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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



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



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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