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Criticisms of Life: Sound and Half-Sound
Listeners at the Breathing Place, by Gary Miranda
The Hudson Review, Summer 1979, pp. 252-268
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                                                                  Issues of 1978 = 4 Issues, 95 Articles
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                                                                    Issues of 1979 = 4 Issues, 84 Articles
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                                                                      Spring 1979 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                      1. To Our Readers, pp. 4-6
                                                                      2. On the Experience of Unteaching Poetry by Alice Bloom, pp. 7-30
                                                                      3. Love Sequence by Andrew Waterman, pp. 31-35
                                                                      4. Contest of Bards by Allen Ginsberg, pp. 36-40
                                                                      5. The River Bridged and Forgot; Another Descent; Ronsard's Lament for the Cutting of the ... by Wendell Berry, pp. 41-44
                                                                      6. Mr. Wallender's Romance (story) by David Wagoner, pp. 45-63
                                                                      7. From where I am now; At first they appear; Let me try again to be; This is a love poem ... by James Baker Hall, pp. 64-68
                                                                      8. Urania by Debra Thomas, pp. 69-70
                                                                      9. To Our Son by Sydney Lea, p. 71
                                                                      10. At the House of the Tin Man by Robert McDowell, pp. 72-73
                                                                      11. Speaking, Telling, Knowing by John Holloway, p. 74
                                                                      12. The Lighthouse by Kim Robert Stafford, pp. 75-76
                                                                      13. Theater Chronicle: Kopit, Norman, and Shepard by John Simon, pp. 77-88
                                                                      14. Notes from a Japan Diary by Marcia B. Siegel, pp. 89-96
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                                                                        Film Chronicle: Days of Heaven by Gilberto Perez, pp. 97-104 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Days of Heaven (1978 Film) by Terrence Malick
                                                                      16. Music Chronicle by Robert S. Clark, pp. 105-108
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                                                                        Familiar Poetry by James Finn Cotter, pp. 109-122 - 21 Reviews
