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July/August 1997
[Volume 18, Issue 5]

Science and Literature

Excerpted from this issue:

The Last Day
Rosebud Pettet

Kaddish
Bob Rosenthal

allen.com
Rochelle Ratner

"Police State Blues"
Allen Ginsberg

Requiem for a Co-Conspirator
Jon Surgal

Reality Sandwiches
Joyce Johnson

 


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Table of Contents

FOCUS: Science and Literature

Science and Literature: An Introduction
Teri Reynolds

Why Literature and Science?
N. Katherine Hayles

Science and EcoCriticism
Ursula Heise

The Map is Not the Territory
Tom LeClair reviews Thomas Pynchon's Mason and Dixon

The Aesthetics of Uncertainty
Lance Olsen reviews Jonathan Lethem's As She Climbed Across the Table

Learning to be Post-Human: "Literature and Science" Now
Cary Wolfe

Toward a Unified Theory of Literature
Franco Moretti

Questions of Lay Analysis: Psychoanalysis and Literary Studies
Laura Frost

FEATURE: Allen Ginsberg 1926-1997

The Last Day
Rosebud Pettet

Kaddish
Bob Rosenthal

Singing the Body Electric
John Tytell

Out and In
Ron Sukenick

allen.com
Rochelle Ratner

"Police State Blues"
Allen Ginsberg

Requiem for a Co-Conspirator
Jon Surgal

Reality Sandwiches
Joyce Johnson

FEATURE:

 

 

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BOOK REVIEWS:

Forty-Two Deaths
Barry Wallenstein reviews Amiri Baraka's Eulogies

Voices From the Concrete
Luis Rodriquez reviews Not Black and White: Inside Words from the Bronx WritersCorps, edited by Mary Hebert, and Word from the (415), WritersCorps Collection: Poems and Stories by Youth of San Francisco

Necessary Journeys
Laurel Blossom reviews Shirley Kaufman's Roots in the Air: New and Selected Poems

The Dreams Stuff Makes
Doug Jufer reviews Ben Katchor's Julius Knipl Real Estate Photographer

Variations
Richard Grayson reviews Shade: An Anthology of Fiction by Gay Men of African Descent, edited by Bruce Morrow and Charles H. Rowell

The Fashion of Madness
Corinne Robins reviews Antonin Artaud: Works on Paper, edited by Margit Rowell

Welcome to LA
Robert Dassanowsky reviews Grand Passion: The Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond, edited by Suzanne Lummis and Charles B. Webb

The Surreal and the Real
James Hatch reveiws Juan Felipe Herrera's Love After the Riots, and Leroy V. Quintan's My Hair Turning Gray Among Strangers

Our Indians, Ourselves
Kassia Fleisher reviews Fergus Bordewich's Killing the White Man's Indian: Reinventing Native Americans at the End of the Twentieth Century

Bad But Good
Bob Blaisdell reviews Junot Díaz's Drown and Leslie Hall's Bad Girl

Subversive Torsion
Jane Augustine reviews H.D.'s Two Early Stories

These Shoes Were Made for Walking
LindaAnn Loschiavo reviews Karen Elizabeth Gordon's The Red Shoes and Other Tattered Tales

Demons, Demons, Demons
Joan Dupre reviews Paul Oppenheimer's Evil and the Demonic: A New Theory of Monstrous Behavior

Sexual Outlaws
Nahid Rachlin reviews Evan Zimroth's Gangsters

 

DEPARTMENTS:

Picketing the Zeitgeist
Lets Skip the Introductions Arto Demirjian, Jr.

Rants and Raves
Letters to the Editor

The Net

 

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