Volume 09, Number 1, September 1998
Table of Contents
What We Talk About When We Talk About Poetry: A Recent View from St. Petersburg–A Translation of Arkadii Dragomoshchenko’s “On the Superfluous”
“Another Country: Amnesia and Memory in Contemporary South Africa.” A review of Jeremy Cronin, Even the Dead: Poems, Parables, and a Jeremiad. Cape Town: David Philip, 1997; and Sarah Nuttall and Carli Coetzee, eds, Negotiating the Past: The Making of Memory in South Africa. Oxford UP, 1998.
“Shaping an African American Literary Canon.” A review of The Norton Anthology of African American Literature, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Nellie Y. McKay , general editors. New York: W. W. Norton, 1997. Includes an audio companion compact disc with 21 selections; and Call and Response: The Riverside Anthology of the African American Literary Tradition. Patricia Liggins Hill, general editor. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. Includes an audio companion compact disc with 26 selections.
Robert Elliot Fox
“Real Virtuality: Slavoj Zizek and ‘Post-Ideological’ Ideology.” A review of Slavoj Zizek, The Plague of Fantasies. London: Verso, 1997.
James S. Hurley
“The Dyer Straits of Whiteness.” A review of Richard Dyer, White. London and New York: Routledge, 1997.
Todd M. Kuchta
“The Therapeutic Stage/Page: Facts and Fictions about the Dead to Stir the Living.” A review of Peggy Phelan, Mourning Sex: Performing Public Memories. L ondon and New York: Routledge, 1997.