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NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 1988

[Vol. 10, No. 5]

 

LETTERS

 

PICKETING THE ZEITGEIST

EXPERIMENT AND EXPERIENCE: MY LIFE IN FICTION by Ronald Sukenick

 

MUSIC

NO-BROW: Joel Lewis reviews the music of John Zorn

 

ART

ART CLOTHING THE MIND: Corinne Robins reviews Fashion and Surrealism by Richard Martin

 

FOCUS: EXPERIMENT AND EXPERIENCE

 

CUDDLING HIS CATS: Regina Weinreich reviews The Western Lands by William S. Burroughs and Word Cultures: Radical Theory and Practice in William S. Burroughs' Fiction by Robin Lydenberg

 

IRISH INTERTEXT: Jerome Klinkowitz reviews The Engine of Owl-Light by Sebastian Barry

 

WRITTEN IN FEAR: Frank Stewart reviews Free Rein by Laura Chester and After Calculus by Craig Watson

 

TWO DIRECTIONS: Karl Young reviews An Almost Human Gesture by Louis Jenkins and The Reproduction of Profiles by Rosmarie Waldrop

 

FEATURE: REDISCOVERIES

 

AMERICAN DREAMING: David Taylor reviews The Man Who Was Not With It and Dreaming by Herbert Gold

 

ATTENDING DEMONS: Michelle Green reviews The Exquisite Corpse by Alfred Chester

 

FEATURE: ANTHROPOLOGY AND IMAGINATION

 

THE RASHOMON PROBLEM: Gordon Hewes reviews Works and Lives: Th Anthropologist as Author by Clifford Geertz

 

MAKING CONTACT: Richard Moore reviews The Sky People by John Emery

 

BOOK REVIEWS

 

LIFE AFTER DERRIDA: David Simpson reviews Saints and Scholars by Terry Eagleton

 

BLOOD AND SCARY MONSTERS: Normandi Ellis reviews The Tongue-Cut Sparrow by Momoko Ishii, translated by Katherine Paterson, The Boy of the Three-Year Nap by Dianne Snyder, Why the Crab Has No Head by Barbara Knutson, The Star Maiden by Barbara Esbensen, The Boy Who Held Back the Sea by Lenny Hort, and The Man Who Wanted to Live Forever by Selina Hastings.

 

MOMENTUM AND MUSIC: Edward Foster reviews Voyaging Fbrtraits by Gustaf Sobin

 

SOME DAME'S FOOL? Siegfried Mandel reviews The Story of My Wife: The Reminiscences of Captain StÝrr by Milan FÉst, translated by George Konr¶d

 

SHROUDS APLENTY: Paul Oppenheimer reviews Temporary Dwellings by Phyllis Janowitz, Night Watch on the Chesapeake by Peter Meinke, Dreams by No One's Daughter by Leslie Ullman, and Kingdoms of the Ordinary by Robley Wilson, Jr.

 

GOOD SHTICKS: Peter Bates reviews Popular Culture in America edited by Paul Buhle

 

PIG ON SPIT: David L. Ulin reviews Generation of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson

 

SCORCHED EARTH: Warren Woessner reviews The Psycho-Political Muse: American Poetry since the Fifties by Paul Breslin

 

A NEW CHILD IN THE WILDERNESS OF THE PSYCHE: David Kirby reviews Heart's Invention: On the Poetry of Vassar Miller edited by Steven Ford Brown

 

LITERARY POINTILLISM: Alan Davis reviews An American Memory by Eric Larsen

 

CLEVERNESS AND VIRTUOSITY: Edward Butscher reviews The Book of Knowledge by Dara Wier and The Abandoned Country by Thomas Rabbitt

 

HALF DETROlT: Paul McDonough reviews Curriculum Vitae by Lawrence Joseph

 

A THEATRICAL REALITY: Martin Wechselblatt reviews The Other Hand Clapping by Marco Vassi

 

EXQUISITE BALANCE: Robert Buttel reviews From Princeton One Autumn Afternoon: Collected Poems of Theodore Weiss 1950-1986 by Theodore Weiss

 

RECURRING MYSTERY: Bill Tremblay reviews Unremembered Country: Poems by Susan Griffin and The Minute Hand by Jane Shore

 

KEEN FEELING: Robert Peters reviews The Adastra Reader: Being the Collected Chapbooks in Facsimile edited by Gary Metras

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