                                                                        1. A Familiar Tree by Jon Stallworthy
                                                                        2. Kicking the Leaves by Donald Hall
                                                                        3. Light from the Furnace Rising by Paul Petrie
                                                                        4. Nightfire by Gail Mazur
                                                                        5. Border Crossings by Greg Pape
                                                                        6. Sun Fetcher by Michael Dennis Browne
                                                                        7. The Fifth Season by Michael Sheridan
                                                                        8. A Call in the Midst of the Crowd by Alfred Corn
                                                                        9. Woman Before an Aquarium by Patricia Hampl
                                                                        10. The Climbers by John Hart
                                                                        11. The Veritable Years by William Everson
                                                                        12. Imagining a Unicorn by Barry Spacks
                                                                        13. The Pregnant Man by Robert S. Phillips
                                                                        14. Buying a Heart by George MacBeth
                                                                        15. Who Shall be the Sun? by David Wagoner
                                                                        16. Finding the Center by Dennis Tedlock
                                                                        17. Now and Then by Robert Penn Warren
                                                                        18. Tread the Dark by David Ignatow
                                                                        19. Weathering by Alastair Reid
                                                                        20. Selected Poems of May Sarton by Serena Sue Hilsinger, Lois Brynes, and May Sarton, ...
                                                                        21. This Blessed Earth by John Hall Wheelock
                                                                      18. [+]
                                                                        Bring Me Another Five and Don't Spare the Duck Sauce by Marvin Mudrick, pp. 123-134 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Traditional Chinese Stories by Joseph S.M. Lau and Y.W. Ma
                                                                      19. [+]
                                                                        Wilde, Apostle of Aestheticism by Victor Brombert, pp. 135-138 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Ripe Was the Drowsy Hour by J.E. Chamberlin
                                                                      20. [+]
                                                                        Fiction Chronicle by Gary Davenport, pp. 139-149 - 8 Reviews
                                                                        1. Walking Through Tigerland by Barry Oakley
                                                                        2. The Track to Bralgu by B. Wongar
                                                                        3. All Part of the Game by A.P. Gaskell
                                                                        4. Selected Stories of Sean O'Faolain by Sean O'Faolain
                                                                        5. A Kingdom by James Hanley
                                                                        6. Blindness by Henry Green
                                                                        7. A Good School by Richard Yates
                                                                        8. Happy All the Time by Laurie Colwin
                                                                      21. Notes on Contributors, p. 150
                                                                      22. [+]
                                                                        Zora by Roger Sale, pp. 151-154 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Zora Neale Hurston: A Literary Biography by Robert E. Hemenway
                                                                        2. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
                                                                      23. [+]
                                                                        Joyce Ink by Steven Helming, pp. 155-162 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. James Joyce in Padua by Louis Berrone and James Joyce
                                                                        2. Ulysses in Progress by Michael Groden
                                                                        3. Joyce's Voices by Hugh Kenner
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                                                                      Summer 1979 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                      1. Century Poem by Frederick Morgan, pp. 167-174
                                                                      2. Georgia O'Keeffe: A Late Greeting by Charles Tomlinson, pp. 175-185
                                                                      3. Duntulm Castle; The Clouds of Uig by Richard Hugo, pp. 186-188
                                                                      4. Moving Out; Leavetaking by Joyce Carol Oates, pp. 189-190
                                                                      5. No Time for Comedy by Clara Claiborne Park, pp. 191-200
                                                                      6. From The Immobile Zone by Giorgio Chiesura, pp. 201-204
                                                                      7. Uncle Vinnie (story) by Jane H. Maher, pp. 205-214
                                                                      8. Somewhere Is the Jungle (story) by Albert Haley, pp. 215-224
                                                                      9. Counting the Waves; Making a Double Angel by Patricia Goedicke, pp. 225-228
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                                                                        Unspeakable Practices, Writeable Acts by Roger J. Porter, pp. 229-238 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Leonard W. Labaree, Ralph L. Ketcham, and Helen C. Boatfield, ...
                                                                      11. Between the Conception and the Recreation Falls The Shadow Line by John Simon, pp. 239-243
                                                                      12. Notes on Contributors, p. 244
                                                                      13. Baziotes and Rothko by Charles W. Millard, pp. 245-251
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                                                                        Criticisms of Life: Sound and Half-Sound by William H. Pritchard, pp. 252-268 - 11 Reviews
