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April/May 2001

A forum on faith and politics with Eva Thorne, Eugene Rivers, Lani Guinier, Alan Wolfe, Julianne Malveaux, Manning Marable, and others. Susie Linfield on photojournalism. William Scheuerman on the complicated legacy of Carl Schmitt. Bill Marx on the kinky modernism of Alberto Moravia; James Crumley remembers Richard Yates. Plus, fiction by Pauls Toutonghi; poetry by Brenda Hillman, Paul Hoover, and Pattie McCarthy; Corey Robin on Arno Mayer, microreviews, and more.

 

Forum 

Faith in Politics? 
WHY BLACK AMERICA NEEDS A NEW POLITICS—AND HOW THE BLACK CHURCH MIGHT DELIVER ONE
EVA T. THORNE AND EUGENE F. RIVERS III
RESPONSES FROM LANI GUINIER, CATHY J. COHEN, J. PHILLIP THOMPSON, RONALD J. SIDER, ALAN WOLFE, JULIANNE MALVEAUX, ELLEN WILLIS, PETER DREIER, AND MANNING MARABLE. THORNE AND RIVERS REPLY.

Essays
Uses and misuses of photojournalism
Susie Linfield
Carl Schmitt’s complicated legacy
William Scheuerman
Fiction
Pauls Toutonghi
New Fiction Forum
Alberto Moravia’s kinky, subversive realism is back in print
Bill Marx
Joyce Hackett
Randall Curb
Jennifer Howard
Roger Boylan
A friend and student remembers Richard Yates
James Crumley
Nonfiction Review
Corey Robin
Poetry Reviews
Ethan Paquin
Edited by Michael S. Harper and Anthony Walton
Tina Barr
Andrew Zawacki
John D’Agata
Poetry
Introduced by Cole Swensen
Katherine Soniat
Charles North
Sarah Manguso
Harriet Zinnes
Spencer Short
James Cervantes
Brenda Hillman
David Antin
Paul Hoover
On Film
Roger Donaldson’s Thirteen Days
Alan A. Stone

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