Number 8 (1978) Ciphers and Tropes, Palinodes and Parodies

Sponsored by the Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism

Front Matter



The Fabula Rasa of Dada
Laura P. Rice-Sayre


Palinode, or Troping the Modern
Richard J. Scaldini


Hugo Ball: Verse Without Words
Rudolf E. Kuenzli


Korean Ciphers
David W. Seaman


Metapoetic Variations
Daniel Rivas


Desnos and a Mythic Fard
Richard H. Zakarian


Nadja Revisited: A Feminist Approach
Gloria Feman Orenstein


Joyce Mansour's Bestiary
Marilyn Gaddis Rose


Ted Hughes, Surrealist?
Rob Jackaman

Back Matter

Cover Image

Responsible for no.8


Mary Ann Caws

Editorial Board

  • Anna Balakian
  • Michel Beaujour
  • LeRoy Breunig
  • Robert Champigny
  • Renée Riese Hubert
  • Edith Kern
  • J. H. Matthews
  • Gregory Rabassa
  • Michael Riffaterre
  • Eric Sellin

Film Editor

Manuel L. Grossman

Poetry Consultant

Micharl Benedikt

Editorial Consultants

  • Robert Motherwell
  • William Rubin
  • Michel Sanouillet

Assistant Editor

Anne M. Demerle

Cover Design

Rochelle Wyner