Volume 34, Number 1, November/December 2012

Table of Contents

Focus: Arab-American Literature

Introduction to Focus: Arab-American Literature after 9/11

pp. 3-4
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The Vernacular Home

p. 5
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Depiction and Reflection

p. 6
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Scars of War and Exile

p. 7
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Layer Cake

p. 8
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Incongruent Optimism

p. 9
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Lyric Fire

p. 10
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Arab-American Poetry as Minor

pp. 10-11
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Lucid Dreaming

pp. 12-13
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Form and Sensuality

pp. 13-14
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Passion and Craft

p. 14
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Anthem for Aziz

p. 15
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Book Reviews

Conceptual Abjection

pp. 16-24
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Steeped in Lore

pp. 17-18
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Incomparable Introduction

p. 18
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Difficult Grandeur

pp. 19-20
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A New Monument

p. 20
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What DFW Left Behind

pp. 21-22
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The Emerging Global Novel

pp. 22-23
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Never Fully Mended

p. 24
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Compass and Chain

p. 25
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Echoes of Joyce

pp. 26-27
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Love and Marriage

pp. 27-28
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Filial Piety

pp. 28-29
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Meter and Rhyme

pp. 29-30
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Departments

March of the Penguins

pp. 2-19
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Scenes: Texas Review Press an interview with Paul Ruffin

p. 31
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