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November/December 1982

[Vol 5, no. 1]

Focus: Suppressed Writing USA

 

Philip Green reviews Unamerican Activities: The Campaign Against The Underground Press in the United States, 1960-1979 by Geoffrey Rips

 

Sol Yurick reviews Former Secrets: Government Records Made Public Through the Freedom of Information Act by Evan Hendricks

 

Prescott S. Nichols reviews About Time II: A Second Anthology of California Prison Writing edited by Victor Perera

 

Kirkpatrick Sale reviews Du Pont: Behind the Nylon Curtain by Gerard Colby Zilg

 

Kingsley Widmer reviews Contemporary Literary Censorship: The Case History of Burroughÿs Naked Lunch by Michael Barry Goldman

Reviewed by Kingsley Widmer

 

Freedom Abroad, Oppression at Home?

By Robert Steiner

 

A Quick Hit at Racial Censorship by John A. Williams

 

Writers and Terrorists by Donald Freed

 

Censorship of Prison Writers by Jerome Washington

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Fred Moramarco reviews Living by Fiction by Annie Dillard

 

Editorÿs Choice:

Elliot L. Gilbert reviews Literature & Graphics From the U.S. Small Presses, 1965-1977 edited by Morty Sklar and Jim Mulac

 

Harry Lewis reviews The Night Sky: The Science and Anthropology of The Stars and Planets by Richard Grossinger

 

Focus: French Writing Now

 

The Avant-Garde is Sick?Why? by Oliver Kaeppelin

 

Did You Say ?Avant-Garde"? by Patrick LavallÙ

 

Marc ChÙnetier reviews La Condition Poste-Moderne by Jean-FranÍois Lyotard

 

Paul Mariani reviewsThe Literary Essays of Thomas Merton edited by Brother Patrick Hart

 

Beat News:

John Tytell reviews Scratching the Beat Surface by Michael McClure, Jack Kerouac: An Annotated Bibliography of Secondary Sources, 1944-1979 by Robert J. Milewski, and The Beats: Essays in Criticism edited by Lee Bartlett

 

Nanos Valaoritis reviews Becoming Visible by Philip Lamantia

 

Gordon Ball reviews Herald of the Autochthonic Spirit by Gregory Corso

 

Ron Silliman reviews Life Supports: New and Collected Poems by William Bronk

 

Andrei Codrescu reviews Houdini Houdini by Lynn Luria-Sukenick

 

Received & Recommended

 

Horace Gregory reviews Hedylus by H.D.

 

Linda W. Wagner reviews Hermione by H.D.

 

Ben Stolzfus reviews Natural Settings by Keith Cohen

 

Jamie James reviews Seaview by Toby Olson

 

Richard Martin reviews The Comfort of Strangers by Ian McEwan

 

Rochelle Ratner reviews The Country Between Us by Carolyn Forche

 

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