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SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 1987

[Vol. 9, No. 4]

 

PICKETING THE ZEITGEIST

ROQUE DALTON: WRITING AND REVOLUTION by Margaret Randall

 

MEDIA

IDEOLOGY OF WEATHER REPORTS: Peter Bates reviews The Looking Glass World of Nonfiction TV by Elayne Rapping

 

MUSIC

INTRICATE THUNDER: Lynn Luria-Sukenick reviews Dance to the Beat of My Drum by Babatunde Olatunji

 

FILM

RECENT GERMAN CINEMA by Arthur Sainer

 

FOCUS: POETRY?CONTINUING ASSESSMENTS

 

BLACK CATS: Raymond R. Patterson reviews The Essential Etheridge Knight

 

AMERICAN GRAIN: Joel Lewis reviews The Collected Poems of Marsden Hartley

 

COMIC, VAIN, TENDER: William J. Harris reviews New and Selected Poems by Edward Field

 

THE STREAM OF PERCEPTION: Daniela Gioseffi reviews Breathing the Water and Poems 1968-1972 (Newly Collected) by Denise Levertov

 

HARD EDGE FOG: Gary Lenhart reviews Tomas Transtr>mer: Selected Poems 1954-1986, edited by Robert Hass

 

AMBUSHES OF AMAZEMENT: Paul Oppenheimer reviews The Rings of Saturn by Diane Wakoski

 

SATYRIC ERUDITION: Carl Solomon reviews Thirsting for Peace in a Raging Century: Selected Poems by Edward Sanders 1960-85

 

BOOK REVIEWS

 

WOMEN: WAY OUT OR BACK HOME

 

GRASSHOPPERS ATE THE BABY: Kathleen Norris reviews Christian Wives: Women Behind the Evangelists Reveal Their Faith in Modern Marriage by James Schaffer and Colleen Todd

 

THE OTHER SIDE OF MODERNISM: Linda Wagner-Martin reviews Women of the Left Bank, Paris, 1900-1940 by Shari Benstock

 

WOMEN TALKING TO WOMEN

 

WOMEN IN LATIN AMERICA: Charlotte Meyer reviews Lucha by Constance Urdang and Condor and Hummingbird by Charlotte MÙndez

 

WOMEN IN AFRICA: Marilyn Krysl reviews Antonia Saw the Oryx First by Maria Thomas

 

POLITICAL AMNESIA: Mark Schneider reviews The New York Intellectuals by Alan Wald

 

CONSCIOUS AMERICAN ROOTS: Paul Metcalf reviews The Leafless American and Other Writings by Edward Dahlberg

 

CREATIVE PROSE: Don Skiles reviews The Paradise of Bombs by Scott Russell Sanders and The Lost Get-Back Boogie by James Lee Burke

 

SARDONIC PICARESQUE: Siegfried Mandel reviews Hotel Savoy by Joseph Roth, translated by John Hoare

 

INTERLOCKING CIRCLES: Sanford Pinsker reviews The River in Winter by David Small

 

READING IN THE WORDS: Stephen-Paul Martin reviews In the American Tree: Language, Poetry, Realism, edited by Ron Silliman ''

 

DUBIOUS LIBERATION: Leonard Schwartz reviews Difficult Death by Rene Crevel, translated by David Rattray

 

CORPSES ON THE PAGE: Eurudice Kamvisseli reviews The Desert and The Meadow by Anastasios Aslanis

 

EXTENDED SUICIDE NOTE: Frederick Smock reviews Alejandra Pizarnik: A Profile Edited by Frank Graziano; translated by Maria Rosa Fort, Frank Graziano, and Suzanne Jill Levine

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