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AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 1992

[Vol.14, No. 3]

 

PICKETING THE ZEITGEIST

 

THE OCTAVIO PAZ INDUSTRY: Raymond Leslie Williams reviews The Other Voice: Essays on Modern Poetry by Octavio Paz

 

ART

 

REMINDERS OF ANCIENT MATRISTIC SPIRITUALITY: Gloria Feman Orenstein reviews Leonora Carrington: The Mexican Years

 

BORN OF NECESSITY: Liz Markus reviews Art After Philosophy and After: Collected Writings 1966-1900 by Joseph Kosuth

 

ARCHITECTURE

 

STEEPED IN DERRIDA: Robert Twombly reviews Deconstructing the Kimbell: An Essay on Meaning and Architecture by Michael Benedikt

 

MUSIC

 

ROCK'S IDEOLOGICAL POTENTIAL: Mark Amerika reviews the Fall 1991 issue of the South Atlantic Quarterly

 

DRAMA

 

THE SIXTIES ARE DEAD: Charles Marowitz reviews How We Danced While We Burned & La Justice or The Cock That Crew, two plays by Kenneth Bernard, and Curse of Fool, three plays by Kenneth Bemard

 

FOCUS: AMERICAS: LATINO/A & LATIN AMERICAN WRITING

 

A LOSS OF FEELING: Watson L. Holloway reviews Columbus à la Mode by Robert Wechsler

 

NO PERSPECTIVE: Max W. Yeh reviews The Mysterious History of Columbus: An Exploration of the Man, the Myth, the Legacy by John Noble Wilford

 

MIRACULOUS FICTION: Ishmael Reed reviews A Saint Is Born in China by Manuel Zapata Olivella

 

THE IDIOTS' MAGICAL BEAM: Ellen G. Zweibel reviews Bazaar of the Idiots by Gustavo Alvarez Gardeazábal

 

CULTURE WITHOUT NATION: Tim Girven reviews Border Writing: The Multidimensional Text by D. Emily Hicks

 

LATINAS AND AMERICAN MYTHS OF DESIRE: Bruce-Novoa reviews The Love Queen of the Amazon by Cecile Pineda and Valentino's Hair by Yvonne V. Sapia

 

TO RETURN LANGUAGE TO THE PEOPLE: Frances R. Aparicio reviews La sangre que sigue cantando/The Blood That Keeps Singing by Clemente Soto Vélez

 

OPPOSITE POLES: Bill Christophersen reviews Más Que No Love  It: Cuentos/Short Stories by Jim Sagel and Urban Voodoo by Edgardo Cozarinsky

 

TALKING ABOUT LANGUAGE: Elizabeth Starcevic reviews How the García Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez

 

FOLKLORISTS, LOOK ELSEWHERE: Robert C Spires reviews Stranded by Esther Tusquets

 

NATURE AND OUR FATE: Patrick H,. Dust reviews The House of Ulloa by Emilia Pardo Baz·n

 

LATIN SIGHTS: A. Robert Lee reviews Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories by Sandra Cisneros, Pepe Rios by Daniel Cano, Los Gusanos by John Sayles, and Chicano Satire: A Study in Literary Culture by Guillermo E. Hern·ndez

 

BOOK REVIEWS

 

POETRY OF WITNESS: Linda Wagner-Martin reviews Unending Dialogue: Voices from an AIDS Poetry Workshop by Rachel Hadas

 

THE FRAGILITY OF CIVILlZED LIFE: Gary Lenhart reviews The Myth of Horizon by Constance Hunting and Selected Poems by Margaret Avison

 

MOVED TO TEARS: Dawn Michelle Baude reviews Loop by John Taggart

 

DENIAL OF HIS OWN IMPULSES? Robert Dassanowsky-Harris reviews The Loser by Thomas Bernhard

 

THE VELOCITY OF UNION: Curt Rode reviews The Bicycle Slow Race by Claire Bateman and The Pilgrim Among Us by Roberta Spear

 

EXPLAINING THE DIVINE: Frank Allen reviews Night Shift at the Crucifix Factory by Philip Dacey and City Life by Frederick Feirstein

 

FEATURE: LITERARY HISTORY

 

CELEBRATING HISTORY'S DEMISE: Laszlo K. Géfin reviews Sequel to History: Postmodernism and the Crisis of Representational Time by Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth

 

EDITORIAL LAISSEZ-FAIRE: Brian McHale reviews The Columbia History of the American Novel, edited by Emory Elliott

 

OUR OWN "GHOSTSTORY": Marcel Cornis-Pope reviews Columbia Literary History of the United States and The Columbia History of the American Novel, both edited by Emory Elliott

 

POSTMODERN DE-TOX: Richard Halpern reviews Postmodernisrn and Its Critics by John McGowan

 

OPEN FIELD OF MAGICAL ENERGIES: Hary Polkinhorn reviews William S. Burroughs at the Front: Critical Reception 1959-1989, edited by Jennie Skerl and Robin Lydenberg

 

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