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November / December 1983

[Vol. 6 No. 1]


Laszlo K. Gefin reviews All That is Sold Melts Into Air by Marshall Berman


Harold Jaffe reviews Writers and Politics by Edith Kurzweil and William Phillips and The Truants by William Barrett


The Media Business by Robert Chrisman


Heart and Hay: Life with Grunch by Andrei Codrescu


Fictions of the New Realism by Masÿud Zavarzadeh


Prison Writing

Jerome Washington reviews Prison Literature in America by H. Bruce Franklin


Michael Hogan reviews Whatÿs Happening by Jimmy Santiago Baca


Russell Banks reviews A Little More Than Kin by Ernest Herbert

Fathers & Sons and Selected Stories by Robert Walser


Dick Allen reviews Neither of Us Can Break the Otherÿs Hold by John Oliver Simon, In the Worldÿs Common Grasses by William Pitt Root, and Fathering by Frederick Feirstein


Jacqueline Austan reviews The Invention of Solitude by Paul Auster


Julia Frey reviews The Letters of Gustave Flaubert 1857-1880


Hayden Carruth reviews Collected Prose by James Wright


Peter Balakian reviews Puella by James Dickey


Robert Peters reviews Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce by Robert Penn Warren


Rochelle Ratner reviews The Modern Poetic Sequence by M.L. Rosenthal and Sally M. Gall


Letters to the Editors


Barbara Barnard reviews The Mad River and Other Stories by Douglas H. Glover and She Comes When Youÿre Leaving by Bruce Boston


Lit in a Hurry


Joan Darling reviews The Camera Age by Michael J. Arlen


Seymour Krim reviews Journey for Our Times by Harrison Salisbury


Doug Bolling reviews The Twofold Vibration by Raymond Federman


Focus: Literature and Politics


Phillip Green reviews The Dark Ages by Marty Jezer and When the Going Was Good! By Jeffrey Hart


Charles Sugnet reviews The Political Unconscious by Fredric Jameson and Anything Can Happen by Larry McCaffery


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