Summer 1989



Summer 1989

Table of Contents


Of Moose and a Moose-Hunter

The Making of a Little Man

The Space

Ultramarathon: An Immoderate Destiny


Field of Fire


Welcome Homeless


Bread Without Sugar

Companion Pieces

Dog on a Rubbish Tip



Last Words

Namesake & Aphasia

Paris Aubade

Porcupine Quills


Words Made from Letters


“After Such Knowledge, What Forgiveness?”: The Rise of Ethical Criticism (on The Company We Keep: An Ethics Of Fiction by Wayne C. Booth; The Vocation of a Teacher: Rhetorical Occasions, 1967-1988 by Wayne C. Booth; The Ethics of Criticism by Tobin Siebers; Find You the Virtue: Ethics, Image, and Desire in Literature by Irving Massey; & The Call of Stories: Teaching and the Moral Imagination by Robert Coles)

on Framework: A History of Screen-writing in the American Film by Tom Stempel

on Nurture by Maxine Kumin

on Sonahchi: A Collection of Myth-Tales by Pat Carr

on The Magic Lantern by Ingmar Bergman and Joan Tate

Purple Patches, Fuddle, and the Hard Noon Light (on The West Door by Alfred Corn; Fictions from the Self by Michael Burkard; Annonciade by Elizabeth Spires; Shores and Headlands by Emily Grosholz; The Way Down by John Burt; & Stopping by Home by David Huddle)

Wonderful Geographies (on By Land, by Sea by William Hoffman; Love Life by Bobbie Ann Mason; Appalachian Patterns by Bo Ball; Moustapha’s Eclipse by Reginald Mcknight; & The All-Girl Football Team by Lewis Nordan)