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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Center for Teaching and Research on Women, Scott participated in a feminist theory reading group with scholars such as Naomi Schor and Elizabeth Weed. Her seminal essay, “Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis,” reflects this encounter with theory. At first her strongest theoretical influence...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 2.
Published: 01 November 2011
... is still here when everyone else is gone. This place, barely hanging on, a dot on a plat of the county map, so small that it only has one left of next to nothing. The farms all gone, their land left to seed, fields hiding in the winter weeds, land...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 5.
Published: 01 November 2012
... what? I’ve got an awkward bed, and we haven’t met. I’m waiting for his half of my broken necklace,     his phobias like mine,       our codeword. Lightbulbs pop as he goes by in his blue static. I’ve heard buried weeds leap through the pavement where his feet touch. Under pulsing...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 52.
Published: 01 November 2017
... store my weathers, my August & its signatures of heat. I weeded myself from my we. I wept not. I offshot each pigeon winged by buckshot into the still, into the shardness of clay. I forgot to forgive. I fought but law won. Sterling, I was silvered as a fish in an ocean’s thunder. I salted the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 22.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., hoodoo spirits spray each weed and skeeter, shoot what moves if it flies it dies, if it lives it cries until we rest in peace for Resurrection sealed in vaults where this world can’t ever reach us Jesus walks in gold, gold gathers and blesses its circle of hands while we...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 12–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
... weeds, no barrier arms   to keep cars out. Crash of hydraulics thick through our open windows, my father leans into the gas   like I’ve never seen him.   I plead, Dad, slow down. But he tells me about his brother   he never knew, born ten years before him...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 27.
Published: 01 November 2011
... weeds & Queen Anne’s Lace, dust rising off the road them, like forgetting, some unknowable sound like an illness. Like smoke. Know: that leaves them digging faster for their mark. what rises moves away, not up. To watch it go is to know...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 13.
Published: 01 November 2007
... weeds and stirs in sugar. Business picks up around ten as men come in with crescents of dirt jammed under their nails, asking for a carburetor from a late-eighties Dodge or a wiper motor from a ten-year-old Ford. After work, he picks up Alicia, and they go to a...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 57–58.
Published: 01 May 2013
... two years we’d pack our bags for England. You’d settle with the landlord, see the lease history before us, a roll call of monthly quitters. Those five acres have grown weeds for a decade. The villa’s eighteen eyes are blind with boards. Umberto, the local crow-killer, gone...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 48–52.
Published: 01 May 2012
... exchanged glances. The still was through the north quarter, the weed in the hol- low of Alligator Hill out west. Nothing was east but Turtle Lake. And the path through the dogwoods was rotten with sticky leaves this time of the year. Each step released a smell like bad breath. They pushed...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 71–82.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Thinking is like weeds: it can grow every- where, exactly because it has nothing to do with the context where it grows. And despite all forms of weed killers, it is impossible to eradi- cate: despite all forms of measures against real thinking, there will always be everywhere someone who will...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 48–51.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the minnesota review garden. Blizzard will hunt for voles among my mother’s black-eyed Susans and yuccas. I love seeing my mother, out in her garden, in her blue jean shorts, bending over and tearing up weeds.” “Aha! I see Percy now, the bastard,” said Lindy. “Look at him, thinking we...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 51–58.
Published: 01 November 2010
... their weights on a tall wooden chair. In her arms, his smell surprised her. It was not the simple compound of smoke and beer and weed she had expected. There was a cinnamon or nutmeg smell, something that must belong to this white man, she thought, maybe his shampoo. Had she...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 33–45.
Published: 01 May 2008
...-life shit in the pants? In the days that followed the incident I learned that Moonie had shorted the other guy out of five dollars on a bag of weed. Five dollars. And to make matters more interesting, the kid had offered to sell me a bag of weed at reduced price the night before the fight...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 255–262.
Published: 01 November 2009
... often compelled to be more so. For one thing, non-reliance on pesticides requires that acres of fruits and veggies be weeded with back-breaking hand labor. On top of this, organic firms struggle to maintain competitive prices (and profits), despite their extra-costly methods, placing...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 180–188.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in feminist theory, one of the great attractions and strengths of the Brown PhD program, staffed at the time with some of the smartest gender scholars in the academy (Mary Ann Doane, Ann Fausto-Sterling, Ellen Rooney, Naomi Schor, Kaja Silverman, Elizabeth Weed And yet still we...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 11–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of purple flower, yellow ragweed, dandelion, just weeds, simply grass, errant wheat and oat and corn, the singing of crickets in the ditchwater, of toads, flocks of jackdaw in the plant stubble late of fall and through winter, and crows picking at a squirrel corpse. Those bored...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 20–26.
Published: 01 November 2015
... smoke weed and why he goes out of his way to laud Linkin Park as the band of a generation. “We’re going in there?” I ask, as he walks toward the sound. He says he hopes the party is full of BC frat bros who only want to talk about BC ice hockey and crushing pussy. We knock on the...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 27–33.
Published: 01 November 2007
... above his name, rank, and serial number. Once a year his brothers spend the day there, pouring beer over his grave, cleaning off weeds, telling stories. “Y pobre Red Bird,” Chente says, shaking his head. “Niño never got out of the third grade that fire truck hit him so...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 112–121.
Published: 01 November 2014
... human beings). The montage- like storytelling and fragmented poetry explore the cracks in the discourse of modernity through which the narrative of the Anthropocene grows like weeds on rubble (as suggested by the chaos of the cutout notes in Geiser’s house or the cacophony of...