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January/Febuary 1983

[Vol. 5, No. 2]


Focus: New Dimetions in the University Press


David Lehman reviews The Poetics of Indeterminacy by Marjorie Perloff


Welch D. Everman reviews Horizons of Assent by Alan Wilde and Alternative Pleasures by Philip Stevick


Jed Rasula reviews Sounds by Wassily Kandinsky


Harriet Farwell Adams reviews Surviving Adverse Seasons by Barry Targan


F. D. Reeve reviews Rowing Across the Dark by Franz Douskey; Yellow Stars and Ice by Susan Stewart and More Trouble with the Obvious by Michael Van Walleghen


David Miller reviews Letters From the Antipodes by Michel Butor


Suzi Wong reviews The Chickencoop Chinaman & The Year of the Dragon by Frank Chin


Ted Joans reviews Black Sister, edited by Erlene Stetson


Focus: First Fiction


Sanford Pinsker reviews Almost Famous by David Small


Molly McQuade reviews A Bigamist's Daughter by Alice McDermott and Outlaw Games by Vicki Lindner


Meredith Sue Willis reviews One Big Happy Family by Irene Tiersten


Jay Mclnerney reviews Birthplace: Moving into Nearness by William S. Wilson 

Oskar S. Back reviews Living in Ether by Patricia Geary and One Smart Kid by Edwin Moses


Letters to the Editors


Daniel Berrigan reviews Light up the Cave by Denise Levertov


Harold Jaffe reviews The Kleber Flight by Hans Koning


Lorrie Goldensohn reviews Blue Mountain by John Balaban


Janika Hurwitt reviews In Africa Even the Flies Are Happy by Breyten Breytenbach


Jeremy Harding reviews Somehow We Survive edited by Sterling Plump


William Harmon reviews The Alchemist to Mercury: An Alternate Opus: Uncollected Poems 1960?1980 by Robert Kelly


Peter Oresick reviews The Incognito Lounge by Denis Johnson


Peter Schmidt reviews Jim Dine: Painting What One Is by David Shapiro


David Meltzer reviews The Book Before Printing by David Diringer


Tandy Sturgeon reviews Fundamental Toy Poems by Pat Nolan, The Travelogues by Peter Frank and Brief Lives by Sonia Gernes


David M. Abramson review The Tugman's Passage by Edward Hoagland


Peter Balakian reviews The Revisionist by Douglas Crase and The Red Coal by Gerald Stern


Charlotte M. Meyer reviews Southern Discomfort by Rita Mae Brown


Curtis White reviews In the Garden of the North American Martyrs by Tobias Wolff


Gerald Locklin reviews Dreams from Bunker Hill by John Fante


Chris Kadison reviews So Going Around Cities: New & Selected Poems 1958?1979 by Ted Berrigan

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