January/February 2016

The New Nature

Jedediah Purdy debates

Jo Guldi, Jairus Grove, Robert Paarlberg, Andreas Malm, David Keith, Anna Tsing, Ugo Mattei, Vandana Shiva, Paul Waldau, and Roy Scranton.


 

Editors’ Note

Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen
 

Foundations

Dispatch: Weaponizing Syria’s Water
Alisa Reznick
 
Made in America: Survey Says . . .
Claude Fischer
 
Wonders: Rethinking Evolution
Anne Fausto-Sterling
 

Private Life

Pigs

Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
 

Fiction

The Visigoths
Olivia Clare
 

Books & Ideas

Carbon on Campus
David G. Victor
 
To Be and To Do
Giorgio Agamben’s Luso dei corpi. Homo sacer, IV, 2
Leland de la Durantaye
 
Beyond Freedom and Equality
The Democratic Value of Dignity
Nick Bromell


On Poetry

Poet’s Sampler

Uyen Hua introduced by Chris Nealon
 

A Strange and Quiet Fullness
Charles Simic’s The Life of Images and The Lunatic
Robert Archambeau
 
The Volatile I
Alejandra Pizarnik’s Extracting the Stone of Madness 
Johannes Goransson
 
 
Microreviews of Juan Felipe Herrera’s Notes on the Assemblage; Caroline Knox’s To Drink Boiled Snow; Leopoldine Core’s Veronica Bench; Susie Timmons’s Superior Packets; and Danielle Vogel’s Between Grammars
 

On Film

Blooming, Buzzing Experience
Alice Rohrwacher’s The Wonders
Alan A. Stone
 

Poems

Luminaires and The City of Fremont Streets Department
John Mullen
 
What Made it Good
Allyson Paty
 
These Miles
Aaron Coleman
 
Parade
Bret Shepard
 
moon as my witness and scrapers parody buddha
Amber Atiya
 
The Words,
Mark Irwin
 
want (18) and want (19)
Rusty Morrison
 
Oddities
Barbara Tramonte
 
Footnoting Biggie Lyrics Like Why Christmas Missed Us
David Tomas Martinez
 
 
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