Spring 1987


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Spring 1987

Table of Contents

Special Feature

Bluegrass Wasteland


After Yitzl

The Coronation of Realism


Bodies At Sea

Don’t Worry About the Kids

Piano Lessons






Paul’s Wholesale Florist


Against the Grain: Interviews with Maverick American Publishers by Robert Dana

Old Frontiers / New Images (on Portraits and Dreams: Photographs and Stories by Children of the Appalachians by Wendy Ewald; In the American West: 1979-1984 by Richard Avedon; & Rich and Poor by Jim Goldberg)

on Irish Poetry after Joyce by Dillon Johnston

on Song of the Sky: Versions of Native American Songs and Poems by Brian Swann

on The Real West Marginal Way: A Poet’s Autobiography by Richard Hugo, Ripley S. Hugo, Lois Welch, James Welch

on The Rise of the New York Intellectuals: Partisan Review and Its Circle, 1934-1945 by Terry A. Cooney

The Moments that Matter (on Only the Little Bone by David Huddle & And Venus Is Blue by Mary Hood)

The Whirlpool of Image and Narrative Flow (on Second Language by Lisel Mueller; Sometimes Music Rises by Wayne Dodd; The Happy Man by Donald Hall; Unending Blues by Charles Simic; Living Gloves by Lynn Doyle; & Cemetery Nights by Stephen Dobyns)


Seeking the Truth in Narrative: An Interview with Shelby Foote