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Volume 27, Number 6
September/October 2006

Focus: Wit in Poetry

Focus: Wit in Poetry

Michael Theune’s “Introduction to Focus: But Seriously, Folks…:A Few Words on Wit”

John Beer reviews Jennifer Michael Hecht’s Funny

Carol Quinn reviews Gail Mazur’s Zeppo's First Wife: New and Selected Poems

Holly Welker reviews Claire Bateman’s Leap

Gary Hawkins reviews Lara Glenum’s The Hounds of No

Jennifer Hancock reviews David Barber’s Wonder Cabinet

Matthew Guenette reviews James Cummins and David Lehman’s Jim and Dave Defeat the Masked Man

Bill Porter reviews Alan Michael Parker’s The Imaginary Poets

Christopher Bakken reviews Sarah Arvio’s Sono: Cantos

Feature: Opus Posthumous

Stephanie Rauschenbusch reviews Jane Kenyon’s Collected Poems

Michael Benigni reviews Elizabeth Bishop’s Edgar Allan Poe & the Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments

Book Reviews

Fred Muratori reviews Lawrence Joseph’s Into It, and Codes, Precepts, Biases, and Taboos: Poems 1973-1993

Lem Coley reviews Philip Fried’s Big Men Speaking to Little Men

Paula Koneazny reviews Joshua Beckman’s Shake

Tom Williams reviews Richard Burgin’s The Identity Club: New and Selected Stories and Songs

Fred Shochet reviews Cindy Sheehan’s Dear President Bush

Regina Weinreich reviews Robert Long’s De Kooning's Bicycle: Artists and Writers in the Hamptons

Garin Cycholl reviews Maj Ragain’s A Hungry Ghost Surrenders His Tacklebox

John Domini reviews Robert Boyers’s Excitable Women, Damaged Men

Giles Harvey reviews Jose Saramago’s Seeing

Dorian Gossy reviews Elissa Raffa’s Freeing Vera

Alain Arias-Misson reviews Margaret Atwood's The Tent, Jo Anthony's What Do I Have to Do to Get a Book Published! and What Do I Have to Do to Sell a Book!, and Karen Moller’s Technicolor Dreamin': The 1960's Rainbow and Beyond


Page 2- From the Editors

Rants & Raves - Letter to the Editors

Picketing the Zeitgeist-Croesus and Crisis by F.D. Reeve

Marianne Hauser-1910-2006

Backlist- Thomas March reviews Mary Oliver’s Long Life: Essays and Other Writings

Volume 27 Index


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