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January/February 1987

[Vol. 9, No. 1]

 

 

Picketing the Zeitgeist

Will the Rock and Roll Generation of Poets Ever Grow Up? by Eric Torgersen

 

Film

Downtown and Out: Arthur Sainer reviews the film Down by Law by Jim Jarmusch

 

Music

Words and Music: Feldman At Sixty: Paul Schiavo reviews Morton Feldman Essays, edited by Walter Zimmerman

 

Focus: Scholarship and the Media, edited by Russell Hoover

The Age of Showbiz: Kingsley Widmer reviews Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman

 

Lucifer and the Establishment Angels: Charles Sugnet ­reviews Turning the Tide by Noam Chomsky

 

Defending Reality: S. E. Tabachnik reviews The Time of the Assassins by Claire Sterling, The Plot to Kill the Pope by Paul Henze, The Rise and Fall of the Bulgarian Connection by Edward S. Herman and Frank Brodhead

 

The Totalitarian Dinosaur: Laszlo K. GÙfin reviews Inventing Reality: The Politics of the Mass Media by Michael Parenti

 

Book Reviews

The Revolution Is Not a Movie: Eugene Wildman reviews Beasts by Harold Jaffe

 

Rhetoric and Anti-Rhetoric: Gilbert Allen reviews Measure by Thomas Swiss and Stars Principal by J.D. McClatchy

 

Avant-Garde or Postmodern: Gary Lenhart reviews that they were at the beach by Leslie Scalapino and Robeson Street by Fanny Howe

 

?Rocks in Our Beds": Robert J. Campbell  and David Rogers review Gone in October: Last Reflections on Jack Kerouac by John Clellon Holmes

 

?In the Sea of Language": Don Skiles reviews A Transparent Tree by Robert Kelly

 

Poems of Observation: Jack Anderson reviews The Complete Poems of Edwin Denby

 

?Disgusted": Kirby Olson reviews Neutron Gun by Jerry Reith and Baby by RenÙ Crevel

 

Unsung: Scott Penney reviews Snail by Richard Miller, Mordecai of Monterey, by Keith Abbott, and The Class of ÿ49 by Don Carpenter

 

Getting Nowhere: Janet Wickenhaver reviews Traveling Woman by Roberta Allen

 

Spiritual Slapstick: Stuart Klawans reviews American Splendor: The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar by Haney Pekar

 

A Simple Story: Charlotte M. Meyer reviews American D*R*E*A*M*S by Bruce Price

 

Poetry With an Accent: Karl Malkoff reviews What I Love: Selected Poems of Odysseus Elytis, translated by Olga Broumas

 

Poems From the Front Lines: Frederick Smock reviews Native Dancer by Sara Miles

 

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