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The State of Criticism
Theory and Practice
The Partisan Review, Spring 1981, pp. 181-183
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                                                                                                Winter 1981 Issue = 27 Articles
                                                                                                1. Notes, p. 8
                                                                                                2. Effects of Critical Theories on Practical Criticism, Cultural Journalism, and Reviewing by Morris Dickstein, pp. 9-21
                                                                                                3.  ---  by Eugene Goodheart, pp. 22-25
                                                                                                4.  ---  by Rosalind Krauss, pp. 26-29
                                                                                                5. Discussion , pp. 30-35
                                                                                                6. Art Criticism by Clement Greenberg and Donald B. Kuspit, pp. 36-50
                                                                                                7. Criticism of Popular Culture by Richard Gilman, pp. 51-62
                                                                                                8.  ---  by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, pp. 63-65
                                                                                                9.  ---  by Keith Botsford, pp. 66-70
                                                                                                10. Discussion , pp. 71-76
                                                                                                11. The State of Criticism by Steven Marcus, pp. 77-84
                                                                                                12. New York from Melville to Mailer by Alfred Kazin, pp. 85-95
                                                                                                13. The Rise and Fall of Neoconservatism by Dennis H. Wrong, pp. 96-103
                                                                                                14. Czech Letter by Jan Kavan, pp. 104-107
                                                                                                15. The happy Convent by Jerry Bumpus, pp. 108-124
                                                                                                16. Poems by Marge Piercy, p. 125
                                                                                                17. California by Arthur Vogelsang, pp. 126-128
                                                                                                18. Walking Down Castro Street After Frank O'Hara by Ira Sadoff, p. 129
                                                                                                19. Equal Time by Clayton Eshleman, pp. 130-131
                                                                                                20. The Telescope by Elizabeth Spires, pp. 132-133
                                                                                                21. A Spirit by Philip Levine, pp. 134-135
                                                                                                22. Untitled by Terry Stokes, pp. 136-137
                                                                                                23. But Not For by Stuart Kaufman, p. 138
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                                                                                                  The Elusive Conrad by Millicent Bell, pp. 139-142 - 1 Review
                                                                                                  1. Joseph Conrad: The Three Lives by Frederick R. Karl
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                                                                                                  Vulgar and Nonvulgar Idealism by Martin Jay, pp. 143-147 - 1 Review
                                                                                                  1. Back to Kant by Thomas E. Willey
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                                                                                                  For Interpretation by Howard Eiland, pp. 148-150 - 1 Review
                                                                                                  1. The Genesis of Secrecy by Frank Kermode
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                                                                                                  The Long Life of Modernism by Robert Langbaum, pp. 151-164 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                  1. Five Faces of Modernity by Matei Calinescu
                                                                                                  2. Five Temperaments by David Kalstone
                                                                                                  3. Four Postwar American Novelists by Frank D. McConnell
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                                                                                                Spring 1981 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                1. Notes, p. 172
                                                                                                2. Theory and Practice by Irving Howe, pp. 173-180
                                                                                                3.  ---  by Barbara Rose, pp. 181-183
                                                                                                4.  ---  by Mark Shechner, pp. 184-192
                                                                                                5. Discussion , pp. 193-202
                                                                                                6. Inside the Kremlin by Vladimir Solovyov and Elena Klepikova, pp. 203-216
                                                                                                7. Mrs. Hegel-Shtein's Tears by Marianne DeKoven, pp. 217-223
                                                                                                8. If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino, pp. 224-235
                                                                                                9. An Interview with Gilbert Sorrentino by Dennis Barone, pp. 236-246
                                                                                                10. Poems by Marea Gordett, p. 247
                                                                                                11. Additional Bats by Brad Leithauser, p. 248
                                                                                                12. Untitled by W.S. Di Piero, p. 249
                                                                                                13. Second Descent: 1980 by Ann Lauterbach, p. 250
                                                                                                14. Untitled by Colette Inez, p. 251
                                                                                                15. Pillow Cards by Richard Thomas, pp. 252-253
                                                                                                16. Pantoum, With Some Material from George Oppen and Robert Duncan by Armand Schwerner, pp. 254-255
                                                                                                17. The Bridegroom's at the Center by Florence Rubenfeld, pp. 256-257
                                                                                                18. Good as New by C. Bursk, pp. 258-259
                                                                                                19. Pending by Rae Armantrout, p. 260
                                                                                                20. The Central Idea; Becoming by Milo De Angelis, p. 261
                                                                                                21. Poetry and Politics in Ezra Pound by Charles Berezin, pp. 262-279
                                                                                                22. All Our Cities by Eugene Goodheart, pp. 280-284
                                                                                                23. Narcissism or Individualism? by Roberta Satow, pp. 285-328
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                                                                                                Summer 1981 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                1. Notes, p. 336
                                                                                                2. What's Wrong With Our Economy by Lester Thurow, pp. 337-354
