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March/April 1985

[Vol. 7, No. 3]

 

Focus: Israel: Dreams & Realities

 

"In Dreams Begin Responsibilities" by Betsy Bering

 

Chaya Amir reviews The Secret Life of Saeed, The Ill-Fated Pessoptimist by Emile Habiby and The Road To Ein Harod by Amos Kenan

 

Rela Mazali reviews A Late Divorce by A.B. Yehoshua and A Journey In Israel by Amos Oz

 

The Poetics of Protest and The Lebanon War by Hannan Hever & Moshe Ron

 

Israeli Novelists by Nurith Gertz

Gabriel Levin reviews Sunset Possibilities by Gabriel Preil 

Viewpoints: Critical Thoughts

 

Ron Silliman  reviews A Different Language: Gertrude Stein's Experimental Writing by Marianne DeKoven, Bartleby In Manhattan and Other Essays by Elizabeth Hardwick, and The Profane Art: Essays and Reviews by Joyce Carol Oates

 

 

Richard Kostelanetz reviews Claims For Poetry by Donald Hall 

 

Jerome Klinkowitz reviews American Fictions 1940-1980 by Frederick R. Karl, The American Novel and How We Live Now by John W. Aldridge, The Modern American Novel by Malcolm Bradbury, The Novel in Motion by Richard Pearce, and Silverless Mirrors by John Caramello

 

Greg Kuzma reviews The Great American Poetry Bakeoff by Robert Peters

 

Gary Lenhart reviews Poetry Comics by Dave Morice

 

Russell Banks reviews Krazy Kat by Fielding Dawson

 

Jamie James reviews The Tin Angel by Paul Pines

 

Edward Butscher reviews Blackrobe by Maurice Kenny, Iwilla by Yvonne, and Poem from a Concentration Camp by Geraldine C. Little

 

Viewpoint: Poles Apart

 

 

Alice‑Catherine Carls reviews The Polish August by Neal Astherson, Countdown by Jakub KaIpinski, Solidarity?Polandÿs Independent Trade Unions by Denis MacShane, The Road To Gdansk by Daniel Singer, Class Struggles In Classless Poland by Stanislaw Starski, The Poles by Stewart Steven, Solidarity?Poland In the Season of Its Passion by Lawrence Weschler

 

Steve Martinot reviews The Canary, and Other Tales of Martial Law by Marek Nowakowski

 

 

Ewa Kuryluk reviews A Minor Apocalypse by Tadeusz Konwicki

 

Marta Sienicka reviews The Seizure of Power andVisions From San Francisco Bay by Czeslaw Milosz

 

Phyllis Raphael reviews A Visit From the Footbinder by Emily Praeger

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