                                                                        1. Listeners at the Breathing Place by Gary Miranda
                                                                        2. Baddeck and Other Poems by Anne Hussey
                                                                        3. A Circus of Needs by Stephen Dunn
                                                                        4. Riversongs by Michael Anania
                                                                        5. Since 1964: New and Selected Poems by Peter Schjeldahl
                                                                        6. Rounding the Horn by David R. Slavitt
                                                                        7. Collected Verse by John S. Manifold
                                                                        8. The Collected Poems of Muriel Rukeyser by Janet E. Kaufman, Anne F. Herzog, and Jan Heller Levi, ...
                                                                        9. New and Selected Things Taking Place by May Swenson
                                                                        10. Life in the Forest by Denise Levertov
                                                                        11. Eugene Onegin, and Other Poems by Alexander Pushkin and Charles Johnston
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                                                                        The Sexiest Man in the World by Marvin Mudrick, pp. 269-280 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu and Edward G. Seidensticker
                                                                        2. Genji Days by Edward G. Seidensticker
                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                        Hannah Arendt's The Life of the Mind by Denis Donoghue, pp. 281-288 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Life of the Mind: Thinking, Willing by Hannah Arendt
                                                                        2. The Jew as Pariah by Hannah Arendt and Ron H. Feldman
                                                                      17. [+]
                                                                        The Lovelies Woman Born by James Finn Cotter, pp. 289-292 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Lucky Eyes and a High Heart by Nancy Cardozo
                                                                      18. [+]
                                                                        Picking up the Pieces by Dean Flower, pp. 293-307 - 10 Reviews
                                                                        1. Secrets and Surprises by Ann Beattie
                                                                        2. Beautiful Girl by Alice Adams
                                                                        3. Great Days by Donald Barthelme
                                                                        4. Where the Rivers Flow North by Howard Frank Mosher
                                                                        5. Chamber Music by Doris Grumbach
                                                                        6. What's for Dinner? by James Schuyler
                                                                        7. The Coup by John Updike
                                                                        8. The Confessions of Josef Baisz by Dan Jacobson
                                                                        9. Dubin's Lives by Bernard Malamud
                                                                        10. Wrinkles by Charles Simmons
                                                                      19. [+]
                                                                        Bridges Redivivus by George S. Lensing, pp. 308-312 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. In the Classic Mode: The Achievement of Robert Bridges by Donald E. Stanford
                                                                        2. Robert Bridges: Selected Poems by Donald E. Stanford and Robert Bridges
                                                                      20. [+]
                                                                        From Ken-Speckle to a Pig in a Poke by Vernon Young, pp. 313-322 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Fairy Tales and After by Roger Sale
                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                      Autumn 1979 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                      1. To Our Readers, pp. 324-325
                                                                      2. Letters to the Editors, pp. 326-332
                                                                      3. All These Things by Judith Hemschemeyer, pp. 333-342
                                                                      4. The Waltz Dream (story) by Barbara Reid, pp. 343-363
                                                                      5. In Pursuit of the Angel by Laurence Lieberman, pp. 364-368
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                                                                        Hardy's Winter Words by William H. Pritchard, pp. 369-397 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Winter Words in Various Moods and Metres by Thomas Hardy
                                                                      7. Letter from Germany: The Metaphysicians by Emily Grosholz, pp. 398-399
                                                                      8. The Ferry by Lewis Turco, pp. 400-401
                                                                      9. The Enlightenment by Patricia Sheppard, p. 402
                                                                      10. The Elephant Man by John Simon, pp. 403-410
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        Film Chronicle: Trash and Poetry by Vernon Young, pp. 411-417 - 5 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Deer Hunter (1978 Film) by Michael Cimino
                                                                        2. The China Syndrome (1979 Film) by James Bridges
                                                                        3. Hair (1979 Film) by Milos Forman
                                                                        4. The Warriors (1979 Film) by Walter Hill
                                                                        5. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975 Film) by Peter Weir
                                                                      12. Tropics of Minimalism by Marcia B. Siegel, pp. 418-422
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                                                                        The Champollion of Table Manners by Guy Davenport, pp. 423-428 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Origin of Table Manners by Claude Levi-Strauss
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        Love, Careless Love by Marvin Mudrick, pp. 429-440 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Lais of Marie de France by Marie de France
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        Poetry Chronicle by Richmond Lattimore, pp. 441-453 - 13 Reviews
