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NEW SERIES NUMBER 10 (October 2001)

CONTENTS

About the Cover 5

Academy of American Poets Nominations
for US Postage Stamps 6

Introduction 7

THEMES

The Osmotic Mandala: On the Nature of Boundaries in E. E. Cummings' Poetry                                           9
Etienne Terblanche

Cummings' Dark Night: Symbolic Designs of Rise and Fall in the Poetry and Prose                                       23
Antonio Ruiz Sánchez

POEMS

An Analysis of Two Poems by E. E. Cummings            31
Iain Landles

Appreciating Cummings' "(im)c-a-t(mo)"                      44
John Pollock

I paint (my poems), therefore i am: The Visibility of Language and Its Epistemological Implications for the ‘i’ in E.E. Cummings’ Poetry    48
Gudrun Grabher

OUR FEATURED POETS

My Tribute to E. E.: Five Poems                                  58
Jessica J. Vanden Berg

Four Suites                                                                                     65
John Tagliabue



CONNECTIONS

missing mr u (not)                                                                         70
Philip Gerber

Doveglion: The E. E. Cummings / José Garcia Villa Connection     102
John Edwin Cowen

CUMMINGS INTO JAPANESE

"& sun &"                                                                                     110
Yasuo Fujitomi


THE GERALD LOCKLIN ALA PANEL

Wish They All Could Be California Writers                                    112
John Michael Brantingham and Mike Haven

The Toad's Wild Ride Continues: The Literary Art of Gerald Locklin From the 1990's    
Robert Headley                                                                             118

Gerald Locklin: The Hobgoblin of American Poetry                         122
Michael Basinski

Locklin, The Beats, and Bukowski                                                  128
Norman Friedman

Interview with Gerald Locklin 12-23-00                                          138
Tricia Cherin



FOUR POETS

Three by Tony Quagliano                                                                  143
Five by Thomas Dorsett                                                                    145
Five by George Held                                                                         150
Three by Tricia Cherin                                                                      153



FORM AND TECHNIQUE IN THE POETRY

Modernism, Cummings' Meta-Sonnets, and Chimneys                        155
Gillian Huang-Tiller

Use, Disuse, and Abuse of Capitals in is 5                                           173
Cécile Cormier

E. E. Cummings' "Melopoetics"                                                            185
Martina Antretter

POEMS

Keith Mahone, E. M. Schorb, Travis Chaney,
and Henry J. Tokarski                                                                        198

REVIEW

Richard Kostelanetz and John Rocco, eds., AnOther E. E. Cummings 200
Taimi Olsen

NEWS, NOTES, AND CORRESPONDENCE 203



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