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Salmagundi No. 114-115 / Spring – Summer 1997

Table of Contents

Salmagundi No. 114-115 / Spring – Summer 1997Columns
Letter from Paris by Tzvetan Todorov
The Fate of Ideas by Marilynne Robinson
Guest Column: Timeless Acting by Stanley Kauffman

J.M. Coetzee: A Special Feature

What is Realism? By J.M. Coetzee
An Interview with J.M. Coetzee by Joanna Scott
J.M. Coetzee and His Fictions by Regina Janes


The Contents of Women’s Purses by Daniel Harris
Two Poems by Lance Larson
Three Poems by Chase Twichell
West by Reginald Gibbons
Three Poems by William Logan
Like Dates and Almonds by Normal Finkelstein
Interview with Octavio Paz by Joung Kwon Tae
What’s Love Got To Do With It? by Jean Bethke Elshtain
Ten Steps by Bert O. States
“El original es infiel a la traducción” by Bernard Hœpffner
Poetry Review by Frederick Pollack
On “Sexualizing Children”: An Exchange
    Sally Mann and Mary Gordon