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Volume 83, Number 1, Spring 2009

Table of Contents

Torpor: A meditation on literary hibernation

pp. 7-14 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0195

Sampled Biography, and: Wheels of Steel, and: Seven Days of Falling, and: Winter / Weird Fishes

pp. 15-20 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0202

Blood Elegy: Persephone at Midlife

pp. 21-23 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0209

Mother's Blood, and: Butcher's Skin

pp. 23-24 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0171

In Praise, Ephemera

p. 25 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0178


pp. 26-43 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0185

Witness, and: Ode to Glass, and: Rear Window, and: One Foot, and: Las Meninas / The Maids of Honor

pp. 44-55 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0192

A Prairie Schooner Portfolio

pp. 56-57 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0199


p. 58 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0206

Why I Sang at Dinner

pp. 59-60 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0213

The Scents Only the Heart Can Follow

pp. 60-61 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0175

Just When She Thought It Was Safe

pp. 61-63 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0182

from "Seraph"

pp. 63-64 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0189

The Edge

pp. 65-66 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0197

Lisbon Revisited (1984)

pp. 66-67 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0204

Elvis's Stained Glass Peacocks

pp. 68-69 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0211

Prometheus in Santa Barbara

pp. 69-70 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0173


pp. 70-71 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0180

Lingua Franca

pp. 71-72 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0187

In My New Novel

pp. 73-74 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0194

Throwing Fruit

pp. 74-75 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0201

The Rain on the Wheat Fields Ends, and: Thinking of Fear, and: As I Was Taken from my Parents' House, and: We Met in a Dream

pp. 76-81 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0208


pp. 81-82 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0170


pp. 82-84 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0177

Untitled, and: Summarized Autobiography of Adília Lopes, and: The Marquis of Chamilly to Marianna Alcoforado, and: Falling Asleep

pp. 85-89 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0184


pp. 90-103 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0191

Men of Letters, and: In Crow Country

pp. 104-105 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0198

Rapt, and: In Praise of Proprioception, and: Grotesques

pp. 105-108 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0205

When in the Hour, and: Fulling

pp. 109-110 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0212

The Sweet Spot

pp. 111-126 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0174

The Weight of the Dislodged, and: Theory of Disappearance

pp. 127-128 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0181

Mary, and: White, and: Some Things Tear Shaped

pp. 128-131 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0188

Diary of Mary Dodge Woodward, and: Diary from a Tomato Cannery, 1912, and: Diary of Joyce Mary Horner

pp. 131-141 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0196

A Grand Canyon

pp. 142-155 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0203

Primary School, and: Spring, Again, and: Sarah

pp. 156-158 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0210

The Chameleon's Tale, and: African Violets, and: The Bear

pp. 159-162 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0172

Restoration, and: Leaving a Mark, and: Small Voyages, and: Schooldays

pp. 163-166 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0179

In the Cards

pp. 167-173 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0186

The Perfect Life, and: Plenty, and: What Men Want, and: On the Airplane, and: The Mistaken

pp. 174-182 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0193


Grace, Fallen from (review)

pp. 183-184 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0200

The Solitary Vice: Against Reading (review)

pp. 184-188 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0207

The Conference on Beautiful Moments (review)

pp. 188-192 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0214

Big-Eyed Afraid (review)

pp. 192-193 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0176

Necessary Deaths (review)

pp. 194-198 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0215

The Fall of Troy (review)

pp. 198-199 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0183



pp. 201-205 | DOI: 10.1353/psg.0.0190

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