Litline Sites
American Book Review
Spoon River Poetry Review
Litline Links
Online Journals
Illinois Literary Network

Illinois Arts Council Logo


American Book Review Site Menu Subscribe Issues Subscribe About American Book Review Home
Samples Issues Subscribe About

January/February 1998
[Volume 19, Issue 2]

Experimental Writing

Excerpted from this issue:

Snickering for Joy
Stacey Levine Reviews Kenneth Goldsmith's  No. 111 2.7.93--10.20.96


All of our excerpts are in Adobe Acrobat format. If you don't have Adobe Reader on your computer, you can click this button and download it for free.


Table of Contents

FOCUS: Experimental Writing

Writing Under Duress
Warren Motte

Back the World
Doug Nufer

Snickering for Joy
Stacey Levine Reviews Kenneth Goldsmith's  No. 111 2.7.93--10.20.96

Tales That Hungry Wolves Can Understand
John Olson Reviews Kristin Prevallet's Perturbation, My Sister

Edge Flare: Extract Studies
Ezra Mark

Experimentation and Tradition: The Constraint of the Edda
Don Webb

A Flock of What Resonates
Lisa Robertson Reviews Peter Culley's The Climax Forest

FEATURE: Notes From the Underground

Toward an Aqueous Subworld: Exploring the Disorienting & Inspiring Openness
Bart Plantenga Reviews David Toop's Ocean Of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound And Imaginary Worlds

The Writing on the Wall
Joe Napora Reviews Style: Writing From the Underground, (R)evolution  of  Aerosol Linguistics

FEATURE: Nature Methodized

Paradise Regained
Patricia Kelly-Gallen Reviews Paul Schneider's The Adirondacks: A History of America's First Wilderness

Burdened With Intent
Curtis White Reviews Sandra Steingraber's Living Downstream

TRIBUTE: Kathy Acker

Kathy Acker Remembered
Mark Amerika and Lance Olsen

FEATURE: Kostelanetz on Poetry

Hidden Intelligence
Richard Kostelanetz



Fred Muratori reviews Paul Metcalf's Paul Metcalf: Collected Works, Volume One, 1956-1976 and Paul Metcalf: Collected Works, Volume two,1976-1986

Kenneth Warren reviews John Clarke's In the Analogy

Jerome Klinkowitz reviews Kurt Vonnegut's Timequake

Lance Olsen reviews Paul Di Filippo's Ciphers

Robert L. McLaughlin reviews Don DeLillo's Underworld

Corrine Robins reviews Dore Ashton's, Marek Bartelik's, and Matti Megged's The Sculpture of Ursula Von Rydingsvard and John Marter's Alexander Calder

Rikki Ducornet reviews Carole Maso's Aureole

Mel Freilicher reviews Lynn Luria-Sukenick's Danger Wall May Fall

Chris Rutledge reviews Twenty-Four Ways of Looking at Mary McCarthy: The Writer and Her Work, edited by Eve Stwertka and Margo Viscusi

Heather Rosario-Sievert reviews Song of the Simple Truth: The Complete Poems of Julia De Burgos, compiled and translated by Jack Agüeros

Dick Allen reviews Mark Rudman's The Millenium Hotel and Sydney Lea's To the Bone: New and Selected Poems

Craig Watson reviews Tom Rawoth's Clean & Well Lit: Selected Poems 1987-1995

David Winn reviews D.N. Stuefloten's Mexico Trilogy



Picketing the Zeitgeist

Rants and Raves

The Net

Top of Page For more information contact the webmaster