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December 1994/February 1995

[Vol.16, No. 5]

 

 

Picketing the Zeitgeist

PUBLISHING YOUR OWN NOVEL, OR, THE DEMANDS OF ANONYMITY by Anonymous

 

Music

UNDERPUBLISHED: Richard Kostelanetz reviews The Boulez-Cage Correspondence, edited by Jean-Jacques Nattiez, translated and edited by Robert Samuels

 

Technology

CYBERANGST: John Noto reviews Computer Ethics by Tom Forrester and Perry Morrison.and Flame Wars, a special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly (Fall, 1993) edited by Mark Dery

 

Focus: BRITISH UNDERGROUND

 

INK IS A BODY FLUID by Matthew Fuller

COUNTER INTELLIGENCE by Bruce ByPass

MIDDLE ENGLAND SWITCHES ON by Sadie Plant

PUBLIC ENERGY by Howard Slater

THE EXPLODING CINEMA by Matthew Fuller

LUCID DREAMING: Allen Warner reviews Dreams of Sex and Stage Diving by Martin Millar

THE RETURN OF THE REPRESSED by Stewart Home

 

Feature: LIMNING LOINS

 

BADMOUTH: Kingsley Widmer reviews Speaking the Unspeakable: A Poetics of Obscenity by Peter Michelson

 

SUBLIME SEX James R. Garfield reviews The Devil at Large by Erica Jong

 

VAGINAL REALISM: Elizabeth Starcevic reviews Pleasure in the Word: Erotic Writings by Latin American Women, edited by Margarite Fernandez Olmos and Lizabeth Paravisini-Gerbert

 

JURISPRURIENCE: Harry Goldstein reviews A Frolic of His Own by William

Gaddis

 

LIMP FERM: David Shields reviews The Fermata by Nicholson Baker

 

Feature: ANTHOLOGIZING ATROCITY

 

AGAINST COMPLICITY: Roger Mitchell reviews Against Forgetting, edited by

Carolyn Forché

 

READ GLOBALLY, ACT LOCALLY: Tova Maria Calloway reviews On Prejudice, edited by Daniela Gioseffi

 

Feature: HIGH STYLE

 

#$%!: Judith Upjohn reviews *** by Michael Brodsky

 

AVANT REVUE: E. Leona Gregg reviews The Quest for Dr. U by Hans Carl Artmann

 

MYTHIC MOUNT, MINIMALIST MORALITY: Jim Sattler reviews Beyond the Mountain by Elizabeth Arthur and The Hedge, the Ribbon by Carol Orlock

 

PARTLY REALIZED: Theodore Pelton reviews The Body in Four Parts by Janet Kauffman

 

Feature: POSTMODERN POSTMORTEM

 

POETS-MODERNISM AND PRIVILEGE: Gail Gilliland reviews Broken English by Heather McHugh and Diverse Voices by Mark Rudman

 

THE GOODHEARTED NIHILIST DARK: Rush Rankin reviews The Culture of Literacy by Wlad Godzich

 

Book Reviews

WHILE (BIG) BROTHER SLEEPS: Robert Siegle reviews Brothers by Frederick Barthelme and While England Sleeps by David Leavitt

 

HIGH ROADS: Josh Russell reviews Damned Right by Bayard Johnson and The Ethiopian Exhibition by Donald Stuefloten

 

THE ROAD TO REDEMPTON: Mike Golden reviews Hard Travel to Sacred Places by Rudy Wurlitzer

 

DARK PASSAGE: Paul Oppenheimer reviews The Darkness Around Us Is Deep: Selected Poems by William Stafford

 

CALIFORNIA DREAMING: David Matlin reviews The Other California: The Great Central Valley in Life and Letters by Gerald Haslam

 

MARGINS AT THE CENTER: A. Robert Lee reviews Ojibway Tales by Basil Johnson, Turtle Meat and Other Stories by Joseph Bruchac, Working Men by Michael Dorris, The Latin Deli by Judith Ortiz Cofer, and The Bread of Salt and Other Stories by N.V.M. Gonzales

 

REMIXING LORCA, RECOUNTING THE WORD: Fred Muratori reviews The Lorca Variations and Germatria, both by Jerome Rothenberg

 

BLACK AND WHITE: Eric Miles Williamson reviews God's Country by Percival Everett

 

HONG KONG RAPTURE: Rochelle Owens reviews The Harbormaster of Hong Kong by David Bromige and Defensive Rapture by Barbara Guest

 

TWO POETS OF PROTEST: Barry Wallenstein reviews A Muriel Rukeyser Reader, edited by Jan Heller Levi, and Edwin Rolfe: Collected Poems, edited by Cary Nelson and Jefferson Hendricks

 

JANGLING & GRITTY: Robert Buttel reviews Against the Evidence: Selected Poems 1934-1994 by David Ignatow

 

CRITICAL COMPLEX Carl L. Bankston reviews Freud and His Critics by Paul

Robinson

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