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MAY-JUNE/JULY-AUGUST 1987

[Vol. 9 No. 3]

 

LETTERS

 

PICKETING THE ZEITGEIST

THE DICKINSON MYSTERY SOLVED

by Diane Wakoski

 

FILM

CULTURAL POLITICS: Eric Lott reviews 'Round Midnight by Bertrand Tavernier

 

DRAMA

IMMORALITY PLAY: Barry Wallenstein reviews Aunt Dan and Lemon by Wallace Shawn

 

MUSIC

BETWEEN LANGUAGE AND MUSIC:

Paul Schiavo reviews The Guests Go In to Supper, edited by Melody Sumner, Kathleen Burch and Michael Sumner

 

ART

INSIDER TRADING: Corinne Robins reviews the Whitney Biennial

 

A LITERATURE IN OPPOSITION
RECONSTRUCTING THE FUTURE, PART II

by Curtis White

 

FOCUS: MODERNISM

ELIOT AS REVOLUTIONARY by Paul Oppenheimer

 

SHE TOO DISLIKES IT: Joel Lewis reviews The Complete Prose of Marianne Moore, edited by Patricia C. Willis, and Marianne Moore: Subversive Modernist by Taffy Martin

 

MAJOR MAN: John Donatich reviews Wallace Stevens: A Mythology of Self by Milton J. Bates

 

BOOK REVIEWS

 

GOOD WORKS

 

NO CORSETS: Dorothy Barresi reviews Cold Comfort by Maggie Anderson and Sending the Body Out by Anne Valley Fox

 

ONTO SOMETHING NEW: Lawrence Joseph reviews Five Indiscretions by Alberto R¹os

 

THE FUNCTION OF PRAISE: Bill Tremblay reviews Second Language by Lisel Mueller and Ode to the Chinaberry Tree by James Applewhite

 

MEDIA VARIATIONS

 

VISUAL POETRY: Karl Young reviews Pattern Poetry, edited by Dick Higgins, and Alphabets Sublime, edited by George Myers, Jr.

 

POLITICS OF THE PROGRAM: Harry Polkinhorn reviews Amnesia by Thomas M. Disch and The Case for the Burial of Ancestors: Book II by Paul Zelevansky

 

UNHAPPY HEROINES

 

THE BEAUTY OF UNEVEN FICTION: Sarah Schulman reviews Don Quixote by Kathy Acker

 

IMAGERY AND OTHER COMPLICATIONS: Rochelle Ratner reviews Ivory Bright by Elaine Ford

 

TRACTATUS AGAINST LIFE: Frances Gladstone reviews Fierce Attachments by Vivian Gornick

 

ARTIST AS PARIAH: Benjamin Hollander reviews Collected Prose by Paul Celan, translated by Rosmarie Waldrop

 

CULTURAL IMPERIALISM: Scott Penney reviews Straight Cut by Madison Smartt Bell

 

WISE GUYS: David Brooks reviews Social Disease by Paul Rudnick

 

?TALKING CURE": M.F. Beal reviews Flowers on Granite by DÝrte von Drigalski, translated by Anthea Bell and Marianne Loring

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