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October/November 1994
[Vol. 16, No. 4]

 

PICKETING THE ZEITGEIST

 

PUBLISHING, 2001 by Ronald Sukenick

 

Video

 

TO DESTROY WHAT CAN BE SEEN: Brooks Landon reviews WAX or the discovery of television among the bees by David Blair

 

Drama

 

VAUDEVILLE IS THE MATRIX: Charles Marowitz reviews From the Bowery to Broadway by Armond Fields and L. Marc Fields

 

Focus: THE LOVE/SEX EXPLOSION

 

EROS AND US by Barry Wallenstein

 

ME, YOU, HUGH, AND THE ANTEATER: Peter Michelson reviews The Jaguar and the Anteater by Bemard Arcand, translated by Wayne Grady

 

IS THERE SEX AFTER SAPPHO? Paul Oppenheimer reviews The Literary Companion to Sex, edited by Fiona Pitt-Kethley

 

"LIBERATING" PORNOGRAPHY FOR WOMEN: Laura Hinton reviews Dirty Looks: Women, Pornography, Power, edited by Pamela Church Gibson and Roma Gibson

 

TRYING TO SEDUCE HERSELF by Margaret Diehl

 

PORN WARRIORS: Laurie Ouellette reviews Only Words by Catharine A. MacKinnon and Letters from a War Zone by Andrea Dworkin

 

FOLKS AT INTIMATE PLAY: Lydie Moudneno reviews Erotique Noire/Black Erotica, edited by Miriam DeCosta-Willis, Reginald Martin, and Roseann P. Bell

 

 

A WHlTER SHADE OF BARF: Jill St. Jacques reviews Whores of Lost Atlantis by Charles Busch

 

SEEN AND UNSEEN DANGERS: Kathleen Heideman reviews That Kind of Danger by Donna Masini

 

Feature: AFRICA

 

WITHHELD MEANINGS, CODED TEXTS, AND SUBVERSION: Lynda Koolish reviews Written by Herself: Literary Production by African American Women, 1746-1892 by Frances Smith Foster

 

Feature: LITCRIT

 

APPLICABLE TO THE U.S. CASE: Wayne Zittel reviews Power Plays, Power Works by John Fiske

 

Book Reviews

AT USEFUL PLAY: Linda Wagner-Martin reviews The Restorationist: Text One by Jael B. Juba

 

GONNE AND YEATS AND "BURKE'S GREAT MELODY": M. L. Rosenthal reviews The Gonne-Yeats Letters 1893-1938, edited by Anna MacBride White and A. Norman Jeffares and The Great Melody: A Thematic Biography of Edmund Burke by Conor Cruise O'Brien

 

MORE THAN BLOOD AND HISTORY: Lee Montgomery reviews The Brooklyn Book of the Dead by Michael Stephens

 

EXPERIMENTAL VARIATIONS: Carl L. Bankston III reviews Paris When It's Naked by Etel Adnan and Djbot Baghostus's Run by Nathaniel Mackey

 

MEDIA-DOCTORED IMAGES: Dennis Formento reviews Airing Dirty Laundry by Ishmael Reed

 

KAMIKAZE-ASSISTED SUICIDE: Don Webb reviews a kamikaze in her eyes by Peter Plate

 

LITERARY AT FIRST GLANCE: John Jacob reviews Unfinished Building: Poems by Toby Olson

 

FAST-PACED AND SPICY YARNING: Vicki Weissman reviews The Trick Is to Keep Breathing by Janice Galloway and Under the Silk Cotton Tree by Jean Buffong

 

CHOOSING WORDS OVER LIFE: Fanny Howe reviews The Passersby by Liliane Atlan, translated by Rochelle Owens

 

THE RE-INVENTION OF AFRICA: Adélèkè Adéèkò reviews The Rift by V.Y. Mudimbe, translated by Marjolijn de Jager

 

DESIRE TO COMMEMORATE: Robert Peters reviews The Andrew Poems by Shelly Wagner

 

MOOD SWINGS: David Kirby reviews Sesame by Jack Marshall and Every Room We Ever Slept In by Jason Shinder

 

A MAN IN BLUE: Joseph Conte reviews Collected Poems by James Schuyler

 

PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS AND INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS: Richard Seymour reviews Pursuit of Ecstasy by Jerome Beck and Marsha Rosenbaum and E for Ecstasy by Nicholas Saunders

 

STORIES AND ANTISTORIES: David R. Slavitt reviews Stories from My Life with the Other Animals by James McConkey and Noble Rot: Stories 1949-1988 by Richard Stem

 

STRONGER THAN SEX: Paul A. Trout reviews Sex, Sin, and Blasphemy: A Guide to America's Censorship Wars by Marjorie Heins

 

TRICKSTER FIGURES: Jeff Abernathy reviews Indi’n Humor: Bicultural Play in Native America by Kenneth Lincoln

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