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Volume 20, Issue 3 (1990) Fall

Front Matter

Contents

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Facing Pages p. 1-6
David Hamilton

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An Interview with Bharati Mukherjee p. 7-32
Bharati Mukherjee, Clark Blaise, Michael Connell, Jessie Grearson, and Tom Grimes

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Husbandry p. 33-36
Robin Behn

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Midwestern Villanelle p. 37-37
Robin Behn

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Exile p. 38-39
Ioanna-Veronika Warwick

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An Apple Tree for Osip Mandelstam p. 40-40
Ioanna-Veronika Warwick

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Supermarket p. 45-53
Kenneth Bernard

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Fish p. 54-63
Cori Jones

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Arson p. 64-65
Carol J. Pierman

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First Kiss p. 67-67
Arthur Smith

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Black Tulip p. 69-69
Dana Roeser

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Trying to Flee a Dark Bedroom p. 70-70
Christopher Davis

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Trying Not to Tease Him p. 70-71
Christopher Davis

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Beggar p. 72-73
George Angel

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Across These Landscapes of Early Darkness p. 85-86
Dionisio D. Martínez

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1929 p. 87-88
Dionisio D. Martínez

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Bent July Landscape p. 89-89
Catherine French

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Dove p. 90-90
Stanley Plumly

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Doves in January p. 91-91
Stanley Plumly

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The Hoe p. 92-92
Alice B. Fogel

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One Continuous Substance p. 93-93
Albert Goldbarth

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Is There a Midwestern Literature? p. 94-102
Michael J. Rosen

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Penn Concedes His Territories p. 103-110
Michael J. Rosen

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End of Term p. 111-118
Tom Whalen

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[Introduction] p. 119-119

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Change Partners and Dance p. 120-121
Allison Joseph

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Containment p. 123-123
Dean Taciuch

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The Hands p. 124-124
Ray Ronci

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Losing a Breast: Prayer before Surgery p. 125-125
Linda Parsons Burggraf

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Persephone: A Letter Home p. 126-126
Melanie Cockrell

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Possum p. 127-135
Karen Condon

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What's Left of Us p. 136-142
Jill Weaver

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Pray 4 Me p. 143-154
Judith Rose

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On Lewis Shiner's "Slam" p. 155-161
Brooks Landon

Back Matter

About the Cover Image

Our cover image is a third "Liminal Icon" by Hans Breder -- LXVIII, acrylic on board, 10" x 9" (1989). Professor Breder directs the courses in Multimedia and Video Art for the MF A Program in Art at The University of Iowa. Originally from Germany, he has work in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. His work was also represented in the Whitney Biennial Exhibitions of 1987 and 1989 and in a group exhibition of contemporary American art, "Painting Beyond the Death of Painting," in Moscow, 1989.

Editors

Editor
David Hamilton
Managing Editor
Mary Hussmann
Designer
Kay Amert
Assistant Editors
Nicole Cooley
Rochelle Nameroff
James Boyd White
Editorial Assistants
Jon Anderson
Karen E. Bender
Eileen Bartos
James Bernard
Michael Connell
Jan Feeney
Phillip Fieseler
Kristen E. Gandrow
Tom Grimes
Hernán Guaracao-Calderón
Carolyn Jacobson
Heidi Johannesen
Rebecca L. Johnson
Fritz McDonald
Charles McIntyre
Denise Osmundson
Rosemary Regan-Gavin
Margarita Robles
Amy Stewart
Mary Sylwester
Jules van Lieshout
Jennifer Veech
David P. Wall
Brenda Wiebler
Advisory Board
Panayot Butchvarov, Chair
Maria A. Duarte
Eugenia T. McGee
Jeffrey Smith
Fredrick Woodard
Paul Zimmer