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September/October 1997

[Volume 18, Issue 6]

Responses to The Norton Anthology of African American Literature

 

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ABR: The Year in Review
Index to Volume 18 in PDF
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Table of Contents

FOCUS: Responses to The Norton Anthology of African American Literature

Focus Introduction
C. S. Giscombe

Conflicting Aspirations
Gerald Early

Afterthoughts
Nellie Y. McKay

Jes Grew Seeking A Text
Jerry W. Ward, Jr.

Missing the Boat
John O'Brian

Canonical Variations
Erica Hunt

FEATURE: Tribute: William Burroughs

Hello, Mr. Nice Guy
John Tytell

FEATURE: A Response to our Literary Malaise

A Response to Our Literary Malaise
Eurydice

FEATURE: Politics and Poetry

Radovan Karadzic: Poet or Politician?
Jane Schapiro

Strange Gods
James Hattch reviews Canaan by Geoffrey Hill

Evasions
Anthony Robbins reviews Dyer's Thistle by Peter Balakian

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BOOK REVIEWS:

Red Barber Meets the Buddha
Fred Muratori reviews Breath by Paul Pines

Second Coming
Lauren Sanders reviews Collected Stories by Djuna Barnes

Nothing if Not Personal
Doug Nufer reviews A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel, Ruined by Reading by Lynne Sharon Schwartz, and Great Books by David Denby

Pop Goes the Zeitgeist
Jon Lebkowsky reviews Time Famine and Burnt by Lance Olsen

Stories to Live By
Teri Reynolds reviews Johnny Critelli and The Knifemen by Frank Lentricchia

The Uses of Poetry
Barry Wallenstein reviews The Life of Poetry by Muriel Ruckeyser

How the Light Gets In
Sharon Dolin reviews The Crack in Everything by Alicia Suskin Ostriker and Pears, Lake, Sun by Sandy Solomon

Prince of Players
Robert Dassanowsky reviews Prince and Plays by Henry Gregor (Prince Heinrich Starhemberg), translated by Harvey I. Dunkle

Bad Moon Rising
Nina Ascoly reviews Women of the Far Right: The Mothers' Movement and World War II by Glen Jeansonne

History as Forgetting
Gary Lenhart reviews Bruised Paradise: Poems and Private Poets, Worldly Acts: Public and Private History in Contemporary American Poetry by Kevin Stein

DEPARTMENTS:

Picketing the Zeitgeist
Pressing Issues by Rochelle Ratner

ABR: The Year in Review
Index to Volume 18 in PDF
Index to Volume 18 in HTML

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