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March/May 1995
[Vol. 16, No. 6]

 

 

Art

LET IT BEAN: Karl Young reviews Spoken Text by Alison Knowles

 

Focus: POP, PRE-POP, POST-POP

 

COMMUNICATING A PRESENCE: Roger Cardinal reviews Dream Singers, Story Tellers: An African-American Presence by Alison Weld, et. al.

 

GENEOLOGES: Lorenzo Thomas reviews The Hammers of Creation: Folk Cultures in Modern African-American Fiction by Eric J. Sundquist

 

THE SOUND OF SUBURBIA by Anne Petrov

 

POETRY TO DANCE TO: Denise Duhamel reviews Sweet Nothings: An Anthology of Rock and Roll in American Poetry, edited by Jim Elledge

 

AVANT GARDE GHOST MEETS POSTMODERN MAGUS: Nina daVinci Nichols reviews Deathtraps: The Postmodern Comedy Thriller by Marvin Carlson and Avant Garde Theatre, 1892-1992 by Christopher Innes

 

WOMEN BEHIND THE SCREEN: Robert Dassanowky-Harris reviews Reel Women: Pioneers of the Cinema 1896 to the Present by Ally Acker.

 

Feature : RADICAL POETICS

 

THE ARTISTRY OF DISSENT: Chris Faatz reviews Poetry Like Bread: Poets of the Political Imagination, edited by Martin Espada

 

THE SOUND OF ONE FIST RISING: Lucien Stryk reviews Call Me By My True Names by Thich Nhat Hanh

 

POETRY ON THE RUN: Anselm Hollo reviews Poems of Naim Hikmet

 

SURREALISM AS SOCIAL PHILOSOPHY: Carl L. Bankston III reviews Profane Illumination: Walter Benjamin and the Paris of the Surrealist Revolution by Margaret Cohen

 

Feature: DIMINISHING RETURNS

 

EXHUMING THE DEAD: Marylea Meyersohn reviews Presumption by Julia Barrett and Pemberly or Pride and Prejudice Continued by Emma Tennant

 

AUDACITY AND (AUSTEN)TATION: John Allen Stevenson reviews The Last Man by Mary Shelley

 

Feature: URBAN MUSE

 

STARTING FROM FLATBUSH: Gardner McFall reviews A Day's Portion by Harvey Shapiro and Into A Punchline: Poems 1984-1994 by Robert Hershon

 

WORKING CLASS POETRY: Julia Stein reviews Jehovah Jukebox by Joan Jobe Smith and M-80 by Jim Daniels

 

BIG APPLE TO THE CORE: Vicki Weissman reviews Urban Bliss by Janice Eidus

 

WAKE-UP CALL TO THE OPPRESSED: Thaddeus Rutkowski reviews Local History by Erica Hunt

 

Book Reviews

 

NEW VOICES FROM NEW RIVERS: Don Webb reviews Falling In Love at the End of the World by Rick Christman, Thin Ice and Other Risks by Gary Eller, and The Peace Terrorist by Carol Masters

 

ONLY DISCONNECT: Sharon Olinka reviews Scaffolding: Selected Poems by

Jane Cooper

 

SCREAMS FROM THE CAGE: Robert Sward reviews The Bukowski/Purdy Letters: A Decade of Dialogue, 1964-1974, edited by Seamus Cooney

 

SLIGHT OF FOOT: Richard Kostelanetz reviews Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology, edited by Paul Hoover

 

INTERSECTING WORLDS: Michael Hemmingson reviews How the Night Is Divided by David Matlin

 

GIRL MEETS GIRL, GIRL LOSES GIRL: Andree Pages reviews Written On The Body by Jeannette Winterson

 

THE LANGUAGE OF THE BODY: Adrienne McCormick reviews Raising the Tents by Frances Payne Adler and Incontinence by Susan Hahn

 

ZERO TIME: Karen Alkalay-Gut reviews Askance and Strangely: New and Selected Poems by Edmund Pennant

 

RADICAL PROPHESY: Norman Spencer reviews Race Matters; Keeping Faith; and Beyond Eurocentrism and Multiculturalism, Vol. I and Vol. II by Cornel West

 

STRATEGIES OF INTIMACY AND DISTANCE: Charlotte Mandel reviews This House Is Filled With Cracks by Madelyn Camrud and Starting a Swan Dive by Patricia Cleary Miller

 

THOM GUNN: COMPOSING, UNCOMPOSED: Robin Magowan reviews Collected Poems and Shelf Life: Essays, Memoirs, and an Interview by Thom Gunn

 

LIVES AT RISK: Frank Allen reviews 1990 by Michael Klein, Steam Dummy & Fragments From the Fire by Chris Llewellyn, and Walking by Stephen Vincent

 

LESS IS MORE: Laurel Blossom reviews Durable Goods by Suzanne Matson and A Shared Life by Katherine Soniat

 

INSIDE THE INSIDE: Fielding Dawson reviews Tug by Stephen Todd Booker

 

DREAMS DEFERRED: Margaret Randall reviews Haruko/Love Poems by June Jordan and American Dreams by Sapphire

 

PRIME DESIRE: Tomomi Hirade reviews Quicksand by Junichiro Tanizaki, translated by Howard Hibbett, and The Reed Cutter and Captain Shigemoto's Mother by Junichiro Tanizaki, translated by Anthony H. Chambers

 

INDEX FOR VOLUME 16

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