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March/April 2001
[Volume 22, Issue 3]

University Press Fiction

Excerpted from this issue:

Outsiders Looking In
Ewing Campbell reviews Long Odds by Gordon Weaver

KFBK (Known for Being Known)
Richard Kostelanetz reviews Susan Sontag by Carl Rollyson and Lisa Paddock

Drag: Joyce Carol Oates Does Marilyn Monroe
Jill Nagle reviews Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates

 


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Table of Contents

FOCUS: University Press Fiction

Imperfect Remnants
Carole Burns reviews In the Gathering Woods by Adria Bernardi

Failures of Imagination
Robert L. McLaughlin reviews Color of Law by David Milofsky

Outsiders Looking In


Ewing Campbell reviews Long Odds by Gordon Weaver

Outsider
Richard Murphy reviews Auslander by Mary Powell

Southern Grotesque
Amy Havel reviews Ice Age by Robert Anderson

FEATURE: The Art Market

Essay: The Emperor's New Clothes
Alain Arias-Misson

Art as a Service Industry
Martin Washburn reviews Tales from the Art Crypt by Richard Feigen

FEATURE: Singular Lives

Howl Long!?
Michael Carter reviews The Poetry and Life of Allen Ginsberg by Edward Sanders

Daddie Dearest
Charles Marowitz reviews Dream Catcher by Margaret A. Salinger

KFBK (Known for Being Known)


Richard Kostelanetz reviews Susan Sontag by Carl Rollyson and Lisa Paddock

FEATURE: Love On The Edge

The Basic Contours
Jim Feast reviews Northwest Edge: Deviant Fictions edited by Lidia Yuknavitch and L.N. Pearson

Whose Lust Is This Anyways?
Lesley C. Graydon reviews Kamikaze Lust by Lauren Sanders

Defiant on Thin Ice
Henry Grinberg reviews The Silicon Valley Diet by Richard Grayson

FEATURE: National Poetry Month Supplement

Among the Kingfishers
Fred Muratori reviews The Integral Years by William Everson

I Have Never Seen Elvis, but I Defend His Right to Appear
Susan Swartwout reviews The Blessing by Richard Jones

Transformations
James Hatch reviews The Ledge by Michael Collier

Sound Thinking
Kent Chadwick reviews Echo Regime by John Olsen

sighting d.a. levy
Karl Young reviews Random Sightings (The Egyptian Stroboscope Sessions) by d.a. levy and D.R. Wagner, and Random Sightings (d.a. has left the building) and (Invisible) Random Sightings by d.a. levy

A Woman of a Thousand Eyes


Veronica Mitchell reviews Blessing the Boats by Lucille Clifton

To Hell and Back
Rafael Campo reviews A Mayan Astronomer in Hell's Kitchen by Martín Espada

Post-Metaphysical Shards
Krysia Jopek reviews The Promises of Glass by Michael Palmer

 

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BOOK REVIEWS:

The Anonymous Time Machine of the Future Present
Kevin Carollo reviews ATM by Matthew Fuller

How to Read
Doug Nufer reviews Fidget by Kenneth Goldsmith

Drag: Joyce Carol Oates Does Marilyn Monroe


Jill Nagle reviews Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates

Walking the Walk
Harry Rolnick reviews Wanderlust by Rebecca Solnit

Culture War
Lem Coley reviews The Cultural Cold War by Frances Stonor Saunders

Queen of Hearts


Doug Rice reviews The Royal Family by William T. Vollmann

In Dante's Footsteps
Patrick Madden reviews Leap by Terry Tempest Williams

Look Homeward, Dullsville
Sean Bernard reviews In My Other Life by Joan Silber

Mingus Music
Peter C. Herman reviews Myself When I am Real by Gene Santoro

The Trial Is Over
Kevin Patrick Finucane reviews Freud's Megalomania by Israel Rosenfield

The Idea of Space
Jaclyn Piudik reviews A Test of Solitude by Emmanuel Hocquard

New York, New York
Thomas Fink reviews The Scene of My Selves edited by Terence Diggory and Stephen Paul Miller

The God Image
Eve Jackson reviews Jung's Thoughts on God by Donald R. Dyer

The Divine Count T
Bob Blaisdell reviews Divine and Human and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy

 

DEPARTMENTS:

Rants and Raves
Letters to the Editor

Essay: Upgrading Gutenberg's Codex
Matt Briggs

Tribute
Robert Creeley Remembers Gregory Corso

From the Backlist
Vernon Frazer reviews Misterioso by Sascha Feinstein

 

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