Salmagundi No. 121-122 / Winter – Spring 1999

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Salmagundi No. 121-122 / Winter – Spring 1999Columns
Letter from Paris by Tzvetan Todorov
The Decline of Identity by Nacy Huston
The Fate of Ideas by Marilynne Robinson
On Film by Walter Kendrick
The Art Scene by Charles Molesworth

Features

Five Poems and an Essay by Zbigniew Herbert
A Hooligan’s Return by Norman Manea

Poems

Two Poems by Frank Bidart
Five Poems by C.K. Williams
Two Poems by Carl Dennis
Until We Drool and Piss Ourselves by Stephen Dobyns
Caveat for the Incautious by Daniel Kunitz
What Does It Mean? by Peter Dale Scott
Master of the Situation by Joan Murray

Essay

Deliciousness by Daniel Harris

Poems

Admiral of the Parking Lot by Debora Greger
To My Soul’s Desire by Karen Mullhallen
Maimonides, I Beseech You by Scott Coffel
Leaving by Liz Waldner
Imitation Tudor by Jennifer Franklin

Essay

The Contemporary Wedding Invitation by Jaclyn Geller

Poems
The Other I by Robert Richman
Two Poems by Barry Goldensohn

Essay

Sonata by John Shepley

Poems
Aubade by Gordon Lish
Offering by Karen Swenson
Gully Side by Richard Moore

Books in Review

Chomsky and the Rest of Us by Geoffrey Galt Harpham
Feminist/Harassment by Sarah Webster Goodwin
Nicholson Baker’s Everlasting Story by Chris Miller
Vendler Reads the Sonnets by Jay Rogoff



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