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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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