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March/April 2004
[Volume 25, Issue 3]

The Poetry Renaissance


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Focus: The Poetry Renaissance

Introduction: The Poetry Renaissance
Rochelle Ratner

Tin Star
Louis McKee reviews Tamafyhr Mountain Poetry

Fragments of Impressions of a Visit to the Internet
Bob Grumman reviews Duration

Back in (E-) Print
Laurel Blossom reviews the Contemporary American Poetry Archive

Bookish E-Books
Harry Polkinhorn reviews Shearsman

Migrating Media
Catherine Daly reviews Eclipse

A Voice of Otherness
John M. Bennett reviews xPress(ed)

Writing Where the Ink Never Dries
Fred Muratori reviews the Light & Dust Anthology of Poetry

One Thing Leads to Another
Paula Koneazny reviews from the warring factions by Ammiel Alcalay

An Israeli Poet’s Moral Reckoning
Willa Schneberg reviews J’Accuse by Aharon Shabtai

Arrested Thoughts
Linda Wagner-Martin reviews Blue Hour by Carolyn Forché

The Ceaseless Sacrifice of Innocents
Mary Giaimo reviews Conversation with a Stonemason by D.H. Melhem

SoHo: Half the Story
Ingrid Wiegand reviews SoHo: The Rise and Fall of an Artists’ Colony by Richard Kostelanetz

City Squires in the Square
LindaAnn Loschiavo reviews Around Washington Square: An Illustrated History of Greenwich Village by Luther S. Harris


National Poetry Month Supplement

The Art of Excess
Alicia Ostriker reviews Desesperanto: Poems 1999–2002 by Marilyn Hacker

The Political and the Personal
William Doreski reviews Collected Poems by Robert Lowell

Robert Baker reviews The Midnight by Susan Howe

John Jacob reviews Hammer by Mark Turpin

The Sound of One Hand Clapping
Warren Woessner reviews Braided Creek: A Conversation in Poetry
by Jim Harrison and Ted Kooser

Cackling Wake-up Calls
Marilyn Kallet reviews The Poets’ Grimm: 20th Century Poems from Grimm Fairy Tales edited by Jeanne Marie Beaumont and Claudia Carlson

Some Ideas but in Things
Greg Oaks reviews Love Song with Motor Vehicles
by Alan Michael Parker

Art for Art’s Sake
Miriam Sagan reviews Serious Pink by Sharon Dolin and Original Green by Patricia Carlin

“A World Perched on a Column of Turtles”
Corinne Robins reviews Adrift on Blinding Light by Paul Pines


Book Reviews

Good Will Hunting
Regina Weinreich reviews Junky: The Definitive Text of “Junk,” 50th Anniversary Definitive Edition by William S. Burroughs and William Burroughs and the Secret of Fascination by Oliver Harris

Paris Noir
Fazia Aitel reviews Exiled in Paris: Richard Wright, James Baldwin, Samuel Beckett, and Others on the Left Bank by James Campbell

Bright and Risen Angel
Michael Hemmingson reviews Rising Up and Rising Down: Some Thoughts on Violence, Freedom and Urgent Means by William T. Vollmann

Always Staying Home
Jason Picone reviews The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem

Aluminum-Wrapped World Elizabeth Isaac reviews Factory Made: Warhol and the Sixties by Steven Watson

Bad Philip
Jake Fuchs reviews Up Society’s Ass, Copper: Rereading Philip Roth by Mark Shechner

A House of One’s Own
Patricia Laurence reviews Carlyle’s House and Other Sketches by Virginia Woolf

Apostolic Milquetoast
Jim Feast reviews Experimental Theology: Public Text 0.2 edited by Robert Corbett with Rebecca Brown

Munch: A New Look
Ellen Handy reviews Edvard Munch: Theme and Variation edited by Klaus Albrecht Schröder and Antonia Hoerschelman

Love and Language
Roch C. Smith reviews Valley of Roses by Ben Stoltzfus

End Game
Fred Shochet reviews The End of Youth by Rebecca Brown

Melts on the Tongue
Anna Mockler reviews Lost in a Good Book: A Thursday Next Novel by Jasper Fforde

The Cusp of Change?
Kevin Finucane reviews Hideous Beauties by Lance Olsen

Second Encounter
Leah A. Lievrouw reviews Digital Media Revisited: Theoretical and Conceptual
Innovations in Digital Domains

edited by Gunnar Liestøl, Andrew Morrison, and Terje Rasmussen

Royal Statesman
Robert Dassanowsky reviews Uncrowned Emperor: The Life and Times of Otto von Habsburg by Gordon Brook-Shepherd

Starving Artists
Andrew S. Taylor reviews Chinese Takeout by Arthur Nersesian

Rants and Raves: Letters to the Editor


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