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SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 1988

[VOL. 10, NO. 4]

 

LETTERS

 

DRAMA

SPECTACLE: Arthur Sainer reviews The Mahabharata, adapted into English and directed by Peter Brook by Jean-Claude Carriere

 

MUSIC

A NEW SOUND SAMPLER: Paul Schiavo reviews the New Music Distribution Service Catalogue

 

FOCUS: OUTSIDERS

 

TWENTY YEARS AGO LAST MONTH: Philip Green reviews Chicago '68 by David Farber

 

MOVING ON: David Bradley reviews Burning Down the House by John Anderson and Hilary Hevenor and Attention MOVE: This Is America by Margot Harry

 

TRUE NAMES William J. Harris reviews Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir 1969-1980 and Next by Lucille Clifton

 

A CLAWING EFFECT: Thomas Larson reviews A Bird in Her Hair by Phillip Bonosky

 

RESILENT TALK: Hilton Obenzinger reviews Angry Days by Sesshu Foster

 

IN CASUAL SEQUENCE: Carl Solomon reviews Trainsong by Jan Kerouac

 

BOOK REVIEWS

DISEMBODIED FIGURES: Vicki Weissman reviews Time with Children, Stories by Elizbeth Tallent

 

A DIM BEAM: Mark Hussey reviews Alice to the Lighthouse: Children's Books and Radical Experiments in Art by Juliet Dusinberre

 

DANGEROUS WATERS: Richard Martin reviews Middle Grounds: Studies in Contemporary American Fiction by Alan Wilde and Postmodernist Fiction by Brian McHale

 

LIFI1NG DESIRE: Leonard Schwartz reviews Mad Love by AndrÙ Breton

 

DEFEATED LOVE: Dorianne Laux reviews American Odalisque by Jane Miller, Meat and Memory by Deborah Pintonelli, and This Is Not a Place to Sing by Christina Pacosz

 

PASTORAL RHYTHMS: J.P. White reviews Town Life by Jay Parini

 

WOMEN'S WORK

 

RECOVERING SAPPHIC MODERNISM: Cassandra Laity reviews The Amazon and the Page: Natalie Clifford Barney and RenÙe Vivien by Karla Jay

 

RECLAIMING MEMORY: Joe Napora reviews This Is About Incest by Margaret Randall

 

AN ICE PICK POINT: Arlene Stone reviews W.C Fields in French Light and How Much Paint Does the Paintng Need by Rochelle Owens

 

THREE JOURNEYS: Miriam Levine reviews To Tell the Story by Yala Korwin, Altamira by Myra Sklarew, and Via Bethlehem by Israel Eliraz

 

FLOATING AT WILL: Robert Cark reviews The Art of the Novel by Milan Kundera

 

AS SLOPE OF MIND: Linda Reinfeld reviews The Sophist and Artifice by Charles Bernstein

 

APPROACHING TRUTH: Bob Sommer reviews The Banks of the Sea by Kenneth Tindall and Life in the Middle of the Century by John Dranow

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