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March/April 1988
[Vol. 10, No. 1]
Tenth Anniversary Edition

Contents

Age of Neurosis

Feature: Age of Neurosis
Barry Wallenstein reviews Manic Power: Robert Lowell and His Circle by Jeffrey Meyers

Music
TEN YEARS: THE MINIMALIST-ROMANITC CONNECTION by Paul Schiavo

Art
LOOKING BACK, LOOKING CRITICALLY: Richard Kostelanetz reviews Looking Critically by Artforum

DRAMA
SUMMING UP: Gabriel Miller reviews Timebends: A Life by Arthur Miller


SPECIAL PULL OUT SECTION WITH TEN YEAR INDEX

TEN YEARS: WHERE FROM, WHERE TO?
LETTERS FROM Rita Mae Brown, Hayden Carruth, B. H. Friedman, Larry McCaffery, Raymond Federman, Richard Kostelanetz, Neymour Krim, Fielding Dawson, Kingsley Widmer, Jerome Klinkowitz, and Nathaniel Tarn

PICKETING THE ZEITGEIST
EDITORIAL MEMORIES by Rochelle Ratner
WRITCRIT, LITCRIT, INTELLOCRIT: TEN YEARS OF POSTMODERNISM by Ronald Sukenick

THE PRESENT PAST: CHARLES OLSON AND THE PROJECTIVE IMAGINATION by John Tytell


BOOK REVIEWS

CONNECTED CENTERS: Brian McHale reviews Women and Men by Joseph McElroy

A BLOOMING ELITIST": Hazel Barnes reviews The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom

BRIC-A-BRAC: Greg Kuzma reviews Foreseeable Futures by William Matthews

SO CLOSE TO THE BONE: Frederick Smock reviews Rose by Li-Young Lee

RAGE: Harold Jaffe reviews Reuben by John Edgar Wideman

DREAMERS THAT REMAIN: Joel Lewis reviews Articulation of Sound Forms in Time by Susan Howe and Life Moves Outside by Barbara Einzig

PROGRESSIVE AND PRAGMATIC: Dan Cameron reviews The Arts at Black Mountain College by Mary Emma Harris

UNTANGLED THREADS: Diane Wakoski reviews Robinson Jeffers: Poet of California by James Karman

EXISTENTIAL ANGST: Steve Martinot reviews Moonrise, Moonset by Tadeusz Konwicki and A Cup of Coffee with My Interrogator by Ludvik Vaculik

A SURVIVAL OF MEMORY: Roberta Kalechofsky reviews Beyond the Limit by Irina Ratushinskaia, translated by Frances Padorr Brent and Carol J. Avins

SEARCHING THE ARCHIVES: John Freeman reviews Pushkin House by Andrei Bitov, translated by Susan Brownsberger

PERSONAL EFFECTS: Lynn Gingrass reviews The Corpse Dream of N. Petkov by Thomas McGonigle

BALANCING ACTS: Thomas E. Kennedy reviews Singing on the Titanic by Perry Glasser, Legacies by Nancy Potter, Beyond This Bitter Air by Sarah Rossiter, and Scenes from the Homefront by Sara Vogan

HIGH NOON AND NO EXIT: David Brooks reviews The Flood of '64 by David Long

SHADOWS AND GHOSTS: Helane Levine-Keating reviews The Powers of Charlotte by Jane Lazarre

A TANGLED WEB: Stephen-Paul Martin reviews The Iran-Contra Connection: Secret Teams and Covert Operations in the Reagan Era by Jonathan Marshall, Peter Dale Scott, and Jane Hunter

DEATH TRIP: Salvador Rodriguez del Pino reviews Claros Varones de Belken (Fair Gentlemen of Belken County), Klail City, and This Migrant Earth by Rolando Hinojosa

NOISY SECRETS: Lem Coley reviews Hemingway by Kenneth S. Lynn

A MESS OF SUCCESS: Edward Field reviews On Feet of Gold by Ira Cohen

ROSE IMAGERY: Frank Allen reviews Lot's Wife by Janice Thaddeus, The Studs of MacDonald County by Joan Yeagley, and Mojave by Deborah Boe

MAGIC IN OUR PATH: Kelly Cherry reviews Locomotion by Elizabeth Evans and Jesus and Fat Tuesday and Other Short Stories by Colleen J. McElroy

IMAGINARY PATTERNS: Trace Reddell reviews Imaginary Women by Michael Westlake

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