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September/October 2000
[Volume 21, Issue 6]

Literature in Translation

Excerpted from this issue:

Introduction: A Rose is a Rose is a Fleur
Greg Harris

A Livable Temple
Greg Harris reviews The Temple of Iconoclasts by J. Rodolfo Wilcock, translated by Lawrence Venuti

Unsolved Mystery
William Gillespi reviews "53 Days" by Georges Perec, edited by Harry Mathews and Jacques Roubaud, translated by David Bellos

ABR: The Year in Review
Index to Volume 21


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Table of Contents

FOCUS: Literature in Translation

Introduction: A Rose is a Rose is a Fleur
Greg Harris

John the Violent
Bob Blaisdell reviews John the Valiant/János Vitéz: A Bilingual Edition by Sándor Petofi, translated John Ridland

From "Letters Home": Officially Unofficial in the Museum of the City, or Which Side Up
Jen Hofer

A Livable Temple
Greg Harris reviews The Temple of Iconoclasts by J. Rodolfo Wilcock, translated by Lawrence Venuti

No Bovary, This
John Cassidy reviews Madame by Antoni Libera, translated by Agnieszka Kolakowska

In a Country with Many Voices
J. Green reviews The Natural Order of Things by António Lobo Antunes, translated by Richard Zenith

FEATURE: Geometrical Art

Unsolved Mystery
William Gillespie reviews "53 Days" by Georges Perec, edited by Harry Mathews and Jacques Roubaud, translated by David Bellos

Genetic Puzzles
Susan Osborn reviews Demons & Divas by Ursule Molinaro

FEATURE: Art on the Run

Lucky Jews


Elaine Margolin reviews Dora Bruder by Patrick Modiano

Emotional Memory
Charles Marowitz reviews A Life on the Stage: A Memoir by Jacob Adler, translated by Lulla Rosenfeld

FEATURE: About Poetry

Revving the Real
John Olson reviews Answerable to None: Berrigan, Bronk, and the American Real by Edward Foster

The Music of Poetry
David Latané reviews Basil Bunting on Poetry edited by Peter Makin

 

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BOOK REVIEWS:

Ghostly Demarcations
Brian McHale reviews House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

The Art of Artlessness
David R. Slavitt reviews Squares and Courtyards by Marilyn Hacker

Disruptions
Keith Byerman reviews Rails under My Back by Jeffery Renard Allen

Disease: The Ultimate Genre of Reality?
Andrew Grossman reviews HIV, Mon Amour by Tory Dent

Writer's Writer
Bob Riedel reviews Baby Is Three: The Complete Short Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, Volume VI edited by Paul Williams

The Girls of Winter
Robert Peters reviews Glass Town: Poems by Lisa Russ Spaar

Out of Mouth Experiences
bart plantenga reviews Text Equals by Brandon Labelle and Tick by Black Sifichi & Negative Stencil

Philosophical (Poetic) Inquiries (Reverie)
Krysia Jopek reviews Reluctant Gravities by Rosmarie Waldrop

History of the Soul
Gardner McFall reviews The Flashboat: Poems Collected and Reclaimed by Jane Cooper

Route to the Horizon
Alexis R.D. Romay reviews Outcast by José Latour

Impure Children
Larry Smith reviews Women & Other Animals: Stories by Bonnie Jo Campbell

Camera Obscura
Stephanie Rauschenbusch reviews Trappings by Richard Howard

Story like Chocolate
Jack Agüeros reviews Your Sun, Manny by Marie Harris

 

DEPARTMENTS:

Rants and Raves
Letters to the Editor

ABR: The Year in Review
Index to Volume 21

 

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