AGNI 59

Essays

How to Read the World: Louise Glück’s “Prism”

Tomaz Salamun and His “Tribe”

Domains

Language in Myth, Religion, Saga, and Tale

Shadowboxing: Gentlemen’s Disagreements

Fiction

My Father, the Perfect Man

from The Tardigrade: 8. Permafrost; 9. Pirogi; 15. The Formal Personal Pronoun

Poetry

Geography on a Grapefruit

Window on a Projectionist Rewinding

The Dissection

The Prisoner’s Visitation

Besides Sappho

The Fly

The Aluminum Shop

By Edip Cansever

Translated by Richard Tillinghast

Water

By Edip Cansever

Translated by Richard Tillinghast

Sweet Reality

By Edip Cansever

Translated by Richard Tillinghast

By Hédi Kaddour

Translated by Marilyn Hacker

Autumn Days

By Günter Kunert

Translated by Gerald Chapple

In July

By Günter Kunert

Translated by Gerald Chapple

Herr Greedyguts

By Günter Kunert

Translated by Gerald Chapple

in winter

By Tomaž Šalamun

Translated by Tomaž Šalamun & Elliott Anderson

At Night Rabbits

By Tomaž Šalamun

Translated by Ana Jelnikar & Peter Richards

Stair

By Tomaž Šalamun

Translated by Tomaž Šalamun & Christopher Merrill

Dis Pater

from Yucca Mountain Sequence: i and iii

On Recalling Joel Peter Witkin’s “The Kiss” on a Woodland Walk in Autumn

The hand-breadth of the unknown. Fiction by Vivek Narayanan, Paul West, Martha Cooley, Keith Gessen, Jacob Appel (his “The Frying Finn” coincidentally convergent with the photographs of Finnish-American artist Arno Minkkinen), Chris Abouzeid and Joan Wickersham. A boyhood memoir by Donald Hall. Poetry by Wesley McNair, James Arthur, Edip Cansever, Brian Swann, Judith Vollmer, Jeffrey Harrison, David Hernandez, and others. Louise Glück’s “Prism” essayed by Dan Chiasson, and Tomas Salamun celebrated by Ales Debeljak. Musings on the real and the fabulous by William Pierce. Much more.

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