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 18–19.
Published: 01 May 2007
... prices. Ronzoni 2 for 53 cents, Del Monte peaches 2 for 27. Saturday, first in line when the store opened, one man—balding, uncombed wisps sticking out, coat covered in cat hair. Each week, he bought a quart of milk, twenty-four cans of cat...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 16–17.
Published: 01 November 2013
... damn thing without a degree, her coal-shoveling sugar daddy that pays the bills while his wife blows twenties and other men. He believes it after hours in the dark, wary of rock fall and loose women that laugh in the tunnels and run their nails up someone else’s back...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 24.
Published: 01 November 2012
...W. Todd Kaneko © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 W. Todd Kaneko Pop Song Remember junior high school when we were thirteen going on twenty, our Adam’s apples blossoming in throats like swamps. Our bodies refused to be defined by our undergarments because we were so hot...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 54.
Published: 01 May 2005
... rubbing of a name— PFC Jeffrey R. Jenkins—but we all knew him as "Florida", "Florida" with that Tallahassee drawl and Saint Christopher starring down from his steel pot like a benevolent third eye. Would've been twenty the day after we walked out...