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The Georgia Review Spring 1981

Table of Contents


E. R. A. for Hemingway: A Feminist Defense of “A Farewell to Arms”

by Joyce Wexler

H. L. Mencken and Equal Rights for Women

by Edward A. Martin

Robert Penn Warren, aet. 75

by Malcolm Cowley

Survival In and Of “The Painted Bird”: The Career of Jerzy Kosinski

by Geoffrey Harpham

The Invention of the Real

by Richard Stern

The Left Bank Apéritifs of Jean Rhys and Ernest Hemingway

by Irene Thompson

Two Such Silver Currents

by Frank MacShane

A Gift of Time

by Leon V. Driskell

From the Bottom Up

by Leigh Allison Wilson


by Calvin Thomas

“Dear Old Stockholm”

by Michael S. Harper

Alpine Museum

by Allen Grossman


by Jonathan Holden

Fear and Trembling

by Robert Penn Warren

Feeding the Dead

by Pamela Kircher

For a Friend Going Home

by Paul H. Cook

For Your Future Reference

by Otis C. Williams, Jr


by Jim Barnes


by Julia Mishkin


by Judith Ferster

Nobody Lives on Arthur Godfrey Boulevard

by Gerald Costanzo

The Great Poems

by Greg Kuzma

The Red Moon

by Joan Joffe Hall

The Stagger of the Wind That I Think Is Your Turning

by Jane Miller

The Travellers

by Elizabeth Spires

To My Son at Fourteen

by Richard Haley

To the Monstrous Regiment: A Love Song, 1914

by Martha McFerren

Women in the Rain

by Catherine Rutan

An “Eye” for an “I”: American Romantic Painting of the Nineteenth Century (on “A Man of Genius”: The Art of Washington Allston, 1779-1843 by William H. Gerdts, Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr.; & American Light: The Luminist Movement, 1850-1875; Paintings, Drawings, Photo Graphs by John Wilmerding)

by Brian J. Wolf

Bagging the Woodchuck, and Letting Go (on Saul Bellow: Drumlin Woodchuck by Mark Harris)

by Sanford Pinsker

on China Men by Maxine Hong Kingston

by Linda Kauffman

on Shadow Over the Promised Land: Slavery, Race and Violence in Melville’s America by Carolyn Karcher

by Alan Nadel

Purity and Impurity in Poetry (on Caviare at the Funeral by Louis Simpson; White Center by Richard Hugo; The Right Madness on Skye by Richard Hugo; & Descending Figure by Louise Glück)

by Peter Stitt

Querns, Queries, and Quahogs: Walker Percy’s Reviewers on Review (on The Second Coming by Walker Percy)

by Wyatt Prunty

The Survival of Black Literature and Its Criticism (on The Journey Back: Issues in Black Literature and Criticism by Houston A. Baker, Jr.; The Second Black Renaissance: Essays in Black Literature by C. W. E. Bigsby; Chant of Saints: A Gathering of Afro-American Literature, Art, and Scholarship by Michael S. Harper, Robert B. Stepto; & From Behind the Veil: A Study of Afro-American Narrative by Robert B. Stepto)

by John Oliver Perry

The Woolfs and Other Lions (on Bloomsbury: A House of Lions by Leon Edel; Woman of Letters: A Life of Virginia Woolf by Phyllis Rose; Virginia Woolf by Michael Rosenthal;& The Wise Virgins by Leonard Woolf, Ian Parsons)

by E. C. Bufkin

What Price Hollywood? (on The Inquisition In Hollywood: Politics in the Film Community, 1930-1960 by Larry Ceplair, Steven Englund; & Hollywood Goes to War: Films and American Society, 1939-52 by Colin Shindler)

by Gerald Weales

The Study of Consciousness: An Interview with Walker Percy

by Linda Whitney Hobson & Walker Percy


Spring 1981