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The Paris Review No. 42, Winter-Spring 1968

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Whitmanitus and verse symphonies: Conrad Aiken on the Art of Poetry.

Blaise Cendrars on Gustave Lerouge and Arthur Cravan.

Stories by Leonard Michaels and Mordecai Richler. Poems by Lewis MacAdams and Peter Schjeldahl.

Table of Contents

Fiction

Thomas Glynn, Except for the Sickness I'm Quite Healthy Now. You Can Believe That

Steve Katz, The Sweet Salento, With Edmond Kulik, and Peter Stern Among the Woptimists

Leonard Michaels, Fingers and Toes

Mordecai Richler, A Liberal Education

Thomas Sterling, Bedlam's Rent

Interview

Conrad Aiken, The Art of Poetry No. 9  Full Text

Poetry

Andre du Bouchet, Four Poems

Jacques Dupin, Two Poems

Dick Gallup, Relaxation

Allen Ginsberg, City Midnight Junk Strains

John Giorno, Rose

Allan Kaplan, July Poem

George Kimball, Poem

Kenneth Koch, Five Poems

David Lehman, Traces

Lewis Macadams, The Volume of Water

Gerard Malanga, Cold

John Perrault, The Historical Process

Marcelin Pleynet, Three Excerpts from Comme

Denis Roche, Eros Possessed: A Play

Ed Sanders, Two Poems

Peter Schjeldahl, AIcohol

Hannah Weiner, It Walks

Philip Whalen, The Grand Design

Feature

Blaise Cendrars, Two Portraits: Gustave Lerouge and Arthur Cravan

Art

Erro, Stills from Mecamorphosis