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DECEMBER 1991 / JANUARY 1992

[Vol. 13, No. 5]

 

LETTERS

PICKETING THE ZEITGEIST

 

CONVOI NO. 21 by Raymond Federman

 

UNWRITNG by Ronald Sukenick

 

FOCUS: EDGE WRITING, EDGE CULTURE

 

WHERE IS MARY SHELLEY? David Porush reviews The Difference Engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling

 

NATURE OF DISCOURSE: Kirkpatrick Sale reviews Out There: Marginalizanon and Contemporary Cultures, edited by Russell Ferguson, Martha Gever, Trinh T. Minh‑ha, and Cornel West

 

THREE‑POINT SHOT: Joel Lewis reviews Big Bank Take Little Bank by Paul Beatty

 

SILENCE WITHIN: Stephen‑Paul Martin reviews To Whom It May Concern: by Raymond Federman

 

TALKWRITING: Marjorie Perloff reviews Selected Poems: 1963­-1973 by David Antin and Necromance by Rae Armantrout

 

CUTE METAFICTION: Glen Brand reviews Immortality by Milan Kundera

 

FOCUS: SEX ROLES

 

WHAT DO MEN WANT? Miriam Levine reviews Iron John: A Book about Men by Robert Bly and Patrimony: A True Story by Philip Roth

 

LOVING FATHERS? Fred Moramarco reviews My Father in the Night by Terence Clarke

 

PSYCHOLOGICAL SPECIMEN: Karen Alkalay‑Gut reviews Anne Sexton: A Biography by Diane Wood Middlebrook

 

THAT OTHER ROMANCE: Eva Heisler reviews The Exploration of the Secret Smile: The Language of Art and Homosexuality in Frank O'Hara's Poetry by Alice C. Parker

 

ERASURE OF THE HOMOSEXUAL: Daniel J. Cahill reviews Hart Crane and the Homosexual Text by Thomas E. Yingling

 

IF YOU CAN FIND HER: Norman Weinstein reviews Penelope's Web: Gender, Modernity, H.D.'s Fiction by Susan Stanford Friedman

 

Book Reviews

 

FEAR OF THE ARBITRARY: Mark LaFlaur reviews Spreading the Word: Editors on Poetry, edited by Warren Slesinger

 

EYES AND EARS OPEN: Robert Fox reviews The Curandero by Daniel Curley

 

DILUTED VOICE: Scott Preston reviews Words for My Daughter by John Balaban

 

THIRD FORCE: Rochelle Ratner reviews Long Walks and Intimate Talks, stories and poems by Grace Paley and paintings by Vera B. Williams

 

JUST STOP: Barry Silesky reviews The Trick by Fielding Dawson

 

HALLUCINOGENIC CULTURE: Jerome Beck reviews The Sacred Mushroom Seeker: Essays for R. Gordon Wasson, edited by Thomas J. Riedlinger

 

DEAD CENTER OF ALL ALONE: Dick Allen reviews Isabella Gardner: The Collected Poems

 

HOW THE WORLD EXISTS: Adam Craig Hill reviews The Opposite of Letting the Mind Wander by Keith Waldrop and The Windows Flew Open by Marjorie Welish

 

FOR DEVOTEES ONLY: Dennis Barone reviews Nice to See You: Homage to Ted Berrigan, edited by Anne Waldman

 

HIP RAMBLES: Warren Woessner reviews Light Heart by Gary Lenhart

 

LESS TO SURPRISE: Barbara Barnard reviews Eva the Fugitive by Rosamel del Valle

 

THINLY FICTIONALIZED: Siegfried Mandel reviews Precision and Soul: Essays and Addresses by Robert Musil, Circe's Mountain by Marie Luise Kaschnitz, and Bohin Manor by Tadeusz Konwicki

 

MINING THE TEXT: Lenora Champagne reviews Suburban Ambush: Downtown Writing and the Fiction of Insurgency by Robert Siegle

 

UNCOMMON PROBLEMS: Lewis Shiner reviews Live from Earth by Lance Olsen and The Hereafter Gang by Neal Barrett, Jr.

 

GOING DOWN FAST: Rick Bass reviews Our Happiness by Tom Jenks

 

REALISM PLUS: Thomas E. Kennedy reviews Men Who Would Be Good by Gordon Weaver

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