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Salmagundi No. 116-117 / Fall – Winter 1997

Table of Contents

Salmagundi No. 116-117 / Fall – Winter 1997Columns
Letter from Paris by Tzvetan Todorov
Homelands by David Rieff
Forcefields by Martin Jay
Art & Ideas by Roger Shattuck
Guest Column: The Literary Essay by Mary Gordon

The Rhythm of Friendship in the Life of Art:
    The Correspondence of Bernard Malamud and Rosemarie Beck
    Introduction by Joel Salzberg


Cynthia, My Sister Fiction by Stephen Dobyns
Mailer’s Picasso An Essay by Martin Pops
Esquisse Fiction by Gordon Lish
Democracy is as Democracy Does An Essay by Norman Birnbaum
Thoughts Provoked by Norman Birnbaum by Alan Wolfe
The Eden of Florida A Poem by Debora Greger
Little Song for a Big Night A Poem by Rachel Wetzsteon
Essential Reward A Poem by Stephen Sandy
Two Poems by Barbara Ras
Look Out for My Love A Poem by Dan Bogen
Two Poems by Lorrie Goldensohn
Three Poems by Willa Schneberg
Conversions A Poem by John Drexel
Dinner of Grief by Scott Hightower
Arripare by C. Dale Young
The Sexing Fiction by Emily Cerf
Why the Bells Ring in Breaking the Waves
    An Essay-Review by Victoria Nelson
Robert Pinsky’s Antlered Brow An Essay-Review by Cal Bedient
An Editor’s Notebook by Robert Boyers