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September/October 1980
[Vol. 2, No. 6]




Lindy Hough Reviews More Than Meat Joy by Carolee Schneemann


Diane Wakoski Reviewed The Bus to Veracruz by Richard Shelton


Mark Jarman Reviews The Strength of Fields by James Dickey


Focus: The State of the Language


Edmund L. Epstein Reviews The State of the Language by Leonard Michaels and Christopher Ricks eds.


Steve Benson Reviews The Invention of Hunger by Rae Armantrout


Douglas Messerli Reviews Secret History of the Dividing Line by Susan Howe


Arlene Stone Reviews Rye Bread: Women Poets Rising by Stacy Tuthill ed., Orninary Women (Mujeres Comunes)

by Particia Jones, Sara Miles, Fay Chang, and Sandra Esteves eds., and Cameos by Felice Newman



Focus: Black Fiction



Susan Blake reviews Infants of the Spring by Wallace Thurman, Mules and Men and Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston


Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reviews Myths of Oppression

And The Joys of Motherhood by Buchi Emecheta

Joan Silber reviews The Salt Eaters by Toni Cade Bambara


Addison Gayle reviewed Love Story Black by William Demby


Mark Kirshen reviews Herakleitos and Diogenes by Guy Davenport trans.


Barry Wallenstein reviews Full Summer by Fredrick Buell and The Room Where Summer Ends by Peter Cooley


Janet Rodney reviews The Volcanoes of Puebla by Kenneth Gangemi and Zócalo by Daphne Marlatt


Paul Kahn reviews Spring Trances in the Control Emerald Night by Christopher Dewdney

Cornelia Veenendaal reviews A Journey Whose Bones are Mine by Rebecca Newth


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