Volume 17, Number 4
Focus: Freudian Slippage
FOCUS: FREUDIAN SLIPPAGE
THIS DISEASE CALLED MAN: Dr. Jonathan Cohen reviews The Memory Wars: Freud's Legacy in Dispute by Frederick Crews.
BEYOND REPRESSION: A RESPONSE TO JONATHAN COHEN by Frederick Crews.
FEATURE: LIFE STORIES
LITERARY SPINACH/LITERARY PLEASURE: Bette Ann Moskowitz reviews The Diaries of Dawn Powell, 1931-1965, and My Home is Far Away by Dawn Powell.
NO IDEAS BUT IN THINGS: John Tytell reviews Remembering William Carlos Williams by James Laughlin.
THE DANCE OF ASTONISHMENT: Suzanne K. Walther reviews Massine: A Biography by Vincente García-Márquez.
ART IN THE MARKET: Robert L. McLaughlin reviews Firebrand: The Life of Horace Liveright by Tom Dardis.
WHAT HAPPENED? Joe Napora reviews We Have a Little Sister, Marguerite: The Midwest Years by John Sanford.
YOUNG MARX CARBUNCULAR: Eric Mendelsohn reviews A Requiem for Karl Marx by Frank E. Manuel.
COME UP AND SEE ME SOMETIME: Kelly Mayhew reviews When I'm Bad, I'm Better: Mae West, Sex, and American Entertainment by Marybeth Hamilton.
AM AMERICAN IN PARIS: Leon Lewis reviews Henry Miller: The Paris Years by Brassaï.
FEATURE: HOT LICKS
YAKETY YAK: Andrew Essex: reviews The Dustbin of History by Greil Marcus.
REFORMULATING JAZZ: Norman Spencer reviews Jazz Among the Discourses, edited by Krin Gabbard; Representing Jazz, edited by Krin Gabbard; and Sounding Off, edited by Ron Sakolsky and Fred Wei-Han Ho.
BLUES BEAT: Barry Wallenstein reviews Book of Blues by Jack Kerouac
FEATURE: DREAM VISIONS
BEAUIFULLY CAPTURED: Lynne Diamond-Nigh reviews La Belle Captive by Alain Robbe-Grillet and René Magritte; translated by Ben Stoltzfus.
ABSTRACT SURREALISM: William S. Wilson reviews Surrealism in Exile and the Beginning of the New York School by Martica Swain.
VISIONARY REVISIONING: Paul Pines reviews Lost Paradise: Symbolist Europe.
CONFINED IN LIMBO: Teri Reynolds reviews Collected Novellas: Collected Early Fiction, 1949-1964 by Arno Schmidt; translated by John E. Woods.
COMPASSIONATE HAWK: Charles Marowitz reviews The Collected Works of Harold Clurman: Six Decades of Commentary on Theatre, Dance, Music, Film, Arts and Letters, edited by Margorie Loggia and Glen Young.
MIND'S SHIFTING GEOGRAPHIES: W. B. Keckler reviews State of Mind by Martha Ronk.
CHOICELESS CHOICES: Susan Osborn reviews Admitting the Holocaust: Collected Essays by Lawrence Langler.
FAMILY VALUES: Kingsley Widmer reviews Lying In Bed: A Novel by J.D. Landis.
THE HAZARDS OF RESTRAINT Carolyn Peyser reviews The Bottomland by Harry Humes.
MISTRESS OF SORROWS: Paul Oppenheimer reviews Songs in Flight: The Collected Poems of Ingeborg Bachmann, translated and introduced by Peter Filkins.
THE RISING OF THE SERPENT: Jim Feast reviews Serpent of Fire: A Modern View of Kundalini by Darrel Irving.
WHOSE MELVILLE IS IT?: William Lansing Brown reviews The Errant Art of Moby Dick: The Canon, the Cold War, and the Struggle for American Studies by William V. Spanos; and Pierre, or the Ambiguities by Herman Melville.
IRONY AND/OR AUTHENTICITY: Tyrus Miller reviews A .38 Special and a Broken Heart by Jonis Agee; and I Survived Caracas Traffic: Stories from the Me Decade by Richard Grayson.
PEEPAWS OF PROVIDENCE: Forrest Gander reviews The Locality Principle by Keith Waldrop.
DREAM PROSE: Ted Rooney reviews Inside and Out of Byzantium by Nina Zivancevic.
WINGLESS FLIGHT: Rachel Gupta reviews Internal Strategies by Anita Feng.
THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN (MIS)NAMED "OTHER": Lynda Koolish reviews Written by Herself: Literary Production by African American Women, 1746-1892 by Frances Smith Foster.
NECESSARY FICTIONS: William Greenway reviews Scrimmage of Appetite by Jon Davis.
IMPRISONED SELF: Judy Michaels reviews Heart Work by Sharon Dolin.
REIMAGINING AN UNDEAD PAST: Edward Butscher reviews Through All the Displacements by Edgar Gabriel Silex; and Dark and Perfect Angels by Benjamin Alire Sáenz.
HISTORY'S ORPHANS: Patrick Pritchett reviews What a Strange Way of Being Dead by Jack Collom.
PERGRINATIONS: Thomas J. Harford reviews The Stone Cutter's Hand by Richard Tillinghast.
CROSSING NAMES OFF THE, ROLODEX: Martin Schecter reviews The Way We Write Now: Short Stories from the AIDS Crisis, edited by Sharon Oard Warner.
LOST IN THE WOODS: Carmine G. Simmons reviews The Forest by Susan Stewart.