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October/November 1999

A New Environmentalism Takes Root

A debate on the new environmentalism, led by Charles Sabel, Archon Fung, and Bradley Karkkainen, with responses by Cass Sunstein, Daniel J. Fiorino, Matt Wilson and others. Stewart O’Nan on the lost fiction of Richard Yates, Michael Greenberg on the art of borrowed fiction. H. Allen Orr on religion vs. science. Seyla Benhabib on Hannah Arendt, Martin Heidegger, and the fate of the personal. Plus, fiction by Scott Blackwod, poetry by Prageeta Sharma, Mac Wellman, and Judith Taylor, and more.

 

Forum 

Beyond Backyard Environmentalism NOW A BOOK! 
HOW COMMUNITIES ARE QUIETLY REFASHIONING ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION
CHARLES SABEL, ARCHON FUNG, AND BRADLEY KARKKAINEN
RESPONSES FROM MATT WILSON AND ERIC WELTMAN, DANIEL J. FIORINO, THEODORE J LOWI, DEWITT JOHN, JACQUELINE SAVITZ, LAWRENCE SUSSKIND, DANIEL FARBER, JASON F. SHOGREN, AND CASS R. SUNSTEIN. SABEL, FUNG, AND KARKKAINEN RESPOND.

Essays

Can religion and science be happily reconciled?
H. Allen Orr
The public life of Hannah Arendt’s private life
Seyla Benhabib
Fiction
Scott Blackwood
New Fiction Forum
Why a great writer of the Age of Anxiety slipped out of print
Stewart O’Nan
Pia Pera, Lo’s Diary
Sena Jeter Nusland, Ahab’s Wife
Michael Greenberg
Miranda Seymour, Summer of ’39
Laura Henrie, Remember Me
Donna Seaman
A novelist and his reviewer debate the literary representation of Hitler
Melvin Jules Bukiet and Ron Hansen
Remembering Neurotica, the short-lived journal of the Beats
James Campbell
James Hynes
Paul Gediman
Jennifer Howard
Poetry
Introduced by Forrest Gander
Richard Meier
Judith Taylor
Reginald Shepherd
Emily Fragos
Barbara Fischer
Eric Ormsby
Mac Wellman
Stephanie Strickland
On Film
George Lucas’s The Phantom Menace
Alan A. Stone

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