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The Georgia Review Fall 1988

Table of Contents


A Snapping Turtle in June

by Franklin Burroughs Jr.

Fighting Words: Unlearning to Write the Critical Essay

by Jane Tompkins

The Pre-Natal Mountain: Vision and Irony in Recent Irish Poetry

by Seamus Heaney

Out of Place

by Elizabeth Merica

Between Seasons

by Jean Burden

Blessed Coming Off Ladders

by Pamela Gross

Every Day There Are New Memos & Academic Subjects

by Rodney Jones

How Shall We Sing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land? & Heat Lightning in a Time of Drought

by Andrew Hudgins

In Cedar Grove Cemetery

by John Engels

October 15th

by Laura Fargas

The Earth Is Round

by David Barber

The Sounds of Rain

by Seamus Heaney

Travel Silk

by Karen Donovan

Triage & Joy

by Lisel Mueller

Biography As Comic Opera, As Melodrama, As Legal Fiction (on In Search of J. D. Salinger by Ian Hamilton)

by Sanford Pinsker

Failure and the Harlem Renaissance (on Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance by Houston A. Baker, Jr. & Color, Sex and Poetry: Three Women Writers of the Harlem Renaissance by Gloria T. Hull)

by William L. Howard

on Ezra Pound: The Solitary Volcano by John Tytell

by J. T. Barbarese

on Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe by David Herbert Donald

by Timothy Dow Adams

on The Bosom Serpent: Folklore and Popular Art by Harold Schechter

by Stephen Corey

on The Essays of Virginia Woolf. Vol. 1 by Andrew McNeillie

by Carol Camper

on The Haw Lantern by Seamus Heaney

by Victor Luftig & Steven Reese

on The Servant’s Hand: English Fiction from Below by Bruce Robbins

by Kieran Quinlan

on Tradition Counter Tradition: Love and the Form of Fiction by Joseph Allen Boone

by Barbara Croft

The Achievement of Richard Ellmann (on Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellmann & Four Dubliners: Oscar Wilde, William Butler Yeats, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett by Richard Ellmann)

by R. B. Kershner

The Work Being Done: Five New Books (on Evening Wind by Robert Mezey; Next by Lucille Clifton; Women Hoping for Rain by David Tillinghast; What We Say to Strangers by Barbara Drake; & Letter at the End of Winter by Don Stap)

by Greg Kuzma


Fall 1988