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August/September 1991

[Vol. 13, No. 3]

 

Letters

 

Picketing The Zeitgeist

Gathering of Ringers by Richer Kostelanetz

 

Art

Breaking Silence: Leslie Loomis Vansen reviews Meret Oppenheim by Bice Curiger

 

Focus: Fusion Texts

Guru of the Interview: Lance Olsen reviews Across the Wounded Galaxies: Interviews with Contemporary American Science Fiction Writers, conducted and edited by Larry McCaffery

 

Thrash and Hack: Scott Bukatman reviews Slam by Lewis Shiner

 

Like Holy Fire: Mark Jay Mirsky reviews The Book of Shares by Edmond Jabès

 

Ghost Notebook: J.P. White reviews My Secret Boat by Michael Burkard

 

INFRANGIBLE LOATHINGS: Dawn Kolokithas reviews The Iveterate Life by Jessica Grim, Turn Left in Order to Go Right by Norman Fischer, and art facts: a book of contexts by bpNichol

 

SPLIT SCREEN: Joseph Ferguson reviews Public Eye: An Investigation into the Disappearance of the World by Brian Fawcett

 

DOWNTOWN VOICES: Regina Weinreich reviews Walking through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black by Cookie Mueller and If You're a Girl by Ann Rower

 

Feature: DAVID LEHMAN

SPEAKING OF THE WOE: David Simpson reviews Signs of the Time by David Lehman

 

NO POINT OF ENTRY: Sarah Blalce reviews Operation Memory by David Lehman

 

Feature: SIMPLY FABULOUS

SALMAN SAYS: David L. Ulin reviews Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie

 

A FEMINIST THURBER: Julia Stein reviews Carmen Dog and Verging on the Pertinent by Carol Emshwiller

 

FEATURE: TWO NATIVE AMERICAN VOICES

WORKING AGAINST STEREOTYPE: John Casey reviews Mean Spirit by Linda Hogan

 

UNSETTLING FICTIONS: Rikki Ducornet reviews Trigger Dance by Diane Glancy

 

BOOK REVIEWS

NEWTS AND MUSKRATS: Reg Saner reviews Nature Writing and America by Peter A. Fritzell

 

LITERARY SYNCOPATION: Alan Davis reviews Jacob's Son by Will Barrett and The Best of the West 2 and The Best of the West 3, edited by James Thomas and Denise Thomas

 

IDEAS REDUCED TO TONES: Kenneth Warren reviews Seeing America First by Nathaniel Tarn and Outlying Districts by Anselm Hollo

 

MIDLIFE BOOKS: Bill Tremblay reviews Making Our Own Rules: New and Selected Poems by Michael Hogan and Who Will Know Us? New Poems by Gary Soto

 

HUMAN ACCOMMODATIONS: Paul Oppenheimer reviews The Past, the Future, the Present: Poems Selected and New by Reed Whittemore

 

OUR OWN BUTCHERS: Fred Moramarco reviews Beautiful Mutants by Deborah Levy and Animal lnstincts by Carla Harryman

 

ADOLESCENT MYSTICISM: William Mooney reviews Cannibal Kiss by Daniel Odier

 

LOOSE BAGGY MONSTER: Susan M. Schultz reviews Conversant Essays: Contemporary Poets on Poetry, edited by James McCorkle

 

THE POET INSCRIBES HIMSELF: Burt Kimmelman  reviews Objects of Thought: Attempts at Speech by Leonard Schwartz

 

CHANCE AS A NARRATIVE FORCE: Ben Stolzfus reviews Corridor by Michael Krekorian

 

TORNADO BREEZE:  Sarah Gorham reviews Awake by Dorianne Laux and The Same Water by Joan Murray

 

NEW YORK STEW: Don Skiles reviews Panic Blood by Catherine Texier

 

MADMAN OR BEMUSED FATHER: Gardner McFall reviews Field Trips on the Rapid Transit by Jack Anderson and The Big Something by Ron Padgett

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