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DECEMBER 1993/JANUARY 1994
[Vol. 15, No. 5]

 

PICKETING THE ZEITGEIST

POETRY DOESN'T MATTER by Marjorie Perloff

 

Media

PINK FLAMINGO JOURNALISM: Peter Michelson reviews Media Circus by Howard Kurtz

 

Theater

ARSONIST AT THE IMMOLATION: Charles Marowitz reviews Antonin Artaud: Blows and Bombs by Stephen Barber

 

Film

LIGHT, MOVEMENT, AND TIME: Dennis DeNitto reviews Reflexivity in Film and Literature: From Don Quixote to Jean-Luc Godard by Robert Stam and Light Moving in Time: Studies in the Visual Aesthetics of Avant-Garde Film by William C. Wees

 

Architecture

INTELLECTUAL AWAKENING IN THE ARIZONA DESERT: Robert Twombly reviews Frank Lloyd Wright: Collected Writings, vols. 1 and 2, edited by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer

 

Science

POETICAL SCENCE: Joe Tabbi reviews Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers edited by Betty A. Toole

 

Sex

SUMMER CAMP OF THE MIND: Marianne Hauser reviews The Time of Our Lives: Women Write on Sex after 40, edited by Dena Taylor and Amber Coverdale Sumrall

 

Feature: Theory

INTENTIONALLY EXCESSIVE: Carl L. Bankston III reviews Death at the Parasite Café by Stephen Pfohl

 

Feature: POLITICS

 

A POLITICS OF EVERY PHENOMENON: Nancy Blake reviews A User's Guide to Capitalism and Schizophrenia: Deviations from Deleuze and Guattari by Brian Massumi

 

CENTURIES OF NARRATIVES: Edward Foster reviews Culture and Imperialism by Edward W. Said

 

LITERARY LEFTISM THEN AND NOW: Larry Hanley reviews A Note on Literary Criticism by James T. Farrell and The Proletarian Moment: The Controversy over Leftism in Literature by James F. Murphy

 

Feature: DENNIS COOPER

 

A DRY-ICE STREAM FROM L.A.'S WOMB OF EMPTINESS: Rob Hardin reviews Wrong by Dennis Cooper

 

THE DIARIST OF CIRCUMSTANCES: William Levy reviews Frisk by Dennis Cooper

 

Book Reviews

 

COMPOSING THE DICTIONARY OF LOVE: Eurudice Kamvisseli reviews The Fear of Losing Eurydice by Julieta Campos

 

A RARE PORTRAIT OF PERU'S ELITE: César Ferreira reviews A World for Julius by Alfredo Bryce Echenique

 

DESERT WISDOM: Reg Saner reviews Dakota: A Spiritual Geography by

Kathleen Norris

 

DON'T STEP ON MY BLUE SUEDE GUARACHES: Richard Tillinghast reviews The Other Side: Fault Lines, Guerrilla Saints, and the True Heart of Rock 'n' Roll by Rubén Martínez

 

WHERE GARDENS ARE PAVED OVER: Corinne Robins reviews The Jade Cabinet by Rikki Ducornet

 

THE LOST SOULS OF POETS: Donald Kennison reviews How I Became One

of the Invisible by David Rattray

 

DRIVEN BY HIS VISION: Dick Higgins reviews Pieces o' Six by Jackson Mac Low

 

PEDAL-TO-THE-METAL FEMINISM: Brooks Landon reviews Feminist

Fabulation: Space/ Postmodern Fiction by Marleen S. Barr

 

THE CÉZANNE OF THE PRINTED PAGE: S. E. Gontarski reviews Dream of

Fair to Middling Women by Samuel Beckett

 

PREPARING THE WAY: Jerome Klinkowitz reviews Absolutely Nothing to

Get Alarmed About: The Complete Novels of Charles Wright

 

AMBITIOUS MULTICULTURAL WORKS: Andrew J. Dephtereos reviews

Legends from Camp by Lawson Fusao Inada and Brazil-Maru by Karen Tei

Yamashita

 

DESIRE AND TRANSFORMATION: William Wei reviews The Beginning of

the East by Max Yeh

 

TRUE MULTICULTURAL EXPERIENCE: Carolyne Wright reviews Veils by

Nahid Rachlin

 

AN ENDEARING CAMEO: Anselm Hollo reviews Hand in Hand by Tauno

Ylirnusi

 

LETTERS THAT FAIL: Frederick Smock reviews New and Selected Poems by

Stephen Berg

 

CENTURY OF TERROR: Roger Mitchell reviews Listening to the Candle: A

Poem on Impulse by Peter Dale Scott and Graves Registry by Keith Wilson

 

DANGER ACCOMPANIES SURRENDER: Laurel Blossom reviews The One

Right Touch by Katharine Coles and The World Book by Steven Cramer

 

PURE SONG: Lawrence Joseph reviews People Live, They Have Lives by Hugh

Seidman

 

POETRY OF INCLUSION: Warren D. Woessner reviews Counting Myself

Lucky: Selected Poems 1963-1992 by Edward Field

 

HARBINGER OF CHANGE: Cezar M. Ornatowski reviews The Grad Student's

Guide to Getting Published by Alida Allison and Tern Frongia

 

A LITTLE PLACE: Miriam Levine reviews With Teeth in the Earth: Selected

Poems by Malka Heifetz Tussman

 

FICTIONAL FREEDOM: Karen Alkalay-Gut reviews Love's Children by Judith

Chernaik

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