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May/June 2000
[Volume 21, Issue 4]

New Kids On The Block

Excerpted from this issue:

An Introduction: New Kids on the Block
Charles B. Harris

Blabber Mouth
Charles Marowitz reviews Coleridge: Darker Reflections, 1804-1834 by Richard Holmes

Seeing God
Bob Riedel reviews Seek! and Saucer Wisdom by Rudy Rucker

Notable First American Novels

 


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Table of Contents

FOCUS: First Novelists

An Introduction: New Kids on the Block
Charles B. Harris

Boggy is Better


Robert A. Morace reviews Counting Zero by David Kress

A Fable of Modernization
Timothy Melley reviews The Testament of Yves Gundron by Emily Barton

Reappearing Acts
Paul Haacke reviews The Artist of the Missing by Paul LaFarge

Oh Noh! Out on a Limb in Tokyo and Paris
Michael Fujimoto Keezing reviews The Mask Carver's Son by Alyson Richman

Kathy's Shadow


Michael hemmingson reviews Document: Zippo by L.A. Ruocco and Neptune & Surf by Marilyn Jaye Lewis

Nar.rape.tive
Curt Seubert reviews RE.LA.VIR by Jan Ramjerdi

Notable First American Novels

FEATURE: Life Histories

Viva Garcia!
John Rocco reviews Garcia: An American Life by Blair Jackson

Blabber Mouth
Charles Marowitz reviews Coleridge: Darker Reflections, 1804-1834 by Richard Holmes

Still Life
Patricia Laurence reviews Sketches in Pen & Ink: A Bloomsbury Notebook by Vanessa Bell

FEATURE: Writing Like A Woman

Beyond Gender


Linda Wagner-Martin reviews Collected Poems, 1919-1979 by Madeline Gleason

A Ruthlessness of One's Own


Sandra M. Gilbert reviews Sleeping with One Eye Open: Women Writers and the Art of Survival edited by Marilyn Kallet and Judith Ortiz Cofer

 

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BOOK REVIEWS:

Seeing God
Bob Riedel reviews Seek! and Saucer Wisdom by Rudy Rucker

Indian Love Call
Steven Moore reviews Love in a Dead Language by Lee Siegel

The Travels of Marco Goldbarth
Fred Muratori reviews Troubled Lovers in History by Albert Goldbarth

Love's Labors Lost
Anna Mockler reviews The Remains of River Names by Matt Briggs

The Last Non-Action Hero
Bob Blaisdell reviews The Fortress by Mesa Selimovic

Cleveland Underground
Bob Holman reviews The Buddhist Third Class Junkmail Oracle: The Art and Poetry of d.a. levy edited by Mike Golden

Dream Songs
Jamey Hecht reviews Cow's leap: A Nightbook by Tom Smith

Turning the Steep Corner into Childhood
Andrew Epstein reviews Girls on the Run by John Ashbery

The Lexicon of Exile
Elizabeth Grainger reviews Garden of Exile by Aleida Rodríguez

Conjure House
Jaclyn Piudik reviews The Marvelous Adventures of Pierre Baptiste by Patricia Eakins

Thesis & Antithesis
Lem Coley reviews Out for Good: The Struggle to Build a Gay Rights Movement in America by Dudley Clendinen and Adam Nagourney

Peeling Poems
John Jacob reviews New and Selected Poems by Charles North

Caviar for the General
Leslie Schenk reviews An Equal Music by Vikram Seth

And Now for the Music
Evan Hause reviews Of Mozart, Parrots and Cherry Blossoms in the Wind by Bruce Adolphe

Be-bop Hymnals
Jim Feast reviews Incomplete Directions by Steve Dalachinsky and The Blues of the Birth by Mikhail Horowitz

From The Backlist

Digging Bill Evans
Jerome Klinkowitz reviews Bill Evans: How My Heart Sings by Peter Pettinger

 

DEPARTMENTS:

Rants and Raves
Letters to the Editor

Picketing the Zeitgeist
PoBusiness by Richard Kostelanetz

 

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