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JUNE-JULY 1994
[ Vol.16, No. 2]

 

Picketing The Zeitgeist

 

SUPERFLUOUS? by Rochelle Ratner

 

WORLD AND SPIRIT INTERTWINED: Michael Heller reviews Rernaining in Light by John Taggart

 

Music

HYPERVELOCITY OF THE NOTES: Jason Horwitch reviews Zen Arcade by Hüsker Dü

 

Film

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO ALTMAN: Jonathan Baumbach reviews Short Cuts, directed by Robert Altman

 

Focus: TELLING REAL LIVES

 

AN ETERNAL REBEL: Raymond D. Souza reviews Before Night Falls by Reinaldo Arenas, translated by Dolores M. Koch

 

THE REVELATION OF H.D.: Helane Levine-Keating reviews Asphodel by H.D., edited by Robert Spoo and A Great Admiration: H.D./Robert Duncan Correspondence 1950-1961, edited by Robert J. Bergholf

 

EACH ENTRY SOURED: Sidney Feshbach reviews Reflections on James Joyce: Stuart Gilbert's Paris Journal, edited by Thomas F. Staley and Randolph Lewis

 

WHAT WE FEEL: Corinne Robins reviews To Feel These Things by Leonard Michaels

 

INSIGHTS AND FELICITOUS PHRASES: Jack Anderson reviews Blood Work: Selected Prose by Ron Padgett

 

THE DYBBUKS MUST TALK: Gary Lenhart reviews Looking for Genet: Literary Essays and Reviews by Alfred Chester, edited by Edward Field

 

CONFESSIONAL BUT RESTRAINED: Fred Moramarco reviews Autobiographies by Alfred Corn and Living Wills, New and Selected Poems by Cynthia Macdonald

 

FINE LEVEL-HEADED HONESTY: Ruth Valentine reviews The Red Line by Betsy Sholl

 

DEMONIC ENERGY AND YEARNING: Regina Weinreich reviews Grace Beats Karma: Letters from Prison 1958–60 by Neal Cassidy

 

Feature: COWBOYS

 

COWBOY POETRY: Scott Preston reviews Cowboy Curmudgeon and Other Poems by Wallace McRae and And As I Rode Out on the Morning by Buck Ramsey

 

Feature: NOSTALGIC FICTION

 

A GREAT CATHEDRAL OF NOSTALGIA: E. Leona Gregg reviews Boulevard of Heroes by Eduardo García Aguilar, translated by Jay Anthony Miskowiec

 

THE PROBLEM OF GENRE: Max Yeh reviews The Historian: Six Fantasies of the American Experience by Eugene K. Garber and Alias Olympia: A Woman's Search for Manet's Notorious Model and Her Own Desire by Eunice Lipton

 

Feature: HAWAII

 

HAWAIIAN-STYLE MIXED STEW: Robin L. Bott reviews The Watcher of Waipuna and Other Stories by Gary Pak

 

Book Reviews

HARSH JUDGMENT: Kenneth Warren reviews Neon Vernacular: New and Selected Poerns by Yusef Komunyakaa and Edificio Sayonara by John Yau

 

A FLOURISHING CENTER: David Kirby reviews The Fire in All Things by Stephen Yenser and My Alexandria by Mark Doty

 

TURNING THINGS OVER: Adrienne McCormick reviews Storm Pattern by Greg Pape and Fanatic Heart by Deborah Pope

 

OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS: David R. Slavitt reviews Cultivating Excess by Lori Anderson, Selected Poems by Derek Mahon, and The Path to Fairview: New and Selected Poems by Julia Randall

 

SENSE OF SIN: Miriam Levine reviews What Saves Us by Bruce Weigl and The Rapture of Matter by Frankie Paino

 

HUMANITY'S NOISY, GROTESQUE MUSIC: David Latané reviews The Discipline: New and Selected Poems, 1980-1992 by David Citino

 

SHARP DIFFFERENCES: Robert Buttel reviews Selected Poems and Translations: 1969-1991 by William Matthews and Radio Sky by Norman Dubie

 

THE GRADUAL DISPATCH OF THE WORLD: Curt Rode reviews A Circus of Want by Kevin Stein and Hurricane Walk by Diann Blakely Shoaf

 

SHARED MUSICS OF SPOKEN AMERICAN: Armand Schwerner reviews The Zebra Storyteller by Spencer Holst

 

INDEX TO VOLUME 15

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