Vol. 24, No. 4 (2004)

Contents, Vol. 24, #4 (2004)

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Poetry
GREGORY MAHRER Afterlife
LINDA BIERDS Percussion / Elegance / Spillikins /
BRIGIT PEGEEN KELLY The Foreskin
CATE MARVIN Lying My Head Off
CHARLES SIMIC Leaves at Night / Insomnia’s Cricket / Sunlight
V. PENELOPE PELIZZON From The Monongahela Book of Hours
NICHOLAS SAMARAS Bodies of No Separation
SALLY KEITH Song from the Rain
ANN TOWNSEND The Enclosure Act
SIDNEY WADE Insurance
DEBORA GREGER On the River of Mercy / Night School in Florida
GERI DORAN Earth Moving / The Atlantis of Morning (Reprise)
NANCE VAN WINCKEL In the Old Man’s Favorite Soap Opera
ROBIN EKISS The Past Is Another Country / Dark Girl Dressed in
Blue

Fiction
JOHN MCNALLY Brains of the Operation
SHEILA MULLIGAN What Flows Through Me That You Call Time
NORMAN LOCK Tango in Amsterdam
RACHEL CANTOR Slave for a Day
KEITH LEE MORRIS Notes for an Aborted Story Called “The Cyclist” That Turned Out to Be Too Much Like “The Swimmer”

Cultural History
DIARMAID MACCULLOCH Reformation Time and Sexual Revolution

Reflections
FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY Petersburg Visions in Prose and Verse (translated by Michael R. Katz)
CARL PHILLIPS Coin of the Realm

Recollections
CARL VAN VECHTEN Nineteen-Twenties: Days and Nights

Revaluations
DAVID CASTRONOVO Norman Mailer As Midcentury Advertisement

Provocations
MYLES WEBER August Wilson Grounded

Film
WILLIAM COLLINS DONAHUE The Shadow Play of Religion in Fritz Lang’s Metropolis

Rediscoveries
JAMES HUNEKER The Melancholy of Masterpieces

Contributors’ Notes