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Summer 1997

Editor's Note
About the contributors to this issue


NEW DEMOCRACY FORUM: Getting Wages in Gear

Equity with Employment Robert H. Haveman

Too Optimistic? Robert M. Solow 
European Distinctions Fritz W. Schwarpf 
A World of Difference Rebecca M. Blank 
For A Living Wage Arnie Graf and Jonathan Lange 
Political Considerations Benjamin I. Page 
Robert Haveman Responds

Poet's Sampler Marie Ponsot introduces Emily Fragos

Innocence (film essay) Alan A. Stone
A high-culture docudrama presents a profoundly misleading portrait of mental disorder.

Goshen Gap (poem) Katherine Soniat

SPECIAL SECTION: The Right to Die

A Right to Choose Death F. M. Kamm 
Beyond the Call of Duty Vivian Rothstein 

Epistle of the Shipwreck (poem) Maria Baranda

The Master's Hand (story) W. D. Wetherell

Holiday Bunting (poem) David Baker

LESSONS FROM A HOAX: Responses to the Araki Yasusada Affair

Barn Doorway in July (poem) John Peck

Thunderstruck (poem) Allen Grossman

Poetry Reviews

Prose Reviews
Jeffrey Gustavson The Spears of Twilight: Life and Death in the Amazon Jungle by Philippe Descola, translated by Janet Lloyd 
Peter McCarthy The Speed Queen by Stewart O'Nan 
Gene H. Bell-Villada Women of the Far Right by Glen Jeansonne 
Molly McQuade Zara and Teiresias by Meredith Steinbach 
Poetry Microreviews
Mary Jo Bang Mecox Road by Marc Cohen
Tom Sleigh Evenings and Avenues by Stuart Dischell
Mark Wunderlich In the Belly by David Gewanter
Christopher Patton Sun Under Wood by Robert Hass
Mark Wunderlich We Have Gone to the Beach by Cynthia Huntington
E. J. McAdams Laments by Jan Kochanowski
Mary Jo Bang Through One Tear by Edward Nobles
Tom Thompson The Willow Grove by Laurie Sheck
Matthea Harvey Walking the Black Cat by Charles Simic
Timothy Donnelly 707 Scott Street by John Wieners
Prose Microreviews
Rosemary Pepper Bloodhounds by Peter Lovesey
Jay A. Fernandez Tumble Home by Amy Hempel
Phil Leggiere Wall Street by Doug Henwood
Christopher Cahill The Complete Fiction of W. M. Spackman by W. M. Spackman
Mark Harril Saunders Bear and His Daughter: Stories by Robert Stone
Edwin Frank Notes on the Cinematographer by Robert Bresson
Edwin Frank History or Messages from History by Gertrude Stein
Adam Kirsch Within the Context of No Context by George W. S. Trow


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