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MAY/JUNE 2001
[Volume 22, Issue 4]

Graphic Novels

 


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FOCUS: Graphic Novels

Introduction: Niche Envy
Doug Nufer

Comic Book Vermeer
David Lasky reviews Summer of Love by Debbie Drechsler

Essay: The Graphic Novel: A French Point of View
Laurent Fels

Addressing History
Jim Feast reviews Berlin: City of Stones, Book One by Jason Lutes

Photographs of the Infinite City


Evan Sult reviews Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer: The Beauty Supply District by Ben Katchor

Dreamweaver
Ilse Thompson reviews Skibber Bee-Bye by Ron Regé Jr.

Artbabes
Traci Vogel reviews Mirror, Window: An Artbabe Collection and Soundtrack: Short Stories 1990-1996 by Jessica Abel

FEATURE: Syncopated Rythms

Essay: Ringo's Drums
Dan Shanahan

Out of Mouth Experiences No 2: Blabber Mouths
bart plantenga reviews Vocalor by Jaap Blonk, With[In]communicado by David Dvorin, Holy Kid by Edwin Torres, and Ghost Orchid

FEATURE: Entre Nous

A Woman Walks into a Bar
Karen Alkalay-Gut reviews Tell Me by Kim Addonizio

The Neverending Poem
Laurel Blossom reviews Way of Whiteness by Wendy Barker

A Door in a Wall
Roger Mitchell reviews Some Ether by Nick Flynn

Liquid Love
Miriam Levine reviews Simon Says by Jan Freeman

FEATURE: Comedy Tonight

Sit-Down Comedy
Allan M. Jalon reviews Laugh at the End of the World: Collected Comic Poems 1969-1999 by Bill Knott

Surreal Delirium
Charles Marowitz reviews The Essential Groucho edited by Stefan Kanfer

 

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BOOK REVIEWS:

Tremble and Tell
Peter Wortsman reviews Dark Spring by Unica Zürn

Conquest of Memories
Ryan Smith reviews Freaknest by Lance Olsen

Clarity, Reliability, Intelligence, Integrity
Leslie Schenk reviews The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition edited by Joseph P. Pickett

Which Side Are You On?


Warren Woessner reviews Mad Dogs of Trieste: New and Selected Poems by Janine Pommy Vega

Black Archimedes
Gary Lenhart reviews Extraordinary Measures: Afrocentric Modernism and Twentieth-Century American Poetry by Lorenzo Thomas

The Molting of the Self
Reamy Jansen reviews Dream Stuff by David Malouf

A Maze of Openings


Terence Diggory reviews Breakers: Selected Poems by Paul Violi

The Limitations of Perfection
Eric Miles Williamson reviews Write Letter to Billy by Toby Olson

Invitation to a Traveloguy
Ekaterina Sukhanova reviews Authenticity and Fiction in the Russian Literary Journey, 1790-1840 by Andreas Schönle

Eavesdropping
Benjamin Paloff reviews Another Beauty by Adam Zagajewski

Thinking Electronically
Alex Galloway reviews Snap to Grid: A User's Guide to Digital Arts, Media, and Cultures by Peter Lunenfeld

Corporate Nightmares
Stacey Levine reviews Labor Day by Floyd Kemske

Disarm Rapists: Smash Oppression
H. Kassia Fleisher review Rape on the Public Agenda: Feminism and the Politics of Sexual Assault by Maria Bevacqua

My Yiddish Papa
Bob Grumman reviews Living Root: A Memoir by Michael Heller

Hyper-Entanglements
Stephen Paul Miller reviews What Happens to Me by Chuck Wachtel

News from Minneapolis
Corinne Robins and Joyce Romano reviews Glory Goes and Gets Some by Emily Carter

Eternal Slowdown
Richard Tillinghast reviews No Eyes: Lester Young by David Meltzer

Who's Afraid of Viagra Woolf?
Joe Maynard reviews Teach Yourself Fucking: Political, Social, Cultural, Artistic, & Idiosyncratic Cartoons & Collages by Tuli Kupferberg

 

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