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JULY/AUGUST 1988

[Vol. 10, No. 3]

 

LETTERS

 

PICKETING THE ZEITGEIST

JUAN FELIPE HERRERA AND THE REAL WORLD OF EAST L.A. by Sesshu Foster

 

PHOTOGRAPHY/MEDIA

TAKING REFUGE IN L.A.: James R. Hugunin reviews Taking Refuge in L.A.: Life in a Vietnamese Buddhist Temple, photographs by Don Farber; text by Rick Fields, introduction by Thich Nhat Hanh

 

ECCENTRIC VISIONARY: Jeffery Beam reviews St. EOM in the Land of Pasaquan as told to and recorded by Tom Patterson; photographs by Jonathan Williams, Roger Manley, and Guy Mendes; foreword by John Russell

 

MUSIC

TWISTED LONGINGS: Larry McCaffery reviews Juarez by Terry Allen

 

ART

ART AND ITS APPROPRIATIONS by Corinne Robins

 

BOOK REVIEWS

A FEAST: Gerald E. Murray reviews Sky in Narrow Streets by Dannie Abse, Unsettled Accounts by Peter Stambler, This Far by Joan Aleshire, A New Room by David Keller, White on White by Eugenio de Andrade, all from the Quarterly Review of Literature Contemporary Poetry Series 8, edited by Theodore Weiss and Renee Weiss

 

CULTIVATING GLOOM: Paul Oppenheimer reviews Poems: New and Selected by Frederick Morgan

 

THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF EVERY ONE: Sinda Gregory reviews From Rockaway by Jill Eisenstadt, Rich in Love by Josephine Humphreys, and Luisa in Realityland by Claribel Alegria

 

JEWISH ROOTS

 

WITHOUT TRAPPINGS: Hayden Carruth reviews The Collected Poems by Hyam Plutzik

 

MAME LOSHN: Joel Lewis reviews The Penguin Book of Modern Yiddish Verse, edited by Irving Howe, Ruth Wisse, and Khone Shmeruk

 

HOPE AND HOPELESSNESS: Dorothy Barresi reviews Some Gangster Pain by Gillian Conoley and Junk City by Barbara Anderson

 

THE SOUTH OF FRANCE: William Wiser reviews Our Share of Time by Yves Navarre and Cuisine Novella by Antoine Laurent

 

DONE IN BY SOCIETY: Parul Kapur reviews Woodcutters by Thomas Bernhard

 

SPACES OF WEATHER: Stuart Cochran reviews On Nature: Nature, Landscape, and Natural History, edited by Daniel Halpern

 

McCLURE: PRO OR CON?

 

AGGRESSIVE GESTURE: Jackson Mac Low reviews Selected Poems by Michael McClure

 

PROMPT BOOK: Jonathan Holden reviews Selected Poems by Michael McClure

 

WHOSE "LAST INTELLECTUALS"?: Richard Kostelanetz reviews The Last Intellectuals by Russell Jacoby

 

A SUBCUTANEOUS TALE: Paul Pines reviews Utah by Toby Olson

DARK SIDE: Miriam Levine reviews Selected Poems I: 1965-1975 and Selected Poems II: 1976-1986 by Margaret Atwood

 

AXES, ALTARS, EGGS, AND WINGS: Roert Peters reviews Pattern Poetry: Guide to an Unknown Literature by Dick Higgins

 

CROSSING FACT WITH FICTION: Bill Christophersen reviews Stalin in the Bronx and Other Stories by Suzanne Ruta

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