Apr/May 2006

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An Encounter with Andrew Harvey
On the chair in the corner is a large open case containing silk neckties and cuff links and watches, and I look them over. There's also a box full of wrapped presents, with little labels on them. One says "Leila." There isn't one for me. But I'm not entirely disappointed.  
John Palcewski


Hemingway: Christian Manqué
This is poet Ezra Pound's Jesus, a man's man who "cried not a cry when they drave the nails." It is also the resolute and imperturbable Jesus of Hemingway's early playlet "Today Is Friday." Here, Jesus merges with Hemingway's "code hero"--a tough, self-defined individual who rolls with the punches.  
Gary Sloan


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