Winter 1982



Winter 1982

Table of Contents


“Harbours Like Sonnets” : Literary Maps and Cartographic Symbols

1001 Words: Fiction Against Death


History of a Dedication

Southern Fiction and the Pattern of Failure: The Example of Faulkner

The Falklands, and a Death Foretold


Northiam Hall

The Cookies


A Checkered Red and White Shirt

A Corner for Breughel


Almost Greek

Canticle for Xmas Eve


Elegy for Clichés

In the Winter Dark

Love Poem

Monday Morning

Rimlight and Pupil

Soon, and in the Company of a Young Gentleman

The Country of Her Language

The Dinner

The rock of this odd coincidence

Trusting Each Other

Vivaldi on the Far Side of the Bars

What Happened



A Remarkable Diversity (on A Glass Face in the Rain by William Stafford; This Journey by James Wright; The Country Between Us by Carolyn Forché; & The Incognito Lounge and Other Poems by Denis Johnson)

Got It At Last, My Legend: Homage to Samuel Beckett (on Company by Samuel Beckett)

Homage to a Mystery Boy (on American Journal: Poems by Robert Hayden)

How Many Bibles? (on The Art of Biblical Narrative by Robert Alter; & The Great Code: The Bible and Literature by Northrop Frye)

on How Courts Govern America by Richard Neely

on Literature at the Barricades: The American Writer in the 1930’S by Ralph F. Bogardus, Fred Hobson

on The Collected Screenplays of Bernard Shaw by Bernard F. Dukore

Photography Raw / Photography Cooked (on The Work of Atget: Old France by John Szarkowski, Maria Morris Hambourg; Three Seconds from Eternity by Robert Doisneau; William Klein, Photographs: New York and Rome also Moscow and Tokyo also Elsewhere, Etc. by William Klein, John Heilpern; & Hearts of Darkness by Don McCullin, John Le Carré)

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