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May/June 1986

[Vol. 8, No. 4]

 

Picketing the Zeitgeist

Diane Wakoski

 

Art

The Truest Polyartist: Richard Kostelanetz reviews Moholy-Nagy by Krisztina Passuth

 

Music

Dane Rudhyar: A Memorial by Paul Schiavo

 

The Black Audience of Mama I Want to Sing reviewed James de Jongh

 

Feature: Oddball Dicks:

Secret Powers: Sinda Gregory reviews The Sophie Horowitz Story by Sarah Schulman

 

Chaos and Circumstance: Harold Jaffe reviews The Crazy Kill, The Real Cool Killers, Cotton Comes to Harlem and A Rage in Harlem by Chester Himes

 

The Din of Inequity an essay by Lynn Gingrass

 

Four Odd Fictions

 

Third Degree: John O'Brien reviews Odd Number by Gilbert Sorrentino

 

Introducing Hawkes: Arthur Waldhorn reviews Innocence in Extremis by John Hawkes

 

Three Ring Circus: Richard Martin reviews Nights at the Circus by Angel1a Carter

 

Comic Consolations: Lynn Luria‑Sukenick reviews The Timing Chain by Douglas Woolf

 

Book Reviews

Not a Bartender or Safecracker Among Them: Steve Kowit reviews The Morrow Anthology of Younger American Poets edited by Dave Smith and David Bottoms, New American Poets of the 80ÿs edited by Jack Myers and Roger Weingarten, and The Generation of 2000: Contemporary American Poets edited by William Heyen

 

Return Journey: Leon Surette reviews The Tradition of Return: The Implicit History of Modern Literature by Jeffrey M. Perl, and Mapping Literary Modernism: Time and Development by Ricardo J. Quinones

 

City Nature: Bill Zavatsky reviews Collected Poems by William Corbett

 

The Subjects of Discontent: Martha Collins reviews The Idiot Princess of the Last Dynasty by Peter Klappert

 

No Gaps, No Fragments: Hayden Carruth reviews Luisa Domic by George Dennison

 

Breakdown and Germination: Mariah Britton review Living Room by June Jordan, and Homegirls and Handgrenades by Sonia Sanchez

 

Feature: Technogeddon

Cancelling the Human Project: Richard Schrader reviews The Fallacy of Star Wars by the Union of Concerned Scientists, and Nuclear Proliferation Today by Leonard Spector

 

Imagine Thereÿs a Future: Leslie Carper reviews The Nuclear Age by Tim O'Brien and Waiting for the End of the World by Madison Smartt Bell

 

Not Unlike a Unicorn: Clark Blaise reviews Saroyan, A Biography by Lawrence Lee and Barry Gifford and Arrarat: Special Issue on William Saroyan

 

Nympholepsy: Robert Peters reviews Nympholepsy by Rodger Kamenetz­

 

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