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November/December 1986

[Vol. 8, No. 6]


Picketing the Zeitgeist Picket

Replies to Diane Wakoski by Robert Mezey, Lewis Turco, David Radavich, Brian Richards and Dana Gioia



State of the Art 1986: Museum Into Department Store by Corinne Robins



Milestones: The Music & Times of Miles Davis: Joel Lewis reviews Milestones: The Music & times of Miles Davis by Jack Chambers


The Complete Blue Note Recordings of the Tina Brooks Quintets: David H. Rosenthal reviews the four-volume set The Complete Blue Note Recordings of the Tina Brooks Quintets


Theater & Film

Racist Dragon: John Stevenson reviews the film Year of the Dragon


Feature: Retrospective Perspectives: Selected & Collected Poems

More Quixote Than Giovanni: Charles Molesworth reviews Selected Poems 1935-1985 by James Laughlin


The Urgent Waves of Verse: August Kleinzahler reviews From This Condensary: The Complete Writings of Lorine Niedecker


Victories on the Green Side: Paul Christensen reviews The Collected Poems of Paul Blackburn


Haydenÿs Ascent: Peter E. Murphy reviews the life and work of Robert Hayden


Saint Robert: Philip Dacey reviews Selected Poems and Loving a Woman in Two Worlds by Robert Bly


The Gobble and the Glue: Jed Rasula reviews Selected Poems by John Ashbery


Seriousness: Paul Hoover reviews Selected Poems by Kenneth Koch


Book Reviews

False & True: Richard Kostelanetz reviews Poets, Prophets and Revolutionaries by Charles Russell, and The Look of Russian Literature by Gerald Janecek


Shoestrings: Edmund Cardoni reviews Between C and D published and edited by Joel Rose, Red Tape published and edited by Michael Carter, and Wild History Volume I compiled by Richard Prince


Sun & Moon: New Traditionalism and Beyond: Brian McHale reviews Mangled Hands by Johnny Stanton, New Jerusalem by Len Jenkin and Hecatombs of Lake by Tom Ahearn


Plastics: Karen Alkalay-Gut reviews Savage Grace by Natalie Robins and Steven Aronson


?Take The Old Fury In Your Empty Arms": David Dwyer reviews This Is Not A Letter and Other Poems by Kay Boyle


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