                                                                        1. Collected Poems by F.T. Prince
                                                                        2. The Star-Apple Kingdom by Derek Walcott
                                                                        3. Blue Wine, and Other Poems by John Hollander
                                                                        4. All I Can Say by Geoffrey Holloway
                                                                        5. Designing Women by Pamela White Hadas
                                                                        6. Uncertainties and Rest by Timothy Steele
                                                                        7. Loving the Days by John Witte
                                                                        8. For the Body by Marilyn Nelson Waniek
                                                                        9. Praise by Robert Hass
                                                                        10. A Door to the Forest by Jon Swan
                                                                        11. Stained Glass by William Mills
                                                                        12. The Face Behind the Face by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
                                                                        13. Nostalgia for the Present by Andrei Voznesensky, Vera Dunham, and Max Hayward, ...
                                                                      16. Notes on Contributors, p. 454
                                                                      17. [+]
                                                                        Answer, Heavenly Muse, Yes or No by David Bromwich, pp. 455-460 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Mirabell: Books of Number by James Merrill
                                                                      18. [+]
                                                                        Radical Continuities by Alfred Corn, pp. 461-466 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Modern Art: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Meyer Schapiro
                                                                      19. [+]
                                                                        Fiction Chronicle by Gilberto Perez, pp. 467-482 - 9 Reviews
                                                                        1. Blue of Noon by Georges Bataille
                                                                        2. Story of the Eye by Georges Bataille
                                                                        3. Incandescence by Craig Nova
                                                                        4. The Pardoner's Tale by John Wain
                                                                        5. The Libera Me Domine by Robert Pinget
                                                                        6. Passacaglia by Robert Pinget
                                                                        7. Recapitulation by Wallace Stegner
                                                                        8. Such Sad Tidings by Elizabeth Plessin
                                                                        9. The Flounder by Gunter Grass
                                                                    4. [+]
                                                                      Winter 1979 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                      1. To Our Readers, pp. 484-488
                                                                      2. Passage by R.G. Vliet, pp. 489-502
                                                                      3. Meditation on play, Thoughts on Death (story) by Linda Collins, pp. 503-515
                                                                      4. The Approach of Snow (story) by Sally Wood, pp. 516-524
                                                                      5. Driving Into Enid; More Trouble With the Obvious; Do Not Dump Dead Animals; Walking the... by Michael Van Walleghen, pp. 525-529
                                                                      6. Yankee Poet by Robley Wilson, Jr., p. 530
                                                                      7. Recalling the Horseman Billy Farrell from an Airplane in Vermont; For Don C., Against a... by Sydney Lea, pp. 531-534
                                                                      8. Fall Colors; Pacific Beach; Laguna Beach; The Settlement by Jerome Mazzaro, pp. 535-536
                                                                      9. Revelation by Jerald Bullis, p. 537
                                                                      10. Love Poem; A Particular Valentine by Hayden Carruth, pp. 538-539
                                                                      11. How Many Lovers Had Virginia Woolf? by Sonya Rudikoff, pp. 540-566
                                                                      12. Music Chronicle by Robert S. Clark, pp. 567-571
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                                                                        Fiction Chronicle by Clara Claiborne Park, pp. 572-584 - 13 Reviews
                                                                        1. Passenger by Thomas Keneally
                                                                        2. Tieta by Jorge Amado
                                                                        3. Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig
                                                                        4. Strange Things Happen Here by Luisa Valenzuela
                                                                        5. Territorial Rights by Muriel Spark
                                                                        6. Lady on the Burning Deck by Catherine Heath
                                                                        7. A Mixture of Frailties by Robertson Davies
                                                                        8. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
                                                                        9. Silence by Shusaku Endo
                                                                        10. Correction by Thomas Bernhard
                                                                        11. Sleepless Nights by Elizabeth Hardwick
                                                                        12. The Tree House Confessions by James McConkey
                                                                        13. Good As Gold by Joseph Heller
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        Conradically Speaking by William H. Pritchard, pp. 585-592 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Joseph Conrad: The Three Lives by Frederick R. Karl
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        Imperial Fictions by Dean Flower, pp. 593-597 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. On Not Being Good Enough by Roger Sale
                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                        Facts and Fictions of Life by Gary Davenport, pp. 598-599 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Facts of Life by Maureen Howard
                                                                      17. Notes on Contributors, p. 600
                                                                      18. [+]
                                                                        The Brother of Us All by Marvin Mudrick, pp. 601-610 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Complete Letters of Vincent Van Gogh by V.W. Van Gogh and Vincent Van Gogh
                                                                      19. [+]
                                                                        The Gospel Proffer by James Finn Cotter, pp. 611-616 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Four Gospels and the Revelation by Richmond Lattimore
                                                                      20. [+]
                                                                        The Piranesi Effect: Alone and Well in Prison by Bert O. States, pp. 617-620 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Romantic Prison: The French Tradition by Victor H. Brombert
                                                                      21. [+]
                                                                        No One Said It Would Be Easy by Vernon Young, pp. 621-636 - 11 Reviews
                                                                        1. Tenebrae by Geoffrey Hill
                                                                        2. Bells in Winter by Czeslaw Milosz
                                                                        3. Parentheses by Yannis Ritsos
                                                                        4. Scripture of the Blind by Yannis Ritsos
                                                                        5. Osip Mandelstam: Fifty Poems by Osip Mandelshtam
                                                                        6. Osip Mandelstam by James Greene and Osip Mandelstam
                                                                        7. Natural Histories by Leslie Ullman
                                                                        8. Like Wings by Philip Schultz
                                                                        9. Long Island Light by William Heyen
                                                                        10. Ashes by Philip Levine
                                                                        11. Seven Years from Somewhere by Philip Levine
                                                                      22. Index to Volume XXXII, pp. 637-642
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