AGNI 42

Essays

E-mail from Paris

The On-Line World is Also on Fire: A Reply to Sven Birkerts’s The Gutenberg Elegies

Fiction

from The Book of Famous Iowans: Closing Set at the Valencia

In the Camps

from A Crime in the Neighborhood

Instructions to Participant

from A Four-Sided Bed

from The Public Death of Doctor Amin: Chapter II

from Shirley Wants Her Nickel Back: Consolation

Faith

Poetry

A Retiring “Professor of Practicality”

Flesh is Air, Too

Washing Day, Antibes

All I’ve Wanted

Parting

L’enfer n’est pas . . .

By Serge Fauchereau

Translated by Ron Padgett

Les gestes qu’on peut faire . . .

By Serge Fauchereau

Translated by Ron Padgett

Wounded

The Gift

News from Home

To Virgil

By Horace

Translated by David Ferry

To Pyrrhus

By Horace

Translated by David Ferry

To Praise Aelius Lamia

By Horace

Translated by David Ferry

To Lydia

By Horace

Translated by David Ferry

Once I Thought

By Péter Kántor

Translated by Michael Blumenthal & Eszter Fuseki

Hungarian Fall

By Péter Kántor

Translated by Michael Blumenthal & Eszter Fuseki

Dear Ghost . . .

The Young

Little Testament

By Eugenio Montale

Translated by Michael O’Brian

Marcel Duchamp

Everybody Loves the Spring

Crazy 4 U

The Sea Looking On

Real Thing Strange

Face to Face with My Lover on Daito’s Anniversary

By Ikkyu Sojun

Translated by Sam Hamill

My Love’s Dark Place is Fragrant like Narcissus

By Ikkyu Sojun

Translated by Sam Hamill

My Hand Is Lady Mori’s Hand

By Ikkyu Sojun

Translated by Sam Hamill

Night Talk in a Dream Chamber

By Ikkyu Sojun

Translated by Sam Hamill

Elegy

By Ikkyu Sojun

Translated by Sam Hamill

By Piotr Sommer

Translated by Piotr Sommer & M. Kasper

Reviews

Luck: A Grammar No One’s Parsed

Cathleen Schine’s The Love Letter

Fred Marchant’s Tipping Point and Gail Mazur’s The Common

By Jennifer Clarvoe

Translated by Fred Marchant & Gail Mazur

Joe Brainard’s Art

Joseph Lease’s The Room

By Forrest Gander

Translated by Joseph Lease

Chang Rea-Lee’s Native Speaker

Dzivinia Orlowsky’s A Handful of Bees

By Mary Maxwell

Translated by

Paul Goodman

Bruce Smith’s Mercy Seat and Martin Edmunds’s The High Road to Taos

By Don Share

Translated by Bruce Smith & Martin Edmunds

John Wieners: Through This Suspended Vacuum

Austin Wright’s After Gregory: The Suspect Self

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