                                                                                                3. Kafka and the Mice by Ronald Hayman, pp. 355-365
                                                                                                4. A Conversation with Arthur Berger by Jane Coppock, pp. 366-379
                                                                                                5. Young Man Oppenheimer by Gerald Holton, pp. 380-388
                                                                                                6. A Matter of Fear by Andrew Graham-Yooll, pp. 389-398
                                                                                                7. Imitative Literacy by Leon Botstein, pp. 399-408
                                                                                                8. The Lawyer and the Scrivener by Allan Silver, pp. 409-424
                                                                                                9. Paris Letter by Morris Dickstein, pp. 425-430
                                                                                                10. On the Wing by Stephen O'Connor, pp. 431-437
                                                                                                11. High School Losers by Michael Malone, pp. 438-445
                                                                                                12. Psychoanalysis Today by Henry Lowenfeld, pp. 446-455
                                                                                                13. On Dance by Jules Olitski, pp. 456-457
                                                                                                14. Poems by Anne Waldman, pp. 458-459
                                                                                                15. Aubade for Autumn by Brian Swann, p. 460
                                                                                                16. The Disappearance of Oilcloth by Gilbert Sorrentino, p. 461
                                                                                                17. A Small Tent by Judith Yamamoto, p. 462
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                                                                                                  The Flowering of Vienna by Peter Loewenberg, pp. 463-468 - 1 Review
                                                                                                  1. Fin-de-Siecle Vienna: Politics and Culture by Carl E. Schorske
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                                                                                                  Lionel Trilling by Eugene Goodheart, pp. 469-477 - 1 Review
                                                                                                  1. Lionel Trilling by William M. Chace
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                                                                                                  Poetic Schemes by John Hollander, pp. 478-484 - 1 Review
                                                                                                  1. Celestial Pantomime by Justus George Lawler
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                                                                                                  Love and Politics by Lynne Lawner, pp. 485-492 - 1 Review
                                                                                                  1. Comrade and Lover by Elzbieta Ettinger and Rosa Luxemburg
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                                                                                                Fall 1981 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                1. Editor's Notes, pp. 501-503
                                                                                                2. The Responsibility of Scientists by Andrei Sakharov, pp. 504-510
                                                                                                3. An Autobiographical Note by Andrei Sakharov, pp. 511-513
                                                                                                4. The Author Encounters His Reading Public; The Thing That Hath Been; Grandpa Isidore; Aw... by Amos Oz, pp. 514-531
                                                                                                5. First Love and Early Sorrows by Daniel Bell, pp. 532-551
                                                                                                6. Kafka's Prague by Arthur A. Cohen, pp. 552-563
                                                                                                7. On the "Rockefeller Report" by Norman F. Cantor, pp. 564-573
                                                                                                8. The Cuban Scene by Carlos Ripoll, pp. 574-587
                                                                                                9. Letter from Italy by Edith Kurzweil, pp. 588-594
                                                                                                10. Poems by Angel Cuadra, pp. 595-597
                                                                                                11. The Secret Life of Ghosts by Naomi Lazard, p. 598
                                                                                                12. In the Land of Shinar by Siv Cedering, pp. 599-600
                                                                                                13. Ishmael, Tell Us: What Was Ahab Really Like? by R.S. Levine, p. 601
                                                                                                14. Scarecrows by Michael Braude, p. 602
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                                                                                                  Godard, Godard, Godard and De Palma by Jonathan Baumbach, pp. 603-607 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                  1. Every Man for Himself (1980 Film) by Jean-Luc Godard
                                                                                                  2. Dressed to Kill (1980 Film) by Brian De Palma
                                                                                                16. Forgetting the Past by Erika Apfelbaum, pp. 608-617
                                                                                                17. American Theatre by Michael Kustow, pp. 618-623
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                                                                                                  Popular and Unpopular Music by Arthur Berger, pp. 624-628 - 1 Review
                                                                                                  1. Music After Modernism by Samuel Lipman
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                                                                                                  Three Novels by Neil Schmitz, pp. 629-632 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                  1. Falling in Place by Ann Beattie
                                                                                                  2. Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow
                                                                                                  3. The Second Coming by Walker Percy
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                                                                                                  Clothes Make People by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, pp. 633-638 - 1 Review
                                                                                                  1. Seeing Through Clothes by Anne Hollander
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                                                                                                  Imagination of Horror by Barbara Rosecrance, pp. 639-642 - 1 Review
                                                                                                  1. Lying Low by Diane Johnson
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                                                                                                  Purist by Jane Marcus, pp. 643-645 - 1 Review
                                                                                                  1. Laura Riding's Pursuit of Truth by Joyce P. Wexler
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                                                                                                  A Critical Garden by Hayden White, pp. 646-649 - 1 Review
                                                                                                  1. Criticism in the Wilderness by Geoffrey H. Hartman
                                                                                                24. Index, pp. 650-656
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