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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 34–35.
Published: 01 November 2006
...David Salner © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 34 the minnesota review David Salner Summer Words 0n the Iron Range, with Plutarch, a co-worker, and Bob Dylan The first time I got laid off from US Steel, I went into the woods...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sheng Anfeng In this interview, W. J. T. Mitchell discusses many issues of concern to his readers. He talks about the relationship between art and environment and between images and words. For him, iconology at its foundation is not just about images but also about words; it is about investigating...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 147–158.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Janell Watson In this interview, Jane Bennett discusses her highly influential notion of vibrant matter, which is her term for the idea that the locus of agency is always a human/nonhuman assemblage. In other words, there is an impetus to action in humans and animals, but the impetuses of “things...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 83–92.
Published: 01 November 2014
...James J. Pulizzi The word Anthropocene purposely draws our attention to the anthropos , the humans who are now changing the planet’s climate. We must not forget, however, what media theorists and philosophers like Marshall McLuhan, Friedrich Kittler, and Bernard Stiegler have pointed out—humans are...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 101–121.
Published: 01 May 2016
... (from Marx and Engels to Bloch and Jameson), I nevertheless (with utopians of the Left such as Ruth Levitas) step into the warm stream of a “militant optimism,” in Bloch's words, that aims to set free “the repressed elements of the new, humanized society.” I therefore examine the dialectical tension of...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 104–112.
Published: 01 May 2012
... discourse of global English needs to expand well beyond disciplinary and curricular concerns to consider English as the literal and metaphoric operating system for a social matrix that is at once networked and informational. If the discourse of global English is to have any critical purchase, in other words...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 83–95.
Published: 01 May 2017
... words of Karen Barad, this turn inquired as to why meaning, history, and truth are assigned to language only, whereas the movements of materiality are given less prominence: “How did language come to be more trustworthy than matter? Why are language and culture granted their own agency and historicity...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
... that to uncover the richness of the material world, including how it affects us and its implications for our lives, we need to know what it is made of; in other words, what actually makes up the objects and things that we need and use? Documentation science complements and supports Lehmann's call for...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 9–10.
Published: 01 November 2007
... a new word. The movement of Eve’s mouth pressing into her first apple was an entire sentence: Thank you for choice. Every flick of Leonardo’s painting hand said I am awed to be alive. The inward pull of Gandhi’s hungry flesh was courage. My daughter...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 8–9.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... When she left north, the village              a fire. Hunger and cold buried in their knitted backpacks. With each curse, another word spits out, in demotic Cypriot. Now about demons, green lines, children, mothers, mothers’ mothers, gunfire, Turks. Words that...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 25.
Published: 01 May 2015
...sam sax © 2015 Sam Sax 2015 sam sax Synopses for Raw (the elevator pitch). after Danez Smith. we open on a wound. debridement is the word of the day and the word is drooling. so yes, the hero becomes the villain because we follow the camera in to the body —​credits roll back...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 30.
Published: 01 November 2010
... together, Watching the trees burn. And they say witchcraft Doesn’t last, but we cast spells In curse words, dirty looks, And bruises. We call it love and yell from The rooftops of our lungs, Chase each other against The flames and our shadows. Our...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 5–6.
Published: 01 May 2014
... barn swallows are leaving. K’s asleep, the computer’s humming, let’s forget about story, please, unfurl your old hips, we’ll find a new word, you didn’t love him, right, the word, it was only a physical thing, a new word for what we have, turn around, I’ll press the word into you, typewriter...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 42–43.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Laura Wetherington © 2013 Laura Wetherington 2013 Laura Wetherington Parallel resting places after Jean-Marie Gleize        like hunger   eating a thing we can reproduce one thing nude   one word separated by periods         she denudes the image              she holds...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 61.
Published: 01 November 2011
... ordnance fall on France’s heart. My distaste for the word heart rumbles so deep that the homily I’m giving a class of goats at 9 will instruct them to avoid altogether words that sugar the tongue. I’m praying the river blows this rank air to the next county over. Their...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 3.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Dustin Junkert © 2013 Dustin Junkert 2013 Dustin Junkert Reading, Rereading As if the man perfumed the pages   at printing, my copy of Wallace Stevens is mouth-watering. The binding has turned to honey.   I consider this part of his craft. The words are...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 10.
Published: 01 May 2014
... right, to the left (too many th-words though, like thorns or terrapins riding the deadfall) Forget I said poem. I want to drown out that signal, throw it down break it and step forward as myself say I’m not a tree, I’m...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 3.
Published: 01 November 2014
... dimple and don’t. Someone catches your breath. Someone carries a mask across the room. Here is your safe word: it doesn’t matter anymore. minnesota review 83 (2014) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2781416  © 2014 Jessica Rae Bergamino 3 ...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 27.
Published: 01 November 2014
... his leg and snapped the bone neatly in two. He is also not afraid of this man next to him who sleeps with the wives of other men. In a fumble at the foundry my father’s finger was smashed flat as the thin word forever. Two segments had to be amputated. Now that finger becomes a tall...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 27.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... as always,” one says, when asked about his home. & even now, a life defined by lack: Few words to pass, till the hole begins to shape — with lungs of salt & nothing left to trade. just how or where. “No need for measuring tape, Go deeper down, where less relies on slack. her knees will bend...