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August/September 1991

[Vol. 13, No. 3]




Picketing The Zeitgeist

Gathering of Ringers by Richer Kostelanetz



Breaking Silence: Leslie Loomis Vansen reviews Meret Oppenheim by Bice Curiger


Focus: Fusion Texts

Guru of the Interview: Lance Olsen reviews Across the Wounded Galaxies: Interviews with Contemporary American Science Fiction Writers, conducted and edited by Larry McCaffery


Thrash and Hack: Scott Bukatman reviews Slam by Lewis Shiner


Like Holy Fire: Mark Jay Mirsky reviews The Book of Shares by Edmond Jabès


Ghost Notebook: J.P. White reviews My Secret Boat by Michael Burkard


INFRANGIBLE LOATHINGS: Dawn Kolokithas reviews The Iveterate Life by Jessica Grim, Turn Left in Order to Go Right by Norman Fischer, and art facts: a book of contexts by bpNichol


SPLIT SCREEN: Joseph Ferguson reviews Public Eye: An Investigation into the Disappearance of the World by Brian Fawcett


DOWNTOWN VOICES: Regina Weinreich reviews Walking through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black by Cookie Mueller and If You're a Girl by Ann Rower



SPEAKING OF THE WOE: David Simpson reviews Signs of the Time by David Lehman


NO POINT OF ENTRY: Sarah Blalce reviews Operation Memory by David Lehman



SALMAN SAYS: David L. Ulin reviews Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie


A FEMINIST THURBER: Julia Stein reviews Carmen Dog and Verging on the Pertinent by Carol Emshwiller



WORKING AGAINST STEREOTYPE: John Casey reviews Mean Spirit by Linda Hogan


UNSETTLING FICTIONS: Rikki Ducornet reviews Trigger Dance by Diane Glancy



NEWTS AND MUSKRATS: Reg Saner reviews Nature Writing and America by Peter A. Fritzell


LITERARY SYNCOPATION: Alan Davis reviews Jacob's Son by Will Barrett and The Best of the West 2 and The Best of the West 3, edited by James Thomas and Denise Thomas


IDEAS REDUCED TO TONES: Kenneth Warren reviews Seeing America First by Nathaniel Tarn and Outlying Districts by Anselm Hollo


MIDLIFE BOOKS: Bill Tremblay reviews Making Our Own Rules: New and Selected Poems by Michael Hogan and Who Will Know Us? New Poems by Gary Soto


HUMAN ACCOMMODATIONS: Paul Oppenheimer reviews The Past, the Future, the Present: Poems Selected and New by Reed Whittemore


OUR OWN BUTCHERS: Fred Moramarco reviews Beautiful Mutants by Deborah Levy and Animal lnstincts by Carla Harryman


ADOLESCENT MYSTICISM: William Mooney reviews Cannibal Kiss by Daniel Odier


LOOSE BAGGY MONSTER: Susan M. Schultz reviews Conversant Essays: Contemporary Poets on Poetry, edited by James McCorkle


THE POET INSCRIBES HIMSELF: Burt Kimmelman  reviews Objects of Thought: Attempts at Speech by Leonard Schwartz


CHANCE AS A NARRATIVE FORCE: Ben Stolzfus reviews Corridor by Michael Krekorian


TORNADO BREEZE:  Sarah Gorham reviews Awake by Dorianne Laux and The Same Water by Joan Murray


NEW YORK STEW: Don Skiles reviews Panic Blood by Catherine Texier


MADMAN OR BEMUSED FATHER: Gardner McFall reviews Field Trips on the Rapid Transit by Jack Anderson and The Big Something by Ron Padgett

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