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January/February 1986

[Vol. 8, No 2]

 

Picketing the Zeitgeist

Rochelle Ratner and Andrei Codrescu

 

Art

Corinne Robbins reviews Has Modernism Failed? by Suzi Gablik

 

Music

Ian McMahan reviews Come Together by Jon Wiener

 

Theater & Film

The Herzog Trespassings by Arthur Sainer

 

Feature: Why is the English Novel So Boring?

Who Killed Brian Johnson?: Brian McHale reviews Unlikely Stories, Mostly and 1982, Janine by Alasdair Gray

 

Richard Martin reviews Amalgamemnon by Christine Brooke-Rose

 

Feature: What We Talk About When We Talk About Literature

Measuring the Beast: Fred Moramarco reviews From Modern to Contemporary by James E.B. Breslin and Introspection and Contemporary Poetry by Alan Williamson

 

Between Novel and Tradition: Terence Martin reviews Reading (Absent) Character by Thomas Docherty, A Metaphorics of Fiction by Alan Singer and The Self‑Apparent Word by Jerome Klinkowitz

 

Some Other Kind of Sentence Making: Marcel Cornis-Pop reviews The Friday Book by John Barth, Something.Said by Gilbert Sorrentino and Habitations of the Word by William H. Gass

 

Book Reviews

Public Interests: Hayden Carruth reviews Later the Same Day by Grace Paley

 

Fathers and Daughters: Peter F. Murphy reviews Adventures in the Alaskan Skin Trade by John Hawkes

 

A Well Made Quilt: Marge Piercy reviews Star Quilt by Roberta Hill Whiteman

 

Specific Grief, Raw Pain: Taffy Martin reviews The Collected Poems by Rose Drachler and To Hold in My Hand by Hilda Morley

 

The Geography of Time: Richard Jackson reviews Jurgis Petraskas by Anthony Petrosky, Picture Bride by Cathy Song, Peru by Herbert Morris and Greater Leisures by Jane Miller

 

Imaginary Introductions: Joseph Francavilla reviews Imaginary Magnitude by Stanislaw Lem

 

True Confessions: Rob Nixion reviews The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist by Breyten Breytenbach

 

Airy Trails, Leaf-Notes, White Verses: Robert Peters reviews Songs Without Notes by Theodore Enslin

 

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