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OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 1991

[Vol. 13, No. 4]

 

Letters

 

Picketing The Zeitgeist

 

PREACHING AND TEACHING: Guy Ducornet reviews Surrealisn and Women, edited by Mary Ann Caws, Rudolf Kuenzli, and Gwen Raaberg

 

Art

 

EXPLOITATIVE ARTS: Kingsley Widmer reviews The Destruction of Tilted Arc: Documents, edited by Clara Weyergraf‑Serra and Martha Buskirk and Cultural Excursions: Marketing Appetites and Cultural Tastes in Modern America by Neil Harris

 

Theater

 

CODES OF VIOLENCE: Frank Dauster reviews Violent Acts: A Study of Contemporary Latin American Theatre by Severino João Albuquerqe

 

FOCUS: WOMEN AND EXPERIMENT: PART I

 

REVERSE EVERYTHING: Lou Robinson reviews Breaking the Sequence: Women's Experimental Fiction, edited by Ellen G. Friedman and Miriam Fuchs and A Form/of Takin/It All by Rosmarie Waldrop

 

NO SLIPPING OUT: Brooks Landon reviews In Memoriam to Identity by Kathy Acker

 

DECOMPOSITION AND MYTH: Paul Naylor reviews Draft X: Letters by Rachel Blau DuPlessis and A Reading (11‑17) by Beverly Dahlen

 

SINGING INTO THE DRAFT: Hank Lazer reviews Singularities; A Bibliography of the King's Book or, Eikon Basilike; and The Europe of Trusts by Susan Howe

 

GENDER EVENT: Harry Polkinhom reviews Simulant Portrait by Johanna Drucker and Onion Leaves, Her Map Untended by Liz Was

 

FOCUS: WRITING AND RELIGION: EAST AND WEST

 

PATH OF THE GLYPH: Ed Sanders reviews The Tablets: I‑XXVI by Armand Schwerner

 

UNREAL BUT LOADED: Marc Laidlaw reviews Eros: Anti‑ Eros by Harold Jaffe and Cat Scratch Fever by Robert Kelly

 

WORK THE MYSTERY: Laurel Blossom reviews If l Had Wheels or Love: Collected Poems of Vassar Miller

 

LONGING FOR FUROR: Comel Bonca reviews Mao II by Don DeLilo

 

FEATURE: FARM AND FACTORY

 

ROMANTIC TONE: Kathleen Norris reviews Handspan of Red Earth: An Anthology of American Farm Poems, edited by Catherine L. Marconi

 

SILENCES AT EVENING: Julia Stein reviews Working Classics: Poems on Industrial Life, edited by Peter Oresick and Nicholas Coles

 

FEATURE: POETS' LETTERS

 

A NICE GUY: Harry Lewis reviews Irving Layton and Robert Creeley: The Complete Correspondence 1953-1978, edited by Ekbert Faas and Sabrina Reed

 

EACH MAN'S HUMPIY-DUMPTY: Albert G. Glover reviews Charles Olson: The Allegory of a Poet's Life by Tom Clark and In Love and Sorrrow: The Complete Correspondence of Charles Olson and Edward Dahlberg, edited by Paul Christensen

 

FEATURE: HISTORYAND/AS FICTION

 

THE ICE-SHIRT COMETH: Duncan Bock reviews The Ice-Shirt by William T. Vollmann

 

THE DEED-DRENCHED PAST: Thomas E. Kennedy reviews Do You Believe in Cabeza de Vaca? by Gladys Swan

 

Book Reviews

 

ALL HIDING: Janet N. Gold reviews After the Bombs by Arturo Arias

 

DOUVE SPEAKS: Joseph Conte reviews Early Poerns 1947-1959 by Yves Bonnefoy

 

THE MYTH OF PRIVILEGED BIRTHS: Richard Kostelanetz review Mixed Blessings by Lucy R. Lippard

 

HOW WE SEE: Jeffrey Lee reviews Definitions by Peter Oresick and Psyche Drives the Coast: Poems 1975-1987 by Sharon Doubiago

 

TENT PREACHER FROM HELL: Douglas Glover reviews A Good Baby by Leon Rooke

 

HARD TO EXPRESS: Elaine Fowler Palencia reviews Fathers and Daughters: Portraits in Fiction, edited by Terry Eicher and Jesse D. Geller and My Father's Daughter: Stories by Women, edited by Irene Zahava

 

RICHLY ALLUSIVE: Kay Murphy reviews New Poems, 1980-88 by John Haines and Yarrow Field by Regina McBride

 

YOKED BY VIOLENCE TOGETHER: Thomas A. Campion reviews Law and Literature by Richard A. Posner

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