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December 2002/January 2003

 

Civil liberties after 9/11 with David Cole, Bonnie Honig, Amitai Etzioni, Juliette Kayyem, Alan Dershowitz, Laurence Tribe, and others. In the New Fiction Forum, Roger Boylan journeys through the glamorous, doomed world of Alan Furst. Robert S. Boynton examines the strange case of Masud Khan, the “fallen angel” of psychoanalysis. The winner of the Tenth Annual Short Story Contest is announced. Seyla Benhabib reviews Richard Wolin’s Heidegger’s Children, Mark Lilla’s The Reckless Mind, and Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem. Karen Volkman looks at the Collected Works of Lorine Niedecker, rural Wisconsin’s exhilarating, lost poet. New poems by Dorothea Tanning, Richard Howard, and John Latta, and more.

 

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Civil Liberties after 9/11

DAVID COLE

RESPONSES FROM BONNIE HONIG, AMATAI ETZIONI, GERALD NEUMAN, JULIETTE KAYYEM, PHILIP A. THOMAS, ALAN DERSHOWITZ, OREN GROSS, HIROSHI MOTOMURA, LAURENCE TRIBE, WENDY KAMINER, AND MARI MATSUDA. DAVID COLE REPLIES.


Essays
The strange case of Masud Khan
Robert S. Boynton
Fiction
Winner of the Tenth Annual Boston Review Short Story Contest
Gale Renee Walden
New Fiction Forum
Alan Furst’s glamorous, doomed world
Roger Boylan
Writing the madness of war
Natasha Radojcic-Kane
Nonfiction Reviews
Richard Wolin’s Heidegger’s Children, Mark Lilla’s The Reckless World, and Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem
Seyla Benhabib
Poetry Reviews
Lorine Niedecker’s Collected Works
Karen Volkman
Alice Notley’s Disobedience
Brian Kim Stefans
Alan Shapiro’s Song and Dance
Brian Henry
Poetry
Introduced by Reginald Shepherd
Richard Howard
John Latta
John Latta
Jennifer Scappettone
Dorothea Tanning
Dorothea Tanning
Brian Teare
Rebecca Wolff
On Film
Zhang Yimou’s Happy Times
Alan A. Stone 

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