Summer 1993



Summer 1993

Table of Contents


“Speak, Video”: Life, Death, and Memory in the New Age

1992 State of Human Rights Address

Local Education, Global Concerns: The United States and Japan

Niki’s Window: Detroit and the Humiliation of History

Tracking Nietzsche



The Boys

The Resurrection of George T. Sutton

What She Left Me


“Countless Dark Bodies Are to Be Inferred Near the Sun” & “Objects Contain the Possibility of All Situations”

An Early Afterlife

Her Face

In the Hollow of an Intricate City

One Explanation


Set Theory

The Woman with Five Hearts

There Is No Wind in Heaven

Together & The Life of the Body

Valentine at Fifty

Women at Fifty


A Realist in the American Theatre: Selected Drama Criticism of William Dean Howells by Brenda Murphy

Figured Carpets: The Collected and the Selected (on What I Think I Know: New and Selected Poems by Robert Dana; A Last Bridge Home: New and Selected Poems by Dan Gerber; New and Selected Poems by Stephen Berg; If I Had Wheels or Love: Collected Poems by Vassar Miller; & The Path to Fairview: New and Selected Poems by Julia Randall)

The Politics of Mass Thought and Measured Forms (on Politics by Other Means: Higher Education and Group Thinking by David Bromwich & Conspiring with Forms: Life in Academic Texts by Terry Caesar)

Under Western Skies (on Angels and Others by Ken Smith; The Wedding Dress: Stories from the Dakota Plains by Carrie Young; The Secret of Cartwheels by Patricia Henley; & Crossing Wyoming by David Romtvedt)