New Letters magazine

Volume 52 Nos. 2 & 3 (winter/spring, 1986)

  • Editor's Note

  • 4 /

    Editorial

    , James McKinley
  • Interview

  • Essays & Articles

  • 34 /

    Thomas McAfee

    , James McKinley
  • 40 /

    John Ciardi

    , Dan Jaffe
  • 75 /

    Return, a memoir

    , Lisel Mueller
  • 166 /

    Etheridge Knight

    , James McKinley
  • Fiction

  • 5 /

    The Liberal Imagination of Lionel Trilling

    , Daniel Stern
  • 92 / C'mon, Donna! Show us What You're Made Of!, Phyllis Janik
  • 103 / Tito, Conger Beasley Jr.
  • 113 / Penelope, Then., R. V. Cassill
  • 139 / Winn Dixie, Janet Burroway
  • 201 / Duke's Sad Song, A. W. Landwehr
  • 217 /

    A New Magnani

    , Earl Ganz
  • Poetry

  • 35 / For Tom McAfee, From A Letter That Was Never Sent, Edward Bonetti
  • 35 / Being Dull, Thomas McAfee
  • 39 / On Editor's Advice I Fix My Poem About Tom McAfee, Mary Ann McKinley
  • 41 / Always While Nothing Happens The Same Again, John Ciardi
  • 42 /

    The Logician's Nocturne

    , John Ciardi
  • 43 / One of Two, Rosellen Brown
  • 62 / Aliens, G.S. Sharat Chandra
  • 67 / Instruction From the Village Holy Man, Helene Kendler
  • 68 / Voyage, Kelly, Kelly Cherry
  • 69 / Evil Grigri, Arthur Sze
  • 70 /

    The Negative

    , Arthur Sze
  • 71 / Osweicim--At Dachau, B. Z. Niditch
  • 72 /

    A Killing in the Old Country

    , James Ragan
  • 73 /

    The Lake Isle of Bled

    , James Ragan
  • 86 /

    The Infant's Wake

    , Joyce Carol Oates
  • 87 /

    The Shattered Mirror

    , Joyce Carol Oates
  • 88 / Emergency Room, Joyce Carol Oates
  • 94 / Compass Rose, Phyllis Janik
  • 96 /

    The Orderly

    , Keith Ratzlaff
  • 97 / D = R x T, R. S. Chapman
  • 97 / Knee Surgery, Parks Lanier
  • 98 / Cal, Ken McCullough
  • 99 / Yes Sergeant!, Fred Abrams
  • 100 / Street Corner Romance, Stephen Dobyns
  • 101 / Multi-animal headed creature, David Sheskin
  • 102 / Charity, Stephen Dobyns
  • 121 /

    The Crossbow Cycle

    , Peter Viereck
  • 136 / Peace Maker, Douglas Worth
  • 157 /

    A Few Words for Malcolm Lowry Echoes From The Ebro

    , Brian Burland
  • 160 / Trouble, Ken Fontenot
  • 162 / On Reading Brecht, Jane Hirshfield
  • 162 / On The Current Events, Jane Hirshfield
  • 163 / American Lit Of Mice and Men, Harold Witt
  • 164 / 1913, Sylvia Moss
  • 164 / Steamer to Feodosiya, Sylvia Moss
  • 165 / Passing Strange, Lloyd Van Brunt
  • 178 /

    The Theory and Practice of Rivers

    , Jim Harrison
  • 208 / Put Your Fingers Down My Throat, Richard Katrovas
  • 210 / What The Persian Cat And The Woman Know, Michael Carrino
  • 211 /

    A Black and Blue Woman

    , Stanley E. Banks
  • 212 /

    The Bookkeeper At H.G. Smithy's

    , Enid Shomer
  • 213 / Apples, Ron De Maris
  • 214 / Before the Flood, Reynolds Price
  • 236 / Our Adopted Son, Barbara Fialkowski
  • 237 / Lines for the Parents of a Marginal Child, Larry Rubin
  • 238 / Triptych: Brn Athyn, Philadelphia, the Farm, Gale Coffin Arnoux
  • 239 / Cinema, Roland Flint
  • 241 / At Bernards', Roland Flint
  • 242 /

    The Wallace Stevens Motel

    , Ted Schaefer
  • 243 / Football Addicts Madonna, Lyn Lifshin
  • 244 / Trapeze Song, Charlotte Nekola
  • 245 / Now We Live by the Sea, Charlotte Nekola
  • Artwork

  • 33 /

    Tom McAfee and John Ciardi In Memoriam, illustration

    , Lucy Masterman
  • 61 /

    Blades of grass, photograph

    , Pablo La Rosa
  • 74 /

    Lion statue, photograph

    , Bob Barrett
  • 77 /

    Inside the cafe, photograph

    , Bob Barrett
  • 81 /

    Godiva store, photograph

    , Bob Barrett
  • 82 /

    French market, photograph

    , Bob Barrett
  • 95 /

    Blades of grass, less clouds, photograph

    , Pablo La Rosa
  • 109 /

    Ana, photograph

    , Margaret Randall
  • 110 /

    Ana II, photograph

    , Margaret Randall
  • 111 /

    Ana III, photograph

    , Margaret Randall
  • 112 /

    Ana IV, photograph

    , Margaret Randall
  • 138 /

    Mulleted man in toga, photograph

    , Lindsey Martin
  • 161 /

    Man in toga reaching, photograph

    , Lindsey Martin
  • 177 /

    Theory and Practice of Rivers, photograph

    , Bob Barrett
  • 184 /

    One Neo Eon, version one, illustration

    , Peter Frawley
  • 188 /

    One Neo Eon, version two, illustration

    , Peter Frawley
  • 200 /

    Stone house, photograph

    , Clark Hendley
  • 209 /

    Female nude, illustration

    , Walt Phillips
  • 216 /

    Woman in black, photograph

    , Anonymous
  • Interview

  • 167 /

    The Physicality Of Poetry: An Interview With Etheridge Knight

    , conducted by Ron Price
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