Fall 1999

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Fall 1999

Table of Contents

Special Feature

A Brief History of Punctuation

Essays

Bad Boy

Six Degrees of Fluency

Fiction

The Sound Is So Shallow Here

The Waiting Room

These Hands

Poetry

A Postmortem Guide

An Artist from Another Place

For

Meditation on Today’s Limit of Pleasure

Prisoner

The Background Beyond the Background

The Teachers Pass the Popcorn

What Writing Is

Art

Images of Faith

Reviews

American Theater Watch, 1998–1999

on Family Trees: The Peach Culture of the Piedmont by Mike Corbin

on The Atomic West by Bruce Hevly and John M. Findlay

on The Witness of Combines by Kent Meyers

On Their Own Premises (on Midnight Salvage: Poems, 1995-1998 by Adrienne Rich; On the Bus With Rosa Parks by Rita Dove; Wooroloo by Frieda Hughes; The Snow Watcher by Chase Twichell; & The Watchers by Memye Curtis Tucker)

Pursuing the Self (on Memory & Narrative: The Weave of Life-Writing by James Olney; Home Movies and Other Necessary Fictions by Michelle Citron; & Nola: A Memoir of Faith, Art, and Madness by Robin Hemley)

Why Literary Types (Often) Maintain Friendships That (Some) Public Intellectuals Can’t (on Ex-friends: Falling Out with Allen Ginsberg, Lionel and Diana Trilling, Lillian Hellman, Hannah Arendt, and Norman Mailer by Norman Podhoretz; Cleanth Brooks And Allen Tate: Collected Letters, 1933-1976 by Alphonse Vinh; & The Letters of Denise Levertov and William Carlos Williams by Christopher MacGowan)

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