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Volume 21, Issue 1 (1991) Winter

Front Matter

Contents

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In the Woop-Woops p. 24-24
Selwyn Pritchard

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Williamstown Beach p. 24-25
Selwyn Pritchard

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Without Barbarians p. 25-26
Selwyn Pritchard

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Washing Up p. 26-26
Selwyn Pritchard

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An Execution in the Country p. 27-27
Naomi Wallace

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The Prisoner p. 28-28
Naomi Wallace

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The Conquistadores p. 28-29
Naomi Wallace

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Vallejo in the Mines of Quivilca p. 29-29
Naomi Wallace

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In the Looking Glass p. 30-30
Naomi Wallace

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Spaces p. 31-31
Fredrick Woodard

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Only You Took Hold p. 31-32
Fredrick Woodard

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Nueva York, New York, 1986 p. 32-33
Fredrick Woodard

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En la Bodega p. 33-34
Fredrick Woodard

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Both Definitions of Save p. 35-75
Albert Goldbarth

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The Lives of the Aunts p. 76-100
Edith Pearlman

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Learning to Dance p. 101-101
Fleda Brown Jackson

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Ballroom Dancing p. 102-102
Fleda Brown Jackson

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Flashlight Tag p. 103-104
Fleda Brown Jackson

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If I Were a Swan p. 104-105
Fleda Brown Jackson

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An Introduction p. 105-106
Fleda Brown Jackson

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Paper Planes p. 107-107
Boyd White

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Jim Barnett's Pigs p. 107-108
Boyd White

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Bloodworms p. 108-109
Boyd White

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The Artificial Heart p. 110-111
Boyd White

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Chrysanthemums p. 112-114
Jane Kenyon

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Climb p. 114-115
Jane Kenyon

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Christa p. 116-142
Sigrid Nunez

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Change at Empoli p. 143-174
Laura Kalpakian

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Waiting for the Body p. 175-176
Maureen Seaton

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The Miracles p. 176-177
Maureen Seaton

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Constance, 1958 p. 177-178
Maureen Seaton

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Brooklyn p. 179-179
Edward Falco

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Magic! p. 179-180
Edward Falco

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Home p. 181-200
Don Kurtz

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Migraine p. 201-201
Ina Cumpiano

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Luna Nueva p. 201-203
Ina Cumpiano

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Advice p. 203-203
Ina Cumpiano

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Visiting Robert Francis with My Son p. 204-204
Stuart Friebert

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Early to Bed p. 205-205
Stuart Friebert

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On Carol Bly's "Backbone" p. 206-210
Lizabeth Carpenter

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Postscript p. 211-221
David Hamilton

Back Matter

About the Cover Image

James Lechay, now of Wellfleet, Mass., has had paintings exhibited in a wide range of museums, including the Metropolitan and Whitney in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, the Corcoran in Washington, the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, the Toledo Museum of Art, the Denver Art Museum, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. For 30 years he was Professor of Art at the University of Iowa. The painting displayed on this cover, by his permission, is oil on canvas, 30" x 33", and was photographed by Jon Van Allen. Its title is "View from the Studio at Samos."

Editors

Editor
David Hamilton
Managing Editor
Mary Hussmann
Designer
Kay Amert
Assistant Editors
Eileen Bartos
Christopher Foster
Rochelle Nameroff
Editorial Assistants
A. J. Cisneros
Kristin J. Cleveland
Hope Edelman
Evan Elliot
Chris Hallman
Alyssa Haywoode
Carolyn Jacobson
Phil Kobylarz
Mary Sylwester
John Smith
Jacob Soll
Craig Stein
N. S. Wilson
Advisory Board
Panayot Butchvarov, Chair
Maria A. Duarte
Eugenia T. McGee
Jeffrey Smith
Fredrick Woodard
Paul Zimmer