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Vol. 27, No. 2 | April / May 2002


New Democracy Forum: Crime and Punishment

The Legacies of Collective Violence  Helena Cobban
The Rwandan genocide and the limits of law.

Policing Disorder  Bernard Harcourt
Can we reduce serious crime by punishing petty offenses?

Deadly Symbiosis Loïc Wacquant
Rethinking race and imprisonment in America.


New Fiction Forum

High Art in the Age of Oprah:    James Campbell
   When popular culture meets grand literary ambition: the case of Jonathan Franzen.

Howard Norman: The Canadian Trilogy   Drake Bennett
  


Essay

Where Every Eye's A Guard   Stephen Burt
Rae Armantrout's poetry of suspicion.


On Film

A Beautiful Illusion   Alan A. Stone
John Nash and the Hollywood romance with mental illness.


Poetry

Grand Cascade    Clayton Eshleman
Uncanny Earth, A Funny Thing to Feel    Joshua Green
"not (as though, at last"  Nicholas Laughlin
"what first unfurled"    Nicholas Laughlin
13th Street Is Not called 13th Street. It's Called Baughman.   Edward Mycue
Poltergeist House Eclogue   John Kinsella
Poet's Sampler: James Galvin introduces Emily Wilson
The Fit    Rae Armantrout
Seconds    Rae Armantrout
Pillow Talk   Carmen Gimenez-Rosello
The Walk    Carmen Gimenez-Rosello
house/boat    Julie Carr


Fiction

On Last Thing    Ryan G. Van Cleave



Reviews

Poetry
Doreen Gildroy: The Little Field of Self   Calvin Bedient
Judith Goldman: Vocoder
Cathy Park Hong: Translating Mo'um
Noelle Kocot: 4
Spencer Short: Tremolo
Tom Thompson: Live Feed
Andrew Zawacki: By Reason of Breakings

Jay Wright: Transfigurations: Collected Poems   Steven Meyer

Ciaran Carson: Selected Poems
   Thomas O'Grady
Paul Muldoon: Poems: 1968–1998
Richard Murphy: Collected Poems: 1952–2000


Prose
Stuart Banner: The Death Penalty: An American History   Hugo Adam Bedau
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson et al.: Legal Lynching: The Death Penalty and America's Future
Robert Jay Lifton and Greg Mitchell: Who Owns Death? Capital Punishment, the American Conscience, and the End of Executions Michael Mello: The Wrong Man: A True Story of Innocence on Death Row
Stephen Nathanson: An Eye for An Eye: The Immorality of Punishing by Death
Rev. Carroll Pickett: Within These Walls: Memoirs of a Death House Chaplain
Austin Sarat: When the State Kills: Capital Punishment and the American Condition
Barry Scheck, Peter Neufeld, and Jim Dwyer: Actual Innocence: Five Days to Execution and Other Dispatches from the Wrongly Convicted
Ivan Solotaroff: The Last Face You'll Ever See: The Private Life of the American Death Penalty


Microreviews
Poetry Microreviews



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