DEC/JAN 2005 ï TABLE OF CONTENTS
 

POET WITHOUT A HERO
Marjorie Perloff
on Anna Akhmatova

THE COWBOY IN THE LIBRARY
Pamela M. Lee
on Robert Smithson

SENSATION UNDER GLASS
James Gibbons
on Nathalie Sarraute

FINDING THE RIGHT WORDS
Morris Dickstein
on Irving Howe


Matthew Price
on Dissent at 50

ARTS & LETTERS

Benedict Anderson on Herman Lebovicsıs Bringing the Empire Back Home: France in the Global Age and Andrew Ross and Kristin Rossıs Anti-Americanism

Jennifer L. Roberts on Michael Lejaıs Looking Askance: Skepticism and American Art from Eakins to Duchamp

David M. Lubin on David Rosandıs The Invention of Painting in America and David C. Wardıs Charles Willson Peale: Art and Selfhood in the Early Republic

Andrew Hultkrans on Sean Wilentz and Greil Marcusıs The Rose and the Briar: Death, Love and Liberty in the American Ballad

Tom Nawrocki on Bob Dylanıs Chronicles: Volume One

Deirdre Bair on Suzanne Kirkbrightıs Karl Jaspers: A BiographyóNavigations in Truth

Choire Sicha on Pam Tentsıs Midnight at the Palace: My Life as a Fabulous Cockette

COLUMNS

BETWEEN THE LINES
Naguib Mahfouz, Three Tales of the Supernatural

Brooke Comer talks with Ali Salem
Ammar Abdulhamid on young Syrian intellectuals

James Surowiecki: A Fan's Notes

The Bookforum Question

Robert Polito: Shooting the Piano Player

Brian Thomas Gallagher on M.F.K. Fisher

Letters

LUXURY AND DEGRADATION
David Rimanelli on Fannie Hurst

INTERVIEW

Bookforum talks with Margot Livesey

FICTION

Art Winslow on Madison Smartt Bell's The Stone That the Builder Refused, Master of the Crossroads, and All Soulsı Rising

Ethan Nosowsky on Svetislav Basaraıs Chinese Letter

Kathryn Harrison on Marilynne Robinsonıs Gilead

Lenora Todaro on Alice Munroıs Runaway: Stories

Rick Moody on José Saramagoıs The Double

Bruce Hainley on William Corbettıs Just the Thing: Selected Letters of James Schuyler and Ron Padgettıs Joe: A Memoir of Joe Brainard

Sven Birkerts on Imre Kertészıs Liquidation

Kerry Fried on Michel Faberıs The Courage Consort

MONOGRAPHS & CATALOGUES

Brandon K. Ruud, ed., Karl Bodmerıs North American Prints

Malcolm Warner and Robin Blake, Stubbs and the Horse

Manfred Leve, Leve Sieht Beuys: Block Beuys Photographs

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, ed., Franz Kline 1910­1962

NOTED

Bryan Walsh on Ma Jianıs The Noodle Maker

Gary Indiana on Robert Glückıs Denny Smith

Max Winter on Marjorie Welishıs Word Group

Nicole Rudick on Martha Kinneyıs The Fall of Heartless Horse

Amanda Schaffer on Patricia Faraıs Sex, Botany and Empire: The Story of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks

Julia Bryan-Wilson on Jeff Kelleyıs Childsplay: The Art of Allan Kaprow

James Poniewozik on Chris Lambıs Drawn to Extremes: The Use and Abuse of Editorial Cartoons in the United States

Marilyn Hunt on Terry Teachoutıs All in the Dances: A Brief Life of George Balanchine

   
   

 

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