New Letters magazine

Volume 45 No. 1 (fall, 1978)

  • Editor's Note

  • 125 /

    On Obscurity: Is Our Culture Too Pop?

    , David Ray
  • Essays & Articles

  • 4 /

    Preface: A Past Worth Remembering

    , David Ray
  • 12 /

    Eleven California Poets: A Selection by Quinton David, Introduction

    , Quinton Duval
  • 107 /

    Let the Riddles Be Your Key

    , William M. Ryan
  • Fiction

  • 5 / Go See Eddie, J. D. Salinger
  • 33 / St. Louis Woman, Ishmael Reed
  • 49 / Dies Irae, Joyce Carol Oates
  • 66 /

    The Circuit Rider

    , Carolyn Osborn
  • 99 /

    The Seventh Day

    , George H. Gurley, Jr.
  • Poetry

  • 13 / Count Us, Tom Crawford
  • 13 / Aunt Mary, Tom Crawford
  • 15 / fever, Susan Davis
  • 16 / parting gesture, Susan Davis
  • 17 / letter from Giuseppa Marsela to her mother after walking 2,000 miles, Martha Evans
  • 17 / surroundings, Martha Evans
  • 18 / Anna La Noia, Sandra Gilbert
  • 20 / Diego, Mary Julia
  • 20 / Church Bells, Mary Julia
  • 21 / Home Again, Thomas Mitchell
  • 22 / Talking It Over, Thomas Mitchell
  • 22 / Like Children We Sing, Dennis Schmitz
  • 23 / Auto-, Dennis Schmitz
  • 24 / Asking, Philip Levine
  • 27 / learning to keep quiet about it, Krissy Wood
  • 27 / Going home, Krissy Wood
  • 29 / Reno Journal, Jim Young
  • 30 / Elk Horn, The, Jim Young
  • 30 / In the Poet's World, Jim Young
  • 31 / This Morning's Shiver, Gary Thompson
  • 32 / To Cover You, Gary Thompson
  • 32 / Like Being at Home, Gary Thompson
  • 37 /

    The African, translated by Hartmut Schnell 

    , Rolf Dieter Brinkman
  • 38 /

    Journey to the Northern Gardens, translated by Hartmut Schnell

    , Rolf Dieter Brinkman
  • 40 /

    Imploring Words of Friendship to the Second Person, translated by Nicholas Kolumban

    , Sandor Csoori
  • 41 /

    Wait Until It's Evening, translated by Nicholas Kolumban

    , Sandor Csoori
  • 42 /

    My Mother, translated by Nicholas Kolumban

    , Attila Jozsef
  • 44 /

    Second Eclogue, translated by Emery George

    , Miklos Radnoti
  • 45 /

    Let's go, translated by Stuart Friebert and Claudia Johnson

    , Karl Krolow
  • 46 /

    We were young, translated by Claudia Johnson

    , Karl Krolow
  • 46 /

    All in one breath, translated by Claudia Johnson

    , Karl Krolow
  • 47 /

    Half a melon, translated by Stuart Friebert and Claudia Johnson

    , Karl Krolow
  • 55 / Valley, The, Mary Swayer
  • 55 / Ode to Niel, Rhonda Webb
  • 56 / Metastasis, Karen Schwartze
  • 57 / Close Out, Julie Williams
  • 58 / Gonna Fly Now, Patricia Nickles
  • 59 / How Did It Sound?, Mike Smith
  • 60 / Sweet mood come down on me, Cindy Rutcosky
  • 61 / Three poems from Lockhart Elementary School, Anonymous
  • 62 / Fire!, Chuck Hendley
  • 62 / Charlie's Angels, Chuck Hendley
  • 63 / Led by Hazel-Rah, Ricky Kastner
  • 64 /

    The Man Next Door

    , James McKinley, Jr.
  • 64 / Mallorca, James McKinley, Jr.
  • 65 /

    The Big Monopoly Game

    , Leo Lyke
  • 65 / My Car, Samuel Ray
  • 91 / Letter to Paul Robeson, Isabella Gardner
  • 93 / Your Fearful Symmetries (For Alice Neel), Isabella Gardner
  • 95 / Card Island or Cod Island?, Isabella Gardner
  • 96 / Cockchafer, Isabella Gardner
  • 97 / Mountains, Rivers, and Caribbea, Andrew Salkey
  • 98 / Caribbea's Wall, Andrew Salkey
  • 105 / On Stealing Paterson I from the Cincinnati Public Library, Richard Carl Zbornik
  • Reviews & Commentaries

  • 113 /

    A Countdown at Eighty by Henry Chapin

    , William A. Bauhan
  • 115 /

    Yonnondio: From the Thirties by Tillie Olsen

    , Jack Conroy
  • 117 /

    A Blessing Outside Us by Hilda Morley

    , Lisa Kaufman
  • 118 /

    Review of writing by Hilda Morley, Ernest Seeman, and Jane Bowles

    , Conger Beasley Jr.
  • 120 /

    Shrovetide in Old New Orleans by Ishmael Reed

    , Robert M. Farnsworth
  • 120 /

    Door to the Sun by Ralph J. Mills, Jr.

    , Jon Barlow Hudson
  • 121 /

    Ikael Torass by N. D. Williams

    , Andrew Salkey
  • 122 /

    A Petrakis Reader by Harry Mark Petrakis

    , Barbara Housh
  • 123 /

    Modern Hungarian Poetry edited by Miklos Vajdas

    , Victor Contoski
  • 123 /

    The Afterlife by Larry Lewis

    , Michael Sheridan
  • Artwork

  • 0 /

    Young girl in white nightgown, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 0 /

    William and Lionel Tennyson with Julia Marshall, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 3 /

    Two young girls in dresses, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 10 /

    Little girl clutching toy horse, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 19 /

    Children of Hassard Dodgson, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 28 /

    Irene, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 43 /

    Jamie Campbell, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 48 /

    Two girls and a violin, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 57 /

    Three girls lounging in the grass, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 60 /

    Irene, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 66 /

    Older woman in black, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 80 /

    George and Lily Scott MacDonald, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 94 /

    Family with three children, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
  • 127 /

    Little girl on divan, photograph

    , Lewis Carroll
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