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Issue No. 4
Filling throughout 2002-2003

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Detail of "Frankincense and Myrth," by Dee Shapiro. © 1994.
:: Special Focus :: Translation ::

*Recurrence in Another Tongue:
An Anthology of Poetry in Translation

edited by Elaine Terranova and J.C. Todd

Plus reviews of the translated works of Gombrowicz, Malroux, Arab poets, Subcommandante Marcos, Janwillem van de Wetering, W.G. Sebald, Ben Okri. Exhibition of the Cadaques Paintings of Donald Hazlitt. And more.

All Translation Focus items asterisked in Table of Contents below.
REVIEWS/CRITIQUE
FICTION
  • Robert Abel
    "A Contrarian View of Rolling the R's by
    R. Zamorra Linmark"

  • *Eric Darton
    Radical Fiction: on Ben Okri

  • *Jim Gibson
    on Gombrowicz's Ferdydurke

  • Beth Henson
    on Michelle Tea

POETRY

  • *Dianne Stepp
    on Arab poetry

  • *Beatrice Trotignon
    on Marilyn Hacker’s translations of Claire Malroux

  • *Jack Israel
    on Janet Holmes’s Humanophone

  • Anne Romasco
    Fields of Courage:
    Remembering Cesar Chavez...

    by Susan Drake

POLITICS AND ECONOMICS

  • Faith Holsaert
    "A Race Traitor in South Africa"

  • Jan Alexander
    on Amira Hass and Sara Roy

  • *Bronwyn Mills
    On Subcommandante Marcos

FILM/VIDEOS

  • *Gail Cain
    "Books as Movies: Just Personal?"

DIALOGUES

  • Fellow Traveler:
    Patricia Lawrence on the Yungang Caves



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ESSAY/FEATURES

FLASHPOINTS

  • *Ellen Ferguson on journals devoted to translation

COUNTERMEASURES: POETRY

  • Laura Foreman
    from the last poems
    with an introduction by Colette Inez

  • Patrick Rosal

  • Donald Lev
  • *Recurrence in Another Tongue:
    An Anthology of Poetry in Translation

    Edited by Elaine Terranova and J.C. Todd

    New translations of du Bellay by Slavitt, Geda by Keys, Kochanowski by Kress, Mandelstam by Wilner, Musial by Purpura, Mustafaj by Levin, Pedersen by Nelson, Stefoi by Sorkin and Vrajitoru, Vailakis by Todd, and Vallejo by Seiferle

EYE CANDY

LIVES

  • Scout’s Report
    Lorraine Affourtit on Mattvei, Ugly Duckling Presse, and the Anti-Reading Series

  • Dana Delibovi
    On gardening and poetry

  • Interviews with. . .

    Robert Motherwell (Barbara Colin)

    Rob Wilson (Patricia Eakins)

LIGHTEN UP

  • Jack Israel
    "Lunch Bag Bob"

    Jeffery Morehouse
    "Guerrilla Gourmet"

RE-READINGS

  • David Gershator
    On the work of Donald Lev

  • *David Soll
    on Hard Rain and other works of
    Janwillem van de Wetering

  • *Gay Terry
    on the works of W. G. Sebald


Issue1
The Debut
© Elizabeth Brunazzi, 2000.

Issue2
The Work Issue
"Mylar Work Glove #23," by Fred Gutzeit

Issue3
"Fa'anoanoa II," by Sia Figiel.
Canceled
Issue5
The Book Art Issue
"Morning Prayer," Carol Hamoy © 2002





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