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November/December 1992

After the Cold War: A Debate on Cooperative Security

Randall Forsberg and Stephen Van Evera on cooperative security after the Cold War, with responses by Hayward R. Alker, Jr., Steven Miller, Joanne Landy, and others. Also: Neil Gordon on Black Sparrow Press, responses to Eugene Rivers’s “On the Responsibility of Intellectuals in the Age of Crack,” and more.

Editor’s Note

Around Town: “Corporal Politics” Comes to M.I.T.


After the Cold War: A Debate on Cooperative Security
Randall Forsberg and Stephen Van Evera, with responses by Hayward R. Alker, Jr., Jonathan Dean, Carl Kaysen, Joanne Landy, Steven Miller, Jane M. O. Sharp. Forsberg and Van Evera reply.


Running in a Country of Rain
Michael Spence

Poet’s Sampler
Ira Sadoff introduces Mary Ruefle

Purity and Survival: John Martin and Black Sparrow Press
Neil Gordon

March of Dimes
Maxine Rodburg

After the Birth of Our First Child
Tina Quinn Durham


Brief Reviews

New and Selected Poems by Mary Oliver
Robin Becker

Larabi’s Ox: Stories of Morocco by Tony Ardizzone
Adam Begley

Meetings With Time by Carl Dennis
Don Colburn

Correspondence Between the Stonehaulers by Jack Agüeros
Alan Gilbert

Truck Stop Rainbows: A Road Novel by Iva Pekárková
Alexandra Johnson

The Last Magician by Janette Turner Hospital
Deborah Noyes


Readers’ Forum
Letters from Adetokunbo Knowles Borishade, Farah Jasmine Griffin, and john a. powell

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