Volume 9, Number 2, 1986

Table of Contents

From: The Missouri Review

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Contributors' Notes

p. I
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Foreword

pp. 5-8
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Poetry

Milk, and: The Transmigration of Souls

pp. 9-10
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Milk

p. 9
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The Transmigration of Souls

p. 10
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The Artist

p. 11
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The Clowns of Shipolovi, and: Children of Sacaton, and: Tai Song

pp. 12-15
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The Clowns of Shipolovi

p. 12
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Children of Sacaton

p. 13
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Tai Song

pp. 14-15
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The House of Mystery

pp. 16-18
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For An Exchange of Rings

p. 43
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Heat Wave: Liberty, Missouri

pp. 44-45
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Out for the Evening

pp. 46-47
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The Origami Heart

p. 48
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For the Wren Trapped in a Cathedral, and: The Favorite Dance of the Deaf and Blind Beggar

pp. 144-147
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For the Wren Trapped in a Cathedral

pp. 144-145
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The Favorite Dance of the Deaf and Blind Beggar

pp. 146-147
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Survey: Last Reading

pp. 148-149
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For William Cowper, and: Blueprint

pp. 150-152
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For William Cowper

pp. 150-151
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Blueprint

p. 152
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Vespers: The Balcony, and: Eclogue

pp. 153-155
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Vespers: The Balcony

p. 153
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Eclogue

pp. 154-155
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Zimmerhouse, and: Flight to Canada

pp. 186-189
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Zimmerhouse

pp. 186-187
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Flight to Canada

pp. 188-189
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Night Waitress

pp. 190-191
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In the Shtetl

pp. 192-193
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Hollow, and: Dear Everyone

pp. 194-196
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Hollow

pp. 194-195
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Dear Everyone

p. 196
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After Rain, and: Speaking Of The South: 1961

pp. 201-203
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After Rain

p. 201
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Speaking Of The South: 1961

pp. 202-203
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The Big Dipper

p. 204
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Dark Birds

p. 205
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Green Pepper

p. 206
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Closing Up House

p. 207
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Ninety-six Line, and: Blizzard

pp. 208-210
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Ninety-six Line

pp. 208-209
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Blizzard

p. 210
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The Tom McAfee Discovery Feature

For a Friend in the Hospital, and: Arrival at the Cabin, and: Hornets' Nest, and: Returning to Cuttyhunk, and: Poem, and: Butterflies, and: The Peacock Flounder: (The Boston Aquarium)

pp. 65-74
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For a Friend in the Hospital

p. 67
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Arrival at the Cabin

p. 68
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Hornets' Nest

p. 69
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Returning to Cuttyhunk

pp. 70-71
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Poem

p. 72
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Butterflies

p. 73
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The Peacock Flounder: (The Boston Aquarium)

p. 74
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Interviews

An Interview with John Edgar Wideman

pp. 75-103
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Fiction

Country Things

pp. 19-31
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The Log of the Pipistrel

pp. 32-42
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News

pp. 104-109
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G-2

pp. 110-117
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Whittle

pp. 118-126
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Meet SeƱor Kaposi

pp. 156-159
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Suite 1306

pp. 160-164
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Nelcedelia

pp. 197-200
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Chambers Famous Bar

pp. 211-220
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Essays

Never Say Never: Ray Mancini's Last Fight

pp. 49-64
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The Immortal Conversation: Culture as the Web of Talk

pp. 127-143
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Neurotic: Studies in Interior Distancing in the Films of Woody Allen

pp. 165-185
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Drifting

pp. 221-231
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