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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 52.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Catherine Pierce © 2014 Catherine Pierce 2014 Catherine Pierce Imaginary Vacation Scenario #2 You are, in this version, the kind of person who enjoys being sweaty. You’re never happier than when your shoulders are freighted with the 30-pound weight of all you need...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 29.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Nance Van Winckel © 2014 Nance Van Winckel 2014 Nance Van Winckel Landerlunden Anywhere I go in America, my mother’s been there too, or so she says. Lived there. Vacationed there. Even a city I make up: Landerlunden. Oh yes, it was full of lilacs. You girls rode your bikes around a...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 8.
Published: 01 May 2007
... her as she tends to him. She is a nurse, a wife, of ice.   She has wanted to take him on a vacation to see Hank’s grave, and now that he has spent his life in hot as hell five days a week since age nineteen, he won’t go south of Indianapolis for anything...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 44–45.
Published: 01 November 2015
.../00265667-3144366  © 2015 Daniel Ruiz 44   45 myself that I’m on vacation, passing homeless men who will make more money if they only have one arm, skirting the skin of houses made from shells, wondering if we all really do carry knives into...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 7–8.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the nightstand, full of ice, takes the slippery cubes between her lips, her fingers. They become a part of her as she tends to him. She is a nurse, a wife, of ice.   She has wanted to take him on a vacation to see Hank’s grave, and now that he has spent his...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 61–64.
Published: 01 November 2007
... is no panel to follow, no reason to vacate the room so long as people linger in the aisles. In his introduction to Country of the Blind, H. G. Wells wrote, “Things written either live or die; unless it be a place of judgment for academic impostors, there is no...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 149–154.
Published: 01 November 2006
... primarily affect language and literature graduate assistants, who teach most of the stand-alone courses). Supposedly unrelated to the strike, in practice this policy meant three things: first, it authorized the university to hire large numbers of new adjunct teachers to fill the newly vacated...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 9–13.
Published: 01 May 2009
... for a moment. They fucked and they slept, and they did not dream of high rises or of vacation destinations or of talk show hosts. One day, the guy sat up and threw off the vole skin blanket. “I’m getting fat,” he said with disgust. “I don’t feel strong anymore.” “You’re...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 63–74.
Published: 01 November 2006
... summer, at the beginning of a new school year, the honeymoon ended. Natasha's desk was next to Debby's. "What I Did On My Summer Vacation" must have been the first assignment of that fourth grade homeroom a quality-of-lifetime ago. After a fourth grade's worth of scant Heather...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 89–104.
Published: 01 November 2009
... opportunity to vacate the tree and begin loping again toward the Quad City Parkway. “No, Chuck!” Melody yelled. “Come back here!” Her sole chance was to rescue him; otherwise she felt that everything might unravel. There would be no more trips to visit Carolyn; she would disappoint her father; Paul...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 27–33.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Sarabia 29 the rest of you chili-chokers best pronto vacate these here, U-nited- States. Y apurarse, cabrónes!” Everyone relaxes. It’s Tío Chu. He hops out the car and waves to the cop who throws it in reverse and leaves. My tío rolls up his pants and walks into the water. All the kids...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 60–66.
Published: 01 May 2008
... nominate you for the Instructional Supervisor’s position that’ll be available next year. Your students’ scores were the highest in the state. Hey, have a great Easter vacation. At the border of his property David can see his family gathered in the back yard. Alex and...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 32–40.
Published: 01 November 2020
... years ago when she took a family vacation and came back saying that the water was like being in a bathtub. I ve never been, but the image of soapy, gray water that Marnie conjures keeps me from ever wanting to go. My mother turns to me next and asks for the time. 3:15, I tell her. She holds my paper...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 81–88.
Published: 01 November 2009
... around them. She could come home straight after work each day, forfeiting her rare social engagements. She could wake up at 7:30 instead of 7:50 to walk in Roosevelt Park. And there was more than enough room for a dog in her bed, vacated months ago by the first and only person she’d loved...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 219–224.
Published: 01 May 2005
... property-less classes, the space vacated by his loss is of another time and too massive to bear naming. To put aside whatever academic lexicon, consider once more Ted's biography, this time in the form of a simple list of occupations, roles, commitments, and allegiances. Consider this like...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 67–85.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... I had a very good friend in the neighboring college when I was teaching in Oxford—we shared students and dined together frequently during vacations when they would close one kitchen and we would dine in one or the other college. He was a French...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 20–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... her vacation, and he can’t blame her because of the circumstances, but he also can’t afford any of the waitresses and the few waitresses who apply are teenagers who never have time to work or women knocked up or knocked out, coming to work with bruises thick as their mumbled sorries, but...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 60–68.
Published: 01 May 2015
... desirable to find new land on which to expand. So, beginning in the early twenti- eth century the swamps were drained and water was removed from the pore spaces in the soil. The soils responded by collapsing into the now vacated pore space, resulting in subsidence of the land surface. Thus, today...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 9–19.
Published: 01 November 2017
... was someone who’d seen the fliers and knew something about Lorna. I picked up calls that ended up being for a free vacation to the Caribbean, for lowering the interest on my credit card, and a “do-not-miss investment opportunity.” This time, I don’t answer. After a minute, my phone chimes...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 47–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
... surmise is the dominant mode, even if in a dispersed way, of contemporary literary criticism. Many of the younger people I see coming up do new historicist projects, like “The Eighteenth-Century Novel and English Gardens” or “The Eighteenth-Century Novel and Vacation...