Salmagundi No. 139-140 / Summer – Fall 2003
Table of Contents

Salmagundi No. 139-140Guest Editorial
What Is Happening in America by Eliot Weinberger

Letter from Paris by Tzvetan Todorov
The Art Scene by Charrles Molesworth

A Micro-Drama

To Have Been by Claudio Magris

Personal Essay
My Suicides by Merrill Joan Gerber

Four Poems by Deborah Digges
Four Poems by Jane Shore
Scales by C. Dale Young
The Rhubarb King by Sharon Chmielarz
Walden by Franz Wright
Old Songs by Kevin Murray
Pictures by Frances Richey

Books in Review

Hitler’s Vienna by George Steiner
Of Snobs and Snobbery by Barbara Moore
It All Depends on How You Feel by Larry D Nachman
Martin Amis’ Stalin by Myles Weber

Is This an Age of Museums?

Session I: Lecture—The Museum As Will-to-Power by Arthur Danto
Session I: Panel Discussion with Michael Fried, David Ross, Arthur Danto and others
Session II: Mapping and Technology with Steve Dietz, Mel Ziegler, Denis Wood, Arthur Danto and others
Session III: Lecture—Talking About Fakes by Rochelle Gurstein
Session III: Panel Discussion with Michael Fried, David Ross
Session IV: Susan Sontag and Philip Fisher—A Conversation
Session V: Lecture—Museum Distraction In A Culture of Engulfment by Philip Fisher
Session V: Panel Discussion with Arthur Danto, Philip Fisher, Susan Sontag, Michael Fried, Steve Dietz, and others

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